Back to School!
Our Annual Back to School Breakfast for staff at Faison Elementary will be on Tuesday, September 19th. A sign-up sheet is in the lobby for assistance with food preparation and serving.
The 6-week Bible study on Joseph to explore how to trust God in troubling times will begin this Thursday, September 21st, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Triplex. This study is open to anyone! Study guides are in and cost $6 - you may purchase yours in the lobby or see Debralyn Woodberry-Shaw. Please read and review pages 9-21 in preparation for the study on Thursday.
Children and Youth
Saturday "Sunday School" for ages 4 and under, Saturday, September 23rd, 10 – 11 a.m. (please note the time change), Parents/caregivers please bring your children to enjoy an interactive play time where kids will hear a Bible lesson and learn a song. We will also have a snack and hands on activity during this time. Parents/caregivers are required to stay with their children to assist them in the activities. For more information, please contact Kerri Clauser, email@example.com.
- Saturday, October 7th - Trip to Grove City Outlet Mall. Join us for a day of shopping and fellowship. We will leave the WARM Center at 8 a.m., have breakfast at Cracker Barrel and then spend the day at the outlet mall. We will return to Bible Center at 4:45 p.m. The cost for the trip is $10 which covers transportation. There is a sign-up sheet in the lobby. Please contact Sister Marci Huguley or Mother Elizabeth Groce for additional information.
- New Book Study – The Emotionally Healthy Woman by Geri Scazzero. We are beginning a journey to becoming emotionally healthy Christians! We will gather on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at Everyday Café to explore topics such as: lying, anger, over functioning, people pleasing and fear. We will start the new book on Saturday, October 7th at 9 a.m. The first chapter is Quit being Afraid of What Others Think. Books are available for purchase in the lobby for $6.50.
Please join us for a fall fellowship at Soergel Orchards on Saturday, October 21st. We leave the WARM Center at 9 a.m. and will return at 2 p.m. A sign-up sheet is in the lobby. Please contact Braxton or Chalis Henderson for additional information.
Marriage and Family Ministry
Save-The-Date – On Sunday, November 19th we will go to dinner and to see The Color Purple at the Benedum Center. We will leave at 3:30 p.m. for dinner and the play is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $26 a person. We would like to purchase group tickets within the next week, so please indicate your interest in attending today. Please contact Braxton or Chalis Henderson for additional information.
Babies are a blessing!!! Join us as we show love to the Lewis family and their new addition, Nia Kashelle. We are inviting the Bible Center family to demonstrate love by preparing meals for the family, every other day, for the next three weeks. The Lewis’ address is 7317 Finance Street, Pittsburgh, 15208. Stephanie can be reached at 662-352-3349.
Brandon and Jill Phillips are excited about their new baby, Bradley Edward. We are going to shower them with love and meals for another week to help them adjust to becoming a family of four. For the week, every other day, we are asking Bible Center family to volunteer to cook meals. Please sign up at the information table for a specific day (so we do not have overlap). Their address is 4001 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, 15217. Jill can be reached at 609-923-5277.
There are two ways to sign up to cook meals. 1) Sign up at church today - there is a sheet in the lobby. Or call the church office to sign up for a day to cook a meal, 412-242-4920 or 2) Sign up online at http://bcpgh.info/serve or https://www.lotsahelpinghands.com/c/707778/ .
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:35
Campus stops/times are as follows:
University of Pittsburgh, 10:10AM, Quad
Carnegie Mellon University, 10:25AM, Morewood Gardens Turnaround
Chatham University, 10:40 AM corner of Fifth Avenue and College St.
Please contact the church office if you have questions, 412-242-4920.
Please visit our website for more information about our ministry opportunities! Click the News & Events tab > Announcements > Ministry Opportunity (at the top of the page)
Kudos/ Concerns--Please send Kudos or Concerns to the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kudos to Brother Christian Hughes who was featured in the business section of the New Pittsburgh Courier this week for his work with aspiring architects. Bravo, Christian!
Please keep Brother Darrin Ward in your prayers. His aunt, Renner Latham Harding, died in North Carolina this week.
We have several donated tickets to the Penguins vs. Red Wings game on Wednesday, September 20th. Please contact the Bible Center office by Monday at noon, 412-242-4920, if you would like tickets.
Pitt Loves Homewood Volunteer Cookout! Come learn about how you can get involved in the Homewood Community! Saturday, September 23rd, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Triplex Lawn, 7238 Fleury Way. If you are coming from campus you can meet at the 71D Port Authority bus stop and ride with a group to the cookout. Groups will meet and ride together every half hour from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blessed Be Educators Forum: Faith and Personality Development in Children. The speaker is Randall Hoedeman, PhD, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute. The event is on Saturday, September 23rd from 9 – 11 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish Banquet Hall, 363 W. 11th Avenue Extension, Homestead, PA 15120 (near the Waterfront). Registration is $5 and includes breakfast and handouts (the conference is underwritten by the College of Learning and Innovation at Carlow University). Contact Mary Ann Hvizdos at 412-807-1611 or email@example.com to register.