Religious Education and Lifelong Learning

We provide children, youth, young adults, and adults an opportunity to explore, reflect, and learn in a nurturing spiritual community. Unitarian Universalist religious education programs offer all ages, inspiring:

  • Ethical growth – internalizing enduring values like justice, equity, and compassion, and gaining tools to act on them in everyday life.
  • Social growth – connecting with peers and people of all ages on a deeper level. Finding acceptance among people who see beyond the superficial.
  • Spiritual growth – feeling a connection with the sacred within, among, and beyond us.

We believe that human beings can grow spiritually, morally, and intellectually throughout their lives. 

We invite you to explore our Lifelong Learning opportunities and contact our religious educator to get connected.

Note: First Unitarian Church maintains procedures that assure paid staff and volunteers supervising minors are appropriately screened to comply with state law, obtaining background checks, child abuse clearances, and fingerprinting, and keeping clearance status current.  Volunteers who do not pass these clearances and submit signed paperwork are not able to work with children.  All paid staff must meet the First Unitarian Church Personnel Policy requirements. Read our policies on safety with children and youth here:  Safe Congregation Policy and Procedure – 2018/19

Endowment for Ministry with Children and Youth

The purpose of the Endowment for Ministry with Children and Youth is to provide financial support for the religious education program, infancy through the end of high school. In accord with the policy of the Board of Trustees, the Endowment discourages contributions toward specific, ordinary items in the operating budget.

Endowment for Campus Ministry

The purpose of the Campus Ministry Endowment is to extend the ministry of the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh to local universities and colleges. In accord with the policy of the Board of Trustees, the Endowment discourages contributions toward specific, ordinary items in the operating budget.


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