Facilitating the most efficient use of resources is a specialty of Church Union. Connections about congregations who have already shared staff and laity expertise and energy led to the formation of the Pittsburgh Parish. Four churches comprise with network of four diverse and unique congregations. The congregations meet together for seasonal worship, social and management experiences such as Maundy Thursday services, bowling, picnics, and the annual Charge Conference. Staff members assist with preaching, music ministries, and youth programs.
The Pittsburgh Parish:
Calvary UMC in Allegheny West, Northside
Emanuel UMC, in Elliot, West End
New Hope UMC, in Central Northside
Church of Our Saviour, in Northview Heights, Northside