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What’s going on around here?

Posted on Jun 23, 2019 in Feature Stories, News

What’s going on around here?

Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die. (E.M. Forster, Howards End, chapter 22) Life Is Connection Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church is about connecting. Connecting to faith, to deep experiences of love and compassionate engagement, to spirit and soul and the divine life, to self and one another and neighbors; all of which connects to a...

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“The Power of We!” at GA’19

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 in Feature Stories, News, Upcoming Events

“The Power of We!” at GA’19

Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly of Congregations (GA) 2019 in Spokane: “The Power of We” What do we want Unitarian Universalism to be? It is a time when we are asking big questions in our faith, and GA’19 will be focused on digging into those questions together. It is a critical chance for congregational leaders and passionate UUs to set new goals and aspirations for our religious community.  To stream GA’19 public programs, connect to https://www.uua.org/ga/off-site/2019.  Off-site registration is still possible for a fee....

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May Worship — Gifts of Curiosity

Posted on May 4, 2019 in Feature Stories, News

May Worship —                  Gifts of Curiosity

Moving from fear to open-heartedness. The worship experiences this springtime month all explore the spiritual practice of what Einstein called, “Holy Curiosity.” So bring your questions. Bring your broken-open heart. Bring your wildest imagination in the spirit of exploration. Who are we? Where are we going? As an evolutionary process. As a nation. As a people of faith and doubt, stretching beyond our little selves. Who are we being inspired to be? Who are we choosing to become? Celebrate life. Nourish the spirit. Inspire justice. Every Sunday, 10:30AM, at the big, open heart in...

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January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Feature Stories, News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

We share our plate each Sunday, giving one half of the cash offering to a justice partner doing good works beyond our walls.

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Reuniting forces for a better future!

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in Feature Stories

Reuniting forces for a better future!

Share your Sabbatical experience with other congregants, Rev Dave, and Rev. Sunshine Wolfe, the Unitarian Universalist Association program staff for the Pittsburgh region (among others). Rev. Wolfe will facilitate a weekend of meetings with church leaders and congregants, along with Rev Dave, to share the ways we’ve grown and changed through the Sabbatical and to help us discern what it all means for the congregation moving forward. Every congregant is invited to the Saturday Noon-3PM lunch and workshop! Come to share your experiences. Come to share your insights. Come to share a lite...

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