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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.

We are holding hybrid services in person and on Zoom. If you are well and vaccinated you are welcome to join us in the buildling. It may be chilly as the windows will be open with fans blowing outward. As a caring community, we want to be inclusive and supportive of one another. We will continue to follow public health metrics and UUA recommendations.

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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.

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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!

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

We hope you will join us on-line or in person at First Parish (masks required, warm clothes preferred - the sanctuary windows will be open with fans blowing outward, no food or beverages in the building at this time.)

If you are feeling unwell (or might have been exposed to someone sick), please join us on-line. 

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Enjoy the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on your schedule on YouTube.

Sat., Dec. 4 Town Tree Lighting
The tree lighting schedule on Dec 4 is: music at 4:30, arrival of Santa at 5:15, followed by tree lighting.

After the trees are lit, and we've said ooh and ahh, lwe will gather on the common near the sidewalk that goes to the library. Everyone is invited to join in. The folks in the River Street housing really appreciate having carolers come.  Rev Adams will bring some carol books, and we'll figure out who among us can be song leaders.

Sun., Dec. 5 11am “Waiting for A Savior to Arrive”, Rev. Nannene Gowdy
Every year churches observe Advent, the four weeks before Christmas, when we await the savior's birth. What have we learned in 1,988 years

Sun., Dec. 12 11am “Gingerbread!”, Laura Evonne Steinman

Food fills our hearts and souls and brings us together. Let’s share stories about gingerbread and cookie decorating that bring us together

Sun., Dec. 19 Deadline for January Newsletter
Sun., Dec. 19 11am “Christmas in Reverse”, Rev. Eugene “Woody” Widrick

We lived in Cape Town, South Africa, for three years and, being in the Southern Hemisphere the seasons are reversed.  South Africans sent Christmas Cards with flowers on them, Immigrants from the North, like us, wanted Christmas Cards with snow and reindeer.  Thinking of the meaning of Christmas without snow and ice cycles

Mon. Dec 20 7-8 PM Join Sarah for her last  FPC Zoom Chat

Fri., Dec. 24 7pm Christmas Eve Service, Barbara Molone
We will gather in the Sanctuary to share our reflections on the Season of Light - Christmas, Hanukkah, the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa.  Then we will go outside and sing Christmas Carols.  Remember to dress up warm.


Sun., Dec. 26 “Playing for Change”, Jim Learn
The holiday season is always very busy, so let's take a break and listen to some great music from a wonderful organization