Programs and Organizations

Our Hillcrest activities are not limited to only our members!

Your friends and family are always welcome!

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Vocal Choir


Choir sings weekly, except during summer. Groups or solos are welcome during the summer. This is a great opportunity for folks who cannot participate weekly. Adults, teens, and instrumentalists are welcome.
Practice Thursdays, 7:15 PM

Bell Choir

We will teach you the basics. Bell Choir plays occasionally. Adults and teens are welcome.
Practice Thursdays, 6 PM


Sunday School Classes

Adult Classes — Classes in the Parlor — Interesting and informative, enabling close friendships to develop.
Sundays, 9:30 AM, September through May

Advent Study

Four weeks ­– early November to December, in parlor with refreshments.

Lenten Study

Five weeks prior to Easter, in parlor with refreshments.

Summer Study

Six to eight weeks, usually a backyard setting with refreshments!

Pastor’s Study

In depth study of various books of the Bible year-round.
Wednesdays, 10 AM & 7 PM

Dr. Lantz’s Class

Dedicated to service and social time; long-time members and other friends meet monthly for lunch.
Third Fridays at noon


Women’s Association, Esther Circle

Lunch and meeting, social and service.
Second Wednesday each month, 12 PM

Tuesday Work Group

Folks young and old gather at church to complete projects around the property. All are welcome to participate!
Tuesday mornings


Wednesday Morning Prayer Group

Group who pray for all requests and for ALL members from church registry of the previous Sunday. Be sure to sign each week!
Thursdays, 6 PM

Women’s Sewing and Craft Group

Use your hands to make various projects that are shared with nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, as well as crafts to sell. Fellowship, snacks and lots of fun!
Monday mornings

Mission Opportunities

Heart Cart

Donations to local food pantries, Harvest altar at Thanksgiving.
Ongoing, drop off at Beacon Place in hallway

Produce to People

Distribution of food to the needy from McKeesport.
Third Saturday each month

Meal Ministry

Meals taken to families in need, often when a member has been hospitalized.

Sister Church in Malawi

Financial and spiritual support for a Christian church in Malawi.

St. James Fellowship

Ongoing hospice and homebound support.

Nursing Home Outreach

Monthly worship for residents at a local nursing home.

Funeral Hospitality

Hillcrest assists with extra hands.