Official Diocesan Blog

Congregations Live Streaming and Other Digital Services

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, many congregations have come up with creative ways to worship together while practicing social distancing, using video technology. Congregations that are streaming services currently include:

Announcing Vessels of Honor - a New Spiritual Direction Training Program

Vessels of Honor: Training in the Essentials of Spiritual Direction

A pilot program of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh to raise up and equip spiritual companions and directors for kingdom service

“Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead…” 2 Tim 2:8

The Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh is forming a two-year experimental

Bishop Hobby Issues Suspension of Services

Greetings in the name of our All-powerful Lord,

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear…” (Psalm 46:1).

Parish Resources for COVID-19/Coronavirus Response

Many of our congregations and parishes are considering their responses to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. The Diocese is curating resources that are specific to parishes, and both our Bishop and Archbishop have made pastoral statements. We'll be adding to this blog post as new resources come our way, stay tuned.

Top Parish Communication Resources

Communication Resources for Parishes

Throughout the year, we'll be sending you a variety of resources & tips curated by our Senior Staff members that are designed to help our congregations grow in each of their respective areas.

Amen to Action on Black Friday

Amen to Action 2019

Twenty parishioners from Prince of Peace Anglican Church in Hopewell Township including pastors the Rev John Heidengren and the Rev Philip Bottomley joined Steeler QB Ben Roethlisberger and more than 4,000 other volunteers who spent the morning of Black Friday, (the day after Thanksgiving), packing meals in Downtown Pittsburgh instead of shopping among a crowd of strangers.