Ongoing Activities

Our ongoing acticities are the different acticities which are performed by our members and friends continuously. Our activities span various types including family-friendly, social action, and continued learning. For week to week activity details, find more information in the The Chalice, or subscribe to our Weekly News Email.

Fourth Sundays Addictions and Recovery Ministry Sharing Group
11:45am - Contact Jim Pashek
Every day Art Exhibit

Visit our art exhibit in the Undercroft Gallery. We have a new exhibit every month by members, friends, and qualified artists from our urban community. Hosted by the Art Committee.

Third Wednesdays Board Meeting
7pm in the Schweitzer room. Your Board of Trustees meeting. All are welcome, and those who wish may be given an opportunity to speak by emailing
Second Tuesdays Chalice Circle
7pm - Open to anyone who would like to explore our monthly spiritual theme in a small group setting. This ongoing group is led by our minister, Rev. David Herndon.  If you have been waiting to join a covenant group; if you would like to explore how a covenant group works but you are not yet ready to join a covenant group; if you would like to get acquainted with some other people at First Unitarian Church; or if you would like to take another step forward on your personal spiritual journey – then the Second Tuesday Chalice Circle may be right for you! Please contact Rev. David Herndon if you have questions or if you are planning to attend.
First Sundays EECM Shelter Meals
Join us as we cook and serve a meal through our EECM Shelter meal. Contact Mary Denison.
Second Saturdays Gardening and Ground Keeping
The Garden and Grounds Committee meets the second Saturday of each month, April - November, from 9:30 to 12:00. We plant, weed, trim, rake, and generally keep the gardens in good shape. Anyone is welcome to join us.
First Sundays Green Sanctuary
Noon - Join us as we discuss our progress to become a certified Green Sanctuary Congregation. Contact Peg Schmidt
Second Wednesdays Men's Group
7:00pm - Topics are very widely ranging, usually issues related to men's lives: wills, family relationships, key events in our lives, issues with mothers, sons and fathers, dying, and many unusual topics. Contact Jim Reitz

Fourth Wednesdays PIIN/UUPLAN Bridge Team
7pm - Contact David Herndon.
Sundays Social Hour
11:30am right after the Service. Come join us for refreshments and conversations at the Social Hour in the Undercroft Gallery. Hosted by the Community Table.
Sundays Sunday Morning Forum

9:00 - Lecture series on topical issues given by distinguished individuals. Learn more on our Sunday Morning Forum page.

Tuesdays The UU Singers
Second Mondays Transitions Gather-In
10:00am. “Transitions Gather-In”, a group of folks talking about life transitions, the challenges we face as we get older, as we want to down-size, as we find living in our homes harder, as we just want to make our lives simpler. Please come if you would like to talk about these life issues with us.
Sundays UU Christian Fellowship

9am - The UUCF provides a respectful, stimulating weekly forum in which any UU, but especially those who identify themselves within the Christian realm of our diverse faith spectrum. All UUs are welcome; however, our resolute purpose is a responsible inquiry of Christianity in order to glean from that tradition whatever we may find of personal value in aspiring toward our highest selves. 

Second Wednesdays WomanSpirit
Womanspirit is the evening women’s group at First Unitarian Church. We meet on the second Wednesday of every month for a pot-luck dinner in a member’s home. Dinner is usually followed by a group discussion focused on what we value in our lives, or how we can improve our own lives or our communities. We welcome new members and friends of First Unitarian. A Womanspirit dinner is an entertaining and low-impact way to meet other women of a broad range of ages and interests. To receive regular notice of our monthly dinners, contact Pat Schuetz at 412-731- 1429.
First & Third Thursdays Women's Alliance
We meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Everyone is invited to our gatherings which start with coffee at 10am. Bring your lunch!! All are welcome. Questions about Women’s Alliance? Contact Naomi Crain, co-chair, at 412-441-1926.
Fourth Fridays Writing Salon
6:30pm - We gather at Panera on Center Avenue to share our writing. Join us for dinner and conversation together. Contact Melody Platz.
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
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10:30 AM
Office Hours
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday - Friday
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