Ongoing Events at First Parish

Newcomer Coffee
First Sunday | 11:30 | Youth Room
Please join Reverend Christina Sillari and members of the Membership Team after service on the first Sunday of each month for coffee and conversation. This is a great way to meet other newcomers, and to learn more about what makes this church unique. Hope to see you there!

Community Dinners
First Sundays | Prep, Serving, and Cleanup | Community Room
Volunteers needed for afternoon prep (2-4:30) & serving and cleanup (4:30-7pm). Please speak with Noel De Young or email

Peaceful Harbor Buddhist Sangha
Sundays | 6:30-8PM | Meeting House
Join us for meditation every week! All are welcome! For more information speak with David Hughes or email

First Parish Book Group
Fourth Mondays | 7pm | Parish Hall

Preble Street Soup Kitchen
Fourth Tuesdays | 3:30-6:30 pm | 252 Oxford Street, Portland
Join volunteers from First Parish and A2U2 in serving dinner to homeless and low income residents. FMI: or sign up at

Sisterhood Circle: New FP Women’s Group!
First Wednesdays | 7-8:30 pm | Rotating Locations
Join us as we form deeper connections with other First Parish women!

Friends of Safe Harbor Committee
Third Wednesdays| 6:30-8 pm | Community Room
Supporting the needs of new immigrants in Portland. FMI: contact Jenn McAdoo at

Join the First Parish Choir!
Choir: Weekly on Thursdays | 7-9PM | Meeting House
Children’s Choir: Most Sundays after service
Come SING with us! FMI: Scott Wheatley at

Concerts for a Cause
First Fridays | 7:30pm | Meeting House
Come enjoy and support Maine musicians, with a portion of proceeds benefitting local charities.

Sacred Dance Group
Saturdays | 8:30-10am | Meeting House
Explore your spiritual path through movement! FMI: Kali Bird Isis

Chalice Groups (small group ministry)
Various groups meet once a month
Becoming part of a Chalice group helps you connect with others from First Parish, while exploring diverse perspectives on a particular theme each month.  FMI: Emily Adair at