News

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

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More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases

Friday, October 18th, 2013 - 7:00PM

Do you wonder what to eat so that you can stay out off of medicine and out of the doctor's office?  Indeed, science shows that an apple a day DOES keep the doctor away, but so do many other nutrients.

Dr. Greger M.D. has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this very entertaining one hour up-to-date live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect some of our most common medical conditions.

He will cover treating or preventing the leading causes of disease in order of prevalence.... Read more

144th Harvest Fair

Saturday, October 5th, 2013 - 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Come to the 144th annual Harvest Fair, Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10am-3pm.  We are located at 353 Great Rd on the Common in Stow (at the intersection of Routes 117 and 62).  There is free parking and the event will be held rain or shine.

Featured will be all types of homemade baked goods and preserves as well as handcrafted gift items and cards…with many hand-knit and crocheted items, origami, sewn crafts, hand-made jewelry, and great gift ideas.  A... Read more

ORGAN DEDICATION

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 - 5:00PM

 

"PIPE ORGAN CELEBRATION"

 

5:00 PM in the Sanctuary

ALL ARE WELCOME ~ BRING A FRIEND

We will celebrate the restoration of our historic pipe organ with a fabulous dedication ceremony featuring many great musicians performing on and with the organ. This is an even not to be missed and all the community is welcome.

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Family Open House

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM

First Parish Church (FPC) of Stow and Acton is a congregation of people who are respectful of each individual’s beliefs and feel it is important to offer a liberal religious education program for children.  Our services draw from many diverse spiritual and musical sources and often include an emphasis on social justice issues.  If you’re looking for a religious home, please come and learn more about FPC and Unitarian Universalism during our family open house Saturday morning, September 7, 2013, 10 am-12 noon.  The open house will be... Read more

Open House

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 - 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Our open house is ideal for those who are new to the area and looking for a church OR who have been in the area for a while, and have decided that you’re ready to explore churches.  Should you come?  To decide, please consider these questions:                                                        ... Read more

New Revival Coffeehouse: Boxcar Lilies

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 - 8:00PM

Americana trio The Boxcar Lilies have quickly made a name for themselves with their standout marriage of superb songwriting and spine-tingling, innovative harmonies.  Accompanying themselves on guitar, clawhammer banjo, concert ukulele, electric bass, and washboard, they have brought their uniquely warm sound and energetic... Read more

Free Movie: Peaceable Kingdom

Friday, May 31st, 2013 - 7:00PM

As the final showing in its Healthy Body Healthy Lives Nutrition video series, the First Parish Church of Stow and Acton will be showing the movie "Peaceable Kingdom" at 7:00 pm on Friday May 31st in Fellowship Hall.  It is described as “a riveting story of transformation and healing.  PEACEABLE KINGDOM: THE JOURNEY HOME explores the awakening conscience of several people who grew up in traditional farming culture and who have now come to question the basic assumptions of their way of life…  The film provides insight into the farmers' sometimes... Read more

Peacable Kingdom Movie

Friday, May 31st, 2013 - 7:00PM

As the final showing in the Healthy Body Healthy Lives Nutrition video series this year we will be showing the movie "The Peaceable Kingdom" at 7:00 - 8:30 PM in Fellowship Hall.  Fellowship Hall is directly behind the sanctuary building.

The movie gets into the spiritual part of nutrition.  That is, we get into the the deeper, moral aspects of where our food comes from.
 

Mother's Day Plant Sale

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 - 10:30AM to 1:00PM

Surprise Mom with a new addition for the garden!  Come visit the FPC plant sale on Sunday, May 12th from 10:30 am to 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.  For more information call 978-897-8149.... Read more

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