Jazz pianist part of Sewickley Presbyterian services

Thursday, November 7, 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 more information, call 412-741-7688 or visit antiochfwbaptist sewickley.org.

• 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 information, call the church or visit the website.

Beth Samuel Jewish Center

The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge.

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

• 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.

Sewickley Presbyterian

The church is at 414 Grant St., Sewickley. For more information, visit sewickley presby.org 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 more information, 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 more information, email shoagland @sewickley presby.org.

• 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 every Monday at 6:30 p.m. 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 Thursdays at 1 p.m. 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.

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 ccgf.org.

• 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 more information, 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 more information.

• 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 more information, visit truthatwork.org.

• 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 ccgf.org/podcast. No names will be used. Once enough questions are submitted and gathered, the podcast will air.

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 more information, visit stbrendans.org 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 featuring 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 on Mondays at 11 a.m. to help Christians navigate contemporary issues.

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

• Brendan’s Boots, the parish hiking group, will explore the Three Rivers Heritage Trail along the Ohio River on Nov. 16. Participants will carpool from the church at 9 a.m. and after the walk will have lunch at a restaurant.

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