From the Minister
Our Minister is Rev Dave Egan
Thank you for your interest in First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Medfield. We hope that you will come visit us some Sunday for one of our 10:00 AM worship services. We are a LGBTQ+ Welcoming Congregation and are fully handicapped accessible. No matter who you are, who you love, or what you believe, you are most welcome to join us!
When you arrive, you will typically find me greeting everyone at the door. Our worship services include lighting our UU chalice, singing hymns, sharing joys and concerns, sacred readings, instrumental music, and a sermon. There is a full religious education program for any interested children and youth during worship.
Following the service there is a fellowship hour in our vestry, where we share coffee, tea, snacks and conversation with old and new friends alike. You will find many children joining us during fellowship hour, since we offer child-friendly snacks and toys to keep the little ones occupied.
A little about me: I am a lifelong Unitarian Universalist, raised by a UU minister. During my career I have been a stage actor, an art teacher, and now a Unitarian Universalist minister. I live nearby in Quincy with my wife, Karina, and two daughters, Maya and Lyla.
Five years ago I left my teaching career when I received my call to the ministry. I earned my Master in Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. I worked as a chaplain at Beverly Hospital and at a homeless day shelter in Gloucester. I served as a ministerial intern at First Parish UU in Canton, and at First Parish UU Hingham. I was the Director of Family Ministry at the Arlington Street Church in Boston, and served as the Program Director for their weekly homeless meal, the Friday Night Supper Program. Finally, in addition to currently serving as the minister here in Medfield, I am also a co-leader of the Seeing Me in the World program at the UU Urban Ministry in Roxbury.
I look forward to getting to know you both during worship and during our many other wonderful events that First Parish has to offer throughout the week. Come check us out! You belong here.