News

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

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FPC Famous Apple Pie Sale

Saturday, September 17th, 2022 - 11:00AM to Sunday, October 9th, 2022 - 1:00PM

FPC's Famous Apple Pies are back! Pie sales will take place for four weekends (Saturdays and Sunday) this fall starting on Saturday, September 17. Pies are still $18 each. 

The FPC Pie Shed will be open on Saturday from 10 AM - 1 PM and Sunday from 11 AM until the pies are sold or 1 PM. The FPC Pie Shed is located at 353 Great Road, Stow, at the intersection of routes 117 and 62. For more information, email applepies@fpc-stow-acton.org

Apples for our pies have been generously donated by Shelburne Farm in... Read more

FPC Community Yard Sale

Saturday, September 17th, 2022 - 9:00AM to 1:00PM
The FPC Community Yard Sale will take place Saturday, September 17 from 9 AM–1PM. There will be multiple sellers, offering a wide variety of items than are found at a typical household yard sale. Items likely to be for sale are costume jewelry, household wares, decorative items, toys, games, sports equipment, clothing, DVDs, and books. The sale will be held outdoors in the church parking lot. Questions can be directed to Sharon (sharonbrownfield@gmail.com), Ellen (e.kisslinger@gmail.com) or Susan (susan.avery@verizon.net). Read more

FPC Guest Table for Aug 2022

Friday, August 12th, 2022 - 5:30PM

Remember gathering around the table with family and friends to enjoy a tasty meal, good company, and great conversation? Please join us Friday, August 12, 2022 at 5:30 PM for our Guest Table dinner. Bring your family. Bring your friends. Bring your friend's family!

COVID Protocols:
We have many filter fans for improved airflow and will have plenty of room for social distancing
We will have three rooms for seating and limit seating to 20 people per room
Please wear a mask, regardless of your immunization status, unless you're seated at your table
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FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner for July 2022

Friday, July 8th, 2022 - 5:30PM

Summers are all about picnics. This July, FPC Guest Table is hosting one for you. Please join us Friday, July 8, 2022 at 5:30 PM for our Guest Table dinner. We'll be sitting indoors, so please leave your pet ants at home. 

COVID Protocols:
We have many filter fans for improved airflow and will have plenty of room for social distancing
We will have three rooms for seating and limit seating to 20 people per room
Please wear a mask, regardless of your immunization status, unless you're seated at your table
... Read more

FPC Auction 2022 – Garden Party

Saturday, June 18th, 2022 - 2:00PM to 5:30PM

Wake up and smell the flowers at our Spring Auction Garden Party.  This event will include an on-line silent auction (starting at midnight on June 8 and ending on June 22nd), and a live event on June 18th with both silent auction and live auction opportunities.  We will gather outside to socialize and enjoy the flowers around our lovely campus and to partake in light snacks, wine, beer, and soft drinks.  Then we will head inside to get down to the business of bidding!  The auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and a wonderful time to buy that item you just can’... Read more

Rental Hall - Open House

Saturday, May 21st, 2022 - 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Planning a Graduation, Shower, or Birthday party? FPC’s Fellowship Hall is a beautiful space that can be rented for events!

Drop and tour our space!  Coincides with Plant Sale - You can see the space and supply your garden in the same trip!

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FPC Annual Plant Saale

Saturday, May 21st, 2022 - 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Our Annual Plant Sale will take place in front of the carriage shed on May 21st. The sale takes place rain or shine.

DONATIONS: We ask FPC gardeners and lovers of the earth for plants—lots of plants! Please look around your property for plants to donate to the sale. Plants that are different or unusual are especially desirable, the kinds of plants that if they weren’t already in your yard or garden, you yourself would like to buy. We seek shrubs, small trees, ground cover, herbs, perennials, and vegetable or flowering plants you may have started. Plant drop off starts on Friday May... Read more

Bye Bye Gas: Electrifying Your Car and Your Life

Saturday, May 21st, 2022 - 8:00AM

Have you considered buying an electric car? At the next virtual Saturday Morning Breakfast, FPC member Paul Reisberg will share his thoughts on 9 years of electric driving with a Nissan Leaf, a Tesla Model 3, and a Specialized E-bike. This virtual talk will take place on Saturday, May 21, at 8:05 a.m.

The Saturday Morning Breakfast series is led by FPC member Jeff Brown. To enter the virtual room, visit http://tiny.cc/MaySMB.

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FPC Guest Table, Community Dinner for May

Friday, May 6th, 2022 - 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 surrounding towns, who are looking for a sense of community, or just want a change of atmosphere.

The next meal will be offered on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 5:30-6:30 PM. There is no charge for dinner, but donations are gratefully accepted. Dinners will be nut free, with vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options available. Dinner will be held in various rooms to ensure we keep social distancing. The doors open at 5 PM. Our... Read more

An American in Poland to help Ukrainians

Saturday, April 16th, 2022 - 8:00AM
An American in Poland to help Ukrainians

On March 8, Jon Mills moved from his North Carolina home to Poland to help Ukrainians displaced by the war in any way he could. He’ll tell us about his experience at the next virtual Saturday Morning Breakfast, hosted by First Parish Church of Stow & Acton (FPC), on Saturday, April 16, at 8:05 a.m.

At first he wasn’t sure what he could do, but he decided he’d figure it out when he got there. At this point, Mills says, “I’ve done anything from going to border crossings and bringing refugees back to Warsaw, to... Read more

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