Speaker: Ginnette Powell


Kwanzaa was established as a ritual space to form and bond community. Come celebrate this African-American & Pan-African holiday with us! I reside on the unceded land of the Massachusetts and Pawtucket peoples. Here’s the video of this Service: If joining by Zoom, please use the regular First Parish Zoom account: https://zoom.us/my/firstparishdot For our in-person … Continue reading Kwanzaa!

“Not Your Mascot”

How many of you remember your school’s or your child’s school mascot? Mine were Knights, a Husky, Tigers and a Shark. Some schools and sports teams have mascots that are Native American in nature and are very offensive. The subject of this homily is racist Indigenous mascots, what do they mean to actual Indigenous people … Continue reading “Not Your Mascot”

Land Acknowledgement Service

We come together on this Sunday to celebrate the rich cultures of the peoples indigenous to Turtle Island.  To celebrate the resilience of Native Americans  who still face many threats including the loss of tribal land and water rights and an epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.  We come together to hear their … Continue reading Land Acknowledgement Service