This past December, the Human Relations Ministry Team conducted a review of Senior Pastor Kent French which included responses from 34 members of the congregation, as well as a self-review submitted by Kent.

Have you thought of something that you wanted to “give up” or “take on” for Lent this year?

Traditionally Lent is a season of penance and devotion, where Christians adopt practices to
bring them closer to God in preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

On Sunday, March 3 after worship, we are hosting Temple Shir Tikva for a vegetarian chili potluck lunch in Willett Hall. Are you willing to bring a pot of chili to share?

Soul Witness, The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project is screening on Thursday, February 28 at 7pm. Soul Witness is a documentary film based on over 80 hours of local holocaust testimonies conducted over 25 years ago.

Reminder to all ministry team conveners that Sunday, February 24 is the deadline to submit your budget request and narrative to the Stewardship and Budget Ministry Team.

The 20/30’s and Growing Grandparents groups will be joining together again after the worship service on Sunday, February 24.

Please join the Hearts and Hands Ministry team in the Willett Hall kitchen, on Saturday, February 2, from 9:00am-12:00pm where we will make chili (gluten-free, vegetarian and with meat), corn bread and cookies to sell after worship on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3.

Growing Grandparents is a place for active grandparents and peers to share ideas and experiences during this special time of life. On Sunday, January 20 about 1:15pm, we are gathering at a new dim sum restaurant in Watertown for lunch and conversation. All interested persons are welcome.

United Parish’s GreenUP Ministry Team is partnering with Brookline’s Mothers Out Front to host a free event called “Stop wasting money! Stop wasting energy! Start saving the planet!” on Monday, January 14 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Parlor.

We are starting a new group for parents of young children (pre-kindergarten). Saturdays, January 19 and February 9, 4:30-6pm in our Parlor. Childcare will be provided.