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.

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.

FPD Celebrates 391st Birthday

First Parish Dorchester’s 391th Birthday Party
An on-line fundraiser and celebration of our community
Saturday, March 20, 2021, 6pm

The First Parish Dorchester annual gala and Meetinghouse Award celebration has been a regular fundraising event in our Dorchester community for over 10 years. COVID has challenged all of us, but … read more.

FPD to be Vaccine Site

First Parish is working with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) for them to use our Parish Hall and Allen Parlor as a COVID-19 vaccination site in Dorchester. 

We are proud to help provide this service, but please be aware that the site is … read more.

Bell Rings for COVID Victims

On Tuesday January 19th at 5:30pm, in a splendid and moving light and sound show, with the great tower bell pealing out over Meetinghouse Hill, First Parish joined the nation in mourning those who have died in the COVID pandemic, honoring those who suffered and … read more.

Who says yard work isn’t fun?

On Sunday afternoon, November 22, FPD folks gathered to rake leaves and generally put the yard to bed for the winter. Here we have Ardis, Melissa and Trevor  taking the opportunity to play in the leaves!

Yard work on Sunday

Would you like to add some physical activity to your spiritual activity on Sunday, November 22? 

Some of us will gather at 1:00 PM to do yard work. All are welcome!

Black Nativity films At First Parish

Boston’s Black Nativity looked forward to celebrating it’s 50th annual production this year –  the longest run anywhere of the play written by Langston Hughes.  While it is not be possible to mount a live show, the anniversary will be celebrated at a “virtual” Gala and in … read more.