The Pastor’s Desk
Devotionals and Blogs for the congregation
Who We Are
Our church is a Christian church, and that means that we are centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Our church is reformed, which means we believe that God saves us by faith alone, by his grace alone, through Christ alone. It also means that our faith tradition is inherited from the Protestant Reformation, which was a work of God bringing the truth back to his Church. Reformation was needed because the Church had lost her way and began to trust in man-centered religion rather than God’s provision in Jesus Christ. It was founded on 5 essential truths that we heartily depend on: faith alone, grace alone, Christ alone, scripture is our final authority, and live life to the glory of God alone.
Our church is confessional, which means we are a body of believers who confess our commitment to the good news of Jesus Christ, the authority, inspiration, and inerrancy of the Bible as these and the other essential truths of Christianity are defined in the Westminster Confession and Catechisms. You can access the confession at https://www.pcaac.org/bco/westminster-confession/, that is a page at the website for our denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America.
Our church is presbyterian, which means that we are connected to other congregations and that our church is not led by a pastor but by a team of elders, which includes both ministers and laymen.
Our goal is to be a church that is open, warm, and friendly. We feel like a family and we want to invite you to join with us.
Serving the Alle-Kiski Valley
Kiski Valley Presbyterian Church is a reformed and evangelical gathering of believers from (alphabetically) Apollo, Freeport, Ford City, Leechburg, Lower Burrell, Natrona Heights, New Kensington, Tarentum, and Vandergrift, PA, and from the surrounding townships (Burrell, Allegheny, Washington, South Buffalo).
When we come together socially, that’s fellowship. When we support one another, that’s counseling. When God’s Word teaches us and shapes our thinking, that’s discipleship. Our resource pages are meant to get some good educational materials in front of you.
The idea of ministry is related to the idea of service. Our ministries, or programs, are how we as a community love and serve one another and our neighbor. We want to make sure there are good programs for men, women, children, and families. Finally, because God has been good to us with his mercy, we want to share that mercy through serving our neighbors in need. Learn more on the Ministries Page.