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Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Premiered on this date on PBS!

It was February 19, 1968 when Fred Rogers debuted on PBS via the first public television station WQED in Pittsburgh. The mission was to reach out to children and their families because between the TV set and the viewer is holy ground where care and love often took place. A paraphrase of what Fred said…


Lenten Journey with Godspell

Today is Transfiguration Sunday on the Christian Calendar.  We begin the Lenten season Wednesday leading to the celebration of Holy week and culminating in Easter with resurrection. Godspell the Broadway play where Jesus as a theological clown helps us to grasp the celebration of living into the hope and love given by God. Article from…


A Cold Night

Cold and wondering what to do for their children with Christmas soon to arrive! On this frigid morning and temps not warming up to much lets go back to a Christmas Eve and experience a cold night for a simple family living in rural Virginia. A cold story that will be bring out the warmth…


Thank You!

A car craxh gains insight about life and death for a young female reporter on KQV 1410 AM in Pittsburgh. Dennis Benson interviews the reporter about her car accident on Passages. Click on the link here to listen to a young Elaine Effort tell for her surviving a serious car crash on Passages …. Elaine…


Number 21 and the name Roberto …

We flashback to New Years Eve 1972 as Roberto Clemente, Jr.  starts there to tell some of the major highlights of his dad’s life that had as much an impact on the baseball diamond as it did in many peoples lives who were living on the margins.  On Passages we remember Roberto Clemente this weekend….


Becoming Family at Christmas

There is a spirit of love and wanting to come together at Christmas time. As family and being together is sometimes a challenge in leaving go of the past and being in the present. Here are three different stories of George, Megan, and Dan all embraced by the original Christmas story that happened with a…


The gift of stories!

We will bring to you over the next week stories of Christmas.  Helping us all to appreciate the blessings that come each and everyday into our lives. Enjoy this first installment from your Presbyterian friends at Media Mission! Caroline shares about her grandfather and how he made Christmas special.  Clip on audio tab below …….


What to tell kids about Santa Claus!

Why would Mister Rogers suggest our changing how we talk about Santa with our kids? https://www.fredrogers.org/ It is hard to believe that anyone could criticize everyone’s favorite neighbor! It happens even to Mister Rogers’. Listen to Fred Rogers share about how he got criticized by parents for how he shared about Santa Claus. Click on…


Hard work at having the right attitude, motivation, & discipline!

  Chris Boswell http://www.espn.com/nfl/player/_/id/17372/chris-boswell does it again with kicking a game winning field goal for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ in a bruising game against the Cincinnati Bengals.   A place kicker is expected to be automatic at the pro level. There are many factors that go into not just being a good place kicker but an…


Finding Love Cures All Things – World AIDS Day

Bernie shares about finding love and how it has helped him in dealing with AIDS. Listen to Passages by clicking the audio button below Women Can’t Wait https://www.ipmglobal.org/content/world-aids-day-2017-women-cant-wait?gclid=Cj0KCQiAmITRBRCSARIsAEOZmr7UvyTjgI8_W2jtySXC38di1Q0Ylr6YJf8rf1DuSmbkgOaZFDQcf_saAmeeEALw_wcB Youth and AIDS https://www.glsen.org/health?gclid=Cj0KCQiAmITRBRCSARIsAEOZmr4Gb4PAYpF1qZAuSrisOxZ_BP6eHHYtKRVGrCKdASkKzIYFZS0rSsAaAvdGEALw_wcB Headline this World’s AIDS day! http://www.newsweek.com/trump-forgot-lgbt-community-world-aids-day-728150 We pray for our brothers and sisters who are victims of AIDS!  We ask that love be…