EVERYONE is welcome at Smithfield United Church of
Ours is an inclusive congregation, committed to oneness
in Christ across all boundaries
of race, social class, culture, gender, sexual identity, and disability.
Sunday, May 26 – Worship
at 11 am
Proverbs 8:1-11; 22-36
Sermon: Know the Difference
Preaching: Rev. Linda Miller-Pretz
Liturgists: Rev. Dr. Susan Cherian, Hannah Loughman
Children’s Chapel is in session for children in grades
We provide a staffed nursery for
infants through two-years-old.
devices and large print bulletins are available from the hospitality team.
sanctuary is open for meditation and prayer Monday through Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 12:10 - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday service: 11:00 a.m.
– 12:00 p.m.
meeting has been moved to Sunday, June 2.
The church office
will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
Smithfield’s annual Strawberry Festival on Strawberry Way will take place on
Friday, May 31 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
There will be music, great food, and strawberry shortcake with berry
caramel sauce and ice cream! Volunteers
are needed to help with set-up, serving and clean-up. Please contact Alecia
Clark at 412.952.3773 if you can be of any assistance.
Camp Downtown, our vacation Bible school for
kids entering grades K-12, will take place June 24-28 at First Lutheran
Church! Registration forms for
campers (grades K-6) and youth counselors (grades 7-12) are available at
the welcome table. Registration
forms are due by June 2. Please
note: This year’s camp will be limited to 40 campers.
will end for the summer on June 2. To celebrate, students will be singing
during the worship service followed by a party -- all children and adults
are invited to attend!
A sign-up sheet for
altar and hospitality flowers for 2013 is now available on the bulletin board in the social
hall. Altar flowers and flowers for the hospitality table may be presented
to memorialize or honor a loved one.
Sign up now to reserve the week of your choice. The suggested donation is $20 per
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welcomes donations, which are used to purchase such much-needed supplies as
acid-free containers. Note: All
cemetery records are held by the Smithfield East End Cemetery
We are committed
in the United Church of Christ's
still speaking initiative.
"Never place a
period where God has placed a comma."
or concerns? Call
us at 412-281-1811