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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

Free Connector Dedication Celebration Events!

Friday, September 19th, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, September 21st, 2014 (All day)

The First Parish Church of Stow and Acton is hosting a weekend full of FREE events, Sept. 19th through the 21st, to celebrate the dedication of their new “Connector” Building.  Everyone is invited to come and celebrate with us.

Friday, 9/19: 

  • 7:30pm: “Strings and Pipes” in the Sanctuary

The celebration begins with a concert of music for piano, organ, violin, and cello.  Performers include Malcolm Halliday on piano/organ, our own pianist/... Read more

FPC Camping & Canoe Trip

Friday, July 18th, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, July 20th, 2014 (All day)

Summer is just around the corner, and it wouldn't be complete without the Annual FPC Camping, Kayak and Canoe Trip.  If you plan to attend, please print the form below and return it to Dave Kay or Katy Weeks.

All are welcome!... Read more

Plant Sale Springfest Weekend

Sunday, May 18th, 2014 - 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Come visit the Springfest Weekend Plant Sale.  Choose from a selection of perennials, ground cover, herbs, annuals, shrubs, small trees, and garden-related items.  The sale will take place rain or shine in the church parking lot at 353 Great Road (at the intersection of Rts. 117 and 62, next to the Randall Library) and proceeds benefit the church.  For more information call 978-897-8149.... Read more

Special Piano Concert Featuring Acton Youth Julian Grabarek

Friday, May 9th, 2014 - 7:00PM

The First Parish Church of Stow and Acton will host a special piano concert featuring Julian Grabarek, performing pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, and Bach.  Julian is a youth attendee of the church who will be traveling to Europe with The New England Conservatory of Music Orchestra this summer and is performing the concert to raise funds to pay for travel expenses.  Donations to support his trip will be gratefully accepted.  ... Read more

Annual FPC Ferry Beach Retreat

Friday, April 25th, 2014 - 5:00PM to Sunday, April 27th, 2014 - 1:00PM

Held at the Ferry Beach UU Camp and Conference Center on Saco Bay in southern Maine. The retreat is a great opportunity to have fun, relax, reflect, and connect.  We especially encourage those who are new to FPC or who have not been to the retreat previously to join us this year!

If you would like to be part of the retreat committee, have an idea for a group activity, or have any questions please contact Marget Tucker and Linda Layer at

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Ferry Beach Retreat April 25 - 27, 2014

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 12:15PM

Join us Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27, for our annual FPC Retreat at Ferry Beach in Maine. Registration forms are available during coffee hour and online. This year’s theme is "mindfulness." Our Ferry Beach retreat is a fun, relaxing weekend of learning new things (or not) and getting to know each other better. Typical activities include early morning meditation, yoga, a pick-up choir that sings at Sunday service, and a Saturday evening bonfire, to name just a few. Or feel free to spend the weekend walking the beach or woods,... Read more