Posts by squid729

Conversations about Race + Action: Feb 12

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in Upcoming Events

You are invited to our Conversations about Race + Action discussions! Come learn, reflect, and discuss systemic and personal issues related to Race and understanding how our personal experiences differ from others, and how we might use our Unitarian Universalist values to create a more just world for everyone. These conversations were stimulated by the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) project of the same name. For now we are inviting members and friends from our own congregation, and we expect to participate in conversations with facilitators from PIIN later this year.We will...

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Jim Donovan on Jan 8: Being Clear and Peaceful Amidst Chaos

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Jim Donovan on Jan 8: Being Clear and Peaceful Amidst Chaos

Jim Donovan will be with us as our January focus on Mindfulness continues.

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Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in News

Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Our Share the Plate collection during November and December 2016 raised $878 for Northside Common Ministries which offers many vital community resources to our struggling neighbors including the Northside Community Food Pantry and the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. So far we have collected and distributed $25,615 to 31 justice partners. If you know of an organization or project doing good...

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Share the Plate Reaches $25,000!

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in News

Share the Plate Reaches $25,000!

On Sunday November 20 we celebrated an important milestone as our Share the Plate program reached $25,000 in donations since its inception in 2010! Share the Plate directs half of the cash donations we receive each Sunday to carefully selected justice partners, organizations whose work on a variety of social justice issues deserves our recognition and support. Our first recipient way back in 2010 was Jeron Cares, a scholarship fund begun as a memorial to Jeron Grayson, a Hill District college student who had recently been a victim of gun violence. Since then we have helped more than two dozen...

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service & Christmas Day Worship

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service & Christmas Day Worship

Traditional Lessons & Carols for the whole family on Christmas Eve, then a Cookie Potluck on Christmas Day!

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