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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Basics and Beyond: an OUT MetroWest event

  Thursday, October 13th, 7-8:30 pm at First Parish (Parlor) Join us as we welcome OUT MetroWest to give an interactive presentation on LGBTQ+ basics with a strong focus on how to be a good ally and upstander. It equips participants with up-to-date vocabulary and...

Outdoor Blessing of the Animals

  Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:00 pm, First Parish front lawn Join Rev. Catie, Darrah, Sara Elizabeth, and First Parish fuzzy friends for an outdoor Blessing of the Animals ceremony in honor of St Francis Day. All pets must be leashed or caged, and comfortable...

Autumnal Equinox Ritual

  Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:30 pm on the Dedham Ave Lawn   After the Volunteer Fair, join Rev. Catie and other First Parishioners for a brief gathering in honor of the autumnal equinox. We will draw from earth-based spiritual sources and practices...

Re-Opening Task Force

UPDATE FROM PARISH COMMITTEE ON RE-OPENING As we approach our September ingathering, we note that Covid 19 infections are still in the community, although the current variant generally causes mild disease, and there are now treatments that greatly reduce the risk of...