News / Information (Page 2)

News / Information (Page 2)

Faithful and Inclusive

Fall Study 2021 HERO (Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation)Start date: November 2 at 7pmHybrid format: in-person and virtual participation options Our fall HERO study is called “Faithful and Inclusive.” Each week includes a 50 minute presentation by Rev. Rob Fuquay, designed to allow participants to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God’s Word and fully welcoming to people in the LGBTQ+ community who are in the church. No preparation is required prior to each…

Thanksgiving on Every Table

Sincere thanks to everyone who participated in the 2021 annual Thanksgiving on Every Table initiative, through which North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) provides a Thanksgiving meal for local families they currently support. In lieu of filling grocery bags with food items, we chose to donate grocery store gift cards and monetary donations for the purchase of gift cards. As of October 27, donations from Ingomar Church had reached a total of $4729. Thank you for responding with generous hearts. Please…

Nyadire Connection

Ingomar Church is invited to participate in a fundraiser to celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Nyadire Connection. Pastor Cyndi will purchase a table if there are others who would like to be part of that table (offer open to the first 6 to reply). Additional people may purchase their own tickets at $25 each. Please email Pastor Cyndi to reserve your spot. The Nyadire Connection (TNC) is celebrating its 15th Anniversary this year, and has been busy with partners in Zimbabwe…

Operation Christmas Child

SHOE BOX COLLECTION While we are not undertaking a full scale collection of Christmas Shoe Boxes for Samaritan’s Purse as we have in some past years, we want to provide an opportunity for anyone who would like to participate to do so this upcoming Christmas Season.  Operation Christmas Child provides boxes of gifts along with messages of hope from the gospel to children in impoverished places around the world.  These boxes provide both joy and hope, things which are too…

Yoga at Ingomar Church

Wellness Ministry News All-Levels Yoga Class – Tuesday and Thursday nights, 7:00-8:15 pm in Fellowship Hall (1501 W Ingomar Road, Entrance 8 Come join us for a friendly yoga class designed to increase flexibility, balance, and strength. Every pose is clearly explained, with modifications for those with any limitations or injury. Whether you are brand-new to yoga or simply want to further your practice, this class is for you! Please bring a mat and water bottle. A block and strap…
Homeless Care Kits

Homeless Care Kits

There are an estimated 900 homeless people in Allegheny County. Others have shelter, but not enough money to buy the basic items we want to provide. Our Mission Outreach team asked for your help in providing bags of supplies for homeless people or people who are asking for money on the streets. You responded and we now have many assembled kits, ready for distribution. Help with Distribution Pick up kits at our Information Centers following worship and place in your…

New Book Study

Join a Book Study: White Awake by Daniel Hill Starts Nov. 7 – Jan. 16, Sundays @ 4pm You may attend in-person or online. Please register via the Connect Cards in worship. Beginning Sunday, November 7 at 4 pm and concluding Sunday, January 16, we have a new small group opportunity (skipping two weeks for Christmas and New Year’s). This study is for anyone who would like to understand their white culture better and is new to the conversation about…

Masking Recommendation

Masks “Strongly Recommended” for all indoor activities In response to recent increases in Covid transmission in our region, Ingomar Church is now “Strongly Recommending” masks for all members and friends in indoor settings throughout our campus.  We are still requiring masks for all children ages 2-12 and those working with our children. Our reason for this recommendation is to protect those vulnerable and unvaccinated in our church and community.  We are praying for the availability and approval of vaccines for…
Relaunch 2021

Fall 2021 Ministry Relaunch

Ingomar Church Update 2021 with Responses to some Frequently Asked Questions The mission of Ingomar Church is to reach people with the good news of Jesus and together become fully devoted followers of Christ. We believe that life is better with Jesus at the center and that we exist to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We believe that Ingomar Church is a first point of connection for people to encounter Jesus to take Jesus to the…

Deeply Rooted, Upward Reaching

An initiative to enhance our Camping and Retreat Ministries. For more than 75 years, the Western Pennsylvania UMC Camping and Retreat Ministries have been providing ministry to youth, families, and adults from the congregations and communities of Western Pennsylvania. Owned and operated by the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, more than eight hundred congregations and thousands of people benefit from these ministry opportunities each year. The mission of the WPAUMC Camping and Retreat Ministries is to…

H.E.R.O.

H.E.R.O. (Helping to Educate Regarding Orientation) With the inclusive love of Jesus, the Ingomar Church H.E.R.O. Group wants to welcome, support, educate, advocate for and affirm all of God’s children. Statement of Purpose, Ingomar Church HERO Group A brief history of H.E.R.O. Upon request from some members of this congregation, the H.E.R.O. small group was formed this fall. Because many of the participants have beloved family members who identify as LGBTQIA+, we understand that theirs is a clear and pointed…

UMCOR Disaster Response

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) As tropical storms and wildfires continue, UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) and its partners are responding to disasters in the United States every day. Pray for communities in Louisiana and Texas as they work to recover following the devastation from Hurricane Laura. During this time, you can help by giving to U.S. Disaster Response. 100% of your gift directly supports UMCOR and its partners in the work of alleviating human suffering and advancing…