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Hopes and Dreams for STAR

Join the STAR Adult Ed Committee for a discussion about your hopes for adult RE in 2020 and beyond. What would you like to see offered? This gathering is meant to be one way of hearing your hopes and wishes. If you cannot attend but have an idea, please contact STAR at star@firstparish.info

Exploring the Life and Teaching of BKS Iyengar

Film and Discussion (not a yoga class; no yoga experience required) Zoe Steward, Arlington resident, long time Iyengar student, and yoga teacher will lead our discussion after we watch the documentary “Iyengar: The Man, Yoga and the Student’s Journey”. Questions? Contact STAR Adult Education. All are welcome.

Thursday Lectio Divina

Thursdays at 8 am to 9 am in the Parlor Lectio Divina is a method of reading and listening, lingering with, and sharing personal responses to selected biblical texts. Diverse responses to the text provide new insights and help us grow in our spiritual lives and set intentions for our daily lives. Drop­ins are always... Read more »

Lunch and Deep Conversation

Join Chloë Briedé, intern minister, for lunchtime conversation about the spiritual questions of our time. Please bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. Questions? Email Chloe, Intern Minister Wednesday 12/4, 12/11, and 12/18 from 12-1 pm in the Parlor.

Sacred Circle Dance

Join us every fourth Monday for Sacred Circle Dance in the Bailey room from 7pm-8:45pm. We usually dance in circles, sometimes winding into a spiral, most time holding hands, sometimes not. We are 8 to 12 women and men – there is room for you! Only one requirement: clean shoes or bare feet. For more... Read more »

Tuesday Unpacking Whiteness Group

Join a small group at First Parish for a 4 week series of reflective discussions based on the book White Fragility; Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. The format will use a combination of guided questions, writing prompts, sharing in pairs and whole group dialogue. The final... Read more »

Sunday Unpacking White Fragility Group

Join a small group at First Parish for a 4 week series of reflective discussions based on the book White Fragility; Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. The format will use a combination of guided questions, writing prompts, sharing in pairs and whole group dialogue. The final... Read more »

First Parish Playreading Group

Come join the First Parish Playreading Group! We will read the original play, “Summer Preacher,” a story in praise of kids’ ingenuity and courage by First Parish attendee Nancy Hayden Gray on Nov. 19 and Jan. 7 from 7-9pm in the Grady room.  There will be time at the end of each evening to discuss the play.  For... Read more »

Tuesday Lectio Divina

Tuesdays at 7 am to 8 am in the Parlor   Lectio Divina is a method of reading and listening, lingering with, and sharing personal responses to selected biblical texts. Diverse responses to the text provide new insights and help us grow in our spiritual lives and set intentions for our daily lives. Drop­ins are... Read more »

A Revolution of Being: Opening your Mind and Heart to Who You Really Are

Please come and join others in exploring the foundational guidance of the respected and well-known American spiritual teacher, Adyashanti. With a Zen Buddhist background, his own teachings are free of any tradition or ideology. He encourages all people to have an “unquenchable thirst for truth and love, and a willingness to access the experience of... Read more »