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What Is It About Guns – Seth Kaplan

Posted by on Aug 11, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on What Is It About Guns – Seth Kaplan

What Is It About Guns – Seth Kaplan

Seth will be talking about why guns occupy the position they do in our society, how this is evidenced in the level of gun violence in America, and what this boils down to in his life.

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Lughnasadh! — The Earth Centered Group

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Lughnasadh! — The Earth Centered Group

Lughnasadh! — The Earth Centered Group

Join the First Parish Earth Centered group as we celebrate Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh and First Fruits, comes from the Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, “loaf-mass”. It is a Cross Quarter Day, along with Halloween, Groundhog Day and May Day, half way between the solstices and the equinoxes. It is the first of the three harvest festivals and celebrates the reaping of the grain. In Gaelic traditions it is called Lughnasadh in honor of the Celtic blacksmith god Lugh.  

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Summers on the Farm — Marion Tratnyek

Posted by on Jul 28, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Summers on the Farm — Marion Tratnyek

Summers on the Farm — Marion Tratnyek

 

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My Year of No Shopping – Leslie Bryant

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on My Year of No Shopping – Leslie Bryant

My Year of No Shopping – Leslie Bryant

Leslie Bryant will be speaking about her ongoing “year of no shopping”, how it has impacted her thoughts on consumerism and influenced her behavior in a manner that allows her to be more mindful and more able to share her resources of time and money with her community.

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7/21 Bohm Dialogue — Human Reasoning

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in General News, Religious Exploration, Salon - Bohm Dialogue | Comments Off on 7/21 Bohm Dialogue — Human Reasoning

7/21 Bohm Dialogue — Human Reasoning

For July our topic is Human Reasoning. “To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” ―Thomas Paine “In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance.” ―Thomas Jefferson “We must trust to nothing but facts: These are presented to us by Nature, and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural...

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The Financial Social Worker — Fred Pryor

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on The Financial Social Worker — Fred Pryor

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What Is Church For? A Dialogue. — Tom Yelton

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on What Is Church For? A Dialogue. — Tom Yelton

What Is Church For? A Dialogue. — Tom Yelton

What is church for? What is it not for? What is life for?  The service will not have a sermon or lecture. It will use the format called Bohm Dialogue which emphasizes respectful listening and balanced, synergistic sharing. For more details about how Dialogue works, please see this intro. Basically we will sit in a circle with a talking stick in the center. Whoever wishes to speak on the topic “What Is Church For?” will take the talking stick (or ask for it if they need help) and return it to the center when done speaking. Bohm...

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First Parish Sudbury presents a July 4 Cook Out

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019 in Community, General News | Comments Off on First Parish Sudbury presents a July 4 Cook Out

First Parish Sudbury presents a July 4 Cook Out

The First Parish grilling team of chefs is ready for our annual summer cook out on Thursday July 4. We’ll be selling beef and vegetarian burgers, beef hot dogs, sausages with peppers and onion, french fries, popcorn, cookies, cakes and cold drinks at 12 noon on the front lawn. We’re at the corner of Concord and Hudson Roads. The weather is going to be perfect, ie. hot and sunny. Bring your family and neighbors to the First Parish lawn for a picnic and parade viewing. This is the best spot to see the Sudbury July 4 parade.

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Genealogy – Voice in Your Blood — June Hopkins

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Worship Services | Comments Off on Genealogy – Voice in Your Blood — June Hopkins

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Director of Religious Education Job Opening

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Director of Religious Education Job Opening

Posted September 3, 2019 Thank you and Welcome to Jenna Kyes who has joined the FPS staff as our Director of Religious Exploration!

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