General Interest

Do you need to set up a meeting?

Do you need to set up a meeting? Whether it’s a one-time thing or a recurring meeting, we need to make sure that meetings are not conflicting and that they are set up properly. First, consult the calendar. Setting Up a Zoom Meeting Please fill out this form, which goes to Linda Hein, Business Manager. … Continued

Join a Covenant Group!

Covenant Groups are Forming for the New Church Year   Are you interested in joining a Follen Covenant Group? There are currently 12 different small Covenant Groups of 8-10 Follenites. We hope to add more groups this fall, based on interest. Most groups meet monthly, face-to-face at Follen or in members’ homes. During the pandemic groups have … Continued

Follen is Hiring!

The following jobs are available: Membership Director Follen is looking for a Membership Director to provide collaborative leadership, strategic vision, and support to the ministries of Follen Community Church, with a focus on effective comprehensive membership growth, new member assimilation, membership tracking, and volunteer development. They will increase awareness about the church in our local … Continued

April Letter from Coordinating Team

May 4, 2021 Dear Follen Member and Friends, We hope you are all enjoying spring! A few announcements: While we had originally planned a leadership retreat this spring to begin our discussions about the future of our music program, we have decided to move the leadership retreat to the fall so that we can build … Continued

RE-flections: What a Weekend!

Spring is here, and RE kids of all ages got outside together in a safe manner this past weekend! (click any picture to enlarge) Our youngest kids came to the Gnome Hunt Saturday. The Middle School Youth Group had a hike at Great Brook Farm. Follen UU Youth took a bike ride for ice cream! … Continued

Follen’s Endowment: Parts 1,2, & 3

Conversations with Legacy Society Members This fall we sat down with a few members of the Legacy Society and asked them why they will be  to donating to Follen after they die. Here is a little bit of what they had to say: I asked Maggie Herzig, Legacy Society member, why she is donating to … Continued

Safety Team Update: Reopening and Covid

Safety Team Plan: Reopening our Church Vaccination Criteria and Metrics: We will reopen the church for indoor large gatherings when:  Safe and effective vaccines are widely available; all adults are eligible to receive the vaccine, and reasonable time has allowed all adults to receive the vaccine. Widely available means free to patients, at multiple accessible … Continued

Faith Climate Action Week April 16-25

Faith Climate Action Week, April 16-25, 2021 The Environmental Justice Task Force invites you to join us in two actions: View Kiss the Ground, a new film about how regenerating the world’s soils has the potential to rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems, and create abundant food supplies (see more about regenerative agriculture at … Continued

March Letter from Coordinating Team

March 31, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, Happy Spring! We hope you are enjoying the longer days and stronger sunshine. This shift towards warmer weather feels magnified by the transition we are making with the pandemic. With more people, including many Follen members, vaccinated and schools reopening, there is a feeling of energy and … Continued

UU Virtual Egg Hunt!

Virtual Easter Egg Hunt 2021 Saturday, April 3, through Friday, April 30, 2021 Hello UU Friend! It’s me, the Easter Bunny. I know you’ve probably been wondering what I’ve been doing with myself this year, since it isn’t safe for us to be meeting indoors or in large crowds. But, I promise you, I’ve been … Continued