Follen Blog

In The Community: MLK Concert, Anti-Racism Training

  In His Own Words: A Concert of New Compositions in Memory of MLK Friday April 27, 7:30pm, Follen’s Sanctuary Concert of new compositions concerning MLK’s legacy. Thomas Stumpf is one of the four composers, with reflections by Regie Gibson. Anti-Racism Organizing in the Suburbs: Visioning-Networking-Skill Building Saturday, April 28, 9:30 am–5 pm By Community … Continued

​Give Us Your Feedback on Our Congregational Covenant

“Covenant is the silk that joins Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations, communities, and individuals together in a web of interconnection. The practice of promising to walk together is the precious core of our creedless faith.” – UUA.org This spring, 35 Follen lay leaders gathered to discuss and draft a “Covenant of Right Relations” for Follen. Simply … Continued

In the Interim: Adventures in the Big Easy

Note:  Deb Weiner’s series of reflections on the tasks of interim religious leaders and the congregations they serve will continue next week. We landed at Louis Armstrong Airport on Saturday in the middle of a huge storm – tornado warnings in the area, torrential rain, a real soaker.  But all was well as Follen’s service … Continued

Warrant for Congregational Meeting April 22

WARRANT For A SPECIAL MEETING OF FOLLEN CHURCH To the members of Follen Church: You are requested to assemble in the sanctuary of Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA, at 11:30 a.m. immediately following the service on Sunday, April 22, 2018. ARTICLE I The membership of Follen Church authorize the use of up to $350,000 of the Heritage … Continued

Construction Oversight Group Wins HDC Approval!

The Construction Oversight Group is pleased to announce that on April 5 the Town of Lexington Historic District Commission approved our proposed building plans! This means we can now proceed with filings for all of the other required regulatory approvals with the hope of beginning construction this summer.  Please join us for a Q & … Continued

In the Community: Films About Women, Traces of the Trade

Lunafest:  Film Festival About Women Friday April 6, 7pm, Concord Academy Join First Parish in Concord and Concord Academy this Friday. They are hosting LUNAFEST films, a fundraising film festival that showcases short films created by, for and about women from all over the world. Proceeds will benefit women’s reproductive health and Chicken & Egg Pictures, an … Continued