Thursday night OWL: 6:30pm, Community Center Meet a Bisexual You Already Know, 7pm, Anne Smith Room. The RE Team encourages parents of youth, and youth grades 8 and older to attend this Welcoming Congregation Committee presentation. Friday night FUUY Coffeehouse, 7-9pm Community Center Please join Follen’s youth for snacks, drinks and fabulous entertainment at the annual FUUY coffeehouse! … Continued
In the Bible, the Song of Songs (verse 2) calls to us, “Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away; for now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our … Continued
Friday evenings, April 7 and 21, May 5 and 19, and June 2; 7:30pm, Community Center and Marshman Center The classic film canon is dominated by stories told by white people about white people. The film industry markets many films by black people about black people primarily to black markets, so people living in areas … Continued
What did you think? If you were one of the 60 folks who made it to our “Listening to Black Lives Matter” session (the third of our new monthly “Food for Thought” programs), we want your feedback. Please share your thoughts with your hosts, the Adult Programs Task Force and Follen Responds to Racism.
The Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen has plenty of peanut butter but is short on jelly. Jams and jellies will no longer be ignored! April is “Bring a Jar of Jelly to Church” month. Preserve anti-discrimination: Donate a jar or two today. Follen’s Social Justice Action Team — Making the world a little sweeter.
OWL class has a retreat on Saturday, March 18, from 3-9pm in the Marshman Center and offsite. This Sunday Nursery through grade 6: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center FUUY: 6:30pm, Community Center Meet a Bisexual You Already Know, March 23, 7pm, Anne Smith Room. The RE Team encourages parents of youth, and youth grades 8 and older to … Continued
The Covenant Groups Writers Group has released its suggested session for our small-group ministry meetings this month, on the theme of Wilderness. Read/Download the Covenant Group Session for March 2017
“Countdown to Zero” Friday, March 17, 7pm, First Parish Bedford Countdown to Zero traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations currently possess nuclear weapons, with others racing to join them and the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act … Continued
Follen has chosen Maryann Thompson Architects (MTA) as the architect for the upcoming capital campaign, pending completion of a contract. The committee reached out to six recommended firms, received four proposals, interviewed three firms, and unanimously voted to hire MTA. During its 20-year history, the firm has compiled extensive experience working with complex architectural projects … Continued
Onward Together: Congresswoman Clark’s Volunteer & Advocacy Fair Saturday, March 18, 10am-noon, Lexington High Help Restore the Monument to William Ellery Channing at Mount Auburn Cemetery Songs of Hope and Spirit Saturday, April 8, 8pm, Follen Sanctuary The Halalisa Singers present Music Down in My Soul: Songs of hope and spirit from around the world, … Continued