Each June, we call all of our members together to our Annual Meeting. This is a time to welcome new members formally into our congregation, review and approve our proposed budget for the next fiscal year, and vote in new members of the … read more.
May’s Theme is Story
Tonight, I watched TikTok hair tutorials. I’ll never need them—not really my style, and a bit more involved than my rumple and go haircut requires. But this girl who made them had all smiles and charisma, bright-eyed joy exuding through the screen, … read more.
On Becoming the People (and the Parish) We Are Meant to Be
I like cake. As anyone who knows me knows, I really like cake. (It’s one of the items that makes losing weight so tough.) Susan made scones the other day, and they are … read more.
Why does First Parish exist if not to meet the needs we have? What opportunities does this space create by dint of just being here? Life offers us the opportunity to be creative, to be busy, to use our talents through work, through friendships, and … read more.
“Community is the place where the person you least want to live with always lives…That person is always in your community somewhere; in the eyes of others, you might be that person.”
– Henry Nouwen
I love this quote and how it challenges us to engage in … read more.
The First Parish Stoughton Board of Trustees makes the following statement regarding the events in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021:
First Parish of Stoughton, MA, a lay-led Unitarian Universalist community, is firmly against the events that happened in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. … read more.
What do you think of when you hear the word imagination?
Does it bring you to your youth and make you think of magical places where you were the dragon slayer? Or the damsel locked away in a castle?
Does it bring you to a place when … read more.