All are encouraged to join us for a BBQ on Friday, September 10 to celebrate the final Friday evening event of the 2021 summer. We’ll start at 6 pm, with wonderful music starting at 7 pm. First Parish will provide hamburgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs and … read more.
Caleb McCoy is a Dorchester native, musician, rapper and producer who brands his style as OAK music (One of A Kind). Caleb likes to make music and tell his personal stories hoping they will connect with the audience. 6 p.m. activities for kids and picnicking 7-8 p.m. music by Caleb … read more.
Filmmaker Raouf Zaki, movie producer and award winning director, will be joining us on the lawn at First Parish to screen three of his serious and humorous films, followed by a time for questions and discussion. The evening will include these short films: Not Your Average Arab (19 min), … read more.
Friday Evenings on the Lawn, August 20 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kera M Washington will be leading us in Drumming for All Ages starting at 7pm
Kera is the Director of Yanvalou Drum & Dance at Wellesley College; a Music Teacher at Mather Elementary School;
Leader of Zili … read more.
We are honored to welcome The Paradoxides String Quartet back to First Parish. The quartet features violinists Anna Fernandez-Buehrens and Liz Maloney, violist David Fastovsky, and cellist Paul Hall. The members of the quartet have been playing together in a variety of orchestras and chamber groups for more … read more.
As part of the August 6 Summer on the Lawn series, we folded paper cranes to memorialize the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. The film Paper Lanterns, was also shown, which is about the atomic bomb survivor Shigeaki Mori and his lifelong effort to … read more.
Fun and comradery for all ages! Come, picnic and listen to music while creating your robot using recycled material and multiple colors of tape. This intergenerational art activity will be led by Jerry Beck, artist and executive director of ArtSpace. who will arrive in the 1952 … read more.
First Parish has a long tradition of lay-led summer services for the weeks when the minister is away on vacation and study leave. It is a great chance to share in the wisdom and experience of a wide variety of our members.
Some services will be … read more.
July 9, 6-8pm
Singer/guitarist Adam Gibbons (7-8pm)
Local Dorchester community activist and singer/guitarist Adam Gibbons will be performing singer-songwriter folk/rock material by artists like James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, John Prine, Beatles, and others.
A joint venture of First Parish, Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets, Fields Corner Main Street, … read more.
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Barbara Greene on June 27. A longtime member of First Parish, including twenty-one years as Church Secretary, she was a great friend to her mentor the late Rev. James K. Allen and was instrumental in … read more.