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What’s going on around here?

Posted on Jun 23, 2019 in Feature Stories, News

What’s going on around here?

Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die. (E.M. Forster, Howards End, chapter 22) Life Is Connection Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church is about connecting. Connecting to faith, to deep experiences of love and compassionate engagement, to spirit and soul and the divine life, to self and one another and neighbors; all of which...

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“The Power of We!” at GA’19

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 in News, Upcoming Events

“The Power of We!” at GA’19

Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly of Congregations (GA) 2019 in Spokane: “The Power of We” What do we want Unitarian Universalism to be? It is a time when we are asking big questions in our faith, and GA’19 will be focused on digging into those questions together. It is a critical chance for congregational leaders and passionate UUs to set new goals and aspirations for our religious community.  To stream GA’19 public programs, connect to https://www.uua.org/ga/off-site/2019.    Off-site registration is still possible...

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Share the Plate supports Gwen’s Girls

Posted on May 9, 2019 in News, Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Gwen’s Girls

During March and April 2019 we collected $640 for our North Side neighbor and Alternative Spring Break partner Gwen’s Girls, which works to empower girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education and experiences, and offers a safe space where girls and young women can form relationships, build self-esteem, and gain resiliency. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. To...

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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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Share the Plate supports PA Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in News, Social Justice Activities

During January and February 2019 we raised $622 for the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network, a network of congregations and organizations committed to drawing together people of faith to act powerfully on local and regional issues of justice and fairness. Through community-building, working with politicians and policy makers, direct action, and negotiation, PIIN works to transform our communities. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North...

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

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in News, Social Justice Activities

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

A great time for a great cause. View slideshow >

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