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ArCS Potluck and Panel Discussion

On Friday, November 1 ArCS Cluster is going to take an evening to hear some of the stories of hosting 30 guests over the past two years. We’ll start with a potluck at 6:30 (sign up using the button below if you’d like to come to the potluck), followed by a panel discussion at 7:30... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

Writing a Garden Alliance Program

WRITING A GARDEN Friday, October 18, Alliance Gathering, 7 p.m. in First Parish Vestry In the garden “the door is always open into ‘the holy’—growth, birth, death,” May Sarton tells us. In her new book of poems, Buddha in the Garden, Cathie Desjardins takes us on a seasonal swirl through all these things. Cathie’s Alliance talk... Read more »

New UU Class

Join our  New UU Class Share your personal religious/spiritual path with a small group of others, hear from current FP members, learn about our Unitarian Universalist roots, our religious education programs, our traditions and beliefs, and determine your own path forward with our community. Our next New UU Class will be held on Saturday morning:... Read more »

Conversation With Our Minister

Come to a Conversation with our Minister, Marta Flanagan, September 22nd after the Sunday service in the Parlor​ Are you new to First Parish?  Are you curious about Unitarianism and Universalism?  Are you wondering how to get involved?   Looking for a chance to get to know our settled Minister in a small group setting?  On Sunday,... 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 »