Check out these amazing photographs of the joyous Ordination of Rev. Althea Smith on June 18th at First Parish Dorchester.
Upcoming Service Projects
A day for a local Habitat for Humanity build?
Laura Maltby is recruiting for a local Habitat for Humanity build day in July, August, or September, either a workday or Saturday. Build hours are approximately 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. The tasks could be … read more.
Every Week – 11am – 2pm Meet in the Kitchen
All welcome – open to the community
The Building & Grounds Gang (Julie & Patti) & the Meeting House Hospitality Group invites you to help improve our Meeting House.
This Week – June 3: Continue painting the china cabinet. Clean & organize … read more.
Dot Day Parade Viewing at the corner of East Street and Dot Avenue
FPD and Christ the King will join to view Sundays Dot Day Parade while enjoying snow cones (CTK) and popcorn (FPD Hospitality) at a reserved location at the corner of East Street and Dorchester Ave – … read more.
Habitat for Humanity has not yet resumed its international builds, but the Greater Boston chapter of Habitat is up and running at full speed. Laura Maltby would like to put together a team from First Parish to sign up for a build day in July, … read more.
Join us in an effort to provide crucial medical supplies to hospitals in Ukraine!
This Sunday, you are encouraged to bring anything from the list below to support our Medical Supply Drive for Ukraine Forward. They approached us this week and asked us to support their … read more.
Saturday, June 4th from 10:00-11:30, hybrid
What is the most “out-of-the-box” worship service you’ve been to? What rituals really speak to your heart? Join Rev. Elizabeth and Lucas as we explore different ways to create and cultivate a worship service. We will be exploring different styles of … read more.
This Summer, we continue our tradition of having lay-led services. Is there something you’ve always wanted to try in a service, and haven’t been sure if it would work? Try it! Is there a message you’re yearning to give, but have been intimidated by the idea … read more.
Save the date for Althea Smith’s ordination!
Saturday, June 18, 1 pm
Our own Althea Smith will be ordained on June 18 at First Parish, pending a vote at the annual meeting in May.
A celebratory party will follow the ordination.
Here’s the video of this service:
Some never went away during COVID (kudos, Fair Foods!) Some, like AA, came back last year with care. Others have recently begun to fill our space again with joyful dance and singing – we’re looking at you Mather School-BalletRox and Boston Children’s Chorus! Still others have … read more.