Church Family News

September 25, 2022

South Avenue United Methodist Church
412-371-7421 – Fax # 412-371-2675
Website: www.SouthAvenueUMC.org

Pastor Shuluga
Email: Shulugarussel@gmail.com

The Altar Flowers are presented by Sharon Beattie in memory of her parents, Mal and Mary Trimble.

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.

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
MONDAY 9:00 AM TO 3:00 
TUESDAY 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 12:00 NOON TO 3:00 PM
THURSDAY 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
FRIDAY CLOSED

CHURCH CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 

SAUMC CHURCH CONFERENCE

7:00 PM – ROOM 110

SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

WOMEN’S MINISTRY BOARD MEETING

1:00 PM – LIBRARY

SOUP SALE COMING

Sarah Circle will be making vegetable soup on October 8 and distributing the soup on Sunday, October 9.  

The sign-up sheet is located on the Action Table.  Please respond no later than October 2.

MEMORIAL GIFT

A memorial gift on behalf of John Hunter was given by Glenn and Mabel Matteson.

CROP WALK

The annual Church World Service CROP Hunger Walk (10 K) will be held this year on Sunday afternoon, October 9, 2022.  

If you would like to walk this year, please sign up on-line at www.crophungerwalk.org/pittsburghpa or contact Glenn Matteson after the 10:00 Service. If you would like to sponsor someone who is walking it can be done online or with Glenn. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from the walk are used to help hungry people here in Wilkinsburg through the Wilkinsburg Community Ministry. Other monies go around the world to over 70 countries. There are fewer walkers this year from South Avenue, but you are urged to make contributions through Glenn.  For assistance or more information you may contact Glenn Matteson.

POWER OF PRAYER

All essential workers

Families of victims – Uvalde School Shooting

Barbara – Dontae Pendelton’s grandmother

Belinda & Doug Bishop

Bill Clor – friend of Shirley and Frank Oratto

Bobby Howe – Susan Howe’s brother

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi

Caleb Scott Ingram & family – Bob & Sharon Beattie’s great nephew

Carol Brown

Debbi Whitezell – niece of Mary Lou Whitezell

Delores and Michael Deaney – friends of the Church

Denise Hansen – Ruth Nelson’s niece

Diane Jackson – battling cancer & mourning loss of father, Dennis

Dontae – long term care and recovery

Earl Saunders, Jr.

Friends serving on front lines as first responders/medical professionals

Gary Tevis – friend of the Pischke family

Greg McDonald

Janette Nelson – Ruth Nelson’s sister

Joanne and Marv Chidester

Josefina and Tom Morrissey – friends of Ruth Nelson

Mary Mallott

Mary Lou Whitezell

Nancy Hamilton

Our military and all people throughout the Middle East

Pastor Russel Shuluga

Patrice Maurer

Rev. Deborah Ackley-Killian – Pittsburgh. District Superintendent

Richard Stonebraker

Rob Monroe

Ruth Nelson

South Avenue Church

Susan Howe

The Peace Makers

Ukraine: its people, animals and very earth, as well as those offering help & refuge

United Methodist Denomination

Vincent Mroz

GRIEF

Family of Tom Gaebel

John M. Hunter