Did you know that the “flaming chalice”, symbol of Unitarian Universalism worldwide, traces its origin to the Unitarian Service Committee, founded to support an underground railroad for those escaping Nazi Germany, which was founded with the aid of First Church in Belmont in December 1940? More on the Chalice. More on the UU Service Committee.
Did you know the Town of Belmont’s official town bell rings from our Bell Tower? To find out more about how we are intertwined, click here.

Did you know that in the Spring of 2001, we proudly opened our doors as a safe haven and spiritual home for the GLBT community? Annually, we join the Town of Belmont as the only Mass town that marches in the Pride Parade as a town. More

Did you know that the Tiffany stained glass window of our church was commissioned by Edwin F. Atkins, and dedicated on April 12, 1890? As UUs, some of us identify with the traveler in our quest for a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. More

If you’d like to learn more about our vibrant, world class music program with 5 Choirs, special Music Services & fall Children’s Musical, click here.
Our minister,
Rev David Bryce
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Welcome to The First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist. We are a mid-sized church of almost 400 families and individuals.

From September through early June, we offer two worship services each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., along with religious education classes for children (preschool through teen). Child care is available for younger children. On certain specified Sundays, announced in advance, there are changes in the schedule. Our social hour after each service is a wonderful way to meet people; our members make a special effort to greet visitors and new parishioners.

During the summer, June 15 to September 2, there is a lay-lead service at 9:30 a.m. Child care is available during the summer.

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This Sunday

** Sunday, July 27**

9:30am Lay-Led Service Parish Hall

 Living on the Edge*

Edwin Taylor

*see “What’s New” for preview

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Full Summer Schedule

June 15 Betwixt and Between: Blazing a Faith-Filled Trail. – Amber Brown
June 22 Between the Bars – Susan Tordella +Tony Smith
June 29 Buddhist Meditation and Mindfulness in Everyday Life -
Siobhan O’Neill + Karsten Küppenbender
July 6 Emergence – Ann + Will Cordis
July 13 Of Music and Relaxation – Valentin Frank
July 20 The Gift – Richard Waring
July 27 Living on the Edge – Edwin Taylor
August 3 What Is Your Moral Obligation Resulting From Climate Change? -
Tom Neel + John Kolterman
August 10 Still in Dialogue:  UU and Secular Humanism – Bruce Dame
August 17 Social Action: Building Community; Building Friends -
Laurie Carter Noble + Patricia Garcia
August 24 Curve Balls- Douglas Burden
August 31 Finding the Gift when Life Falls Apart – Judy Ashway
***September 7 Normal 9 & 11am Services resume in Sanctuary

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What’s New