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RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Marshman Center. Topics: conception, pregnancy, and consequences of pregnancy. Leaders: John Dacey and Alisa Pascale. This Sunday Nursery: for little ones up to age 4 PreK through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center. Advisors Leslie Coney and Deb Weiner lead a discussion on life, death, and the … Continued

In the Interim: Big Rush to the Big Easy

My life has been consumed with details surrounding the impending service learning trip that 25 Follen youth will be participating in, beginning on Easter Sunday (April 16).  I’ve heard a lot about previous trips and we have benefitted greatly for the experience and learning that has come from prior trips under the supervision of Ann … Continued

In the Community: Senior Co-housing, Hungarian Fair

Senior Co-housing: Taking Charge of the Rest of Your Life Saturday, April 22, 1 – 3 pm, First Parish UU Arlington We UU’s have been key players  in the national co-housing movement since the 1990s.  Now, we are in the forefront of the fledgling senior co-housing movement. Read/Download flyer on Senior Co-housing Hungarian Heritage Fair … Continued

Spring Is Here — Interfaith Garden Begins Its 8th Year! 

Working every Tuesday afternoon and Saturday morning during the growing season, 15 houses of worship have joined together to produce five tons of organic produce for the Lexington Food Pantry. Come as you are for social justice, soil, and sunshine. Families welcome. Follen’s days are April 15, 9am,  May 2 – 4:30 pm, May 30 – … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Anne Smith Room This Sunday Nursery through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center FUUY: 6:30pm, Community Center Interim DRE Deb Weiner will be attending the New England LREDA (Liberal Religious Educators Association) Retreat in Portsmouth New Hampshire from Thursday afternoon through Saturday afternoon. If you need to reach Deb please text or … Continued

In the Interim: Spring Has Sprung

I don’t know about you, but I think that the coming of Spring brings excitement and maybe a little bit of dread as well.  I love that the days are getting longer, the sun brighter and higher in the sky.  Our sugaring season is nearly over (it was a good year for tapping trees, it … Continued

Parish Board Signs Statement on Sanctuary

At its meeting on March 13, Follen’s Parish Board signed a Statement of Conscience regarding immigration and sanctuary. For further information, contact Parish Board Chair Anne Engelhart. ​”As people of faith and people of conscience, we pledge to resist the newly elected administration’s policy proposals to target and deport millions of undocumented immigrants and discriminate … Continued