Welcome to the
Episcopal
Lutheran
Alliance

Building Community 

One Block At A Time! 

Meet Our Chairman of the Board

Dr. Leon Haley Sr. is the past President of the Urban League of Pittsburgh. He serves as Professor Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh where he has taught Non-Profit Management for over two decades.  

2018-2019 Summer Programming/Fall After School Enrichment

The 2018 Summer Arts Enrichment in South Homewood was filled with lots of excitement as we provided our youth with something positive to do during the summer months while parents were hard at work. We are now accepting Registration Forms for our After School Enrichment. Applications are now available here online.  

Homewood At Christmas and Easter Time

ELA brought the Christmas spirit to Homewood with our 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. With the help of District 1  School Board Member Sylvia Wilson, 

we distributed over 300 toys including bikes, X Box X Player, and lots of hot cider.  ELA will sponsor a community wide Easter Egg Hunt in Homewood In the new year. To learn how you can help bring happiness and joy to the children of Homewood and help us with our Easter Egg Hunt call Our office or send us an email at staff@elallainceinc.org 

Meet Our President and CEO

The Rev. Torrey O. Johnson is a graduate of Morehouse College and has worked in community organizing for over 15 years.

As the former Asst. Program Manager for Morehouse College's Revitalization 

Task Force,  he worked to bring in over 

70 million dollars in redevelopment 

around the college.  

FAQs

We believe that collaboration is critical to community redevelopment. We believe in sustainable economic development.

We provide programs, resource mobilization, and community organizing that help strengthen and empower our communities. 

A Family Fun Event

The first annual community block party on Kelly Street in Homewood South Pittsburgh PA at the Historic Church of the Holy Cross in Celebration of the 35th Annual National Night Out was filled with lots of laughs and love. We are looking forward to next year.

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7507 Kelly Street Homewood South Pittsburgh PA 15208

Episcopal Lutheran Alliance

4122428660

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Accepting AYB Applications Here

After School Arts Enrichment from PreK to 5th grade 

Ask about our Transportation Pick up program

Drama, Music, Dance, Mime, Arts & Crafts, Etiquette, and Civics

Tutoring in Reading, math and science. 

Our Community Garden Initiative has begun

Our urban garden is located on the Historic Landmark grounds of the Holy Cross Episcopal Church which is over 145yrs old and located in South Homewood Pittsburgh. The urban garden initiative is rooted in the History of the Church which once owned a grocery store in Homewood. The goal of the garden is to help restore the importance of farming and being self sufficient. Those learning how to farm will also be taught how to cook what we grow. Join us every 3rd Saturday @ 9am as we plant and grow together in Homewood.

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