Feature Stories

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

With the help of a One Northside/Sprout Fund Neighbor-to-Neighbor grant, Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church and Northside Common Ministries are organizing a “We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor” picnic on Saturday, September 23th, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm to bring together people from all different cultural and faith backgrounds that make up the rich tapestry of our community. Through food, conversation, and entertainment, we hope to foster deeper understanding and appreciation for our uniqueness and similarities and draw people into closer relationship. Guests are invited to...

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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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Give Light! Make a Stewardship Pledge for 2017-18

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

Give Light! Make a Stewardship Pledge for 2017-18

This Sunday is Stewardship Sunday! Our Give Light Stewardship Campaign is winding down and we need your commitment and support.

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White Supremacy & UU?

Posted on May 6, 2017 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

White Supremacy & UU?

In response to Leaders of Color in the UUA encouraging all UUs to reflect on the institutional structures and legacy of White Supremacy, Rev Dave celebrates our annual Founders Sunday by exploring from his perspective the ways that spiritual community intentionally offers both comfort and affliction… and might just save humanity.

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We Are Unitarian Universalists Video

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

We Are Unitarian Universalists Video

New "We Are Unitarian Universalists" video from the UUA Outreach Office.

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