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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.

Fall 2023 Letter from Coordinating Team

November 2023 Dear Follen Community, The fall season at Follen has been joyous and eventful with high levels of attendance at Sunday services, a successful East Village Fair and hosting the annual Lexington Interfaith Community Association (LICA) Thanksgiving service.  We are looking forward to a full holiday season with many opportunities to build community such … Continued

Music Sunday with Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem

Music Sunday February 4, 10:30am Worship Service

Everyone is invited to participate this choir activity. Your commitment is for the month of January and the Music Sunday performance.

The Music of Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem
with Special Guests Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem 

Rehearsals will be starting after the holidays in January
Your commitment will be these rehearsal times in January.

Adults Tues 7:30-9:30-pm
Youth (7th grade and up) Wed 5:30-6:30pm
Children Wed 4:45-5:30pm

FUUY Requests CityReach Donations

FUUY to Participate in “CityReach” Program -Donations Needed!Members of our FUUY (Follen UU Youth) group will be heading to the Boston Common to learn and serve through the CityReach program of the Common Cathedral in mid November. CityReach is an outdoor church for people experiencing poverty and homelessness. You can learn more about CityReach here.  They need our … Continued

Cardigan Lodge–Sign up Now!

Cardigan Lodge is an Appalachian Mountain Club Lodge in Bristol New Hampshire.The lodge sleeps 60, with bunkroom style accomodations and family-style dining. Many folks who haven’t been to cardigan lodge think it’s all about skiing,but skiing is only one activity.During the day, some participants travel to nearby downhill ski slopes. Others take advantage of on-site sledding, cross country skiing,hiking or snowshoe on the local trails. At night there may be a naturalist tour of the night sky including bat calling as well as reptile and snake viewing and touching if desired. In the morning there may be a bird watching or listening tour by a resident naturalist. Follen has reserved 15 spots for Friday and Saturday night, March 1st-3rd,2024.Six meals will be provided,starting with Friday evening hot buffet and ending with lunch on Sunday. Follen has a January 2nd deadline for commitment to the 15 reserved spots for the weekend. More information about the lodge is on the AMC website: http://

The AMC has changed their reservation policy since Covid came into the picture.  Now with the below instructions, you can call and reserve/pay for  an entire room with 2-4 or 6-8 bunkbeds. For example, a room with 2 bunkbeds with a minimum reservation of 2 including meals, will cost a total of $450.50 with a AMC membership. If you have more people interested in being in the room with you, you as the person who reserved the room would need to contact AMC to inform them of the names of your added friends and pay  the extra cost of food or $55 per person per night. Lastly, if you choose to do so, you can ask your friends to help split the cost of the room.

Below are the group number and name with instructions on how to book into the group.

1.       Call the Contact Service Center at 603-466-2727  select option #1,  Mon-Sat, 9 am to 5 pm
2.       Ask to reserve into Follen Community Church Group # 664683
3.       Payment in full is required when you reserve. We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover.
4.       Cancellation Policy varies by service level and destination: Please refer to your confirmation of reservation.

For more information, speak with Jenny Marshall.

We Can Help Ukraine

There’s still time to Share the Plate for Ukraine! On Oct. 1, Follen’s Share the Plate was a collection to aid Ukrainians inside and outside their country.  If you couldn’t contribute that day, you have the rest of October to help.  Please make your check to Follen Church and put “STP Ukraine” in the memo … Continued

June Letter from Coordinating Team

June 2023 Greetings from the Follen Coordinating Team! The end of the Church Year is upon us, and the Coordinating Team would like to thank everyone who helped out at Follen this year. Thanks to the Program Council, Parish Board, Staff, Action Teams, Family Support Team, Coffee Elves, RE Teachers, Safety Team, Ushers, Lay Ministers, … Continued