Category: News

Christmas Eve Service

Peter Gilmartin and Julie Simmons mount our seasonal sign for our Christmas Eve service of song and lessons.

And wreaths donated by Jim Stillman grace our front doors and the door at 10 Parish Street.

Check out the Gala photos!

Did you miss the November 2 Gala or just want to relive the evening?
Hat tip to Myles Crowley for documenting the festivities, which honored District Attorney Rachael Rollins, provided an evening of music, friendship, and tasty food, and raised money for First Parish.

Click here … read more.

2019 Gala Recap and Thanks!

Board Chair Ardis Vaughan, D.A. Rachael Rollins, Interim Sr. Minister Rev. Terry Sweetser

The Trustees want to
thank Myles Crowley and his Gala committee: Jenn Cartee, Mary Elliff, Laura
Maltby, Laurie Martinelli for a wonderful evening on Saturday, November 2 at
First Parish.  It was a great event:  the … read more.

FPD to Honduras with Habitat for Humanity

Chris Gray and Laura Maltby with Habitat this summer

Travel to Honduras with First Parish Dorchester and Habitat for Humanity
Informational Meeting, Sunday, November 17, 12:30-1:30pm

Members and friends of First Parish Dorchester will have the opportunity to travel to Honduras with Habitat for Humanity next August 1 … read more.

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.