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Speaker Alert: the morality and conflicts of ‘end of life’ decisions

The theme of the Assembly this Sunday is 'End of Life'. Dr. Hall will use fiction and personal experience to illustrate some of the ways in which healthcare at the end of life falls short of expectations. He will explore how this is related to concepts of autonomy and the technological imperative that drives much … Continue reading Speaker Alert: the morality and conflicts of ‘end of life’ decisions

Sunday Assembly to face difficult topic of ‘End of Life’

Our October assembly's theme is End of Life. The guest speaker is Rev. Dr. Daniel Hall, who will be talking about counseling patients and families on end of life decisions. We'll also be repeating the naming ritual from last October. Everyone is encouraged to bring in one item that they associate with a loved one … Continue reading Sunday Assembly to face difficult topic of ‘End of Life’

Sunday Assembly Pumpkin Day is announced

Pumpkin Day has become a Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh tradition. Every year the community drives out to Shenot Farm in Wexford, PA and engages in an afternoon of autumnal fun. Activities include a hayride, corn mazes, apple and pumpkin picking, and more. Bring the family and friends, and join the community! Follow us on Facebook to … Continue reading Sunday Assembly Pumpkin Day is announced

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