Category: Community

Upcoming Service Projects

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.

Dot Day Viewing

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.

A day for a local Habitat build?

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.

Medical supplies for Ukraine

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.

Althea Smith’s ordination

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:

Meetinghouse Hill AA Anniversary

Congratulations to the A.A. Meeting House Group as they celebrate their 15th anniversary this Tuesday, Dec. 21. The Meeting House Group continues the long relationship of First Parish Dorchester with A.A. which apparently dates to 1966. As reported then in the Up-Look (FPD’s newsletter): ” A voluntary group calling … read more.

Installation of Rev. Elizabeth!

We are hopeful about the future of First Parish and will be celebrating a cardinal step forward with the installation of Rev. Elka as our 25th settled minister.  It would be wonderful if numerous congregants, friends, community members and religious professionals are present for this service … read more.