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Bible Fellowship Community Church Releases Holiday Schedule Bible Fellowship Community Church, 220 Atomic Way, West Newton, can be reached at 724-8725150. For more information, follow them on Facebook at Bible Fellowship Community Church. BFC Church is a Christ-centered independent Biblebelieving church where the Word of God is our focus. December events are listed below: Trim a Tree for Jesus - Sunday morning, December 4 following the Morning Worship Service @ 10:30 a.m. Children's Christmas Program, "Symbols of Christmas" - Sunday night, December 11 @ 6:30 p.m. Christmas Cantata by BFC Church Choir, "Breath of Heaven" Sunday night, December 18 @ 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - Saturday night, December 24 @ 7 p.m. Christmas Sunday Morning Worship Service – Sunday morning, December 25 @ 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Dessert Theater Presented at Crossroads Ministries Looking for something fun and exciting for during this holiday season? Take a break from the mall and come relax with us at the Crossroads Ministries Christmas Dessert Theater. Join us for "I'll Be Home for Christmas," a dramatic musical about a family and their community during the Golden Days of Radio. The play's humor and high spirits are balanced against the fear and doubt that was present in 1941, where people faced an unknown future, much as we do today. People of all ages will enjoy the jazzy sounds of the Big Band Era. You’ll see and hear re-enactments of live radio shows such as “The Lone Ranger,” “Fibber McGee and Molly,” and “The Shadow.” After the musical, you will enjoy a dessert bar that will be sure to top off the evening. The Christmas Dessert Theater will

be held at Crossroads Ministries December 9, 10, and 11. It begins at 7 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are only $6 and they include dessert. Tickets are available for purchase by going to our website: or by calling the church at 724-348-1620. Crossroads Ministries is located at 81 Walter Long Road in Finleyville.

Jefferson United Presbyterian Church Upcoming Events Jefferson United Presbyterian Church, 716 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills, PA has the following events scheduled. For more information, call 412-653-4797 or visit Adventure Weeks - Tuesdays, November 29 - December 20 from 6 – 7 p.m. VBS-style event for ages 3 through grade 4 in anticipation of the Advent season. Christmas Services – Christmas Eve: December 24, 7p.m. Christmas Day: December 25, 11 a.m.

Pastor Reed Anders to Speak at Elizabeth Mary & Martha Joy Fellowship The Elizabeth chapter of The Mary and Martha Joy Fellowship of Come Together in Jesus’ Name will hold its monthly meeting of praise and worship at New Hope Assembly of God, 900 Peairs Rd., Elizabeth, PA on Monday evening, Dec. 12. Ministering will be with Pastor Reed Anders. There will be refreshments and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. There is no charge; a free-will offering will be taken. In 1991, Pastor Reed graduated from Community College of Allegheny County. After pursuing a degree in science and nursing, he was confident that God’s calling on his life extended beyond the medical field. He has boldly taken the Gospel to churches, streets, tent meetings and wherever the Holy Spirit leads him. He ministers to the Body of Christ through preaching, teaching, sharing the prophetic word and leading worship. He has served as pastor of Fresh Fire Ministry Center Church and Gatekeeper Community Church. Pastor Reed, his

wife Julie and their children now find themselves serving God and their fellow members at the Christian Center Church. Come and be refreshed and revived as you are washed with the cleansing, refreshing water of The Living Word. All are welcome to attend. For further information, please call one of the following: Virgie Vidil at 412-384-4882 or Justine DeBellis at 412-384-3299.

South Hills Assembly of God Church December Events South Hills Assembly of God Church, 2725 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park, can be reached at 412-8358900. For more information, visit The following events are scheduled: Grief Share, led by Pastor Pat Sutton, meets Thursdays from 10 am to noon OR 6:30-8:30 p.m. through December 8. Grief Share is a safe, caring place to come and share your loss with people who understand and want to offer comfort and encouragement during a very difficult time in your life. You will learn what is really normal when you are grieving, how to take the time you need to grieve your loss, and that there is hope for the future in this Bible based support group. Class consists of DVD teaching, followed by time for discussion and sharing. Start anytime; return for any of the classes you missed. Registration is $15 and includes workbook. Let us help you through this difficult time. CommuniTea Christmas Brunch, a women's Bible study/fellowship for all ages, meets from 9:30 to 12:00 noon Friday, December 2. RSVP and bring your favorite breakfast dish. Hosted by Pastor Sue Willis with a variety of teachers/speakers. Free childcare available if pre-registered with Sue at ext. 147. ‘Jingle in the City,’ a Broadway-style musical, set in New York City in the 1940s, will be presented by the Fine Arts Dept. The story follows a group of homeless orphans who, though sometimes misguided, will steal your hearts as they learn what it means to be loved and to belong. Packed with original songs and traditional favorites, ‘Jingle’ is fun, humorous and heartwarming.

Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, December 9 and 10, and at 11 a.m. on Sunday, December 11. Admission is free. A free-will offering will be taken. Women of Excellence, led by Pastor Sue Willis and Dedi Kramer, meets at 10:30 am Tuesday, December 13 in the multi-purpose room. Encouraging, equipping and empowering through the word of God; for women of all ages. A study on The Holy Spirit; DVD by John Bevere. Must pre-register for childcare. Lunch Bunch Bible study and luncheon for adults meets from Noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, December 15. Cost is $6 and includes lunch. RSVP by December 13. Gospel Women Prayer Group, a prayer and fellowship group led by Marge Kubany, meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 15. Join us for Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 24 and Christmas Day Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, December 25 with a message from Pastor Kendall Harris. Life Recovery, confidential Christian recovery group for any addiction, open meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Family Rescue, support and healing for family members and loved ones negatively impacted by addiction, also meets at 7 p.m. and then separate into their own small groups.

‘Living Christmas Tree’ Returns to Pricedale Union Church The Living Christmas Tree will be performed once again this year at Pricedale Union Church, 203 Johnson Ave. in Belle Vernon. The choir, under the direction of Tarella Mimidis, will present “What a Glorious Night” on December 9, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. This is a wonderfully Christmas-themed musical extravaganza that you won’t want to miss! No tickets are necessary for this production but an offering will be taken each evening. Babysitting is provided. There is no reserved seating. For more information or directions to the church, please go to our website at or call 724-929-9588.

South Hills Mon Valley Messenger December 2016  

South Hills Mon Valley Messenger December 2016