Archives: October 2017

We are looking for members and friends of United Parish to put together a short devotional that will be compiled for the 2017 Advent season. Come to the advent writing workshop on Sunday, October 15 from 12:30-1:30pm in the Deepening Room to get a jump start on your devotional.

NINE MINUTES. 59 dead. Over 500 wounded in Las Vegas. One person. Nine minutes. That’s all it took!
Were you aware? Congress allowed an assault weapon ban to expire. Congress still allows major loop-holes in background checks to purchase guns.

Coat Boston was launched by City Mission in 2009 with the generous support of Citizens Bank Foundation. Since then, City Mission has distributed over 12,000 new winter coats to under-served and homeless children and youth in Boston.

Join us after worship on Sunday, November 19 in Willett Hall for our all-parish meeting and potluck lunch. We will provide lasagna, garlic bread, and drinks. Last names A-M are encouraged to bring desserts, and N-Z are encouraged to bring side dishes.

Each year, United Parish hosts a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day to members of the wider community. Church members donate the food, do the cooking, and volunteer to serve the food to our guests. Everyone is welcome!

The Brookline Food Pantry provides food to families and individuals in Brookline who have trouble affording food and may not be able to feed themselves without this assistance.

Join us on Saturday, November 4 at 2pm in the Parlor for an afternoon of games. Board games, card games - we'll have several going at once. Pick your favorite and join the fun! The event is open to all - and hosted by the 20/30 Vision Group. Bring your favorite game, or just your best game face...

Interested in helping to staff the nursery, or know someone who would be? Our nursery is currently short-staffed and we need more workers to contribute to this vital ministry. Nursery workers are paid hourly, rotate weekly, and staff the nursery 9am-12:30pm on Sunday mornings.

Once again, the 4th and 5th grade Church School class is planning to make pumpkin bread for our Thanksgiving Dinner guests. We will be collecting spare change after worship on Sunday, October 29 and November 5. We will use the change to buy supplies for baking the bread.

It’s time to sign up for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner we host on Thanksgiving Day. We extend a community-wide invitation to this annual dinner, which brings in around 175 people every year. For many, this is their only chance at a family-style traditional Thanksgiving dinner.