General Interest

Help to Donate a Follen Tree!

You Can Help Donate a Follen Tree Again this year Follen Church, in collaboration with the UU Urban Ministry, Lexington Human Services Department, and other UU communities is providing coupons to families that can be exchanged for any tree in the lot.  This program helps families that might not otherwise be able to afford a … Continued

Music for the Holiday Season

Music at Upcoming Services Sunday December 2, 10:30am “The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming” featuring a joyous Klezmer band made up of Shir Chutzpa, Follen instrumentalists, and guest clarinetist Glenn Dickson of Shirim. Sunday December 9, 10:30am The Adult Choir will sing Advent-related music by Randall Thompson and Buxtehude. Sunday December 16 10:30am Music Service: Adult … Continued

The List: Anti-Racism Book (and Film) Group

The Follen Anti-Racism Book group has been reading and discussing books on the theme of race since the fall of 2015. Their reading list is an excellent resource for anyone ready to delve into this topic. There are some films mixed in as well. If you would like to learn more, you can contact Follen … Continued

Christmas Flower Sales

Sign up during Coffee Hour for one more week to donate a poinsettia to decorate the sanctuary during the holiday season. Flowers can be dedicated in honor of, or in memory of, loved ones. The dedication you provide will be printed in the Order of Service on December 23rd. Cost is $15 per poinsettia. You can download the form and bring it to church if you prefer. xmas flowers – individual

December Spiritual Exercise: Wonder

Ordinary yet extraordinary wonders   What seemingly simple thing sustains your sense of reverence right now?   What ordinary object or relationship reminds you of life’s preciousness?   What is currently helping you not take things for granted?   Hopefully, these are easy questions for you. If not, figure out why and use this month … Continued

Follen Holiday Happenings

Services Sunday December 2, 10:30am “The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming” featuring a joyous Klezmer band made up of Shir Chutzpa, Follen instrumentalists, and guest clarinetist Glenn Dickson of Shirim. Sunday December 9, 10:30am Adult Choir singing Advent-related music by Randall Thompson and Buxtehude Sunday December 16, 10:30am Music Service: Adult Choir singing Francis Poulenc ‘s … Continued

RE-Flections: Blessings for The Thanksgiving Table

As Thanksgiving approaches, Unitarian Universalist families often consider blessings that might be said before a meal. Here are a few of my favorites: “For the food before us, the family (and friends) beside us, and the love that surrounds us, we are truly grateful.” –Sarah Richards “Earth, who gives to us this food, Sun, who … Continued