Antioch Baptist in Sewickley to hold youth day

Friday, November 1, 2019 | 6:01 AM

Antioch Baptist Church

The church is at 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley.

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship and praise service at 10:45 a.m. A Bible study and prayer service is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For details, call 412-741-7688 or visit antiochfwbaptist

• The church will host a youth day at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 10. The theme is “On the Battlefield for the Lord” taken from Ephesians 6, verses 11-18. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Damon Bratton, Rock Christian Fellowship Church, Rochester. Lunch will be served after the service. For details, call the church or visit the website.

Beth Samuel Jewish Center

The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge.

For information, visit beth or contact the center at [email protected] or 724-266-5238.

• 10:45 a.m. Nov. 3 — Adult education workshop with Arielle Droser from Squirrel Hill Food Pantry, “One Pot Meals”

• Nov. 15 and 16 — Shabbaton weekend with visiting Cantor Arlene Frank

Tickets are required for all High Holy Day services. Contact the office for info on obtaining tickets.

Blackburn United Methodist

The church is at 910 Blackburn Road, Sewickley Heights.

Christ Church at Grove Farm

The church is at 244 Duff Road, Ohio Township. A blended/traditional service is held at 9 a.m. Sundays and a modern service is held at 11:15 a.m. Visit

• Primetimes First Thursday Fellowship will be held at noon Nov. 7 with devotions by Hugh Moore. The luncheon will include lasagna, salad and cookies. Debbie Kennedy will present “Travel Log of Scotland and Ireland.” All are welcome to attend. For details, call Chuck Gerdes at 724-776-1146.

• The 2nd Annual Broken Not Defeated men’s conference will be held starting at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 16. The keynote speaker is Pastor Steve Chiles. There will be seven breakout sessions from which to choose. Visit the church website for details.

• Recovery Support Ministry provides a Christ-centered 12-step curriculum for those seeking guidance and support for alcohol and drug dependency and addiction. Meetings are at 7 p.m. in the Barn. Visit the church website for details.

• Are you a faith-based leader in the marketplace? Join a community of like-minded leaders and be inspired and encouraged by national thought leaders and experts as they equip us with best practices for integrating faith and work. Truth at Work Conference Simulcast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 in Wilson Hall. For details, visit

• Asked & Answered podcast allows you to ask your biblical, theological and life questions. Submit your questions on any of the church’s social media channels or on the website at No names will be used. Once enough questions are submitted and gathered, the podcast will air.

Fairmont Presbyterian Church

The church is at 2535 Fairmount Church Road, Sewickley. Sunday school for children and adults begins at 9 a.m. and worship is held at 10. Wednesday prayer is held at 6:30 p.m.

For details, call 412-364-7880 or visit

First Church of Christ, Scientist

The church is at 222 Beaver St., Sewickley. For information, visit or call 412-741-4552.

• Sunday services are held at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday services are held at 7:30 p.m.

Grace Orthodox Presbyterian

The church is at 1419 Beaver Road, Glen Osborne. For information, visit or call 412-741-3430.

• Weekly Lord’s Day morning instruction begins at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship is at 11 a.m., and evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sundays.

North Way Sewickley Valley

North Way Christian Community offers six locations across the Pittsburgh area. Services for the Sewickley Valley location are at Osborne Elementary School, 1414 Beaver Road, Glen Osborne. For information, visit or call 724-935-6800.

Sewickley Presbyterian

The church is at 414 Grant St., Sewickley. For information, visit sewickley or call 412-741-4550.

• On Nov. 10, jazz pianist Deanna Witkowski will participate in the three morning worship services and perform a concert at 2 p.m. Following a solo appearance in the 8 a.m. service, she’ll be joined in the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services by drummer Thomas Wendt, a child of the congregation, and bass player Tony DePaolis, and in the 11 a.m. service by the Chancel Choir. The three will return to the Sanctuary at 2 p.m. to offer a concert of both sacred and secular jazz. The concert and services are free and open to the public and will be held in the sanctuary of the church, located at the corner of Beaver and Grant Streets. For details, call 412-741-4550, ext. 205.

• Club 345 meets from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays in the Faith House. The after-school program is for kids in grades 3-5 who will play games, do crafts and have a snack. Parents are asked to register on the church website. For details, email shoagland @sewickley

• Koinonia is a women’s group that meets every Tuesday from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Women gather for communion and a study. All women are welcome to attend.

• The Men’s Huddle meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in the Faith House. All men are welcome, regardless of denomination.

• Do you like to knit or would you like to learn how? Knitting for Mission meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Faith House, second floor. This group knits items that are specific to needs in a variety of different mission organizations. All levels of knitters are welcome.

• Check the church website for meeting dates and times, including AA and NA.

Sewickley United Methodist

The church is at 337 Broad St., Sewickley. For information, call 412-741-9430 or visit

• A contemporary service is held at 9 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 on Sundays.

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian

The church is at 801 Beaver St., Sewickley. For information, visit or call 412-741-8840.

St. Brendan’s Episcopal

The church is at 2365 McAleer Road, Franklin Park. Eucharist services are at 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, visit or call 412-364-5974.

• St. Brendan’s weekly Eucharist services are at 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

• The annual Holiday Craft Show and Cookie Walk will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23 and feature 45-plus vendors with unique gift items, including handmade clothing, accessories, gourmet foods, home décor, soaps, woodcrafts, jewelry, pet items, ornaments and candles. Shoppers also will be able to choose from dozens of home-baked cookies to fill their personal box.

• Being a Modern Episcopalian is a small-group discussion at 11 a.m. Mondays to help Christians navigate contemporary issues.

• Conversation Friends helps immigrants learn English to help with everyday life. Sessions are held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Tutors and students welcome.

• The Rev. Regis Smolko offers Bible Conversations at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

St. James Catholic

The church is at 200 Walnut St., Sewickley. For information, visit saint or call 412-741-6650.

St. Matthews AME Zion

The church is at 345 Thorn St., Sewickley.

• Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and service starts at 10:30.

St. Paul’s Lutheran

The church is at 616 Washington St., Sewickley. For information, call 412-741-8484 or view the website at

St. Stephen’s Anglican

The church is at 405 Frederick Ave., Sewickley. For information, call 412-741-1790 or visit

• Intergenerational Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m. each week. All ages are welcome. A light meal and coffee will be served each week.

• A Snack Box for use by the community is located on the Logan Street side of the church. The intention is that anyone who is hungry or needs a snack is welcome to take something from the box.

• The theme of God’s power to heal will be featured at all weekend services Nov. 2 and 3 with preaching by Dr. Bill Henry, senior associate rector, on the Bible passage Matthew 20:29-34. At the conclusion of each service, teams of prayer ministers will gather to pray for anyone who would like prayers for healing in their own lives.

• The church will honor and thank the Sewickley Branch of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Osage for a program and luncheon Nov. 10 with the 11 a.m. worship. All are welcome. Contact the church at [email protected] to reserve a spot.

• Grow in your daily walk with Christ by joining a small group or Bible study that encourages and challenges one another to live the life Christ calls us to live. Visit the church website for groups for men, women, young adults and students.