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World Communion Sunday Worship

October 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Worship occurs on-site and online on Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

For the well-being of our congregation and our community, the church has established health and safety precautions to minimize risk for those attending our gatherings. To better prepare you for what to expect as you return to on-site worship, you may learn more here.

Note: Our service of worship at 11:00 a.m. on World Communion Sunday, October 3, will incorporate a celebration of the Sacrament of Communion, both on-site and online. Please read the invitation, including suggestions for preparation.

If you cannot gather with us for worship in person, we hope you will gather with us in spirit by joining us remotely through our live worship webcast. Visit the live webcast page of the church website to access the worship video. Other worship documents, including the bulletin (.pdf format), also may be accessed from the live webcast page or the worship archive.

We thank you for your patience, understanding, and support during this transition. Please feel free to contact the church office should you have any questions.

For the latest updates and announcements related to COVID-19, please visit this page.

World Communion Sunday

Observed on the first Sunday in October, World Communion Sunday celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world, transcending boundaries of denomination, geography, and language. Learn more about the history of World Communion Sunday, which was originated in Shadyside Presbyterian Church by Dr. Hugh Thomson Kerr in 1933.

Rev. Austin Crenshaw Shelley
Rev. Austin Crenshaw Shelley
Rev. Shelley’s First Sunday at Shadyside

On World Communion Sunday, October 3, Shadyside Presbyterian Church welcomes the Reverend Austin Crenshaw Shelley, leading worship and preaching for the first time as our twelfth senior pastor. Please join us for worship at 11:00 a.m., followed by a welcome reception for Rev. Shelley and her family to be held under a tent on the McClintock Lawn.

Missed a service?

Visit the worship archive to explore past worship services and discover resources for enhancing your personal devotional time as we face an extended period of physical separation from our community of faith.


October 3, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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