Alternative Gift Market (AGM)

The Alternative Gift Market occurs during the holidays and is a fundraiser for a variety of local and global charities. Tables are set up on three Sundays to provide information and facilitate donations. Learn more about the Alternative Gift Market event.

East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) Shelter Meal

We shop for, cook, deliver, and serve dinner for people at the EECM shelter on the first Sunday of the month.

Habitat for Humanity

We organize Habitat for Humanity work parties about 4-5 times a year. Members and friends work at a home site doing such tasks as painting, framing windows, smoothing drywall, laying ceramic tile, clearing brush, building fences and sheds and landscaping. It is a highly rewarding experience for all involved.

Holiday Toy and Mitten Drive

First Unitarian Church coordinates a toy, mitten and hat drive for local children and families who receive health services through a federally qualified program for low-income and uninsured families. Toys, hats and mittens are collected at the church and delivered to the health center in mid-December.

Khasi Hill Partnership

The Khasi Hills Partnership supports our UU partners in the Khasi Hills of India to maintain a decade-long association and fund special projects at the Annie Margaret Barr School in Kharang, India.

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Community Service Updates

Khasi Hills AGM

1st: Our church has been supporting the Annie Margaret Barr Secondary School in Kharang in the poor, rural Khasi Hills of India since 2003. We hope you will help us to support the two teachers ...
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The Share The Plate for December is East End Cooperative Ministry

The East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) changes the lives of people facing the impacts of poverty. For over 50 years, EECM has been a community leader in addressing the issues that affect our area’s most ...
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2022 Alternative Gift Market Starts Dec. 4

The 2022 (Virtual) Alternative Gift Market for First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh starts Dec. 4 and continues through Jan. 1, 2023. The Alternative Gift Market continues our tradition of featuring selected charities to be beneficiaries ...
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Khasi Hills Partnership Focuses on Cultural Exchange, Financial Support

Cultural exchange as well as financial and inspirational support is the focus of the Khasi Hills Partnership Team activities. Our church has been on the forefront of introducing U.S. congregations to authentic Khasi Hills traditions ...
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Khasi Hills Anniversary Day Scenes

Direct from our friends in India are scenes from the 137- year founding of Unitarianism in the Khasi Hills. We recognized their Anniversary Day at our September 18 service and highlighted their community practice of ...
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