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Lost & Found

Sunday will be the last day B&G will be displaying the Lost and Found items in Parish Hall during coffee hour.  During the week, they may be found in the Common Room.

Please check to see if one of these is yours:  a boy’s blue and … read more.

Personal Care Item Donation Drive

Every year during March, First Parish has a month-long collection for the Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry. Please donate personal care products, which are not covered by the Federal food stamp programs. These include shampoos, lotions, dental care products, and other toiletries. Products containing alcohol or … read more.

Project Joy

Sharing our Joyful Moments

What brings you joy? A family photo, a nature walk, a piece of art, a poem or quotation, flowers, music, the Red Sox, listening to the church choir….

Project Joy is about making these moments more frequent in our everyday lives and in … read more.

Weekly Update

The email newsletter of First Parish in Lexington is published on Wednesdays at 4 pm. Submissions are due on Mondays at 10 am. Email submissions or inquiries to the church office.

Sunday Service

Against her better judgment, guest preacher the Rev. Lara Hoke will … read more.

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, March 7
 
 

Choir Rehearsal
7:30 p.m.
Sanctuary

Master Singers Rehearsal
7:30 p.m.
Parker Hall

 
 
 

Thursday, March 8
 
 

Meditation Group
4:00 p.m.
Parlor

Scrabble Club
7:30 p.m.
Parker Hall

UU Collaborative
7:30 p.m.
Common Room

 
 

Friday, March 9
 
 

LYFS Executive Team
1:00 p.m.
Green Room

 
 

Saturday, March 10
 
 

Munroe Saturday Night
7:00 p.m.
Parish Hall

 
 
 

Sunday, March 11
 
 

Choir Warm-Up
9:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Worship Service
10:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Children’s Choir Rehearsal
11:45 a.m.
Yellow Room

Climate Action Team
12:00 p.m.
Parlor

Communities without … read more.

Soul Matters

March’s Soul Matters theme is “what does it mean to be a community of balance? ”

Often when we think about balance many of us immediately think about calm and rest. Yes, balance has many more meanings than just taking a break from life. Being a … read more.

The Green Action Corner

The Climate Action Team will meet on Sunday March 11th at noon in the Parlor. Please join us!

Agenda items include:  Clean Energy Omnibus bill update; Follow-up from Tuesday, March 6th meeting with Senator Friedman; FP’s UUA Green Sanctuary status; and plans to support the Missa … read more.

Unity Group Luncheon

The next Unity Group luncheon will take place on Monday, March 12th at 12:00pm in Parker Hall. The program will be “An Evening in Naples with Austin Burns.” Austin is the tenor section leader in our Sunday choir. He is a Boston-based performer and composer … read more.

UU College of Social Justice

Seeking Spanish Speakers to Support Families in Detention

Do you, or someone you know, speak Spanish fluently? RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) in San Antonio, Texas, has an urgent need for volunteers to support families as they apply for asylum in … read more.

Among Our Own

We are sad to let you know that Carol Janota has had a stroke. While she is not yet up for visitors, her daughter Molly has told us that cards would be much appreciated. Please send them to Carol at 11 Kenmore Ave, Burlington, MA … read more.

Sunday Service

Against her better judgment, guest preacher the Rev. Lara Hoke will take a stab at revealing the answer to the biggest mystery of all in her sermon, “So, What Is the Meaning of Life?” Lara has been the consulting minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation … read more.

Weekly Update

The email newsletter of First Parish in Lexington is published on Wednesdays at 4 pm. Submissions are due on Tuesdays at 9 am. Email submissions or inquiries to the church office.

Sunday Service

In this worship time for all ages, everyone is invited to … read more.

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, February 28
 
 

Choir Rehearsal
7:30 p.m.
**Parker Hall

Master Singers Rehearsal
7:30 p.m.
Sanctuary

 
 
 

Thursday, March 1
 
 

Meditation Group
4:00 p.m.
Parlor

Scrabble Club
7:30 p.m.
Parker Hall

Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 p.m.
Parlor

 
 

Friday, March 2
 
 

LYFS Open House
5:00 p.m.
Parker Hall

Master Singers Rehearsal
7:00 p.m.
Sanctuary

 
 

Saturday, March 3
 
 

Master Singers Concert
7:00 p.m.
Sanctuary

 
 
 

Sunday, March 4
 
 

Choir Warm-Up
9:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Worship Service
10:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Sarasa Concert
3:30 p.m.
Sanctuary

OWL
4:00 p.m.
Parker Hall

SHYG
7:00 p.m.
Robinson Hall

 
 
 

Monday, … read more.

March for Our Lives

Many of our youth are planning to attend the March in support of bringing an end to mass shootings and gun violence in schools. First Parish’s Youth invite everyone to join them in this social justice action. Please contact Lisa Maria Steinberg if you … read more.

Washington/Madison Dialogue now on TV

The Washington/Madison Dialogue on Church and State, which was part of First Parish’s 325th celebration in November, is being televised by LexMedia on LETV/LEHD (Comcast ch. 9/809, RCN ch. 15/815, and Verizon ch. 36/836) as follows:

Wednesday, February 28 at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 … read more.

Soul Matters

February’s Soul Matters theme is “What does it mean to be a people of perseverance?” February is also Black History Month, so you may want to talk with your children about the perseverance that black people have demonstrated over the centuries since they were enslaved … read more.

Stewardship Drive 2018

First Parish Annual Pledge Drive
Have you received your pledge card?

Our Stewardship page is filled with information about why the pledge drive is essential to future of our church community.

Our annual budget supports everything we do:

And together our pledges are responsible for funding … read more.

News from the Board

As we come to the end of the first Phase of our capital campaign, the focus is beginning to shift from reviving our historic building to reviving our mission.

The Board has continued to consult with Dan Hotchkiss as we continue that transformation. His consistent perspective … read more.