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: Community Thanksgiving Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, Ashby First Parish Church UU and Pastor Ken Johnson, Ashby Congregational Church

Sunday, November 19, 10:00 AM

Every year, we join with the Ashby Congregational Church in a worship service on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Rev. Colin Bossen and Pastor Ken Johnson will lead the service together.

at: Ashby Congregational Church in Ashby, MA

Casual Sunday theme: "What Does Being a UU Mean to You?"

Sunday, November 26, 10:00 AM

A gathering to share stories, poetry and music.

Worship Service: "Into the Dark of the Night" by Rev. Colin Bossen

Sunday, December 3, 10:00 AM

On the first Sunday of Advent, we approach the darkest night of the year. In this service, we'll explore what happens to our religious practice when we embrace the difficult moments in our lives.

hospitality: Noël McGonigle

Tree Lighting on Ashby Common followed by a free Beef Stew Dinner

Sunday, December 3, 4:00 PM

Following the annual tree lighting ceremony, there's a free community dinner, with both beef and vegetarian stew.

Ashby First Parish Church members and friends are encouraged to contribute stew or cookies for this event.

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

Minister: Rev. Colin N. Bossen

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photo: Copyright ©2012 Inanna Arthen

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Ashby First Parish Church is on the path to becoming a UUA LGBT Welcoming Congregation.