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.
On Saturday, February 19, from 10 AM-Noon, Joan Harvey will be at the Church’s Morewood Avenue door collecting donations for the Afghan refugees who have resettled in Pittsburgh. These people come to our city with nothing, and our donations to them through the Jewish Family … read more.
The Khasi Hills Partnership team would like to share this greeting from our main contacts in India.
Nangroi Suting and Barri Mukhim have visited our church on a number of occasions, in person and virtually. We would also like to thank everyone for supporting our school … read more.
UPDATE: The 2021 Alternative Gift Market is closed. Thanks to all who participated!
The 2021 (Virtual) Alternative Gift Market for First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh starts Dec. 5 and continues through Jan. 2, 2022. The Alternative Gift Market continues our tradition of featuring selected charities to … read more.
The Khasi Hills Partnership team received this photo greeting from our contact in India.
Our Khasi Hills school management contact, Barri Mukhim, wrote “Today is a harvest Thanksgiving of our Khasi Tribe.”
Barri wrote in response to our request to learn more about major events and … read more.
On November 20 from 10 a.m. to noon, Pat Schuetz and Betty Duquesnoy will be at the Church’s Morewood Avenue door collecting donations for the Afghan refugees who have resettled in Pittsburgh.
These people come to America with what they can carry and our donations … read more.
Every September, Founders Day is celebrated in the Khasi Hills. We’ve been asked about the founding many times by curious congregation members, “how did Unitarianism become a stronghold in this very rural remote part of India?” It wasn’t a ”sure thing- “ the religious history … read more.