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Worship ServiceSunday May 22, 2022
10:30AM - 12:00PM
Charlyn Bethell, Guy Urban, Djalai Babazadeh and the FPW choir!
This year, Music Sunday will be all about the role of beauty in a spiritual life, and how music plays a role in that. The FPW Choir will sing an anthem that includes the congregation joining in for a familiar hymn. Djalai, Charlyn and Guy will play a piece for viola, oboe and piano. Choir members will be contributing readings and a chalice lighting. Guy will deliver a homily, probably from the piano! For the postlude, the Choir will sing a song we did at the Talent Show: “This is How We Change” from Schmigadoon. Beauty will abound!
Social Justice Offering for May For the month of March, the Social Action Committee has designated the Immigrant Family Services Institute (IFSI) the recipient of our Social Justice offering.
Located in Mattapan, the mission of the IFSI is to expedite the successful integration of recent immigrants into the social and economic fabric of the United States with justice and dignity. Using a village model by integrating children, parents, grandparents, and other stakeholders in our programs, they provide services that promote education, encourage civic engagement, and strengthen communities. The majority of the families IFSI serves are from Haiti.
For more information about IFSI, please visit their web-site: https://www.ifsi-usa.org. To make a financial contribution, please send a check made out to First Parish with "IFSI" on the memo line, or choose "Give to Special Collection" at https://fpwatertown.breezechms.com/give/online.
All are welcome! We are currenly offering in person services (masks required) that are also streamed via Zoom. If you would like the Zoom link for the service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday.
As Unitarian Universalists, we affirm the inherent worth of all people and embrace the free search for truth without a creed.
Rev. Sophia Lyons is the 30th settled minister of First Parish Watertown.
The First Parish of Watertown, established in 1630, is one of the oldest parishes in the United States.
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