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Living Deliberately

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Living Deliberately

Join the congregation at First Parish of Sudbury Unitarian Universalist on Sunday, April 23 as we welcome Fran Sharp to the pulpit. Fran, a life-long Unitarian Universalist, has been a member of the congregation for 19 years, has served on the staff and also the Worship committee for several years.. Ms. Sharp will offer reflections on a favorite writing by Henry David Thoreau in the 1880s when he lived at Walden Pond in Concord. The writing began “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately…and not when I came to...

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4/23 Bohm Dialogue — A Sustainable World and Human Nature

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in General News, Religious Exploration, Salon - Bohm Dialogue | Comments Off on 4/23 Bohm Dialogue — A Sustainable World and Human Nature

What would it take to live sustainably on planet Earth and are humans capable of it? Humans obviously have to reduce pollution and consumption of resources to sustainable levels and give Earth’s ecosystems, oceans and atmosphere space and time to recover. But that’s not enough – any improvements can be quickly overtaken by population growth. The road forward should be  rational and obvious. The knowledge and technology exists. Why don’t we just do it? What’s stopping us? Lack of agreement on the problem and the...

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Summer Service sign-ups have begun

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Summer Service sign-ups have begun

They say that everyone has at least one sermon in them. How about you? There are folks here to help you! If you are new to summer services at FPS, you will find them to be a little more informal, on a wide range of topics, but yes indeed, they are worship services. We have breakfast nibbles, a speaker, music and conversation afterward. Please sign up to speak, to bring nibbles one day, or to provide music if you are one of our talented types. The signup board is in the FPS lobby or Parish Hall. Join in the good, enriching fun that is Summer...

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Got New Contact Info?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Got New Contact Info?

We have heard that many are giving up their Verizon accounts and switching to other providers. Please keep Fran in the office informed of any changes to your phone numbers, email addresses, and postal addresses. The best way to let her know is to email it to *protected email*...

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Landscape Clean-up Day–you are invited!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Landscape Clean-up Day–you are invited!

Our spring outdoor clean-up will take place on Saturday, April 29 from 9am-2pm. Many hands make light work. Please bring work gloves and a rake and join us for an hour or two. Refreshments provided. Please contact Val Tratnyek.

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Religious Education April 23rd

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Coming Up in RE, DLRE Column, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on Religious Education April 23rd

Spirit Play will learn about our place in the interdependent web of life through the story of “I Love You Sun, I Love You Moon”. They will wonder about what it means to love the Earth, and whether the Earth might also love us! Unitarian Universalism looks to the direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces which create and uphold life. UU Explorers will look at the paintbrush as a symbol of personal expression for our...

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FPS Council Meeting Sunday, April 23 at 11:45am

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on FPS Council Meeting Sunday, April 23 at 11:45am

All interested person are welcome to attend the FPS Council meeting. Lunch will be served. We’ll be sharing plans for the coming year, scheduling, and budgeting. Group leaders and committee chairs are asked to come prepared to report on highlights of the year, and plans for the next year. This is an informative meeting, and all are welcome. Thanks to you all, Della Hughes,...

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Storytelling workshop this Sunday at noon

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Storytelling workshop this Sunday at noon

Sally Sweitzer, professional storyteller and entertainer, offers what she describes as the “nuts and bolts” of storytelling this Sunday at 12:00 in the Brackett Room. It will also whet your appetite for more workshops Sally plans to offer in the fall at FPS. Sally writes that “Storytelling is an ancient art form, one of the earliest ways that the histories of families and cultures came down through time. Whether you just want to learn the tricks that make a story compelling and the strategies to tell a story so your audience...

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Service Auction was a Big Success!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Service Auction was a Big Success!

Thank you to everyone who made such generous and creative donations and to everyone who came!  The spirited bidding pushed this year’s net income to  approximately $15,500!!! This is about 20% more than last year’s results. Thank you to all the volunteers who made the evening a success.  We are already  looking forward to next year and welcome your suggestions and comments. Sheila Murphy, Sherene Aram, Gail and Jan Hardenbergh, Leslie Bryant, Anna Lee and Sherri...

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We Will Rise…

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on We Will Rise…

Easter Sunday is a time for stories of spring, the return of the sun, Ostara – the Dawn Goddess, Easter bunnies, eggs and the resurrection of Jesus. How do all of these varied topics meld into a meaningful Sunday? Come be a part of this amazing and loving community and experience a Unitarian Universalist Easter Sunday. Please bring canned food that will be donated to the local food...

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