Welcome to United Parish in Brookline

Come and see what is happening in our vibrant, ecumenical, open and affirming congregation. Explore our life of worship, service, learning, and care. Check out our programs for children,
youth, and adults. Feed your spirit, nurture your soul and find new friends. No matter where
you are on life's journey, know that you are welcome here. 

Sunday Worship Service:

Sept 13 - Jun 19 @ 11:00am | Jun 26 - Sept 4 @ 10:00am

Pastors' Blog
Kent French

This Sunday, two of the deeply thoughtful seminarians in our midst, Chad and Kendra Moore, will lead us in worship, along with our faithful long-time member, Betty Gray and our Minister of Music,

New Book Groups Forming

In connection with our Social Justice theme, End Mass Incarceration, the Adult Deepening and Stretching into Justice Ministry Teams are sponsoring a month-long small group study of Michelle Alexander's ground-breaking book, The New Jim Crow, what Dr. Cornel West describes as “a grand wake-up call in the midst of a long slumber of indifference to the poor and vulnerable.”


Thrifty Threads Work-Day October 10

The Thrifty Shop is open Fridays and Saturdays for donations and shopping from 11am-4pm.  On Saturday, October 10th, we will be working to move summer apparel down to the thrift shop store room and bring up fall and winter clothing. The Thrifty Shop will still be open, but we are looking for volunteers to help with the transfer of spring/summer to fall/winter clothing between 9am and 2pm.  Come join the fun.


9 dead, 7 wounded at Umpqua Community College. “Somehow, this has become far too routine,” President Obama responded.

  • 142 school shootings since Sandy Hook Elementary School
  • 294 mass shootings in only 274 days this year alon
  • More preschoolers shot dead in 2013 (82) than cops on duty (27)

Looking for a way to connect with other young people in the Boston area who value exploring faith and spirituality? 20/30 Vision is a group for adults in their twenties and thirties who come together to deepen their faith through Bible study, community service and social justice activities, and fellowship and fun.

The members of the United Parish congregation sent an impressive 90 letters to Senator Brownsberger and Representative Fernandes, the co-chairs of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, before the first hearing held June 9 on bills to reform the Massachusetts criminal justice system and end mass incarceration.