Category: Membership

Farewell from Lynne & a Word from Rev. Jennifer

Membership, Personal & Spiritual Development

Dear First Church, I am writing this shortly after Ingathering Sunday heartbroken. The theme was Welcome and in the last… More >

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Feast For Funds Auction Is Back!

Membership, Social Groups

This community’s favorite way to share our talents, gifts, homes and passions with one another while raising funds for the… More >

Help Membership this Year


When newcomers come to our churches they are already on board with Unitarian Universalism. They have been on our website,… More >

Endowment Fund Task Force Update


Here’s a brief update from the Endowment Fund Task Force planning team. Since we began meeting at the end of… More >

2023 Congregational Survey Results


First of all, thank you all who gave of your time to fill out the survey! We had a slightly… More >

Spring Child Dedication May 14

Membership, Religious Education

On May 14, a Dedication of Parents and Children will take place during our 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday… More >

Apply for Financial Assistance to GA 2023


You may apply for financial assistance from the church to help you attend General Assembly (GA) this year, June 21-25…. More >

Annual Pledge Drive 2023


WONDER  Every Sunday our doors and our YouTube channel are open to all in need of comfort, awakening, and wonder…. More >

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Important Business at General Assembly

Membership, Social Justice

June 21-25, In Pittsburgh, Virtual or Live This year, two extremely important matters will be decided by delegates at General… More >

Staff Roles During Sabbatical


Rev. Dena McPhetres, Associate Minister We have a good plan to cover Rev. Jennifer’s responsibilities while she is on sabbatical…. More >

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Conflict Is Human, Resolving It Is Spiritual Practice


Transparent communication is at the heart of good relationships. In First Church, we promote open, direct and honest communications and… More >

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We Want to Hear from You


We Want to Hear from You on this Year’s Congregational Survey! The time is here! The Board of Trustees’ annual… More >

Journey to Membership Begins Soon


Register now for class beginning January 11. Led by our ministers, staff and lay-leaders, this series explores Unitarian Universalist theology,… More >

Sabbatical Info Meeting January 22


Attend an in-depth, multi-mode meeting on January 22 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Max Otto Hall to hear all… More >

Sabbatical as a Gift of Rest

Membership, Personal & Spiritual Development

The word sabbatical comes from the Hebrew word “Sabat” (Sabbath), a day set aside for rest and worship. The practice… More >

Christmas Eve Receptions-Treats & Helpers Needed

Holiday, Membership

Our holiday reception tradition is back! YAY! Knock-on-wood regarding COVID counts. Please help us treat guests, visitors, members (and staff… More >