Ministries Within the Community


  1. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The United Methodist Church share a full communion relationship. The FUMC Pittsburgh and St. Andrew Lutheran Church (www.standrewpittsburgh.orgare actively pursuing opportunities for common ministry.

  2. East End Cooperative Ministry‘s Council of Congregations is an EECM advisory council, comprised of representative from local congregations. The council acts as liaison between EECM and participating congregations, providing information about activities, volunteer needs, and other opportunities to get involved.


  3. First Food and Friends is a ministry of hospitality and sustenance welcomes 80-150 people for fellowship and a nourishing lunch every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Prior to lunch, guests are welcome to participate in a Bible Study at 10:30. At least once each month health professionals from First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh offer blood pressure screenings and information concerning health care. Patrick Haver is the executive director and welcomes hearing from you if you wish to have more information and or would like to volunteer. You may contact him at (412) 580-1522. Dan Catanzaro is the President of the First Charities Board which oversees First Food and Friends and may be reached at dancatanzaro@libertyins.com.