Period Pastor

Rev. Karie Ann Charlton is a PCUSA pastor and is the leader of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Days for Girls. Learn more about her.

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Advent Devotional with the Four Women Doctors of the Church

You can download this devotional below “Doctors of the church are recognized not only for living the Gospel, but for giving it expression, and for integrating theological wisdom and the spiritual life.” ~Elizabeth A. Dreyer, Accidental Theologians There are 36 Doctors of the Church who have been approved by a Pope.  Four of these accidental theologians … Continue reading Advent Devotional with the Four Women Doctors of the Church

Psalms Year B

I began writing Psalm reflections during Lent of 2020 shortly after we decided to close the church building, work from home, and worship via zoom.  Many churches use the revised common lectionary that rotates scripture on a three-year cycle (A, B, and C).  Starting in Advent 2019, Third Church decided to worship with the texts from Year … Continue reading Psalms Year B


  Written for Third Presbyterian Church November 22nd as part of a sermon series on stewardship Matthew 13:1-8: That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told … Continue reading Enough

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