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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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Endings and Beginnings…

Posted by on Jan 5, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

Each year on the first Sunday in January, we honor the Endings and Beginnings of those who touch our lives. During our Sunday service, the names of people who were born and who died in the previous year are read aloud. All are welcome to participate.

It is time once again to collect the names of loved ones who died and who were born in 2019. Please send the following information to Rev. Marjorie at

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Is Christmas only for Christians?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

The answer to this question is an emphatic, No! How can we find deeper meaning in the truth of the season? Join, Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the Congregation of First Parish in imagining what Christmas should/could be like in a twenty-first century secular society.

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Give Presence for the Holidaze…

Posted by on Dec 15, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

Sharing ourselves with others over the holidays may just be the best gift we can give. Instead of shopping, buying, wrapping and giving presents for the holidaze what if we offer our presence to the ones we love. Join, Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the Congregation of First Parish in wondering how to make the shift from the consumer based holidaze to a kindler gentler less frenetic way of being.

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Being Grateful…

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

As the bounty of Thanksgiving is upon us, a time to give thanks, let’s look at this time as an annual tradition in terms of being present with those whom we love. Imagine what our lives might be like if we were able to be grateful for all that we have, be mindful of all that we take for granted, and be open to what may be yet to arrive. What would life be like if we lived into a daily practice of being grateful monthly, daily, or even in every moment… How might our lives be different? Join, Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the Congregation of First Parish in examining the spiritual practice of gratitude.

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