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Holiday Services at First Parish of Sudbury UU

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Holiday Services at First Parish of Sudbury UU

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Yoga on Wednesdays at 6:15. All are welcome.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Yoga on Wednesdays at 6:15. All are welcome.

  Join our small group yoga class on Wednesdays at 6:15pm in the Commons. In this class we practice a mix of vinyasa (movement with breath) and yin (deep relaxation). There are hands-on assists, plenty of props and support, and a chance to practice with a dedicated group of people. The fee for each class is $15. For more information, contact Lois Schiappa or the yoga teacher, *protected email* To learn more about Julie, visit her website:...

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Rev. Marjorie offers a session of Reiki I on January 18-19

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Rev. Marjorie offers a session of Reiki I on January 18-19

On Thursday Jan 18 AND Friday Jan 19, from 6:30-9:00pm, Rev. Marjorie will offer Reiki I. (You must attend both evenings). Reiki I is a completely safe and powerful hands-on technique to improve your health and those of your friends and family.   This healing system is guided by divine love and wisdom.  By simply signing up for this class, one begins on a path of spiritual change in their own life. You will discover deeper connections, have a more positive outlook, become more healthy and grow more intuitive.  You will be less inhibited and...

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Secret Santa gifts–please return to FPS by Sunday Dec. 10

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Secret Santa gifts–please return to FPS by Sunday Dec. 10

Secret Santa’s sleigh will leave First Parish on December 10 at 11 AM.  Please bring all gifts back to the Parish Hall on Sunday December 10 before 11 AM.  All gifts must be new and wrapped.  Please attach the label with the child’s and Social Worker’s name prominently on the outside of the bag.  Please do not leave gifts unattended in the Parish Hall.  If you must return you gifts earlier, please make arrangements with Fran in the office to securely store the gifts.  Thank you to all who participated in this annual...

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Women’s Alliance Holiday Open House Dec 10

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Women’s Alliance Holiday Open House Dec 10

Greetings Women of 1st Parish. You Are Invited! What: The Women’s Alliance Annual Holiday Open House — a long standing party tradition that’s strictly social. This is a wonderful time to get to know other women of the parish, catch up with people you haven’t seen in an age,  and meet new people. We all have a great time with no business meeting, just fun.  Newcomers are particularly invited!  When:  Sunday, December 10 from 5:00 to 8 pm — come for some or all — your choice.    Where:  The home of Carole...

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Notes from the Board of Trustee meeting Nov. 1

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Notes from the Board of Trustee meeting Nov. 1

At its November meeting, the Trustees heard updates from Rev. Matty, Buildings&Grounds, the Kitchen Committee and began consideration of revised CORI Policy, Safe Congregation Policy & Rental Policy. Replacement of the fence bordering the playground was discussed, acknowledging the need to coordinate with Landscape Committee and the Historic Commission. Jan Hardenbergh was authorized to send out year-end pledge letters as Acting Assistant Treasurer, and the Finance Committee was requested to review and update the...

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Coming Up in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Coming Up in RE, DLRE Column, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on Coming Up in Religious Exploration

Coming Up in Religious Exploration for December 2017 – This month our groups will be continuing on with their lessons on faith, patience, and trust, leading into a discussion about the idea of hope because after all, the only time we truly see the stars is in the dark. Aside from new themes and continuing to build our “Free to Be Me” wall in our First Parish Commons, we will be gearing up for our Christmas Eve Nativity Play and family service. Any families who have children wishing to participate in the Nativity play should...

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Revels Service with singing, dancing, and waking up the sun!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Revels Service with singing, dancing, and waking up the sun!

Join the congregation of First Parish of Sudbury Unitarian Universalist for their annual Revels service, featuring Morris Dancing, music and a traditional Mummer’s Play. This Revels service is similar to the Christmas Revels service that takes place in Cambridge. This year marks the 28th annual Revels service at First Parish of Sudbury! Revels is a Winter Solstice celebration intended to “wake up the sun” after the shortest day of the year. The Revels service will feature the Hop Brook Morris Dance group and a Sword Dance group Pocket Flyers,...

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Emergency Closing Info–First Parish of Sudbury 2017-18

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Emergency Closing Info–First Parish of Sudbury 2017-18

During the winter months, here is how to know if our Sunday service has been cancelled due to inclement weather. First and foremost, please use your own judgment. If it is snowy and icy, even if you have volunteered to usher or help on Sunday morning in another way, only come if you feel it is safe. Individual circumstances vary. To find out if worship at First Parish is cancelled:   First Parish website—Go to www.fpsudbury.org. The front page will show any emergency closing of our worship services and other meetings (as long as there is...

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Dec. 3 Bake Sale to Benefit Family Promise MetroWest

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Dec. 3 Bake Sale to Benefit Family Promise MetroWest

CALLING ALL families, kids, bakers, or sweet teeth! There will be a bake sale THIS SUNDAY, December 3rd, during social hour. We invite you to stop by for sweets and treats. All proceeds will be used to fund a New Year’s event for the families involved in the local nonprofit Family Promise MetroWest. This program works to help local families that have fallen into homelessness get back on their feet by providing them with meals, shelter, transportation, and a support network. The event on New Year’s will be a way for them to unwind...

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