Author: Admin

Special Collection and Donation Drive

Every year during March, First Parish has a month-long collection for the Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry.

There are two ways you can help. First, please donate personal care products, which are not covered by the Federal food stamp programs. These include shampoos, lotions, dental care products, … read more.

Sunday Service

In this worship time for all ages, everyone is invited to explore together in thought, word, and deed. What does it mean to live out our seven principles? Every week we declare that “service is our prayer.”  What might it look like to use our … 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

Mid-winter muck getting you down? Need some color in your life? Come and … read more.

This Week at First Parish

Thursday, February 22

Meditation Group
4:00 p.m.
Parlor

Scrabble Club
7:30 p.m.
Parker Hall

UU Climate Collaborative
7:30 p.m.
Common Room

Saturday, February 24

Sound Journey with Nirmal Chandraratna
7:30 p.m.
Sanctuary

Sunday, February 25

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

Worship Service
10:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Climate Action Team
11:45 a.m.
Parlor

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

SHYG
7:00 p.m.
Robinson Hall

Monday, February 26

Staff Meeting
11:00 a.m.
Minister’s Office

LYFS Board Meeting
6:00 p.m.
Parker Hall

Tuesday, February … read more.

Sarasa Ensemble Concert

The next Sarasa Ensemble Concert being held at First Parish will be on Sunday, March 4th at 3:30pm.

“Les délices de la solitude” – Introducing the exemplary musician and gambist, Reiko Ichise, to our Sarasa family, this intimate program provides clear evidence why the bass … read more.

Collection for Lexington Food Pantry

Every year during March, First Parish has a month-long collection for the Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry. There are two ways you can help during the month. First, please donate personal care products, which are not covered by the Federal food stamp programs. These include shampoos, … read more.

New UU Workshop

New to Unitarian Universalist thought? New to First Parish? Want a chance to get to know our minister and like-minded people? Please come to the New UU Workshop!

Reverend Anne Mason and the Members and Friends Committee invite you to join them on Saturday, March 3rd … read more.

Coat Racks and Lost & Found

New coat racks have been added and old ones relocated. They can now be found in Parish Hall, the Common Room, the lower level vestibule by the restroom, and the lower level rear vestibule by the entrance to Parker Hall. No more need to pile … read more.

The Green Corner

News & Action
from the
First Parish Climate Action Team

Climate Action Team Meeting this Sunday, February 25th after worship at 11:45 in the Parlor. The agenda will include:  Update on the new Omnibus Climate Bill; next steps FP Green Sanctuary Renewal Actions; FP Earth Day Plans. For … read more.

Soul Matters

February’s Soul Matters theme is “What does it mean to be a people of perseverance?” Here are a few questions from the Soul Matters materials for you to ponder and discuss, by yourself or with others.

It is said that people who persevere don’t just struggle … read more.

News from the Board

At our February meeting, the Board took action on two different fronts, both of which are intended to strengthen the church’s capacity for future success in achieving the congregation’s mission.

The first front focused on governance – how can we become more effective in making decisions, … read more.

Focalpoint Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the March issue of The Focalpoint is Friday, February 23rd at 12:00pm. Please send news and events to admin@fplex.org.

 

Sunday Service

Mid-winter muck getting you down? Need some color in your life? Come and celebrate Holi – the ancient Hindu festival of color. Rev. Anne will offer readings and teachings from the Hindu sacred tradition as Rip Jackson and the choir collaborate with our NYC-based guest musician, Nirmal … 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

In a follow-up sermon to her MLK sermon, Rev. Anne continues … read more.

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, February 14
 
 

Choir Rehearsal
7:30 p.m.
Sanctuary

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

 
 
 

Thursday, February 15
 
 

New England LREDA Meeting
11:00 a.m.
Common Room

Meditation Group
4:00 p.m.
Parlor

Scrabble Club
7:30 p.m.
Parker Hall

 
 

Friday, February 16
 
 

Roaring Jelly Contra Dancing
8:00 p.m.
Parish Hall

 
 

Sunday, February 18
 
 

Worship Service
10:30 a.m.
Sanctuary

Sol y Canto Concert to Benefit Puerto Rico
4:00 p.m.
Sanctuary

OWL
4:00 p.m.
Parker Hall

SHYG
7:00 p.m.
Robinson Hall

 
 
 

Monday, February … read more.

Saturday – Sound Journey with Nirmal Chandraratna

Sound Journey

with Nirmal Chandraratna

Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 PM

Free Will Offering

First Parish welcomes Nirmal Chandraratna, a New York City-based Kirtan artist and composer with a passion for nurturing connection – to spirit, to community, and to one’s … read more.

Sol y Canto Concert

Sol y Canto Trio with Cecilia Zabala 

(Benefit for Puerto Rico)

Sunday, February 18th at 4PM

Join us on Sunday, February 18th at 4pm for an afternoon of traditional and original Latin American Music featuring Sol y Canto and Cecilia Zabala. Cambridge-based … read more.

From Your Minister

There is a wonderful confluence of events today.  It is Valentine’s Day – a day to celebrate love in all of the ways it shows up in our lives. It is also the beginning of the season of Lent, when our Christian neighbors will begin … read more.