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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Families for Liberation

  Sunday, November 20, 2022 10:30 am; live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera leading   For many of us, when we think of our monthly theme “liberation,” we think of big picture, societal-level freedom for all. But, liberation can also happen on a...

Great Bundle of Humanity

  Sunday, November 6, 2022 10:30 am, live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera leading   On this Sunday before Election Day, we reflect on our UU Fifth Principle and “the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at...

Covenant, Not Creed

  Sunday, November 13, 2022 10:30 am, live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera leading   Our national denomination is in the midst of reviewing our UU Principles and Sources, and a draft of revised Principles and Sources has been published for...

Grief Support and Memorial Services

  During this hard time of compounded and collective grief, the First Parish staff team invites the congregation to come together in mourning to give and receive love and support. First, the UU Trauma Response Ministry is sending trained ministers to offer grief...

Hail to the Pumpkin King!

  Sunday, October 30, 2022 10:30 am, live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera leading   At the end of “spooky season,” we’ll use the 1993 stop-motion animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas as a way of understanding the difference between...

Each Being Beloved

  Sunday, October 9, 2022 10:30 am, livestreamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera leading   In our service honoring Indigenous Peoples Day and drawing from indigenous wisdom, we contemplate our UU First Principle of the “inherent worth and dignity of...