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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19.

Thanksgiving Sunday.

Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.

“An Abundant Thanksgiving.”

Our multigenerational Thanksgiving celebration is designed to appeal to all ages and it will include an abundance of things: 

We will be welcoming twenty-eight new members who have joined First Unitarian Church over the last twelve months! 

We will be celebrating the Bread Communion that Steven Mead, our Interim Director of Ministries with Children and Youth, introduced during his two years with us.

Each household is encouraged to bring and share bread that reflects their family heritage. 

Through music and words, we will be mindful of the many ways that European explorers, settlers, and conquerors encountered indigenous populations throughout the Americas – yes, in Massachusetts, but in many other places as well. In particular, we will focus on Puerto Rico and our Share the Plate collection will go to hurricane recovery efforts on that island. Afterward everyone is invited to gather in the Undercroft Gallery to enjoy our annual Thanksgiving lunch.

This will be a very good Sunday to come to First Unitarian Church!


 

 

 


 

 

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Upcoming Church Events

Sunday, Nov 19 - Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh
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Thursday, Nov 30 - Prints by Jeff Brunner
Art Lovers! Additional unframed prints by Jeff Brunner will be available for sale in the Undercroft after Sunday service until the end of November. Very reasonably priced, they make great holiday gifts. ..

Thursday, Dec 14 - Holiday Joy for Matilda Theiss Health Center
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First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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