2006, 2020

Children’s Summer Clothing Drive for Solutions at Work

June 20th, 2020|Categories: Anti-Racism, Outreach Committee|

Children's Summer Clothing Drive Thursday, June 18th through July 1stFirst Parish has received an urgent call for help from Justina Riopelle, one of the amazing workers at Solutions at Work, an organization that serves families living in poverty in Cambridge and Dorchester. Although their center is closed, Justina [...]

806, 2020

An Update on Outreach (May 2020)

June 8th, 2020|Categories: Outreach Committee|

An Update on Outreach (May 2020) by Larry Buell   Throughout this season of disruptions, First Parish has risen inspiringly to the challenge of reaching out to our vulnerable neighbors near home and in the greater Boston area.  The Outreach Committee is delighted to report that thanks to the [...]

2005, 2020

Webinar: Air Pollution, COVID-19 Mortality and Communities of Color

May 20th, 2020|Categories: FPL Green|

Webinar: Air Pollution, COVID19 and Communities of Color Wednesday, May 27, 6pm   With a respiratory pandemic sweeping the globe, it’s important to understand the links between air quality, health, and injustice. MetroWest Climate Solutions—an all-volunteer committee made up of members of First Parish in Wayland, First Parish [...]

1705, 2020

Conservation Agriculture

May 17th, 2020|Categories: FPL Green|

By David O'Neil   Could a single idea embraced globally make a major contribution toward avoiding catastrophic climate change, while at the same time increasing the world’s food supply, restoring biodiversity and, in fact, saving farmers money?  “Conservation Agriculture” is that rapidly evolving practice.  American soils have lost more [...]

3004, 2020

Easter Offering finale—more good news

April 30th, 2020|Categories: Committee News, Outreach Committee|

Easter Offering Finale -- More Good News Thursday, April 30, 2020   Clearly the spirit of generosity remains alive and well at First Parish amidst the threat that faces us all!  The final tally for the Easter offering was an amazing $9260, which by a very large margin [...]

1003, 2020

FPL Green Collaborates with MetroWest Climate Solutions Group to Offer Talks on Carbon Taxes and a Massachusetts Legislative Update

March 10th, 2020|Categories: FPL Green, Outreach Committee|

A newly formed volunteer committee, The MetroWest Climate Solutions Group, will offer two March sessions on tackling climate change. These free sessions will be cosponsored by Mass Audubon and hosted by First Parish in Wayland (225 Boston Post Road). About The MetroWest Climate Solutions Group – This all-volunteer committee is [...]

2702, 2020

Outreach News: March 2020

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Committee News, Outreach Committee|

Outreach Sunday, March 22: Our Homeless NeighborsThis special service will focus on the mounting problem of homelessness in the greater Boston area and how FPL members, through our Outreach Committee, our high school youth group, and other collective and individual efforts are working to understand and help meet the mounting [...]

1401, 2020

Clothing Drive for Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center

January 14th, 2020|Categories: Outreach Committee|

The Outreach Committee is collecting new and lightly-used winter clothing for the RIAC’s new immigrant families in Roxbury and Worcester—for men, women, and children of all ages. Hats, coats, scarves, sweaters, shirts, pants, and other winter garments are all welcome and urgently needed. Please leave donations by January 26 in [...]

801, 2020

MLK Service Day for Waltham Community Day Center

January 8th, 2020|Categories: Outreach Committee|

Monday, January 20, 2020First Parish continues a long-standing tradition of service on MLK Day by providing a warm meal and warm socks to our most vulnerable neighbors, Waltham Day Center is part of a network of shelters which provide lifesaving support to over 50 homeless people who suffer from mental [...]

801, 2020

Upcoming Event: Climate Sunday, 1/12/20

January 8th, 2020|Categories: Adult Programs, FPL Green, Outreach Committee|

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 10am | Sanctuary and Parish House Auditorium Join The First Parish in Lincoln & Conservation Law Foundation for Climate Sunday on January 12th. Climate Sunday is a gathering for all those who are interested in learning more about their role in creating a healthy and thriving New England. The [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Antiracism Film Screening: True Justice

    August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm