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, Justice Corner

  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

Nominations Being Accepted for YAAD for GA

May 4, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Nominate a young adult from your congregation to be our presbytery’s Young Adult Advisory Delegate (YAAD) to General Assembly (GA) in 2022.

Awareness and Transformation: What We Learned in 2020

February 10, 2021 | Posted in Announcements, Justice Corner

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, Justice Corner

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, Justice Corner

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 …

Hybrid Meeting Guidance

December 2, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, COVID-19 Resources

Hybrid Congregational Meeting Requirements and Recommendations By Rev. Brian Wallace, Associate Minister to Pittsburgh Presbytery A hybrid meeting is one where a group of individuals is gathered together with additional individuals participating online.  With the current state of the COVID-19 …

Justice Corner – 10/29/20

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, Justice Corner

A Periodic Update on the Justice Work of Pittsburgh Presbytery This month Garfield Community Farm, Plant Five For Life and Beulah Presbyterian Church partnered to plant over 100 trees on the historic Beulah property. Since 2016 the Peacemaking Ministry Team …

A Call to Prayer for the Election

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, Weekly Newsletter

A Call to Prayer for the Election Amid these unprecedented times, our nation is engaged in one of the hallmarks of our democracy: a Presidential election.  Since 1789, our country has held elections in all manner of circumstances with a …

Awareness and Transformation: Kneeling During the National Anthem

October 8, 2020 | Posted in Announcements

Episode 6: Kneeling During the National Anthem (September 2020) Now that got your attention…Colin Kaepernick in 2016 knelt during the national anthem at the start of NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States. …

Hold the Date for West Branch Picnic – August 26, 2021 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

October 7, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, Branch News

West Branch Picnic Meeting WHEN   Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. WHERE Crafton Park, 117 W. Steuben Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15205 WHO All Ruling Elders, Teaching Elders, Commissioned Ruling Elders, Church Staff, Inquirers & Candidates for Ministry, & …