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Student Ministry

Marriage Weekend
Weekend to Remember Marriage Conference. Two


Pittsburgh dates: November 13-15 in Cranberry and

November 20-22 in Monroeville. Weekend to Remember
helps you and your spouse escape the daily grind and
focus on your relationship. For more info, visit and click on the Upcoming Events button.

Summer Youth Group

Wednesdays, 6:00 pm, Barn (Aug.5 & 12)

White Water Adventure Weekend

August 6-8.

Photo Directory

Fall Kick Off

Sunday, September 13
HS Contact: Natalie Plakosh, 412-741-4900, ext. 121.

Sundays at 10:00 am. Resumes September 13.

New photo session dates available! Receive a FREE 8x10

portrait and a copy of the 20th anniversary directory just
for having your picture taken! Pets and extended family
members welcome! To sign up, visit the table in the
Commons, or visit

Job Opening

Airsoft Wars
Guys Only: August 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Meet at the Barn. $5 for ammo/food.

Pastoral Life Assistant

Christ Church is currently seeking a part-time (20 hr.)
assistant to support the Pastoral Life department with
various ministry and administrative tasks.

Parent Meeting
Wednesday, August 26. 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the
Student Center. For all parents of incoming
6th graders, or students new to the program.

Pool Party
August 29, 7:00 - 10:00 pm at Franklin Ridge
Clubhouse (1624 Country Club Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
15237). For more info, call Pastor Robby at
412-741-4900, ext. 146 or

The ideal candidate is required to have a high school

diploma or the equivalent and an adequate biblical
education. The candidate must be proficient with MS
Office software and competent in verbal and written
communication skills. Please email your resume, cover
letter and personal testimony to Susan Aleshire at no later than August 21, 2015.

MS Contact: Pastor Robby, 412-741-4900, ext. 146.

Small Groups
If you are interested in joining or hosting a small group,
contact Pastor Bob Mason at 412-741-4900, ext. 122, or We have many different groups that
meet at various locations, days, and times throughout
the week. New groups starting this Fall!

Young Adults
Join the young adults (20s&30s) for a day at Kennywood
on Saturday, August 8. A group of 20 or more is required
for Group Ticket prices ($29.00 per person.) If youd like
to go, email Tim Hoban at

Upcoming Events
Three Rivers Prayer Summit & Movement with
Blackaby Ministries International
September 10: City-wide prayer gathering at the
South Hills Bible Chapel
September 11: City-wide 9-11 prayer gathering,
focusing on our nation at Point State Park
September 12: Prayer Seminars at Christ Church

Mens Breakfast September 5. Join us as Pastor Jamie

Kendrew leads us in searching God's Word in
raising our sons to become men. When does that
happen? Age 12? Age 16? Age 21? Age 40? Join us for
this powerful discussion. Breakfast begins at 8:00 am.

Men's Overnight Canoe Trip

September 11 - 12 , upper Allegheny River. Cost is $40.
More info to come.

Father/Kid Camp Out at Christ Church

October 2 & 3. More info to come.
Contact: Mike Davis, Coordinator of Men's Ministry 412-965-6053

Sow Hope Visit

As many of you know, last fall the Women of Christ
Church kicked off a partnership with Sow Hope
( to build a birthing center for the
impoverished women of Kabusara, Uganda. We are so
excited to announce that Isaac Digobe, who is heading up
that project, will be visiting CCGF on Sunday, August 2!
He would love to share the progress of the project with
the generous folks at CCGF who are helping to make that
Birthing Center a soon-to-be-reality! Isaac's wife
Speranza will also be here, and they are both excited to
share about how the microfinancing enterprises they
have been overseeing are creating a ripple effect of
positive change for their community! Please stop in to
Fellowship Hall on Sunday, August 2, any time between
10:00 am and 12:45 pm for coffee, snacks, and a chance
to welcome Isaac, Speranza and their young son Isaac, Jr!
Contact Mary Joy Van Arden, 724-695-2224.

18//22 College-Age
Small Group Coffee Bar
Sundays at 10:15 am, in the Farmhouse.

The Power of Love: Women's Tour 2015. Saturday,

The Edge Small Group

October 10 at Christ Church.

Summer session Mondays at 7:00 pm, Barn/Fire Pit.

Pittsburgh Youth Workers Conference: Friday,

Join our Facebook page: College Age Ministry of Christ

Church at Grove Farm
Contact: Brenda, 412-741-4900, ext. 111.

October 30, 2015 at Christ Church.

More info at

Kids Ministry

Mens Ministry

Sunday Mornings
8:45 am

Kids Church (K - 5th grade)*

Kids Church (Preschool and Pre-K))
Nursery (Infant - Age 3)

10:00 am

Sunday School (Preschool - 5th grade)

Nursery (Infant - Age 3)

11:15 am

Kids Church (K - 5th grade)*

Kids Church (Preschool and Pre-K))
Nursery (Infant - Age 3)

*There will be no Kids Church for grades K-5 on Communion

Sundays (first Sunday of each month) so that kids can worship
with their parents.

Wednesday Evenings
AWANA starts September 9! 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Kids
Ministry Center. AWANA is a fun-filled, action packed,
and Bible based program for kids ages 3* through 5th
grade. Online registration starting soon.

Primetimers (Ages 55+)

Luncheon: August 6, 12:00 noon, Fellowship Hall.
Great Ventriloquist with Dennis Bowman. Bring your
favorite salad. Sundae bar for dessert.
Contact: Chuck Gerdes, 724-776-1146.
Primetimer Trip: Summer Riverboat Dinner Cruise,
Wednesday, August 26. 6:00 pm. Tickets are $38 each.
For more information, or to sign up, call Ron Kummer at

New session begins August 3. Monday evenings at
7:00 pm in the Farmhouse for those suffering through a
divorce or separation. Contact: Don Tice, 724-884-3436.

Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Farmhouse for
those grieving a loss in their life.
Contact: Bonnie Bender, 412-525-1403.

First-Time Visitors
Are you a first time visitor to Christ Church? If you would
like to find out more about who we are, what we believe,
and what programs are available, please stop by our
Welcome Center and pick up a Visitor Bag! Visit our
website at for more info.

BLT Classes
Membership ClassOctober 3, 2015
Basic Leadership Training (BLT) Class #1

Feinberg. Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 am in Classroom 102.

August 6 & 20. Childcare available.

Our membership class will give you an introduction to

the Christ Church family of believers. Our Anglican roots
in the Christian Church and worship style are clearly
explained. The two sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's
Supper are among the topics covered. A signed commitment to membership in our Christ Church family is
required to complete membership (though attending
the class does not require you to become a member).

Summer Play Dates are listed on our webpage at

Maturity ClassOctober 31, 2015

Summer Bible Study: Scouting the Divine, by Margaret Contact: Valerie, 412-996-5964.

18//22 College Ministry
Do you have a heart for college students? Would you be
willing to keep in touch with a student by writing them a
note once a month or so during the 2015-16 school
year? We are also in need of mentors or helpers for the
fall semester groups. Contact: Brenda at 412-741-4900,
ext. 111.
GriefShare Facilitator
GriefShare is a friendly, caring support group for people
grieving the loss of a loved one. Facilitators are needed to
walk alongside the individuals in the group. GriefShare
meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Farmhouse.
Contact: Bonnie Bender: 412-525-1403, or Don Bishop:
Middle School Ministry
Be a small group leader, run the snack bar, drive for
events, and many other opportunities. Two major
requirements are that you like middle schoolers and love
Jesus! Contact: Robby Grunwald at 412-741-4900, ext.
146, or
World Vision in Sewickley
World Vision provides help for the poor and sick around
the world. Volunteers are needed to pack, fold, and sort
donations at our Sewickley location on Friday, August 21
from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Contact: Elizabeth Van Heest,

Basic Leadership Training (BLT) Class #2

We will focus on the Four Basic Habits every Christian

needs to develop in order to grow to spiritual
maturity. This class will equip you with the SKILLS you
need to begin these habits and explain the TOOLS you
need to continue these habits. You must take the
Membership Class before taking the Maturity Class.

Thank You
To the Christ Church family from Bev Peatross:
Thank you all for your kind words of encouragement,
cards, and prayers during the death of my sister,
Barbara Ann Harrison. You are much loved and

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Fall Bible Studies

Friday Morning Womens Bible Study
Begins September 18. 9:15 - 11:15 am in Fellowship Hall.
Gideon: Your Weakness, Gods Strength by Priscilla
Shirer. Childcare available by request only. $5 per week
per child. Contact: Harriet Mitchell at 412-367-1503 or

Community Bible Study

Registration is open. Men, Women, Teens and Children.
All denominations! New study starts September 14.
A Study on the Book of Matthew. Monday evenings,
7:00 - 8:30 pm at Christ Church (September through May)
If you have questions, please contact Barb Lex,
Coordinator, at or
Gary Dunbar, Teaching Director at
Registration is open for the 2015-16 session. To register,
visit, print a
registration form and mail to Barb Lex at 88 Oakwood
Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15229. A registration form must be
filled out for each child attending as well.

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Partner Ministries
Urban Impact Shakes
The Merchant Of Venice August 6, 7 & 8 at 8:00 pm and
August 9 at 2:00 pm at the New Hazlett Theater. Tickets
are $8 for students and $12 pre-sale for adults.$15 at the
door. For more information or to purchase tickets, stop
by the table in the Atrium today, or

Urban Impact Golf Outing

Monday, September 21, Cranberry Highlands Golf
Course. Register by August 14 for early bird discount.
To register, or for more information, visit

Community Prayer Hour

Our partner in ministry, the Orphan Alliance of Western
PA, will be hosting a Community Prayer Hour (Focus on
Human Trafficking). Thursday, August 13, 7 - 8 pm at
North Park Church. Contact: Darlene Grieco at

Our radio program, Along the Way, airs

weekdays at 3:30 pm on 101.5 WORD-FM.

August 2015

Christ Church at Grove Farm

249 Duff Road Sewickley PA 15143