Justice Opportunities

White Supremacy & UU?

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave, Justice Opportunities, News, Social Justice Activities

White Supremacy & UU?

On February 4, 2018, Allegheny’s Get Woke/Stay Woke and the Worship Ministry answered the call from the Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism Organizing Collective (BLUU) to create a worship experience centering the voices of Unitarian Universalists of color from across the denomination. Grateful to be part of a church that has been doing a lot of good things for years that BLUU has challenged Unitarian Universalists to do, like lifting voices of people of color in worship and actively engaging with local organizations that are run by people of color; we still remain vigilant to recognize, address, and heal from remnants of the legacy of White Supremacy that continue to live within the culture and structures of even this Beloved Community of spirit and engaged compassion.

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Support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

Posted on Mar 3, 2018 in Feature Stories, Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

This is our time to be Bold, Radical, and Transformational as we commit to nurture a radically inclusive, justice centered, multiracial and multigenerational religious faith!

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Biketism on Earth Day Sunday April 22

Posted on Mar 3, 2018 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Biketism on Earth Day Sunday April 22

Come for our 7th annual Blessing of the Bikes following the Sunday April 22 2018 Earth Day worship service. With Rev. David McFarland. Free coffee and donuts. Afterwards take a ride through Allegheny Commons or on the riverfront trail. All ages welcome! Allegheny UU Church is at W North & Resaca on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Worship begins at 10:30am, the Biketism will be outside in front of the church at...

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Summit Against Racism on Jan 20

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Summit Against Racism on Jan 20

The Summit Against Racism, a multicultural initiative of the Black & White Reunion, is an opportunity to learn more about racism, and a forum for healing trauma, building community, and inspiring action. The 2018 event will be the 20th gathering, held annually following Jonny Gammage’s 1995 death during a traffic stop. There will be many members and friends of the church going as presenters and as attendees. Here are a few of the workshops being offered: Join the Coalition for Racial Justice in Media Presenters: Khalid Raheem, Shanon Williams, Dr. Letrell Crittenden, Mila...

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Serve a Shelter Meal!

Posted on Jan 14, 2018 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Serve a Shelter Meal!

As one of the founding congregations of Northside Common Ministries, we continue to support their important work of serving those most in need in our community. Volunteers from Allegheny provide a meal for the 30 men staying at the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Here are the dates for 2018: Thursday, January 18 Thursday, February 15 Thursday, March 15 Thursday, April 19 Thursday, May 17 Thursday, June 21 Thursday, July 19 Thursday, August 16 Thursday, September 20 Thursday, October 18 Thursday, November 15 Thursday, December 20 The Pleasant Valley...

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Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in Feature Stories, Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Through food, conversation, and entertainment, we hope to foster deeper understanding and appreciation for our uniqueness and similarities and draw people into closer relationship.

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