In the Community: Refugees, Music, Thanksgiving

Oriana Consort (with Tyler Turner)

Friday November 11, 8pm, St John’s Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain

  • Follen Music Director Tyler Turner will be performing, as well as our alto and bass soloists.
  • For more info:
  • Epp Sonin (781 861 9074 or 781 696 9947) has tickets available for either concert.

2016 Minns Lectures: Sources of a Global Faith

Friday, November 11-Sunday, November 13, King’s Chapel and First Church, Boston

  • A series of events, including three lectures, two sermons, and a luncheon to share partner-church experiences between UUs and visiting clergy from Transylvania.
  • See Minns 2016 for full details.

The Greater Boston Moral Revival Team’s Service of Healing and Transformation

Sunday, November 13, 4 pm, Trinity Church in Copley Square, 206 Clarendon St., Boston

Castle Trio Concert (with Shaylor Lindsay)

Sunday, November 13, 3pm, Follen Sanctuary

  • The Castle Trio will be presenting piano trios by three great composers of the Romantic period.
  • The program includes Schubert Notturno in E-flat, Beethoven “Ghost” trio Op.70 No.1, and Dvorak “Dumky” trio.
  • Pianist Shaylor Lindsay, accompanist for the Follen Senior Choir, has soloed with the Concord and Carlisle Chamber Orchestras, was on the piano faculty at Longy School, and is an accomplished vocal accompanist and chamber musician.
  • Violinist Ken Stalberg, winner of the Joseph Silverstein prize at Tanglewood’s Berkshire Music Festival, has soloed with Boston Classical Orchestra and Boston Landmarks Orchestra, and is a member of Boston Ballet and Boston Lyric Opera Orchestras.
  • Cellist Steven Laven is Principal Cellist of Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and is a member of Boston Pops Esplanade and Boston Lyric Opera Orchestras, a prolific and award-winning composer and teacher as well.

“Could I Host a Refugee?”

Monday, November 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the First Parish UU Arlington

  • Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM) and the First Parish Refugee Concerns Committee are seeking households who could host, for 2 to 3 months, someone who is fleeing a war zone, or persecution due to their religion, ethnicity, ideology or sexual orientation.
  • RIM is a faith-based non-profit organization that integrates asylum seekers into faith communities as an effective way to connect uprooted and often isolated individuals or families with a wider network of care.
  • If you have questions or are interested but can’t make this event, please contact

Explore Racial Justice through Film

Theodore Parker UU Church, West Roxbury, select Fridays at 7:30 pm

  • Free screenings of award-winning films followed by community discussion.
  • Next up: The Return, November 18. See Racial Justice Through Film.

Lexington Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, November 22, 7:30 p.m., Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC

  • A celebration of our shared endeavor to make our community thrive.