And Jesus answered them, ... Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit (St. John 12:23-26)

Seeds of Hope Staff

The Rev. Dr. John Paul Chaney

  • Rector (Head Pastor)
  • BA in History from University of Cincinnati; 1975
  • MA in Theology from Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL; 1992
  • Ordained Anglican Priest since 1995
  • 7 Units of Clinical Pastoral Education (VA Hospital Pittsburgh)
  • Anglican Studies Degree (1994) from Trinity Episcopal School of Ministry, Ambridge, PA
  • Doctorate of Ministry from Trinity Episcopal School of Ministry, Ambridge, PA; 2008
Marilyn Chaney

  • Youth and Children Director
  • BA in Education Aurora University
  • MA in Education University of Pittsburgh
  • Certified Elementary Education Teacher Illinois and Pennsylvania
  • Responsible to oversee programs and raise program and building support for EVO
Missional Communities

Come grow in Christ as Christ grows in you!

Dear Friends, Neighbors and Visitors,
Come and join us as we worship, fellowship, pray and share a meal together on Saturday Evenings at 5:15 PM or join us Sunday Morning at 10:30 AM followed by a social time with fruit, Pastries and Drinks. Seeds of Hope Anglican Church CARES! Know that if you do not have a church home we would love for you to make Seeds of Hope your Church Home. If there is any way we can help or pray for you, please speak to myself or someone on the leadership team.
Blessings, Pastor John Paul Chaney

Meets 2nd and 4th Saturdays
Kevin Chung: 412-450-0557

Meets on Wednesday at 6 PM (with meal and Bible Study to follow at Pacific)
Marilyn Chaney: 412-414-2993

First Friday Art Show at 5159 Penn Ave
Nick Denton: 412-580-1999


May 4 All Parish Meeting to talk about "Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats" of Seeds of Hope (Potluck); 4 PM (Child Care Available) Pastor John Paul will cook the hamburgers all you have to do is bring the rest!

Jun 6-Jul 26 Seeds of Hope and Earthen Vessels Outreach's Summer Day Camp Schedule

Summer Day Camp is a summer program for inner city children and youth 3-14. It is five days a week, 8 hours a day for six weeks. It has an educational focus: Reading, Bible and Math. Breakfast and Lunch are provided. Tennis, swimming and field trips are also a regular part of the Kid's day. Every day starts with Kid's Chapel. The theme this year is "Christ the King"!

Interns Jun 6
Intern Training Week Jun 6-14
Summer Jun 16
Final Program Jul 26

Sep 19-21 All Parish Retreat

Ministry Links
Location and Directions

250 South Pacific Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Enter from Friendship St.

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Weekly Meeting Times

Saturday 5:15 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM

Missional Communities
Community Connections Wednesday 6:30 PM Snacks, Worship and Bible Study

Life Together on Mission
Meets the second and fourth Saturdays. Call Kevin Chung (412) 450-0557 for meeting times and locations.

AiM: Artist in Mission
for the Great I AM.

First Friday (every mth) Art Show at 5159 Penn Ave (house) from 7-11PM
Leader: Nick Denton call him for meeting times. (412) 580-1999

Contact Us

Pastor John Paul Chaney