2903, 2021

Easter Offering Supports Health Care Without Walls

March 29th, 2021|Categories: Outreach Committee|

Easter Offering supports Health Care Without Walls Easter Offering HEALTH CARE WITHOUT WALLS - HCWW Compassionate care for women and families in need Boston, MA Thanks to the generosity of First Parish, this Easter offering will provide more than bandages, cold medicine and vital sign checks so needed [...]

2101, 2021

Outerwear Winter Clothing Drive: In partnership with St. Vincent de Paul of Lincoln and Weston

January 21st, 2021|Categories: Outreach Committee|

The First Parish is honored to be asked to partner with the St Vincent de Paul to create an opportunity to share warmth. Through the efforts of several of our members we know the excellent work of the St Vincent De Paul Society and the need for outerwear to [...]

411, 2020

Jean Wood Preston grants 2020-1: Call for Nominations

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Outreach Committee|

Jean Wood Preston grants 2020-1: Call for Nominations The Outreach Committee is hoping to award 2-4 substantial grants in 2020-1 of $5000-$25,000 to small but proven charities in the greater Boston area for Capital Improvement and/or Transformative Innovation programs.  We welcome suggestions from FPL members and friends of [...]

411, 2020

Thanksgiving Special Offering: Helping our neighbors through the pandemic with the Lincoln Rental Assistance Program

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Outreach Committee|

Thanksgiving Special Offering: Helping our neighbors through the pandemic with the Lincoln Rental Assistance Program As you would imagine, this year of Covid-19 has many more people struggling with challenges of all types.  Among them has been a major increase in the number of people who have housing [...]

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 [...]

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