Congregation News

BIG DREAMS meeting June 5

The Capital Campaign Exploratory Committee has gotten a lot of ideas about what Follen should do in a capital campaign. We’ve been to a lot of meetings, we’ve had a lot of conversations over coffee, and we’ve gotten a lot of emails (at DreamBig@follen.org). We’ll be having one last big open input session at noon June 5 … Continued

Follen Names New Music Director: Tyler Turner

The Music Director Search Committee and Reverend Claire are delighted to let you know that we have selected Charles Tyler Turner as the next Director of Music at Follen. Tyler, who currently teaches choral music and piano at Natick High School and directs the music program at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Wellesley, will join Follen on August … Continued

Music Director Search Update

Last Sunday, on behalf of the Music Director Search Committee, Gordon Hardy gave us an update on the process of finding a new leader. Here are his remarks:   Today I’d like to bring you up to date on the music director search process. As you know, in the fall Program Council formed a search … Continued

Claire’s March Post: Wake Up!

Dear Follen, This month’s theme is not just a word; it is an imperative! “Wake Up!” What does that mean to me? Well, I was inspired first by Easter, which is early this year, March 27. The Easter story is one of waking up from darkness and death into world full of love and miracles. What are the … Continued

Transitions: Great Spring Offerings from Pastoral Care Action Team

Follen’s Pastoral Care Action Team (PCAT) is offering ongoing and new support groups, a two-part session on group process, and a four-part series of discussions about life’s big transitions this March and April. In the “Transitions” series, we’ll think deeply about our values and how they relate to death, long-term care, retirement, and more. For dates, times, and further information about … Continued

Susanne’s Blog: Everything Is Change

Can it really be just a coincidence that the worship theme for the first full month I’m in my new job here with you at Follen is Change? I mean, really? We are talking about change at a moment when absolutely every element in my life is enduring a massive shift? What kind of cosmic … Continued

Claire’s February Post: Change

Dear Follen, During our multigenerational service this month, I shared a reading by Robert Fulghum. He tells a story about two young guys who are given an extra-credit challenge by their philosophy professor: Do something unique and memorable – not dangerous or foolish, but something creative, inventive and instructive. Write it up and explain what was learned and how … Continued

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