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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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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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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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