on the historic upper common, fitchburg, massachusetts

open doors in the heart of downtown, open hearts to all

DateSpeaker /Occasion/Theme

Sept. 11*

Wil Darcangelo, Water Communion
Sept. 18

Wil Darcangelo

UU Six Sources Series: I. Direct Experience of Transcendent Mystery

Sept. 25​David Niose: Humanism and Our Common Humanity
Oct. 2*Wil Darcangelo, Blessing of the Animals
Oct. 9Leaf Seligman, Yom Kippur, forgiveness/atonement
Oct. 16Wil Darcangelo, Conscious Capitalism: An Act of Faith
Oct. 23to be determined
Oct. 30Cera Hawkins, Dia de los Muertos 
Nov. 6*Wil Darcangelo
Concscious Capitalism Getting our Quacks in a Row
Nov. 13Leaf Seligman"  "What Now?"
Nov. 20Wil Darcangelo
Nov. 27Fred Hutchings: UU Christianity
Dec. 4*Wil Darcangelo The Paradigm of Altruism
Dec. 11Deb Demazure: The Alchemy of Food
Dec. 18Wil Darcangelo
UU Six Sources Series: III. Wisdom from the World's Religions
Dec. 24Wil Darcangelo, Christmas Eve candle service
Dec. 25No Service
Jan. 1*Wil Darcangelo, Black Eyed Peas Are Good Luck on New Years 
Jan. 8Cera Hawkins: Ahimsa (non-violence)
Jan. 15Leaf Seligman  "Woke up this Morning with My Mind on Freedom" MLK Celebration
Jan. 22Nicholas Langhardt on the Architecture of Sacred Spaces
Jan. 29The Law of Attraction Wil Darcangelo
Feb. 5*Wil Darcangelo
UU Six Sources Series: IV. The Judeo-Christian Ethic
Feb. 12Leaf Seligman, and Wil Darcangelo Tu B’Shvat (seder service for the trees)
Feb. 19Wil Darcangelo, Celebration of UU Luminescence
Feb. 26Jerry Caruso, the Healing Power of Humor
Mar. 5*Wil Darcangelo, Exploring Our Beliefs: Four Members
Mar. 12The Ahmadiyaa Community
Mar. 19Wil Darcangelo + Leaf Seligman for the Spring Equinox
Mar.26TEDx talk by Megan Streb on The Power of Liveable Cities
Apr. 2*Wil Darcangelo + Troy Thompson 
Apr. 9Juliann Decker
Apr. 16

Wil Darcangelo,

UU Six Sources Series: V. Wisdom from the Humanist Teachings

Apr. 23Elizabeth Gordon, Earth Day
Apr. 30Lori-Ann Tessier, The Philosophy of "Peanuts"
May 7*Wil Darcangelo
May 14to be determined
May 21Wil Darcangelo
May 28Fred Bernard Memorial Day Service
June 4*

Wil Darcangelo, 

UU Six Sources Series: VI. Spiritual Teachings from the Earth-Centered Traditions

June 11to be determined
June 18Wil Darcangelo
*Potluck lunch follows service on the first Sunday of each month!

2016-2017 Worship Schedule

Building Calendar & Meeting Schedule

In addition to our beautiful sanctuary, First Parish is home to several rooms and spaces that are used on every day of the week for board and committee meetings, yoga classes, community events, and more. Click HERE to see our what's happening when at First Parish.