As Unitarian Universalists, and in particular as the members and friends of First Parish Church, we have a number of ideas and ideals that we affirm and aspire to. But what we say we are for is the blueprint of a shared community – … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
On the Sunday of Martin Luther Kind Day weekend, Rev. Kelly will reflect with us on MLK’s life as a model of fidelity to one’s faith and ideals – particularly in the way Dr. King himself understood the calling of non-violence in response to hatred … read more.
In a world as complex and conflicted as
ours, maintaining integrity requires constant effort. Being true to ourselves,
and to our own ideals, can often be very challenging. One of the ways in which
it can be most challenging comes in the conflict between our expectations,
conflicts, or biases … read more.
In 1845, the British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on an expedition to find the mythical Northwest Passage – a sea route for sailing from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean by passing north of Canada. Although these days, climate change is making that … read more.
On the last Sunday of 2019, join Rev. Kelly and members of the Music and Worship Committee in a time of reflection and sharing. All are invited to bring a poem that particularly speaks to them to share during this interactive worship service.
Join us for our annual celebration of Christmas Eve through story, song and candlelight. Two services will be held, at 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. All are welcome.
In our annual Christmas Pageant Sunday, the whole congregation will be invited to participate in a fun and energetic retelling of the traditional Christmas story, led by our children and youth. Join us for a beloved story and music and a change to join … read more.
Join us to celebrate the cycle of the natural world and the transition from gathering darkness to growing light. A brief family-friendly service will be held at 4 pm at Lynch Park at 55 Ober Street in Beverly (on the shoreline, near the volleyball … read more.
Miracles – awesome experiences of transcendence – are a common theme throughout much of human religion. They are a particularly live concept during a holiday season that celebrates the miraculous (both ancient and every day). In this service, Rev. Kelly will challenge us … read more.
The stars in the night sky have been a source of wonder and awe for human beings since long before the written word, and perhaps even before language itself. As we have come to better understand the universe around us as a species, some … read more.