The Church of the Redeemer is a welcoming and caring community. Our congregation is curious and questioning. We have a history of social justice and outreach ministries, and lesbian and gay members are integral to our parish life. Worship is the heart of Redeemer’s life – it brings our family and church lives into one as we celebrate the liturgy, the word, and the sacrament together.
We are in Squirrel Hill.
5700 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.
We are between Murray Avenue and Wightman Street, next door to St. Edmund’s Academy.
Port Authority bus routes 61A, 61B, 61C, 61D, 64, and 74 stop at Forbes & Murray avenues.
Sunday Services and Schedule
8:00 am Rite I Holy Eucharist.
9:00 am Breakfast (bagels)
9:30 am Study and discussion of the day’s Gospel reading. All ages are welcome. Childcare is available.
10:30 am Rite II Holy Eucharist and Church School. Childcare is available.
11:45 am Coffee Hour
9:00 am-1:00 pm Monday-Thursday
The church office can be contacted at RedeemerChurch@aol.com or 412-422-7100.
Centering Prayer Group
Centering prayer is a deep method of silent prayer that prepares us to experience God’s presence within us. Meetings include centering prayer, lectio divina, and a short reading with discussion. Join us! Tuesday mornings, 7:00-8:30am.
All are welcome to attend on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. The current book is The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Installation Service on May 17
On May 17, the Rev. Michael Brian Foley was installed as the eighth Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. Many thanks to all who contributed to this joyous and glorious service!
Wednesday, October 1, 6:30pm, we will sing our Evening Prayer in the Fireplace Room, followed by a sparkling reception with hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the rejuvenation of this parish meeting room and library.
First Friday Concert
Friday, October 3, 12:10pm, Nathan Carterette will present a piano recital of works by Mozart and Beethoven. Freewill donation accepted. Bring a brown-bag lunch if you like.
Homeless Shelter Dinner
Sunday, October 19, Redeemer will serve the evening meal at the East End Cooperative Ministry shelter. If you can help serve or donate food to be served, see the bulletin board or contact the church office to learn how to sign up.
Tuesday, October 21 and Wednesday, October 22: Sign up for your Parish Directory Portrait Session here. If you like, you can purchase copies of your portraits.
All Saints’ Day Concert
Sunday, November 2, 4:00pm, organist Edward Alan Moore and pianist Nathan Carterette will present a program of Franck, Mozart, and Gershwin. Freewill donation accepted.