First Parish Church
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Ashby, Massachusetts
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The members and friends of Ashby First Parish Church welcome you to our home in cyberspace.

Our home in the real world is on the Common in Ashby, a rural community in North Central Massachusetts (on the New Hampshire border).

About Us describes First Parish Church in photos and words.

Featured Upcoming Events
Worship Service: "From the Ancient Heavens to the Future Stars" by Rev. Sandra J. Whippie

Sunday, October 14, 10:00 AM

Life experiences interacting with people of various faith traditions challenge us to consider how ancient perspectives of the heavens will journey through the generations and cultures of the modern day into an understanding appropriate for the way the people of the earth will live together in the future.

musician: Cindy Schilling

hospitality: Martha Morgan

Potluck Lunch after the service

Sunday, October 14, 11:30 AM

Worship Service: "Caregiving as a Spiritual Practice" by Celene Ibrahim, M.Div., Tufts University Muslim Chaplain

Sunday, October 21, 10:00 AM

At many different points in our own spiritual journey, we may be called upon to be caregivers. For some, this may mean parenting, but for others, it might mean caring for grandkids, aging parents, or other family members or friends in need. What lessons can caregiving teach us? How can we maintain the stamina in order to be truly present to our own needs as well as to the needs of those in our care? How can caregiving be a spiritual practice?

musicians: Lizards in the Hayloft

hospitality: Katherine & Bill Stanwood

Worship Service: "Lean On Me" by Rev. Ian White Maher

Sunday, October 28, 10:00 AM

It is your face that I hold. It is my face that you hold. We are recovering from a lie; we are not alone. And together we move into the companionship, all of us held by the Divine, so we might find a world of compassion and justice made real by our understanding of one another.

musician: Stephan Arsenault

See the Calendar for information about all Sunday services and other activities at First Parish Church.

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Ashby First Parish Church is a UUA LGBT Welcoming Congregation.