Congregation News

The First Summer Service: A Great Success!

A group of youth sang a wonderful song, Rev. Claire prayed for Orlando, and 95 people came! “Coffee Hour” officially became “Lemonade and Cookies Outside in the Shade Hour.” To watch the video go to Sanctuary.  

Spiritual Exercise for June: Sanctuary

Choose a place you can visit easily, every day. Maybe it is your backyard; maybe it is a spot by the Charles River, or a bench along the bike path. Maybe it is the Follen sanctuary. Maybe it is your very own bed. Go to this place every day — for a week, or hey, try the whole month! — … Continued

Lex Eat Needs Volunteers for July and August 

Lex Eat Together provides a free weekly meal to anyone in need of food and/or companionship — and it needs help over the summer. Volunteers are needed on Wednesday evenings to help with set-up, serving, and clean-up. High school students, can earn community service hours. The work is easy and the atmosphere highly congenial. Sign up at Lex Eat volunteers and thank you. … Continued

“Pirates of Penzance” Operetta DVD and Photo Orders

What a show it was! To order photos or DVDs of our 2016 operetta, please complete this Pirates Google Form. Once your order is submitted, you will receive an email within 48 hours, letting you know how much is due and how to submit payment. For questions, contact Melissa Hawkins at mhawkins4@gmail.com.

Suggested Community Reads: Sanctuary

June’s Worship Theme is Sanctuary. Every month Amy Newmark and Jane Spickett suggest some books related to the worship theme. For those of you who would like to connect a bit more with the theme of “Sanctuary,” here is this month’s selection. Adults The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball Younger children Buffalo Music by Tracey … Continued

Our Transylvanian Friends Invite Your Family

Special April 2017 School Vacation Trip Follen’s Partner Church in Transylvania, Romania, has invited us to visit during school vacation, April 14–23, 2017. We will spend the weekend in Alsofelsozentmihaly, tour historic UU sites during the week, and then return for a second weekend in our partner village. The tour includes: Torda where the first act of religious … Continued

“Share Our Space” Summer Showcase at the UUUM

Series celebrating music, art, and culture in Roxbury Several events will appeal to children, and all will be in and around historic First Church in Roxbury, even as major work continues refurbishing the exterior. The full line-up is on the UUUM’s website. Three upcoming performances, in brief, are: “Latin American Folk Song,” Sunday, 6/26, 4 pm; … Continued

Lost and Found

Please check the Lost and Found (coat rack area of Community Center) for your family’s belongings. All items left behind after Friday, June 17, will be donated. Thank you!

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