We are a progressive, theologically liberal, urbanchurchthat provides a warm and supportive sense of community. In addition to our Sunday morning worship celebrations, we offer religious education classes for children and youth ; many different ways to work for justice and compassion in the larger community; frequent gatherings for young adults and students; ongoing faith development opportunities for adults; several opportunities for involvement in performing arts groups; and many other opportunities for living a more spiritually oriented life in community with others. We have a deep commitment to social justiceand human rights, and some of our partners in ministry include the Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network (UUPLAN), East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM), and the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN).
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Worship Celebrations in August at 10:00 AM. Starting on Sunday, September 13, our Sunday morning worship celebrations will start at 10:30 AM.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
The Transient and the Permanent in Unitarian Universalism
John Ballance, Intern Minister
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Rev. Dr. David Herndon, Senior Minister
From Rev. David Herndon
From Monday, June 22, to Thursday, June 25, I attended a national conference sponsored by the Gamaliel Foundation, which is the parent organization for the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) and about forty other congregation-based com Read More...
From Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker
As some of you know, I lived in Boston for three decades (plus) and returned home to Pittsburgh in 2011. I couldn’t be more delighted with that decision, by the way. What many of you may not know, is that I return to the “land of Read More...
Board Report - May 2015 Meeting
The May 20 meeting of your Board of Trustees began with Brady Hunsaker reading #434 in our hymnal reminding us of our connections to the universe, to our community, and to each other. Marty Lieb reminded everyone to support the Fantasy Auction sc Read More...
Board Report - April 2015 Meeting
Your Board of Trustees met at its usual time on April 15, 2015. Amy opened with a reading from W.E.B. DuBois on the need for imminent action. Kathy Parker announced publication of the Journal of Unitarian Universalist History, v. 38, which she ed Read More...
Habitat for Humanity
Who wants to Party? After three work parties with Habitat for Humanity, 19 different people have partied! We welcome repeats and newbies for the next work party on Saturday, August 29 in Penn Hill..
Will You Serve? Fall Religious Education Teaching Opportunities
Teaching children, raising people, and growing souls is a community endeavor. As Cindy Leitner, Religious Educator, reminds us, "The intersection of learning, worship, seeking justice, being in ri..
Membership Orientation Series - August 3, 10 & 17
If you're interested in becoming a member of First Unitarian Church, or just want to learn more about membership, then attend our next Membership Orientation (/about/membership) series beginning o..
All Roads Lead to Ferguson: The Black Lives Matter Tour
Bishop John Selders, head of Moral Monday CT (Connecticut), is leading a group of artists and activists who are headed for Ferguson and the activities surrounding the anniversary of Michael Brown'..