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Weekly Link 3-16-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 3/16/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse on Sunday, March 19, 2017 This month’s theme: Compassion Fierce Compassion Message from Rev. Lisa The town-wide Steering Committee for the Courageous Conversations initiative met this last Sunday to plan the upcoming event to be held here, at First Parish, this Sunday at 5 pm. (See details below). We are making…

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Weekly Link 3-9-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 3/9/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse — Sunday, March 12, 2017 This month’s theme: Compassion In Our Giving We Find Our Way Message from Rev. Lisa Here we are days away from our First Parish Commitment Sunday. Commitment can be a loaded word, especially in this fast paced, divergent world where we are pulled in many directions…

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Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 2/23/2017

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This Week in Worship Sunday, February 23, 2017 @ 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse This month’s theme: Justice Sermon: Passing Elaine Pinderhughes Professor Emeritus Elaine Pinderhughes’ vision, voice, and compassion have enriched the Boston College School of Social Work since 1975. Her 1989 textbook, Understanding Race, Ethnicity and Power: The Key to Efficiency in Clinical Practice, substantially changed the language of…

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Weekly Link 2-16-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 2/16/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse Sunday, February 19, 2017 This month’s theme: Justice Message from Rev. Lisa I have had the pleasure of attending two stewardship gatherings and find the discussions valuable on so many levels. It’s a privilege to hear how congregants see how First Parish enhances their lives and that of the larger community….

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Weekly Link 2-9-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 2/9/2017

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This Week in Worship When: 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017 This month’s theme: Justice Message from Rev. Lisa It was a wonderful Friday evening, enjoying a spaghetti dinner, now expertly created by the youth group with helpers and Sara Elizabeth’s skillful leadership. (more on Sara Elizabeth in the YAC description below). Many of us stayed…

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Weekly Link 2-2-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 2/2/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse Sunday, February 5, 2017 This month’s theme: Justice Message from Rev. Lisa With the beginning of a new administration in the White House, there has been quite a flurry of executive orders that signal many changes, disruptions of services and new administrative priorities. We are being called, if we are paying…

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Weekly Link 1-26-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 1/26/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse — Sunday, January 29, 2017 This month’s theme: Potential Message from Rev. Lisa So we were getting ready for the bus trip down to Washington to join the hundreds of thousands who converged there last Saturday: tons of details, a lot of excitement. Someone offered to lend a camera to take…

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Weekly Link 1-20-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 1/20/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse — Sunday, January 22, 2017 This month’s theme: Potential Message from Rev. Lisa I hope that many of you have already met Kathy Tracey, our administrative assistant. Upbeat and responsive, Kathy navigates the various avenues of communication for First Parish. Assisting Kiki Giatis and myself, she tends the master calendar, produces…

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Weekly Link 1-13-17

Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 1/13/2017

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This Week in Worship 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse – Sunday, January 15, 2017 This month’s theme: Potential Message from Rev. Lisa There was much activity at First Parish this last weekend. Spaghetti Dinner, Conversation on Race, and Our Whole Lives Session on Friday, then many meetings beginning at 8:30 Sunday morning and after church till 3. One person who…

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