As an industrial center, Pittsburgh has had a unique, and volatile, place in the history of organized labor. Brenda S. discusses the Homestead Strike of 1892 and how it changed the future for workers in the United States.
Speaker: Brenda S
Brenda S. and Linda D. will bring us the third installment of our series on great peacemakers, created by Red River UU Church and based on the book Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World. Today we will took at the lessons taught by … read more.
Join us for the second installment of our series on great peacemakers, created by Red River UU Church and based on the book “Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World.”
Meet Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, poet, fiction writer, journalist, activist — and Unitarian. The first African-American woman to publish a short story, Watkins Harper (1845-1911) is also known as “the mother of African-American journalism.” She worked tirelessly for abolition, and later for civil rights, women’s … read more.
Join us for the first of several Sundays in which we look at the lives and work of great peacemakers, in a series created by Red River UU Church and based on the book Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World. Today we will … read more.
The talented performers of ESUUC return for a new holiday play by Brenda S. In the famous story and song, a certain red-nosed reindeer is an outcast until he becomes a popular hero by saving the day. But, that’s not real popularity, or even real … read more.
In honor of Thanksgiving, Brenda S. facilitates a service focused on gratitude, featuring a sermon from Rev. Dr. Andy Burnette. There will also be chances for participation, including a gratitude exercise.
In honor of Halloween, Brenda S brings us an offbeat tale from Twitter, in which an old woman inadvertently summons a demon, and mistakes it for her grandson. Join us for a clever story about how expectations shape our lives — and maybe even after.
We’ve all had different faith journeys on our way to Unitarian Universalism. Brenda S.’s started on a starship: Star Trek’s famous starship Enterprise. She will discuss how exposure to Star Trek, and its fans, helped to shape and reinforce the values that eventually led her … read more.
Tim Stevens served as president of the NAACP Pittsburgh branch from 1994–2004. He also helped to establish the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP, seated in the Hill District). Zoom meeting info can be found in the weekly eNews.