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Worship on Marathon Sunday

May 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Detail of Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s “Digital Mosaic,” illustrated by Mark Bender. All rights reserved by Shadyside Presbyterian Church.
Artwork: Detail of Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s “Digital Mosaic,” illustrated by Mark Bender. All rights reserved by Shadyside Presbyterian Church.

On Sunday, May 1, worship occurs at 4:00 p.m. as Marathon Weekend concludes. Due to Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s location within the marathon route, our service of worship moves from the morning to the afternoon, when Wesley C. Smith, Student Assistant Pastor, will preach. The service will be held in the Sanctuary and will include Communion. As a fitting conclusion to Marathon Weekend, this will serve as a reminder that acts of running, giving, and encouraging are all done in worship. (There will be no service of worship at 11:00 a.m., and Christian Education classes will not be held on-site at 9:45 a.m.; the Adult Christian Education study will meet via Zoom only, with an archival video recording available for playback afterward. Nursery care will be available during the 4:00 p.m. service.) Following the service in the Sanctuary, all are invited to join us for an outdoor time of fellowship.

Communion will be served in a manner similar to our midweek services. Please read the invitation on our website.

Read even more about the Pittsburgh Marathon weekend at Shadyside Presbyterian Church.

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.

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.

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.


May 1, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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