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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Natural Evil

  Sunday, March 19, 2023 10:30 am; live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie leading   We celebrate the vernal equinox and the beauty of the Earth during this Sunday’s service. And, we acknowledge that the natural world isn’t always “good” to us humans or...

Poor Unfortunate Souls

  March 26, 2023 10:30 am, live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie leading   We know their names (or, at least our kids and grandkids do): Ursula; Jafar; Hades; Cruella; Scar; Radcliffe. Disney villains are, of course, meant to be evil, but there’s more...

​​The Source of Human Good

  Sunday, March 5, 2023 10:30 am; live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie leading   As we enter our theme month about Good & Evil, we’ll explore our Unitarian/Universalist historic theologies about goodness, positive psychology, and love at the...

Rev. Catie Featured on “TUUSK”

  Last year, Rev. Catie was interviewed by fellow UU minister Rev. Sarah Skochko for her Things UUs Should Know video series about our congregation’s research into our enslavement history. That video has now been edited and is available both on Rev....

Black U/U Trailblazers

  Sunday, February 26, 2023 10:30 am; live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie and Sara Elizabeth leading   As we near the end of Black History Month, we celebrate black Unitarian/Universalist trailblazers — or, as black UU minister and historian Rev....

A Privileged Place

  Sunday, February 12, 2023 10:30 am, live streamed from the Sanctuary Rev. Catie leading   As we celebrate black excellence and mourn anti-blackness in our dominant culture, First Parish will also wrestle with privilege and fragility (racial and through...

We Will Not Be Controlled

  Sunday, January 22, 2023 10:30 am, live streamed online from the sanctuary Rev. Catie Scudera preaching   Exactly 50 years ago this Sunday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued the Roe v. Wade decision, declaring that the Fourteenth Amendment of...