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.

Kingsley dedication of RE rooms


On Sunday, September 16,we re-dedicated the RE rooms in honor of Lowell and Charlotte Kingsley, who gave so much time and love to First Parish over many decades, especially to the children of First Parish. The new carpeting and fresh … read more.

RE gears up!

This Sunday kicks off our Sunday School!
We will be planting the blueberry bush that was watered in the Water Communion service last Sunday, trusting that it will grow and be cared for as we grow and care for each other. (So kids should be prepared … read more.

Summer Service Lineup – 10 am

Many thanks to all FPD members who have agreed to lead worship during the summer months, continuing the First Parish tradition of lay worship leaders in the summer:

July 1:  Melissa Nussbaum Freeman
July 8: Bruce Shatswell
July 15: Chris Montani
July 22: Kit Binns
July … read more.

Board of Trustees Officers Elected


The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that at its June 19th meeting, it elected Ardis Vaughan, chair; Julie Simmons and Marcia Hubelbank, co-vice-chairs; and Melissa Wender, secretary; all are effective July 1st.

Many thanks to our retiring officers Myles Crowley, chair; Julia Thompson, vice-chair; … read more.

Honoring our RE teachers with donations!

To honor our dedicated Religious Education teachers, First Parish Dorchester is making small donations in their honor to causes and organizations chosen by each teacher. Thank you, teachers!

Here are our teachers and links to their choices. Follow the links to see the inspiring work supported … read more.