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Third annual Church Crawl visits eight sites throughout South Side


The Faith communities of Pittsburgh’s South Side will host its third annual Church Crawl on Sunday, April 30 from 1–5 p.m.

Roman Catholic, Byzantine Catholic, Presbyterian, and Orthodox, eight locations will be open to visit, start at any location and visit as many as you choose. Guided tours will be provided at each worship site, complementary refreshments will be available at various locations while supplies last, and much more.

The “Calling of the Bells” will take place at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. Free parking and shuttle service available.

New this year is “The South Side Stroll.” Docents from the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will be in Cindy Esser Plaza, 12th Street at East Carson Street at noon for a free one-hour walking tour to explore South Side today with its thriving main street, livable community, historic architecture, and significant history. Reservations are not required.

Those who experienced the Church Crawl last year, are welcome to come again and bring a friend to relive the experience. There is no charge, but to help aid in planning, e-mail the number attending to: or call 412-422-9017.

Following the tour, enjoy a 10 percent discount at one of the partnering restaurants with the Church Crawl program.

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