Partners Within Our Community

Local Outreach Partners

We partner with a number of organizations within the Greater Pittsburgh Area and Western Pennsylvania to reach out within our community. Our partners include:
  • Allegheny Youth Development
  • China Outreach Ministry
  • Coalition for Christian Outreach
  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Ligonier Camp and Conference Center
  • New City Commons
  • North Hills Community Outreach
  • Open Door Church
  • Garfield Community Farm
  • Open Hands Ministry
  • Pittsburgh Project
  • Prism
  • Urban Impact
  • Women's Choice Network
  • Young Life
With these partners, we have several opportunities to get involved that are organized through the church. You can also get in touch with Rev. Paul Housman, Pastor of Outreach, to find out how you can make a direct impact with these organizations.

Ways to Get Involved

Memorial Park organizes annual and on-going outreach projects for a number of our local partners, which provide a variety options for you to get involved locally. Some of our projects are:
 
Compassion Day: a day of service to our local community neighbors.
Food Bank Sunday: an annual food drive benfitting North Hills Community Outreach.
Garage Giveaway: a collection of household items for international students through PRISM.
The Giving Tree: Christmas gifts provided for families in need, beginning in November.
Men in Action: completing handy-man projects for people in need. Contact Jeff McManus and Scott Kurtz for details.
Light of Life Ministries, Inc.: a variety of projects serving a homeless community in the North Side of Pittsburgh. 
Living in Liberty: ministering to victims of human trafficking in Pittsburgh.
Nursing Home Ministry: vistation to local nursing homes for worship services.
Women's Choice Network Baby Bottle Campaign: annual fundraiser to benefit the unborn. Contact Michele Holmes, Director of Women's Ministries for details.
New Hope Church Clothing Drive: collecting kids' clothing for underpriveleged families.

 

2018 Giving Tree

Share your blessings and the spirit of giving this holiday season by giving a gift to someone in need!

Here's how you can help:
Nominate someone in need to receive a gift this year. You can do this by completing the Nomination Form here.

Pick up a snowflake from the Giving Trees, located in the Welcome area of the church starting November 10. Purchase the gift listed and return your wrapped gift (with the snowflake ornament) by December 3.

Make a monetary donation and our volunteers will shop for you! Simply stop by before or after weekend services and speak with one of our Giving Tree Volunteers.

Adopt a whole family! Looking to extend your blessings to more than one person? Contact Kathy Fenton or Nancy Lee Cochran, our Giving Tree chairpersons, by e-mail to learn more.

Packages will be distributed the weeks of December 10 and December 17 so the gifts make it to their destination before Christmas. Questions can by directed to the Giving Tree chairpersons, Kathy Fenton or Nancy Lee Cochran by e-mail, or you can call the church office at (412) 364-9492.

The 2018 Giving Tree will bless MPC families, friends in the community, homebound friends, military families and veterans, Memorial Park Christian Preschool families, Mission Partners and their families, LaRoche College students, and Special Friends of MPC.

Gifts will also benefit individuals through organizations like Allegheny Youth Development, Family Guidance, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Kane Hospital's Presents for Patients, Mosaic Community Church, Prison Fellowship, Shepherd's Heart Fellowship, Uncommon Grounds Cafe, Women's Choice Network, and EduNations' teachers and staff.

We appreciate your generosity this holiday season!