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Open House

Saturday, September 12th, 2015 - 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.

Attend Sunday services and experience:
• A welcoming Unitarian Universalist congregation
• Thought-provoking and inspiring preaching
• Vibrant music in many styles
• A liberal religious education program for children and youth
• Social justice opportunities and ways to serve others

Regardless of your theology, religious background, sexual orientation, gender... Read more

FPC Auction 2015 ~ April in Paris!

Saturday, April 11th, 2015 - 6:15PM
April In Paris

Mesdames, Messieurs et Enfants

Come take a journey to old Paris with your FPC friends!

The night promises to be a Fabulous Evening of Fun-Filled Fundraising featuring an Auction of Amazing Items Donated by Our Many Members and Friends.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy:

  • Delicacies from Tout le Monde
  • Irresistable Desserts from the Patisseries of Paris
  • Boissons for the Thirsty, including Beer and Wine, as well as
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The Bluegrass Gospel Project

Saturday, March 28th, 2015 - 8:00PM

“Whether your interests are sacred or secular, their music ripples with human emotion and imponderable mystery, beautifully evoking the plaintive pilgrim that wanders, yearning and hopeful, through the heart of American musical tradition.” The Boston Globe.

"This group is a force to be reckoned with onstage … their voices and harmonies can make you see the light, and tremble.”  Vermont Life.

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Exploring White Privilege

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Following up on our recent FPC sermon, discussion, and vigil on the subject of Racism in America, the Social Justice Committee is offering a weekly spring program on White Privilege. This builds on a program that was conducted at FPC a number of years ago AND we are fortunate that Ken Wagner will lead the eight week program.
This program will: Explore our own racial identity and Whiteness; introduce many things you have never thought of about being black and being marginalized; utilize films and discussions to dig into the confusion between racism and... Read more

Melissa Ferrick (solo)

Saturday, January 31st, 2015 - 7:00PM

“a deeply personal brand of folk rock (or "rock folk," as she calls it).Naomi Graychase, Curve Magazine.

Melissa Ferrick is an indie singer songwriter from Boston. Her last release, The Truth Is, won the Independent Music Award for Alt. Country Album of The Year 2013. She was an Out Magazine featured music honoree in 2011.

Tickets are available at ... Read more

A Multifaith Vigil Against Racism

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - 7:00PM

In response to the recent incidents in Ferguson Missouri, Cleveland Ohio and New York City, members of several local congregations, including St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Acton, South Acton Congregational Church,  Boxborough United Church of Christ and The First Parish of Stow and Acton, Unitarian Universalist invite you to join them for a time of witness against racism.

The vigil will be held at 7pm on Thursday, January 8th at the First Parish Church of Stow and Acton at 353 Great Road in Stow.  We will come together for an interfaith vigil service of... Read more

Awareness Event: “HIGH TEA WITH A HOT TOPIC”

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 - 3:00PM

Come learn about sex trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women in our area on Sunday, November 2nd at 3 pm in an educational forum sponsored by The First Parish Church of Stow and Acton and RIA House, Inc.  Forum speakers will include Kim McLarin, from Channel 2 WGBH’s “Basic Black” and Assistant Professor at Emerson College; State Representative Kate Hogan from the Third Middlesex District (a leader who has brought forth and succeeded in getting legislation passed to fight human trafficking); and Heather Wightman, the Founder and Managing Director... Read more