Groups/People! – Religion

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Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network 412-621-9230 2905

Center Avenue second floor Pittsbrugh, PA 15219 piin2001@aol.com network of congregations and other organizations in Soutwestern PA committed to drawing together people of faith to act powerfully on regional issues of justice fairness through the process of community building, direct action, and negotiation with decision makers.

Religion and Labor Coalition- 412-361-4793 ojomal@aol.com

First Unitarian Church 412-621-8008 605 Morewood Ave, Pgh, PA 15213 Unitarian-Universalist congregation committed to rational search for truth and dignity of every person. Embraces GLBT community through Interweave program. This church lets groups meet for a small fee.

Catholic Charities Diocese of PGH 412-456-6999

Jewish Community Center 412-521-3800/422-0124/521-1258/

Islamic Center of Pittsburgh – 412) 682-5555 xt.4

4100 Bigelow Blvd Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1408 outreach@icp-pgh.org

We have introduction to Islam classes every 6 weeks. Also, we provide speakers about Islam to any interested organization.

Pittsburgh Area Pax Christi 412-761-4391 b.a.finch@worldnet.att.net

Community of Reconciliation Church, located at Fifth and Bellefield in Oakland. COR also allows meetings and is very helpful. corpgh@yahoo.com 412-682-2751 www.communityofreconciliation.org

Zen Center of Pittsburgh 412-741-1262
124 Willow Ridge Road – Sewickley, PA 15143 –
kyoki@prairiewindzen.org

The Friends Meeting House – 412 683-2669 4836 Ellsworth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 www.quaker.org/pghpamm has meeting space and auditorium available for reasonable rates

American Jewish Committee 412-421-7927 2345 Murray Ave, Ste 210, Pittsburgh, PA 15217The AJC has worked since 1906 to safeguard and strengthen Jews and Jewish life worldwide by promoting democratic and pluralistic societies that respect the dignity of all peoples.

Network of Spirtual Progressives Pittsburgh Chapter affiliate of the Tikkun Community 412-596 0066 spirtualprogressives.pgh@gmail.com

Bet Tikvah (GLBT friendly) 412-362-7025 http://www.bettikvah.org/

(“House of Hope”) was created to meet the needs of Jewish gays, lesbians and bi-sexuals in the Pittsburgh area. Bet Tikvah is not affiliated with any particular branch of Judaism. Services and events are open to and interfaith couples, heterosexual Jews and those wishing to explore Judaism.

Black Catholic Ministries: Diocese of Pittsburgh412- 456-3170

111 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Has made the fight against racism a priority in programs and have responded with a new series of convenings to address institutional and individual racism.

Pittsburgh Chinese Church 4101 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh
http://www.pghchinesechurch.org/

Korean Central Church of Pittsburgh 821 S. Aiken Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232 http://www.mykccp.org

Lutherans Concerned (GLBT friendly)

186 Mounts Valley Rd, Washington, PA 15301-8586

Christian ministry for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Metropolitan Community Church of Pittsburgh. (GLBT friendly)

4836 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Gathers at Friends Meeting House) MCC Pittsburgh is a part of the international Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches. For 35 years UFMCC has been a pioneer in the GLBT community. As an international denomination they have provided a safe place for worship while being at the forefront of seeking equality for all people.

Iglesia San Jacinto (St. Hyacinth Church) 412-362-5596 3201 Craft Place, Pittsburgh, PA (South Oakland) Conducts weekly mass in Spanish.

St. Catherine of Siena Church 412-531-2135 1810 Belasco Avenue (Beechview) Conducts weekly mass in Spanish.

Americal Friends Service Committee 7514 Kensington St. Pittsburgh, PA 15221 pa state program the national guard listening project.

Dor Hadash . 412-422-5158 dorhadash.net politically active and progressive

Chabad House on Campus has a lot of free events http://chabadpgh.org 412-683-7770 For an orthodox perspective with lots of traditional gatherings and meals (If you’re not familiar with orthodox rituals, read up before you go so you don’t offend anyone

The Agency for Jewish Learning 412 521 1101 http://www.ajlpittsburgh.org non-denominational adult education center. Ask for a catalog, they have rabbis and lay leaders from every
background all over the region

Catholic queers. Dignity Pittsburgh Phone:412-362-4334 dignity@dignitypgh.org www.dignitypgh.org Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Ave. Squirrel Hill Dignity Pittsburgh, PO Box 362, Pittsburgh, PA 15230

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