The Wills & Wishes workshops offered last fall engaged more than 25 people from our United Parish community in conversation about end-of-life planning  -- the emotional and spiritual considerations as well as medical, financial, and legal issues.

Dinners for 8 is back! And we need hosts! We are looking for hosts for our Dinners for 8 revival. The dinners will be held over the weekends of February 24 and 25, and March 4 and 5.

The Children and Youth Deepening Team invites our whole community to join us in Willett Hall at 9:45am on Sunday, January 15 for a Martin Luther King Jr. Intergenerational church school event!

Do you want to be part of the Planning Team that will guide our congregation through an intentional process to discern how God is calling us at this time and in this place?

On Saturday, December 3 at 3pm, we will gather in the Parlor for music, cookies, cocoa and crafts for all ages. Then, the party will shift to the front lawn where we will trim a tree and offer warm drinks and caroling to people passing by.

The Brookline GBIO Housing Action Team has been quite successful, as have other housing actions, so GBIO has presented an expanded campaign that would go statewide, with four parts:

On Sunday, November 6, we will commemorate All Saints Day. We welcome receiving the names of saints in your lives (loved ones, family, friends, mentors) to print in the bulletin and read aloud in worship.

Every Easter, we decorate the altar with lilies, daffodils, tulips, hydrangeas and hyacinths donated by individuals and families honoring or remembering a family member or friend.

It's time to sign up for the return of a favorite United Parish tradition - Dinners for 8! These dinners are a chance for us to gather and deepen our connections to one another in small groups of around 8 people.

Sunday, February 5, 7:30pm at Temple Shir Tikva, 141 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA.

Featuring Shir Chutzpa, the Temple Shir Tikva Klezmer Band (Vivian Montgomery, director) with Hollis Schachner, Jeffrey Stock, and Bryna Tabasky singing Yiddish Broadway, folk, and art songs.