Friday Movie on the Lawn: “Hamilton”

For the remainder of the summer we’ll alternate between the 1630 Band and movies.

Friday, September 18, 7pm – Movie version of the musical “Hamilton”

This week’s red carpet special: The movie of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s famed musical Hamilton. 

Hip hop, R&B, soul, pop, and show tunes meet Hamilton, Washington, … read more.

Welcome to Rev. Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd!

Rev. Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd to join First Parish Dorchester
The Board of Trustees, on the enthusiastic recommendation of the Hiring Committee, Pam Goncalves, Myles Crowley and Mary Fernandez-Buehrens, voted unanimously to hire Revered Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd to be the minister of First Parish Dorchester. Reverend Elizabeth will start … read more.

New Member Classes

Interested in First Parish

Great! Come learn more about this
congregation that is long on history, relevant in the present, and eager to
welcome you.

Rev. Terry and members of the
congregation will offer 3 sessions
for those interested in learning more
about First Parish.

Sunday, March 1, 12:30-1:30Basics of … read more.

COVID-19 Update

We’re Back! In-person and Zoom

Since mid-March 2020 we conducted services by Zoom and in the yard last summer when weather permitted. As of Sunday, June 13, 2021, we are moving to a “hybrid” model, in-person and by Zoom.

If you are comfortable attending in-person … read more.

Get your First Parish T-Shirt!

New First Parish Dorchester T-shirts are now available for all members and friends. Many thanks to the Membership Committee, especially Michelle Oyie, for making this happen. The shirts will be available at all upcoming First Parish in person events, or contact Laura Maltby (… read more.

Help plant sunflowers

Help us make FPD even more welcoming by planting sunflowers! Saturday, May 29th at 10 AM.
Rain date: Saturday, June 5.
Everyone is welcome at this kid-friendly gardening event! Bring your friends and neighbors! 
We’ll be putting in sunflower seeds and seedlings around the periphery of the yard. … read more.

Cookies and Pledges!

First Parish hosted a Pledge Party on Wednesday evening, April 21, to gather together and make pledges for the support of our parish for the coming year. Homemade cookies were delivered to congregants and enjoyed along with fellowship in a highly successful kickoff to our … read more.

Easter Festivities on the Lawn

This Sunday, April 4th, from 1-3:00 pm, we will have an Easter Festival on the Lawn of First Parish Dorchester. There will be 8 stations of possible activities celebrating New Life and Transformation.  (One station for each of our UU principles, including the … read more.

Spring=Gardening! April 3

Work day in the yard: Saturday, April 3, 8am-12/1pm Spring=Gardening! Volunteers needed to help hang the new Black Lives Matter banner; clean-up in the recently planted areas; install path fencing; do some general yard cleaning; and possibly plant an ornamental tree in the memory garden. Bring … read more.