Meet the Minister
Wil Darcangelo, Minister, has served First Parish of Fitchburg since 2014. He holds a Master of Divinity, a Master of Arts in Global Interreligious Leadership, and a Certificate in Pastoral Care, all of which he recieved from Andover Newton Theological School. In 2019, he also became Minister of the First Church of Lancaster and the two became sister congregations at that time, sharing events, best practices, friendship, and occasional services together. Wil is also a weekly columnist, writing a column and blog, called Hopeful Thinking, on optimistic spirituality for the Information Age, and creates online content based on the same on Facebook, Twitter and TikTok (@wildarcangelo). In addition, he is a carpenter, a stained glass artist, musician, and community advocate. He lives in Fitchburg with his husband Jamie Darcangelo. They have a grown daughter Lavender, who lives in Leominster.