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Welcome Back!
As of March 6th you can join in-person church activites or participate via Zoom.

First Parish Church in Winter

Please read What We Stand For to see our:

  • Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter
  • Statement of Support for LGBTQ Civil Right
  • Unitarian Universalism's Seven Principles

Welcome and thank you for visiting. Our Sunday services begin at 11:00 AM and last approximately an hour. Join us for Fellowship 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after the service on Zoom or in-person in the church building.

While we are returning to services in our sanctuary, the risks have not been eliminated. At this time, mask use will be encouraged for the health and safety of our members and friends. (Surgical masks will be provided at the side entrance) After the service, we will have fellowship without coffee or snacks.

We are also sharing our church activites on Zoom. As a caring community, we want to be inclusive and supportive of one another.

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Wherever you are on life's journey. You are welcome here.

We are Unitarian Universalists, or UU's for short. We are people of all ages and walks of life who live in Billerica and nearby towns. We come from a variety of religious backgrounds - mainly Christian and Jewish. We have a wide range of religious beliefs. Some of us are newcomers, while some are long time U.U.'s. We cherish the universal truths taught by the great teachers in every time and tradition. We welcome diversity of religious opinion, yet we seek a strengthened spirituality for ourselves. We want the opportunity to consider religious questions with others who are not always certain they have all the answers.

Wayside Pulpit All Welcome

Our Mission Statement (Diversity Statement): "This Congregation affirms and promotes the full participation of persons in all our activities and endeavors, including membership, programming, hiring practices, and the calling of religious professionals, without regard to race, color, gender, physical or mental challenge, affectional or sexual orientation, age, class, national origin, or political affiliation."

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Event and Service details are on the Calendar

All are Welcome here!

Welcome Back to In Person Services at First Parish Church! Masks are encouraged. At this time, we singing / humming with masks in the sanctuary.

We will continue with Zoom to support members and friends who would like to attend via Zoom. 

Dear Members & Friends,
Services start @ 11 AM and last about an hour.
Zoom Fellowship Chat 30-Min before and after Sunday Service.

Sun., May 15 11am "The Mountaintop", Joshua Leach
Life is full of those moments when we think a difficult struggle is almost over, only to realize that it has just begun. This sermon is about recognizing the long road to victory, while celebrating the moments of pause and relief we get along the way. 

Sun., May 22 11am "Fragments of Holiness", Rev. Eugene "Woody" Widrick
Religion is usually presented to us in large terms, holy books, lists of beliefs and moral codes, but in our day-to-day living it is the bits and fragments that help us along:  as in John Bunyan "You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you" or Meister Eckhart "If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough."

May 26 Social Justice Committee Meeting

Sun., May 29 11am "Patriotism and The Seven Principles" Teresa English
As we teeter closer to another world war, let’s look at how Unitarian Universalists adhere to our principles (especially the 1st and 7th) while supporting our military and opposing tyranny.

Mon., May 30 Memorial Day

Wed., Jun. 1 First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Monday Night Chats 7-8pm, Try "Zoom Open House"
Looking for some good company? Use the same Zoom Meeting ID/Password as Sunday services. Hosted by Sarah Mills during Lent.

All Welcome!