Women’s Alliance Program: Alliance Annual Meeting

Vestry First Parish

Alliance Annual Meeting Friday, May 24th Vestry - in person only Event 6:30 to 9 Dinner followed by the business meeting Program - Spending Time with Stevie Carmody, Minister of Religious Education

Event Series Community Potluck

Community Potluck

Vestry First Parish

Back by popular demand! The community potlucks that we began this summer with over 50 people each week and scrumptious dishes, will continue! A community potluck dinner sponsored by the STAR committee, will be held indoors, in the Vestry, on the last Wednesday of the month, starting January 31, from 6:00-7:30pm. All are welcome. No sign-up needed. Many thanks […]

Braver Angels Part 1: Depolarizing Within

Vestry First Parish

As members of a liberal faith community, we are called on to both live our values and interact respectfully and productively with family, friends, and other congregants who have very different views than our own. This two-part workshop, offered in partnership with Braver Angels (https://braverangels.org/), builds the skills to navigate these sometimes contradictory goals. The […]

Braver Angels 2: Skills for Disagreeing Better

Vestry First Parish

The world today can be very polarized, with people of divergent views often unwilling to talk with each other, or even treat each other respectfully. This pattern is obvious on the American political scene, but it can also sometimes be seen more locally, even within the First Parish community, around issues like Israel and Gaza or […]