Ashes to go, Bible study and more around Sewickley area churches


St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Pancakes to take away: On Shrove Tuesday, March 1, the church will serve pancakes to go from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meal consists of pancakes, sausages and donuts and costs $6. Place your order in advance at 412-741-8484 or [email protected]

Ashes to take away: Pastor Ryan Kobert of St. Paul’s will be at Wolcott Park (corner of Beaver and Broad streets) during the morning rush hour on Ash Wednesday, March 2. He will offer a brief liturgy and ashes to passers-by.

Wednesday soup to go: We will be offering take-out soups on certain Wednesdays during Lent. The first is soup and halushki on March 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $6.

Six-Week Wednesday Evening Bible Study: We will be hosting a special midweek series at 7 p.m., beginning March 9 and continuing through Lent.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sewickley United Methodist Church and St. Matthews AME Church will meet for Sunday evening ecumenical worship during Lent.

The services will follow the Seven Words of the Cross. They will take place at 6 p.m. as follows:

March 2, 20 and April 10 at St. Matthews

March 6, 27 in Saint-Paul

March 13, April 3 at SUMC

St. Paul’s is located at 616 Washington St. For more information, call 412-741-8484.

St. Stephen’s Anglican Church

Open to the public and a Friday tradition since 1976, lunch is open to guests from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christy House, located on the corner of Frederick and Walnut streets in Sewickley.

The Christy House has two unique stores, the Needles Eye (new) and Earthly Treasures (gently used), where special gift items and collectibles can be purchased. Lunch reservations made online must be made by Thursday 9:00 a.m.

If you are reserving on Friday, please call Maison Christy at 412-741-5960. The suggested dinner donation is $15 for adults and $5 for children. All proceeds are donated to various ministries and missions, especially those dealing with the needs of women and children.

St. Stephen’s is located at 405 Frederick Ave.


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