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FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 - 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.

The next meal will be offered on Friday, March 2, 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

Racial Justice Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 - 7:30PM

Michael Eric Dyson’s newest book, Tears We Cannot Stop, A Sermon to White America, is an inspiring work by a writer, sociologist and ordained Baptist minister. We are hosting a review of this important work on Tuesday, February 13, at 7:30 in the Community Room of the First Parish of Stow and Acton.

The book is structured as a church service. We will follow the authors ‘order of service” as he provides a discussion of how we need to deconstruct the myth of whiteness. He acknowledges that grappling with whiteness is difficult, but gives us... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 - 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.

The next meal will be offered on Friday, February 2, 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

Susan Cattaneo

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 7:30PM

Susan Cattaneo is one of Bostons most respected songwriters. A powerful singer and sophisticated writer, Susan combines vivid storytelling with a modern songwriter’s spin. Respectful of tradition, but not bound by it, Susan blends rock, folk and blues with a healthy dose of country. Call it New England Americana with a twang.

Susan's latest album, Haunted Heart was released in January 2014 to national acclaim. It was voted one of Alternate Roots Top 100 Albums of the Year, and won Album of the Year at the Limelight Music Awards.

In addition to being a solo performing artist... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, January 5th, 2018 - 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.

The next meal will be offered on Friday, January 5, 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

Special Holiday Vesper Service

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 - 5:00PM

This Special Holiday Vesper Service will feature music about Mary. We will connect to both the well known biblical story of Mary as the mother of Jesus, but also hear folk tales about Mary's life from the German tradition, a devotional song from Cuba, and an invocation written after the 2003 tsunami asking for Mary's help in overcoming damage caused by storms and floods, which is a relevant concern for so many today. The service will feature some holiday carols and prayers from Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris, and will include performances by Sanghee Kim (pianist/organist), Lindsay Conrad (... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, December 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.

The December meal will be offered on Friday, December 1, 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... 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, with... 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... Read more

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