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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 »

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 »

Grace Notes Rehearsal

Grace Notes singers offer their gift of song to First Parish UU of Arlington parishioners within the framework of First Parish Lay Ministry. Grace Notes singers need to be able to read music with good fluency and to be comfortable with singing alone on a part with accuracy. It also helps to be familiar with... 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 »

Friday Sharing Our Stories Through Writing Group

Sharing Our Stories Through Writing  First Friday group forming now! 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 others.  Writing will... 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 »

Women’s Book Group

The women’s book group meets every first Thursday at 7:15 in the Damon room. January’s meet has been canceled. The next meeting will be February 6th. This month’s book is a lengthy one- The Good Companions by J. B. Priestly

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 »