Speaker: Deb Weiner

Deb is a lifelong UU who serves as First Parish’s Transitional Minister.
Learn more about Deb.

With Good Will for All

Martin Luther King Jr’s embrace of non-violence was shaped by his connection to six principles which he drew from the teachings of Gandhi, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Bayard Rustin, and others. Key among them was his affinity with the word agape, which called on those … read more.

No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant

This all-ages service, led by the First Parish Staff and lay leaders, will offer some good old time fun. Well organized ahead, but no stress in the moment – we’ll tell the Christmas story together! Our choir will sing, we’ll have special guest violinists, and … read more.

Rock of Ages

As we enter into a time of winter celebrations, there has never been more need for holding a candle in the darkness to light our way into the uncertain future. Reb Ariel Handelman, spiritual leader of B’Nai Or (the Jewish congregation which gathers in our … read more.

State of the Parish Address

This congregation, in all its iterations, has existed for almost 350 years. What a long and persevering journey!

What tales from the archives, and stories from among us help guide us into health today? Where are we now and where are we going? Let’s stand on … 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.


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.