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Our 34th annual Thanksgiving Dinner was a huge success! We welcomed nearly 200 guests from the Brookline area for a traditional meal. We couldn't have done it without the help of 75 volunteers and the coordination of the planning committee.

Join us after worship to purchase cards to tell friends and family that a gift has been made in their honor to an organization doing good in the world. Perfect for gifts or stocking stuffers. Descriptions of the organization included on all cards. Amounts from $5 to $50 available.

Each year we decorate the Sanctuary on the Sunday before Christmas Eve with poinsettias donated by individuals and families honoring or in remembrance of a family member or friend.

The Baptist members of United Parish will be holding an important meeting after church from 12:30-1:15pm in the Parlor on Sunday, December 3. We will be discussing some changes at TABCOM (The American Baptist Conference of Massachusetts), and some issues regarding our own endowment.

Join us Thursday evenings in Advent, from 6:30-7pm for a contemplative worship service in our Chapel. December 7, 14 and 21. The Advent season is a counter-cultural response to all of the busy-ness that can creep up around us. It means SLOWING down. Remembering to breathe.

HALLELUJAH! The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (G.B.I.O.) State House rally on Monday November 13 led into a resounding vote for comprehensive criminal justice reform late Tuesday evening.

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.

The Stretching into Justice Ministry Team has been thinking about the theme for the 2018-2019 church-wide social justice campaign. The proposed theme is "Advancing Equality" and we want members’ input. Please complete this short survey by Sunday, October 15.

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