Speaker: Rev. Susan Milnor

“Let Us Love Alike”

Fifteenth century Transylvanian Unitarian Francis David observed, with great faith, “We need not think alike to love alike.”   How might that article of faith call the congregation of First Parish Church in Beverly UU into its future?   And how does it reflect the interim period we are closing?  Some last words of counsel and reflection from your interim minister. … Continue reading “Let Us Love Alike”

Appreciation Day

We will recognize congregants’ contributions to our life together through the past year, (organized by ministries), hold a New Member Recognition ceremony, and observe any life milestones in the congregation.   Please come and let us celebrate you. Attend In person or connect by Zoom: https://zoom.us/J/92762405253

An Abundance of Gifts

Our annual Religious Education Sunday Service will celebrate the abundance of gifts we give and receive as a community committed to worshiping and learning together. All ages will remain in the sanctuary to participate in this multi-generational service. Attend In person or connect by Zoom: https://zoom.us/J/92762405253

Earth Songs

As Earth Day approaches, we’ll center our individual and collective relationships with the Earth.  We all know how urgent the situation with climate change is, so we won’t be presenting deep science.  But as people in a faith tradition, what do we think best motivates people to care?  What are our human connections with the … Continue reading Earth Songs

“LOVE IS RISING” Multigenerational Easter Service

All ages will join together in the sanctuary for our annual Easter service.  Using some special eggs, we’lltell the story of Easter and what it most often means to Unitarian Universalists.   It’s all about love rising.  There will also be a holiday “hunt” unfolding for our young people.  Finally, trust us:  you won’t want to miss a very special … Continue reading “LOVE IS RISING” Multigenerational Easter Service

Small Acts

The mythic stories of this season remind us that however alone we sometimes feel in living our convictions, together we find the strength to do so with meaning.  Today, against the background of Palm Sunday, we’ll consider how people all over the world, in different cultures, have made small acts of resistance, sometimes very serious ones, … Continue reading Small Acts

“Unmaking History”

In this Women’s History Month, it is time to think about the critical importance of health care, particularly reproductive health care, for women, indeed for any child bearing person.  Why are these rights being rolled back with alarming speed?  Is it really just about abortion?  What’s happening affects the lives and well being of many … Continue reading “Unmaking History”