Sewickley-area churches plan Easter events
Friday, April 19, 2019 | 6:00 AM
Beth Samuel Jewish Center
The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge.
For information, visit bethsamuel.org or contact the center at [email protected] comcast.net or 724-266-5238.
• 9 a.m. April 20 — Torah Yoga
• 6 p.m. April 20 — Second Night Seder
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 edgeworthanglican.com.
Grace Orthodox Presbyterian
The church is at 1419 Beaver Road, Glen Osborne. For more information, visit www.graceopcpgh.org 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.
The church is at 414 Grant St., Sewickley. For more information, visit sewickleypresby.org or call 412-741-4550.
Sewickley United Methodist Church
The church is at 337 Broad St. For more information, visit sewickleyumc.org or call 412-741-9430.
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 held at Osborne Elementary School, 1414 Beaver Road, Glen Osborne.
For more information, visit northway.org or call 724-935-6800.
St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church
The church is at 2365 McAleer Road, Franklin Park. For more information, visit stbrendans.org or call 412-364-5974.
• Good Friday service will be held at noon and 7 p.m. April 19.
• Saturday Easter vigil will be held at 8 p.m. April 20.
• Easter Sunday service will be held at 8 and 10 a.m. April 21.
• A special children’s liturgy will take place at 10 a.m. April 28. Young parishioners will receive a children’s sermon and assist with the scriptural readings, prayers and singing.
• Under One Roof, a support group for multi-generation households, will meet on Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. The group helps people cope with the challenges (and occasional joys) of suddenly housing extended family members.
• Bishop Dorsey McConnell of the Pittsburgh diocese will visit the parish at 10 a.m. May 12 to perform the sacraments of baptism and confirmation and to receive new members into the church.
• Rob Rogers, the nationally syndicated cartoonist, will speak, show cartoons and answer questions about his work at 6 p.m. May 28 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
• The Rev. Regis Smolko leads a Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
• Free lessons in Tai Chi are given at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
St. James Catholic
The church is at 200 Walnut St., Sewickley.
• The church will have Eucharistic Adoration Monday through Friday during Lent. Adoration begins after 9 a.m. Mass until 9 p.m., and Fridays until 6:45 p.m., followed by Stations of the Cross.
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.
St. Paul’s Lutheran
The church is at 616 Washington St., Sewickley. For information, call 412-741-8484 or visit www.stpauls sewickley.org.
• Worship is held at 8:15 and 11 a.m. Sundays, and Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30. Bible study is held at 7 p.m. every other Tuesday.
• Good Friday Tenebrae service will be held at 8 p.m. April 19.
• The church will host a community Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 20 in the courtyard, weather permitting. In case of rain, it will be held in the fellowship area. This free event is for families with children under 12 and will include a snack and craft.
• Easter Sunday worship will be held at 8:15 and 11 a.m. April 21.
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
The church is at 405 Frederick Ave., Sewickley. For information, call 412-741-1790 or visit www.ststephenschurch.net.
• Good Friday service will be held from noon to 3 p.m. April 19. The service will include sermons, choral presentations, hymns and prayers.
• Community Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. April 20 for ages 2 to 10 on the front lawn.
• Easter weekend services include an Easter Eve vigil at 6 p.m. April 20; traditional worship at 8 and 9 a.m. April 21 and contemporary worship at 11.
• All who are suffering the loss of a loved one are welcome to GriefShare. Meetings are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the church library.