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  • Indian Independence Day for Khasi Unitarians

    This guest post on our blog is by Dranwell Barishisha "Barri" Mukhim. Barri is a member of the Unitarian Union of North East India; here, she writes about what Indian Independence Day (August 15) means to her as a Khasi Unitarian. India was freed from about 300 years of...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/15/2016
  • New Khasi Unitarian Hymnal Published

    Great news from Rev. Khlur Mukhim!  May the music be a blessing. Dear friends, Being a member of the standing Hymnal Revision Committee (HRC), I feel lucky I could attend yesterday the special meeting of UUNEI officials and some other church members at Jowai.  Graced by the...
    By Rev. Eric Cherry | 1/24/2013
  • Unitarians in North East India Celebrate 125th Anniversary

    On September 18, 1887 Hajjom Kissor Singh started the journey of organized Unitarianism in North East India.  And, on that same day in 2012, 125 years later, the anniversary celebration and worship of the members of the Unitarian Union of North East India were spectacular.  It...
    By Rev. Eric Cherry | 10/3/2012
  • Unitarian Union of North East India Celebrates 125 Years

    This year, the Unitarian Union of North East India (UUNEI) celebrates the 125th anniversary of its founding with a series of special events from June 2012 through February 2013. The Unitarian Church of Madan Laban commissioned and recently unveiled a commemorative statue of...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 9/12/2012
  • Hundreds Participate in Race for Environmental Awareness in Khasi Hills

    On Saturday May 25th, 600 runners turned out for the Unitarian Union of North East India's (UUNEI) 4K "Quasquicentennial Green Run" in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Unitarianism's founding in the Khasi Hills. Drawing participation from all over the Khasi-Jantia Hills...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 6/5/2012
  • First UU Church of Houston Funds Unitarian School in Tynring, India

    In January 2012, six members of First UU Church of Houston, and of the International Convocation of UU Women (ICUUW), visited the Unitarian churches and schools of northeast India, in a region called the Khasi Hills, one of the poorest regions of India. There we learned that...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 4/5/2012
  • Unitarians in the Khasi Hills

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 3/2/2011

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