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Successful Annual Appeal 2022

Thank you for your swift and steady generosity in our annual appeal!  We have nearly reached our financial goal of $215,000 for the 2022 pledge campaign!  If you have not yet pledged, there is still time! We would like to get as close to our goal of 100% participation as we can. Your pledge is welcome, wanted, and enough, no matter how large or small.

Annual Pledge Appeal 2022

Annual Pledge Appeal 2022

March is the month for the Annual Appeal! 
This is the time of year when we pledge financial support to our church.  All pledges, large or small, are important to ensure that First Parish finances remain healthy.

Please complete an annual pledge form available in the Giving section of the FPW website by March 23.

“A Good Value Faith” by Mark W. Harris  March 11, 2018  

“A Good Value Faith” – by Mark W. Harris – Many of us think about money all the time. This is not an obsession, but a reality that bills need to be paid, or we have to see if we have enough for retirement. Can we afford dental implants or a vacation? Our feelings about money often reflect scarcity, fear and limitations. How is that relevant to our faith?

“Ample Abundance for All” by Mark W. Harris – March 30, 2014

“Ample Abundance for All” by Mark W. Harris  March 30, 2014    -   First Parish of Watertown Call to Worship -  from Huston Smith Practice giving things away, not just things you don't care about, but things you do like. Remember, it is not the size of a gift, it is its quality and the amount of mental attachment you overcome that count. So don't bankrupt yourself on a momentary positive impulse, only to regret it later. Give thought to giving.   Sermon - “Ample Abundance for All” Last...

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