Congregation News

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

Religious Education This Week

This week OWL Thursday 6:30, Anne Smith Room FUUY Friday 6-11pm, Community Center. Worship planning, rehearsal, and pizza! It is possible more rehearsal may be needed on Saturday from 11-2. (Watch the FUUY Facebook group). No FUUY on Sunday evening. This Sunday, January 29 Nursery through Grade 6 Regular classroom programs for nursery through Grade 6 Grades 7 and 8 will attend the … Continued

Are You One in a Melon? (Last Chance to Donate to Follen’s January Can Drive)

Bring a can of fruit for the last Sunday of Follen’s food drive and help stock local food pantries. Orange you glad that you can help out your neighbors and bring our can drive to fruit-tion? We are grapeful for your help. Thank you berry much. Brought to you by the Social Juice-tice Team. Sorry the fruit puns are not so appleling.

Be a Follen Food Angel

Can you bring food for Coffee Hour? If every Follenite signs up just once a year to bring in one plate – a tray of fruit, or veggies, or cookies – we’ll be set. Go to Coffee Hour Food Angels Signupgenius.

How Does Money Work at Follen?

FHRAT Chair Nancy Sofen Explains Pledging in a New Short Video If you’ve ever wondered about how Follen gets and spends its revenue, this short video — with animated pie charts! — will answer your questions. Nancy Sofen, chair of Follen’s Finance and Human Resources Action Team, explains our pledging and budgeting process.