General Interest

Donate to the Follen Auction – And a Sneak Peak!

Follen’s annual Goods and Services Auction will be held on Saturday March 25 at 5:30 pm. It’s an evening of food, friendship and fun, all to benefit Follen. Soup, dessert and childcare will be provided. Fellow Follenites have already donated split and dried firewood, 100 spring bulbs planted this fall, a lesson and playing time … Continued

In the Interim: Navigating the Waters of Change

On Sunday, Feb. 12 as the snow piled down, nearly forty Follenites gathered in the community center with UUA Regional Staff member Hilary Allen to explore the different ways that congregations, and individuals in them, experience and navigate the waters of change. Some people find change exciting, and others resist or despise it. How the … Continued

Thank You for Share the Plate!

Follenites donated $1,855 to UU Mass Action in last Sunday’s collection. UU Mass Action helps catalyze and coordinate social justice work by the 142 UU congregations in Massachusetts to maximize their impact. If you weren’t at the service, but want to contribute, there’s still time. Just mail a check this week to Sarah Garner at the … Continued

Capital Campaign Committee Gets Rolling

The Capital Campaign Committee is up and running, starting to plan for the campaign to raise $1.5 to $2 million – or more – to make improvements in Follen. The fund-raising will take place this year, with work beginning as early as June 2018. Watch this space in coming weeks for opportunities to be involved … Continued

Donate to the Follen Auction!

Follen’s annual Goods and Services Auction is an evening of food, friendship and fun, all to benefit Follen.   Auction: Saturday, March 25, 5:30pm. Mark your calendars, and make a donation today! Fellow Follenites have already given a French gourmet dinner, a week in a Paris apartment, piano lessons, homebrew, and an afternoon of sailing … Continued

RE News This Week

This Sunday February 12 Classroom RE: Nursery through Grade 6. Neighboring Faiths (grades 7 and 8): Visiting Grace Chapel, to conclude their unit on evangelical Christianity. Cars leave Follen at 10:30am and return at 12:30pm.  All students must have a completed permission slip to participate. Coming of Age: 4:30pm,Community Center FUUY: 6:30pm, Community Center Next Sunday, February 19  Nursery care for … Continued

In the Community: Kids Rally, Bipolar Support

Talk on Bipolar Disorder Monday, February 13, 7pm, Covenant Church, Arlington Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adults in the U.S., and yet many of us do not know enough about this incurable illness. Join Dr. Brenner, a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital for an informative discussion. This is a free event. The presentation will … Continued

In the Interim: Perpetual Anticipation

Like many of you, I suspect, I found myself glued to the television on Sunday evening, watching the Super Bowl. I am mostly a baseball nut, but I watched plenty of Yale football when I was growing up (the Yale-Harvard games were epic, and must-attend events when they were played at the Yale Bowl in … Continued

In the Interim: Let Go and . . .

For years, I’ve heard that old phrase, “Let Go and Let God.” I always thought that this was a nice, neat way of saying, “I can’t make this thing come out the way I want to, so I’ll just release it into the air. And whatever happens, will.” Well, I suppose it might be comforting … Continued

In the Community: Sustainable Energy

Friday, February 3, 9:15 am, Cary Library Recommended by Follen’s Environmental Justice Team— League of Women Voters First Friday forum on Sustainable Energy Initiatives in Lexington 2017