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WELCOME TO: South Side Church Crawl-2017

For you convience please see this informative Flyer

To aid in planning, please e-mail the number attending to: southsidechurchcrawl@gmail.com or call 412-422-9017

Come see the BEAUTY- Come hear the HISTORY – Come touch the FAITH
The Faith communities of Pittsburgh’s South Side will host its 2017 Church Crawl on Sunday April 30th from 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Roman Catholic, Byzantine Catholic, Presbyterian, and Orthodox - 8 locations will be open to visit – start at any location and visit as many as you choose.

Worship Sites:

Prince of Peace Parish (Roman Catholic)
St. Adalbert Church-160 S. 15th St*
St. Peter Church-S. 28th & Sarah Sts.*
Parish Center-81 S. 13th St.*
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite)
109 S. 7th St.*
South Side Presbyterian Church
S. 20th and Sarah Sts. (1926 Sarah Street)
Holy Assumption of St. Mary Orthodox Church
105 S. 19th St.
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church
73 S. 18th St.
St. Paul of the Cross Monastery (Roman Catholic)
148 Monastery Ave.*

 *Parking Lot Available

Each Worship location will be open to guests to surround themselves in the beauty of art and architecture. Guided tours will be provided at each Worship location to hear of the deep history resting in the foundations of these magnificent buildings, to find out the many connections among them as they united the community of South Side (and still do today), and of the many memories held in the hearts of members who have eagerly shared them. Experience a “Touch of Faith” as faith sharing will be available to answer general questions you may have about each of the different faith communities.

Calling of the Bells:
Hear the majesty of the Church Bells as the ring simultaneously at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. A glorious sound that echoed throughout the South Side for so many years!

Refreshments & Activities:
Complementary refreshments will be available while supplies last at various locations on your tour, along with other activities.

Parking and Shuttle Service:
Free parking is available at several lots and on the streets throughout the South Side. Lots located at:  S. 7th & Carson Sts. (across from St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church)  81 S. 13th St. (Prince of Peace Parish Center)  S. 14th St (directly behind St. Adalbert Church)  2800 Sarah St. (next to St. Peter Church)  148 Monastery Ave (across from St. Paul of the Cross Monastery)-NO SHUTTLE SERVICE
Free shuttle service is available servicing all locations and will run every half hour beginning at 1:15 from the 81 S. 13th St. parking lot.

Local Community Involvement:

  • Following your Church Crawl experience, enjoy a 10% discount at one of our local partnering restaurants with your 2017 Church Crawl program.

NEW THIS YEAR: “THE SOUTH SIDE STROLL”:
Meet docents from the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation in Cindy Esser Plaza, 12th Street at East Carson Street at Noon for a FREE 1-hour walking tour to explore South Side today with its thriving main street, livable community, historic architecture, and significant history. Reservations not required.

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Past Events

The 2016 South Crawl was held on Sunday, April 10th from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Here are some photos from the event: