Feature Stories

November-December Share the Plate Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

Posted on Nov 3, 2018 in Feature Stories, News

November-December Share the Plate Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

In the face of racism, inequality, and the politics of fear, we are asked to rise up with courage to act boldly for justice, believing that together we have the power to transform this country.

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Homecoming and Water Communion on Sept 9

Posted on Jul 1, 2018 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Homecoming and Water Communion on Sept 9

Our September 11 Ingathering worship service marks the beginning of a new church year. We'll bring the waters of our lives for a Water Communion ritual.

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Sources of Faith

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Sources of Faith

Life on Earth sings of creativity, multiplicity, abundance. Snowflakes… Soil… Fingerprints… Stars… Everything named “tree” differing from every other thing named “tree.” (Not only every tree, but every wonder-soaked leaf on the same tree. Completely unique.) How much more so for this very human creation called, “religion.” Maybe religion, like nature or nature’s God, abhors monotony. Maybe religion, like nature or nature’s God, ebbs and flows between unity and chaos in a cosmic dance of creativity, multiplicity, abundance. Perhaps faith, at its...

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White Supremacy & UU?

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave, Justice Opportunities, News, Social Justice Activities

White Supremacy & UU?

On February 4, 2018, Allegheny’s Get Woke/Stay Woke and the Worship Ministry answered the call from the Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism Organizing Collective (BLUU) to create a worship experience centering the voices of Unitarian Universalists of color from across the denomination. Grateful to be part of a church that has been doing a lot of good things for years that BLUU has challenged Unitarian Universalists to do, like lifting voices of people of color in worship and actively engaging with local organizations that are run by people of color; we still remain vigilant to recognize, address, and heal from remnants of the legacy of White Supremacy that continue to live within the culture and structures of even this Beloved Community of spirit and engaged compassion.

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Support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

Posted on Mar 3, 2018 in Feature Stories, Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

This is our time to be Bold, Radical, and Transformational as we commit to nurture a radically inclusive, justice centered, multiracial and multigenerational religious faith!

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Balance & Emergence: Listen 2.0

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Balance & Emergence: Listen 2.0

Human biology and neurology have confirmed what ancient wisdom (and, frankly, intuition) has always taught: Healthy individuality is impossible without community. Yet community demands conformity—with some communities demanding more conformity than others. This makes fully human life at best a balancing act. The March-April worship series “Listen 2.0” moves from a rich inner life cultivated by last series’ “Listening Within” to the necessary and more authentic life of “Listening to One Another.” It’s worship that offers the opportunity to...

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