Speaker: Rev. Dave Egan

Dismantle and Rebuild

In this intergenerational service, our children will examine the history of oppression in our country. On this Martin Luther King Jr weekend, they will tell us the stories of those in our UU faith who were not willing to accept the status quo and worked … read more.

It’s All Wrong

VIDEO Following the news of rising tensions between the United States and Iran, Rev. Egan reflects on that all-too-familiar drumbeat of war, as our nation continues to fight in multiple wars in the Islamic world.  Will Iran be next?  Drawing on the Myth of Sisyphus … read more.

Where is God?

Based on his first year of teaching art in Roxbury, Rev. Dave will explore how the divine is present in our daily lives, and what happens when we feel abandoned by that love. Following the service, everyone is encouraged to grab a drink and a … read more.

Christmas Eve Service

A traditional celebration of the season, our intergenerational Christmas Eve service will feature lots of holiday stories, the lighting of candles, and traditional Christmas hymns.  This service will begin at 5:30 PM.

Hanukkah

This service will focus on the timeless story of the Maccabees reclaiming and rededicating their temple in Jerusalem with a single oil lamp that lasted way beyond its usual burning time.  This is a powerful metaphor for the tenacity of the human spirit and … read more.

Season of Shadow

(VIDEO) December is a wonderful time of celebration and great anticipation. On this Sunday, Rev Egan explored the shadow side of this holiday season, a time that can often include grief, depression and anxiety for so many.

The Other

(VIDEO) Rev. Egan explored our experience with identity and how it frames how we see the other. How is it that after millions of years of evolution and progress, do we so easily slip back into tribalism and nationalism?

Why I Am at First Parish

During this lay-led service, members of the congregation will give personal testimonials about all that this congregation means to them.  If you ever thought about bringing a friend to church, this would be a great time to start!

Gratitude

(VIDEO) This time of year, as we begin to prepare our family Thanksgiving feasts, we know that we have so much to be thankful for.  But we also need to acknowledge that there are many who are not as fortunate.  On this Sunday, Rev. … read more.

Guest at our Table

(VIDEO) During this intergenerational worship service, we learned how we can support the good work being done at the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, as they combat worldwide issues of poverty, poor access to healthcare, and lack of education.  This service included interactive music, drama, … read more.