Feature Stories

The Church Has Left the Building: And It’s Church Anyway!

Posted on Apr 9, 2020 in Feature Stories

The Church Has Left the Building: And It’s Church Anyway!

These weeks are full of reasons to mourn, worry, even despair. Especially during this time of social distancing, give yourself this gift. Connect if only for an hour or a moment to what’s lasting and most true: that the life of the spirit will continue...

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From Rev Dave in a time of pandemic

Posted on Apr 7, 2020 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

From Rev Dave in a time of pandemic

This is not the spring that most any of us had imagined. Yet here we are. Holding each other when we can’t touch. Gathering together at miraculous digital speeds while sheltering in place. Being there for each other far apart while we #stayawayandstayconnected. Here we are.

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Stay Away & Stay Connected!

Posted on Mar 14, 2020 in Feature Stories, News, Upcoming Events

Stay Away & Stay Connected!

In order to care for the health of ourselves and our community, we're going online only for a few weeks, until at least April 12!

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Resilience as spiritual practice

Posted on Feb 6, 2020 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Resilience as spiritual practice

Resilience is the whole-hearted, courageous act of allowing ourselves to be inspired by all life, to live more deeply because of adversity, to thrive through discomfort, to be transformed by challenge, and to allow all of life’s experiences to inspire us to fully occupy the soul.

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Many Sources of Faith

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Many Sources of Faith

“You can believe anything you want to here.” Well, no. But you will be encouraged to dig deep and discover what you really believe and will be inspired and challenged to live out those beliefs through your daily life and deepest commitments. “But then not everybody believes the same thing!” Yes! That’s the beauty of life among human beings. We don’t have to believe together in order to grow together and do good work together. After all, life on Earth screams multiplicity, creativity, and abundance. Rivers flow quickly… Continents flow slowly… Snowflakes…...

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Community of “Covenant”

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave, News

Community of “Covenant”

You’ve found a community beyond belief! In conversations about religion, it’s common to ask, “What do you believe?” It’s a leading question. It assumes the only important or interesting thing is what a faith “believes.”  We are not a church of beliefs. We are a church beyond belief. Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church is a community of covenant. Covenant being an old churchy word for something like aspirations for how to be together. This is a community of promises and aspires to live deeply, authentically, and wholly; connected to one another, to society, and to...

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