Adult Programs

Our varying programs for adults include study of sacred texts, discussions of contemporary literature and social issues, and exploration of ethics and life challenges. Small Groups and Meditation sittings also play a strong role in adult spiritual development for many in the church.

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Current Programs

Dinners for Seven

Back Again!!! What could be better than sharing a meal in a nearby home with a few folks from First Parish? We have five such events scheduled in the upcoming months and hope you will join in as many times as possible. Over recent years more than 100 friends- old and new- have participated. Here’s … Continue reading Dinners for Seven

Food for Thought

Our monthly, family-friendly suppers begin in the fall, taking place on Wednesday evenings in the Parish House. Everyone is welcome to take part! Free childcare! Adult conversation! And you don’t have to cook! This is not a drill! This is really happening, people! EVERY FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH!! Mary Helen and Janet have pulled together a … Continue reading Food for Thought

Hands On History

Join Jenny Rankin for an “archeological dig” into the beginnings of the First Parish in Lincoln.  We’ll gather in the Stearns Room for an introduction, then walk over to the Lincoln Library to visit with the archivist and see some original documents related to the church’s founding.Location: Stearns Room Thurs Oct 3, 12-1:30pmFounding of First … Continue reading Hands On History

Lectio Divina

This is an ancient spiritual practice, exploring the Bible using meditation and silence as well as reason. Facilitated by Rev. Jenny, this group will begin monthly meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 1-2pm in the Styron Room (Parish House). Minimum of 6 participants required to run. Email to sign up.


We meet the first Monday (7-8:30) of each month and every Tuesday (4-5:30) in the Stearns Room. We welcome everyone, those experienced in meditation and those new to the practice. People come from the First Parish, from Lincoln and from surrounding towns. The Monday sittings have been small group sittings, the Tuesday ones, larger. Our … Continue reading Meditation

Small Groups

Our small groups include around 90 members and friends. The Small Group Leaders promote membership and work to fit interested members with a group, and to offer ideas and guidance to those who serve as facilitators. A monthly packets of ideas for themes and readings are offered to each group. If you are thinking you … Continue reading Small Groups