This year’s Annual Conference session for all United Methodist Churches in Western Pennsylvania will be held at Grove City College on June 9-12. This year’s theme is “Hungers of the Heart.” While only designated clergy and lay representatives from each congregation may vote on church legislation, most of the Conference activities are open to everyone.
Mifflin Avenue is honored to have as our guest Shafiq Jamoos, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, who will be sharing his personal story of his Muslim faith. Shafiq, who is from Palestine, will be happy to discuss questions you may have about his spiritual beliefs, life experiences, and faith
Beginning on Sunday, June 5 and continuing through August, the Sunday schedule for Mifflin Avenue will be as follows: Christian Education: 9:30 AM Worship: 10:15 AM Members and previous attendees: please note that the start date is earlier than in past years. Thanks!
The bulletin for our May 15th worship service is now available online. Click here to view it.
Worship on Easter Day will be held at 11:00 AM. Christian Education classes will not meet at 9:30 AM, but everyone is welcome to come early for coffee and refreshments before worship. Also, the junior church class and nursery care will not be available Easter Day. Children are invited to worship with their families.
In response to the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through northeast Japan on Friday, March 11 triggering a 33-foot tsunami wave, United Methodists and friends are urged to pray for the people of Japan during this crucial hour and support this emergency effort through giving. The earthquake is the strongest to hit Japan in 140 years, and it
Congregations of the Swissvale area ministerium will be hosting worship services Wednesday evenings at 7 PM during Lent. A Good Friday via dolorosa walk will also be held during Holy Week. All are invited to attend. Services will be held at the following locations: Wednesday, March 16, 7 PM: Living Spirit Ministry United Methodist Church, 7415 Irvine St. Wednesday,
Lent is a period of spiritual self-examination and penance in preparation for Easter. Each of the five Sundays in Lent, our adult Christian Education class will watch and discuss a Nooma video, and the sermon will focus on a chapter from the book unChristian by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. These resources can be tools for us during Lent as we reevaluate what it
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host the annual Schaff Lectures Wed., March 23 at the Seminary. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Dr. Hak Joon Lee, associate professor of theology and ethics at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, N.J. These lectures are free and open to the public. This year’s Schaff Lectures will address the topic
Get a first-person view of homelessness at a March 12 screening of The Bridge, an independent documentary about homelessness in Pittsburgh. It follows Al Ferguson, part of the Hot Metal Bridge faith community, as he transitions from living under a train trestle in the South Side to his own apartment. Hot Metal is hosting a