Reckoning & Repair – Taking the Next Steps

Sanctuary First Parish

Reparations: We need your voice! Join us for the ongoing dialogue regarding the exploration of our congregational history, the ties of the congregation's founders to slavery in those days, and the continuing conversation about reparations. On May 5, we will have a special guest for the Shinn service, Dr. Michael Curry, (with discussion after the […]

Child Dedication Ceremony

Sanctuary First Parish

Child Dedication Ceremony Sunday, April 28 during the worship service >> Registration deadline: March 10 << First Parish periodically holds Child Dedication Ceremonies, which occur during Sunday worship. In this ceremony, parents and the congregation commit themselves to the care of individual children, typically the newly born and newly arrived (adopted) children among us. It […]

Summit – Charting a Course for First Parish’s Future

Sanctuary First Parish

Sunday, December 3, after worship at First Parish Tuesday, December 5, via Zoom, 7-8:30 pm (Click here to register and receive the Zoom link for the December 5 event.) What might we aim for in our liberal religious community 3,5 and 10 years from now? Please join us for a facilitated program, in-person or on-line, […]

Landscape of White Supremacy Workshop

Sanctuary First Parish

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 4:00PM.*** Join us for this two-part workshop to learn more about the landscape of white supremacy here in the Commonwealth. Here's a description from our presenters:In the first session, we’ll explore the current landscape of white supremacist activity in New England. We’ll look closely at several groups and […]