We are a welcoming congregation in the heart of the city.

Our mission is to Nurture the Spirit, Grow in Community, and Help Heal the World.

A Message From Our Minister,

Rev. Norman Allen

Trust the Wisdom

One of the things I love about our Unitarian Universalist faith is that we don’t pretend to have all the answers. The “free and responsible search for truth and meaning” named in our Fourth Principle is never ending. New discoveries await as we gain new knowledge, new insights, and as we pursue a constant reassessment of our own views and opinions.

This month, we celebrate that questing spirit with a range of worship services that offer different perspectives and different voices. Together, we’ll live into the words of the hymn “When Our Heart is in a Holy Place,” which calls us to “trust the wisdom in each of us,” as we learn and grow in community.

We’ll start the month with a Question Box service, when I’ll answer your queries on everything from theology, to worship practices, to church administration. That flows nicely into our April 14 service, which celebrates the many paths of wisdom that dovetail in Unitarian Universalism. We put our diversity of thought into action as the month concludes with a service devoted to Climate Justice on April 21 and a celebration of the pagan festival of Beltane on April 28.

I hope you’ll join us for this month of joyous exploration! – Rev. Norm

Greetings from First Parish!

Upcoming Worship Services


April 14 | 10 am
Question Box Returns
Rev. Norman Allen

April 21 | 10 am
Our Blue Boat Home:
An Earth Day Service
Climate Justice Team

April 28 | 10 am
Tending Our Gardens: A Beltane Service
Pat Washburn

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