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Upcoming events at places of worship in Sewickley for the week of April 5, 2024

Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch
Baptist Church

332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley. 412-741-7688. antiochfw
baptistsewickley.org.

Antioch Baptist Church is having its second annual 3 versus 3 basketball tournament on May 18 at noon at Quaker Valley High School. Everyone is invited. The tournament is for kids, men and women ages 8–11, 12–14, 15–17 and 18 and up. You can sign up online.

The team registration fee is $5, the cost per player is $10, and the spectator fee is $5. If you register early, the team registration fee is waived. At the door, the fees are: team $5, player $15.

Beth Samuel
Jewish Center

810 Kennedy Drive,
Ambridge. 412-266-5238.
bethsamuel.org.

Beth Samuel Jewish Center offers Shabbat services every week, family services once a month and Kabbalat Shabbat services online once per month. There is also Religious School every Sunday.

First Friday: Family Service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, followed by a social gathering in the social hall.

Shabbat Morning Services: Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by a social gathering in the social hall.

Kabbalat Shabbat Services: Usually on the third Friday of the month, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Contact the office for the link. This gathering often includes a visiting musician, cantor, rabbi or other noteworthy guest.

Religious School: From preschool through bar-bat mitzvah, every Sunday morning on campus. To learn more, call, go online or email [email protected].

Sewickley
Presbyterian Church

414 Grant St., Sewickley. 412-741-4550. sewickley
presby.org.

Worship Services are held at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. each Sunday. Education hour for all ages is at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

Club 345, the after-school club for kids in grades 3, 4 and 5, is now meeting on Fridays from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. at the Faith House. Kids enjoy a snack, play games, and work on a mission project. All kids are welcome to attend. Registration is available on the church website.

Sewickley United Methodist Church

337 Broad St., Sewickley. 412-741-9430. sewickleyumc.org.

The Sewickley United Methodist Church has two services each Sunday: 9 a.m. contemporary, featuring our praise band Leap of Faith; and 11 a.m. traditional, with nursery care and children’s ministries during both services. The church is a reconciling congregation and openly welcomes all people.

St. Brendan’s
Episcopal Church

Corner of Rochester and McAleer roads, Franklin Park. 412-364-5974. stbrendans.org.

St. Brendan’s is an open, welcoming and active church that holds in-person worship with Eucharist at 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays, and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Sunday 10 a.m. service is also livestreamed on YouTube. Sunday School and nursery coverage are available for children at the 10 a.m. service. A Children’s Service is held on the fourth Sunday of every month at 10 a.m. in which young members actively participate in various aspects of the liturgy. The next monthly Children’s Service is set for April 28 at 10 a.m., when young members will serve as readers, acolytes and ushers during the liturgy.

The parish’s Adopt-a-
Highway chapter will pick up roadside litter on April 6, after meeting at the church at 8:30 a.m. Anyone age 14 and up may participate in the cleanup at the Camp Horne Road interchange of I-279 in Ohio Twp.

The book club of St. Brendan will gather at 1 p.m. April 8, to talk about “Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt, a story that examines friendship, judgment and optimism.

Brendan’s Boots, the local hiking group, will explore the Wildflower Reserve at Raccoon Creek State Park on April 9. Carpool rides will leave the church at 9 a.m. Lunch will be after the walk.

The next gathering for Taize will be on April 24, at 6 p.m. It’s a calm, pensive ceremony that encourages contemplation and meditation.

The Justice Ministry will screen the movie “Deadly by Design” on April 25 at 7 p.m., where survivors of gun violence explain how failures in policy led to their tragedies.

Young members of the church who will be entering post-high school education in the autumn are encouraged to apply for St. Brendan’s Scholarships by May 1. Financial assistance is given based on a person’s years of involvement and attendance at St. Brendan’s.

Morning Prayer is available at 8 a.m., Monday through Friday, via Zoom. Bible Study is held at 11 a.m. Tuesdays via Zoom. Contact the office for links.

St. Matthews
AME Zion Church

Corner of Walnut and Thorn streets, Sewickley. 412-742-4239.

Services at 10:30 a.m. Sundays.

St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church

616 Washington St.,
Sewickley. 412-741-8484.

Sunday worship is at 10 a.m.; Sunday school at 9 a.m. Weekly Bible study is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Edgeworth Eat’n Park.

St. Stephen’s
Anglican Church

405 Frederick Ave.,
Sewickley. 412-741-1790. ststephenschurch.net.

Worship Services 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Children’s Programming (for birth through fifth grade) aims to provide a safe and engaging space for children to experience God and learn about their place in His story while including every child, and appreciating their differences as they worship, learn and communicate. Visit ststephenschurc.net/weekend-children to learn more about our resources for parents, how we advocate for families and children, and intentionally walk with children as they grow in their relationship with Christ.

The Three Rivers Ringers is Pittsburgh’s best bell choir. St. Stephen’s church is happy to welcome the choir back to perform their spring concert. The concert is free to the public. Donations are happily accepted to support this Pittsburgh musical treasure. The concert will be held in the church sanctuary at 4 p.m. April 28. For more information, contact Kelly Nan at [email protected].

Noah’s Ark Preschool and Kindergarten is currently enrolling for the 2024-25 school year. Noah’s Ark has classes for 3, 4 and 5 year olds, as well as a full kindergarten curriculum provided within a half day program. View our brochure at ststephenschurch.net/Pre-K-3-5 for more detailed information about each grade level. Contact Melissa Hendricks at 412-741-5231 or [email protected] to schedule a tour. Classes fill quickly, so reach out soon.

Triumph Church

1293 Mt. Nebo Road,
Ohio Twp. 412-630-8204. triumph1293.org.

Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening online Bible study takes place at 6:30 p.m. (contact the church for Zoom information).

The Justice for All conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 6 at Dutilh United Methodist Church in Cranberry. For more information, visit wpaumc.org/justice-for-all.

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