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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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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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Ken Wagner — Resisting White Supremacy – What’s In It for White People?

Posted by on Feb 2, 2020 in General News, Worship Services

Sunday Feb 2nd, our worship service will be led by Ken Wagner, who will give a sermon titled “Resisting White Supremacy – What’s In It for White People?”  Following the service, please join Mr. Wagner and the Faith in Action committee as they host a workshop discussion focused on the structural foundation of racism and how it exists almost independently of individual people.

Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty is on a winter study and solitude retreat. 

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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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