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The Rev. Dr. David Herndon, Senior Minister. "Just the Essence of You" 

A renowned sculptor supposedly explained his craft by saying that he simply chipped away the extra stone that did not belong. Whether or not that story is true, the process of removing the extraneous to get to the essence could nevertheless be a worthwhile path of spiritual growth. We often remember soldiers for just one defining or essential moment at the end of their lives. What is your essence? what is extraneous in your life that could be removed?


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From the Church Leadership

Robin's Bird's Eye View ~ The Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker
EXPLORATIONS – GOING DEEPER AS UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS A New Program with Rev. Robin, starting May 9, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. One of the most common (and moving) things I have heard over the years from newcomers to our congregations has been  ..

From Our Senior Minister ~ The Rev. Dr. David Hernon
Unitarian Universalist minister Charles Stephens has offered these words, which are especially appropriate in this season of graduations, high hopes, and moving forward: Some Wishes for You I wish for you a troubled heart at times A ..

Board Report - March/April 2016
Wednesdays, March 20, 2016 and April 16, 2016 Your Board met at its regularly scheduled times of March 20 and April 16, as well as a special meeting on April 18 that focused on governance and staffing changes. Our church has an allocat ..

From Our Interim Director of Children and Youth Ministry ~ Steven Mead ~
The Mad Hatter's Tea Party Here's a question that often comes up for me: How do we help our congregants make time in their busy lives for sacred purpose? I wish I had the answer to this question. How is it that we overload, overschedule, and ..

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Church Happenings

Sunday Morning Forum - Pittsburgh Resiliency: Being Prepared for the Unpredictable
Sunday May 29 at 9am. Grant Ervin will be speaking on Pittsburgh Resiliency: Being Prepared for the Unpredictable. ..

Quilt Raffle
The UU Quilters have made another quilt for raffle. The name of the quilt is "The Interdependent Web". The proceeds from this year’s quilt raffle will benefit PIIN. The quilt will be unveiled at the PIIN banquet and shortly after will be hung in ..

The “Womanspirit Refugee Project”
The “Womanspirit Refugee Project” will start Sunday, April 24. We will be collecting goods that the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Pittsburgh’s Immigrant Service and Refugee Resettlement Center tells us are urgently needed by curren..

Dinner Program with Khasi Hills India Guest
6:00pm in the Undercroft Gallery The Khasi Hills Partnership Committee is excited that our main India contact, Barri Mukhim will be visiting Pittsburgh following the General Assembly in Columbus, OH. She is on the Management Committ..

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First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
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