Honoring Black History Month

Honoring Black History Month

Many of us have had the opportunity to visit The Embrace, the sculpture that honors the time that Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King spent in Boston. The installation also honors 69 Boston-area civil rights leaders who were active from the 1950s through...
February Plate Shares for UU Mass Action

February Plate Shares for UU Mass Action

On February 4 and 25, half the Sunday collection will be donated to the UU Mass Action, whose mission is to organize and mobilize UUs in Massachusetts to confront oppression. UU Mass Action provides pathways toward justice and identifies opportunities in which we can...
Valentine’s Day Gifts that Support Local Artists

Valentine’s Day Gifts that Support Local Artists

The Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry’s Artist Amplification Project has created a directory featuring the works of 15 independent local artists of color. The new edition features selected works by the artists and links to their respective websites....
February Plate Shares for UU Mass Action

January Plate Shares for UUUM

On January 7 and 28, half the Sunday collection will be donated to the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry (UUUM), a non-sectarian, non-profit social justice organization that has its offices at the historic First Church in Roxbury — a Boston landmark. The UUUM...
Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors

This marked First Parish’s 18th year of supporting REACH, an agency in Waltham dedicated to the safety, healing, and empowerment of survivors of domestic violence. Each year, we decorate a tree with paper candy canes featuring gift wishes from mothers and their...