Autumn Worship Series

This autumn, our worship will follow along with our Church School curriculum, Seeking God Together. Here are the themes and some of our guest speakers. September 25 Making Time, Daniel 6:1-23, 8pm — Erev Rosh Hoshana worship at Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland October 2 Honoring our Bodies, Psalm 139:13-16; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Guest Speaker: The Reverend Carrington Moore, Executive Director, common cathedral, a partner ministry October 9(theme and scripture TBD), afternoon visit to common cathedral October 16 Making Room, Matthew 6:16-18; Acts 13:1-3; 14:21-28 Guest Speaker: Lisa Weinstock, Host for Refugees October 23 Marveling (Psalm 104) October 30 Saying Thanks (Luke 17:11-19; Colossians 3:14-17) November 6 Crying Out,… Read More

Wills and Wishes Workshops

Wills and Wishes Workshops – A series for ALL ages!  3 Sundays in October, 12:15-1:45pm in the Parlor Workshop Topics: October 2:          Everybody’s Talking About the End of Life (Or They Should Be!) October 16:        Deciding and Documenting Medical Care October 30:        Wills, Funerals, and Leaving a United Parish Legacy Join us to hear from experts, share resources, and discuss: Planning for emergencies and end of life. Legal documents we should have in place no matter our age or circumstances. Preparing for the decisions that need to be made now, for later. AND A WHOLE LOT MORE! Expert presenters will… Read More

Brookline Police Department’s Safe Place Program

We are pleased to be participating in the Brookline Police Department’s Safe Place Initiative. You can find the new sticker on the Marion Street door. The program enhances public education regarding the reporting of hate crimes. This program is for ALL hate crimes which include: race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, mental, physical, or sensory disabilities, homelessness, marital status, political ideology, age, or parental status. This program helps say to victims: “You will be heard, you will be treated with care, dignity and respect from the business you enter to find help in,… Read More

Statement Affirming Trans People

We are sad to report that on Thursday, August 25, 2022 someone burned and destroyed the Transgender pride flag on our front lawn. We have reported this to Brookline Police. Each Sunday, we affirm on our worship order that: We at the United Parish in Brookline believe that all people are made in the image of God and embrace and cherish every person and every kind of family. Jesus Christ welcomed everyone; we seek to follow his example in our own life and worship, by extending God’s love and grace abundantly and equally to everyone. We affirm and welcome all… Read More