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The Financial Social Worker — Fred Pryor

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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 Dialogue is a cooperative endeavor to explore a topic. People are therefore allowed to refer to what others have said, build on it, ask questions about it, or even disagree with it, as long as it is done thoughtfully, respectfully, sticks to the topic, and is addressed to the whole group rather than to individuals. Dialogue is mostly about respectful, attentive listening.

Everyone is welcome. You are welcome to think about the topic beforehand but no preparation is required or expected — come as you are with whatever thoughts/intuitions you have, ready to listen, learn and contribute.

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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

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Director of Religious Education Job Opening

Posted July 17, 2019

Do you love to work with children and youth? Do you have the desire to create a program for Sunday Religious Education?

First Parish of Sudbury is looking for someone with that spark of adventure and the energy to make it happen.

Click here for the full job description:   DRE job announcement 2019-07-15

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Fatherhood — Dave Andrews

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2019 Summer Services Schedule

For the complete schedule of summer services and who has volunteered for what, click HERE.

Date Leader Topic
June 16 Dave Andrews Fatherhood
June 23 June Hopkins Genealogy – Voice in Your Blood
July 7 Tom Yelton What is Church For? A Dialogue.
July 14 Fred Pryor The Financial Social Worker
July 21 Leslie Bryant My Year of No Shopping
July 28 Marion Tratnyek Summers on the Farm
August 4 Earth Centered Group Lughnasadh!
August 11 Seth Kaplan What Is It About Guns
August 18 Lane Williamson God of Dirt
August 25 All Attendees Poetry Jam


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