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Gratitude – Our Spiritual Currency…

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

Why is it so important that we, as a people, give with a generous heart? Why is it important that we lift up one another instead of put one another down? How we give of ourselves marks how our experience of life will unfold. Rev. Marjorie calls this premise and the resultant exchange of energy spiritual currency or compassionate currency. During a month all about gratitude join us to imagine what our effort in the world could create.

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From Loss to Gratitude…

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services

How does one face loss and grief only to convert them into gratitude? Join the Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty this week as she wonders at the possibilities inherent in the practice of loving kindness and gratitude and what it takes to change a mind. During the service we will create an altar of photos and small mementos of ancestors, so bring yours in. Also this Sunday please join us in celebration for the thirty year anniversary of our Director of Music, Debra Morris-Bennett.

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All That is Good…

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

Where is all the good news? There is so much to be worried about in this world how do we tip the scales towards realizing all of the good that exists? Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty will focus this Sunday on how changing our focus can help change our lives.

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Gone Fishin’…

Posted by on Oct 14, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

What are the transforming lessons of our lives, and how do these lessons pop up in different ways over and over again? We are our experiences and lessons come in all shapes and sizes. Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she shares her thoughts about how fishing can sort of change your life.

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Posted by on Oct 7, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

Defined as “an act of giving form or shape to something or of taking form.” Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty will be marinating on formation in all of its forms. Spiritual, intellectual, and physical but why stop there? What about formation as in the creation of a movement. Rev. Marjorie will also be introducing the concept of sabbatical and how this will be a time of mindful formation for her ministry as well as the members and friends of First Parish. Please join us this Sunday for the Animal Blessing which will be held at 1:00pm on the terrace. 

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