We welcome Toby Smith Ropeik to First Parish Church. Toby is the UUA Ministerial Settlement Representative supporting the congregation's Ministerial Search Committee. Toby's sermon is entitled, "Top Ten Myths About The Ministerial Search." Toby will be available following the 9 AM service to answer questions. Members of the Search Committee will be available following the 11 AM service.
Summer schedule: 10 AM only
Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Sunday, October 1st, 2017
Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris's sermon honors the spirit of the Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with reflections on what it means to forgive, how it happens, and why it matters.
Sunday, October 8th, 2017
On this weekend of Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day, the Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris will share the story of the Unitarian connection to the Northern Ute and consider why this history matters as part of our inheritance and our call to reconciliation.
Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris will be preaching at both services this Sunday.
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
We welcome Mary Esther Johnson to our pulpit. Mary is the facilitator for the Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop, part of the Ministerial Search process, taking place today. The workshop helps us explore ideals,assumptions and prejudices that may impact the choice of the next minister. Mary's sermon will help prepare us for the workshop this afternoon in Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, October 29th, 2017
This service will honor our ancestors with a ritual of remembrance. You are invited to bring a memento of someone you wish to honor. The ritual will include a time to bring mementos forward, light candles, and say aloud the names we honor. Rev. Tracey Robins-Harris will share reflections on that Great Cloud of Witnesses.