Category: WU_12-07-16

Solstice Music Sunday

solsticeOn Sunday morning, December 18, the First Parish Sanctuary Choir, directed by Rip Jackson, will present a special Music Sunday celebrating the winter solstice at the 10:30 AM service. Through beautiful music and the poetry, the powerful transformation from darkness … Read the rest

This Week at First Parish

Wednesday, December 7
Choir rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Common Room
Thursday, December 8    
LRE Committee Meeting 10:30 a.m. Lisa Maria’s Office
Creative Callings 2:00 p.m. Parlor
Meditation 4:00 p.m. Parlor
Empty Nesters Group 7:00 p.m. Minister’s
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Art Show in the Gallery

will-gibbonsBeginning on December 7th, the First Parish Art Gallery in Parish Hall will feature photographs from the Boston Beings series by Will Gibbons, which will run through January 31st. Will writes:

“On September 24th 2014, I started walking around … Read the rest

New Year’s Morning at First Parish

yogaStart your new year off doing the ancient practice of yoga and meditation. Gather New Year’s morning at 11:30 am in the warmth and quiet of Parish Hall for this interfaith and intergenerational service, where Brenda Prusak, an experienced yoga … Read the rest

B&G Work Party, Part 2

church-work-partyThis Saturday, December 10th from 8:00AM to 12:00PM, the Buildings and Grounds Committee is running its Second Work Party to finish getting the church cleaned up and ready for winter.

You may have noticed the work done by a fun … Read the rest

A Note from the Board

Tom-RichHave you noticed lately how much cleaner the kitchen has been compared to past years? As with other efforts at First Parish, this doesn’t happen by magic!  It takes volunteers.  So I want to thank the “Ad hoc, Temporary Kitchen
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Special Plate Donation this Sunday

lexrapOn December 11th, the donation plate will be given to Lexington Refugee Assistance Program. LexRAP is a grass roots organization that started a little over a year ago when Marianne Boswell sent an email to the Lexington Listserv and to … Read the rest

Unity Group December Program

Rip_284x210Music and gardening are the perfect combination to counteract the dark, cold days of December. Rip Jackson, Director of Music, will give a program featuring these two of his numerous talents for the Unity Group, and guests, at their meeting … Read the rest

Women’s March on Washington

womens-marchMembers of the First Parish in Wayland have organized a bus and lodging to attend the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, January 21, 2017. If you are interested in joining them, the invitation is below.


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Holiday Workshop – Saturday!

img_1301The annual Holiday Workshop will take place Saturday, December 10, from 9 AM – 12 Noon. This event is a wonderful chance to get into the spirit of the season by making crafts and cards and enjoying the company of … Read the rest

Sunday Service

sanctuaryWhen Mary, mother of Jesus, found that she was with child, scripture ascribes some powerful words to her. Mary sings of a time when the proud will fall because of the conceit of their hearts. In these ancient words we

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Christmas Eve Casting Call

2015pagaent-1Now casting for Christmas Eve’s 5:00 service nativity story! Looking for children, youth, and adults to participate in all the various roles of the nativity scene. Most parts have one or two short lines, but animals don’t. Children who are

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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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