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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.

“An Eighth Principle?”

Black Lives of UU has proposed adding the eighth principle to our Unitarian Universalist covenant:

“We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.” What is the background of this proposed principle? What do you think about it? For the complete story, follow this link.


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Recent Church News

News from the Women's Alliance
Jan 2018 - Happy New Year! The Kwanzaa Sankofi bird is tweeting (happily, whew!) in my ear to tell everyone about the recent gift-giving visit of the Women’s Alliance to the Swissvale location of POWER. POWE ..

Late Winter Community Table Schedule Now Available. Please Show Your Hospitality!
Jan 2018 - The Community Table is about sharing and love. In order to make our Social Hour after service as welcoming and hospital as possible, we ask for contributions of cookies, crackers and other treats  ..

Matilda Theiss gift announcement
Dec 2017 - Thank you to everyone who participated in the Matilda Theiss Health Center gift card drive. We collected $1,025 in gift cards, plus some toys, hats and mittens, to bring Holiday joy to the childre ..

Pledge Update: $53,000 to go
Dec 2017 - 181 members and friends have pledged $396,988 toward our $450,000 goal for 2018. Thank you! This leaves us only about $53,000 short of fully funding programs and services next year. Mak ..

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Upcoming Church Events

Wednesday, Jan 17 - Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00pm Your Board of Trustees will meet this Wednesday evening, January 17, 7 PM in the Schweitzer room. All are invited, and those who wish, may request time to speak. ..

Thursday, Jan 18 - Women's Alliance
10:30am. We will be discussing Trevor Noah's book, "Born a Crime." Join us for an interesting discussion - whether you have read the book or not. ..

Saturday, Jan 20 - Introduction to Crankies for Kids and Adults
2-3:30 pm. Come learn the art of the "crankie" (or moving panorama) with First Unitarian Church's Artist-in-Residence, Ellen Gozion. A gifted folksinger, visual artist and pianist, Ellen will lead all ages of participants through the basics o..

Sunday, Jan 28 - New Covenant Group Orientation
Noon. New covenant group forming: Opportunity to join a small group, committed to meet on a regular basis, and using a structured process, engage in a search for meaning, build a sense of community, and engage in personal spiritual growth. ..

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First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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