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Living Our Values with Ms. Laura Wagner

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

Join the congregation at First Parish of Sudbury for the first of our Sunday services during the time our settled minister is on sabbatical. This Sunday, Jan. 13, we welcome back to our pulpit Ms. Laura Wagner, executive director of UU Mass Action, the Unitarian Universalist State Action Network. Their mission is to organize and mobilize UUs to confront injustice.

Ms. Wagner’s sermon is titled “Living Our Values”. Join us to learn more.

This Sunday we will “Share the Plate”–half of the collection will go to UU Mass Action.

You can read the sermon here: Living Our Values (pdf)

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Living Our Values with Ms. Laura Wagner (for newsletter)

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

Join the congregation at First Parish of Sudbury for the first of our Sunday services during the time our settled minister is on sabbatical. This Sunday, Jan. 13, we welcome back to our pulpit Ms. Laura Wagner, executive director of UU Mass Action, the Unitarian Universalist State Action Network. Their mission is to organize and mobilize UUs to confront injustice.

Ms. Wagner’s sermon is titled “Living Our Values”. Join us to learn more.

This Sunday we will “Share the Plate”–half of the collection will go to UU Mass Action.

Founded in 2006, it is a statewide network of congregations, lay members and ministers whose mission is to mobilize our voice in support of Unitarian Universalist values to achieve a just, equitable and compassionate Commonwealth. We are proud to share our collection with this worthy organization this morning.

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Endings and Beginnings…

Posted by on Jan 6, 2019 in General News, Worship Services

The first Sunday of the New Year is an important time at First Parish it is a time when we remember those whom we have lost over the year and the new additions to our families who arrived. Please bring the names of those whom you would like to honor for this service. This will also be the last Sunday before Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty’s sabbatical begins. Rev. Marjorie will be sharing her thoughts about sabbatical, the upcoming themes and how to take care of one another in her absence. The next few months will be filled with many different speakers bringing their wisdom to the First Parish meetinghouse so please check in often to stay ahead of the schedule. Peace to you in the New Year!

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Home for the Holidays…

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

 

Come join us this Sunday to sing carols, share stories and to wonder about what is needed to create a sense of “home” no matter where you are during the holidays.

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Auction Sermon: Nature

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in General News, Uncategorized, Worship Services

In ancient times… during the dark days of winter, at the birth of spring, thru the abundance of summer and the harvest humankind has sought deeper meaning, entities to blame and allies for our journey. The mother, Goddess who gave birth and meaning to life, the father, God who worked the land and the people towards achievement. Throughout history meaning has been imagined and shared through ritual, legend and folklore. The stars and heavens held the truth. The pagan faith, the beliefs of our ancestors before organized religion was a thing, is what our discussion this week is all about. Join the Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she meanders through traditional beliefs and and folklore that has endured in the face of persecution and orthodoxy.

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Peace…

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in General News, Worship Services

What is peace? Is peace attainable and maintainable in this life? Can we imagine living in peace and what would we, humankind, need to give up and accept in order to create peace on earth? Join Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty as she imagines and embraces a practice of peace.

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