Christmas at Memorial Park | Memorial Park Church, Allison Park, PA

Christmas at Memorial Park Church

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Living in Christ

You are invited to explore the Christ Hymn at Christmas with us this December. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a current member, we hope you will join us during Advent as we rejoice and celebrate the Christmas season!

What to Expect

What services look like at MPC

For Kids & Teens

Childcare, Sunday Programs, & More

Directions & Parking

How to find us and where to go once you're here

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know to plan your visit this holiday season

What to Expect

Memorial Park has three services each weekendL one on Saturday Night at 6:00 PM in the Clayton Center, and two on Sunday morning at 9:00 & 11:15 AM in the Sanctuary.

For our Christmas services, a Contemporary Candlelight Service will be held on Saturday, December 21 at 6:00 PM in the Sanctiaty. Services on Sunday, December 22 will be held at 9:00 & 11:15 AM for the fourth week of Advent.

On Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24), we will have a Contemporary Service at 3:00 PM, A Family Candlelight Service at 5:00 PM, and two Traditional Candlelight Services at 7:00 & 9:00 PM in the Sanctuary. At the Candlelight Services, members and visitors are handed cancles as they enter the service, and the Ushers will light them during the service for the singing of "Silent Night." Candles are collected as you leave the service. Children are invited to participate, as well, at the discretion of their parents. 

We have no dress code here at Memorial Park; rather, we invite you to come in your Christmas best, or wear what is comfortable. We simply invite you to come as you are. 

For a peek at how our services are structured, take a look at the Bulletins & Newsletters page of the website. You will be able to view the previous weeks' bulletins.
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Programs on Sundays

Childcare for newborns to children 12 months olf is available in our Nursery. Our Toddler Walker room for 1-year-olds is located downstairs in the Children's Wing.

TRU Explore for ages 2-Kindergarten is available, as well. Themes activities related to the morning's lesson are presented in the Woodlands (ages 2-3) and the Savanna (ages 4-K), both located downstairs in the Children's Ministries wing. Each of these childcare options is available at both Sunday morning services, as well as during Discipleship Hour.

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At our 9:00 AM Sunday morning service, children in grades 1-5 worship with their families for the first part of the service in the Sanctuary, and then are dismissed before the message for an age-appropriate message and worship in the Children's Wing (TRU Worship).

During Discipleship Hour (10:10-11:00 AM) on Sunday mornings, children in grades 1-5 are invited to participate in our TRU Kids classes. These classes are a time of Christ-centered, child-targeted learning for kids. We begins with large group Bible teaching time (The Big God Story), followed by various connecting activities. This is the only hour that children will receive the full Tru Kids learning experience.

At the 11:15 AM Sunday morning service, children in grades 1-5 worship with their families for the entire service in the Sanctuary.

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Teens in grades 6-12 worship with their families during both Sunday morning services. During Discipleship Hour (10:10-11:00 AM) on Sunday mornings, teens are invited to participate in Student IMPACT classes. Our Student IMPACT teen programs are designed to support students as they journey through life during the challenging years of middle and high school. We impact their lives with the message of the Gospel, help it to take root and grow so they can make an impact on the world around them. These classes are held in the Clayton Center.

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Memorial Park Church places a high value on spiritual growth. Our desire is to meet people where they are in their faith development and to engage them in an intentional discipleship ministry that is both inwardly strong and outwardly focused, moving them to greater maturity in their relationship with Christ. Our purpose is to seek together how we can live out our Christian faith more practically. The goal is not just to inform our minds but to transform our hearts, so that we can look more like Jesus in our thinking, acting and feeling.

During Discipleship Hour (10:10-11:00 AM) on Sunday mornings, we offer a number of opportunities for adults to engage in studies on topics of interest, from diving deeper into the weekly sermon to special topics in the Bible. Our current classes are listed on the Adult Classes page of the website. 

You are also welcome to visit our Cafe and Connections Corner to enjoy a cup of coffee and see what opportunities we have for you to get involved. 
Looking for more information? Want to find a way to connect with us? Feel free to browse our website, give us a call, or email Jason Scott, Connections Coordinator, who can help answer your questions about your visit with us this season.

Directions & Parking

Memorial Park Church is conveniently located on the corner of Duncan Avenue and Peebles Road in McCandless Township, in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. Use the church address (8800 Peebles Road, Allison Park, PA 15101) for GPS directions or click below to find us on the map.

We have two entrances to the parking lot: one off of Duncan Avenue and one off of Peebles Road. Please follow the directional signs to navigate the parking lot as the rows of parking are directional. Our building is handicap accessible and we do have a pull-through area for drop-off and pick-up if needed. We also have parking lot attendants that can help guide you to an appropriate parking space.

Take a look at our Facilities Map to help find your way around the main church building and the Clayton Community Youth Center.

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