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Virtual Lay Led Service

In this service led by Diane Engel, we will watch Yousef Bashir tell the dynamic story of his survival as a Palestinian youth during the second Intifada, followed by a discussion of his father’s unique commitment to peace and forgiveness.This video is based on Yousef Bashir’s book Words of My Father. You can view the … Continue reading Virtual Lay Led Service

Virtual Time for All Ages

This service is a “Time for All Ages” led by Rebecca Crawford, the Director of Religious Exploration. The topic was determined by a winner of this Auction item. This was a virtual lay led service. View on YouTube at Audio recording is available.


Have you ever been surprised by someone really seeing you, at a time when you felt invisible? Has someone ever offered to travel with you at just the right moment that made all the difference? Guest preacher, Rev. Joanna Lubkin, shares stories of lifting each other up and paying it forward. Raised and rooted in … Continue reading Companioning

Sustainer Sunday

Gifts that have created and sustain First Parish are paid in many currencies. Celebration and gratitude for our gifts are the heart of this service. And there will be an opportunity to make a financial gift to the church for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Keep First Parish going! Keep it growing!

Just Imagine

Inspired by stories of Disney World, those who design museums and theme parks, and lived experience of Unitarian Universalists including those of us who are part of this congregation, this sermon explores why we come to church – what draws us, what we keeps us, what is meaningful to us, with a word of encouragement … Continue reading Just Imagine