Category Archive: Events

Aug 30

Teis (Therapeutic Early Intervention Sevices) Playgroup

There is a new playgroup meeting at Mifflin Avenue UMC. This playgroup is part of TEIS (Therapeutic Early Intervention Services) and will focus on children ages 18 months to 3 years and their Caregivers. For more information about TEIS, visit their website at www.teisinc.com. They will meet the second Friday of every month 9a.m. to 11a.m. starting in September. This playgroup will help children and their Caregivers interact with others who need early intervention services.

Sep 09

“Toys for Tots Program” — U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Beginning October 2, 2011, Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church will begin accepting new unwrapped toys for the “Toys for Tots Program”. Mifflin Avenue UMC is a drop off location in the Regent Square area for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots Program”. Please bring your new unwrapped toy to the church office entrance Monday thru Friday, between 9a.m. and 1p.m., or place it in the donation box in the narthex on Sunday during the 11a.m. Worship Service. Organizations in the area will request toys from this program and they will receive donated toys for children in our community. Please bring your toy to the church on or before December 5th. This is an opportunity to make Christmas brighter for a child who may not receive a gift at Christmas.

Sep 09

Church World Service-Pittsburgh East Crop Walk 2011 Sunday, October 9, 2011

Join Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church CROP Walk Team as they join other churches and individuals in the area by walking and raising funds to end hunger at home and around the world. We invite you to join our team at Mifflin Avenue UMC. Registration begins at 1p.m. at South Avenue United Methodist Church, 733 South Avenue 15221. The walk will begin at 2p.m. at SAUMC and the walk will also end there.  The loop walk which goes through Point Breeze and Squirrel Hill is 6 miles.  You may choose to walk a shorter distance if you would like or need to. If you would like to be a walker on our team, call the church office and give your name, phone number and email address and our walk coordinator will get back to you. If you are unable to walk, you can still be involved by supporting the team by making a monetary donation. Send your donation to Mifflin Avenue, make your check payable to MAUMC and indicate that this donation is for CROP Walk 2011.

Thank you!

Aug 24

Second Sunday Social

Along with the return of our normal hours, our monthly Second Sunday Social event will return on Sunday, September 11.  There is no cost for guests.

Please join us after our worship service for food and fellowship!

Aug 17

Movie Night: The Help

Meet at the church at 6:30 PM on Friday, August 19. We will then go to the Waterfront to see the new movie The Help. A discussion of the movie will follow at Eat N Park.

Aug 07

Bike Workshop and Ride

Join local cycling and bike shop fixture Adam Blumenthal at the church from 12 PM to 1 PM on Sunday, August 14 for a workshop on “Demystifying the Basics of the Bike.”

Afterwards, we will head to the “Little” Boston trailhead of the Yough River Trail for a family bike ride, beginning at 2 PM. Maps will be provided and bike rentals are available at TRM Cycles and Burke Lee’s Filling Station.

May 17

Annual Conference 2011

This year’s Annual Conference session for all United Methodist Churches in Western Pennsylvania will be held at Grove City College on June 9-12.  This year’s theme is “Hungers of the Heart.”

While only designated clergy and lay representatives from each congregation may vote on church legislation, most of the Conference activities are open to everyone.  Visitors are encouraged to participate!  It is a great opportunity to worship with others and learn about United Methodist ministries in our Conference.

Visit the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference website for more information and daily coverage of Conference events.

Rev. Hornyak will be happy to answer any questions you may have about Annual Conference.

May 17

One Man’s Story of His Muslim Faith

Mifflin Avenue is honored to have as our guest Shafiq Jamoos, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, who will be sharing his personal story of his Muslim faith.  Shafiq, who is from Palestine, will be happy to discuss questions you may have about his spiritual beliefs, life experiences, and faith journey.

We will be meeting in the John Wesley Room at 9:30 AM on Sunday, May 22.

Guests are welcome to attend!

May 17

Summer Hours

Beginning on Sunday, June 5 and continuing through August, the Sunday schedule for Mifflin Avenue will be as follows:

  • Christian Education: 9:30 AM
  • Worship: 10:15 AM

Members and previous attendees: please note that the start date is earlier than in past years.  Thanks!

Apr 23

Easter Day Worship

Worship on Easter Day will be held at 11:00 AM.

Christian Education classes will not meet at 9:30 AM, but everyone is welcome to come early for coffee and refreshments before worship.

Also, the junior church class and nursery care will not be available Easter Day.  Children are invited to worship with their families.

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