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RE March 1, 2020

Posted by on Feb 24, 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!

  • Flames class for children in grades K-3:

This Sunday, our younger students will participate in a Moral Tales lesson about non-violence.  They will read and discuss an Indian folktale about a child who must decide whether or not to protect a small bird from harm.  Next, they will play a variety of games that encourage non-violent conflict resolution. They will finish class by taking some time to make “What Would UU Do?” bracelets.

  • Explorers class for children and youth in grades 4-8:

Our older students will participate this Sunday in a Toolbox of Faith lesson about love.  They will read and discuss a traditional Jewish story about love and sacrifice, and then they will explore the idea of human compassion through cooperative games, song, and an ASL “I love you” craft.

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Needed…

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

What does it feel like to be needed and what does it feel to need? At some point in our lives we have each experienced both sides of this coin of need and this Sunday we will wonder about the question: is it better to be needed and what does it say about us when we try not to be “needy”? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the congregation of First Parish as they delve into the positive nature of need.

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RE February 23, 2020

Posted by on Feb 18, 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, February 23, our students will participate in an Arts and Music Sunday class!  We will begin our class with a story about friendship, and a discussion about the love and kindness that friends show to one another.  During our children’s choir rehearsal, we will learn a fun new song about friendship and play a musical game!

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All Kinds of Love

Posted by on Feb 16, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

What is generosity and how does it affect our understanding of self and our relationship to everything and everyone else? The worship theme of the month will go deeper into the act of finding the key that unlocks a generous soul. Hint: Heart + Mind + Generosity = Happy Soul. Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the congregation of First Parish as they delve into the topic and practice of Radical Loving Generosity. A celebration of All Kinds of Love.

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Religious Exploration February 16, 2020

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration

Chalice Children class (ages 0-5): Nursery care is available during worship this weekend!

All-Ages RE class (grades K-8): This Sunday, Sonia will lead our students in a Social Justice Sunday class about showing kindness and support to others.  The students will think about the ways that we can all help when others are in need, and then they will make special gifts that we will distribute to pediatric patients at Emerson Hospital through the Teddy Bear Project!

Junior Youth Group (grades 4 and up):  The Junior Youth Group will be making teddy bears for the Teddy Bear Project from 1-2pm in the Commons Classroom!  We hope that you can join us for this fun and special project!

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What Scares Us…

Posted by on Feb 9, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

The news that we experience on a daily basis is presented through a lens of, “If it bleeds is reads” so how can we get a balanced perspective about the safety of our world, what is real and important and what is not? How do we face the reality of the newest pandemic virus, market swing, and political hoopla with a balanced frame of mind? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the First Parish congregation as they imagine what a world might look like where the use of fear is not the predominant motivator of the day.

 

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