Mission and Values

The MISSION of First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh is to . . .

CONNECT deeply in community

We connect deeply in community by . . .

gathering together in fellowship in a safe space
listening with empathy and without judgment
warmly welcoming everyone who enters our doors

INSPIRE reverence and spiritual growth

We inspire reverence and spiritual growth by . . .

celebrating and exploring the moments of awe we experience in life
encouraging each other along our journeys toward truth and meaning
fostering humility in the pursuit of wisdom and understanding

SERVE each other and the world

We serve each other and the world by . . .

providing support to those experiencing hardship or distress
working for social justice by standing on the side of Love
being active stewards of our environment


Vision Statement: The goals of the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh are to (1) Build Community: Strengthen and broaden our local Unitarian Universalist community; (2) Nurture Souls: Offer diversity in worship and religious education opportunities; and (3) Cultivate Justice: Expand our collective, visible effective acts on social justice issues.

Global Ends Statement: The First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh exists so that people who share Unitarian Universalist values can gather in a liberal religious community for spiritual and intellectual growth and social transformation, with resources comparable to other thriving religious communities.

Long Range Planning Vision Statement: The First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh will be the most vibrant expression of Unitarian Universalism that it can be through effective engagement with its members, friends, and the larger community.


Come to be moved and held in mutual embrace. Come and be made whole.
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-8008     Map and directions
Worship Services
10:30 AM
Office Hours
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday - Friday
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