Author Archives: Follen Church

“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

“When I’m Here, I Feel Human Again”

Sunday’s Share the Plate: Women’s Lunch Place Affirmation of worth and dignity, physical nurturance, and support services for self-identified women experiencing homelessness or poverty is what theWomen’s Lunch Place in Boston, the recipients of this Sunday’s Share the Plate, is all about. Follen has been involved with WLP for more than 25 years and has cooked one … Continued

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

From Rev. Claire: 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

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

From Rev. Claire: 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