Follen Blog

Follen Hires New Business Manager

March 4, 2020 Follen has hired Linda Hein as its new Business Manager, succeeding Church Administrator Sarah Garner, who is retiring after 17 years. Linda is very experienced at keeping the books for and administering non-profit organizations. She comes to Follen from the Comprehensive Family Evaluation Center at Tufts Medical School. Before that she worked … Continued

COG Blog: Updates on Construction

Thank you, Alice Dunn and Valerie Perkins, for your tireless work and your weekly updates! Click on any photos to enlarge. Also, you can check out photo galleries from Joe Turner here. March 5 Update from your Construction Oversight Group Calling all landscape enthusiasts…it’s time to think SPRING planting!  We are planning a landscape ‘charrette’ … Continued

Donations for City Reach

Members of FUUY (Follen UU Youth) group will be heading to Boston to volunteer with City Reach in early March and need your help with collecting items for distribution. Please bring your donations to church on Sundays to the Community Center foyer. Note for 2020: This year, no women’s clothing or children’s clothing is needed. … Continued

Blessing the Organ . . . with a Mad Lib!

Last Sunday, February 9, we did a Mad Lib for Blessing Follen’s Newly-Refurbished Organ! Here’s what it’s supposed to be: When the Unitarian Universalist congregation in neighboring Stoneham announced it was closing, selling its building, and offering its historic organ to another UU church that would be able to restore it and give it a … Continued

Meeting Melanie DeMore

It was a busy few days with Melanie DeMore! Have a look at some captured scenes, and make sure to come to the concert this Friday evening in the Sonin Music Room! Click on any picture to enlarge. And here’s a video with the youth:

February Spiritual Exercise: Loyalty

February – Loyalty This is a juicy one. One synonym of loyalty is fidelity: faithfulness. We can be faithful to a person, an ideal, a promise, a way of life… We can be faithful spouses, faithful friends, faithful recyclers… there are a lot of ways to practice loyalty and fidelity. Faithfulness is something many humans … Continued

New Follen Photo Directory!

Don’t Be a Blank! Great news, we’re working on a Follen Photo Directory, including address and other information, that can be viewed as a PDF, or printed out by you. BUT we need your photos if they aren’t already uploaded to the Follen Breeze website. Send a family and/or individual photo to Sarah Garner at … Continued

Bridges: Follen Music Events for 2019-2020

“Bridges” is a series of 15 performances by a wide range of familiar and treasured musicians, many taking place in the new Epp Sonin Music Center of Follen Church. Unless indicated otherwise, admission is Pay What You Decide – no advance tickets. Further details for each program will be posted one month prior, or can … Continued

Spring Sermon Writing Class with Rev. Claire

Has life taught you some hard-won lessons? Do you have a story to tell? Has your spiritual life grown and deepened over the years? Have you ever watched someone preach and thought “I could never do that!” This class is for you! Rev. Claire will lead you through a 6 session course, during which participants will support each other … Continued