Several Sewickley-area churches hosting VBS

Friday, June 7, 2019 | 6:00 AM

Beth Samuel Jewish Center

The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge.

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

• 7 p.m. June 9 — Movie Night; RSVP for location

• 6:30 p.m. June 14 – Shabbat in the Park; RSVP for location

• 9 a.m. June 15 – Torah Yoga

• 7 p.m. June 20 – Knitting 101

Blackburn United Methodist Church

The church is at 910 Blackburn Road, Sewickley Heights.

Christ Church at Grove Farm

The church is at 244 Duff Road, Ohio Township.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

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

Grace Anglican Church, Edgeworth

The church is at 325 Church Lane, Edgeworth. For more information, visit

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, including its Sewickley Valley location.

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 sewickley or call 412-741-4550.

• Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 17-21 for pre-K to grade 5. Visit the church website to fill out the online registration form and for more details.

• All levels of knitters are welcome to Knitting for Missions, which meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Faith House. This group knits items that are specific to needs in a variety of different missions.

• Times and days for Alcoholics Anonymous, Nar-Anon, Al-Anon, Narcotics Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous are listed on the church website.

Sewickley United Methodist Church

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

St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church

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

• The church will participate in the Pittsburgh Pride Equality March, which begins at 12:30 p.m. June 9, in downtown Pittsburgh. Carpools will leave from the church at 9 a.m.

• The annual parish picnic is set for June 23 at the Latham Shelter in North Park. The picnic will begin with an outdoor Eucharist service at 11 a.m.

• To Mars and Beyond Vacation Bible School is set for 9 a.m. to noon, June 24-28. Children from ages 4 to 11 are invited to enjoy high-energy assemblies, Bible stories, interactive lessons, art projects, music, snacks and recreational time. Cost is $20 for the first child and $5 for each sibling. Registration is available at st or at the office.

• Being a Modern Episcopalian is a small-group conversation held at 11 a.m. Mondays to discuss contemporary issues faced by today’s Christians.

• The Rev. Regis Smolko leads a Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

St. James Catholic

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

• The relics of St. Anthony of Padua will visit the church on June 9, Pentecost Sunday. Veneration of the relics will be from 9 to 11 a.m. All are invited.

St. Matthew’s AME Zion Church

The church is at 345 Thorn St., Sewickley.

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

• Vacation Bible School movie night will be from 6 to 9 p.m. June 12. Light refreshments will be served and children ages 4-16 are welcome to attend.

St. Paul’s Lutheran

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

• Summer worship hours begin June 16. Summer worship is 8:15 and 10 a.m. through mid-September.

• A mid-week prayer and hymn service is held at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month through the end of September. Gather in the courtyard for a peaceful respite. The service will be about 30 minutes and will consist of prayers, psalms and favorite hymns. Come as you are.

St. Stephen’s Anglican Church

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

• A Beth Moore video study on the Book of James will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through July 24. RSVP to [email protected] to sign up or for more information.