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.
Category: Community Service
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.
You are invited to view a video of the progress the school in India we have been sponsoring since 2003 has been making. Through generous contributions, we have been funding two teachers’ full salaries at the Higher Secondary School which we helped build in 2016. … 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.
Our goal continues to be to support the two additional teachers that were needed following the inauguration of our new Higher Secondary School in June 2016. We’ve raised $9600 for two teachers’ salaries ($4800 each) the last four years, doing so until government funding kicks … read more.
Are you a member or friend of First Unitarian who needs practical help with getting vaccinated, or do you have questions about the vaccines? If so, please let the Re-opening Implementation Working Group know by emailing us at email@example.com. Tell us what your problem or … read more.
The Khasi Hills team was pleased to have 15 participants in our first India Zoom visit open to the congregation held on May 23. In addition to hearing from our liaison, Barri Mukhim, we heard video greetings from both of the teachers that we sponsor, … read more.