We are hopeful about the future of First Parish and will be celebrating a cardinal step forward with the installation of Rev. Elka as our 25th settled minister. It would be wonderful if numerous congregants, friends, community members and religious professionals are present for this service … read more.
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.
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.
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Rev. Terry and members of the
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about First Parish.
Sunday, March 1, 12:30-1:30 – Basics of … read more.
Eastern Service Workers Association (ESWA) conducted their long running annual Annual Thanksgiving Food Distribution from our parish hall in the Meeting House on Monday, Nov. 22nd. . Volunteers and staff assembled donated by many vendors into bags. Volunteers then delivered them directly to about seventy families, mainly … read more.
This Saturday, 8am-1pm at FPD
We’re gathering Saturday morning to do a clean-up in advance of Rev. Elka’s installation service on November 6. Please join if you can.
Questions? Check with Myles Crowley firstname.lastname@example.org
All are encouraged to join us for a BBQ on Friday, September 10 to celebrate the final Friday evening event of the 2021 summer. We’ll start at 6 pm, with wonderful music starting at 7 pm. First Parish will provide hamburgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs and … read more.
Caleb McCoy is a Dorchester native, musician, rapper and producer who brands his style as OAK music (One of A Kind). Caleb likes to make music and tell his personal stories hoping they will connect with the audience. 6 p.m. activities for kids and picnicking 7-8 p.m. music by Caleb … read more.
Filmmaker Raouf Zaki, movie producer and award winning director, will be joining us on the lawn at First Parish to screen three of his serious and humorous films, followed by a time for questions and discussion. The evening will include these short films: Not Your Average Arab (19 min), … read more.
Friday Evenings on the Lawn, August 20 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kera M Washington will be leading us in Drumming for All Ages starting at 7pm
Kera is the Director of Yanvalou Drum & Dance at Wellesley College; a Music Teacher at Mather Elementary School;
Leader of Zili … read more.
We are honored to welcome The Paradoxides String Quartet back to First Parish. The quartet features violinists Anna Fernandez-Buehrens and Liz Maloney, violist David Fastovsky, and cellist Paul Hall. The members of the quartet have been playing together in a variety of orchestras and chamber groups for more … read more.
As part of the August 6 Summer on the Lawn series, we folded paper cranes to memorialize the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. The film Paper Lanterns, was also shown, which is about the atomic bomb survivor Shigeaki Mori and his lifelong effort to … read more.
Fun and comradery for all ages! Come, picnic and listen to music while creating your robot using recycled material and multiple colors of tape. This intergenerational art activity will be led by Jerry Beck, artist and executive director of ArtSpace. who will arrive in the 1952 … read more.