Zion Lutheran Church (Coraopolis) (1305 State Ave., Coraopolis, PA 15108)(a member of Pittsburgh Lutheran United Ministries) is looking for a part-time Office Manager.  Up to 20 hours/week, with flexible schedule and possibility of additional hours with a sister PLUM congregation.  Must have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Contact Council President Cindy Johnston (412-260-9567) or Pastor Jocelyn Johnston (216-926-3841) for more information.





August 2018



Saturday, August 18

Blessed Bundles baby supplies program


Lutheran Church of Our Saviour (1570 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642) is proud to offer "Blessed Bundles" - an exciting program which offers new and gently used baby supplies to individuals in the local community.  Blessed Bundles will be collecting and distributing items such as diapers, baby wipes, baby clothes (up to size 8), baby/toddler toys and equipment, and other baby supplies.  Items may vary and will be available as they are donated to Blessed Bundles.  Blessed Bundles will distribute supplies on the third Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.





September 2018




Saturday, September 1

Addiction Support Group


Support your loved one’s recovery by attending the Addiction Support Group the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – Noon at St. Andrew Lutheran Church (218 Alter St, East Carnegie, PA 15106). The support group will be exchanging experiences and ideas as a means to provide resources, suggestions and ideas that can help those struggling to support the recovery journey of a close relative or friend.



Saturday, September 8

Diaper Bank


Trinity Lutheran Church (Mt. Oliver) (601 Brownsville Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15210) now has a Diaper Bank, for those who qualify.  The Diaper Bank will be open on the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Please use the Margaret St. entrance.


You MUST have your WIC ID, SNAP card, or proof of income to sign-up.  You will receive diapers, wipes and ointment for each qualifying child.


Diapers sizes are: Newborn to Adult.  Quantities are limited.






Thursday, September 13

Daytrippers of St. Andrew trip to Little Lake Theater (Canonsburg, PA)


A group of St. Andrew parishioners are going to dinner and then attending a play at the Little Lake Theater (500 Lakeside Dr., Canonsburg, PA 15217).  Anyone from the other PLUM Congregations are welcome to join us


Details are:

4:30 PM: Leaving St. Andrew at 4:30 (for those who need a ride)

5:30 PM: Dinner at The Sesame Inn (Route 19, in Peter’s Township)

7:30 PM: Arrive at theatre for 8:00 showing

The play is Little Miss Sunshine.

Cost - $21 for the play – payment due to Martha Beamer no later than September 2, 2018.

Dinner is self-pay.

For more information: call Martha Beamer at 412-848-3398











Saturday, September 29

PLUM Vision Committee


The PLUM Vision Committee will piggy-back the Synod's Stewardship Event on Saturday, September 29 from 10:00-3:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (4503 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville 15146).  PLUM has allows been supportive of these Stewardship Events in the past and we have found them to be very useful.  There will be break-out meetings at this workshop which could be useful to us and we could certainly look the possibility of meeting as Vision Committee after 3:00 p.m.



October 2018




Saturday, October 6

Craft & Soup Festival


VENDORS NEEDED!  Resurrection Lutheran Church (7600 Steubenville Pike, Oakdale, 15071) is hosting a Craft & Soup Festival from 10 am – 2 pm (set up at 8:30 am).  $20 per space plus 1 item to enter for raffle (bring your own table, to reserve your space send check in advance).  Craft Sale, Homemade soups for sale, Raffles, Hot dogs, funnel cakes.  Also taking orders for Chestnut Hill Candles at $10 each.  Text or call Peg at 724-242-3065 or email mlburgunder@aol.com.




Sunday, October 7

PLUM Board Meeting


The quarterly PLUM Board meeting will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church (210 North Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, PA 15317) on Sunday, October 7, starting at 1:30 p.m.


Future PLUM Board meetings are:

Winter:  January 27, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church (Mt. Oliver)



Thursday, October 18

Daytrippers of St. Andrew trip to Flight 93 Memorial (Shanksville, PA)


A group of St. Andrew parishioners from St. Andrew are taking a day trip to view the newly finished Flight 93 Memorial (6424 Lincoln Highway 30, Stoystown, PA 15563).  Any one from any of the PLUM Congregations is welcome to join us.



11:00 AM: Leave St. Andrew (you may either pack a lunch or we can stop at a drive thru, on the way)

1:00 PM: Approximate arrival time at the Flight 93 Memorial

4:00 PM- 5:00PM: Dinner at the Coal Miners Cafe (Approximate time based on how long we want to tour

    the Flight 93 Memorial)

Cost – The Flight 93 Memorial visit is free to the public.

Cost of dinner is on your own.

We will collect money to cover the cost of gas for those who drive.

For more information: Call Martha Beamer at 412-848-3398.