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From Our Senior Minister ~ Rev. Dr. David Herndon
Jun 2016 - In his 1993 book, “The Relational Pulpit: Closing the Gap between Preacher and Pew,” Unitarian Universalist minister Scott Alexander wrote:  ..

From Our Senior Minister ~ The Rev. Dr. David Hernon
May 2016 - Unitarian Universalist minister Charles Stephens has offered these words, which are especially appropriate in this season of graduations, high hop ..

Board Report - March/April 2016
Apr 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 specia ..

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party ~ Steven Mead
Apr 2016 - 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 an ..

From Our Senior Minister ~ The Rev. Dr. David Herndon
Apr 2016 - People in Pennsylvania finally get to vote in the Presidential primary elections on Tuesday, April 26. Voters in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland,  ..

From Our Board of Trustees
Apr 2016 - An Update on our Board Consultation from the Board of Trustees to the Members and Friends of the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh After th ..

Your Life's Work | An Interim Perspective
Mar 2016 - I am reminded of a title of a book by Marshall Goldsmith. What Got You Here Won't Get You There, and while stuffed full of leadership wisdom, I ju ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Mar 2016 - I was deeply honored last fall when I was invited to serve as Vice-President for the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN). I have learned ..

Board Report – February 2016
Feb 2016 - Your Board met as usual on the third Wednesday of the month. Kathy Parker read the opening words from the hymn “As Tranquil Streams.” Kathy also a ..

Held In the Embrace | Steven Mead
Feb 2016 - To be held in the embrace of this church. You will hear me use this phrase often―be held in the embrace of this church. There's an intimacy i ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Feb 2016 - Believe it or not, First Unitarian Church is not the only Unitarian Universalist congregation! There are many other Unitarian Universalist c ..

Board Report – January 2016
Jan 2016 - Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Your Board met at its usual third Wednesday time. In the opening words, Bob Mitchell likened the Board’s inten ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Jan 2016 - Margaret Wheatley says: “Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else.  ..

Board Report – December 2015
Dec 2015 - Your Board met twice in December. First was a Dec 2 special budget meeting, and second was the regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 16. Wednesd ..

UU Seven Principles | Kid's Version - Steven Mead
Dec 2015 - There's believing and there's doing. I have talked elsewhere about how religions ask three things of us: to believe something, to belong to s ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Dec 2015 - One paradox of the December Holiday Season is that we have high expectations of what the holidays will provide for us – spiritually, aesthetically ..

Board Report - November 2015
Nov 2015 - Your Board met on November 11, a week earlier than usual, because of the PIIN Annual Meeting on the 18th. Brady’s opening words reflected his rece ..

We Trust You With the Holy Things-Steven Mead
Nov 2015 - The title comes from one of my favorite quotes from Lutheran pastor, Nadia Bolz-Weber. There are lots of holy things around a church--around  ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Nov 2015 - In the 1940s and 1950s, it was the Jefferson Club and the Thomas Paine Club. In the 1990s, it was the Twenties and Thirties group (aka TNTs). In 2 ..

Board Report - October 2015
Oct 2015 - Your Board held its October meeting on the usual third Wednesday of the month. Marty Lieb read opening words from a Buddhist parable on grace and  ..

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