Local churches plan parties, egg hunts for Easter holiday

Published Mar 20, 2013 at 10:18 am (Updated Mar 20, 2013 at 10:18 am)

Peters Creek Baptist Church, South Park, will offer the following:

• Children’s Easter Party, preschool-fifth grade, 10 a.m. March 23. Easter story, egg hunt, food and games. Bring a dozen candy-filled eggs per child.

• SH Christian Athlete Recognition Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. March 23. Speaker will be Dr. Kevin Elko.

• Men’s Bible study, 7:30-8:30 p.m. The topic is “Battling Unbelief.”

• Wednesday groups begin with dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Classes are offered for all ages.

For more information, call 412-833-6111.

Vacation Bible School

The Salvation Army will hold Easter Spring Break Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. March 25-28 for ages 6-12.

Snacks, crafts, gym time, games and prizes.

Register at 412-207-2127 (ask for Dan or Holly), or register for an Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. March 23. RSVP three days before.

Easter Egg Hunt

Journey Church, Bridgeville, will hold its annual Community Easter Egg Hunt from 2-4 p.m. March 30.

There will be more than 2,000 Easter eggs and four large inflatable bounce houses and obstacle courses. Giveaways include four kids bicycles and $100 worth of Toys-R-Us gift cards. There will be numerous other games and events for kids, plus hotdogs and popcorn, and everything is free.

The event will be held rain or shine.

For more information, call 412-221-1910 or “Like” us on Facebook.

Our Lady of Grace

Our Lady of Grace School, Scott Township, will hold its annual dinner auction on March 23 at the Southpointe Hilton Garden Inn. This year’s theme is “When in Rome.”

For more information, call 412-279-6611. • Our Lady of Grace Church hosts Pittsburgh poet Dr. Sam Hazo 7:30-9 p.m. March 20 in Keefer Hall.

Dr. Hazo will discuss the crucial role poets have played throughout history by presenting visions of the world that transform our outlook, values and public discourse. All are welcome.

For more information, call 412-279-7070.

Christ U.M.

Christ U.M. Church Bethel Park, will hold the following events:

• Women’s Book Study: “The Time Keeper” by Mitch Albom, 7 p.m. Thursdays, beginning March 21.

• Can We Really Believe in Heaven?, 7 p.m. March 27. Heaven and the afterlife.

‘One Voice’

Bethel Presbyterian Church Concert Series will present “One Voice” at 7 p.m. March 24. “God’s Greatest Gift” is a free concert of the Christian vocal ensemble under the direction of David F. Pressau.

A reception will follow. For more information, call 412-835-0405.

Bible Chapel

The Bible Chapel, McMurray, plans the following events:

• VITA income tax preparation, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, through April 15, Room 180.

FREE Income tax preparation for seniors citizens and low-income individuals. First come, first serve basis. Phone calls or emails will not be accepted. No numbers given out past 2 p.m.

• Consignors are wanted for a Kid’s Resale held 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. March 22. Make extra cash on gently used kids clothing, equipment and toys. Consignors should contact Holly Smith at kidsresale@ymail.com.

• Tim Hawkins, 7 p.m. March 24 in the Worship Center (4 p.m. show is sold out). Clean comedy. Tickets are available in the Chapter 2 Bookstore.

• Passover Seder, 6-8 p.m. March 26, Family Life Center, South Hills campus. Learn the significance of the Jewish Passover as it relates to the Last Supper and the night Jesus was betrayed. Led by Rabbi Jeff Kipp, the program includes the meal and booklet. Cost is $20/adult and $10/child under 12. Reservations taken at www.biblechapel.org.

• Journey to the Cross, 6 p.m. March 27 and 28, and 10 a.m. March 29. A self-guided walking tour through the events of the Lord’s crucifixion.

For more information, visit www.biblechapel.org.

Passion Play

TriCounty Choir Institute will present the musical Passion Play, “Why Must He Die?” at 7 p.m. Good Friday, March 29 at St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg. Written and directed by Linda Wallace, the play is a meditation through music, drama and liturgical dance on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.

Laser show

Canonsburg U.P. Church will feature an Easter laser show at 8 p.m. March 29 and 30. Free will offering proceeds will benefit local charities and families.

Anglican church

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Canonsburg holds Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in Lent. Bible Study is held at 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

Monthly Healing Services with anointing are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Worship is held at 5 p.m. Saturdays and 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays.

For information, call 724-745-0685.

Bible study

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, will hold The Prodigal God: A Bible Study at 10 a.m. Thursdays.

For more information, call 412-835-6630.

DVD Study

St. Louise de Marillac Parish, Upper St. Clair, offers a Lenten DVD series, “Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Lively Virtues,” presented by Father Robert Barron. The series focusing on pride, envy, anger, sloth, gluttony, avarice and lust will be held Mondays. Fee is $18.

To register, call Janet MacDonald at 724-249-3949. Legacy Baptist

Legacy Baptist Church, located in Accelerando Music Conservatory, Canonsburg, holds Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Choir practice starts at 10:10 a.m.; Sunday school starts at 10:30 a.m. Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 724-621-6785 or visit www.legacybaptistchurch.us.

Contemporary service

Hamilton Presbyterian Church, Bethel Park, offers weekly contemporary service 6 p.m. Saturdays. Music will feature a three-four piece band led by Tom Coyne and supported by local vocalists. A message will be presented by the Rev. Lance Chapman.

• Adult classes begin at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Topics include anger management, divorce care, marriage enrichment and healing is a choice.

• GriefShare, 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Thursdays. Cost is $15.

• The Hamilton Youth Group, “The God Squad,” is open to all teens. The group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays, September-May. Adult leadership, both employed and volunteer, is needed.

For more information, call 412-884-2722.

High tea

St. Thomas More Parish, Bethel Park, will hold an “April Showers” High Tea at noon April 6 in the Family Life Center. Fashions will be presented by Macy’s. Tickets are $25/adults and $15/ages under 10 and may be purchased at the parish office.

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