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The Possibility of Grace, Mr. Robert Kinslow (for newsletter)

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in General News, Sunday Service Copies | Comments Off on The Possibility of Grace, Mr. Robert Kinslow (for newsletter)

We welcome back Rob Kinslow to our pulpit to preach on “The Possibility of Grace” Rob asks, “Would we recognize grace if it greeted us at our own door? Of the many ways to increase the benevolent gift of grace in our lives, one way is to recognize it when it happens. And one way to recognize it is to realize that grace is possible in every moment. On this Sunday we will sharpen our spiritual lens, the better to spot grace everywhere.” Rob Kinslow has been a Unitarian Universalist since 1995 and a member of First Parish...

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Sally Sweitzer and Friends (for newsletter)

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in General News, Sunday Service Copies | Comments Off on Sally Sweitzer and Friends (for newsletter)

Join the congregation on January 27th for a special service of music and readings presented by Sally Sweitzer and Friends. The service will be on the topic of Grace as it relates to the Unitarian Universalist second principle of Justice, Equity and Compassion in human relations. The music will feature some new twist twists on old favorites and an opportunity for you to raise your voice in song along with a band and the choir.

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Religious Exploration on January 20th

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in General News, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on Religious Exploration on January 20th

Religious Exploration- This Sunday marks our third week in Religious Exploration Studying our neighboring faith Judaism. This week the children will continue to discuss the significance of several Jewish rituals and holidays including the building of a sukkah, Passover, Yom Kippur, and Hanukkah. Each week we will study several Hebrew words, talk about the Torah, and this week’s special class will include trying new or familiar foods from the Jewish culture! About Neighboring Faiths: This month we will begin to explore the concepts of...

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Living Our Values with Ms. Laura Wagner

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Living Our Values with Ms. Laura Wagner

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...

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Sabbatical 2019 Sunday Services

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Sabbatical 2019 Sunday Services

Click here for the list of Sunday Service speakers and topics. The Worship Associates have done a great job putting together a season of varied, interesting, and meaningful services. Sunday Services...

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Senior Cohousing meeting at FP Stow and Acton Sat Jan 26

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Senior Cohousing meeting at FP Stow and Acton Sat Jan 26

What:     Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Aging in Place – an Introductory Meeting When:    Saturday, January 26, from 2 pm – 4:30 pm Where:    First Parish Church of Stow and Acton                 353 Great Road (Rte. 117) Stow MA   Middlesex Senior Cohousing, a group of 12 households in Metro Northwest Boston, will hold an introductory meeting on Saturday, January 26, from 2 – 4:30 pm in Fellowship Hall at FPC Stow/Acton. MSC is seeking to build New England’s first senior cohousing neighborhood in the Maynard/Acton area and is...

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350Mass Metrowest Node Meeting at FPS January 10 at 7pm

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on 350Mass Metrowest Node Meeting at FPS January 10 at 7pm

  Gearing up for 2019: The Year of Urgency How will you participate in our civilization’s need to address climate change? At this meeting, we will be forming and continuing working groups with projects that people can engage in now, aligned with 350Mass’ new campaign priorities.  We’ll also be practicing useful skills and supporting each other aw we instigate local initiatives and participate in statewide policy-making. Join us as we work together to advocate for our planet on Thursday, January 10 at First Parish of Sudbury, Unitarian...

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Women’s Alliance meeting February 11

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Women’s Alliance meeting February 11

From the Women’s Alliance:  There will be no meeting in January.  We have a speaker for our February potluck meeting on Monday, February 11.  Devik Wyman from Mango Tree Artisans, a fair trade store in Sudbury, who is a frequent traveler to Central and South America,  will talk about “Textiles and Tortillas.”  Our potluck starts at 6:30 in the Commons with program to...

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

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Living Our Values with Ms. Laura Wagner (for newsletter)

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...

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Board of Trustee Notes from Dec. 5 meeting

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Board of Trustee Notes from Dec. 5 meeting

The Board of Trustees met on December 5, 2018. Rev. Matty reported that the Pastoral Associates Group, the Worship Associates Group, and the Board will support one another during her sabbatical. Chad Trexler reported that the kickoff for the strategic planning process is planned for sometime in the next two weeks. The final planning is scheduled for March. Mark Trone provided the Board a draft template for the committee goals as requested by the council members. The Board emphasized that the goals for the Board filter down to the committee...

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