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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16.
Third Sunday of Advent.
“Meanings, Moods, Messages, and Melodies of This Special Season,”
Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.
Like a holiday fruitcake, our worship time together this morning will have an abundance of many things: congregational singing, inspirational messages, some familiar elements, some unfamiliar elements, but all offered in the celebratory spirit of this special season. The Family Choir will also be singing for us this morning. Additional musicians include Ebe Emmons, Maddy Izzo, Brian Junker, Barbara Litt, Al Schwartz, Rob Schwartz, and Director of Instrumental Music Ellen Gozion, who will provide accompaniment on organ and piano
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 ..
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 ..
Sunday, Dec 16 - Annual Budget Meeting
12:00pm All church members are invited to attend the Annual Budget Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16 in the Sanctuary. Treasurer Claus Makowka and other members of the Board of..
Sunday, Dec 16 - Coro Latinoamericano Concert: Paz y Armonia
3:00pm in the Sanctuary. Pittsburgh’s Coro Latinoamericano—one of the nation’s only secular choirs performing in Spanish—is teaming up with the First (https://www.facebook.com/fir..
Sunday, Dec 16 - First Church Bookstore Committee
The First Church Bookstore will be open on Sunday, December 16th, before and after the service. We will have additional copies of "Justice on Earth," as well as other selections suitable for gift ..
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..