The advice a pastor gave to a crowd of non-believers

Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh described itself as a, "secular community that celebrates life". Many of the members consist of atheists, agnostics, and people who don't identify with any label. Pastor Natalie Hall was invited to speak at Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh. She gave five practices called the "Faith5" that families and households can adopt. The Faith5 is … Continue reading The advice a pastor gave to a crowd of non-believers

Amazing photos from the Apollo missions: Celebrating 50 years

The next Assembly is on July 21st, and the theme will be 'Space' to honor the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Upon browsing the web to find how other people are celebrating, I found an archive of thousands of photos uploaded to Flickr from the Apollo missions. Below are some of the amazing photos. … Continue reading Amazing photos from the Apollo missions: Celebrating 50 years

A quick history of Black Independence Day (Juneteenth) – June 19th

UIG via Getty Images Juneteenth, also know as Black Independence Day is celebrated every year on June 19th. The day is celebrated similarly to the Fourth of July, with cookouts, music, education programs and gatherings. Here is a quick guide to its history. At it's peek in 1840, there were approximately 59,000 slaves in the … Continue reading A quick history of Black Independence Day (Juneteenth) – June 19th

An inspiring and caring group for the secular and non-believers in Pittsburgh

Photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh is described as a "secular community that celebrates life" that has community events throughout the region for families and adults. Our Facebook page has over 1,460 likes and is growing. However, we don't see as much engagement as we would like. We want to foster community so people can … Continue reading An inspiring and caring group for the secular and non-believers in Pittsburgh

‘Stigma and Pride in Queer Mental Health’ (June Speaker)

Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash June is Pride month. The month's origins started as a commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. However, it has grown into something much more. Pride is when we realize the struggles and, and the long denied humanity of the LGBTQ+ community. The speaker for the June Assembly will be Jay … Continue reading ‘Stigma and Pride in Queer Mental Health’ (June Speaker)

Three inclusive organizations promoting science in Pittsburgh

Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash We are in an era when the influence technology has on our lives is increasing exponentially. Technology effects everyone no matter their race or socioeconomic status, so it's important everyone has a say in the development of the technologies. Those who develop the technology also stand to benefit … Continue reading Three inclusive organizations promoting science in Pittsburgh

How to celebrate Fred Roger’s 1-4-3 (I-Love-You) Day today

What is 1-4-3 Day? Today, May 23, 2019, is the first annual 1-4-3 Day in Pennsylvania, falling on the 143rd day of the year. Fred Rodgers often used 1-4-3 to mean "I love you". The numbers represent the amount of letters in each word. Mr. Rogers was considered one of Pennsylvania's kindest people and 1-4-3 … Continue reading How to celebrate Fred Roger’s 1-4-3 (I-Love-You) Day today