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Breakfast at Lincoln Elementary School

On Thursday, August 22nd, we will bless the teachers at Lincoln Elementary School (328 Lincoln Ave.) with a hot breakfast. Lincoln will be a second site for The Maker’s Clubhouse, Bible Center’s after-school program, beginning in September. If you would be willing to assist with food preparation or serving, please contact Sister Bernice Perkins at the church office – 412-242-4920 or by Monday, August 19th.  

Women’s Ministry

Women’s Fellowship Outing: Power of Laughter Health Workshop and Comedy Luncheon on Saturday, September 7th from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  (If you’d like transportation, we will leave the WARM Center at 10:15 a.m.). The cost is $20 (transportation, lunch, entertainment, and giveaways are included). If attending, please indicate on the sign-up sheet if you need transportation and if you would like a vegetarian lunch.  Please make checks payable to Bible Center or give payment to Pastor Cynthia, as we will purchase tickets as a group.   All attendees are asked to wear red to the event. All payment is due today (8/18) as tickets will be purchased this week. If special payment arrangements are needed, please see Pastor Cynthia.

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Ministry Meetings are on the 4th Saturday of the month. Please join the Men of Bible Center next Saturday, on August 24th at the Triplex (7238 Fleury Way) beginning at 10am for fellowship and ministry planning.

Men’s Outing – If you are interested in attending a men’s golf outing for Saturday, August 24th please sign-up online at Event details to come after we get a count of those interested in participating. 

Own Our Own Entrepreneurship Academy

Want to start a business but don't know where to start? Turn to Own Our Own's 12-weekentrepreneurship academy! Classes start September 9th and cover the nuts and bolts of starting your own business such as marketing, accounting, finance, legal and more. Sign-up now to receive the early bird rate of $249! The cost of class will rise to $295 August 24th. Please visit for details.

Everyday Café

Extended Hours: More time for your Everyday Café favorites with your favorite people! You can now grab a handcrafted sandwich or beverage, hold a meeting or get some work done Mondays – Thursdays from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm! 

Our Stories: The Hair & Now of Natural Hair. Join hair aficionados and naturalistas from around Pittsburgh

for a conversation on all things natural hair, led by Tamiah Bridgett, founder of Founder at Diversame and It's

a Natural Thang, LLC. Thursday, August 22, 6-8pm at Everyday Café (532 N. Homewood Ave.) This event is

FREE and open to everyone.

Current Everyday Café Promotions:

  • A+ Club Deal: Get 10% off your purchase when you show your valid ID from your school, college or university.

  • Safety First Deal: Police officers and firefighters, get 10% off your purchase when you show your badge. Thank you for your service to our community.

  •  Flatbread Fest: Get 10% off one of your favorite flatbreads from 3-7pm weekdays!

  • Meeting of the Minds Deal: Hold your small group meeting at Everyday Cafe and get unlimited drip coffee, lemonade or half & half with free refills.

Children & Youth

Back to School Family Event: Families of preschoolers-6th graders please join us after service on September 8th for food, games, and giveaways! RSVP to Debralyn Woodberry-Shaw at or leave a message at (412) 242-4920.  

Promotion Sunday: On September 8 we will also celebrate our Kindergartners, Sixth Graders, and Seventh Graders as they transition to Children's Church, Youth Ministry, and Adult Service respectively. Contact Debralyn Woodberry-Shaw at or leave a message at (412) 242-4920 if you have a student you would like recognized.

Memory Verse: “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Galatians 5:22-23 (NLT). Remember children, if recite the memory verse next Sunday during Children’s Church including the book, chapter, and verse number you will receive a prize point! 

Kudos! Concerns & Other Opportunities

Kudos, Concerns & Other Opportunities:

Other Opportunities

70th COGIC Holy Convocation: Services start on Monday, August 19th with the Annual Pre-Musical at 7:30pm. Evening services are at 7pm Tuesday through Friday at First Church of God in Christ (2502 Centre Ave.). Our very own Sister Marci Huguley will be one of the featured speakers for the Thursday 11:30am service for Women's Day, if you're able to attend please come out and show your support! Saturday's Alliance Breakfast will be from 9:30am - 11:30am followed immediately by State Sunday School until 1pm. Bishop James M. Foster will deliver the official annual message Sunday, August 25th at 2pm. 

Fall Educator's Forum:

Dr. Lovie Jackson-Foster, Prevention Specialist for Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services, Youth and Families; and Mrs. Eletta Cameron, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice, will help participants learn how to raise resilient children. They also will

address the emotional, physiological and spiritual effects of bullying. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, 9 am to 11:30 am. Carlow University’s AJ Palumbo Center of Science & Technology, Corner of Craft & Fifth Avenues, Pgh 15213. Free parking Lot A, across from AJ Palumbo; doors open 8:15 am. Continental Breakfast, Morning Prayer, Workshop. Act 48 Approval: Forums approved for PA Dept. of Education professional development hours. $5.00 advanced registration required. To register, message or call Mary Ann Hvizdos (; 412-807-1611). This program is open to educators, out-of-school providers, parents, grandparents – anyone who is concerned about the welfare of children and youth.

Job Opportunities

Bible Center has several job opportunities, interested candidates should send resumes to Steve Davis at

  • Manager Farm & Education (this position is full-time, experience with gardening and teaching youth is required)

  • Assistant Manager for Everyday Cafe (this position is full-time, experience in food service is beneficial)

  • Brand Marketing and Communications Coordinator (this position requires experience with social media, photography and strong verbal and written communication skills).

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