Galatians 5 calls us to exhibit love, joy, peace, patience, kindness and more – a daunting list. And often, the people we live with are the hardest to treat this way!Read More
Bring your sewing machines, thread and smiles.
Material, bias tape, elastic and lunch will be provided.
The date is Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM in Fellowship Hall.
Please contact Jody Jackson for information and reservations at 412-364-8573.
We look forward to another great day of sewing, fellowship and lots of laughs.
Invite anyone you think may like to join us in this project. God bless.
Date: December 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 801 Beaver St.
Sewickley, PA, 15143
The “One Voice” Christian Vocal Ensemble, directed by David F. Pressau, will present a concert for Advent at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 3, 7:00 PM. The concert features the "One Voice" signature combination of Christian music and the Holy Word of God. Thrill to the message of everlasting love through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ so that we could be reunited with the Heavenly Father.
"One Voice" is an inter-denominational Christian Vocal Ensemble located in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. The Ensemble was founded in September 1991 by its director, David F. Pressau, who is the Minister of Music at Grace Anglican Church, Mount Washington, Pennsylvania. The group’s mission is to spread the word of God's love through a ministry of music. “One Voice” has presented concerts at a variety of churches in the Pittsburgh area since their first season. Each concert is a mélange of music styles, from classical to contemporary,
with Scripture passages woven throughout.
Free! No RSVP required. All are welcome! Please join us in the historic St. Andrew’s Presbyterian sanctuary as we prepare our hearts for the birth of the King!
SATURDAY, JANUARY 6TH
Meet at church at 9:30 am on Saturday. Bring either a pack/pair of new socks or an individually wrapped portable snack. We'll hand out Socks, Snacks & Hot Chocolate to homeless folks in the park. It was a great experience last time and helped a lot of people. Dress for the weather, be grateful you are not homeless, but if it's really cold we'll let you warm up in the car.
The Deacons are once again collecting food items and cash for our Thanksgiving Baskets project. In this season of thanks, we wish to share some of our abundance with those less fortunate in our community. We are collecting items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, which will be placed in baskets, and delivered to local families who have been identified as in need. Each basket will contain the items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – potatoes, stuffing mix, gravy, corn, yams, cranberry sauce, dessert and a $25 Kuhns or Giant Eagle gift card for a turkey.
PLEASE BRING ALL ITEMS TO THE CHURCH BY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Thank you for your generosity as we make this season of thanks a season of giving and of sharing. So, please…take a turkey or three from the tree.
This will be CPCBA’s 7th Annual Gift and Craft Show. We will be playing holiday music, creating a wonderful holiday atmosphere as people stroll through the various vendor and crafter tables to make their selections . Of course the CPCBA Café will be open for the shoppers to refuel, perhaps while enjoying the company of a friend or neighbor.
Maybe you would like to be one of the vendors? There are two types of tables...Read More
October marks the 500-Year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Church in Germany. On Monday, October 16, Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon will host Dr. Kenneth Woo, Professor of Church History at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, who will discuss the history and theology of the Reformation as well as answer your questions. The program is from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm followed by light refreshments. Please join us for an evening of interesting conversation and good fellowship!
Tomorrow, Palm Sunday, April 9th we will have a short procession to the church door as we wave our palms and follow Buster the Donkey to church. Please come early on April 9th and gather on the church lawn at 10:15 am. Friends and neighbors welcome!
Help us begin Holy Week with shouts of Hosannah!
On March 18, a number of women volunteered to sew dresses to provide relief to vulnerable children throughout the continent of Africa and beyond. This has been an annual event at CPCBA and we thank Jody Jackson and the women who have organized and carried out this effort.
On Sunday evening, March 19, the Christian vocal ensemble “One Voice for Christ” will be performing their Lenten program, Wondrous Love, at 7:00 p.m. at the Emsworth UP Church located at 73 Hiland Ave. in Emsworth. A time of refreshments and fellowship will follow the program. All are encouraged to come and worship together with us as we immerse ourselves in the story of Christ’s life, His persecution, His death on the cross, and His ressurection so that all my be saved. Please join us!
Your children, your relatives’ children, your friends’ children are all invited to join in showing us the way to the Bethlehem in the Christmas Pageant.
As the service is simple and creative, ALL children can be in the Pageant that morning.
No experience required. If you have guests, bring them! No one will be left out, there’s a costume and a place for everyone. Bring the cousins and the camera, we’ll meet you at the manger.
HOWEVER…ALL CHILDREN NEED TO BE AT CHURCH by 9:00 AM that morning.
Light morning snacks will be provided.
IF YOU CAN HELP children get into costume and practice for the pageant, please let Melanie know!
As we find new ways to Christ to the Community, CPCBA will be coordinating quarterly dinners at The Center in Bellevue. The next one is Monday, December 19, 2016. The meal has been planned and will include a ham, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and rolls (No Dessert – the Center will serve cookies). We are asking volunteers to provide meals for 80 adults and the CPCBA servers in blocks of 20. (e.g. mashed potatoes, casserole or rolls to serve 20. Look for a sign-up sheet in the Narthex.
We also need servers. All are encouraged to share the meal with the attendees. It is a wonderful experience filled with lots of stories and laughter. Come join in the fun. Thereis a role for everyone, particularly cooks and servers. Please let Lyn or Walt Robertson know if you would like to participate. (412-761-1030 or email@example.com).
Join us after worship on November 6 for a one hour class with your kids about Bible Basics. Tips for reading it, suggestions of where to start and a few fun facts. Lunch is provided. Children will be presented with a Bible in worship the following Sunday, November 13.
Alongside many other local organizations, CPCBA deacons and youth manned a table at the Ben Avon Fall Festival. They shared our new website with the community, and our youth raised money selling homemade treats. Most memorably, they raffled offed a rice crispy treat "as big as your head."
Thanks to those members who manned the table and everyone who stopped by.
The church is not a building: the church is not a steeple; the church is not a resting place; the church is a people!
This past June 5th the congregation put that old song into practice as we participated in our ninth Faith-in-Action Sunday. Family members, friends and neighbors joined our service projects to reflect Christ’s love to others in our community.
In the Community
- The Center of Bellevue (Home of the Monday Meal Ministry)
- Holy Family Institute
- Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter
- 2nd UP Church of Wilkinsburg
In Fellowship Hall
- Dignity Robes
- Projects for Children
- Church “Redd-up” Projects