Feature Stories

May Worship — Gifts of Curiosity

Posted on May 4, 2019 in Feature Stories, News

May Worship —                  Gifts of Curiosity

Moving from fear to open-heartedness. The worship experiences this springtime month all explore the spiritual practice of what Einstein called, “Holy Curiosity.” So bring your questions. Bring your broken-open heart. Bring your wildest imagination in the spirit of exploration. Who are we? Where are we going? As an evolutionary process. As a nation. As a people of faith and doubt, stretching beyond our little selves. Who are we being inspired to be? Who are we choosing to become? Celebrate life. Nourish the spirit. Inspire justice. Every Sunday, 10:30AM, at the big, open heart in...

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Easter Sunday

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Feature Stories

Easter Sunday

Come, celebrate Easter! Bring bonnets or baskets or both (or neither) but bring yourself for the annual Allegheny Easter Celebration & Egg Hunt. Even the Easter Bunny will join in the celebration! During worship at 10:30am, explore the meanings of the Christian resurrection stories and share in a Communion. After worship, there’ll be an Easter Egg Hunt for the kiddos—bring basket, bucket, or bag— and maybe some Easter libation for the...

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PrayerSong

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Community Moments, Feature Stories

PrayerSong

Second Sunday PrayerSong offers a more than usually contemplative worship experience of word, song, and lots of stillness. Not the pure silence of the mountain monastery, but the stillness of an inner-city church where we welcome as part of the experience the street noises, creaking pews or bones, and wiggly, crying babies (as Rev Dave says, if there’s not a fussy child in worship it doesn’t count and we’d have to do it all over again anyway). So it won’t be the typical “hymn-sermon-hymn sandwich.” But it will nourish your soul if you let it. Each reading, each time of stillness,...

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Benefit Concert raised over $1,000 for Bend the Arc Pittsburgh

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Feature Stories, News

Benefit Concert raised over $1,000 for Bend the Arc Pittsburgh

A great time for a great cause. View slideshow >

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January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Feature Stories, News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

We share our plate each Sunday, giving one half of the cash offering to a justice partner doing good works beyond our walls.

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Reuniting forces for a better future!

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in Feature Stories

Reuniting forces for a better future!

Share your Sabbatical experience with other congregants, Rev Dave, and Rev. Sunshine Wolfe, the Unitarian Universalist Association program staff for the Pittsburgh region (among others). Rev. Wolfe will facilitate a weekend of meetings with church leaders and congregants, along with Rev Dave, to share the ways we’ve grown and changed through the Sabbatical and to help us discern what it all means for the congregation moving forward. Every congregant is invited to the Saturday Noon-3PM lunch and workshop! Come to share your experiences. Come to share your insights. Come to share a lite...

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