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Upcoming Worship Service Events

April 2, 2020 - 6:15pm (Livestream Lenten Dinner Church )
April 5, 2020 (All day) (Palm Sunday)
April 5, 2020 - 11:00am (Palm Sunday Worship ONLINE)
April 9, 2020 - 6:30pm (Maundy Thursday Worship ONLINE)
April 10, 2020 - 7:00pm (Good Friday Worship ONLINE)

Latest Worship Service News

Live-Streaming Worship
Posted: Mar 12 2020 - 5:26pm

Join us for online worship during this time of social distancing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Worship on our YouTube page is available for viewing after the original live broadcasts.

To receive regular updates about worship, sign up for our mailing list by emailing office@upbrookline.org.

 

Evening Compline, Nightly at 8:30pm, March 30 through April 4 (except April 2)

Join us each night this week (except Thursday), for a 15 minute night prayer service via Zoom. Join the Zoom meeting here, or call 253-215-8782 and enter Meeting ID: 295 750 896.

 

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Worship at 11am, watch here
Worship Order, follow along here
Virtual Coffee Hour, join here and enter password 001841
or call 646-558-8656, enter meeting ID 706296570 and password 001841

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Dinner Church at 6:15pm, watch here on Zoom and enter the Password: 335861, or call 253-215-8782 and enter the Meeting ID: 404 888 360, and the Password: 335861.

Worship order, click here.

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Evening Compline (Night Prayer), 8:30pm, watch here on Zoom. Or call 253-215-8782 and enter the Meeting ID: 756 302 144 followed by #.

 

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Sunday Worship at 11:00am, watch here.

Worship Order, click here.

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Lenten Dinner Church, Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6:15pm, watch here on Zoom or call 253-215-8782 and enter the Meeting ID: 160 306 888 followed by #.

Worship order, Thursday, March 19, 2020, click here.

 

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Sunday Worship, March 15, 2020, 11am, watch here.
Worship Order, March 15, 2020, click here.

 

You can check out live-streaming on Thursdays, 6:15pm, for Dinner Church. Prepare your own meal at home and sit down with us for a worship service of prayer, contemplation and song. To see last week's service, check out our YouTube page.

Sundays, 11am, we will have a “television-format” of worship with your usual cast of characters from our usual in-person worship: our Pastors, Seminarian, Minister of Music, Assistant Musical Director and Choral Section Leaders, with some potential surprise guests! You can join us in your pajamas, around the breakfast table, in your living room. We look forward to trying out this new way of being a worshiping church.

Opportunities During Lent
Posted: Feb 26 2020 - 9:50am

The season of Lent is a time to dig deeper into your soul, to find new and creative ways to grow in faith and in relationship with God and others. We are taking time this season to delve into what it means to discern God’s will in our lives, with opportunities to do that individually and collectively at United Parish. We hope you will join us in ways that may unleash your imagination, feed your soul, and help us all connect more deeply with the presence of God in our midst.

Lenten Study Zoom meeting, Wednesday, March 18, 7:15pm, details here.

Lenten Study Zoom meeting, Wednesday, March 25 at 7:15pm, click here.

Lenten Study Zoom meeting, Wednesday, April 1 at 7:15pm, details here.

 

Lenten Study: Discernment, Finding Clarity in the Chaos, March 1-April 5

How do you find a way when you don’t know what to do? Are you wrestling with some questions you want help answering? Would you like to try walking in partnership with the Divine? We hope you will come for an introductory session on Sunday, March 1 from 12:30-2pm to learn more over lunch in the Parlor. This promises to be a helpful study for all of us. We will hold regular study sessions throughout the season on Sundays and 1-2 weekday times, based on need and availability. For more information, contact Kent (kent@upbrookline.org) or Deb H. (adultdeepening@upbrookline.org).

Sign up here.

Week 1, beginning March 1

Take-Home Questions

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #1

Week 2, beginning March 8

Take-Home Questions

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #2

Lenten Study Supplemental Material

Week 3, beginning March 15

Take-Home Questions MS Word or PDF

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #3 MS Word or PDF

Week 4, beginning March 22

Take-Home Questions in MS Word or PDF

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #4 in MS Word or PDF

Week 5, beginning March 29

Take-Home Questions in MS Word or PDF

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #5 in MS Word or PDF

Week 6, beginning April 5

Take-Home Questions 

Lenten Study Packet Workshop #6

 

 

Prayer Partners

We encourage everyone to try having a prayer partner for this Lenten season. You may think that you are not that spiritual, or that you don't know how to pray, or even if you do, you don't want to share that with someone else, that it's private. That's ok. Just give it a try. It's a holy experiment, basically committing to having a spiritual buddy in the congregation with whom you talk for 5-15 minutes each week from now through Easter (April 12). Sign up here. Please review this brief guide for ways you might get to know each other and ways to try praying together or individually on behalf of the other. For more information, contact adultdeepening@upbrookline.org. 


Thursday Lenten Dinner Church, 6:15-7pm, Parlor, March 5-April 2

Join us for a contemplative, candlelit service over a shared meal on Thursday evenings, March 5 through April 2 from 6:15-7:00pm in the Parlor. Doors open at 6pm. Dinner church is a post-modern return to an ancient worship model, just like what the early Christians did in their own homes. We’ll enjoy soup, salad, communion, prayer, confession and music. For more information, contact Seminarian Jaz Buchanan at seminarian@upbrookline.org or Associate Pastor Amy Norton at amy@upbrookline.org.

 

Sunday Lenten Worship

We will follow the themes of our Lenten study of discovering what Discernment means and how to find clarity in chaos, each Sunday morning at 11am in the Sanctuary.

Easter Flowers to Honor Loved Ones
Posted: Feb 24 2020 - 2:40pm

Every Easter, we decorate the Sanctuary with lilies, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and hydrangeas. To contribute toward the Easter flowers in memory or in honor of loved ones, you may turn in your contribution of $10 for each in the offering plate on Sunday. You may also mail a check to the Church Office.

If you turn in names with your check, please print names legibly on the form found in the pews and on the welcome tables. Please fill out the form HERE with the information for printing in the bulletin on Easter Sunday.

DEADLINE FOR NAMES IS SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2020 (Palm Sunday).