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Speaker Alert: CMU student to discuss dark matter at the next Assembly

In honor of 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the theme of this Sunday's Assembly will be 'Space'. The main speaker will be Alex Jackson, a physics student at Carnegie Mellon University. Check out their bio and a summary of the talk below: Bio Alex Jackson is a board of directors member and the current … Continue reading Speaker Alert: CMU student to discuss dark matter at the next Assembly

NASA’s space projects kids (or adults) can do at home

. Your kids don't have to go to space to become interested in the topic - there are dozens of space projects on the NASA website. The projects range from making 'universe' slime to building a bubble-powered rocket. The theme of the next Assembly is 'Space', in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon … Continue reading NASA’s space projects kids (or adults) can do at home

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)