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ADVOCATE UPDATE
Weekly updates for Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church
June 21, 2017

“MINDFUL INDEPENDENCE”   – Robbert Bricker – Open Streets/Open Mic Service in the Park
Sunday, June 25, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Musicians, vocalists, artists, poets, performance artists are invited to participate in our Open Streets Open Mic as part of Open Streets Pittsburgh on Sunday June 25. We’ll be in West Park of Allegheny Commons between 10:30am and 11:30am. Robbert Bricker is coordinating and emceeing and would like to hear from you – add your name and contact info here!

SHARE THE PLATE
OUR PARTNER for May and June is UUPLAN, the Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network which organizes PA’s 6,000+ UUs to embrace, articulate, and advocate for social justice and to advance supported legislation involving: Anti–Mass Incarceration, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Immigration Justice, LGBTQ Justice and Reproductive Justice. https://www.uuplan.com/

========== REGULARLY AT ALLEGHENY ===========

“GET WOKE + STAY WOKE DISCUSSION GROUP”
2nd Sundays, 12:00PM – 1:30PM, Founders Hall, 416 W. North Ave.
Members and friends meet for conversations about race
https://www.facebook.com/auucreflections/

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
Tuesdays, 11:00AM – Noon, Unitarian House, 1110 Resaca Place

SANDWICH MAKING
Tuesdays, 5:30PM – 6:30PM, Founders Hall, 416 W. North Ave.
“for Operation Save-a-Life, feeding local people who live on the street.”

PLEASANT VALLEY SHELTER MEAL  3rd Thursday, 8:00PM

GIANT EAGLE GROCERY CARDS FUND RAISER
Place order by the last Sunday of the month – receive cards on the next Sunday.
You receive full value, Allegheny receives 3%-5% of cost of cards ordered.
Questions? Contact Betty Schwarz

STAY CONNECTED TO THE COMMUNITY
CONTACT <justice@alleghenyuu.org> to connect with church justice efforts.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE at <http://www.alleghenyuu.org> for all meetings and events, check Calendar & then Stay Informed.
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK at <https://www.facebook.com/AlleghenyUU>.
HOW ABOUT TWITTER: <twitter.com/AlleghenyUU>.

========== FAITH & JUSTICE PARTNER EVENTS ==========

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST ASSOCIATION GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2017
New Orleans, LA  Friday, June 22 – Monday, June 26
General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). The 2017 General Assembly will be justice-focused and will have opportunities for all to worship, witness, and serve with local partners. Delegates make policy for the Association through democratic process.
Dates to remember: March 1: Registration open/housing reservations open/financial aid applications available; May 1: Registration rates increase; June 21-25 – General Assembly More: <http://www.uua.org/ga>

OMD SUMMER INSTITUTE 2017
July 9-15, 2017
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Registration for Summer Institute, a Unitarian Universalist all-ages camp, is OPEN! Get all particulars at <www.OMDSI.org>. Have a great time!

UUs of GREATER PITTSBURGH

Come out for one of our UUs of Greater Pittsburgh summer events!
Picnic at Riverview Park,   Sunday July 30, 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Pirate game,   Monday August 21.

More information : <http://uupittsburgh.org/>

========== About Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church ==========

We are a welcoming, urban congregation that puts Unitarian Universalism into action by celebrating life, nourishing the spirit, and inspiring a commitment to justice. There are some flyers at Allegheny.

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