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PNews – 12/17/20

December 17, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery What Does Light Reveal? As people of the light, Jesus calls his disciples a “city on a hill.” His followers have always been on public display, regardless of whether they seek it out. Jesus came to …


The Light of the World

December 17, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 17, 2020 Advent is nothing if not the season of lights. Our Jewish siblings call Hannukah their “Festival of Lights.” Celebrants of Kwanzaa similarly light …


Bracing for What’s to Come

December 10, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 10, 2020 Bracing for What’s to Come[i] All we can do is wait. For how long? Nobody knows. From the thick of our broken world-as-we-have-it …


PNews – 12/10/20

December 10, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery How Much Longer? All we can do is wait. For how long? Nobody knows. From the thick of our broken world-as-we-have-it we dare only with trembling to hope for things eventually to get better. When everything …


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 …


Downloadable Worship Resources

December 8, 2020 | Posted in COVID-19 Resources

To assist congregations during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the staff of Pittsburgh Presbytery will be providing downloadable worship components, usually in the form of sermons, for use by our congregations.   Please note that the resources below are most appropriate for …


PNews – 12/03/2020

December 3, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Will Christ Arrive Grandly or Unnoticed? The lectionary for the Second Sunday of Advent includes a remarkable passage from 2 Peter. It likens the coming of the Lord to that of a thief, then switches metaphors …


By Shout and By Whisper

December 3, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 3, 2020 The lectionary for the Second Sunday of Advent includes a remarkable passage from 2 Peter. It likens the coming of the Lord to …


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 …


PNews – 11/19/20

November 19, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery True Power: Might or Meekness? This coming Sunday, the last before Advent, the church marks the festival of the Reign of Christ, sometimes called “Christ the King Sunday.” John declares that Jesus was able to humble …