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“Kid’s Stuff” by Andrea Greenwood – September 18, 2011

Kid’s Stuff September 18, 2011 The First Parish of Watertown The Rev. Andrea Greenwood Reading  from Moby-Duck, or the Synthetic Wilderness of Childhood, by Donovan Hahn On January 10, 1992, a boat traveling from a factory in China to Tacoma, Washington, lost twelve...

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Summer Worship Services -2011

Summer Services 2011 - 9:30 a.m. We have a summer full of wonderful lay led services lined up this July and August.   And for a special addition, we  have the childcare services of Heidi Bedrossian.  THANK YOU HEIDI!  Please contact the "assisting" Worship Committee...

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Coming of Age – “Credos” – June 12, 2011

The following Credos were presented by the Coming of Age Class on June 12, 2011 Coming of Age 2011 Credos Molly Day: I know it is kind of morbid, but a lot of the reason why I don’t believe in a biblical god is because of death. Heaven and hell, I don’t think they...

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“Not My Job” by Mark W. Harris – May 22, 2011

“Not My Job”   by Mark W. Harris  May 22, 2011 – First Parish of Watertown, MA    Call to Worship – from Richard S. Gilbert  (adapted) We meet on holy ground, For that place is holy where we meet one another. Where lives touch, Where love moves, Where hope stirs,...

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“Mom Said So” by Mark W. Harris – May 8, 2011

  “Mom Said So”  by Mark W. Harris  May 8, 2011 – First Parish of Watertown, MA Call to Worship  - from A. Powell Davies Here we are – all of us – all upon this planet, bound together in a common destiny, living our lives between the briefness of the daylight and the...

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“Making a New Name” – Mark W. Harris – April 24, 2011

“Making a New Name”  - Mark W. Harris  Easter Sunday – April 24, 2011 – First Parish of Watertown    Call to Worship  (unison)  #624  “Hope Again” by Clarke Dewey Wells God of Easter and infrequent Spring: Announce the large covenant to deceitful lands, Drive the...

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Easter Events at First Parish – April 24, 2011

Easter Events at First Parish - April 24, 2011 Come celebrate Easter at First Parish. We begin with a Pancake Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. in the social hall. No charge. Breakfast includes pancakes, juice, sausage, coffee, etc.  Greet the day with your FPW friends.  All are...

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“Lost in Space” by Mark W. Harris – April 3, 2011

“Lost in Space”  by Mark W. Harris  April 3, 2011 -  First Parish of Watertown Call to Worship   -  from “Compensation”  by Ralph Waldo Emerson All things are moral.  That soul which within us is a sentiment, outside of us is a law. We feel its inspiration; but there...

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“Confessions of a Carnivore” by Duffy Peet March 27, 2011

“Confessions of a Carnivore” by Duffy Peet March 27, 2011 – First Parish of Watertown, MA Call to Worship – from Robert French Leavens Holy and beautiful the custom which brings us together, In the presence of the Most High: To face our ideals, To remember our loved...

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