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December 2017
Sun 3 10:00 AM
Worship Service: "Into the Dark of the Night" by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister

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.

4:00 PM
Tree Lighting on Ashby Common followed by a free Beef Stew Dinner

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.

Sun 10 10:00 AM
Worship Service: "We Need a Temple" by Rev. John Pastor, UU Society of Gardner

Hanukkah begins on Tuesday, December 12 this year. The story of Hanukkah is about is about the restoration of the temple as the central place of worship in Ancient Israel. This sermon speaks to the need for a temple, a spiritual home, for all in today's world.

Tue 12
Hanukkah starts
Sun 17 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Wed 20
Hanukkah ends
Thu 21 11:28 AM
Winter Solstice
Sun 24 7:00 PM
Christmas: Christmas Eve Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister

Our annual Christmas Eve service, featuring a variety of holiday music. A candlelight circle closes our time together.

Mon 25
Christmas
Sun 31 10:00 AM
Casual Sunday theme: (to be announced)

A "Casual Sunday" is a quiet morning of fellowship and reflection, with no formal church service. We gather in the Parish Hall to share stories, readings, poetry, music and videos on the theme of the service.

Video note: Since we have no Internet connection at the church, send a link to YouTube or other videos to Ward several days before the service.

January 2018
Sun 7 10:00 AM
Visiting a Nearby UU Church (to be announced)

Once a month during snow season, we attend a worship service at a nearby UU church.

Carpools leave Ashby Common at 9:15 am for the service beginning at 10:00 am.

Sun 14 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 21 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 28 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. John Pastor, UU Society of Gardner
February 2018
Sun 4 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 11 10:00 AM
Visiting a Nearby UU Church (to be announced)

Once a month during snow season, we attend a worship service at a nearby UU church.

Carpools leave Ashby Common at 9:15 am for the service beginning at 10:00 am.

Sun 18 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 25 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Wil Darcangelo, First Parish Church UU of Fitchburg
March 2018
Sun 4 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 11 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 18 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Tue 20 12:15 PM
Spring Equinox
Sun 25 10:00 AM
Worship Service
April 2018
Sun 1 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 8 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 15 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 22 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 29 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
May 2018
Sun 6 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 13 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 20 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 27 10:00 AM
Worship Service
June 2018
Sun 3 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Sun 10 10:00 AM
Worship Service
Sun 17 10:00 AM
Worship Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, minister
Thu 21 6:07 AM
Summer Solstice
September 2018
Sat 22 9:54 PM
First Day of Fall
December 2018
Fri 21 5:23 PM
Winter Solstice