Feature Stories

Celebrate Life! Holiday Worship and Events

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 in Feature Stories, Upcoming Events

Celebrate Life! Holiday Worship and Events

  Celebrate the Holiday Season at Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church. Join in festivity and reflection: Christmas Caroling to local seniors, Grove of Gaia Open Yule, candlelight Christmas Eve service, New Year’s “Watch Night” open house, and more. Make Allegheny your spiritual home for the holidays–all the joy, all the magic, none of the dogma.   Sunday worship at 10:30AM Sunday December 7 | First Gathering Sunday Sunday December 14 | Spiritual Gifts Sunday December 21 | The Grace of Winter Darkness and Tree Trimming Sunday December 28 | Celebrate Nia...

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Enter into the spiritual practice of creating beloved community

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Feature Stories

Enter into the spiritual practice of creating beloved community

There are many interpretations of what makes us human. Some say it’s music. Some say it’s language. Some say it’s prayer… memory… planning… religion… altruism… love… Jack Kerouac wrote in Book of Dreams, “All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all (hu)mankind together.” Whatever it is that makes us human, one thing is clear: There is no human being without human community. Throughout all human times and places, humanity has reached deep and found that spiritual community is an essential (in the sense of both...

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Earth Spirit

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Feature Stories

Earth Spirit

Together at the “Earth Spirit” Sunday worship, we delved into the spiritual teachings of earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature. You shared your hearts about those moments and things and feelings you experience in nature that feed your soul. Some of you tweeted. Some of you e-mailed. And this is the “word cloud” we created together. What earth-centered traditions grow your soul? Tweet @revdavemac or e-mail revdave@alleghenyuu.org and grow the soul of beloved...

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it’s summer… time to grow… grow your soul!

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 in Feature Stories

it’s summer… time to grow… grow your soul!

Summer offers time for reflection, recreation, re-creation, transformation. Whether or not you’re on vacation, Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church is always open and ready to journey with you toward a better life, a better world. Reach in, grow a soul. Reach out, grow the soul of beloved community. Reach out together, grow the soul of the neighborhood and the planet. These summer months, explore the ways we grow through spiritual insight, wisdom, and challenge from many sources: Direct experience of transcending mystery; Words and deeds of prophetic women and men; Wisdom from the...

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To Worship

Posted on May 10, 2014 in Feature Stories

To Worship

To worship is to stand in awe under a heaven of stars, before a flower, a leaf in sunlight, or a grain of sand.

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Whoever You Are, We Welcome You

Posted on May 10, 2014 in Feature Stories

Whoever You Are, We Welcome You

Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church is a welcoming, urban congregation that puts Unitarian Universalism into action by celebrating life, nourishing the spirit, and inspiring a commitment to justice. Join us each Sunday at 10:30am weekly.  

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