February 5, 2023

February 5, 2023

Reverend Doug Gebhard

Sermon: "Salt and Light"

Scripture: Matthew 5:13–20 (NRSV)

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Sanctuary Flower Dedication

Sanctuary flowers are given today in loving memory of Diane M. Glass from Steve, Nancy, and Stefani Fotovich.

Sweets for your sweetie!

Valentine’s Candy Sale - February 12: Are you looking for something sweet for your favorite Valentine? Presbyterian Women have made some special treats for you to purchase. After each service, you can purchase candy, cookies, & chocolate (CALORIE FREE!) for your special person (or yourself!!)

Food Pantry Needs

Food Pantry - Tuesday, February 14 at 6pm in Fellowship Hall.

Help Needed on Pantry Day:

9:00am - Help pack food boxes, 5:30pm: Help distribute food boxes

Place your donation of non-perishable grocery items in the “Food Pantry” bin located near the Fellowship Hall entrance. We need: cereal, pasta sauces, canned vegetables, soups, crackers, brownie and cake mix, icing, toilet paper, soap bars, and shampoo. Also gently used (or new) clothing, shoes, coats/jackets, and household items are welcome. If you know someone who could use support right now, please call the church and ask for the Deacons.

THANK YOU for your continued support in Union’s efforts to respond to the needs of our congregation and community through these ministry programs.

Faith Cafe Saturdays at 5pm

Faith Café: A New ministry of the church!

Saturdays from 5:00 - 5:30, our Praise Band will play in Fellowship Hall and offer an informal ministry of music and fellowship.

All are welcome!!

Mission / Outreach events

Donations for Cindy Safko’s mission trip to Ecuador can be placed in the bin at the entrance to the church. Cindy is returning to Ecuador in March on a Mission Trip. She and her group will be working with a tribe that lives in the Amazon Rain Forest.

Tues, February 7 – 10am FOR Focus on Renewal, Sto-Rox –Toys/games drop-off/visit

Wed, February 15 – 9am - Noon World Vision Distribution Ctr. Adult Workday, Sewickley

Sat, February 18 – 12-3pm Homeless Camps with Hot Metal Church

Ash Wednesday Dinner and Worship

Ash Wednesday Dinner and Worship - February 22

Dinner will be at 6pm and followed at 7pm by a simple worship service [both in Fellowship Hall.] The Men’s small group will be the hosts. The main dish is a baked potato bar and soup. Some chicken nuggets will be prepared for the kids. As always pot luck favorites and desserts are welcomed and encouraged.. Please come and join in the fellowship and good food.

Union Church Giving

As you consider your yearend giving and 2023 personal budgets, we hope that Union Church is part of your plan. Here are ways to give to Union Church now and throughout next year.

  1. Donate electronically: go to unionpresbychurch.org and click on the Give Now tab
  2. Place a check or cash in the offering boxes on Sundays.
  3. Mail a check to Union Church, 6165 Steubenville Pike, McKees Rocks PA 15136

Thank you for your faithful giving to the mission of Union Church. May God continue to provide abundantly for you in 2023!

Union Youth - 30 Hour Famine

30 Hour Famine, Friday, February 24-25, 2023

Union Youth Ministry will be going without food for 30 hours to raise funds to fight world hunger. Middle and High school students can participate by signing up on our team page (use the QR code and "Join Our Team") or contact Kellyn at uym@unionpresbychurch.org.

If you'd like to help you can:

  1. Give. Every $40 we raise helps feed and care for a child

for one month. Use the QR code and "Support Us" from our team page OR see our table at the back of the sanctuary.

  1. Volunteer. We need your help to make our Famine weekend a success! There are lots of ways to help out, from assisting with our fundraising events to bringing a meal to break our fast. Please join us by contacting Kellyn.
  2. Pray. Ask for God’s grace over our event and our fundraising, and that we grow deeper in our love for Him while helping change the lives of kids who are hungry.

Online Giving
Union Church of Robinson Twp.
6165 Steubenville Pike
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Ph: 4127871818
Email: Click Here

Worship 9 & 11 am

Sunday School: 10:10 - 10:50am in CE building
Nursery care and coffee fellowship 10:00 - 12:15