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.
Category: Community Service
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.
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.
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.
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.