Speaker: Rev. Dave Egan
There are so many reasons why folks join our First Parish community. During this service, members of the congregation will give personal testimonials about why they love First Parish. If you ever thought about inviting a friend to church, this would be a great … read more.
Join us for this collaborative worship service including several local ministers, where we will exercise our imaginations and share dreams about what happens next. How do we imagine the pandemic will affect different parts of our culture? What does church look like after COVID? Justice after … read more.
“White supremacy” is a provocative phrase, as it conjures up images of mobs in white hoods. However, actual “white supremacists” aren’t required to uphold white supremacist culture — that is, the set of institutional assumptions and practices, often operating unconsciously, that tend to benefit … read more.
During this intergenerational worship service, all are invited to introduce your pets or stuffed animals to the congregation. There will be a time for your furry friend to receive a special blessing, testimonials from our children, and fun music to celebrate our beloved animals. For … read more.
As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome in the new year, we ask ourselves: What’s holding us back? What’s getting in the way of living as fully as we’d like? What from the past year might we burn away and release? During this burning … read more.
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 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 the … read more.
As we enter the season when the days grow shorter and the nights longer, we will explore what it means to have more darkness in our world than light. Is the coming darkness something to be fearful of, or might it be something to embrace? … read more.