Feature Stories

Toys for Tots Collection

Posted on Nov 5, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

Toys for Tots Collection

Allegheny UU and other UUs of Greater Pittsburgh congregations will be collecting for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign this holiday season.

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UUs of Greater Pittsburgh Annual Assembly Nov 4

Posted on Oct 14, 2017 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

UUs of Greater Pittsburgh Annual Assembly Nov 4

Join Greater Pittsburgh Unitarian Universalists for a day of camaraderie, connection, and collaboration!

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Celebration of Caring to Honor Allegheny UU Church

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Celebration of Caring to Honor Allegheny UU Church

Recognized by Northside Common Ministries as Outstanding Congregation of the Year for our efforts toward social justice, working with immigrant communities, food pantry collections, and Share the Plate collections.

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Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Through food, conversation, and entertainment, we hope to foster deeper understanding and appreciation for our uniqueness and similarities and draw people into closer relationship.

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The 2017 Ware Lecture by Bryan Stevenson

Posted on Jun 24, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

The 2017 Ware Lecture by Bryan Stevenson

"We will not change the world if we're not willing to do uncomfortable things."

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Mindful Summer

Posted on Jun 20, 2017 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Mindful Summer

So it was one of those summer days in early spring. We’re on the neighbor’s stoop. Her kids and mine, playing together. One of my boys had had a rough afternoon and makes another (ahem) mistake that I need to (ahem) correct. I get his attention, remind him of the mistake, and they continue playing. Then neighbor mom says, “How do you stay so calm when you do that?” Before I could reply, and completely matter-of-factly, my other son says, “He meditates.” Contemporary author, Brené Brown writes in Gifts of Imperfection, “Mindfulness requires that we not ‘over-identify’ with...

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