Spirituality Book Group
Monthly on Tuesday at 7:15pm
This group meets on Zoom to discuss spirituality books, such as The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, by Charles Eisenstein. The book to read is selected by the group. Check the events calendar on the right for the next meeting date and book title. All are welcome! Contact Nancy Solomon to join the group email list for notifications and Zoom access links. Contact Spirituality Book Group
Mondays at 7:30pm, Tuesday at 9:15am
Whether you are an experienced yogi or have never taken a yoga class, you are welcome here! Yoga is the union of mind, body and spirit and is open to all. If you would like to gain greater strength and flexibility, are in search of physical or emotional healing, or are on a quest for a deeper understanding of life and yourself, yoga might be just the practice to add to your life. Yoga postures, alignment, breathing techniques, and paths to relaxation will be explored.
Julie Porter is the instructor. Classes are held on Zoom. Monday evenings 7:30-8:45 and Tuesday mornings 9:15-10:30.
Fee for each class is $10. Contact Julie at portgriff at comcast.net if you are new to the class or to let her know you are continuing.
ON HIATUS UNTIL SAFE TO MEET
The Alliance usually meets at September through May for lunch and conversation, a business meeting and program. All the women of First Parish, members and friends, are welcome to attend Alliance meetings and events.
The Women’s Alliance is the oldest organized group of First Parish. Its primary focus remains the support of First Parish including financial support of First Parish activities, special benevolent projects and a meeting place of support and friendship for the women of First Parish.
For further information, call Pat Greeley at 508-877-0204 or Susie MacDonald at 508-875-3322.
Sacred Circle Dancing
CANCELLED UNTIL SAFE TO MEET IN PERSON
Spiritually focused folk dancing in the round. No partner, experience or RSVP required. All dances taught; some live music.
ON HIATUS UNTIL SAFE TO MEET IN PERSON
Monthly on Monday at 7:15pm
This group meets monthly for discussion and exploration of women’s spirituality. All First Parish women are welcome. Each month, a different member of the group gives a presentation, speaks about a particular passion or offers a crafting event. For more information contact Marianne Orlando. Check the events calendar for the next date.
Wednesday Evening Meditation and Dharma
Wednesdays at 7pm
Seated meditation from 7-7:30 on Zoom followed by a reading or audio recording and discussion on meditation, lovingkindness, leading to a peaceful mind and gentle heart. Drawing from the works of Jack Kornfield, Pema Chodron, Thich Nhat Hanh and others. No reservations or fee required. Check out the group on Meetup for how to join.
Coffee and Muffins
Thursdays at 8:30am
All adult members, friends and guests are welcome to join the gathering on Zoom on Thursday mornings.The group is intentionally unstructured and informal. Its sole purpose is for attendees to get to know each other better, and discuss any topic that comes up. There is no agenda and no sign up required. People are invited to attend whenever they choose and may leave early. Contact Dick Paul or Bill Schreiber for Zoom link.
Thursdays at 7:00pm
Meeting for short, silent sitting followed by a dvd presentation of Eckhart Tolle talk. Check schedule on MeetUp https://www.meetup.com/Eckhart-Tolle-Massachusetts.
Other activities are:
First Parish Choir, listed in the Music section
Handbell Choir, listed in the Music section
Multigenerational Gatherings, listed in the Learning section