2016 Boston Pride Parade

A team of youth and adults represented First Parish in Wayland in the Boston Pride Parade.

Outreach and Youth Coordinator

Sam Teitel is a Unitarian Universalist, poet, educator, and punk rocker.

Flower Sunday

Spring celebration!


Make fiends.

Blessing of our pets

Rev. Dr. Stephanie May

As we head into summer, we welcome longer days, abundant sunshine, and a verdant landscape. As the weather warms, I find myself yearning year after year to plant something . . . flowers, herbs, vegetables. I derive great satisfaction on in helping plants to grow from seed to leaves to abundant, edible produce or beautiful flowers.

Music Sunday: Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols

Music Sunday: Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols

Please join us on Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. for a special Music Sunday service. Enjoy Benjamin Britten’s joyful Ceremony of Carols, presented by the First Parish Choir and virtuoso harpist Juli Miller, under the baton of Music Director Polly Oliver. This enchanting mix of...

read more
Christmas Services at First Parish

Christmas Services at First Parish

On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, First Parish will offer two services to celebrate joy, reflection, and tradition. The 4 p.m. service is ideal for families with younger children. It will be held outdoors if weather permits. (Check the website in the event of bad weather.)...

read more


Since 1640, First Parish has welcomed individuals and families of all sizes and shapes and origins.We welcome those who identify as members of the LGBTQ community, and we welcome their allies. We welcome you wherever you are on your faith journey, and look forward to your questions and answers enriching ours.

Sunday Services

Join us Sunday, September 11th at 10 a.m.