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Check here for weather cancelations!

If this Sunday’s service (January 20) is cancelled because of the impending snow storm, there will be an announcement here. Also, FPD service cancellations will be posted on Fox 25, WHDH 7/CW56, and WBZ 4/Channel 38.

Big turnout to meet Commissioner Gross

Boston Police Commissioner William Gross joined First Parish on January 11 for our monthly potluck dinner. William Gross is Boston’s first African American Commissioner and he started his career on the force in Dorchester. Over 75 FPD members, friends and neighbors, (including his … read more.

Financial Plan Approved

The First Parish membership met on Sunday, December 2, 2018 and voted to approve the Motion to create a financial plan for the church’s endowment.    The plan was developed by our Treasurer, Sherman Zemler -Wu and recommended by the Finance Committee and Trustees. There was … read more.

Pink Envelope Sunday Update

 Congratulations First Parish, we raised $416.00 in November for the Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund.  Over 7,000 residents in areas of Andover, Lawrence and North Andover have been without gas service and heat since the September 13 Columbia Gas explosions.  In December we raised over … read more.

FPD Special Meeting on Financial Plan

First Parish Special Meeting to vote on the financial investment plan
Sunday, December 2

Our congregation voted to sell the manse property at our Annual Meeting in May. There will be a Special Meeting of the Congregation on Sunday, December 2, 2018 for our membership to … read more.

Grieving for Tree of Life

First Parish Dorchester grieves with the families and loved ones of the eleven members of the Tree of Life Synagogue killed in an anti-semitic attack on October 27th. We share the statement of Susan Frederick-Gray, the President of the UUA:

We grieve with those who are … read more.