I’ve been a member of this UU church since 2011. My connection to Unitarian Universalism, and to this church in particular, has had a deep influence on my spiritual life, on my personal understanding of death as part of life, and the power of prayer.

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Ann Cunningham

I am connected to this First Parish community. This one, right here. In the “crisis” times – the deaths, divorces, illnesses – I am more aware of our First Parish family. The emails and cards of support, offers of meals, rides to the doctor, are … read more.

Cissy Hull-Allen

This past November, I watched a video online of a TED talk. This TED talk, given by Ash Beckham, was about coming out of the closet. In the opening of the talk, Beckham explains that the experience of coming out of the closet is not … read more.

Sarah Zitoli

What did I gain from being part of a UU Church? I had a really hard time organizing this. I mean I knew what to say…just not how to say it. I am what I learned so maybe I’m just too close. So I looked … read more.

Stev Hull-Allen

What I gained from being raised at FPUU

I was raised in this church – I was raised by this church. While my biological family was spread across the world, here at First Parish I had grandparents and cousins, aunts and uncles. I had big kids … read more.

Barbara Harrison

FPUU Is a Gift

On Sunday, September 26, 1993 William and Karen Wians brought me, their 6 month old child, to First Parish for my dedication. Far too young to remember the event myself, it marked a very important moment in my life, as an incredible … read more.

David Wians