Mother Earth has been amazingly resilient and resourceful in supporting life on earth. But the demands posed by our current civilization have become too serious. Mother Earth needs our help. At this service we will focus on reflection and discussion of the specific actions each of us can take in the year ahead to help her out.
Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Sunday, August 13th, 2017
“Present Moment, Precious Moment”, reflections on healing drawn from teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Anne Yeomans, a psychotherapist, has taught workshops on non-violence and healing dialogue, and facilitated countless women’s circles in the U.S. and abroad. A poet and grandmother, Anne lives in Western Mass.
Sunday, August 6th, 2017
14th annual Joint Summer Service with 6 area UU churches, hosted this year by the First Parish Church of Stow & Acton. Daniel Payne will lead the worship on “Great Freedom, Great Responsibility.” Pick-up choir rehearsal at 8:30 AM. (in the Sanctuary)
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Amy Gay and Karen Ross “The Role of Dialogue in Understanding.” Come experience dialogue as a communication process that allows us to deeply listen and better understand each person’s perspective. Dialogue questions will be focused the First Parish’s transition to a new minister.
Sunday, July 16th, 2017
LGBTQ Task Force will present a service that focuses on how we can uphold the first three UU Principles with respect to being welcoming to the LGBTQ community.
Sunday, July 9th, 2017
Mike Pfitzer and Sanghee Kim will lead us in an old fashioned hymn sing, sharing the importance of these songs in our movement and our life. And yes, you will be able to call our your favorite hymn for all to sing! There will be both traditional hymns and contemporary songs.
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
Join us for a traditional Quaker worship service, where we will gather in silence and let the Inner Light envelop us. With Neil Saunders.
Sunday, June 25th, 2017
The Racial Justice Task Force will be exploring the language of racism, reactions to that language by many white people, and how we might consider our reactions in the context of racial justice.
Sunday, June 18th, 2017
This service will help people to understand and experience how our bodies give us feedback through position and sensation to guide us in making choices and decisions in areas of our life both big and small. With guest,
Dr. Deborah Diamond.
Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Coffee, juice and breakfast snacks will be served by the Committee on Ministry starting at 9:45AM in front of the Church. Worship will be held outside (weather permitting) and will be led by Our Junior Youth, under the direction of Paul Spanagel, our Youth Director. This Church Picnic will take place immediately following the service. Bring a side dish to share. Meats and veggie burgers will be provided.
SUMMER SERVICES ORGANIZED
BY THE WORSHIP COMMITTEE
BEGIN SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
10 AM Each Service