This Sunday

“The Promise of Autumn” 

Livestreamed  at 10:30 am (prelude begins at 10:25)

The Autumnal Equinox is here, and you may feel the change in the air. One way of understanding autumn is as a season of letting go and saying goodbye. What is autumn’s promise? How can saying goodbye intentionally open possibilities for transformation and … read more.

The 8th Principle

8th Principle logo Learn everything there is to know about the proposed 8th Principle, including comments from church members about why it is important. This special page also includes book and video resources.

Covid-19 Update

First Unitarian Church Ellsworth Our services are now open to a limited number of people with Covid-19 restrictions. If you would like to attend an upcoming service, please use this form to make a reservation. Walk-ins are welcome if fewer than 100 people attend. All attending must follow Covid-19 protocol. To ensure everyone’s safety, per Board policy, no food is allowed in our building at this time.

Revised Pledging Process

This year, we are assigning you a pledge amount that takes your pledge from the previous year and increases it by 3.5%. You can revise your pledge, or do nothing and the “rollover” pledge will take effect. Learn more about the pledging change or make your 2023 pledge here.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – Annual Members’ Art Exhibit 2022 The Art Committee of First Unitarian is planning a new annual member's art exhibit for the [...]
03 Sep
Hanging of first Art show of this church year.
04 Sep
09/04/22 - 09/26/22    
All Day
First Art Show of this church year is presented by the UU Quilters (who are changing their name to the Seven Sisters Quilters). Show will [...]
04 Sep
09/04/22    
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Show open for viewers to do a quick walk through prior to another event happening in the Undercroft Gallery this day.
04 Sep
09/04/22    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for weekly worship. All are welcome! During Covid-19, services are conducted via YouTube.
04 Sep
09/04/22    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Seven Sisters Quilters (formelry UU Quilters) are hosting a pop-up quilt sale after the service (during in-gathering) on Sunday, September 11. See the quilts [...]
04 Sep
09/04/22    
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Undercroft Gallery and Kitchen
07 Sep
09/07/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The UU Pittsburgh Community Singers will resume rehearsals Wednesdays at 7 pm; vaccination and masking are required.   Instrumental groups and soloists are put together [...]
10 Sep
09/10/22    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orientation for teachers of Sunday RE classes on safety policies and procedures and curriculum sign-out. Entire RE wing
10 Sep
09/10/22    
9:30 am - 10:30 am
RUaUU Orientation Toward Membership at First Unitarian ChurchAre you considering becoming a member of the congregation and want to find out more about what that [...]
10 Sep
09/10/22    
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Schweitzer room, Garden, Undercroft Gallery
11 Sep
09/11/22    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for weekly worship. All are welcome! During Covid-19, services are conducted via YouTube.
11 Sep
09/11/22    
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Pot Luck Brunch to follow In-Gathering Service.
11 Sep
09/11/22    
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
IN-GATHERING POT LUCK PICNIC BRUNCHLET’S CELEBRATE BEING TOGETHER AGAINJoin with friends, old and newIn-Gathering Service, 10:30 September 11Brunch in the Garden following service   Please [...]
13 Sep
09/13/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
HUMANISM AS AN INTERFAITH INITIATIVE; How to recognize a humanist when you see one. Tuesday, September 13 at 7:30 pm in the Schweitzer room and [...]
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09/14/22    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
You’re Invited to Attend a Free Medicare 101 Seminar Presented by Janey Zeilinger Licensed Insurance Agent, Janey Zeilinger, will make it easy for everyone to [...]
14 Sep
09/14/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The UU Pittsburgh Community Singers will resume rehearsals Wednesdays at 7 pm; vaccination and masking are required.   Instrumental groups and soloists are put together [...]
14 Sep
09/14/22    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship (UUCF) is a covenant group of First U of Pittsburgh whose members, in the spirit of our UU principles, are [...]
15 Sep
09/15/22    
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Seven Sisters Quilt Show (formerly the UU Quilters) will be open in the Undercroft Gallery during the WA luncheon on Thursday, September 15. The [...]
15 Sep
09/15/22    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Welcome back! Mark your calendar now for the Women's Alliance Fall Luncheon, on Thursday, September 15 at 11 a.m. We will be gathering in the [...]
15 Sep
09/15/22    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Schweitzer room
18 Sep
09/18/22    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Open House for parents to find classrooms, ask questions, learn about the lessons, meet teachers, and meet the LRED Priestly Room
18 Sep
09/18/22    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for weekly worship. All are welcome! During Covid-19, services are conducted via YouTube.
22 Sep
09/22/22    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Back up date for the rain. Schweitzer room.
24 Sep
09/24/22    
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
John Flynn (https://johnflynn.net/) is an American singer-songwriter and activist known for his powerful music and tireless efforts on behalf of the lost and the lonely, [...]
24 Sep
09/24/22    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
“The only reason John Flynn doesn’t have half a dozen songs in Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Alan Lomax’s book Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit [...]
25 Sep
09/25/22    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for weekly worship. All are welcome! During Covid-19, services are conducted via YouTube.
25 Sep
09/25/22    
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join to learn more about the history, varied theologies, and organization of Unitarian Universalism. In the Priestly Room on the 4th Sunday of every month.
25 Sep
09/25/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
28 Sep
09/28/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The UU Pittsburgh Community Singers  Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7 pm; vaccination and masking are required.   Instrumental groups and soloists are put together on [...]
28 Sep
09/28/22    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship (UUCF) is a covenant group of First U of Pittsburgh whose members, in the spirit of our UU principles, are [...]
30 Sep
09/30/22 - 10/28/22    
All Day
Call for Artists! Members Art Exhibit The Art Committee of First Unitarian is very very pleased to re-instate the Members Art Exhibit. Art works of [...]
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10/02/22    
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Undercroft Gallary
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10/02/22    
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Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
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