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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.

 

Join Us for Sunday Worship in the Sanctuary or Online 

Sunday morning worship at Allegheny offers an opportunity to find spiritual refreshment, inspiration, and joy. We worship together in the sanctuary and online through Zoom. For Zoom access, please contact us.

Services are lay-led by members and friends of the congregation with Rev. Deryck Tines providing a monthly message, typically on the third Sunday. During our other services, we regularly have guest speakers from the wider UU world, the artistic community, and the local justice community. Join us every Sunday for a unique experience.

Onsite Safety Policy

Allegheny UU Church uses the CDC COVID-19 Community Level designation for Allegheny County to determine which prevention action to take. Each level helps convey how much COVID-19 is affecting our community using data on hospitalizations and cases. Using these data, the county is classified as low, medium, or high on a weekly basis.

When the COVID-19 Community Level is LOW, Masks are Optional
When the COVID-19 Community Level is MEDIUM, Masks are Recommended
When the COVID-19 Community Level is HIGH, Masks are Required

You will find the Allegheny County COVID-19 Community Level at
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html.

Soul Space at 10:30 am

Together we create a peaceful space for prayer and reflection. This weekly meditation begins with welcoming words and a time for our prayers and intentions. An invitation to stillness and a period of reflection conclude the service.

Worship Café at 11:00 am

Each week at the Worship Café, Allegheny welcomes a fellow traveler on life’s journey. Café guests share their thoughts and passions to inspire us on the way.

Fellowship at 11:30 am

Time for open community discussion and connection.

 

All Are Welcome

You’ll find amazing people here from diverse religious backgrounds and on varied spiritual paths.

We are an LGBTQ Welcoming Congregation.

Reach out to learn about our Religious Education for Children and Youth.

Rev Deryck Tines singing at piano
Stained glass windows inside Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church
Green ceramic chalice with flowers inside Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church
Front facade of Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church

Soul Space

The Soul Space spiritual focus for February is The Path of Love.

Worship Café

Here are recent and upcoming guests.

January 22 | Michael Griska

Michael performs and teaches North Indian Classical Music on the sitar and surbahar. He was born and raised right here in Pittsburgh – playing sports and learning music all the way up to high school. Michael started his sitar training with Pittsburgh’s own sitarist, Dr. Sushanta Banerjee. He is also a disciple of world-renowned sarod player, Pandit K. Sridhar. Michael has traveled in and out of the U.S.A. studying, performing, and accompanying his Guruji, Pandit K. Sridhar. For more information about North Indian Classical Music and future performances, you can visit Michael’s website michaelgriska.com.

January 29 | Spiritual Practice for These Times

With the retirement of our called minister and the many challenges brought about by the pandemic, the congregation at Allegheny is entering a new season. Some have leaned into the change, and found ways to practice, tending to their spirit-growth/soul-growth/self-growth. At this week’s Worship Café, we are hosting a time for personal sharing that will explore practices that folks have found useful.

February 5 | Rev. Deryck Tines

Rev. Deryck will lead off as our first speaker in a month-long series of guest speakers joining us to explore the theme of this year’s Black History Month: Black Resistance: A Journey to Equality.

News & Updates

Northside Common Ministries is Jan-Feb Justice Partner

Our Jan-Feb Justice Partner is Northside Common Ministries At this time of increased need for shelter and food, we are holding up Northside Common Ministries as our justice focus for January and February. NCM is a non-sectarian, non-profit, community-based...

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Our Nov-Dec Justice Partner is Hello Neighbor

Our Nov-Dec Justice Partner is Hello Neighbor Hello Neighbor is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of recently resettled refugee and immigrant families by matching them with dedicated neighbors to guide and support them in their...

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