Congregation News

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

Spring Is Here — Interfaith Garden Begins Its 8th Year! 

Working every Tuesday afternoon and Saturday morning during the growing season, 15 houses of worship have joined together to produce five tons of organic produce for the Lexington Food Pantry. Come as you are for social justice, soil, and sunshine. Families welcome. Follen’s days are April 15, 9am,  May 2 – 4:30 pm, May 30 – … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Anne Smith Room This Sunday Nursery through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center FUUY: 6:30pm, Community Center Interim DRE Deb Weiner will be attending the New England LREDA (Liberal Religious Educators Association) Retreat in Portsmouth New Hampshire from Thursday afternoon through Saturday afternoon. If you need to reach Deb please text or … Continued

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