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Leslie Bryant — Leadership and Community

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty is on a winter study and solitude retreat. This is an annual time for all of First Parish to take the time to reflect and begin again. Join our guest speaker, Leslie Bryant as she shares her thoughts about leadership and community.

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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Jan 22, 2020 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration

  • Chalice Children class for children ages 0-5:

Nursery care is available during worship this weekend!

  • Religious Exploration class for children and youth in grades K-8:

This Sunday, January 26, our students will participate in a Music Sunday class!  We will begin our class with a story about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a discussion about his dream of peace and equality for all. During our children’s choir rehearsal, we will learn some beautiful hymns that relate to Dr. King’s legacy and teachings.

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Powerful Beyond Measure…

Posted by on Jan 19, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

What is leadership? Is the acquisition of leadership all about power and control? By our mere existence as sentient beings do, we have unfettered access to power and wield power unconsciously? What is the model of servant leader and how can we reimagine a future based on an awareness of the needs of others? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the congregation of First Parish as they delve into these questions and more.

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We’re Still Collecting Donations for UUSC’s Guest At Your Table Program

Posted by on Jan 15, 2020 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration

Thank you all so much for welcoming a “guest” to your table this holiday season to support the incredible work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee!  If you would like to send your contribution to UUSC through our congregation, then please write a check to First Parish of Sudbury (with Guest At Your Table on the memo line) and bring it to church with you on Sunday or to Tom in the office during the week.  If you would like to send your donation directly to the organization, then please visit their website:

https://donate.uusc.org/give/75595/#!/donation/checkout

If you would prefer to send them a check, then please make it out to UUSC and mail it to:

UUSC

PO Box 808

Newark, New Jersey

07101-0808

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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration

  • Chalice Children class for children ages 0-5:

Nursery care is available during worship this weekend!

  • Religious Exploration class for children and youth in grades K-8:

This Sunday, January 19, our students will participate in an all-ages RE class on the topic of Perseverance. They will hear stories about people who have shown courage and perseverance when faced with difficult challenges, and each student will also create a hero comic strip celebrating a story of someone who has persisted in working for something they believe in.

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Wander Where We Will…

Posted by on Jan 12, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

There is a saying that, “not all those who wander are lost” and yet why do we feel so lost at times? What does it take to find your bearing and to feel anchored in a stormy world? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the congregation of First Parish as they endeavor to wander with purpose.

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This Week In Religious Exploration

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration

  • Chalice Children class for children ages 0-5:

Nursery care is available during worship this weekend!

  • Religious Exploration class for children and youth in grades K-8:

This Sunday, January 12, our students will participate in a Social Justice Sunday class with Sonia!  We will be exploring the Blue Promise – “Believe in your ideas and act on them”.  We will be talking about how to make sure everyone’s voice is heard and how to speak up for something you believe in. We will also be thinking of causes we support and how to enact change.

  • The Junior Youth Group will meet on Sunday from 1-2pm in the Commons classroom!  All students in grades 6-8 are welcome to attend! 

This week the youth will be engaging in a discussion surrounding voter suppression and participating in an activity helping to get unregistered people ready to vote!

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