General Interest

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

Message from Rev. Claire and the Safety Team about COVID-19

  March 3, 2020 Dear Follen Members and Friends, As infections from the COVID-19 coronavirus spread, it is important that we also spread information on how to prepare for and prevent this disease in our community and congregation. There is information about COVID-19 everywhere; two excellent resources are a recent New York Times podcast, and … Continued

Volunteers Needed for Melanie DeMore Events

The Melanie DeMore Residency starts next month, on February 1, to be exact! Read all about it here. In order to make this experience the best it can be, we plan to roll out the red carpet and to give Melanie–and many friends and neighbors–a Follen welcome. Follenites, please take a minute and sign up … Continued