Category: News

Gently used children’s clothes needed

Gently used children’s clothes needed
Laura Maltby and Chris Gray will be traveling to Paraguay with Habitat for Humanity in September. They would like to deliver children’s clothing to an organization there that helps support children ages 4 through teenagers and their families. The children in … read more.

Grandfather Clock sings again

Keith and Andrew Olson with repaired grandfather clock

Master clock magicians have cleaned and repaired our magnificent grandfather clock and it is ticking and chiming up a storm in the Allen Parlor.

The father and son team of Andrew and Keith Olson report that the clock … read more.

Welcome to Rev. Terry Sweetser!

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.

Minister Search and Interim Minister Updates

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.

Help Patty and Julie!

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!

Gratitude Luncheon for Rev. Tricia

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.

Youth serve at Rosie’s Place

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.