Follen Blog

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.

The 8th UU Principle at Follen

The 8th UU Principle Guides Our Journey Towards Spiritual Wholeness At our annual meeting on May 25, our congregation will vote on whether to adopt the 8th Principle, a multifaceted and antiracist commitment that captures the spiritual values of our denomination. The 8th UU Principle: We…covenant to affirm and promote: journeying towards spiritual wholeness … Continued

A Transition in Our Worship Offerings

This message is from the Worship and Music Action Team and Rev. Claire about our plans for online worship going forward into the next church year. We sent a message to our most frequent Zoomers (usually about 40 or so each Sunday) before sharing this message with the rest of the congregation. May 2022 Dear … Continued

CityReach 2022

FUUY Overnight at CityReach by Caleb Hyde-Petersen, Youth Program Coordinator On the weekend of April 29th-30th, 7 youth members of the Follen UU Youth (FUUY) Group, along with their Youth Program Coordinators and Advisors, participated in the CityReach program, sponsored by Ecclesia Ministries – Common Cathedral. This was the first time FUUY had been able … Continued