The Trustees made an offer of a one-year contract to Rev. Terry Sweetser, a seasoned UUA minister, to come to First Parish Dorchester as Interim Minister. Rev. Sweetser has accepted and will start on August 1. He recently completed an interim ministry at the Salem … read more.
We’ll be reading How to be Less Stupid about Race by Crystal Fleming every Sunday in July, 11:30-12:30 (during coffee hour). Check out the book from the BPL or support a local black business by participating in a 25% off bulk order from Frugal Bookstore … read more.
Ministerial Search Progress
This summer will be a busy time for our ministerial search at First Parish Dorchester. The Trustees voted to have a blended Search Committee to continue the process of identifying and recommending ministerial candidates that Jane Lindsay, Katherine Jenkins Djom, Tom Cunningham, Susan … read more.
Who has a Skill? Buildings and Grounds committee is to expand! Do you paint, clean, putter? Talk to Julie Simmons or Patty Hart if you have the time or talent.
And here’s Patty puttying…Someone hold that ladder!
Following an inspirational service with the theme “On Flows the River” for her final service as Interim Minister on June 9, Rev. Tricia was feted at a farewell luncheon and program in the Parish Hall.
Heartfelt remarks from Richard Kellaway, Eleanor Grady, Myles Crowley, Samantha Tan, … read more.
9 youth and 3 adults helped serve a meal at Rosie’s Place on Sunday, June 16th.
The experience culminated a Goods Drive started by Simon Fernandez-Buehrens, and was a project undertaken by the entire church community. Simon and the youth brought 5 full boxes of food … read more.
In “Dancing Through the Decades”, the BalletRox students will strut their stuff to swing, rock, disco, Broadway, and more!
The kindergarten and first graders from the Mather School who practice all year in the Parish Hall with the BalletRox program will dance a public performance at … read more.
Rev. Tricia and other interfaith clergy joined an advocacy day at the State House last week to support a range of issues related to underfunded public education in Massachusetts.
Spring is here? Our new garden say so!
Check out the new kitchen herb garden planted last Sunday in one of the raised beds in the Meeting House’s side yard. The plants were donated by Pam Goncalves; more will be added shortly. If the sun shines … read more.