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Rev. David Herndon, Senior Minister.

“Light from Our Past.”

Our congregation is very fortunate that our own Kathy Parker has researched and written an extensive history of First Unitarian Church. Her book, Here We Gathered: The Story of Unitarian Universalism in Western Pennsylvania, 1808 – 2008, was published in 2010. What can we learn from the history of our church that might offer illumination and guidance to us now?


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Latest Church Updates

In the Undercroft Gallery: Hiromi Katayama
Apr 2018 - First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh is proud to show works by Hiromi Katayama from May 4 to May 31. You are invited to the Artist Reception on Su ..

Nominate new Board of Trustees!
Apr 2018 - The Nominating Committee is soliciting suggestions for candidates to fill three positions on the Board of Trustees (http://www.first-unitarian-pgh ..

Board Report - April 18, 2018
Apr 2018 - Audrey Masalehdan opened the meeting and welcomed visitors Brian and Joe Jencik. Joan Harvey’s opening words were “Words for a Leadership Team”. T ..

Legacy Gifts
Apr 2018 - From time to time, individuals may wish to make legacy gifts to First Unitarian Church. But sometimes it has not been clear just what sorts of “se ..

Your financial support in this time of transition
Apr 2018 - As we enter a time of transition this year with the upcoming departure of Rev. Herndon, we need your support to help restore some of the cuts to o ..

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Upcoming Church Events

Saturday, Apr 28 - Public Forum On Gun Violence
6:00pm - This will be a public discussion on the issue of gun violence and safety in schools. We encourage all People to attend however we ask that youth and students be given priority as this mos..

Sunday, Apr 29 - Coming of Age Family Interest Meeting
12:00pm - Join Erica Shadowsong to learn about next year’s Coming of Age program for 8th and 9th graders. This program alternates with Our Whole Lives every other year, and plays a significant rol..

Sunday, Apr 29 - New Book Signing: Paths of Heart
11:30am - 1:00pm in the Undercroft Gallery Richard Haverlack has just published his book, "Paths of Heart - Writing Stories Told at Life's End." It is about his ten year experience writing..

Sunday, Apr 29 - Sunday Morning Forum: Big Data, Data Analytics, and Will Facebook Destroy My Life?
9:00am in the Schweitzer Room The era of big data, data analytics, and data science is upon us. Who is collecting data on you? Google? Facebook? Twitter? Cambridge Analytica? The NSA? And w..

Thursday, May 03 - Ruth Richardson, Watercolors in the Undercroft Gallery
April 29 - May 3 First Unitarian is proud to show the exuberant and colorful paintings of Ruth Richardson during April. The show will extend from March 29 - May 3, with the Artist's Recept..

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First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-8008     Map and directions
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