We welcome all who seek a vibrant spiritual home, where together we lovingly challenge and transform ourselves.

Empowered by our congregation’s rich history and our Unitarian Universalist traditions, we commit to courageously build a caring and just world.

Upcoming Services

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

at 9 AM & 11 AM
"Children's Dedication Service 9 AM ~ Let This Gift Live On 11 AM"
DEDICATION WEEKEND

 

9 AM "Children’s Dedication Service"

All Ages Welcome~There are no Religious Education Classes Today

Our new Connector building will serve all ages.  In a special ceremony starting in our church, our children will move throughout our Connector Building stopping at various rooms to learn about them and dedicate them.  At the end, they will participate in creating squares for a new children’s quilt to hang in the Connector.  Music for this service will be will consist of songs for all ages, led by our music director Mike Pfitzer, children’s music director, Pat Sorn, and members of our FPC musical community. Nursery care will be provided at both services for children age 4 and under.

11 AM "Let This Gift Live On"

Junior and senior youth are invited to participate in this service.   Families with younger children are encouraged to attend the 9am service.  No Religious Education classes.

Join former Intern Minister, Rev. Rebecca Benefiel Bijur, and Rev. Tom Rosiello for a lively service celebrating the new building and reflecting on the gifts that live on in our lives, and what it means to accept and leave a legacy. Music will be provided by our music director Mike Pfitzer and pianist/organist Sanghee Kim.

Rev. Rebecca Benefiel Bijur is the 9th settled minister of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, California. She lives 18 blocks from the Pacific Ocean with her husband Jonathan and their two children. She was ordained by this congregation in 2010. Nursery care will be provided for children age 4 and under.

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

at 9 AM & 11 AM
"WHY DAVID SOMETIMES WINS"

So often we believe the cards are stacked against us.  The word belongs to the powerful.  The big guys win.  This morning we will look at the biblical story of  David and Goliath and consider what can make it possible for the ‘Davids’ of our world to win.  The Rev. Tom Rosiello will preach the sermon.

Upcoming Events

Calling all FPCers... It’s Apple Pie Time!!

We need your help to make the 300+ pies for this fall’s Apple Pie Fundraiser!  We need apple pickers, peelers, bakers, baggers, and sellers…no experience necessary.  Training and camaraderie will be...

Friday, September 19th, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, September 21st, 2014 (All day)

The First Parish Church of Stow and Acton is hosting a weekend full of FREE events, Sept. 19th through the 21st, to celebrate the dedication of their new “Connector” Building.  Everyone is invited to come and celebrate with us.

Friday...

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 - 10:00AM to 3:00PM

There is a nip in the air and the leaves are changing color.  School has started. Yes, Fall is here.   It is time to celebrate with our annual Harvest Fair.  This great community event has been happening for 145 years and it is success and its continuation is all because of...

Recurring Events

Book Group

Third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM in Room 5 of Fellowship Hall. Upcoming Meetings

Meditation Group

Every Wednesday at 7:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Open to everyone; newcomers welcome. 

Candlelight Peace Vigil

Every Thursday evening 5:00-6:30 PM in front of FPC on the Stow Common. (Candles & signs provided, although please feel free to bring your own if you would prefer.) Open to everyone; newcomers welcome. Sponsored by the Social Justice Council