We are a Unitarian Universalist congregation with open hearts and open doors.
We seek to deepen our spiritual and human connections.
We build community and join together to make a positive difference in the world.
Please join us!
Sunday Services, 10:00 a.m.
What’s New at First Parish
The First Parish Choir and several guest musicians, under the direction of Music Director Pauline Oliver, will present J.S. Bach’s “Magnificat,” the renowned musical setting of the Biblical canticle of the same name. Boston Conservatory vocalists Michaela Voltz, Frankie Compofelice, and John Bitsas will perform with the choir and its own soloists, accompanied by a 17-piece orchestra.
The Rev. Dr. Stephanie May will deliver the homily, “In Promise of Birth.”
In our Spiritual and Ethical Exploration for Kids (SEEK) Program, we are welcoming Sharon Engler, a music enrichment specialist. She will be offering the children a fun hands-on musical experience.
Sunday Service Ushers
Greeters & Ushers are a vital part of creating a welcoming experience for all at our Sunday worship services.
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A 4:00 p.m. multigenerational service that will feature a fun and interactive presentation of the Nativity story (in which anyone can participate); and a service at 7:00 p.m. with carols, readings, and a homily. Each service will include a special, candlelit...read more
Thursday, December 21, 7:00 p.m., Vestry. Join Rev. Stephanie for song, silence, darkness, and light.read more
Saturday, December 2, 2:00 p.m., Sanctuary. Please enter through the Commons. Doors to the Meetinghouse will open for seating at 1:00pm. Reception with artwork to follow in the Vestry and Commons. We anticipate a very large gathering and strongly encourage carpooling....read more
Sunday, December 3, 4:30 p.m., Meetinghouse Steps & Vestry Come greet Santa, ring some sleigh bells, and sing in the holiday season with family, friends, and neighbors to the accompaniment of The Sudbury Valley New Horizons Band and led by the Rev. Maddie...read more
Sunday, November 19, 7:00 p.m., Congregation Or Atid. Join your neighbors in a special service of gratitude. Sponsored by WILA, the Wayland Interfaith Leaders Association.read more
Saturday, November 4, 8:00 pm., Vestry The Boxcar Lilies and John Henry will be live and on stage. There are just a few tickets left so act fast if you want to hear the fabulous sound of this harmonizing Americana trio. Click here for a sneak preview. Thanks to the...read more
To be a vibrant, multi-generational community and a sanctuary for diverse beliefs and passions, joyfully offering our hearts and hands to foster a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world.
To Build Community
by forging caring connections and supporting one another through the joys, sorrows and mysteries of life.
To Search for Meaning
by creating opportunities for all ages to explore values and principles that orient and guide us through life.
To Deepen Our Spirituality
by gathering to share words and music, by nurturing private moments of reflection, and by cultivating reverence.
To Make a Better World
by engaging in compassionate service and promoting social justice.