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Category: Membership

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

Social Justice, Membership

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

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

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 >

Forge Our Future – Just say “YES!”

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

During this month of year-end reflections and deep gratitude, numerous First Church volunteers will continue reaching out to every household… More >

Rev. Jennifer’s Sabbatical Update

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

Rev. Jennifer’s Sabbatical: an important event for First Church! Sabbaticals can be as worthwhile to members as to the minister…. More >

We Look Forward To Visiting You For Forge Our Future!

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

We hope that you were able to attend the Forge Our Future kickoff and Halloween street party on October 23rd…. More >

Nurture the Soul Midweek

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

Dealing with change in the world is hard, but from my perspective changing one’s own behavior is harder. Some several… More >

Child Dedication Nov 20, 2022

Religious Education, Membership

On November 20, a Dedication of Parents and Children will take place during our 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday… More >

Rev. Jennifer 2.0 

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

Alert. Your Senior Minister will be updating her operating system in 2023.  Do not turn off your congregation.    In… More >