Weekly Worship
Service Times: Saturday 6:00 p.m. (Light) Sunday 10:00 a.m.(Traditional)
100 Timothy Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037 412-751-0511

Weekly Worship

Join Us for Worship!

Saturday “Light” Worship @ 6:00 pm – June 3rdThe special music for Saturday Worship will be offered by Maddy Messina and Bailey McLaughlin.  Please join us for Worship.  Come as you are – All are welcome!

Sunday 10:00 am Worship – June 4th – Trinity Sunday – Communion – Graduate Recognition

Ministry in Music:  Sienna & Malena DeJesus – “This I Pray” accompanied by Janet Lord and Maddy McClain “Rest on Us”

Scripture Lesson:  Matthew 28:16-20    Sermon: “A Great Suggestion”


SUNDAY SERVERS June 4th        

Greeters/Ushers – Jan & Ralph Gronlund

Offering Steward – Ralph Gronlund

June 4th Bulletin

  Church Youtube channel

(note: service may take a few days to be public when searching. Use the facebook link or our video list to get to the video soon after the service)

Live Stream @ 10:00 am Sundays - Online YouTube service can be accessed on our website www.chcumc.org and choose the option for Live Stream Series for a list of available dates, the Central Highlands Facebook Page or directly by searching Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in YouTube.


This week at Central Highlands—June 3 – June 11

SAT. 6/3 – Strawberry Prep – 10:00 am

SAT. 6/3 – Saturday “Light” Worship – 6:00 pm

SUN. 6/4 - Sunday Worship—10:00 am—Graduate Recognition

SUN. 6/4 - Strawberry Social—following worship

MON. 6/5 - Audit-Shultz Team

TUES. 6/6 - UMW Meeting—1:00 pm FH

WED. 6/7 - VBS Planning Meeting—7:00 pm

THURS. 6/8 - Early Dinner—4:00 pm @ Rodney’s

SAT. 6/10 - Saturday “Light” Worship—6:00 pm

SUN. 6/11 - Sunday Worship—10:00 am

Scripture:  Romans 4:13-25  Sermon: “Our Faith Father”

SUN. 6/11 - Morse Retirement Luncheon—following worship


LOST & FOUND:  Brandi found a water bottle – teal blue w/black sip lid – in the sanctuary on a pew after the weekend of May 13/14.  (Three Rivers Ringers & Mother’s Day)  It is a Pengu Ice 32 oz with “seize the day” on the bottom of the bottle.  It is on the counter in my office for anyone who claims it!!!


Ladies of the UMW are reminded that they will be making preparations for the Strawberry Social on Saturday morning 6/3 @ 10:00 am.  Please try to come and help.


This Sunday, June 4th during the 10:00 am worship service we will recognize the 2023 GRADUATES.  Following worship, the UMW will have their annual Strawberry Social.  Plan to stay to enjoy a light lunch and strawberry dessert and honor our graduates. 

Also on Sunday, the 4th, the Outreach Committee will have the “Church Mouse” Reveal. Come and find out the “Mouse” who has been sending greetings and goodie packages throughout the school year to all of our college students!!   If you would like to participate in the “Church Mouse” Outreach Ministry, please see Linda Vota.  She will get you onboard for next September.

Sunday is the deadline to sign-up for Pastor Steve’s Retirement Luncheon.  The Luncheon will be held next Sunday, June 11th following worship.  We will need the number planning to attend and if you are able, the covered dish you plan to share.  The sign-up sheet is on the desk in the Narthex.

There will be a Vacation Bible School planning meeting this week on Wednesday, June 7th @ 7:00 pm.  All volunteers for VBS are encouraged to attend the meeting.  VBS will be held July 24th-28th from 6-8 pm each evening.  Volunteers are needed for every capacity-teaching, crafting, snack time, play time.  Plan to help out even if you can’t be here every day.  The following items are being collected for crafting:  empty paper towel & toilet paper rolls, empty coffee cans w/lids any size, oatmeal cans w/lids and small scraps of brightly colored fabric.  There is a box to deposit your items in the Narthex.  Registration forms for children are available on the desk in the Narthex or call the church office.  Bring your children, grandchildren, neighbors grades Preschool thru 5th. There is a volunteer sign-up sheet in the Narthex.


The Pastor’s Bible Study will NOT meet again until Wednesday June 14th at 10:00 AM.  Weather permitting, they will meet outdoors in the pavilion.   

Saturday “Light” Worship Service next week, Saturday, June 10th at 6:00 pm.  Special music will be provided by Tim Grgrich & Lynne Jamison.  Come and join in for a service of music, communion, scripture & message.  Come as you are—all are welcome!  Future Saturday musicians:  6/17 Forrest Moore, 6/24 – BJ Collins & 70 x 7 Praise Band.   

The Thursday "Early Dinner" group will meet this evening at Plaza Azteca Mexican in White Oak at 4:00 pm.  Please contact Karen Prescott (412) 751-5277 to let her know if you will be attending. Rides/carpools can be provided.  All are welcome!  Future Thursdays:  6/8-Rodney’s North Huntingdon, 6/15-Cracker Barrel New Stanton, 6/22-Tillie’s, 6/29-RPlace


June 4th—Graduation Sunday—10:00 am Service

June 4th – Church Mouse Reveal during worship

June 4th—UMW Strawberry Social—following worship

June 11th—Pastor Steve’s Retirement Luncheon—following worship

June 25th—Pastor Steve’s Last Day

July 1st – Pastor Adam Stump begins his ministry at CHCUMC

July 9th – Welcome reception following worship for the Stump Family.

September 9th – “Sewing with a Purpose” Sewing Day – place this day on your calendar!

Birthday Celebrations this week:  June 1 – Phyllis Chernicky; June 2 – Brian Pezel; June 6 – Helen McConnell, Kassia Krol DelBlasio; June 7 – Pat Anderson; June 9 – Jonathan Zora; June 11 – Arlene Funk.  A very Happy Birthday to all!!

Please keep the following members & friends and their families in prayer:

  • Joe Newmeyer continues his stay in Mercy Hospital with infection requiring IV antibiotics.  He has an abscess on his gall bladder.  Both Joe and Joyce are in need of our prayer support. Joyce has been spending her days at the hospital with Joe. 
  • Dorothy Howell had her valve replacement TAVR procedure today and was heading to recovery.  Please keep Dorothy and family in prayer.
  • There are many family situations within our church family that are in need of prayer.  Please pray for strength and compassion and healing for these situations.  We thank God for hearing each and every concern on our hearts. 
  • Please continue to remember the long list of friends and family members mentioned each week during worship.  Pray for healing, peace & comfort.  Prayers of thanks and gratitude for all the blessings we have received. 
  • Continue to pray for the following members and friends that have been listed here the past few weeks:
    • Bill & Donna Fircak
    • Herrington Family
    • Courtney Basic
    • Mike Carney

Intercessory Prayer List

Prayer & Health Concerns:  Dorothy Howell, Joe Newmeyer, The Herrington Family, Donna & Bill Fircak, Siblings-Kathleen, Bobby & Tommy, Sharon Golobish, Rev. Ed Rogosky Family, The McLay Family, Rita McCusker, Cindy Kubinsky, Kathryn & Vernon Long, Courtney Basic, Mike Carney, Jack Burkett, Tom & Joan Wise, Dick Mayfield, Donald Taylor, Kay Conger, Jennie Carothers, Don McCall, Richard King, Charles Hipple & Son, Basic Family, Rev. Bill Starr, Dustin, Sherry May, Jeri Deedrick, Carolyn Svec, Maddy-Barb M’s granddaughter, Family of Clarence Hobaugh, Ruth & Jack Brothers, Susan Griffiths, Dick, Reese, Tom, Pat Wehrle, June Barton, Barb McCullough, Milt Smith & Family, Linda Way, Betsy, Trudy Roman, Donna Newingham, Becky Hrutkay, Tish Hanna, Family of Bill Schlander, Jack Mayfield, Donna Shultz, Seth Simon, Lorraine Cibulka, Lucas, Brian, Judy Karg, Jack & Mina Burkett, Linda & Roger, Family of Barb Mayfield, Charles Beale, Dan Matta, Thelma Furcini (Dee P. Aunt), Elaine & Bill Ross, Nancy Hoffman, Daniel, Penny Roemer, Our church family, Tom Funk, Carol School, Haley in FL, Brian Miller, Cheryl Gourley, Dee Peters, Sam Frost, Marcy Matyasovsky, Pam Havaran, John Walker, Bobbi Jo Bickerton, Family of Ronald Ziegler, Joanne Brassart, Mike Vuckovich, Rev. Bill & Ella Heaton, Henry Sproat, Terry Finger

Our homebound, nursing home and care center members:  Ruth & Jack Brothers, Marie Custer, Faye Puskaric, June Nock, Emily Moore, Gail Hankins, Carolyn Svec, Lorraine Ulrich

Those serving in the Military:   Seth Smith, John Anderson, Bryan Bound, Zach Lepley, Frank Coulter, Jared Booth, Joseph Puharic, Christian Painter, Chris McCall, Johnny Summers, Zach Trunzo, Tyberius Ten, William Remaley, Brock Cerneka