Ongoing Events at First Parish

Please contact group leaders to confirm meeting times.


Newcomer Coffee

First Sundays| 11:30-12:30pm | Youth Room (upstairs in the Parish Hall)

A great opportunity to meet our Minister, and learn more about what makes this church unique. Grab coffee in the Parish Hall after service, and join us upstairs! FMI: Dee Pecoraro at


Community Dinners

First Sundays | Community Room (downstairs in Parish Hall)

Prep volunteers: 2-4:30pm | Serving and clean-up volunteers: 4:30-7pm

FMI: Noel De Young at or phone 939-3118.


Second Sunday Lunch

11:30am | Dutch’s | 28 Preble St., Portland

Join us for casual conversation over lunch on the second floor of the Portland Public Market House. Bring your own lunch or buy lunch there. FMI: Jennifer or Emily


Peaceful Harbor Buddhist Sangha

Sundays | 6:30-8pm | Meeting House

Join us for meditation every week. All are welcome!

FMI: at Susannah Ristine at


Preble Street Soup Kitchen

Fourth Tuesdays | 3:30 to 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 online at:


Breathing and Meditation Class

Wednesdays | 8-9 am  | Meeting House

Come and explore breathing techniques to nurture your mind, body and spirit.  All welcome. Taught by Rev. Christina. Free to First Parish Members; $10.00 non-members.


Friends of Safe Harbor Cooking Class 

First Wednesdays | 5-7 pm | Community Room

Make meaningful connections with new immigrants through cooking & nutrition classes, as well as English practice. FMI: Jenn McAdoo at


Join the First Parish Choir

Weekly on Thursdays | 7-9pm | Parish Hall

Come sing with us! FMI: Scott Wheatley at

Junior Choir meets most Sundays after service. FMI: email Scott Wheatley (above).


Concerts for a Cause

Various Sunday Afternoons | 2pm | Meeting House

Come enjoy & support Maine musicians, with a portion of proceeds benefitting local charities.

Tickets: $15; $10 seniors & students. FMI:


Chalice Groups: 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:


Racial Justice Team

Please join us as we partner with the Poor People’s Campaign in preparation for the Moral March on Washington on June 20, 2020. 

FMI: Kris Minister at


UU Go | Revolving Activities

No meetings, just get-togethers with like-minded folks who have a shared spiritual home here at First Parish. FMI: email Patty Renaud at