First Parish offers a range of regular and special programs aimed at deepening our individual and communal spiritual identities. Join us as we seek to build a space where all religious and spiritual backgrounds are not only welcome, but integral contributors to our faith community. As iron sharpens iron, so let us strengthen one another in our search for truth and meaning.
Current Programs & Events
The FPL Meditation Group meets 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.
Engaging Sacred Texts
This small group meets weekly to engage a variety of sacred texts through study and contemplative practice.
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 would like to join an existing group, or join a newly forming group, please contact our Adult Programs Committee (email@example.com).
Workshops and Retreats
Ministerial staff and lay leaders collaborate throughout the year to hold various spiritual retreats and workshops. Recent events have included the Labyrinth of Light, Advent Retreat, and Hygge for Beginners.