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Celebrating the Building Expansion Project with the Groundbreaking Ceremony

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana (First UU) celebrated the groundbreaking for the new addition on Sunday with a special Sunday morning service followed by a catered lunch for members and guests in the church’s sanctuary.  Since the 1970’s, … Continue reading

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Children enjoy The Eisenhower School of Governors Quilt

Looking at the maps on the United States quilt are Ellie Clark; and Justin and Oliver John. This quilt was made in 2004 by the 5th grade students of Eisenhower School, Indiana. It is now owned by the Indiana Historical … Continue reading

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First Unitarian Universalist Church hosts Quilt Show Reception

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana, located at 285 Twolick Drive, hosted a reception for their annual quilt show in its sanctuary. The show entitled, “The Warmth of Community, is made up of finely crafted historic and contemporary quilts. … Continue reading

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Holiday Bazaar, Café & Bake Sale

The First Unitarian Universalist Church, 285 Twolick Drive, Indiana, will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar, Café, and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 3, featuring local artists and crafters. You are sure to fine the perfect … Continue reading

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As part of the Give Away The Plate on Sunday, October 9, Ayn Van Dyke, Kritter Kamp Director, educated First UU members about the importance of helping animals in need.

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Congregation members and friends enjoyed an Italian Buffet together after the Pledge Kickoff on October 16, 2016.

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Greater Pittsburgh UU members along with First UU members completed community projects during the October 8, 2016, Help Day.

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Harvest Festival Face Painting by Ruth Barkey created smiles!

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The Harvest Festival gourd tic tac toe made the game more exciting.

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The Harvest Festival designed by RE Director, Penny Vick, allowed members and friends to socialize.

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The outdoor labyrinth created an enchanting experience for congregation members at the Harvest Festival and the greater Indiana County Community.

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Children were encouraged to dress up in celebration of the Harvest Festival!

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Children enjoyed designing their own paper pumpkin at the Harvest Festival to take home.

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With the help of Jedi Masters, Bill Heberer and James Watta, summer Religious Exploration Jedi trainees erected the First UU Bat House.

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First UU church honors its original building members

On Sunday, October 2, the First Unitarian Universalist Church honored the over fifty “Original Builders” who together worked to establish the church at 285 Twolick Drive, Indiana. Special speakers for the group were Lori Rittle and George Bieger. Sara Steelman … Continue reading

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First UU Religious Exploration Students Jedi Train During The Summer

The First Unitarian Universalist Church (First UU) Religious Exploration (RE) students mastered Jedi skills over the course of the summer. Our little First UU students or Padawans learned to master Jedi skills from our Jedi Masters A Padwan is a … Continue reading

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Visitors to the Farmer’s Market Community Tent were able to pick up information concerning First UU.

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Liz Cook and Ruth Thomas were one of the team groups to represent First Unitarian Universalist at the Farmer’s Market.

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Working Together to STOP Hunger in Indiana County with the purpose of this First UU Social Action activity.

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The Big White Tent located on Philadelphia Street attracted many customers.

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DRE Penny Vick assisted the RE students and parents contribution to the annual yard sale.

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A team effort created a successful 3-day yard sale at the home of chairperson, Poom Taylor.

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A huge number of donations were made to sale. Shown are Lois Young, Sandy Whitson, Nonna Randal, and Faye Bradwick.

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FIRST UU CHURCH SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECT SUPPORTS THE LOVE BASKET PROGRAM

Joy Behr, coordinator for the Love Basket program, is shown accepting food and a check for $904 to assist those in food distress at the First Unitarian Universalist (First UU) Church of Indiana. During the summer months, the First UU … Continue reading

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Debut our Building Expansion

Former IUP music professor and jazz musician, Dr. Carl Adams, and Rev. Joan M. Sabatino are shown preparing for the September 9th Sunday Service. The traditional Water Ingathering Ceremony service will be followed by the “Debut our Expansion” celebration in … Continue reading

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The Flower Ceremony is celebrated on June 12, 2016

The Flower Ceremony is an annual Unitarian Universalist ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community. In this ceremony, everyone in the First UU congregation brings a flower. Each person places a flower on the altar or in a … Continue reading

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Religious Exploration Children Prepare for the Flower Parade

Religious Exploration children prepare to bring the colorful flower bouquets brought by First UU members to the front altar. Joe Cook, is shown with the church banner which led the parade of children and flowers.

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Thank You to our Religious Exploration Volunteer Teachers

Penny Vick, Religious Exploration Director, shown at the pulpit thank those RE teachers who were at services on June 12, 2006. Shown are Liz Cook, Kelly Patchell, Anne McGowan, Dave Ferguson, and Brandon Vick. Thanks to all RE teachers for … Continue reading

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Joe Cook receives Unique Graduation Gift

Member, Joe Cook, graduated from Indiana Area Senior High School and from the First UU Church RE program. When Joe was a toddler, he often looked through the interior window separating the nursery from the pre-school RE children where his … Continue reading

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Indiana Expresses Solidarity with a Meaningful Vigil for Lives Lost in Orlando FL

Over 150 people attended the 8 p.m. vigil Sunday evening, June 19, at the Indiana County Court House for the victims of the shooting earlier this month at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. The Rev. Joan M. Sabatino, minister … Continue reading

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