This week at First Church – March 28 – April 3

Spring brochure is here

   April 10 – UU Purposes and Principles with Doris Hunter and Edwin Taylor; 12:30pm
   April 10 – Theatre Discussion of Speakeasy Theatre’s production of “Bootycandy”
   April 15 – Potluck and Program – RSVP to


   James Hencke, 8-9 p.m., Library

In meditation practice, we allow ourselves to dwell in the present moment. We find that by developing our awareness and compassion we can open ourselves, relax into situations, and enjoy our life!

Jon Svetkey
Wednesday, March 30, 7:30pm, Library

Are you a closet guitar hero with no band?
A great shower singer?

Then we’ve got just the thing for you:a good old fashioned Bring along your portable acoustic instrument (i.e., guitar, mandolin, banjo, harmonica, shaker, suitcase, jaw harp, spoons…), your voice or just yourself and — most of all — bring your enthusiasm. And your iPads, iPhones etc. so we can access words to the songs. We’ll have copies of “Rise Up Singing”.

All levels encouraged!
Save the dates – last Wednesday of every month!

SUNDAY – Registration required!
Adult Programs Committee
Sunday, April 3, 12:30pm, Library

Our denomination, the Unitarian Universalist Association, has a new headquarters at 24 Farnsworth St., Boston. Previously located at 25 Beacon St., right next door to the Statehouse, this move was necessary to provide for a wider range of services.

Join David Bryce and Jim Staton for some light refreshments at First Church before we carpool for the 2pm tour of the building.

Register by contacting Lillian Anderson (



Melanie Deveikas
Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 pm, Parlor

An educational series focusing on life and wellness during and after breast cancer treatment. Each week there will be an education topic for discussion as well as an opportunity for sharing your breast cancer journey and related concerns through and beyond treatment. For more information or to sign up please contact Melanie at


Miriam Baker and Deborah Blumberg
Thursday, April 7, 7:30pm, Conference Room

Many people are juggling jobs, families and their parents’ or other family members’ increasing medical needs, frequent emergencies and ongoing need for care. How do we cope with the needs of our loved ones and find some balance in our own lives? This is a drop-in group so please attend when it is convenient for you.

Eva Patalas
Thursday, April 7, 8pm, Location TBD

Enjoy the fun and fellowship of crafting with a genial group on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. If you knit, crochet, quilt, bead or dabble in other low-mess crafts, please come join us. Projects could include creating items for non-profit organizations such as Caps for Kids, making small gifts for the Holiday Fair or working on personal projects. Everyone is welcome and no commitment is necessary. Contact Eva for location


Doris Hunter and Edwin Taylor
Sunday, April 10, 12:30pm, Library

“Unitarian Universalists can believe anything they want to believe.” WAIT! That is not true. Let’s look at our Principles and recognize again the religious demand they place on our lives. Refreshments served.

1. The inherent worth and dignity of every person
2. Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
3. Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth
4. A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
5. The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process
6. The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
7. Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Andrea Prestwich
Sunday, April 10, 2:30pm, Library

Does your child have special challenges? Has he/she been diagnosed with Aspergers, ADHD, or sensory problems? We will offer support and share experience in a non-judgmental space. Childcare upon request. Snacks provided.

Downing Cless, Jane Minasian, Debbie Dobbins
Sunday, April 10, 3pm, Parlor

Attend the theatre with friends or on your own and join an informed, lively discussion about the play. Our next discussion will be about the play listed below.

Bootycandy is performing at the SpeakEasy Stage from March 12 – April 9th.

This unconventionally provocative play by Robert O’Hara is over-the-top and definitely bawdy but thought-provoking. Bootycandy was voted by the NYTimes as one of the top 10 plays of 2014.

The play contains strong language, mature themes and full nudity.


“Behind the Headlines: What Gravity Waves Tell Us About the Universe”
Andrea Prestwich & Edwin Taylor

Friday, April 15, 7pm – potluck; 8pm – program
Upper Hall and Parish Hall

Join the Adult Programs Committee for a shared potluck supper (bring whatever you’d like to share + beverage) followed by an interesting program. RSVP for the supper. Childcare will be provided upon request. Please contact to RSVP or to sign-up or for childcare.

Spring brochure is here

Lillian Anderson
Adult Programs Coordinator

617-484-1054 Ext. 207

FCB Website:
Adult Programs Brochure:Winter Brochure is here

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