Anne Ashley UMC
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Reaching Others With the Love of Christ.

In-Person Worship

In-person worship is currently in progress. We are adhearing to the restrictions that were in place the end of last year, which is restricting the number of people who can attend as well as following CDC guidelines including the requirement of wearing masks and social distancing.
 
We will continue to monitor the spread of Covid-19 in our area, and make any adjustments going forward as needed. The health and well-being of all who attend our services continues to be of the utmost importance to us.
 
We will also resume streaming our worship services each Sunday at 9:30 am via Facebook Live. Recordings will also be posted to our Youtube page later that day as well.
 
  

To view our live-stream services, as well as receive other Anne Ashley news and events, like our Facebook page, but clicking on the Facebook icon.
 
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Ash Wednesday Worship

You are invited to usher in the Lenten Season by sharing in this worship experience on Ash Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. in our sanctuary. There will be singing, prayer, special music, and the celebration of the Sacrament of Holy Communion. This is an excellent opportunity to invite a neighbor, co-worker or acquaintance to join you in participating.
 
 

Looking Ahead at Anne Ashley

•   Ash Wednesday Worship - February 17th, 7:00
•   Bountiful Blessings - February 14th and 28th

 
 

Sunday School

Sunday School for for children will not be held for the month of December. Based on CDC guidelines, restart for 2021 will be determined at the Church Council meetings on a monthly basis.

There will still be an Adult Sunday School class held following worship each week.
 
  
 

Anne Ashley Youth Group

Due to concerns of Covid-19, Youth Group is on hold. We will update monthly following CDC guidelines. However, the Youth Group leaders will meet once a month, for visioning and prayer, with dates to follow.

Paster Dave: dpogany@verizon.net               Ms. Tammy: tamtam0614@gmail.com

 
 
 

Videos of Encouragement During These Trying Times

We will be posting videos of encouragement regularly to our Youtube page during this time of crisis. When hope that you will find comfort in them and they help you draw near to the lord.

 
 

About Our Pastor

 
We are please to announce that Reverend Keith Kaufold has been appointed to be the new pastor at Anne Ashley UMC. Anne Ashley will join a charge which includes 8th Avenue Place, West Homestead, and New Day Swissvale.
 
Keith is the founding pastor/director of Eighth Avenue Place in Homestead. He is married to Monica and they have two beautiful daughters, Malea, 6 ,and Jessa, 1. Throughout his adolescence, Keith was involved with Homestead Park UMC and transferred to Christ UMC- in Bethel Park while a teenager. Keith re-awoken to God’s love while working at Jumonville for a six-year period and sensed a God’s call to ordained ministry while dean of HOPE Camp working with at-risk youth. In 2008 through 2012, Keith was a volunteer chaplain in Allegheny County Jail, visiting inmates and teaching addiction recovery. Although in active ministry for 11 years, Keith was ordained an elder in 2011 and has served congregations in McKeesport, Millvale, Aspinwall, and the Steel Valley area. Keith’s passion is to see the reality of Jesus take precedence in people’s lives, leading to community engagement and transformation. It is Keith’s desire to see the body of Christ join together across racial and socio-economic lines and “live out” life together depending upon the Spirit of God. 
 
Keith graduated from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary with both a Master of Divinity and a Master in Sacred Theology degree. He has recently graduated from California University of Pa with Master in Social Work and is a Licensed Social Work in Pennsylvania. 
 
 
Sunday Schedule
In-Person Worship is currently suspended until January 10th.
 
 
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