Coming this Sunday

  • Virtual Worship Service Sunday, April 5th, 2020 Apr 5, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Worship Leader: Rev Anne Mason

    Join us in community as we gather across the airwaves, united in worship led by Rev. Anne Mason. Rip Jackson will offer beautiful music and Lisa Maria Steinberg will share a Time for All Ages.

    Be sure to stay for our virtual coffee hour, when you will be able to talk in small virtual groups in our zoom worship space.

    There are three ways to enjoy worship this Sunday:

    1. You can call in from any landline or mobile phone and listen to worship over the phone. 

    To listen to worship, call 1-929-436-2866 and then enter Meeting ID: 938611234

    2. You can watch worship through our live video stream on YouTube.

    Click here to watch on YouTube

    3. You can join worship through the Zoom video conference platform. For people who join on Zoom, you will also be able to connect with others in small groups in a virtual “break out room”. Families with children are encouraged to use the Zoom platform for the Time for Families.

    Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 938611234


How We Grow

Spring Offerings CANCELLED due to COVID-19

  • Thursday Afternoon Meditation Group Sep 5, 2019 - Jun 25, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    All in person gatherings have been cancelled until further notice All are welcome to join the Thursday Meditation Group, a drop-in group that meets each Thursday from 4:00-5:00pm in the parlor.
  • Soul Matters via Zoom Sep 8, 2019 - Jun 7, 2020
    12:00 am

    These groups have been moved for the moment to a virtual format, please contact the facilitator of your group for more information   A great way to connect with others at First Parish is through our small group ministry­ – Soul Matters. In groups of 10, we meet with a facilitator once a month to explore spirituality and personal growth using a monthly UU theme which Rev. Anne also speaks about in...

Community Events

Do Morals Matter?

Book talk by Author Joseph Nye Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 pm via Zoom   Joseph S. Nye, Jr. one of the world’s leading scholars of international relations, provides a concise  analysis of  the role of ethics in US foreign policy  working through each presidency from FDR to Trump.
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Joseph S. Nye, Jr. is University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. He has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and a Deputy Under Secretary of State, and won distinguished service awards from all three agencies. His books include The Future of Power,  The Power Game: A Washington Novel, and Do Morals Matter? He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Academy of Diplomacy. In a recent survey of international relations scholars, he was ranked as the most influential scholar on American foreign policy, and in 2011, Foreign Policy named him one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. In 2014, Japan awarded him the Order of the Rising Sun.

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