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This Sunday

Blessing of the Backpacks
August 28, 2016
10 a.m.

This special back-to-school service will lead all ages — school-bound or not — to reflect on the touchstones in our lives that remind us of our strength and that we are loved. Led by the Rev. Dr. Stephanie May and Kate Holland, Director of Lifespan Spiritual & Ethical Exploration. This service will be outside, weather permitting, or in the Vestry.

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.

Blessing of the Backpacks

Join us on Sunday morning, August 28, at 10am for a special back-to-school service that will help participants of all ages — school-bound or not — reflect on the touchstones in our lives that remind us of our strength and that we are loved. Led by the Rev....

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The Community Life Committee will be kicking off the church year with Fellowship Dinners on Saturday, September 24th. This will be a chance to get together in small groups for potluck dinner at each other’s homes. Details will follow in early September, but meanwhile...

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

Spiritual and Ethical Exploration

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.