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The Living Tradition of Hot Cross Buns

During my growing-up years in Medway, my grandmother, Nanny, produced hot cross buns every Sunday during Lent and, ultimately, for Easter. When she took to bed toward the end of her life, I carried on the tradition of baking buns for Easter.

“The Power of Ideas” by Mark W. Harris –  April 14,  2019

“The Power of Ideas” by Mark W. Harris – I have long been fascinated by the power of ideas, and how certain “truths” get inside our heads and remain there as gospel, even if they only contain a kernel of truth. How much does the power of an idea have a hold on you?

Green Sanctuary Survey

The Green Sanctuary Committee would like your input on the role of their Committee in the life of First Parish, and the importance of environment issues in your life.    Please fill out their survey at this link. Thank you.

“Tidying Up and Sparking Joy”  by  Mark W. Harris – March 31, 2019

Tidying Up and Sparking Joy” by Mark W. Harris – Do you ever feel overwhelmed with stuff? Getting ready to move to Maine has meant an ongoing purge of books, furniture, clothes and files. What items have I kept because they bring me joy, and what does tidying up do for my sense of balance, letting go and spiritual growth? Let’s explore the religious implications of Marie Kondo’s quest for tidiness.

From the Office – Welcome to Breeze!

Hello from the Church Office, and thank you to everyone who has welcomed me and helped me in my first three months as Church Administrator!  I am very much enjoying being at First Parish, and I’ve been working hard to learn as quickly as possible so that I can keep...

Spring Flower Order Form

Copies of this order form will be available as an insert in the 3/24 Order of Service and at the 3/31 Sunday service as well. Easter and Spring Flowers  

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