Archives: Services

Nose to the Trail

Theologian Frederick Buechner, writes “your vocation in life comes from where your greatest joy meets world’s greatest needs.”

How do we know when we are on the right path for us as individuals or as a community of faith? What signs in your life have helped … read more.

Renewal and the Promise of the Coming Day

It’s fall, and we gather again in exploration, celebration and connection.

There are things in church that are the same, and things that are different, among them a new ministry team, a focus on building community and welcome, and energy directed toward searching for a new … read more.

Welcome and Welcome Back

Join our new Parish Minister Rev. Megan Lynes, Director of Religious Education Yvonne Andrews, and Summer Minister Deborah Weiner for a welcome-back end-of-summer worship service in the sanctuary.

We’ll celebrate with a “Bring in the Harvest” potluck lunch in Whitcomb Hall following the service – … read more.

Summer Service

Our new Director of Religious Education, Rev. Yvonne Andrews, returns to lead summer worship in the air-conditioned chapel.

We regret that Zoom streaming is unavailable in the chapel.

Community Building

Join Brenda Asis and Andy LeCompte for a lay-led worship service on Community Building.

First Parish in Waltham recently began creating a vision statement, part of which is to create a Culture of Inclusion. This service will move us closer to this vision by showing … read more.


Pastor Deborah Weiner leads worship as we discover what happens when we open “Pandora’s Box” and discover surprises… some of them delightful, some disconcerting.

Join us in the air-conditioned chapel.

We regret that Zoom streaming is unavailable in the chapel.

No Stone Left Unturned

Join us in the chapel for a service led by Yvonne Andrews.

We regret that zoom streaming is unavailable in the chapel.

The Theology of Ted Lasso

Join us in the chapel, where Deborah Weiner will explore “The Theology of Ted Lasso” with us.

We regret that no zoom streaming is available from our chapel location.

Flower Communion Sunday

Flower Communion Sunday marks the end of our formal church year at First Parish. It will also be the end of Rev. Becky’s time with us after eight years of shared ministry. So why is she preaching a sermon about beginnings? Come and find out!