Category: WU_09-28-16

Caring Community at First Parish

lotsahelpinghandsIf you are interested in lending a hand to someone who needs it in the congregation by offering to take them a meal or giving them a ride, or if you find yourself in need of such help, please write Read the rest

This Week at First Parish


Wednesday, September 28

Choir Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary
Thursday, September 29
Meditation 4:00 p.m. Parlor
Nonfiction Book Group 7:30 p.m. Parlor
Friday, September 30
Saturday, October 1
Art Show Preparation 10:00 a.m. Parish Hall
Sunday, October 2
Worship Service 10:30
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Unity Group October Meeting


The Unity Group is a very active, inclusive, and welcoming group of women from First Parish and the wider community who meet once a month for lunch, companionship, and a program. Men are also welcome to join or come as … Read the rest

Note from the Board

chalice-logoI’m very pleased to announce that your First Parish Board has appointed four parishioners to the Shared Ministry Evaluation Committee — Brian Herrick, Board member Dave Juitt, Marty Kvaal, and Tony Siesfeld.  The Board greatly appreciates their willingness to serve

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The Great Fall Auction

auctionSave the Date! The Great Fall Auction — an amazingly fun church-wide event and important fundraiser for the church — is scheduled for November 19th, at the church. The evening includes a live auction, silent auction, highly entertaining guest auctioneers,

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Memorial Garden Service this Sunday

memorial-garden-trellisThe Memorial Garden provides a quiet sanctuary where we can enjoy the healing beauty of nature and recall the lives of First Parishioners and our loved ones. Located next to the Old Burying Ground, the Garden’s green plantings and the … Read the rest

Are You a New Empty-Nester?

empty-nestHow do you feel now that one/all of your kids are off to college or out on their own? Join us in this group meeting to talk about the changes, challenges, and joys of having either one child or your … Read the rest

Sunday Service


At the beginning of the High Holy Days, we celebrate the music and the faith which Jewish refugees brought to America. How is it for our refugees now? What would it be like if we were to truly make room … Read the rest

Nonfiction Book Group – Sept 29th

sapiensOn Thursday, September 29th at 7:30 pm in the Parlor, please join in discussing Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harar.

Sebastian Junger blurbed about Sapiens: “Thank God someone finally wrote [this] book.”

“Sapiens tackles the biggest

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