Welcome to First Parish in Wayland

We are a Unitarian Universalist community with open hearts and open doors. Join us!

This Sunday

Summer Services at First Parish in Wayland

10 a.m.

Informal, lay-led services take place over the summer months. Click here for our schedule and topics. Please join us!

Regular church services begin again on Sunday, September 11, 2016.


At First Parish we seek to deepen our connections, both spiritual and human. We build community and work together to make a positive difference in the world. We are a Welcoming Congregation and a Green Sanctuary. Please join us! To learn more about Unitarian Universalism, click here.

Super hero kidsSEEKing Super Kids for our Free Summer Super Heroes Program!

Aug. 24 – 25, 2016, for kids in Kindergarten through Grade Five: Develop your super powers! Join us to feel the power of working in the world for kindness and justice. Older kids are welcome as helpers. Click here for details. 

Coming Together to Heal Heartache and Injustice

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following the news of police officers murdered in Dallas, Texas: “On Thursday evening during a peaceful protest for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile,...

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In the Wake Of the Orlando Shooting

On the evening of Sunday, June 12, Rev. Stephanie May sent the following message to the First Parish Community: Dear First Parish Community, Yesterday a team of youth and adults led by Haley Kulow, our youth coordinator, represented First Parish in Wayland in the...

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Celebrate Flower Sunday With Us on June 12

Sunday, June 12 at 10am is Flower Sunday, when we celebrate our many blessings and share the bounty and beauty of spring flowers. Bring a cut flower to the service, and take home a different one. This year, we’re also going Hawaiian: wear your floweriest outfit...

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Join in the Pride Parade, Sat. June 11

The Youth of First Parish encourage everyone to join together and march in the Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 11. If you’d like to carpool into Boston, meet at First Parish at 9:30am on Saturday. Together the group will attend a short, 11am service at...

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Your June Unitarian Newsletter is Here!

Read all about it! The June Unitarian, our monthly newsletter, is full of information on recent news and upcoming events. Wondering what to wear or bring to Flower Sunday? Who recently signed the Membership Book? When the Summer Service on Gender Inequality in STEM...

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We are a Unitarian Universalist congregation that affirms human dignity, community action, freedom of religious thought, and the power of love.

Spiritual and Ethical Education

We view spiritual growth as an integral part of every person’s life, in every stage and every age. Come learn with us as we seek to build meaningful lives.

Social Action

We are actively engaged in community service and social justice work throughout the region as we strive to make a positive difference in the world.