South Ave News

South Avenue United Methodist Church
733 South Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA   15221
412-371-7421 – Fax # 412-371-2675
Rev. Kelly J Smith, Pastor

February 23, 2020 Transfiguration Sunday

Greeter:  Nancy Richard
The Altar Flowers are presented by Glenn and Mabel Matteson in loving memory of Lucius & H. Lucile Matteson, father and aunt of Glenn.

Our Vision:
Our vision is to be a loving Christian community, gratefully amazed and empowered by the gift of God’s grace. We seek to be an oasis of God’s grace and Christ-like hospitality, open to all. We seek to be bold and humble agents of God’s love.

Our Mission:
Our mission is to praise and serve God, to grow together in faithfulness as disciples of Jesus ,and to serve as partners with God in ministry to our Wilkinsburg community and the world.


Sunday, February 23, 2020 
10:00 am Worship/Sunday School
11:15 am Hospitality Brunch

Monday, February 24, 2020
United Articles Due!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6:00 pm Ash Wednesday Dinner/Service

Thursday, February 27, 2020
7:30 pm Choir

Friday, February 28, 2020 Office Closed

Saturday, February 29, 2020 Office Closed

Sunday, March 1, 2020
10:00 am Worship-Communion
10:00 am Sunday School

Attendance Last Week
February 16, 2020
Worship – 34 / Sunday School – 4


We thank those of you who have contributed to our Food Pantry.  We are at full capacity, so, at this time, contributions are not necessary.  


The McLaughlin Memorial Fund provides the opportunity for you to have the UPPER ROOM DEVOTIONAL booklet.  You may obtain a copy of the March/April issue in the Narthex or at the literature rack by the Action Table.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Dinner – 6:00 pm / Service – 7:00 pm

Please join us as we gather here at SAUMC for a light meal and Ash Wednesday service. Please sign up at the Action Table or call the church office to make a reservation.


The deadline for articles for the UNITED March edition is February 24th.  Please Leave articles in the church office or email them to Helen McAfoos at

The Staff of South Avenue Church is eager to serve you:
Kelly Smith, Pastor
Debra Cataldo, Administrative Assistant
Janet Lillich Stivanson, Organist/Choir Director
Bud Wicks, Building Manager
Deborah Webb, Building Host
Glenn Matteson, Web Master
John Walter, PC Support
Ashley Stuart, Children/Youth Ministry Coordinator
Alvin Peoples, Children/Youth Ministry Assistant