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.
Sustainability and Stewardship Process
Part One: Our FPD Mission
The first part of our process, spanning January – February 2022, will ask us to have conversations around our mission to ground our decisions in who we are, what we value, and what we aspire to be.
FPD Mission … read more.
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.
Eastern Service Workers Association (ESWA) conducted their long running annual Annual Thanksgiving Food Distribution from our parish hall in the Meeting House on Monday, Nov. 22nd. . Volunteers and staff assembled donated by many vendors into bags. Volunteers then delivered them directly to about seventy families, mainly … read more.
This Saturday, 8am-1pm at FPD
We’re gathering Saturday morning to do a clean-up in advance of Rev. Elka’s installation service on November 6. Please join if you can.
Questions? Check with Myles Crowley firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.