Listing of Upcoming Services

“Garbage”

Back in 1969, Bill Steele wrote a song called “Garbage.” The song describes how pollution happens, not just in the physical world, but in our thoughts as well. Why does this old song still seem so relevant?

“Old Ships & New Traditions”

Guest, Matt Meyer (musician, educator, worship leader), will explore the depth of tradition and the benefits of renovation through a journey at sea. Join us for a service of song and story as we reflect on what makes a ship seaworthy and a heart courageous.

 

“Why We Sing What We Sing”

Why do we sing the songs we sing in the service? I’ll look at half a dozen songs from our two hymnals, and talk about why they’re worth singing. I’ll also talk about some of the songs that we never sing, and why not.

“What Kind of Teacher Are You?”

Mothers (or really, all parents) are our first teachers. Even if you have no children, you’re still teaching those younger than you, whether you know it or not. So — what kind of teacher are you?

“Remembering”

Memorial Day began as a way to memorialize those who died in the Civil War. We’ll look at one of the earliest of these memorial events — May, 1865, in Charleston, N.C. — to help understand why Memorial Day remains such an important U.S. holiday.


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.  *Please note, summer services (end of June thru end of August) do not follow an order of service nor are they live-streamed.

Order of Service April 14, 2024

Order of Service April 7, 2024   and Music Insert 

Order of Service March 31, 2024

Order of Service March 24, 2024

Order of Service March 17, 2024

Order of Service March 10, 2024

Order of Service March 3, 2024

Order of Service February 25, 2024

Order of Service February 18, 2024

Order of Service February 11, 2024

Order of Service February 4, 2024

Order of Service January 28, 2024

Order of Service January 21, 2024

Order of Service January 14, 2024   and Music Insert

Order of Service January 7, 2024

Order of Service December 24, 2023 Candlelight Service @ 5pm   Poinsettia Sponsors & Intentions / Musician Bios Insert   Holiday Carols Insert

Order of Service December 24, 2023 Morning Service   Five Yuletide Carols Insert

Order of Service December 17, 2023   Poinsettia Sponsors & Intentions Insert   Holiday Sing Along Lyrics Insert

Order of Service December 10, 2023       The Christmas Gift Insert

Order of Service December 3, 2023   

Order of Service November 26, 2023    

Order of Service Community Thanksgiving November 21, 2023    

Order of Service November 19, 2023    Over the River Insert

Order of Service November 12, 2023    My Country Tis of Thee Insert

Order of Service November 5, 2023

Order of Service October 29, 2023 

Order of Service October 22, 2023

Order of Service October 15, 2023 & Music Insert

Order of Service October 8, 2023

Order of Service October 1, 2023 and Act of Installation Insert

Order of Service September 24, 2023 and insert Music Notes Sept 24

Order of Service September 17, 2023

Order of Service 9/10/2023

Order of Service June 11, 2023 and Turn the World Around & Amazing Grace Lyrics

Order of Service June 4, 2023 and insert: Diagram of a Flower

Order of Service May 28 2023 “In Flanders Fields” insert & “Mine Eyes Have seen the Glory” insert

Order Of Service and Words in Response Insert May 21 2023

Order of Service May 14, 2023

Order of Service May 7, 2023 and A Faith Without Certainty Insert

Order Of Service April 30, 2023  and Record Keeping Insert

Order of Service April 23, 2023 and three music inserts Blessed,  New Patriot, and  My Country Tis of Thee

Order of Service April 16, 2023 and music insert Blessed

Order of Service April 9, 2023

Order of Service April 2, 2023

Order of Service March 26, 2023

Order of Service March 19, 2023

Order of Service March 12, 2023  and music insert Bring Us Peace

Order of Service March 5, 2023

Order of Service February 26, 2023

Order of Service February 19, 2023

Order of Service February 12, 2023

Order of Service February 5, 2023

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


Livestream

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.

Go to the First Parish Youtube channel

 

Screen grab of the worship service livestream, September 11, 2022