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Men at Work!

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in General News

Thanks to Terry Lockhart, Steve Gabeler and others who are busy tackling the to-do list of projects around the Meetinghouse. (This list is 2 pages single spaced! :-/) If you are interested in helping them with projects large or small, contact them (Terry, Gabe, or Dave Andrews) to offer to help!

Please note that the thermostat in the Commons has been relocated, thankfully, to the wall next to the microwave. This should result in more even heating, with fewer extreme highs and lows. Try setting it between 64 and 68 for starters and make changes with the up and down buttons.

 

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Accountability To Love (newsletter)

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in General News, Sunday Service Copies

What is our commitment to sharing and ensuring the safety and right to propagate Love in our community and beyond? We are called by our Universalist roots to believe that all are worthy of Universal  Love and that it is our call to share this good news wherever we roam. Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty will be speaking about Universalism, the ideal of Universal Love and the implications of our shared ministry in and outside of First Parish.

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FPS to support Family Promise’s Walkathon April 7

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in General News

FPS Family Promise Walkathon 2017

The First Parish of Sudbury is once again forming a team to raise funds for the Family Promise Metrowest Walkathon on April 7th. This program supports homeless families in our area, helping them with housing, job hunting, transportation, and other basic needs. This Walkathon is their largest annual fundraiser and we are excited to once again be participating. If you want to register to walk, you may do so at http://familypromise.blueskysweet.com/register.asp and our team name is “First Parish of Sudbury.” If you are unable to participate and/or would just prefer to make a donation to our team, you may do so at http://walk.familypromisemetrowest.org/teampage.asp?fundid=528#.WouTuxPyuSM by clicking “donate now.” For any questions about the program or our team, contact Lucy Manlick at .

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A Kind Word…

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

Love. In the darkest and most challenging places it is love that can bring us through. When we falter and seek shelter it is loving kindness that can help us to feel safe. Love is more than a balm to ease our weary souls. It is the cure that can resolve our discontent. Love is so many things to so many people, filled with expectations spoken and not. What is our understanding of love and does it hold us back from fully living this life unfettered? Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty looks into the face of love and sees…

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Brain Fitness: Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in General News

Saturday, March 17, 10:00am at First Parish of Sudbury.

All are welcome.

Presentation by Alina Carter, Speech-Language Pathologist at Emerson Hospital

“Do you find yourself forgetting names, wondering what you are looking for, or have trouble retrieving that thought? You are not alone. Come learn about key strategies for keeping the mind sharp and healthy at every age.

Sponsored by the First Parish Pastoral Associates.

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A Kind Word (for newsletter)

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in General News, Sunday Service Copies

Love. In the darkest and most challenging places it is love that can bring us through. When we falter and seek shelter it is loving kindness that can help us to feel safe. Love is more than a balm to ease our weary souls. It is the cure that can resolve our discontent. Love is so many things to so many people, filled with expectations spoken and not. What is our understanding of love and does it hold us back from fully living this life unfettered? Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty looks into the face of love and sees…

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350MA Metrowest Node workshop at FPS March 1

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in General News

Sustaining the Activist

Rev. Dr. Ian Mevorach will share from his own experience about some of the spiritual, emotional, and communal support systems, which have sustained his journey as a climate and social justice activist at 350Mass Metrowest Node meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at First Parish of Sudbury UU, 327 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA, at 7:00pm.

Rev. Dr. Mevorach holds a M.Div. and a Ph.D. in Ecological Theology and Ethics from Boston University School of Theology.  He is the co-founder and spiritual leader of the Common Street Spiritual Center in Natick, MA, a love-centered community that values many spiritual paths and is a hub for environmental justice and peace activism.

For more information about climate change and the Metrowest node, visit:

350MassMetrowest.org

https://www.facebook.com/350MAMetrowestNode

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