General Interest

February Letter from Coordinating Team

February 25, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, We hope this letter finds you well. Our hearts hurt as we process the loss of several beloved members of our community amidst the enormous loss of life in our country. We send you our deepest sympathies if you are grieving at this time as well as … Continued

Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Slate

The Nominating Committee announced the candidates for leadership positions for the 2021-22 year, to be voted on at the annual meeting May 26. Nick Hart is the nominee for Vice President of Program Council, succeeding Sophie Evett, who will assume the presidency. Lisa Snellings is the candidate for Parish Board chair, replacing Alexis Johnson, who … Continued

Interactive Theater for Racial Justice in Lexington

Here are two unique events sponsored by multiple organizations in Lexington. Click on the link below to register! Moving From Words to Change: Housing Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00-8:30pm In Lexington as elsewhere, many of us express positive, inclusive values. At the same time, we sometimes struggle with tensions between what we see as best for … Continued

Join the Auction Committee!

The Auction Committee Is Calling! Going once….going twice…sold?? No, you don’t even have to bid to serve on the auction committee! We are starting to plan the Follen Auction for the spring and could use your help in a variety of ways. Whether you are a longtime Follenite or new to the church, our newly … Continued

Solace and Spirit (A Call for Photographs)

Share with Us! What are the places, objects, activities, and more that sustain you in ways large and small during the pandemic? Where do you find strength, joy, peace, and/or connection? Follenites of all ages are invited to submit up to three original photographs for an online exhibit that will inspire and uplift. Expert photography … Continued

December/January Letter from Coordinating Team

January 12, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, Happy New Year! We hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful holiday season and that the new year is treating you well despite all our challenges. We sincerely hope 2021 brings good health, truth and justice to our nation and, here at Follen, we hope … Continued

Virtual Church Resources

  BUILDING USE The Follen Church building is closed as of March 17, although very limited staff use is allowed. You can read the latest details here in this message from the Safety Team (Sept. 3).   WORSHIP Sunday morning worship has moved online. We plan a multigenerational offering each week, which will include a … Continued

Do you need to set up an online meeting?

Setting Up a Zoom Meeting Do you need to set up a Zoom 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. Consult the calendar, and then please fill out this form, which goes to Linda Hein, … Continued

Environmental Justice Survey

Short Survey: The EJTF Wants to Hear from YOU The Follen Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) is a group of Follen folks trying to focus attention on the climate crisis as well as its impact on the most vulnerable populations (climate justice). We’d welcome your help and support! As UUs, we can join forces with … Continued