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Faith Family Friday -

all-creatures-big-and-smallJoin your Faith family for a picnic, movie, and camping on Friday 9/16. Stay for any or all of the festivities! Arrive around 5:30 to set up your tent and/or enjoy a picnic dinner (please bring your own dinner for your family and a picnic blanket), followed by a campfire and s’mores. We will begin the movie as soon as the sun sets. We will be watching the film “All Creatures Big and Small,” which is a fun spin on the Noah’s Ark story! The church will provide light breakfast food for those who camp out. Please RSVP to Samantha Booth by 9/12.


Family Values Sermon Series -

family-values-sermon-seriesWhat are your family values? What are God’s family values? This 4-week Back-to-School Sermon Series will focus on how individuals, couples, and families in our church can embrace Faith UMC’s four core values (faith, people, children, and fellowship) as well as the four aspects of our church’s vision statement (welcome, worship, grow & serve) to enrich our daily lives. Begins Sunday, September 18th.


Public Servant Recognition Service -

art-made-with-heart-word-art-freebies-YJX9pU-clipartOn Sunday, September 11th during the 10am Worship Service, Faith UMC will be sponsoring a Public Servant Recognition Service in honor of the 15th Anniversary of 9/11 and the ongoing sacrifices our Public Servants make every day. The service will include at time of recognition as well as songs, prayers, scriptures, and a sermon related to the theme of Public Service. Police Officers, Firefighters, EMT’s and Military Veterans of the Fox Chapel Area have been invited to attend in uniform. Please extend personal invitations to those you may know. RSVP to the church office is appreciated but not required.


Blessing of the Backpacks -

Blessing-the-backpacksOn Sunday, September 28th, Faith UMC will sponsor a Blessing of the Backpacks during the 10:00 worship service. Students of all ages are invited to bring their backpacks with them to worship in order to receive a special Blessing as we pray for a successful start to the new school year!


Blessing of the Animals -

10.08.15_ccc_blessing_745x420Faith UMC will hold a Blessing of the Animals during the 10:00am Outdoor Worship Service on Sunday, August 14th. Bring your dogs, cats, and pets of all shapes and sizes so they can receive a blessing, as we celebrate all the animals God has created!


Roots of Faith Bible Study -


Beginning in September, the Roots of Faith Bible study will be journeying through the New Testament book of Acts. Join us at Roots of Faith on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM for Bible study, discussion, reflection, and prayer. Feel free to bring a snack to share. Childcare is available.


Summer Sermon Series -

World Turned Upside Down SlideThis Sunday we will continue our Summer Sermon Series entitled “World Turned Upside Down,” exploring how Jesus’ teachings in the Gospel of Luke invite us into a life-giving, counter-cultural, upside-down way of life. Topics include: 7/3- World Turned Upside Down; 7/10- Inside Outsiders; 7/17- Productive Rest; 7/24- Earthly Spirituality; 7/31- Luxurious Poverty; 8/7- Free Slaves; 8/14- Relevant Tradition; 8/21- Impious Piety; 8/28- Honored Humility.


cave quest Vacation Bible School -

Cave Quest, our 2016 Vacation Bible School program, will take place on July 31-August 4th.  All children ages 3-8th grade are welcome.  To register contact Faith UMC’s office at 412.963.8155.


033 Scott Shaffer will be joining Faith as Senior Pastor -

Faith UMC is pleased to announce that Rev. Scott Shaffer has been appointed as our new Lead Pastor, effective July 1, 2016. Pastor Scott was previously serving at First UMC in Blairsville, PA. Pastor Scott is an energetic and visionary leader and we are excited to welcome him this summer. Pastor Scott, his wife Shannon, and their two children, Lillian (5) and Theodore (2) are excited to come alongside us as we continue our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ. Praise be to God!


Upcoming Events

September 25, 2016
  • Worship Service
    September 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am     Faith United Methodist Church 261 West Chapel Ridge Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15238

September 27, 2016
  • Circles
    September 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith


  • Pirates Game Outing
    September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    

September 28, 2016
  • Men's Bible Study
    September 28, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am     Roots of Faith

  • Roots of Faith Bible Study
    September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith

September 29, 2016
  • Choir Rehearsal
    September 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm    

October 1, 2016
  • Lyra Concert
    October 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    

October 2, 2016
  • Worship Service
    October 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am     Faith United Methodist Church 261 West Chapel Ridge Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15238

October 4, 2016
  • Circles
    October 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith


October 5, 2016
  • Men's Bible Study
    October 5, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am     Roots of Faith

  • Roots of Faith Bible Study
    October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith

October 6, 2016
  • Choir Rehearsal
    October 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm    

October 9, 2016
  • Worship Service
    October 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am     Faith United Methodist Church 261 West Chapel Ridge Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15238

  • Fall Festival
    October 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am