Follen Blog

September Letter from Coordinating Team

Dear Follen Members and Friends, The air is turning cool and the season for apples, hot toddies, and slow-cooker meals is upon us.  We hope that families have had a successful re-entry to schools, and that everyone is staying safe. We are in our space. On Monday, September 19, Parish Board and Program Council had … Continued

FUUN! The Follen UU Network

Join in the FUUN – The Follen UU Network Make new connections and celebrate the interdependent web that brings us all together! The Community & Hospitality Action Team (CHAT) is launching a new program at Follen this church year – The Follen UU Network (FUUN). Meeting new people can be tough, especially in our growing … Continued

Worship Themes 2022-23

September – The Secret of Life October –  Creativity November –Transcendence December – Lost and Found January – Connections February – Heat March – Mortality April – The Unknown May – Story June – Bloom September – The Secret of Life – three poems inspired this theme: “The Secret” by Denise Levertov; “Secret of Life” … Continued

Register for 2022-23 Covenant Groups

It is not too late to join a Follen Covenant Group! Follen Covenant Groups meet monthly, either at the church, in members’ homes or via Zoom. Currently we have 12 groups of no more than 10 members. Most groups meet on weekday evenings. Two groups meet on Sundays. There are openings for new members in … Continued

Covid Safety Policy Updated September 24, 2022

Follen Church Updated Covid-19 Safety Policy  September 24, 2022 Our team will revise the policy as needed throughout the year.  This policy is created by the Safety Team, consisting of President Nick Hart, Vice President Jen Vandiver, Co-chair of Lay Ministry Tom Blumenthal, Director of Religious Education Beryl Aschenberg, and Parish Minister Rev. Claire Feingold … Continued

Summer Events

Along with Summer Worship Services, there are a few special summer events to enjoy! Check out the following events, and watch for a few more to be added as the summer goes on! Paddle Outing on the Charles Saturday June 25, 9am Kick off the summer season with a scenic paddle on the Charles River … Continued

Summer Services 2022

Join us in the Sanctuary for a more informal worship format in the summer. Rev. Claire will lead the first service. Most services will be led by Follen lay ministers and volunteers from the Worship and Music Action Team. Joys and Sorrows will be shared aloud. Music will be provided by Shaylor Lindsay. Video of … Continued

Meet Chris Eastburn, Music Director!

Introducing Chris Eastburn, Follen’s New Music Director Your Music Director Hiring Team is thrilled to announce our choice for Follen’s new Music Director: Chris Eastburn! Thanks to the hard work of the Music Steering Committee this fall and winter, the hiring team had clear guidance for our music program’s vision, mission, and values. We could … Continued

Follen Angels Summer Schedule

Follen Angels Softball Team The Follen Angels coed softball team is back in action again this summer.  We have a 14-game schedule running from May 23rd to August 8. Here is a link to our schedule. Please come out and cheer for your team! For more information, please contact Bob Halliday or Paula Mathieu.