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Blessing of the Backpacks & Clothing Drive

By , Published on August 31, 2017

Sunday, September 10th, noon in the sanctuary

Join Rev. Catie and Mark for a “blessing of the backpacks” for the start of the school year. Bring your backpacks to receive a blessing from First Parish! We are also collecting “first day of school” outfits to donate to Cradles to Crayons, a local organization that gives young children access to essential items at school, home, and play. The organization accepts new and gently used children’s clothing sizes newborn-youth 18/20 (plus adult sizes small and medium, if child appropriate) and shoes sizes newborn-adult 10. Please see their “most needed items” list for more information. Your donation will support Cradles to Crayons efforts to provide children living in homeless or low-income situations with the essentials they need to thrive. 

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