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Local Places of Worship Overview

Students are encouraged to take advantage of local worship opportunities. The side bar includes most denominations and religious traditions in the area. Several of the places of worship in the area are within walking distance from the campus. For transportation to places of worship outside the immediate area, please contact the Office of Faith and Spirituality.

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Bethel AME Church


Pastor:
Youth Leaders:
Japraunika Wright & Janice Stewart
Location:
312 Green St. New Castle (Rt. 18 South to New Castle - Grant Street at Pizza Hut, turn right, go 3 blocks, turn on to Halco Drive, church on top of hill on left. )

First Assembly of God


Pastor:
Location:
2021 Pulaski Road, New Castle (Route 18 south towards New Castle - turn right onto Clen-Moore Blvd. at light and then right onto Pulaski Road continue on Pulaski Road - church is on the left)
Fax:
(724) 658-7625

First Baptist (Baptist General Conference)


Pastor:
Rev. Mike Wilmer
Youth Leaders:
Kendall Hunter
Director of Adult Ministries:
Katie Daubeuspeck
Location:
984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle Rt. 18 South to Maitland Lane, turn right onto Maitland Lane approximately 1mile, church is on the right.
Website/Email:

 

New Life Baptist


Pastor:
Rev. Warren Sullivan
Youth & College Pastor:
Ms. Missy Gioan
Location:
3414 Rt. 208, New Wilmington Left on S. Market Street to Neshannock Ave./PA 208 - turn left - continue for 1 mile on Rt. 208, church on left.
Website/Email:

Church of the Good Shepherd


Pastor:
Msgr. Robert Malene
Youth Leaders:
Mrs. Rose DeMarco
Location:
3616 Sharon Road, West Middlesex North on S. Market Street to E. Neshannock Ave./PA 208 - turn left onto W. Neshannock Ave./PA 208. Continue on PA 208 until intersection with Route 18 - turn right onto Rt. 18 and continue 6.5 miles on Rt. 18 -- church is on the right before West Middlesex High School
Fax:
(724) 528-2928

 

Holy Spirit Parish of Lawrence County(Westminister is a mission of)

St. Camillus Church


Pastor:
Fr. Anthony Sciarappa
Location:
314 W. Englewood Avenue, New Castle Rt. 18 south towards New Castle; turn right on the first street immediately after passing Famous Hair, directly across from Gallo's Italian Village

 

St. James the Apostle Church


Pastor:
Rev. Joseph McCaffrey
Location:
Rt. 422, New Bedford

New Wilmington Alliance Church


Pastor:
Pastor John Grusendorf
Location:
127 N. New Castle Street, New Wilmington North New Castle Street at Landon Avenue, between Smith Funeral Home and New Wilmington High School -- 208 West turn right at the light at the Citgo Gas Station

St. John's Episcopal Church


Pastor:
Father Adam Trambley
Location:
226 W. State Street, Sharon, corner of State & Irvine Avenue (Rt. 18 North to Hermitage Mall; turn left onto State Street to downtown Sharon. The church is on the west side of the business district.)

 

Trinity Episcopal Church


Pastor:
Rev. Erin L. Betz Shank
Location:
212 N. Mill Street (at the foot of Highland Avenue downtown New Castle)
Website/Email:

www.trinitynewcastle.org

Email: Via Contact Us on Website

Islamic Center of New Castle


Location:
1225 Finch St., New Castle, PA 16101

 

ISLAMIC CENTER OF WESTERN PA


Location:
550 Warrendale Bayne Rd., Wexford, PA 15090

Messianic Jewish Synagogue (Tikvat T'zion) New Castle


Rabbi:
Rabbi Mark Hernandez
Location:
334 E. Moody Ave., New Castle, PA 16105
Meeting Times:

Friday Evening Shabbat Service: 7 PM – 9 PM (potluck style meal)

Saturday Bible Studies: 3–5 PM: 1st Bible study, 5–6 PM: Corporate potluck meal, 6–8 PM: 2nd Bible study

 

CONGREGATION RODEF SHOLOM


Rabbi:
Rabbi Paula Jayne Winnig as Interim Rabbi
Location:
1119 Elm St, Youngstown, OH

 

TEMPLE EL EMETH


Rabbi:
Rabbi Joseph P. Schonberger, DD
Location:
3970 Logan Way, Youngstown

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (New Castle Branch)


Location:
3439 Ellwood Road, New Castle

Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS)


Pastor:
Pastor Sean Walters
Location:
1302 E Washington St, New Castle PA 16101

 

St. John's Lutheran Church (ELCA)


Pastor:
Rev. David A Snyder
Location:
2601 Highland Avenue, New Castle (across from Pizza Joe's on Highland Avenue - New Castle)
Website/Email:

Maple Grove Mennonite Church


Pastor:
Pastor Cheryl Vanatsky
Elders:
Shirley List, Troy Styer, Floyd Zehr
Location:
3112 State Route 956 (3 miles south of New Wilmington on State route 956 - turn left at the stop sign, church is on the left)

Independent Methodist Church


Pastor:
Rev. Frederick H. Gilbert
Location:
1921 New Butler Road, New Castle (Shenango Twp.) Directions on website
Fax:
(724) 658-8631

 

New Wilmington United Methodist Church


Pastor:
Rev. Rebecca Rosengarth
Location:
125 S. Mercer Street, New Wilmington (2 blocks north of Westminster's Admissions Office)
Services:

Fall Schedule (Labor Day-Memorial Day)

Sunday Church School - 9:45 AM, Sunday Worship - 11:00 AM

Summer Schedule (June - August)

Hymn Sing - 9:45 AM, Worship - 10:00 AM

Website/Email:

Neshannock Community Church


Pastor:
Pastor Lloyd O'Connell
Location:
2929 Mercer Road, New Castle
Market St. South to Sr 956 turn left then turn right on to Mercer Road, go approximately 4 1/2 miles - church on right before Maitland Lane intersection.
Services:

Sunday Worship - 9:30 AM

Sunday School - 10:30 AM

 

Victory Christian Center


Pastors:
Pastors Rob & Mickey Cypher
Location:
269 Cowden Road, New Wilmington
North on S. Market Street to stop light, turn left onto Neshannock, turn right onto High Street (across from Post Office) turn left onto Cowden Road. YOU CAN WALK!

PREVAILING WORD WORLD OUTREACH CENTER


Pastor:
Pastor David M Young
Location:
114 Oakland Ave, New Castle, PA 16101

St. Elias Orthodox Church


Pastor:
The Rev. Fr. Kevin Gregory Long
Location:
915 Lynn Street, New Castle (off Cascade Street & Warren Avenue - near the Giant Eagle Store off of Rt. 422)

 

St. George Orthodox Church


Pastor:
The Rev. Fr. Michael A. Gavrilos
Location:
315 W. Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA

Bible Way Church of God in Christ


Pastor:
Pastors John E. Young III
Youth Leader:
Minister Robert Young
Location:
125 N. Crawford Ave., New Castle, PA 16101
Services:

Sunday Church School - 9:45 AM; Coffee & Fellowship - 10:00 AM

Sunday Worship - 11:00 AM; Sunday Evening "Hour of Power" Worship - 5:00 PM

Wednesday Prayer - 6:30 PM; Wednesday Bible Study - 7:30 PM

Website/Email:

 

NEW CASTLE REVIVAL CENTER


Location:
1102 S Mill St, New Castle, PA 16101

Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church


Co-Pastors:
Rev. Aaron Christy and Rev. Michael Spicuzza
Location:
220 E. Clen-Moore Blvd., New Castle, PA
Website/Email:

 

First Presbyterian Church (New Castle)


Pastor:
Rev. Lorri Ghering-Burrick
Youth/College Coordinator:
Brett Householder (412) 580-7660
Location:
125 N. Jefferson St., New Castle, PA (Directions: Take SR 208 or SR 158 to SR 18 South/Wilmington Road - which becomes Jefferson St. once you get to the bottom of Jefferson St. hill - church is on the right.

 

Highland Presbyterian Church


Pastor:
Rev. Richard Kinney
Location:
708 Highland Avenue, New Castle (head towards downtown New Castle on Mercer Road / Highland Avenue; church is on the left at the corner of Highland and Park Avenue)

 

Neshannock Presbyterian Church


Pastor:
Rev. Dr. Howard Gaston
Location:
330 W. Neshannock Avenue, New Wilmington (Take Market Street north to the light at Neshannock Ave. (Rt. 208) and turn left. Church is on the right just past the shops in town.

 

New Wilmington Presbyterian Church


Pastor:
Rev. Dr. Matthew Camlin
Location:
229 S. Market Street, New Wilmington (across the street from the College Chapel)

 

Northminster Presbyterian Church


Pastor:
Dr. Jordan Rimmer
Youth/College Coordinator:
Rev. Anthony Kladitis
Location:
2434 Wilmington Road, New Castle Rt. 18 South towards New Castle, just before McDonald's on the left

 

Shenango Presbyterian Church


Location:
3144 Wilmington Road, New Castle
Take Mercer Road south out of New Wilmington, past Pearson Park (Neshannock Township), turn right onto Shenango Road proceed until Shenango Road meets Wilmington Road, church is on the left.

Hillcrest Presbyterian Church PCA


Pastor:
Pastor Dr. Steve Tipton (724-651-4841)
Associate Pastor Steve Richman (330-383-9054)
Location:
Location: 5114 Perry Highway (Rt. 19), Volant (take Rt. 208 to Volant, cross 168 onto Potter Run Rd. Take right onto Rt. 19 church is 1/2 mile down the road on the left)
Mailing Address: PO Box 129, Volant PA 16156
Phone:
(724) 533-4315, Leave a message
Worship Times
Sunday School: 9:45 A.M.
Sunday Worship: 10:55 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.
College Fellowship Bible Study: 8:00 P.M.

 

Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)

NEW BEDFORD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH


Pastor:
Rev. Doug Runyan
Location:
151 Woodland Drive Pulaski, PA 16143

 

Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)

PULASKI PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH


Pastor:
Rev. Bill Knechtel
Location:
110 Liberty Street, Pulaski, PA

 

Leesburg PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH


Pastor:
Rev. Jeff Hurst
Location:
1831 Perry Highway, Volant, PA
Website/Email:

Ginger Hill Unitarian Universalist Congregation


Contact:
Terry Sendek
Location:
174 S. Main Street, Slippery Rock, PA 16057