Advent in Plain Sight Sermon Series

November 27th – 1st Sunday in Advent

with Communion

and music by Max Keefer

“Gates” based on Genesis 28:1-5,1—22 and Matthew 24:29-35

December 4th – 2nd Sunday in Advent

with music by Max and Erin Holsinger

“Tears” based on Psalm 126 and Revelation 7:13-17

December 11th – 3rd Sunday in Advent

with music by the Bell Ringers

“Belts” based Jeremiah 13:11 and Mark 6:8-9

December 18 – 4th Sunday in Advent

featuring the Christmas Cantata

“Song” based on a variety of scripture from the prophets and the gospels

December 24th Christmas Eve 7 pm

with Communion

feat. Brass and Choir

“Cloth” based on Luke 2:1-7

December 25th – Christmas Day at 10:30 am

Lessons and Carols

“Light” based on John 1:1-9

January 1st – 2nd Sunday in Christmas

“Gold” based on Exodus 32:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12

“Could this be the Advent we remember Immanuel, God with us, in all places, reminded of God’s presence, providence,

and power by everyday objects that point us to the salvation story of which we are a part?”

—Jill J. Duffield, Advent in Plain Sight, p. 2

Memorial Bricks

Have you considered putting a brick in the Meditation Garden? It's a great way to honor someone special or memorialize a loved one. The cost of the engraved brick is just $20. Click here to order or call the church office at 412-678-5355. Bricks are engraved with up...

September 2023 Sermon Series

A Blessing for Back to School September Sermon Series on Philippians   September 10th – Kick Off Sunday with Communion Backpack Blessings and Luncheon “Grace to Live a Life Worthy of the Gospel” Philippians 1:27, 2:1-11   September 17th “You can’t do it all...

Kick Off Sunday 2023

Join us Sunday, September 10th as we celebrate communion, blessing of the backpacks, and the presentation of the 5th grade bibles together. A light lunch will follow worship, be sure to RSVP here for lunch!  

I Am Summer Sermon Series

A Summer Sermon Series Exploring Jesus' I Am Statements July 9th - Ego Eimi – I Am Exodus 3:13-15 John 1:14-18 July 16th - I Am the Bread of Life John 6:35-48 July 23rd– I Am the Light of the World John 8:12, 9:1-12 July 30th - I Am the Gate John 10:1-7 August 6th VBS...

Hoagie Sale August 19th

We will be selling DiCarlo's Italian Hoagies on Saturday, August 19th as part of the Community Yard Sale beginning at 8am! All proceeds will benefit Sampson's Mills We are also accepting pre-orders now, just click here!   (Please note, pre-orders and payment are due...

Pop-Up Thursdays!

Every Thursday, 11am-1pm from June 15th through July 27th What are Pop-Up Thursdays, you ask? Watch for us and other volunteers from the community in a different spot throughout  White Oak and McKeesport every Thursday around lunchtime! We will be sharing snacks and...

Food Truck Friday 2023

Join us for our popular Food Truck Friday event on Friday, June 23rd from 5-7pm.  Featuring music by The Seams! Food trucks scheduled include: Lunch Lady on Wheels ; J & J Smokehouse ; Knife & Hearth Pizza and Beatnik Sweets

Election Day Soup Sale

Quarts of soup will again be for sale during polling hours of 8am-8pm on Election Day, Tuesday, May 16th. Sign up to be a soup maker here! Not a cook?  You can still help, just sign up for a shift to sell soup here.

And the Church Moooooved….out into the Neighborhood

A New Sermon Series for Eastertide April 23 – Communal Conversations Scripture – Matthew 6:25-34, Acts 10:1-48 Celebrating the Baptism of Tessa Miller April 30 – DNA of Listening Scripture – Mark 6:35-44  May 7 – Transforming Partnerships Scripture – Mark 7:24-30 May...

Save the Date! VBS 2023

Join us once again for VBS in the Park!  Monday, July 31st-Friday, August 4th at White Oak Park. More Details Coming Soon! If you have any questions, please contact our Director of Faith Formation and Worship, Jo VanMeter at WATCH THIS PAGE FOR...

Sampson's Mills News and Announcements

There are always things happening at Sampson’s Mills and you are always invited to get involved.  At SMPC, there is a place for EVERYONE.