We received a fantastic response to our call for prayer shawls. Thanks to all from the bottom of our hearts! You may leave completed shawls in the Church Office marked: To Hearts and Hands; From [your name]. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The rain held off, the weather was mild, the flowers were beautiful, and the enthusiasm was great for the United Parish's participation in Project Bread's 50th Anniversary Walk for Hunger. We had 48 walkers, two runners, and one official Walk volunteer.
The Discernment and Engagement Team would welcome your input and nominations (self-nominations are very welcome) from a diverse cross-section of our congregation for roles on the Church Council, the Endowment Committee, and the Discernment and Engagement Team.
On Friday, May 11-Saturday, May 12, youth from United Parish will participate in common cathedral’s overnight outreach program, CityReach, which allows youth to learn about homelessness.
Come experience the connections between our secular and spiritual worlds in this unique offering by the children and youth of United Parish on Sunday, May 20 during worship at 11am.
On April 4 -- the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination -- both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Senate voted to adopt the criminal justice reform bill (with only 5 “no” votes in the House).
On Sunday, April 29 at 4pm in the Sanctuary, our musicians-in-residence will be performing a collaborative concert with Montreal’s Ensemble Bellechose, featuring music for double chorus from the Florilegium Portense and the Regensburg Partbooks.
We invite you to attend a service honoring the life of Jane Lautenbach today, Sunday, April 29 at 2pm in the Sanctuary followed by a reception in the Parlor. Jane was an active member of St. Mark's Methodist Church and United Parish.
Students continued their nationwide gun safety campaign with more school walkouts on April 20 – the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School mass shooting (13 killed, 20 wounded). Columbine highlights the so-called “gun show loophole” that exempts 40% of gun sales from background checks.