Church News and Announcements

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 ..

Pledge Update: 89% to Our Goal
Nov 2018 - 184 members and friends have pledged $400,751 toward our $450,000 balanced budget goal! 118 increased their pledge. As one member said when pledgi ..

Pledge Update: 45% to our Goal
Oct 2018 - Thank you to members and friends who have already pledged $203,685 toward our $450,000 balanced budget goal! Here's what one of our mem ..

September 2018 Board of Trustees Report
Oct 2018 - From Your Board of Trustees The First Unitarian Church Board of Trustees held its September meeting on Wednesday, September 19. Vice Pre ..

Summer Board of Trustees Report
Sep 2018 - The Board of Trustees had a busy summer. While many church programs go on hiatus during the summer months, the Board continued its work. Annua ..

Board Report for June 2018
Jul 2018 - From Your Board of Trustees The 2018/2019 Board of Trustees held its first meeting on June 20, 2018. Board President Martin Schmidt introduced ..

The Board Wishes a Fond Farewell to Emily and Welcomes our New Music Staff!
Jun 2018 - The Board wishes a fond farewell to Emily Pinkerton, our beloved Director of Music, as she begins a new chapter as an Assistant Professor of Music ..

Thank you from your Board of Trustees!
Jun 2018 - What a wonderful and inspiring Flower Communion Sunday! Thank you to everyone who helped make it a success. Thank you to Raeann Olander-Murray, Ch ..

Help UU Southhold Rebuild: Rise from the Ashes
May 2018 - The First Universalist Church of Southold NY ( (founded in 1835) lost its church building and parish hall in  ..

Voluntees Needed: Gardening, Sound System Technician & Processing Guest Forms
May 2018 - Our church is blessed with dedicated staff but we also need volunteers to help with the work, the wonder and the witness of this religious communi ..

Board Report for May 2018
May 2018 - Audrey Masalehdan opened the meeting and welcomed visitors/HCC members Ebe Emmons and Joe Jencik. Becky Studer’s opening words were “Spirit o ..

Financial Support of the UUA
May 2018 - Did you know that your contributions to support First Unitarian Church also support the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) (https://www.uua. ..

2018 Day of Service
May 2018 - The Board of Trustees (/about/trustees) is again sponsoring a community-wide Day of Service (DOS) on Sunday, May 20, 2018 under the leadership of  ..

Special Message About General Assembly
Apr 2018 - The General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association will take place from June 20 to June 24 in Kansas City, Missouri. You can learn mo ..

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 ..

Board Report - March 2018
Mar 2018 - Audrey Masalehdan opened the meeting, welcomed visitor Brian Junker, and offered opening words. Joan Harvey, Sarah Benson, and Becky Studer remind ..

Make Sure Your Voice is Heard: Attend one of 8 Congregational Conversations about Stewardship
Mar 2018 - The VIM Team (Vision, Identity, Mission) is holding its biannual series of small group congregational conversations. The topic is Stewardship of F ..

Board Report - February 2018
Feb 2018 - Al Schwartz’s opening words were the poem by Edgar Guest, “It couldn’t be done”. It was an appropriate opening for a meeting which saw Board appro ..

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