We are pleased to announce that United Parish has received a Clergy Renewal sabbatical grant from the Lilly Endowment, more info here.

The Children and Youth Deepening Team invites all church school children to an Easter egg decorating workshop on Zoom on Saturday, April 3 at 4pm. Activity kits will be available for pickup on Sunday, March 28 from 2:00-3:30pm, one set per family.

Thrifty Threads is hosting a clothing drive on Saturday, March 27 from 1-3pm and Saturday, April 3 from 1-3pm at the Chapel ramp door. They will be collecting infant to teen clothing. Take some time to do some spring cleaning and share what your children have grown out of!

Families with young children are invited to the Memorial Park playground on Saturday, April 3 from 10am-12pm for an Easter Egg Hunt. The event is specifically for families with toddlers, preschool and kindergarten-aged kids. Siblings in those families will be welcome!

It’s time to join in (physical) community with each other and the Creator again! We will pray, sing, and hike together at Middlesex Fells Reservation (in the Medford area) this Saturday, March 20 from 2-4pm.

Thrifty Threads is supporting four families who have shared some specific needs with organizations we have partnered with. We have passed along outfits for parents along with what we could to the children. It seems like there is also eagerness to receive books along with the clothing.

The season of Lent is an ideal time to find new and creative ways to grow in faith and one’s relationship with God and others.

An update from one of our community partners, the Brookline Food Pantry:

Now that the 2020 Christmas Market is complete, our congregation is donating a total of $18,000 to 12 different organizations doing good locally, nationally and internationally.