Category: News

Fair Foods back in action

Our Fair Foods partners have been slowly and carefully reopening and are now back in full force, practicing careful COVID-19 protocols. They are staging in the Parish Hall, and distributing their delicious and healthy $2 bags of vegetables, fruits, and bread to hundreds each Friday … read more.

First Outside Service!

With Chris Montani leading, First Parish had its first in-person service on Sunday July 12 in the churchyard. Our hybrid service also included people on Zoom from home and it went very well. We hope to have more outside services with appropriate physical distancing!

Summer Services begin

With our July 5th service, we begin our summer series of lay-led services. This First Parish tradition offers the chance to experience our community from the perspectives of some of our amazing members. We start with Lucas Gonzalez Milliken and Kat Oyie examining what it … read more.

First Parish joins fight to save Black lives

First Parish Dorchester statement of support for  Black Lives Matter Rally Dorchester, June 19, 2020 and the Unitarian Universalist Association call for confronting and ending anti-Blackness

The Board of Trustees of First Parish Dorchester, a nearly 400-year old historic Unitarian Universalist congregation released the following … read more.

Laura Maltby elected Board Chair

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Laura Maltby has been elected to be the new Chair of the Board, effective July 1, 2020.  The outgoing and incoming board met on June 16 and the new board voted unanimously for Laura.  Laura has … read more.

Mather School Garden Volunteers Needed

A new volunteer network of Boston area teachers, garden educators, and food justice activists called Growing Resilience has just been given permission to grow food in unused garden beds at BPS schools during the closure and this summer. The harvests will be distributed to Boston … read more.

Annual Meeting Highlights

Highlights from the virtual May 31 First Parish Dorchester Annual Meeting include:

Election of Pam Goncalves and Deirdre Murphy as trusteesRe-election of Treasurer Sherman Zemler-Wu, Secretary Susan Lush, and Financial Secretary Myles CrowleyAuthorization for FPD to sell the parking lot to the city for a new … read more.