Special Announcements



Blessed Bundles is the 2020 "Designated Outreach" for the SWPA synod Women of the ELCA (WELCA)

New Horizon Counseling Center services are now available at PLUM churches

The March 2020 PLUM Newsletter has now been published!



April 2020






Here is the Maundy Thursday Worship Service Church Bulletin 


Maundy Thursday Worship Service:  Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom or by call-in




Here is the Good Friday Worship Service Church Bulletin 


Good Friday Worship ServiceFriday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom or by call-in




Here is the Easter Sunday Worship Service Church Bulletin 


Easter Sunday Worship ServiceSunday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom or by call-in




Saturday, April 11

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.


 - For information about the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank, go to www.wpadiaperbank.org



Saturday, April 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.



Monday, April 20 - CANCELLED due to virus concerns

Ezekiel Study


Hope Lutheran Church (Forest Hills) (353 Ridge Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221) will host an Ezekiel Study on Monday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m.  Pastor Ken Ofslager will be presenting an 8-session course on the book of Ezekiel on the third Monday of each month (through May 2020).




Monday, April 27 via Zoom

PLUM Board Meeting


The accelerated PLUM Board meeting will be held on Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.


Join using Zoom the same way that you have for Worship or Bible Study this past week:

Zoom online: https://zoom.us/j/401596541

     Zoom by phone:  Call (646) 876-9923.  When prompted, enter the Meeting ID: 401 596 541



May 2020




Saturday, May 2

Addiction Support Group - via online "Zoom" meeting

The “Zoom” (internet video conferencing) meeting for the upcoming Support Group meeting is on Saturday, April 4, 2020 @ 10 AM.

For a COMPUTER:  If you do NOT have the Zoom program on your computer, then click this link to Download and install Zoom desktop program (Windows or Mac).  After the file has downloaded, go to where the file was downloaded to (probably in your “Downloads” folder) and click on the “ZoomInstaller.exe” file to start the installation process.

For a "SMART" CELL PHONE:  If you do NOT have the Zoom app installed on your cell phone, then go to Google Play (for Android phones) or to the Apple Store (for Apple phones).  Search for the "Zoom" app.  Download and install the file.

AFTER you have installed the program or app: 

To join this Zoom meeting (with a computer, laptop or “smart” cell phone), click: https://zoom.us/j/7810537518   The Zoom “Meeting ID” is 781 053 7518

Please call my cell (412) 853-3189 if you experience any technical difficulties.



Support your loved one’s recovery by attending the Addiction Support Group the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – Noon via Zoom. 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.


Interested participants are encouraged to reach out to the group facilitator by email (kdhays2010@gmail.com) or by text to (412) 853-3189.  For more information and regular updates, go to the Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/596414461122363


Saturday, May 16

Run for the Roses Tea 


Messiah Lutheran Church (Munhall) (4300 Main St., Munhall, PA 15120) will host their Run for the Roses Tea on Saturday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m.  Reservations are due by Friday, May 1.





Sunday, May 31

PLUM Board Meeting


The quarterly PLUM Board meeting will be held at Lutheran Church of Our Saviour (North Huntingdon) (1570 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642) on Sunday, May 31.


Future PLUM Board meetings are:

Summer:  July 26, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church (Duquesne)

Autumn:  October 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (Mt. Oliver)

Winter:  January 31, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at Messiah (Munhall)