Light in the Darkness

Gather in the warm glow of God's love.

Experience Advent at Shadyside!

The season of Advent should be a time when we feel overwhelming joy; however, for many of us, it can be just plain overwhelming. The Reverend Dr. John Dalles, Interim Senior Pastor of Shadyside Presbyterian Church, invites you to pause and ponder what God has done in our lives through the birth of Christ. In our traditional worship services and seasonal programs, Shadyside Presbyterian Church brings you meaningful reminders of God’s love and grace. When we have grateful hearts for these gifts from God, our holiday anxieties start to fade. Join us in gratitude and worship at Shadyside Presbyterian Church during this season of hope and joy.

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Worship at Shadyside offers spiritual refreshment in a traditional liturgical setting. We hope you’ll join us at our next opportunity to worship together.

Sunday Worship

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Advent Vespers

December 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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We love the wonderful sounds of music reverberating in our church. Experience the beauty of voice and instruments joined to make a joyful noise to the Lord.

Pittsburgh Camerata Concert

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Music in a Great Space Concert

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Featured Events

Christian Education

December 15 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am

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EECM Shelter Dinner

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Christmas Eve Family Service

December 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Transfigured Christ

Mosaic By Rudolf Sheffler, 1938

When Rudolf Sheffler's majestic mosaic of the Transfigured Christ in the apse of our chancel was dedicated on Easter Sunday 1938, it became in many ways not only a visual focal point of our sanctuary but also symbolic of our 150 years of faith and life together as the people of God! It is a powerful metaphor of our Christian identity, purpose and unity!

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New to Shadyside?

Welcome to Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s web home! We are delighted you have discovered our website, and we would love to welcome you in person. You are warmly invited to participate in the life and worship of this faith community, and we hope you will feel welcome among us.

We know first-time visitors often have many questions, so we have collected answers to a few of the most common ones. Simply click the button below to read more, and please continue to browse the site to learn more about our church.