This week at First Church – May 13-19

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Meditation – Rob Cosinuke and James Hencke, 8-9 pm,Church Library

Jobseekers Buddy Group – 4-5:30pm, Library
Theresa Howe, Tom Neel, Ed Yee
The jobseeker buddy group is a small support group for people looking
for new or better jobs. We provide encouragement, feedback, ideas,
resume suggestions, job leads, unemployment assistance advice and
networking opportunities to each other.

The Quilters’ Group and Knitting Circle – Gladys Unger and Eva
Patalas, 7:30 pm,   RE Classroom #4
Come join us in making quilts for children at Renewal House, or
knitting for a variety of charity organizations. New members are
always welcome!

Mount Auburn Cemetery Tour featuring well-known Unitarians
6-7:30pm, (carpools at 5:30pm in FCB lot)

Mt. Auburn Cemetery is a rich National Historic Landmark offering
opportunities to learn about American history, to experience the
beauty of nature, poetry, architecture and other cultural pillars.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery was envisioned to be a beautiful and tranquil
place providing inspiration to the living and commemoration to the
dead.  This landscaped garden cemetery in our backyard is the resting
home of many prominent New Englanders and some of our fellow

Please register in advance and indicate if you are interested in
carpooling.  Donations recommended but not required ($10 to $15 per
participant).  Register with:  Lillian Anderson at or Debbie Dobbins at  or (Ph/Church – 617 – 484-1054  x207)

Science and Spirituality  7:30pm, conference room
Edwin Taylor will lead a discussion of the book, “Incognito: The
Secret Lives of the Brain” by David Eaglemen.
Readings may be downloaded from the dropsite
ten days to two weeks before each meeting.
For more information contact Edwin at or
contact Ken at

Coming Up:
First Church Book Group
Wednesday, May 22, 7:30pm, Library
“The Member of the Wedding” by Carson McCullers
Many may have read “The Member of the Wedding” when in school, but
Frankie’s adolescent perspective is well worth revisiting some decades
later.   The Book Group is always open to new members. Please contact
Anne Stuart at: to confirm attendance if you are
interested in participating.

Grandparenting Near and Far
Thursday, May 23, 7:30pm, Library
Share the joys and challenges of changing roles with others, and share
tips on how to maintain connection.

The Author’s Path with Dick Lehr has been rescheduled!
Wednesday, May 29, 7:30pm, Parish Hall
What made Whitey Bulger infamous ? He has frightened and fascinated
us.  Boldly he hid in plain sight for many years and then he was
captured.  Hear Whitey Bulger’s story told to us by First Church
member Dick Lehr, author with Gerard O’Neill of the new book, Whitey.
Refreshments and book signing.

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