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December Letter from Coordinating Team

December 1, 2022  Dear Follen Members and Friends, The holiday season is off to a good start with a well attended multigenerational Thanksgiving service filled with gratitude and joyful music making. We are continuing to explore ways to support those who might like to be physically at Follen, but maintain social distance.   Thank you to … Continued

Submit Prayers of Joy and Sorrow Online

New Form for Prayers of Joy and Sorrow

Use this form to submit your contribution to be lifted up in Sunday’s online worship service. These offerings from our hearts and lives are how we share the prayers of the people of Follen Church. Plan ahead, please submit these by 8am Sunday morning.

Who is going to lead Follen into the future?

A Message from the Nominating Committee: Every year at the May annual meeting Follen elects its leaders for the coming church year (July 1 to June 30), and the Nominating Committee is responsible for presenting a full slate of candidates. We are looking for (among other positions): A new Vice President of Program Council to … Continued

November Letter from Coordinating Team

November 3, 2022 Dear Follen Members and Friends, Jack-o-lanterns and trick or treaters give way to shorter days and cooler nights, as we prepare for the uncertainty of election season, and the joys and challenges of Thanksgiving and the winter holidays. It has been so uplifting to worship together in our sanctuary this fall, filled … Continued

Cookie Sale for FUUY

Homemade Holiday Cookies for Sale by FUUY Youth Group
Help Raise Money for Spring Mssion Trip to Philadelphia

Get your delicious holiday cookies and help our Youth Group members raise money for Service Learning in Philadelphia over spring break. $12 will buy you a baker’s dozen variety plate, while $20 will purchase 2 dozen cookies. You may purchase today online with a credit card, or visit FUUY members at the RE Table in Coffee Hour on Nov. 20, December 4, or 11 to place your order by cash or check. Alternately, drop by the Church office and fill out an order form. We are limited to 60 dozen cookies, so sales will be done once we reach that amount in pre-orders. Plated cookies MUST be picked up on December 18 after the Holiday service.

Meet Our New Intern

Introducing Ministerial Intern Phoebe Eckart Phoebe Eckart is our new intern minister and a candidate for Unitarian Universalist ordination. She will be with us part-time through June 2024. She is currently in the final year of her Master of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, where she runs the Harvard UU Ministry for Students and is … Continued

Instrument Survey

Instrument Survey Let us know about you! Do you play an instrument? Music Director Chris Eastburn is interested in getting to know Follen instrumentalists of all skill levels! Please take a couple of minutes to fill out the Follen Church Instrument Survey so Chris can know a little more about you!

Follen Pulpit Restoration

Restoration of Follen Pulpit 2022 The Follen pulpit, unique and beautiful, was in dire need of repair.  We are delighted to report that our own Buildings and Grounds Action Team has found the right person for the job. Mart Ojamaa writes: “The pulpit repair and restoration was carried out beautifully by Melissa Carr, a wonderful … Continued

“How to Run a Meeting” Resources

How to Run a Meeting Looking to sharpen your skills at running a meeting at Follen? You’ve come to the right place! A terrific training session was held on Sept. 18, 2022, led by Brian Cali with the active participation of about 15 experienced Follen leaders contributing their ideas and suggestions. You can view a … Continued