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Survey Results Summary

A sincere THANK YOU to the 324 members and friends of First Parish who took the 2019 congregational survey in support of our search for a second minister. Please follow this link where you will find a comprehensive summary of survey results. Questions or comments? Need more data? Please email us:

Joan is retiring!

  Joan Dyer who has worked devotedly as our Office Administrator for ten years is planning on retiring before the end of our program year in June.  Joan is ready to join her husband in retirement.  Wayne retired a couple of years ago. Joan has been a integral part of the staff team at First... Read more »

Sign Up to Bring Sunday Flowers

Follow this link to use our flowers signup form The flowers that grace our Sanctuary on Sunday mornings are donated by parishioners, often with a special dedication that is printed in the order of service. The Flower Coordinator can assist in ordering an arrangement from our florist, or you may provide one. You can find... Read more »

Giving First for January

Communities across the country are grappling with how to make amends for slavery and decades of violence against the African American community. The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) at Northeastern University School of Law is building an archive documenting the racialized murders of African Americans during the period of 1930-1970 in the Jim... Read more »

Holiday Office Hours

The First Parish office schedule for December 30, 2019 through January 3, 2020 Monday 12/30 10 am – 4 pm Tuesday 12/31 10 am – 4 pm Wednesday 1/1 CLOSED Thursday 1/2 10 am – 4 pm Friday 1/3 10 am – 4 pm  

Survey Says! (Save the date)

Sunday, June 12, after church. Please join the members of the Second Minister Search Committee for Survey Says! A detailed review and group discussion of the results of our recent congregational survey.

Giving First for December

The Arlington Youth Counseling Center (AYCC) is the leading provider of outpatient and school-based child and adolescent mental health services in Arlington, and is one of the only providers in the area that accepts public health insurance. AYCC is deeply committed to ensuring that all community youth and families have access to necessary mental health... Read more »

Giving First 2020

The Social Justice Committee is now accepting nominations for the Giving First Program for 2020. The deadline for submissions is December 31st, 2019. The Giving First program donates 50% of the non-pledge Sunday collection plate to a charitable organization. For more information, see the Giving First page under Social Justice.

Successful Blood Drive

Wednesday’s blood drive was a big success. We received the gifts of 44 units, 25% over the maximum expected and staffed in anticipation of. New volunteers helped tremendously. Our next drive is Saturday, December 7th. Sign up to donate or volunteer today! Thank you!