Knitting for Missions, Justice Ministry and more at Sewickley area places of worship

Friday, February 7, 2020 | 12:01 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

Beth Samuel Jewish Center

The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge.

For information, visit or contact the center at or 724-266-5238.

• 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 — Fitness Friday Dinner & Service

• 9 a.m. Feb. 15 — Torah Yoga and Meditation Class

• 10 a.m. Feb. 16 — Book Club discussion: “24/6 The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week” by Tiffany Shlain

• 10:45 a.m. Feb. 23 – Adult education with Pastor Barry Lewis

• 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 – Shabbat Across America

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

• Information on weekly Bible studies, including a community study, moms in prayer, women’s studies and men’s studies, can be found at

• WORD*FM welcomes Christian comedian Marty Simpson for a night of laughs on Feb. 14 at Christ Church. Marty’s comedy is rooted in his life experiences which include antics with his wife, children and golden doodles, as well as the occasional sports story. General admission and VIP Dinner tickets available. For tickets, visit upcoming-events.

Fairmount 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 a.m. Wednesday prayer is held at 6:30 p.m. For more information, 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 more 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 more information, visit or call 724-935-6800.

Sewickley Presbyterian

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

• Men’s Huddle meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the Faith House. All are welcome. Call the church for more information.

• Koinonia women’s group meets at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and includes communion and a study. All women are invited to attend.

• Club 345 meets from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays in the Faith House. This after-school program for kids in grades 3-5 includes games, craft projects and snacks. Parents are asked to register on the church website. For more information, email

• Knitting for Missions meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Faith House. All levels of knitters are welcome to attend and knit items for mission organizations.

• AA, Nar-Anon, Al-Anon, NA and Overeaters Anonymous meetings are hosted at various times. Check the church website for dates and times.

Sewickley United Methodist

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

The church will host its 72nd annual turkey dinner Feb. 13. The homemade meal includes turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, pie and beverages. Dine in at 5 or 6 p.m. Takeout meals will be available for pickup from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tickets for adults and takeout are $12 each. Children ages 5-10 are $5. Under 5 are free. Please contact the church office for tickets.

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian

The church is at 801 Beaver St., Sewickley. For more 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. Visit or call 412-364-5974.

• St. Brendan’s will hold a used book, CD and DVD sale 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 21 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22.

• The Book Club is reading Delia Owens “Where the Crawdads Sing,” a novel about a child growing up largely on her own in the wild marshes of a North Carolina coastal community. Readers will meet for fun, fellowship and discussion at 7 p.m. Feb. 6.

• The Justice Ministry is gathering donations of gently used goods for shipment to needy people in Haiti. Requested items are sewing machines, lightweight clothing, bicycles, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toiletries and school supplies. Donations may be dropped off at the church.

• Being a Modern Episcopalian is a small-group discussion that meets 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 at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Tutors and students welcome.

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

• Sliding into Sabbath is a weekly soup and discussion time to help everyone end their workweek and ease into their Sabbath, every Friday between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Just bring soup to share and enjoy the conversation.

St. James Catholic

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

St. Matthew’s 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

St. Stephen’s Anglican

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

• New Sermon Series: Discovering Your Call to Ministry – More than Volunteers, 10:15 a.m. Sundays. Offered along with the sermon series is an Adult-Ed class, Discovering your Spiritual Gifts, taught by Clint and Kim Kerley. Each participant will be invited to take a spiritual gifts inventory. Then we will discuss the spiritual gifts noted in the Bible and how they can be put to use in the church today.

• Memory Loss Support, 10:30 a.m.-noon second Monday of each month. Support group for those suffering from or caring for a loved one with Memory Loss. Please call the pastoral care office with any questions. 412-741-1790 ext. 136.