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Declaration of Conscience from UUA and UUSC

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in News, Upcoming Events

Declaration of Conscience from UUA and UUSC

The Unitarian Universalist Association and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee have offered a Declaration of Conscience that states in the strongest possible terms our commitment in these troubling times. By signing the declaration, individuals and congregations will be affirming our core values and declaring willingness to put them into action. Please read it and, with your signature, join in standing on the side of love, protecting the most vulnerable among us, and defending core values that are under attack. Thank you for your concern, vigilance, and willingness to...

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Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in News

Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Our Share the Plate collection during November and December 2016 raised $878 for Northside Common Ministries which offers many vital community resources to our struggling neighbors including the Northside Community Food Pantry and the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter. 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. So far we have collected and distributed $25,615 to 31 justice partners. If you know of an organization or project doing good...

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Share the Plate Reaches $25,000!

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in News

Share the Plate Reaches $25,000!

On Sunday November 20 we celebrated an important milestone as our Share the Plate program reached $25,000 in donations since its inception in 2010! Share the Plate directs half of the cash donations we receive each Sunday to carefully selected justice partners, organizations whose work on a variety of social justice issues deserves our recognition and support. Our first recipient way back in 2010 was Jeron Cares, a scholarship fund begun as a memorial to Jeron Grayson, a Hill District college student who had recently been a victim of gun violence. Since then we have helped more than two dozen...

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Allegheny UU is on Instagram

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 in News

Allegheny UU is on Instagram

Because a picture is worth a thousand words we’re now on Instagram! It’s a great place to share pictures, quotes, and more. Follow us to see our posts!

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Neighborhood Love Notes from Sunday November 13 2016

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 in News

Neighborhood Love Notes from Sunday November 13 2016

Here are some of the #neighborhoodlovenotes messages shared on Sunday November 13 2016. Sidewalk Theology “Neighborhood Love Notes” (Sunday, November 13, 2016) See more in our photo gallery at our Neighborhood Love Notes on Facebook     The #neighborhoodlovenotes effort was created by Rev. Ashley Horan, executive director of the Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance. The Twin Cities Pioneer Press has a nice writeup here: Post-election ‘love notes’ in chalk appearing...

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Share the Plate supports CeaseFirePA

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in News

Share the Plate supports CeaseFirePA

Our Share the Plate collection during September and October 2016 raised $709 for CeaseFirePA, which is working to reduce gun violence and gun tragedies in our communities, stop the flow of illegal guns onto our streets, and keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them. 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. So far we have collected and distributed $24,737 to 30 justice partners. If you know of an organization or...

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