This annual service is a time to remember those beloved to us who have died. You are invited to bring photos of deceased family members and friends to place on the altar. This year we plan to link the service and fellowship hour by asking … read more.
Rev. Tricia Brennan
The holy and ordinary sanctuaries in our lives offer us rest, safety, and comfort. We can want to stay in these places forever- but life and our faith calls us somewhere else. We are meant to rest and risk
This service will offer an opportunity to consider how we, as Unitarian Universalists, embody our principles during times of transition, letting go of barriers by opening our doors to the world. Our lives are full of stories and these stories are the foundations of … read more.
Can you envision a world where forgiveness is sought and given as a normal part of life, a world where children are taught to forgive, not just by parents and teachers but by the example of all? Facing the truth that we’ve hurt others, or … read more.
“Where there is no vision, the people perish,” is an oft-quoted biblical proverb. Vision comes from within us, yet is made real in the grit, grime and beauty of the world around us. What do you envision for your life, what do you … read more.
We start the church year proper this Sunday with the traditional Water Communion service and festive Welcome Back Potluck. Please bring a small amount of water, either from a place of significance or from your tap, to contribute to our water … read more.
Blessings do abound in our lives and in our world. Seeing the blessings, sharing the blessings, being the blessing are central elements of the life of faith. Join us in the last service of the official church year, when, among other things, we thank Rev. … read more.
This year has truly been a journey in RE. We have gotten disoriented, perhaps confused, and uncertain where our faith and our lives may be heading. But we have also leaned on each other as we find our way and travel together towards a spiritual … read more.
First Parish has been around for a long time – close to 400 years. Time enough to have stories aplenty, time enough to have ebbs and flows of vitality, time enough for buildings to be built, burned down, built again, bought, sold, and renovated. Is … read more.
“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time, “ said poet Mary Oliver. The spiritual theme for the month of May … read more.