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Events

Upcoming Events

City Mission has a busy, year-long calendar of events.  You can help support these events by attending, volunteering, or donating.  City Mission offers something for everyone, whether you enjoy eating sweets, playing golf, running, or more.  Below, you can find our Event Calendar and some event-related articles.  Mark your calendars for our next event!

Sweet Sunday

Mission Possible IX 5k Run/Fun Walk

August 3rd, 2024- Peterswood Park

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Sweet Sunday

Hope for Homeless Women Pasta Dinner

St. Benedict The Abbot Church - 120 Abington Drive McMurray, PA 15317

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Sweet Sunday

New Women's Shelter Groundbreaking

Washington City Mission - 84 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA 15301

Sweet Sunday

7th Annual Golf Outing

August 19, 2024- Valley Brook Country Club

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Sweet Sunday

Hits for Homeless with
Range Resources

September TBA, 2024

Sweet Sunday

WCCF Gives

Thursday, September 12th, 2024

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Sweet Sunday

Boxes of Love

October - November
Contact: Anne Wightman 724-222-8530 x 266 / Awightman@citymission.org

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Sweet Sunday

Angel Tree

November – December
Contact: Shelley Kubincanek 724-222-8530 x 282 / Skubincanek@citymission.org

Sweet Sunday

Sweet Sunday

2025 TBA- Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe

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Past Events

Lift up the Word. Light up the World.

Pastor Lance Whitlock
May 3, 2024

“Lord, you are a light to us,” prayed City Mission’s President Emeritus, Dean Gartland, at our annual National Day of Prayer meeting last Thursday. “May your light shine through us to others. We pray for City Mission. Help us to continue to be a bright light in a dark time.” On Thursday, May 2, City Mission hosted our annual National Day of Prayer celebration in our Porter Pillow and Peggie Beaver Pillow Chapel. Leah Dietrich, Director of Residential Programs, acted as Master of Ceremonies, and Dr. Sally Mounts, Chief Development Officer, kicked off the event singing “Who Am I” by Casting Crowns. Next, City Mission staff members came up to speak and pray on a series of topics. Dean Gartland, prayed for City Mission. Manager of Church and Community Relations, Shelley Kubincanek, prayed for our local churches. Dr. Sally Mounts prayed for the military. Chief Financial Officer, Denny Kennedy, prayed for the state of Pennsylvania. Director of Development, Trisha Schum, prayed for the United States. Pastor Lance Whitlock, our Manager of Men’s Services, prayed for peace. RSS Supervisor/Chaplain, Jared Nolan, prayed for faith, and Volunteer Manager, Amanda Blakemore, prayed for children. The theme for this year’s event was: Lift up the Word. Light up the World, and each speaker presented a unique twist on the theme. “The churches in our community are such a beacon of light to each and every one of us,” said Shelley Kubincanek during her prayer for our local churches. “In today’s world where there is so much darkness, we need patience, kindness, humility more now than ever.” During Lance Whitlock’s prayer for peace, he explained, “It’s been said that we’re either going into a storm, we are currently in a storm, or we’re just coming out of a storm, but in the midst of it all, Jesus still speaks peace.” It was a beautiful ceremony to highlight the need for God’s grace to shine down on us all so that we, in turn, have the capacity to give grace to others.

Clean Slate Day

Brian Gorman, Executive Director of Summit Legal Aid
April 12, 2024

Summit Legal Aid, Washington County’s nonprofit legal aid organization, partnered with the Washington County Bar Association and City Mission for Clean Slate Day on Friday, April 12 in the City Mission Dining Hall.Clean Slate Day allows individuals with criminal charges or convictions to meet with volunteer attorneys and pardon coaches for free to find out if they are eligible for pardons, expungements, or sealing their records. Volunteer legal professionals will review case information and assist with the application process.“A criminal record is a very real barrier to employment for our residents,” said City Mission Manager of Career Services, Brianna Kadlecik. “And sustainable employment is a vital piece of the puzzle for them to get back to independent living.”But a clean slate does not just help with employment. Kadlecik has seen criminal records create barriers for our residents to obtain housing, financial aid for education, and even a driver’s license – all things that could help to clear a path for them to a better life. “It’s a beautiful thing,” Kadlecik said of the Clean Slate Day event. “Residents who have attended in the past have been able to get answers to things they didn’t think they would ever be able to get answers to.” For Brian Gorman, the Executive Director of Summit Legal Aid, Clean Slate Day is about giving people a second chance. “Everybody who comes here is looking to better themselves in some way,” he explained. “They’re looking for a job or a higher-income job. They could also be trying to go to school or to obtain housing, and their criminal record is preventing them from achieving those goals. So it not only gives people hope and redemption, but it also gives them tangible things that can help them create a better life.”

For where two or three are gathered in my name,there am I among them.    —  Matthew 18:20