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File #: 2017-1937    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 9/26/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/26/2017 Final action: 9/26/2017
Enactment date: 9/26/2017 Enactment #: 563
Effective date: 9/26/2017    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Second Baptist Church of McKees Rocks for its important role in the community, recognizes Rev. Tim Murray for his extraordinary leadership and congratulates Second Baptist Church for reaching its 100th Anniversary; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, September 24, 2017, to be "Second Baptist Church 100th Anniversary Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. O'CONNOR

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WHEREAS, the mission of the Second Baptist Church of McKees Rocks is to empower believers through the Word of God and to carry out in obedience the Great Commission.  Its vision is centered on “Promoting the Agenda of Jesus Christ” by remaining a safe space for members of the community.  Founded in 1917, the Second Baptist Church of McKees Rocks is a Christian worshipping community that serves as a spiritual resource for the community of McKees Rocks; and,

 

WHEREAS, located in the Hays Manor community of McKees Rocks, the Second Baptist Church offers regular worship services which also includes a children’s worship service as well as a weekly Bible Study and prayer services, baptism, funeral services, an active youth ministry and Vacation Bible School; and,

 

WHEREAS, Second Baptist Church is also a community based church open to all.  It participates in the McKees Rocks Community Day by providing use of church grounds, volunteering in and supporting various projects such as backpacks to children and meals for the hungry; and,

 

WHEREAS, Second Baptist Church provides pastoral care through various life events such as marriage, death, illness and trauma such as gun violence in the community.  Vacation Bible School provides an opportunity for youth to fellowship with each other in a safe space and allows children to explore their creativity through arts and crafts, team building, reading and critical thinking.  The Youth Ministry offers young people the opportunity to develop public speaking skills, musical skills and are given educational and life enhancing opportunities; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Second Baptist Church of McKees Rocks for its important role in the community, recognizes Rev. Tim Murray for his extraordinary leadership and congratulates Second Baptist Church for reaching its 100th Anniversary; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, September 24, 2017, to be “Second Baptist Church 100th Anniversary Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.