Our goal is to be a welcoming and inclusive church for all people.




905 Mifflin Avenue


Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith






- Gathering into worship - 


*Those that are able are invited to stand


Welcome and Announcements


*Call to Worship                                                                                              

O God, you are righteous

Transform us by your Word!

Your judgments are upright

Transform us by your Word!

Your precepts are unforgettable

Transform us by your Word!

Give us understanding and we will live

Re-form us, reconcile us,

Transform us by your Word!


*Hymn                               “Come, Holy Ghost, Our Hearts Inspire”                 UMH #603


*Opening Prayer


- Reflecting on God’s word –


*Kids Song                                          “Stop and Go”                                              *See Screen


Children’s Sermon                                                                                     

Hymn                                    “Deep in the Shadows of the Past”                        TFWS #2246


Scripture                                                                                                            Psalm 119:97-105


Sermon                                   Growing in the Word                                 Pastor Kelly


Silent Prayer / Prayers of the People / Lord’s Prayer

(You are invited to share your prayer concerns by writing them on the Prayer Request cards and placing them in the offering plate.)


-Responding to God’s Word-



Prayer of Thanksgiving


Offering Our Gifts and Tithes


*Hymn                                  “Wonderful Words of Life”                                  UMH #600


*Benediction for Lent


*Chorus                               “Wonderful Words of Life” (Refrain)                  UMH #600

Beautiful words, wonderful words, Wonderful words of life;

Beautiful words, wonderful words, Wonderful words of life.






Please join us immediately after worship for our monthly Second Sunday Social hosted by Carolyn Hartner.




South Avenue and Mifflin Avenue Churches make up the WILKINSBURG CHARGE. 

Not only do we “share” Pastor Kelly, we work together to do ministry in our community and with each other.

South Avenue Church worships Sundays at 10am

Mifflin Avenue worships Sundays at 11:15am

Folks are encouraged to attend whichever worship service is most convenient for them.





Residents of Tennessee

Our military and all people throughout the Middle East

Migrant families at our border

United Methodist Denomination

Mifflin Avenue Church







Second Sunday of Lent


March 8, 2020