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Introducing Reverend Sophia Lyons

Introducing Reverend Sophia Lyons

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.

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Musically Speaking – April 9, 2021

Happy Spring, everyone!  I am thinking about entertainers who sing to us.  They could be live or virtual.  They are energetic, they move their hands and their legs, they dance, they smile, and they look right at us.  Their enthusiasm is infectious.  You can tell that...

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In the Interim – April 2nd, 2021

This month’s worship theme is Becoming, and I cannot help but think how seasonally appropriate that is. The bulbs that have lain dormant in the cold earth are just now becoming crocuses and daffodils. The buds on the trees, too, are about to burst, becoming flowers of...

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Annual Meeting Warrant

The 390th Annual Meeting of the First Parish of Watertown will be held online on the 11th of April, following the Sunday Worship Service.

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2021 Annual Meeting – April 11th

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. 

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Our Pre-Candidating Weekends Are Complete!

In the Search Committee’s journey since late January, when we narrowed our candidate field from 24 to 3, we have been busy!  Over the course of three weekends in February and March, we’ve conducted 12 hours of interviews, 6 hours of social gatherings, and attended 3 services hosted by other “neutral pulpit” UU congregations.

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Musically Speaking – March 12, 2021

Our theme for March is commitment.  I have been thinking about how commitment usually starts as a personal decision, born of our inner drives, but that as we share our lives with others, commitment spills over to the people around us.  I think this is especially true...

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