News

This is a list of all news items, in reverse order of when they were posted.

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Black Lives Matter at FPC

In January of 2016, the congregation voted (5th principle) to hang a banner showing our support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and here’s why.

First, it is not representing any organization, but a movement. This movement promotes the idea that all lives SHOULD matter equally, whether black, blue, brown, white, asian, or any other race. However, they do not. The lives of people of color, and black people especially, are constantly valued less than a white person's life, through constant... Read more

Settled Minister Search

Greetings from the Settled Minister Search Committee!  As you may know, our former minister retired last spring and we are currently in the process of searching for a new settled minister.  It is important that we gather information from the congregation about their hopes and dreams for the church, as well as statistical information about our congregants to inform this process and complete required paperwork with the Unitarian Universalist Association.  We need your help!

Please complete the Congregational Survey.  To access the survey on-line, please log in to... Read more

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 - 7:30PM

Harmony, rhythm, indelible songs – these are the hallmarks of Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, the New England based folk quartet now in its 15th year. From the Newport Folk Festival to the California World Music Festival and beyond, this band’s steadfast brew of wit, camaraderie, and musicality leaves audiences everywhere humming and hopeful, spirits renewed.


Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem are Rani Arbo (fiddle, guitar), Andrew Kinsey (bass, banjo, ukulele), Anand Nayak (electric and acoustic guitars) and Scott Kessel (percussion). At the helm, Arbo is “blessed with an... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, October 13th, 2017 - 5:30PM

FPC Guest Table serves a community dinner on the first Friday of each month at First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. We welcome everyone from Stow, and its surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

NOTE: This month Guest Table will take place on the second Friday due to our Annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, October 7. The October meal will be offered on Friday, October 13th, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free,... Read more

FPC's 148th HARVEST FAIR

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 - 9:30AM to 3:00PM

Fall is here.   It is time to celebrate with our annual Harvest Fair.  This great community event has been happening for 148 years and its success and its continuation is all because of you.

Rain or Shine!

 

Sign up to help at the fair:  Click Here!

Sign up to bring a side dish to the... Read more

Open House

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 - 10:00AM to 1:00PM

FPC is hosting an Open House following our Ingathering Services on Sunday, September 10, 10–10:45 AM and 12–12:45 PM. Join us in our Community Room to learn more about all that First Parish Church has to offer. Tours will be available along with information on the many Programs and Groups available. We will also have a special Meet and Greet with our Interim Minister, Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris! 

If you are looking to become more involved this would be a great way to become connected. All are Welcome! Please invite others to join you!

Questions? Please... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, September 1st, 2017 - 5:30PM

FPC Guest Table serves a community dinner on the first Friday of each month at First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. We welcome everyone from Stow, and its surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

Our next meal will be offered Friday, September 1st, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Dinner is held in our Fellowship Hall, doors open at 5 PM. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible.... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, August 4th, 2017 - 5:30PM

FPC Guest Table serves a community dinner on the first Friday of each month at First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. We welcome everyone from Stow, and its surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

Our next meal will be offered Friday, August 4th, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Dinner is held in our Fellowship Hall, doors open at 5 PM. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible. ... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, July 7th, 2017 - 5:30PM

FPC Guest Table serves a community dinner on the first Friday of each month at First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. We welcome everyone from Stow, and its surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

Our next meal will be offered Friday, July 7th, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Dinner is held in our Fellowship Hall, doors open at 5 PM. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible. ... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 - 5:30PM

FPC Guest Table serves a community dinner on the first Friday of each month at First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. We welcome everyone from Stow, and its surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

Our next meal will be offered Friday, June 2nd, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Dinner is held in our Fellowship Hall, doors open at 5 PM. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible. ... Read more

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