Congregation News

“Share Our Space” Summer Showcase at the UUUM

Series celebrating music, art, and culture in Roxbury Several events will appeal to children, and all will be in and around historic First Church in Roxbury, even as major work continues refurbishing the exterior. The full line-up is on the UUUM’s website. Three upcoming performances, in brief, are: “Latin American Folk Song,” Sunday, 6/26, 4 pm; … Continued

Lost and Found

Please check the Lost and Found (coat rack area of Community Center) for your family’s belongings. All items left behind after Friday, June 17, will be donated. Thank you!

“When I’m Here, I Feel Human Again”

Sunday’s Share the Plate: Women’s Lunch Place Affirmation of worth and dignity, physical nurturance, and support services for self-identified women experiencing homelessness or poverty is what theWomen’s Lunch Place in Boston, the recipients of this Sunday’s Share the Plate, is all about. Follen has been involved with WLP for more than 25 years and has cooked one … Continued

Spiritual Exercise for June: Sanctuary

Choose a place you can visit easily, every day. Maybe it is your backyard; maybe it is a spot by the Charles River, or a bench along the bike path. Maybe it is the Follen sanctuary. Maybe it is your very own bed. Go to this place every day — for a week, or hey, try the whole month! — … Continued

Religious Education: Please register!

Register Your Kids! We ask all RE families (Pre-K through High School) to register their children/youth this week at coffee hour. Register Yourself — As a Teacher! We are a co-operative program and ask all families to sign up for at least one (4 week) teaching term.

Suggested Community Reads for June: “Sanctuary”

Every month Amy Newmark and Jane Spickett suggest some books related to the worship theme. For those of you who would like to connect a bit more with the theme of “Sanctuary,” here is this month’s selection. Adults The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball Younger children Buffalo Music by Tracey E. Fern Just for Elephants … Continued

Volunteer Service Network News

Do you need practical help?  The Volunteer Service Network doesn’t take a vacation.  With over 100 Follenites on our roster, someone is sure to be around to provide a much needed meal, ride, or assistance with odd jobs.  If you need help, please contact us at  After three years Caroline Jacobs is retiring from the … Continued

Operetta Tickets Are Going Fast!

Follen Operetta tickets are available online to the public via Brown Paper Tickets, with no password. There are very few tickets left, so act quickly. Cheers, Lynnell Stern, operetta treasurer and ticket seller.