Feature Stories

Come as you are; become who you are inspired to be

Posted on May 10, 2016 in Feature Stories

Come as you are; become who you are inspired to be

 

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Renewal: April’s Spiritual Focus

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Renewal: April’s Spiritual Focus

Last year our yard had one peach blossom. And later, one peach. One out-of-reach peach. Infested and dessicated, it eventually fell of its own weight, sloughed off from a tree that kept living. This year is different. There’s too many blossoms to count. Maybe it was the pruning we did last autumn. Maybe it was the right number of freezing days and nights over winter. Whatever the reason; in this time of spring, this time of renewal, blossoms on the peach tree remind me that they are not last year’s blossom renewed. That one did its job best it could, withered, petals falling softly to the...

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Minister’s Message – January 2016

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Minister’s Message – January 2016

Unitarian Universalist ministry is largely among people who are willing to live in this immanent world of suffering, delight, attachment, and deeply flawed humanity. So ministry focuses on encouraging each other to access spiritual reservoirs that move through the suffering.

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Kathy Kozachenko was First Openly Gay Person to win Election

Posted on Dec 12, 2015 in Feature Stories, News

Kathy Kozachenko was First Openly Gay Person to win Election

Allegheny UU member Kathy Kozachenko's historic moment as the first openly gay person to win a U.S. election

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Spiritual Focus: Forgiveness

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Forgiveness

If I’m going to keep somebody imprisoned, I have to be there, at the door, keeping it tightly closed, holding the key. If I’m going to keep somebody imprisoned, I am in prison, too.

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Spiritual Focus: Faith

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Faith

"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead, you relax and float."

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