Category: WU_08-31-16

This Week at First Parish

calendarBeginning with this Weekly Update, the calendar that had been published in the order of service each week will now be published here. All church events (committee meetings, rehearsals, adult programs, and children/youth activities) will be featured. It may be … Read the rest

A Note from the Board

Tom-RichThis coming Sunday is the final week of our summer services series, when Elisabeth Jas, Worship Associate and former Board Chair, will be preaching on Going The Distance. I want to thank everyone who helped make our summer services possible … Read the rest

Creative Callings, a/k/a Fiber Arts


All are welcome to participate in an informal group of members and friends who enjoy fiber arts. We gather in the church parlor each first and third Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for a low-key time of fellowship … Read the rest

Welcome to our New Alto Soloist

Julia-JaffeFirst Parish welcomes our new Alto Soloist, Julia Jaffe! She will begin singing with the choir in September.

Julia Jaffe, was born in Minsk, Belarus, where she attended a specialized music school majoring in piano. At age 15 she immigrated … Read the rest

Children’s Choir Rehearsals

The First Parish Children’s Choir Children's-Choir is growing children’s music ministry at First Parish. They rehearse on Sunday mornings from 11:45 to 12:45 in the yellow classroom beginning in mid September. They sing in the morning church services every 6 weeks … Read the rest

A Message from the Cooking and Cleaning Corner

no spongesFrom your Ad Hoc, One-Year Kitchen Committee – Amy Breiting, Carolyn Fleiss, and Marty Kvaal:

Have you ever felt distaste upon entering our kitchens? Dirty sponges? Unwiped counters? Old food composting itself in the fridge?  Maybe even a former mouse? … Read the rest

Social Hour Host List

First Parish invites each of you to participcoffee urnate in hospitality by hosting our Sunday morning social hour one time each year. The lead host brings milk for coffee or tea and coordinates with the team; the other invitees each
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Sunday Worship

sanctuaryJoin Elisabeth Jas as she shares the unexpected lessons she learned on a hiking trip in her sermon, Going the Distance.

“The trek was described as 73 miles with 25 pounds of personal gear. In the end, we traveled

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First Parish Sanctuary Choir Rehearsals

FP Africa Concert May 15, 2016 Best

In September, the sanctuary choir will resume rehearsing on Wednesday evenings and singing on Sunday mornings. Below is the September choir schedule. If you would like to try us out, please feel free to start coming to rehearsals or the … Read the rest

Lifespan Religious Education News 2016-2017

Sunday Morning Registration

The church year will here before you know it! September 11th is our Ingathering Service of Water Communion and is an all ages service. Pre-K through middle school classes start on September 18th. Our Nursery is open … Read the rest

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Lexington Food Pantry

Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry Please help our neighbors who rely on the Lexington Food Pantry to feed their families. There are two baskets by the front doors for donations of non-perishable food items, as well as in the bin outside of the church office. … Read the rest