Category: WU_04-12-17

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, April 12
Choir Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary
Master Singers’ Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall
Minuteman Indivisible 7:30 p.m. Parish Hall
Thursday, April 13
Five Wishes Program 11:30 a.m. Parish Hall
Creative Callings 2:00 p.m. Parlor
Meditation Group 4:00 p.m.
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Patriots’ Day with Dan Fenn

All are welcome to join Dan Fenn, a longtime member of the Lexington Minute Men Company, on Monday, April 17th at noon when he will present, “What Really Happened That Day?”, the fascinating real story of the events on April … Read the rest

Among Us

Dorothy Smith has relocated to Minnesota, to spend her remaining days with her daughter. She is grateful, as am I, for all the members of First Parish who came to visit her over the past few months. Please keep the … Read the rest

Nonfiction Book Group Upcoming Read

The next meeting of the Nonfiction Book Group will take place on Tuesday, April 25th at 7:30pm in the Parlor.

The discussion for this month will be on the New Yorker article  “A Science of the Soul” by Joshua Rothman, … Read the rest

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

Broadway Cabaret is coming!

A Broadway Cabaret

Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 3:30 PM

First Parish in Lexington
7 Harrington Rd. Lexington, MA

Suggested Donation: $20/adults $10/Students and Seniors

(More if you can and less if you can’t – all are welcome!)


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Office Closed

The church office will be closed from Monday, April 17th through Wednesday, April 19th. Next week’s Weekly Update will be published on Thursday, April 20th. For pastoral emergencies, please call Rev. Anne at 781-862-8200 x2 or email her at… Read the rest

Note from the Board

Last Friday night was another “I’m so glad I was at First Parish” nights, when we hosted our second Voices on the Green program. Wonderful storytelling and talks (including by First Parishioners Shawna Yen, Larry Prusak, and Mary Brinton) and
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From Your Minister

My heart is still singing from the beautiful, active, wonderfully participatory Installation. Thank you to every single person who contributed to this grand event. My family was so delighted to meet you all, and we are still talking about the Read the rest

Sunday Service

What a joy that our faith leads us to rejoice in the midst of despair! Come to church this morning to be uplifted by the choir and by Rev. Anne’s message of hope. New life springs from the depths of … Read the rest

Channing Memorial Fund Deadline April 26

The Unitarian Universalist History and Heritage Society is currently holding a denomination-wide fundraiser to repair and restore the memorial stone for the Rev. William Ellery Channing at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Channing’s 1819 Baltimore Sermon crucially defined and celebrated the emergence … Read the rest

Creative Callings this Thursday

yarnAll are welcome to participate in an informal group of members and friends who enjoy fiber arts. On Thursday, bring your knitting, crocheting, beading or other fiber work and meet in the church parlor from 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm … Read the rest

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