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
“A Common Table”
The Rev. Dr. Stephanie May
On this Thanksgiving weekend, many people sit down to share a special meal with family, friends, or strangers.Why does food so often have such a prominent place in our cultural and religious practices? In what ways does food bring us together?
Sunday Service Ushers
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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
Tuesday, October 24, 7:30 p.m., Minister's Office Join in a discussion of this heartwarming and hilarious memoir by Chris Edwards, former Wayland resident, about his gender journey and transition. Chris will discuss his book at the Wayland Free Public Library on...read more
At any given time there are 20 to 40 restraining orders in effect in Wayland and Sudbury and towns of similar size. There have been 19 murder victims of related violence in Massachusetts this year, girls and women largely by far. 3 to 4 women die similarly every day...read more
Saturday, October 28, 5:30 p.m. All are invited to an outdoor family movie and games night! Bring your friends and join the fun! RSVPs via Facebook are encouraged. For questions contact Kate Holland,...read more
Friday, September 15, 5:30 p.m., Vestry All ages are invited to participate in a variety of fun, brain-engaging STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities while enjoying a shared meal. Come work your brain and feed your body! RSVP to Kate...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.