News

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

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Family Open House

Saturday, September 10th, 2016 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Come explore your own spiritual path. We are a caring and supportive community of people interested in uplifting worship drawing from a variety of faith traditions. Regardless of your theology, religious background, sexual orientation, gender identification, race, or physical ability, there is a place for you here. For more... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 - 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 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

Open House

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 - 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Come explore your own spiritual path. We are a caring and supportive community of people interested in uplifting worship drawing from a variety of faith traditions. Regardless of your theology, religious background, sexual orientation, gender identification, race, or physical ability, there is a place for you here. For more... Read more

FPC Kayaking and Canoe Trip

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 (All day)

The FPC Stow and Acton canoe trip is a great tradition going back over 30 years!  Often, in the past, we camped and paddled on various rivers, but last year we tried a 1-day trip and had a great response – over 60 people!  So we’re doing it the same way this year, but with a few changes and improvements.

Register by:  Sunday, June 19. Links to the forms are in the table below to be printed, filled out, signed and... Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, July 1st, 2016 - 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 1, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There’s no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible. 

We are in constant need of volunteers, and you do not have to be... Read more

Candle Lighting Vigil Service

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 - 7:00PM

We are all deeply saddened and outraged by the horrible violence in Orlando and our hearts go out to all the victims and their families. Many of us, especially those who are GLBT, are feeling fear and concern about violence against the gay community. Many are also frustrated because we see the fire of hate being fueled against Muslims.   

At times like this it is important to come together—to share our feelings, to remember the lives lost, to speak out against hate and violence, and to stand in solidarity with those directly affected by this attack, the GLBT... Read more

FPC Community Yard Sale

Saturday, June 11th, 2016 - 8:30AM to 1:00PM

The FPC Community Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, June 11 from 8:30 AM–1PM. There will be multiple sellers, offering a wide variety of items than are found at a typical household yard sale. Items are likely to include clothes, household wares, toys, sports equipment, and books. The sale will be held in the church parking lot, unless it rains, in which case it will be held indoors. Read more

FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 - 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 3, from 5:30-6:30 PM. There’s no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible. 

We are in constant need of volunteers, and you do not have to be... Read more

FPC Annual Plant Sale

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 - 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Surprise Mom with a new addition for the garden! Come visit the FPC Plant Sale on Sunday, May 8th from 10 AM–1 PM. Choose from a selection of shrubs, small trees, ground cover, herbs, perennials, annuals, and garden-related items. The sale will take place rain or shine in the church parking lot. Proceeds benefit the church... Read more

Joani Geltman: Parenting Expert

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 6:30PM to 9:00PM

Calling all Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Mentors and others who have tweens and teens in their lives.

If you spend time in the challenging world of adolescents, and want to know how to survive these years, you will be pleased to hear that First Parish Church is sponsoring a presentation featuring Joani Geltman, a prominent parenting expert and author of the best selling book, A Survival Guide To Parenting Teens.

Ms. Geltman will present an evening of useful, 'been there' information that helps everyone take away strategies for dealing with tweens and teens. Joani's... Read more

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