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Voices on the Green Premieres January 27th

What do playwright Don Cohen, poet Cammy Thomas, photographer Zoe Perry-Wood, jazz musician Jeff Leonard and neuroscientist Todd Rose have in common? They’re all Voices on the Green!

Each event in First Parish’s new community-focused series will feature a central … Read the rest

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, January 4
Choir rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Common Room
Thursday, January 5
Meditation 4:00 p.m. Parlor
Saturday, January 7
Painting Party 8:00 a.m. Parker Hall
Pieter Svenson’s Eagle Scout Ceremony 3:00 p.m. Sanctuary
Sunday, January 8
Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
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Social Action Ministry: Faith in Action

change-the-worldThe Social Action Ministry (SAM) at First Parish comes from our Unitarian Universalist faith based on the values of love, justice, community and responsibility. We do this within the supportive environment of our broader church community and the mission of … Read the rest

MLK Community Day of Service

mlk-day-of-servicePlease join members of First Parish and the greater Lexington community on Monday, January 16th for the fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Day when more than 400 volunteers from throughout Lexington gather for a variety of services … Read the rest

Buildings & Grounds Update

first_parish_winter_croppedOur historic church building and its grounds need lots of ongoing care, and a goodly share of that care is provided by cheerful volunteers.  Here are some of their recent accomplishments:

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News from the Board

Tom-RichA Happy New Year to all First Parish members and friends!  The beginning of the new year is a good time to make sure your calendars are marked with church wide special events.  Here are a few:

  • January 27th is
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From Your Minister: Where Do We Go From Here?

conversationOn Tuesday, Jan. 10th at noon, Rev. Anne will hold a discussion in Parish Hall exploring our continuing reactions to the political shift in this country. As we approach the Inauguration, some of us may want to consider what actions … Read the rest

Unity Group Luncheon, Monday, January 9th


All are welcome to the next Unity Group luncheon and program, which will take place on Monday, January 9th. This month’s program will be “Fairy Homes and Gardens,” presented by author Ashley Rooney of Lexington who, along with Barbara Purchia … Read the rest

Sunday Service


The prophet Micah has famously taught us that we are required to “do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.” Using feminist biblical interpretation, Rev. Anne will explore what this ancient Jewish prophet might teach us today in

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