Pageant Sunday!

Has your child (or you, let’s be honest) always dreamed of hamming it up as Herod, galloping around the Sanctuary as a Magi, or snoring with the sheep and shepherds? This Sunday is your chance! All ages are invited to join us for our unrehearsed Christmas pageant; participants will meet in the Chapel at 10:15am to select parts (pantomime- no reading necessary!) and put on costumes. At (roughly) 11am in the Sanctuary, the Holy chaos will begin!… Read More

Support the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization

To the United Parish congregation… We are writing to let you know of an opportunity, at this year’s end, to make a tax-deductible contribution to Greater Boston Interfaith Organization. Many of you are aware that United Parish has been a member of this coalition of 59 faith-based organizations since 2021, and that we have, with participation from many of you, been part of its successful and ongoing Housing Justice Campaign focused on both public housing and affordable housing in general. Click here to support the work of GBIO. Here are some of GBIO’s accomplishments that your support has helped bring… Read More

GBIO Housing Justice Campaign

Many of you know that the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO), the faith-based coalition of some 60 church, synagogues and temples working for housing justice in Massachusetts, is organizing several meetings with our state senators and representatives to seek their commitments to the legislative actions we are campaigning for — better public housing, more affordable housing, and housing for persons returning from incarceration.   We have great momentum on our campaign with strong support announced by Gov. Maura Healey for GBIO’s proposals in October, and we need now to take our case to the legislature. Join us for one of the… Read More

United Parish is Hiring Sextons

We are looking to hire two part-time Sextons. Duties include maintaining the safety and security of the building, janitorial tasks, setting up and cleaning up spaces for events, and assisting the Building Manager with other duties as assigned. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Building Manager Rebekah Shore at…. Read More

Growing Grandparents Christmas Lunch

Growing Grandparents is hosting a Christmas Lunch on Wednesday, December 20 from 11:30am-1:30pm in the Parlor. Whether you’re a long-timer or newcomer, you are welcome to join us – no RSVP required! Growing Grandparents meets monthly – usually by Zoom – and is a place for active grandparents to share our experiences, read and discuss books and have fun together during this special time of life (no grandchildren required!). For more information, contact…. Read More

Hearts and Hands Ornament Sale

After church on December 10 and December 17 in the Marion Street Lobby, Hearts and Hands will be selling handmade origami ornaments to benefit the missions of United Parish. Please stop by and choose an ornament or several for yourself, family, or friends. Contact…. Read More

Join us for Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24 11am-12pm – Christmas Pageant in the Sanctuary 6:15-6:45pm – Children’s Storytime in the Parlor. Kids are invited to wear your Christmas pajamas and sip hot chocolate in the Parlor, while grown-ups listen to the concert prelude in the Sanctuary. 6:30-7pm – Concert Prelude in the Sanctuary 7-8pm – Lessons & Carols in the Sanctuary Contact for more information…. Read More