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Hogwarts: Magic & Science Camp (at FPS July 30-Aug 3)

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Hogwarts: Magic & Science Camp (at FPS July 30-Aug 3)

  First Parish of Sudbury Summer Camp 2018 July 30th – August 3rd For All Children Ages: 6-12   Welcome to a week at Hogwarts! First Parish of Sudbury is proud to present Hogwarts: Magic & Science Camp, a week where science will be blended with stories, art, music, and magic. The wizarding world of J.K. Rowling has come to First Parish, and with it comes classes designed to uncover the magic behind science. Registered children will receive their Hogwarts Letter in the mail one week prior to the start of classes; on the first day campers...

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Summer Services 2018

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Summer Services 2018

  Summer Sunday services take place in our air-conditioned, hearing assisted Commons. Nibbles are available at 9:30am and the service begins at 10:00am. Come hear a wide range of worship topics offered by our lay leaders. All are welcome, but no childcare is offered in the summer. Click here for a table of host, music, and nibbles volunteer assignments and open slots. Sunday Leader Subject 17-Jun Dave Andrews The Drunkard’s Walk 24-Jun Carole McNamee Worship Sharing: A Quaker Practice 1-Jul Aline Kaplan Seven Services to Humanity 8-Jul...

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Summer at FPS–your guide to what, when and how…

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Summer at FPS–your guide to what, when and how…

See flyer here: Summer at FPS 2018    

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Voting to Uphold Dignity for our Transgender Neighbors

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Voting to Uphold Dignity for our Transgender Neighbors

In November we in Massachusetts will vote on keeping our transgender folks safe. To learn more, go to...

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Spirituality and Personal Development Book Group, June 23, 10:30am

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Spirituality and Personal Development Book Group, June 23, 10:30am

Spiritual Book Group Discussion on Saturday June 23 10:30 am Join the Spiritual Book Group for a discussion on the book, Deep Work by Cal Newport. We are a group of seekers who gather every two to three months to talk about our book, and other important spiritual matters. Come on Sat June 24 10:30 am in Brackett Room at FPS when we will also make a list of books for the next year. These are the books that we have read in the short lifespan of this group. The seat of the soul : 25th anniversary edition / Gary Zukav Dying to be me : my journey...

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Celebration Sunday

Posted by on Jun 10, 2018 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Celebration Sunday

Bring your children, your cut flowers and your longing for celebration!!! This Sunday is a culmination of a year’s worth of worship, work and commitment. Our annual meeting is behind us and this Sunday will be the time when we appreciate what is laid out in front of us – summer. This Sunday is also the date for our annual picnic, bring your sweet tooth because cake will abound aplenty! We will be crossing the threshold to summer services as this will be Rev. Marjorie’s last Sunday in the First Parish pulpit until September. The...

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Volunteers needed for FPS July 4 Grill Fundraiser

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Volunteers needed for FPS July 4 Grill Fundraiser

We will be setting up again on the FPS front terrace to sell picnic food to the Independence Day Parade spectators.   Last year there were 36 volunteers, 144 customers and we made $876.  This is a pretty good fundraiser as well as a community service.  We welcome everyone to help plan, shop, grill, cut watermelons, set up tables and canopies, sell, serve and  clean up. Ask anyone who was there last year and they will tell you how much fun we all had.  If you’re away, you can still help by baking for the bake table ahead of time.  Does...

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Race Amity Day in Sudbury June 10

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on Race Amity Day in Sudbury June 10

Governor Baker has declared June 10, 2018 “Race Amity Day” in Massachusetts…to celebrate friendships – our own and those of historical figures – that bridge the racial divide. Sudbury Race Amity Day events will be held on Sunday, June 10th from 1PM – 5PM at various locations throughout Sudbury, with a closing “Gathering of Friends” to be held from 4PM – 5PM.   Our web site is live www.SudburyRaceAmity.org and the schedule of events is posted there. Information is also on Facebook at...

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Celebration Sunday (newsletter)

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in General News, Sunday Service Copies | Comments Off on Celebration Sunday (newsletter)

Bring your children, your cut flowers and your longing for celebration!!! This Sunday is a culmination of a year’s worth of worship, work and commitment. Our annual meeting is behind us and this Sunday will be the time when we appreciate what is laid out in front of us – summer. This Sunday is also the date for our annual picnic, bring your sweet tooth because cake will abound aplenty! We will be crossing the threshold to summer services as this will be Rev. Marjorie’s last Sunday in the First Parish pulpit until September. The...

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“Four Scenarios” Task Force is Forming. Join us!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in Stewardship | Comments Off on “Four Scenarios” Task Force is Forming. Join us!

Background There is concern about First Parish’s long-range financial position. To be clear, we are in no immediate danger, but at this year’s Annual Congregational Meeting (ACM), the congregation approved a significant deficit budget that will be covered from funds from the Stability Fund (our savings cushion) and from surpluses from previous years. Thanks to the care shown by many people who came before us, First Parish is able to continue our current level of expenses, even with reduced revenues. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to...

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