Coming Home

April 21, 2024 Rev. Eric Cherry Unitarian Universalism embraces the importance of exploration.  We believe it is a great benefit to depart from the familiar and experience the breadth and beauty of diverse spiritual landscapes. But, the related experience of returning...
Vivaldi’s Gloria, Music Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.

Vivaldi’s Gloria, Music Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.

Vivaldi’s Gloria is one of the most beautiful of the Baroque era’s choral masterpieces, and First Parish’s music program will present it on Music Sunday, April 28, at 10 a.m. The musicians will use the score that audiences in early 1700s Venice would have heard. First...
Earth Day 2024 – Planet vs. Plastics

Earth Day 2024 – Planet vs. Plastics

For this year’s Earth Day (April 22), earthday.org is committing to “end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health, demanding a 60% reduction in the production of ALL plastics by 2040.” This year’s program aims to raise awareness of the health issues posed...
Pop-Up Craft (for a cause) Night

Pop-Up Craft (for a cause) Night

On Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m., join together at First Parish in Wayland for a Pop-UP Craft Night: A Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage. In this event, sponsored by Weston Pride, come make beautifully decorated Anniversary Pride cards....
Common Ground, April 18, 7 p.m. in Weston

Common Ground, April 18, 7 p.m. in Weston

On April 18 at 7 p.m., First Parish Church in Weston is hosting a free screening of the documentary film, “Common Ground,” which is getting rave reviews around the country. It’s a film about ways to stabilize the climate by restoring our soils. The film...

The Illusion of Nationalism

April 14, 2024 Rev. Deborah Bennett Many of us grew up being taught that the United States of America was the greatest nation on earth.  We learned patriotic songs and were subtly (or not so subtly) guided to view people from other countries with suspicion. Today,...