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Worship Celebrations - Sundays at 10:30 am

 
W I N T E R  S O L S T I C E  CE L E B R AT I O N ,  DECEMBER 21, 7:30 p.m.

The Dance Choir with Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.  “Walking into Wonder.”

You are invited to take part in this meditative service on the shortest day of the year as we celebrate the return of longer and brighter days, and as we reflect on the natural processes which create and then sustain our lives even during our darkest and bleakest seasons. Dance Choir is creating a new piece inspired by quotes from Rumi and Julian of Norwich and exploring moving from mystery to transformation. The dance will be accompanied by flute and vocals. Children and youth are welcome to attend, along with your friends, family, and neighbors

 
 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 10:30 a.m. 

“Blue Christmas, Again," 

 

 

Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed by the holidays? Are you missing a loved one? Are you just feeling kind of blue this year? With the forced cheerfulness of the holidays, you may easily find yourself feeling out of step if you are not feeling all that cheerful this year. This morning, come and find some solace and hope for your soul in the beauty of the music, the comfort of the words, and the companionship of this religious community. Those who wish may participate in an anointing ritual, a contemporary echo of an ancient healing tradition. Cellist Nicole Myers is our guest musician this morning.


 


 

 

 

 

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Church News and Announcements

Donate to First Unitarian from Your IRA
Dec 2018 - Church contributions can help you save on income taxes, even if you do not itemize deductions. If you have an IRA and have reached the age when yo ..

Names of Children for Christmas Eve!!
Dec 2018 - On Christmas Eve, our custom is to read the names of all children who were born or adopted in the previous twelve months whose parents or grandpar ..

Christmas Eve Refreshments
Dec 2018 - Please bring your favorite cookies to share. Kindly drop off cookies in the downstairs kitchen before the service.  ..

UU Quilters Bieannual Quilt Show
Dec 2018 - The UU quilters enjoy the opportunity to show off their work in December every other year.We think this is our fourth show.This show has some inte ..

A Message From the Board Regarding the Transition to New Ministerial Leadership
Nov 2018 - The Interim Minister Search Team recently communicated to the congregation that it was unable to identify an interim minister to begin at First Un ..

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Upcoming Church Events

Saturday, Jan 26 - Habitat Work Party
9:00am - 3:00pm Feeling the Winter Blues? Come to a Habitat Work Party on Saturday, January 26 from 9 AM to 3 PM and get energized helping to build a home for a family only 2 miles from our..

Saturday, Jan 26 - SongSpace at First Unitarian
7:30pm Buffalo Rose is, in the words of its singer/songwriter/guitarist Shane McLaughlin, “not ‘cher Momma’s bluegrass.” Formed in Pittsburgh in 2016, the group blends folk, soul and bluegrass..

Saturday, Feb 02 - 2019 Pittsburgh World Music Festival
7:00pm Featuring Mathew Tembo & the Afro Routes Alba Flamenco Truth & Rites Reggae Jemiriye Adeniji Pitt Afro Pop Ensemble World Craft Bizarre 6-10pm Donation accepted at..

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605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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