Creating a New Story

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.

Mother Love, and then some…


It isn’t limited to mothers- or women, and that powerful love of that which is your treasure changes us all and changes the world. What or who is your pearl of great price, that which orients your life and for whom or for which you … read more.

Leaving Room for Surprise

“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.