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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Would you like to provide support to members of the congregation? Participants in the First Parish Prayer Shawl Ministry knit or crochet prayer shawls for Marta or the Lay Ministers to give to people who could use a “hug with blessings.” If you are interested please contact Barbara... Read more »

Stay or Get Connected with First Parish

We invite newcomers to First Parish to fill out a Connection Card to receive our weekly email bulletin, give us your contact information, and (if you wish) indicate your interest in various aspects of life in our community. You can find the Connection Cards every Sunday at the visitor’s tables — in the lobby before... Read more »

Job Search Support Group

Looking for some support and accountability while you look for a new job, change careers, or explore options during unemployment or underemployment? We are a new group forming to support each other. During the first meeting, we will share our goals and what we each are looking for in a support group. For more information,... Read more »

Join the Ushers

Are you looking for a way to participate more in the life of First Parish – without a daunting time commitment? Have you considered being an usher? Ushers are scheduled to work quarterly, monthly or weekly – each person chooses how often. Ushers provide a warm welcome to people entering on Sunday mornings and help... Read more »

Covenant Groups in 2020

Interested in getting more connected with others at First Parish? Covenant groups provide an opportunity to get to know others at a deeper level, in a consistent small group, while discussing topics that explore our spiritual paths as informed by life experience. Covenant groups are designed to build stronger relationships that strengthen the fabric of... Read more »

Aging Well

To foster engagement and build community among women over fifty who wish to explore themes related to planning and consciously living out our later years. We are an open group facilitated by Kit Hayes. Some meetings have guest speakers; others include small-group or large-group conversations. All include two breaks for physical exercises such as stretching,... Read more »

“Beginnings and Endings” Art Show

Art Opening Sunday!  “Beginnings and Endings” In a variety of media First Parish artists present their interpretations of the theme “Beginnings and Endings”. Join us in the Stanton Parlor right after church for  wonderful art and conversation. Light refreshments will be served. The Art Wall Committee Carol and John Chamberlain, Peggy Gardiner, Debby Lewis, Pat... Read more »

Alliance Potluck Supper

Act III With planners and facilitators, Annette Sawyer and Louise Strayhorn, we will spend an evening in community exploring a positive vision for our “third act”.  We will open a conversation about what we can move toward and explore in a place where we are our most creative.   We will explore questions such as.... Read more »

Sunday Sharing Our Stories Through Writing Group

Sharing Our Stories Through Writing Sunday Group resumes Sunday, September 22: Noon-2PM in the Damon Room. Create deeper connections in community through the writing and sharing of our stories which highlight both our uniqueness and our commonalities and are based on prompts given ahead of time. This is an opportunity to deepen both connection to self and to... Read more »

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 »