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This Sunday

Nov. 29, 2015
10:00 am

“Finding Refuge in a Shared World”

In a world criss-crossed with multiple boundaries of nation and state, what are the moral issues of opening — or closing — borders to some, but not to others? Join us for a service led by the Rev. Dr. Stephanie May.

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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.

A Prayer for Paris

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris, and all those who grieve. We share here a prayer offered by the Rev. Eric Cherry, director of the UUA’s International Office: Holy One, our hearts are torn, broken, and battered. Even across an ocean from... read more

Continuing the Conversation on Race

Following the Community Conversation on Race last June, our minister, the Rev. Dr. Stephanie May, has been talking with the Rev. Ted Crass of the Community United Methodist Church, Wayland, about continuing these discussions about race. In the coming months, Stephanie... read more

November Theme: Being Mortal

During November we are exploring what it means to be mortal. What does it mean to live knowing that we will die? How do we love when we risk losing those we love to death? How do we talk about death as well as prepare and even plan for death? Such weighty questions... read more

Dining For Dollars Returns!

Hungry? Whether you’re craving great food, great company or (ideally) both, Dining for Dollars has something for you. Warm, comforting cheese fondue? A jazzy dinner and concert? Perhaps an Irish lunch on St. Paddy’s Day? Or how about a family Gingerbread... read more


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.