KidZone Camp 2014

posted Mar 24, 2014, 7:34 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Mar 25, 2014, 8:25 AM ]

KIDZONE CAMP 2014! Applications come out April 1.

You can get an application at Sonshine Community Ministries or at First Evangelical Free Church or download one below.

Cost : $40
June 22-26
Laurel Hill State Park
For Kids in grades 2-5

Call us with questions.

3rd Annual Golf Outing – Save the Date

posted Mar 24, 2014, 7:32 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Mar 24, 2014, 7:33 PM ]

SAVE THE DATE – Saturday September 20th, 2014
3rd Annual Sonshine Community Ministries Golf Outing

Butlers Golf Course – details to follow

2014 Pittsburgh Marathon

posted Mar 24, 2014, 7:25 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Mar 25, 2014, 7:37 AM ]

Will Run for Food

Will Run for Food and Sonshine Community Ministries are partnering up again for the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon!

May 4, 2014

Our Sonshine Runners for this year are
  • Larry Eckert and
  • Sara Holtzman.

By supporting the PGH Marathon and WR4F you help SCM with its food costs for a year! We need your support!

To Sponsor our runners’ $300 goals you can:

Option 1: Send a check payable to: Sonshine Community Ministries with Will Run for Food and the Runner’s Name in the memo line.

Option 2: Donate online! Visit and click on the Will Run for Food logo!

SCM – 908 Evans Avenue, PO Box 3190, McKeesport, PA 15134

Questions: call: 412-672-6711 or email

*all donations are tax deductible and receipts can be provided on request

4th Annual GA5K

posted Mar 24, 2014, 7:14 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Mar 24, 2014, 7:27 PM ]

April 26, 2014

Penn State Greater Allegheny Campus Rain or Shine

8:30am – Packet Pick-up & On-site Registration Starts
9:30am – Runners Start
9:45am – Walkers Start

$25 for Adults
$12 for Students/Children

Proceeds to benefit:
  • Sonshine Community Ministries
  • The Wounded Warrior Project

For more information and to register, visit!

Hang 5 Update

posted Nov 13, 2013, 6:39 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 6:39 PM ]

We began our 10th year on October 8! We have 24 children and 6 tutors for this new school year. We started off our year with a field trip to Kerber's Dairy for a hayride, pumpkin, and ice cream. All made possible by a very generous woman, Helen! We thank you! Pray for our year as we encourage these children in life and in their studies.

Christmas Dinner Celebration

posted Nov 13, 2013, 6:37 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 6:37 PM ]

Our Christmas Dinner Celebration will be Sunday, December 8. This is our yearly party for our children and families. It is held once again at FEFC and they generously provide the meal and the progam for this anticipated event.

If you would like to help with Christmas needs / or gifts for a child, please call 412-672-6711.

Fall Work Groups

posted Nov 13, 2013, 6:35 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 6:35 PM ]

Our fall was very busy with getting many projects done at Sonshine and Hope House. Thanks to our many volunteers and groups that made that possible!

  • Dan Ruccio and Small group
  • St. Luke’s Church – Cabot
  • Pgh Cares - Winston Thurston High School
  • Fred Fallon
  • Joe Beyer
  • Cornerstone Moms
  • Nathaniel Buck
  • Jake and Jenn Rogers

I apologize if I missed anyone. All our volunteers are valuable to the ministry here at Sonshine. We could not be here without you!

Hope House Update

posted Nov 13, 2013, 6:33 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 6:34 PM ]

Since we re-opened in February after Hope House went under SCM instead of Women's Choice Network, we have been busy in our community. We now have 10 current clients and have had 4 babies born. We continue our Mom to Mom Classes once a month! We have done a community mailing and have put out yard signs around our area.

Our hours are Tuesdays 12-3 and Thursdays 4-7

Pray for us that we can remain faithful to the women God brings through our doors!

Also, check out the attached Hope House letter:

Summer Recap and Fall Newsletter

posted Nov 13, 2013, 6:26 PM by Sonshine CM   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 6:42 PM ]

Block Party – August 12
A great day for our community and Sonshine Family. We served 340 people with great food along with fun games, face painting, a tour of our pregnancy center – Hope House – and a worship and sharing time. It was a great day! Thanks to our many volunteers that were here helping all day for this event!

Golf Outing August 24
It was a great day for our golfers. Thanks to our many sponsors and donors. This event helps us continue to reach our community for Christ. Thanks to Bobby Madden and his team for their leadership in this event. SCM made $3000 from this event.

Also, check out our Fall Newsletter below!

2nd Annual Golf Outing

posted May 16, 2013, 7:25 AM by Sonshine CM   [ updated May 16, 2013, 7:41 AM ]

Golf Ball on Tee
The 2nd Annual Sonshine Community Ministries Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Butler's Golf Course in Elizabeth, PA.

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Registration: 7am
Tee Time: 8am Shotgun Start
Entry Fee: $90/person, $360/foursome
Dinner Only: $25

Your change to win a brand new car for a hole-in-one! Another great prize will be a full set of irons!

Entry deadline is Monday, August 19, 2013.
  • Prizes awarded for winning foursome, men's and women's longest drive, longest putt, and closest to the pin.
  • Come early for putting contest for a chance to win green fees at some great courses!
  • 4-person scramble play with shotgun starts at 8am.
  • Drinks and snacks provided throughout the course.
  • Full BBQ buffet lunch at conclusion of golf.

See the attached flyer for registration and contact details.

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