2010, 2020

Summary of feedback on proposed FPL Values

October 20th, 2020|Categories: Transition Team|

Summary of feedback on proposed FPL Values Comments on Question 1: Four Values Many participants felt that the statements, as proposed, accurately capture the Values of First Parish. Others proposed changes: Most often mentioned was the desire to strengthen the language of “Serving Our Neighbor” to reflect a [...]

609, 2020

Transition Team invites feedback on First Parish Values

September 6th, 2020|Categories: Transition Team|

First Parish Values: Tell us what you think During the last two years, the Transition Team and the congregation have worked together to understand the identity of First Parish, or “who we are.”  This year we will be asking “who do we want to be?”    Addressing these questions [...]

1007, 2020

Parish Committee Meeting: June 2020

July 10th, 2020|Categories: Committee News, Parish Committee|

Parish Committee Meeting: June 2020 June 17, 2020   Members in attendance: Nick Covino (Chair), Chris Andrysiak, Priscilla Damon, Dwight Gertz, Carrie Marotta, Tim Moynihan, R.L. Smith, Jeani Welsh, Peter Hussey, Jane O’Rourke, Jessica Packineau   Ex officio: John Krzywicki (Treasurer), Jenny Rankin (Interim Minister), Sylvia Perry (Clerk) [...]

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 [...]

505, 2020

FPL Council of Committees Meeting: April 2020

May 5th, 2020|Categories: Committee News, Parish Committee|

Council of Committees Meeting: April 2020 April 29, 2020 Attendees: R.L. Smith, Tucker Smith, Gina Halsted, Kim Buell, Larry Buell, Sarah Andrysiak, Joan Mansfield, Gary Taylor, Janet Boynton, Mary Helen Lorenz, Mimsy Beckwith, Stephen Brand, Dwight Gertz, Terry Green, Rosemary Lloyd, Deanna Laferriere, Peter Sugar, Ralph Smith, Nancy [...]

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