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.
Category: Khasi Hills
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join us Sunday, May 23 9:30-10:30 to connect via ZOOM with Barri Mukhim and Nangroi Suting, our Khasi Hills friends. Barri is our School Management Committee contact and Nangroi is Assistant Headmaster. This power couple have visited our church over the years. This event is … read more.
A video was presented at the March 21, 2021 church service as part of Share the Plate Sunday. The Khasi Hills Partnership team is hoping to raise the $4800 this church year for the second teacher’s salary at the Higher Secondary School that we have … 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 three years, doing so until government funding kicks … read more.