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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 Guidelines

While onsite, persons must wear masks that fully cover both mouth and nose. Please consider wearing a N95 or KN95 mask. We practice social distancing and maintain a six-foot distance between individual or family groups. The church windows will be open during worship to support good ventilation. Food and beverages are not allowed inside the building at this time.

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 October is The Path of Courage.

Worship Café

Here are recent and upcoming guests.

September 18 | Rev. Deryck Tines

At Worship Café this week, Rev. Deryck explores the path of Belonging.
This is where we feel safe, this is where we know we are welcomed, this is where we belong.

September 25 | Rev. Liddy Barlow

In 2014, Rev. Barlow became the first woman to be installed as Executive Minister of Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania, which represents 28 Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox church bodies throughout greater Pittsburgh. She is a key organizer of public worship services and events, including interfaith services in support of immigrants, and mourning lives lost at Mother Emanuel in Charleston, S.C. Rev. Barlow serves on the City of Pittsburgh’s Commission on Human Relations, as a steering team member for All for All, and as a board member for the Foundation of HOPE.

October 2 | Caron Carnahan

Caron Carnahan is the Western Pennsylvania lead for UUtheVotePA and is creating a team of interested volunteers drawn from across our Pittsburgh cluster’s smaller, mostly lay-led congregations to engage in crucial non-partisan electoral work. She will share her passion for UUtheVotePA and discuss individual volunteer opportunities related to this year’s critical midterm elections.

News & Updates

Grow Pittsburgh is our May-June Neighborhood Partner

This is a time when many are experiencing an increase in food insecurity, and there is concern over our stewardship of the earth. Here at Allegheny we are holding up Grow Pittsburgh through June. Their mission is to teach people how to grow food and promote the...

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