This Week in Worship
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Worship at 9:30 am in the Children’s Church
Rev. Lisa Ward
Rev. Lisa’s vacation schedule:
Out of the Office: June 25th -July 8th / July 30th -August 20th
Pastoral coverage is available. Contact Amanda Tobey, Caring Committee Chair, for assistance.
Laurel Whitehouse, Director of Religious Exploration
Religious exploration programming for children will resume in September. Enjoy your summer, and remember to take time to enjoy the boundless beauty of nature!
Youth programming will resume in September.
Youth room painting will be continuing on August 18 and 19 – helpers needed! Please email us if you’d like to volunteer on this much-needed project.
Events, News and Announcements
This upcoming Sunday 9:30am in the Children’s Church
July 8 – Leslie Macpherson – “A Wide-eyed Theology”
As human beings, sometimes we go through our days, not questioning our perspectives, but if we see ourselves as resident theologians in the world, shouldn’t we UUs consider the places we come from?
Our full summer services schedule is available on our website.
Click to view: https://fpmilton.org/summer-services/
Yoga is back!
Join us Monday nights 7:30pm – 8:30pm in the Parish Hall.
Susan DeMinico, Our Office Manager, will be out on vacation Thursday June 28, 2018 and will return Tuesday July 10, 2018.
Join our summer book discussion: WAKING UP WHITE by Debby Irving
An initiative of the First Parish Social Action Committee in collaboration with Courageous Conversations Toward Racial Justice
Debby Irving grew up in Winchester, Massachusetts, a predominantly white, upper middle class community. In this book, she shares her journey toward recognition of white privilege. This is an accessible book that invites deeper knowledge of our culture and our way through toward clarity, which is a necessary step toward transformation of our society at large.
We will meet every other Tuesday from 7- 8 pm in the Parish Hall. Our next meeting is July 10th. The reading assignments will offer an easy pace through the summer. We will create opportunities for zoom conferencing for an option to call in for the discussion.
Please contact the office if you are interested, or speak with Debbie Alsebai. Debbie has copies of the book that you can purchase.
Thursday, July 26th, 6-8:30pm, Milton Public Library, 476 Canton Ave., Milton. Join us for a screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary I am Not Your Negro. Directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the award-winning documentary is based on an unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin and recounts the lives of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, and Medgar Evers.
We found a pair of eyeglasses in a meetinghouse pew. Could they be yours? Please contact us via email at the office 617-698-6329.
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CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Other times by appointment
MINISTER OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Other times by appointment
The Church office is closed on Fridays
Sundays through mid June
- Worship, 10:30 am in the Meetinghouse
- Choir Rehearsal (most Sundays) at 8:45 am
- Silent Prayer & Meditation, 9:00am in the Children’s Church
Silent Prayer & Meditation, 7:00 pm in the Children’s Church (Note new time)
SIGN UP GENIUS (formerly known as the Planner)
The link to SignUp Genius is:
You can sign up for one our our Sunday volunteer positions.