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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on This Week in Religious Exploration

This Week in Religious Exploration

We hope that you can join us for our Christmas Eve Family Worship Service at 5pm on 12/24!  The service will feature a fun, interactive pageant and lots of beautiful Christmas carols!   There will be no RE classes this Sunday, December 29th.  Classes will resume on Sunday, January 5th.

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Is Christmas only for Christians?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2019 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Is Christmas only for Christians?

The answer to this question is an emphatic, No! How can we find deeper meaning in the truth of the season? Join, Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the Congregation of First Parish in imagining what Christmas should/could be like in a twenty-first century secular society.

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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on This Week in Religious Exploration

This Week in Religious Exploration

This Week in Religious Exploration: Nursery care for children ages 0-5: Nursery care is available during worship this weekend! Religious Exploration for children and youth in grades K-8: This Sunday, December 22, our students will participate in our third Arts Sunday of the year!  June Hopkins will lead our students in a fun and festive children’s choir lesson, and we will be rehearsing the songs that we will perform during the family worship service at 5pm on Christmas Eve!   Christmas Eve Family Worship Service and Pageant: Our annual...

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Give Presence for the Holidaze…

Posted by on Dec 15, 2019 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Give Presence for the Holidaze…

Sharing ourselves with others over the holidays may just be the best gift we can give. Instead of shopping, buying, wrapping and giving presents for the holidaze what if we offer our presence to the ones we love. Join, Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty and the Congregation of First Parish in wondering how to make the shift from the consumer based holidaze to a kindler gentler less frenetic way of being.

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First Parish Launches Meetinghouse of Sudbury & Online Apparel Store!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Community, General News, Stewardship | Comments Off on First Parish Launches Meetinghouse of Sudbury & Online Apparel Store!

In order to protect the historic legacy of our Sudbury Town Center, the members of the First Parish of Sudbury are pleased to invite you to become a Friend of the Meetinghouse on the Sudbury Common! Our hope is that those who have had an opportunity to be sheltered in the prodigious arms of this historic Meetinghouse, and find its presence comforting and an important part of the Historic Sudbury Town Center, will be inspired to join us on the journey of its care. The members of First Parish have been the consistent caretakers of the...

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Celebrate the Holidays at First Parish!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Celebrate the Holidays at First Parish!

Celebrate the Holidays at First Parish!

First Parish of Sudbury invites the community to celebrate the Holidays! All events are open to the public. December 21 – Yule Festival Please join us for the Earth Centered traditions group’s annual Winter Solstice Ritual.  We will celebrate the Shortest Day of the year on Saturday, December 21 at 6 pm.  We turn the wheel of the year and bring back the sun, a chance to leave things in the old year and gather others for the new.  The ritual will be followed by a pot luck feast and carols in the Parish Hall. For more information, click...

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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on This Week in Religious Exploration

This Week in Religious Exploration

Nursery care for children ages 0-5: Nursery care is available during worship this weekend! Religious Exploration for children and youth in grades K-8: Flames class (grades K-3): This week, our younger students will meet for a Moral Tales lesson about faith, hope and prayer. In this class, they will learn about the importance of prayer as spiritual practice in many religious faiths.  They will hear a traditional Jewish story about faith, play a game that encourages them to think about gratitude and hope, and create UU prayer bead necklaces....

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Yule – Winter Solstice Ritual and Feast – Sat. 12/21, 6:00pm

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019 in Earth Centered, General News | Comments Off on Yule – Winter Solstice Ritual and Feast – Sat. 12/21, 6:00pm

Yule – Winter Solstice Ritual and Feast – Sat. 12/21, 6:00pm

Please join us for the Earth Centered traditions group’s annual Winter Solstice Ritual.  We will celebrate the Shortest Day of the year on Sat, Dec 21 at 6:00pm.  We turn the wheel of the year and bring back the sun, a chance to leave things in the old year and gather others for the new.  The ritual will be followed by a pot luck feast and carols in the Parish Hall. The ceremony is appropriate for those approximately 12 years and up – use your own judgment. Childcare is available if requested by Thursday before the event (12/19). The...

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Friday, December 6 – Student Climate Strike

Posted by on Dec 3, 2019 in General News | Comments Off on Friday, December 6 – Student Climate Strike

First Parish of Sudbury invites the community to take part as it joins the Global Student Climate Strike on Friday, December 6, 2019. Join First Parish at 11 am to make posters and then demonstrate in the center of Sudbury at 327 Concord Road, Sudbury, from noon to 1:30 pm. First Parish will provide supplies to make posters. Contact the First Parish office at  978-443-2043 for further information.

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This Week in Religious Exploration

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019 in Coming Up in RE, General News, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on This Week in Religious Exploration

This Week in Religious Exploration

Nursery care for children ages 0-5: Nursery care is not available during worship this weekend.  The nursery classroom will be open, and parents are welcome to bring their children there to play during the service if needed. Religious Exploration for children and youth in grades K-8: There will be no Religious Exploration classes this Sunday, December 8.  We hope that your whole family can join us for our fun and festive all-ages Revelry Sunday service!

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