Sunday Morning FORUM

FORUM, the Sunday morning lecture series held at First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, features presentations on topical issues given by distinguished individuals from our congregation and from local universities, organizations, businesses and government. 

FORUM begins each September on the Sunday following the Ingathering Brunch and ends on the Sunday preceding Memorial Day. There are four Sundays during the 2016-17 season when FORUM will not be held. These are November 27, December 25, January 1, and April 16.

To be notified weekly about each Sunday’s topic and speaker, sign up for the email distribution list by sending your request to, and we will add your name to list.

FORUM takes place in the Schweitzer Room on Sundays at 9:00am. Our format is as follows:

Randy Pausch Lecture
There is no set date for the Randy Pausch Lecture, but it is usually held in the fall. Please sign up to the email distribution list to be notified.

Previous Presentations
DVD’s of the presentations are in the library and can be signed out for viewing. Recordings of FORUM are not available online, but may be in the future. The cost and capability of video sharing sites are currently under review.

Recommending a Presenter
If you would like to recommend a speaker, please email Kim Francis at The goal of FORUM is to present a wide variety of topics and provide a setting for the exchange of ideas, opinions and perspectives. To achieve this aim, we endeavor to select interesting, engaging speakers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their subject.

FORUM Committee
Coordinator: Kimberly Francis
Ryan Farkas, Joan Harvey, Richard Haverlack, Michel Lotze, Ali Masalehdan, Audrey Geer Masalehdan, George Merrick, Suzanne Powell, Farial Rawji-Farkas, Billie Joy Reinhart, and James Reitz. Ralph Gurley serves as Treasurer and Cinematographer.

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
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