Pittsburgh, PA

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The church life in Pittsburgh is focused primarily on the campus work at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), though the need to gain more families is of equal priority (and not necessarily separate). While the saints in Pittsburgh welcome all who would like to move here, there is a particular need for young, typical American families to migrate to the Pittsburgh area in order to share the burden of shepherding and gaining the local typical American population. Because the church in Pittsburgh does not have a meeting hall, the saints meet in homes and on the campuses. The church recently established a new church entity and began a children’s service schedule, and it supports the two Christians on Campus clubs at CMU and Pitt.

Virtual City Tours

Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the fields; Let us lodge in the villages. –Song of Songs 7:11

Now is the time for the advancement of the Lord's move in the United States. Amid the chaos of the pandemic, the economic upheaval, and the social unrest, the white horse of the gospel is running. May we all cooperate with the Lord by praying, giving, and spreading through migration to ten key cities in this country.

Five new campus teams have been formed, and the hope is that three hundred additional saints would migrate to these ten target cities. To help facilitate this move, we have arranged virtual tours of each city in the last two weekends of September, in which the attendees will meet the local saints and receive an overview of the situation and needs in that locality. Click below for more information.

Recent Updates

First Round of GTCA Virtual Tours

September 16, 2020

This weekend is the first round of virtual tours for five of the ten GTCA target cities: Cincinnati, Lexington, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and Pittsburg. The following weekend will be the tours for Charlotte, Memphis, Orlando, Columbia and Richmond. An overview of the local situation and needs in these localities will be presented, and visitors can…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 7

February 10, 2020

February 6 In the morning, trainees and the local saints met for coordination. We set a goal to have more conversations with students rather than to merely pass out tracts and Bibles. Then we went to West Virginia University where we tabled for three hours. Our main goal was to invite students to the dinner…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 6

February 7, 2020

February 5 In the morning the local saints and trainees met for coordination. During this time, we discussed new goals for the tabling at West Virginia University, where we ended up exceeding our goal of handing out Bibles. We noticed that there is more hunger here among the students compared to the campuses in Pittsburgh.…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 5

February 4, 2020

February 2 Before the table meeting, there was a time for coordination between the trainees and local saints to hand over new contacts to the local saints for follow up and care. Following this was a very sweet table meeting and prophesying time where many trainees and saints overflowed their enjoyment from being on campus…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 4

February 4, 2020

January 31 Today was our last day of distribution at both Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh. Statistics: Tracts: 825 Bibles: 47 Contacted: 52 In the evening, we held two Bible studies, one on each campus, with one new one at each Bible study. February 1 Today, we held our Bible seminars on both…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 3

February 3, 2020

29-30 January 2020 Our statistics over the last two days: Tracts: 1,671Bibles: 119Contacted: 102Prayed to receive the Lord: 1Second Appointments: 2 On Wednesday evening, the trainees, host families, and some students from CMU all went to a brother’s home to make dumplings. There was wonderful conversation and much blending as each one was learning to…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 2

January 29, 2020

January 27-28th After our times of fellowship, prayer, and coordination in the morning, we split into two groups to table at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). We spent approximately three hours on each campus handing out Bibles, The Mystery of Human Life tracts, and invitations to Christians on Campus events and…

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Pittsburgh, PA—Gospel Trip, Update 1

January 26, 2020

Days 1 & 2 (January 25-26th) The trainees and local saints in the Greater Pittsburgh area got together for a time of blending after the trainees arrived yesterday evening. The time consisted of a love feast, a brief round of introductions, prayer, and singing. This morning, the church in Pittsburgh met in a classroom on…

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Updates

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Prayer Burdens

Pray specifically for the Lord's move in Pittsburgh with these ongoing prayer burdens.