Benefit Concert on Sunday, September 26th at 3 pm, live-streamed on YouTube from the First Parish Sanctuary.
Our Second Fall Walk/Run/Bike Fun(d)raiser begins actually, anytime, but officially: September 17th.
How do you get involved in the Walk/Run/Biking? Get the registration form, or register online.
In the month of August, wiring will be performed within the sanctuary to permanently install the equipment that we’ve been testing, preparing us for hybrid services.
Our previous foundational commitments to honor inclusivity:
FPW will open up on Sunday mornings when we are able to hold multi-platform services.
When gathering in the building we will continue to wear masks to be inclusive and respectful of others.
The Worship Committee is pleased to announce the schedule of lay-led worship services for 2021. Members of our community will be leading us in Sunday morning worship from July 11 through August 22. These services are planned to be held live online over Zoom.
First Parish Watertown held the inaugural Sue Kuder Memorial Lecture on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
Beverly and Barbara Smith are founders of the Combahee River Collective. They discussed their early activism in the Civil Rights Movement; their work to build Black feminism; and their life-long commitment to social justice. A recording of the talk is available.
On Sunday, May 2, 2021, the members of First Parish voted to call Rev. Sophia Lyons as our 30th settled minister!
Your FPW Search Committee members are delighted to formally announce that Rev. Sophia Lyons is our ministerial candidate! We have so many things to tell you about her, but first and foremost, we are grateful beyond words that she followed this path to our congregation.
The 390th Annual Meeting of the First Parish of Watertown will be held online on the 11th of April, following the Sunday Worship Service. Click here to see the full meeting warrant.
How do you see the world? Who do you look up to? What cause are you passionate about? What helps you get through hard times? What book or movie have you been thinking about recently?
Summer is coming, and with it a series of lay services led by – YOU!
First Parish Watertown is part of a coalition of congregations committed to supporting and protecting a woman in sanctuary. Congressman Joaquin Castro has agreed to send a “Sign-On” letter to his colleagues in the House of Representative. The collective asks that anyone supportive of immigrants in sanctuary contact their US representative and request that they sign the letter.
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