General Interest

African-American Directors Film Series

The classic film canon is dominated by stories told by white people about white people. The film industry markets many films by black people about black people primarily to black markets, so people living in areas like Lexington tend to miss them. The Follen Responds to Racism Team presents a series of five films directed … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Marshman Center. Topics: conception, pregnancy, and consequences of pregnancy. Leaders: John Dacey and Alisa Pascale. This Sunday Nursery: for little ones up to age 4 PreK through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center. Advisors Leslie Coney and Deb Weiner lead a discussion on life, death, and the … Continued

In the Community: Senior Co-housing, Hungarian Fair

Senior Co-housing: Taking Charge of the Rest of Your Life Saturday, April 22, 1 – 3 pm, First Parish UU Arlington We UU’s have been key players  in the national co-housing movement since the 1990s.  Now, we are in the forefront of the fledgling senior co-housing movement. Read/Download flyer on Senior Co-housing Hungarian Heritage Fair … Continued

Spring Is Here — Interfaith Garden Begins Its 8th Year! 

Working every Tuesday afternoon and Saturday morning during the growing season, 15 houses of worship have joined together to produce five tons of organic produce for the Lexington Food Pantry. Come as you are for social justice, soil, and sunshine. Families welcome. Follen’s days are April 15, 9am,  May 2 – 4:30 pm, May 30 – … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday OWL: 6:30pm, Anne Smith Room This Sunday Nursery through grade 8: Regular classroom RE Coming of Age: 4:30pm, Community Center FUUY: 6:30pm, Community Center Interim DRE Deb Weiner will be attending the New England LREDA (Liberal Religious Educators Association) Retreat in Portsmouth New Hampshire from Thursday afternoon through Saturday afternoon. If you need to reach Deb please text or … Continued

Parish Board Signs Statement on Sanctuary

At its meeting on March 13, Follen’s Parish Board signed a Statement of Conscience regarding immigration and sanctuary. For further information, contact Parish Board Chair Anne Engelhart. ​”As people of faith and people of conscience, we pledge to resist the newly elected administration’s policy proposals to target and deport millions of undocumented immigrants and discriminate … Continued

RE News This Week

Thursday night OWL: 6:30pm, Community Center Meet a Bisexual You Already Know, 7pm, Anne Smith Room. The RE Team encourages parents of youth, and youth grades 8 and older to attend this Welcoming Congregation Committee presentation. Friday night FUUY Coffeehouse, 7-9pm Community Center Please join Follen’s youth for snacks, drinks and fabulous entertainment at the annual FUUY coffeehouse!  … Continued