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Fellowship News – September 2022

The new church year is upon us and we look forward to spending time together. The Fellowship Committee has agreed that we should try to have one Social Hour per month with food, starting in October. We will call these the "Second Sunday Social Hour" and will be...

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Musically Speaking – September 9th, 2022

Happy fall and welcome back to First Parish!  I am looking forward to seeing you at our church in the coming month!  In anticipation of the church year, I have a few questions and few answers to share. A foundation to my questions fall into the ideas of themes for the...

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The View From Here – September 2nd, 2022

Greetings Church Family! I pray that you and yours are well and have what you need these days. The start of the church year is upon us, and I feel a holy thrum beginning to reverberate in these walls. Maybe it’s my own excitement, but I sense these walls also await...

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Installation of Reverend Sophia Lyons

Installation of Reverend Sophia Lyons

Join us Sunday morning, September 25th at 10:30 AM for the Installation of Reverend Sophia Lyons. Our Sunday service will be a community celebration centered on expressing and strengthening our commitments to each other and our work in the world.

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Welcome to Summer Social Hour

On Sunday June 19th, immediately following our Flower Service (with Band!) - please plan to stay or come over to church for some Fellowship in the garden to celebrate the official end of our church year. The Fellowship Committee will provide clementines, cookies,...

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From the Parish Committee – May 27th, 2022

Greetings from the Parish Committee, It’s been a busy past month! The 391st Annual Meeting of FPW was held with a large number of the congregation participating. There was a lively discussion on the revised Social Action by-law that concluded with a unanimous vote in...

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Musically Speaking – June 10th, 2022

Before going to sleep at night, Guy and I trade off reading aloud.  We choose our book carefully, as we don’t want some of the harsh realities of our lives to be our last thoughts before sleep.  Right now, we are reading Redwall by Brian Jacques.   It is about a...

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From Your Minister – June 3rd, 2022

Greetings Church Family! I pray that you and yours are well these days. June’s theme is Celebrating Blessings and a good one to end our church year with. Natural endings invite us to both count them and prepare for them. Right now, we are holding several transitions...

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“A Brave People” – May 29th, 2022

  “We have so little faith,” Anne Morrow Lindbergh wisely writes, “we have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid that it will never return. We insist on...

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