Social Justice Activities

Jefferson Recreation Center

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 in Social Justice Activities

Jefferson Recreation Center

Our volunteers  have been instrumental in assisting the kids at the City of Pittsburgh’s Jefferson Recreation Center, including coordinating art projects and helping secure hot food for the kids through a County program. Those who volunteer regularly develop real relationships with the kids at Jeff...

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GLBTQ Pride

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 in Social Justice Activities

GLBTQ Pride

Our participation in Pittsburgh’s annual GLBTQ Pride March is an outward symbol of our commitment to civil rights for all. The second Sunday in June is the one day in the year that church starts an hour early so that we make sure to catch our bus in time for Pittsburgh’s annual PrideFest. As the first congregation in Pittsburgh to bring an openly ordained gay man as called minister, we continue to put our faith into action taking our affirmation of the lives and rights of BGLQT people to the...

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Fair Trade Coffee Sales

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 in Social Justice Activities

Fair Trade Coffee Sales

AUUC purchases bulk bags of fair trade coffee (regular and decaf) which are then re-bagged for sale to members. AUUC is proud to have brought this to the church in order to meet the desire of congregants to support the fair trade industry. How You Can Help Volunteer to sell, package, or distribute coffee Donate a small kitchen scale Donate a grinder that could be used by those that don’t have a grinder at home Photo credit Sean...

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