Category: WU_03-22-17

Final Week for Personal Care Donations

This Sunday, please fill up the baskets with personal care items for the March drive for Lexington Food Pantry. The baskets will be by the doors through the end of the month. Items such as shampoos, lotions, dental care products, … Read the rest

Among Our Own

The memorial service for Jan Aldrich is coming up on Saturday, April 1st at 11:30 AM. Rev. Helen Cohen will be officiating this service because Rev. Anne will be in England all week.

Please hold in your hearts the family … Read the rest

Local News Coverage of Rev. Anne

As part of their Building Community series, the Lexington Minuteman featured Rev. Anne in their March 16th edition! In case you missed it, the article is below.


Anne Mason, First Parish Church’s new minister, is … Read the rest

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, March 22
Choir Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary
Master Singers’ Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall
Thursday, March 23
Creative Callings 2:00 p.m. Parlor
Meditation Group 4:00 p.m. Parlor
Scrabble Club 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall
Saturday, March 25
Private Rentals 1:00
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Focalpoint Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the April edition of the Focalpoint is this Friday, March 24th at 10:00am. Please forward information on programs, events, and committee happenings to Jane Foley in the office. Thanks!


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From Your Minister

This week brings me a full awareness of the joy and the sorrow that are intertwined in life. It is the fullness of existence that I experience in ministry and in my own life, which makes me all the more … Read the rest

Important – Parking for Installation

Due to the high number of visitors and guests expected for Rev. Anne’s Installation, we ask all First Parishioners who are able to please park in St. Brigid’s lot at 2001 Massachusetts Avenue and walk to the church.

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Lexington Town-Wide Survey

The Town of Lexington wants to hear from you! The town-wide survey is being conducted to investigate residents’ opinions regarding issues in seven categories:

  • Diversity
  • Economic development
  • Educational issues
  • Environment
  • Physical character
  • Town government
  • Town services

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This Week in Social Action Ministry

The 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

Five Wishes Program Offering

Join Rev. Anne and Lisa Maria Steinberg for an interactive discussion and process for end of life planning using the popular Five Wishes® Program. You may have made financial and other legal arrangements for when you die, but have you … Read the rest

Mayfair News

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Have you started your spring cleaning? Or ridding your attic/basement of stuff you no longer want or use? No place to store those books from your winter reading? Have you given up … Read the rest

Lexington’s Interfaith Garden: Diggings and Doings

If it’s April, it’s spring at Lexington’s Interfaith Garden just opposite the church parking lot.

This month, we’re off and digging—preparing the soil and hopefully planting peas, lettuce, and beets—the cool weather crops. We garden with volunteers from over a … Read the rest

Annual Pledge Drive Update

As Pledge Team member Katie O’Hare Gibson stated in church last Sunday, we are off to a great start in this year’s Annual Pledge Drive.  Thanks very much to everyone who has pledged so far.

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Sunday Service

Every week we affirm that the ‘Quest for Truth is a sacrament” of this church. What does truth mean in an age where anyone can gain publicity for a truth they may stake a claim to? With our religious history Read the rest

This Weekend – Minns Lectures 2017

The Minns Lectures, an annual presentation on important issues for Unitarian Universalists and the world, will explore the history of UUism and racial issues. The lectures will take place on Friday evening, March 31, at 6:00 p.m., at First Church … Read the rest

Food Donations for Installation

If you’re wondering how you can help with Rev. Anne’s Installation celebration, food donations will be gratefully accepted!

In addition to the usual veggies/fruits/dips/crackers, we’re asking FPers to bring food with a New England flavor, i.e. clam dip, finger rolls … Read the rest

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