Update from the General Minister Search Team

November 16, 2023 | Posted in Announcements

November 16, 2023 Update From the General Minister Search Team In October, the Search Team opened the application process by posting a Ministry Discernment Profile within the PCUSA system as well as sharing it online and in Presbyterian publications. Presbytery members are …

Media and Presentations from the September 2023 Presbytery Meeting

October 1, 2023 | Posted in Announcements

Below, you’ll find links to the videos and presentations shared at the September 2023 meeting of Pittsburgh Presbytery. Videos: Crestfield Service and Adventure Camp Highlight Video (YouTube) The Commonwealth of Oakland NWC Video (YouTube) Freedom Rising Grant Recipient – IMPACT …

2023 Purpose and Strategy Statement Introduction

September 27, 2023 | Posted in Announcements

The Executive Committee of Pittsburgh Presbytery recently approved a new purpose and strategy statement for the Presbytery.  While similar in some ways to previous statements, they also present a significant shift in the way in which the role of the …

2024 Budget Presentation

September 21, 2023 | Posted in Announcements

On September 21st, Rev. Brian Wallace (Associate Minister and Acting Head of Staff), hosted a Zoom meeting where he presented a more in-depth review of the proposed 2024 Budget Meeting.  A video recording of this presentation can be found here.

Would Jesus Livestream? Church, Tech, and the Post-COVID Era

May 4, 2022 | Posted in Announcements

As the world (and the church) emerge from the worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many churches are assessing their use of technology.  Should we keep live streaming?  Should we keep using Zoom?  What about hybrid?  In this presentation, Rev. Brian …

March 16, 2022 | Posted in Announcements, Branch News


Severe Weather Policy Update

January 18, 2022 | Posted in Announcements

In the event of severe winter weather impacting travel conditions, the offices of Pittsburgh Presbytery will follow the schedule of the Pittsburgh Public Schools.  If Pittsburgh Public Schools close or switch to remote instruction due to unsafe travel conditions (and …

Awareness and Transformation: Juneteenth and Critical Race Theory

July 8, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

  Season 2, Episode 3: What We Learned in 2020 (February 2021) America celebrated two federal holidays within two weeks. The Fourth of July, a holiday for almost 250 years, and Juneteenth, one just celebrated for the first time this …

Nominate Candidates for Senior Vice Moderator for 2022

May 4, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Information and Nomination Instructions Information on Time Commitment to GA 2022

Awareness and Transformation: What We Learned in 2020

February 10, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Season 2, Episode 1: What We Learned in 2020 (February 2021) 2020 was a year for the history books! A year we never want to revisit. One filled with racial tension, political unrest, natural disasters, and a paralyzing virus that …

Join the White Ally Workshop by Dr. David Campt!

January 20, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Dr. David Campt will tackle how to use practical dialogue to dismantle unintended bias and racism with “The White Ally Toolkit” to create a compassionate and welcoming space where love is the driving force of belonging. The White Ally Toolkit …

Freedom Rising Sunday on 1/17/21!

January 13, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Annually the Sunday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated as Freedom Rising Sunday! A time for congregations in our presbytery to unite in prayer, worship, witness, and giving to support Freedom Rising and our shared call to address …

End of the Year Statistical Reports Due!

January 6, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

A friendly reminder that the year-end statistical reports are due Tuesday, February 9, 2021. At this point we have had only 2 churches input their reports and this information is important in calculating your per capita. Please remember that your …

Beware of Fake Requests from Email Scammers

January 6, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Over the past few months emails falsely claiming to be from Sheldon Sorge have circulated to some of you. That activity has recently increased, and has expanded to include emails purporting to be from Carla Campbell. Most of these come …

Support for Bethesda!

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Announcements

Support for Bethesda! More than fifty people gathered on the chilly morning of November 22 outside Bethesda Presbyterian Church to hold a prayer vigil for the Homewood community, and for Bethesda’s welfare in light of recent attacks by vandals. Presbytery’s …