This Sunday

“The Promise of Autumn” 

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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.

Featured Events

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03 Sep
09/03/22 - 09/30/22    
12:00 am
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
02 Oct
10/02/22    
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Undercroft Gallary
02 Oct
10/02/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
04 Oct
10/04/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Schweitzer room 7:30 meeting The First Church Humanist Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month during the church year to discuss humanism as [...]
05 Oct
10/05/22    
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 [...]
05 Oct
10/05/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Schweitzer room
08 Oct
10/08/22    
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Schweitzer room Let's Talk
09 Oct
10/09/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Senior High Room
09 Oct
10/09/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Youth room
09 Oct
10/09/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
12 Oct
10/12/22    
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 [...]
12 Oct
10/12/22    
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 Oct
10/15/22    
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Undercroft Gallary
16 Oct
10/16/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
19 Oct
10/19/22    
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 [...]
20 Oct
10/20/22    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Schweitzer room
22 Oct
10/22/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Youth getting face to face time and catching up! Schweitzer Room and Garden  
23 Oct
10/23/22    
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.
23 Oct
10/23/22    
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sanctuary
23 Oct
10/23/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
26 Oct
10/26/22    
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 [...]
26 Oct
10/26/22    
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 Oct
10/30/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
30 Oct
10/30/22    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Worship service from Espiritismo, a spiritual practice in Puerto Rica and other places, involves song, prayers, poetry, and spirit messages. This event is open to [...]
01 Nov
11/01/22    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Schweitzer room 7:30 meeting The First Church Humanist Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month during the church year to discuss humanism as [...]
02 Nov
11/02/22    
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 [...]
05 Nov
11/05/22    
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Schweitzer room Let's Talk
06 Nov
11/06/22    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Priestly Room 7:00 Meeting
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