Congregation News

Signups for Cape Cod Start April 23

Registration starts April 23 for Follen’s Cape Cod Memorial Day Weekend in Brewster MA, which is happening from May 27-29. Sign-ups for Cape Cod Sea Camps’ heated, unheated and youth cabins will continue during Coffee Hour for a few Sundays. Or use a Google form to signup online for Cape Cod. Additionally, you can just download the CapeCod … Continued

Members Blog: Nancy McCarthy on Black Lives Matter

A Personal Point delivered at Follen on April 9, 2017. See video below.  Hi, my name is Nancy McCarthy, and I was in college when Ferguson happened. It would have been junior year, when I was abroad. Like many among us, I grew up in my good ol’ New England world, where racism happens inside … Continued

Antiracism Book Group: Stamped from the Beginning

Sunday, April 23, 6:30 pm, Marshman Center

From the Kirkus book review: “Racism is the enduring scar on American consciousness. In this ambitious, magisterial book, Kendi reveals just how deep that scar cuts and why it endures…” This month, read Stamped From The Beginning, by Ibram X. Kendi, available at your local library.

No Name Choir Invites You!

Rehearsal Tuesday April 25, 7:30-9pm, Sanctuary

If you have always wanted to sing at Follen, this is your chance.

We are a Welcoming Chorus and everyone is welcome. If you would like copies of the music or need special accommodations, please email Music Director Tyler Turner. We hope you join us!

In the Interim: Beyond the Comfort Zone

Many years ago, my husband sketched a beautiful picture of our older daughter when she was a toddler.  She was standing in the door of the Star Island Chapel (a site that I hope some of you know) looking out at the island…really at the world.)  It’s a drawing about discovery, about wonder, about curiosity … Continued

African-American Directors Film Series

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 like Lexington tend to miss them. The Follen Responds to Racism Team presents a series of five films directed … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Marshman Center. Topics: conception, pregnancy, and consequences of pregnancy. Leaders: John Dacey and Alisa Pascale. This Sunday Nursery: for little ones up to age 4 PreK through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center. Advisors Leslie Coney and Deb Weiner lead a discussion on life, death, and the … Continued

In the Interim: Big Rush to the Big Easy

My life has been consumed with details surrounding the impending service learning trip that 25 Follen youth will be participating in, beginning on Easter Sunday (April 16).  I’ve heard a lot about previous trips and we have benefitted greatly for the experience and learning that has come from prior trips under the supervision of Ann … Continued

In the Community: Senior Co-housing, Hungarian Fair

Senior Co-housing: Taking Charge of the Rest of Your Life Saturday, April 22, 1 – 3 pm, First Parish UU Arlington We UU’s have been key players  in the national co-housing movement since the 1990s.  Now, we are in the forefront of the fledgling senior co-housing movement. Read/Download flyer on Senior Co-housing Hungarian Heritage Fair … Continued

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