1st: Our church has been supporting the Annie Margaret Barr Secondary School in Kharang in the poor, rural Khasi Hills of India since 2003. We hope you will help us to support the two teachers we have been sponsoring that enables students to complete high … read more.
The East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) changes the lives of people facing the impacts of poverty. For over 50 years, EECM has been a community leader in addressing the issues that affect our area’s most at-risk and underserved populations. From its beginnings as an interfaith … read more.
Thank you to those who have been able to donate a toy or toys already this year to our annual Matilda Theiss Center Toy Drive!
We are coming to you because, as of today, we are still in need of having about 30 more toys donated … read more.
The 2022 (Virtual) Alternative Gift Market for First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh starts Dec. 4 and continues through Jan. 1, 2023. The Alternative Gift Market continues our tradition of featuring selected charities to be beneficiaries of your financial support this holiday season as an alternative … read more.
Our 1,135 letters with VOTE FORWARD are in the mail (or delivered my now) but there are still many opportunities for you to encourage people in PA to vote in this ‘off year’ election (if they haven’t already sent in their ballots). Go to https://www.uuthevote.org/gotv/ … read more.
Cultural exchange as well as financial and inspirational support is the focus of the Khasi Hills Partnership Team activities. Our church has been on the forefront of introducing U.S. congregations to authentic Khasi Hills traditions to supplement the more familiar cultural traditions of mainland India.
Khasi … read more.
The Seven Sisters Quilters love to quilt together and offer our art to help local causes. This year we are contributing to a Pittsburgh refugee resettlement fund. The fund is administered by Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS). As an expression of thanks for your … read more.
Direct from our friends in India are scenes from the 137- year founding of Unitarianism in the Khasi Hills. We recognized their Anniversary Day at our September 18 service and highlighted their community practice of visiting each household of the congregation and sharing a blessing … read more.
Volunteers are needed for September, October, November, and December.
The East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) is dedicated to helping vulnerable adults, at-risk children, and youth throughout our Pittsburgh Neighborhood. First Unitarian Church has a regular commitment to cook and serve a meal for those at the … read more.
Hear about the indigenous roots of our Khasi Hills Unitarian sisters and brothers in India, including the spring festival, Shad Suk Mynsiem. Nandanik Dance Troupe will be performing, culminating with a festival dance in the garden. Maureen Porter of our Khasi Hills Partnership Team is … read more.
The Khasi Hills Partnership Team had an extraordinary Zoom meeting with our India Partners on March 20 to discuss plans for the May 22 Khasi Hills Partnership Sunday and the traditional Khasi Spring Festival, Shad Suk Mynsiem. As we discuss and finalize plans, we hope … read more.