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Listing of Upcoming Services
“The Disabled God for Unitarian Universalists”
Back in 1994, Nancy Eiseland argued that God is disabled, so persons with disabilities need to be at the center of church life. We Unitarian Universalists don’t necessarily believe in a deity. So where do people with disabilities fit into Unitarian Universalism?
“Religion vs. Spirituality”
These days, many people say, “I’m spiritual but not religious.” Given that religion is often tied to colonialism, sexism, racism, and homophobia, that’s understandable. But should we give up on religion, or redefine religion?
“Universalism for Such a Time as This”
Universalism was the old belief that no one goes to hell. Does that old belief still have a place in an increasingly secular world?
“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”
If we’re going to eradicate racism in the United States, we need a cultural revolution to change the way people think, act, make money. That revolution might be going on right now, especially among Millennials and Gen Z.
“From the Ladies’ Charitable Society to the Osgood Club”
In the twentieth century, our congregation was home to a variety of special interest group — the Women’s Alliance, the Laymen’s League, American Unitarian Youth, and others. The story of these groups tells us a lot about what our congregation was like in the last … read more.
Order of Service
The order of service for the coming Sunday is posted here by Friday. You can use the order of service to follow along with the livestream service.
Order of Service January 29, 2023
Order of Service January 22, 2023
Order of Service January 15, 2023
Order of Service January 8, 2023
(The service on Jan. 1, 2023, was in discussion format, and there was no order of service.)
Order of Service December 25, 2022
Christmas Eve Order of Service December 24, 2022 — Christmas Eve booklet of carols (PDF)
Order of Service December 18, 2022
Worship services are livestreamed on the First Parish Youtube channel. View the livestream at 10 a.m. Eastern time, September through June. (Summer services are not livestreamed.)
A video of each service remains on Youtube for a month.
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Screen grab of the worship service livestream, September 11, 2022