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Would you like to know more about the church’s budget? Curious about how the budget gets constructed? What the difference is between operating and capital expenses? Come to an information meeting hosted by Gib Metcalf, Finance Chair, along with Nancy Friedrichs, Treasurer to learn more about planning the current budget for this year. We’ll also explore pressures on the budget and anticipated needs in future budgets. We’ll meet at 10:10 after the 9 am service on Sunday, March 27 in the Parsonage SGM room. See you there.... Read more
Delicious Cajun Food and music by our very own Jazz Band.
The food will be cooked for us by the Alternative Spring Break Group from Pine Manor College.
There will also be some special activities for children.
Fun For All Ages!
Tickets will be sold at the door for $7 each or $25 per family, so come join us for a wonderful night of great food, great music and great times!
Beads optional Read more
On Sunday, May 20th, FPC held a special meeting to vote on calling the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Landrum as our new settled minister. After a very thoughtful discussion, the vote was held. 160 members were present and we successfully voted to call Rev. Dr. Cynthia Landrum to be our new settled minister. And she accepted!
We look forward to welcoming Rev. Cindy and family in August. Until then, much will be taking place over the summer, as FPC transitions to a new ministry.
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Landrum comes to us from serving a 14-year ministry with the... Read more
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
Our present church, constructed in 1848, is directly descended from the original “meeting house”, built in the 1680’s, concurrent with the founding of Stow (at that time Pompositticut Plantation). First Parish Church, now meeting house, has grown, as has the region, and now provides a liberal spiritual home to many residents of Stow and the surrounding towns.
As our congregation and programs have expanded, so have our physical needs. We have recently completed a major restoration and construction Capital Project. The church building received a new roof, exterior painting, improved... Read more