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Sign up for the new Advocate Update!

Posted on Sep 24, 2015 in News

Sign up for the new Advocate Update!

Our weekly email newsletter The Advocate Update is now being published via Mailchimp. This change will allow us to deliver news in a richer, more engaging and mobile-friendly format and provide a better experience for our readers. This has been a longstanding request and we are excited to finally be making the change. Subscribe...

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Share the Plate supports Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 in News

Share the Plate supports Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

During July and August we collected $440 for the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN), which brings together people of different faiths to promote social justice. They are currently working on green infrastructure that will modernize our water and sewage system, raising the minimum wage, enacting better education funding, and improvements to public safety including diversifying the police force and ending police brutality. 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...

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Path to Authenticity led North Side Pastor to God

Posted on Jul 26, 2015 in Feature Stories, News

Path to Authenticity led North Side Pastor to God

Then came a message from above: When you get off the floor, you have to start thinking about what it's going to take to start serving. “If anyone gets messages from God, that was mine,” said McFarland, 53, of the Mexican War Streets. “It was clear.”

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Share the Plate supports UUPLAN

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in News

Share the Plate supports UUPLAN

During May and June we collected $532 for the Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network (UUPLAN), which organizes 6000+ UU’s from 40 congregations around the state to embrace, articulate, and advocate for social justice and advance legislation that creates a fairer Commonwealth. 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 Pitttsburgh’s North Side and beyond. So far we have collected and distributed $19,893 to 22 justice partners. If you know of an...

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Marriage Equality Becomes Law!

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Feature Stories, News

Marriage Equality Becomes Law!

"They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right."

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We Have a New Facebook Page!

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in News

We Have a New Facebook Page!

  Click the image or: Allegheny UU on Facebook.  

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