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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

First Parish as Spiritual Home


Sunday, August 20 at 10:30 am, in person and livestreamed to YouTube from the Sanctuary.

Building on feedback received during this Spring’s interviews and listening sessions, this service in the round will include reflections, personal and interactive, on spirituality as the foundation of our community. This will be a hybrid service live in Parish Hall and streamed live to YouTube. Come be a part of building and sustaining our beloved community.

Worship Leader: Tad Staley

Tad Staley has been a member of First Parish for 14 years. He received his MDiv from Andover Newton, which included serving as intern minister at Plymouth Congregational Church in Belmont. At First Parish, Tad facilitated a Small Group for 7 years, co-facilitated the Big Question Forum for 4 years, and chaired Continuing Ed for 3 years. He now serves on the strategic task force that is researching and facilitating discussions on prospective paths forward for First Parish. He and his wife Monica, a Kindergarten teacher at Broadmeadow School, raised four kids in Needham and are now grandparents to six.