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SHARE THE PLATE

For April and May the Share the Plate charity will be Kids to Camp. This is the annual Green Sanctuary project to raise money to sponsor children attending Sheep Pasture Nature Camp in Easton. If you would like to donate specifically to this charity, make out a check to First Parish and put Kids to … Continued

MARCH SHARE THE PLATE

The Share the Plate selection for March is UU Mass Action. This is our state UU social action group, whose Mission Statement is “We believe our faith calls us to change the world.” Some of the issues   being supported this year are:   Climate Justice, End Mass Incarceration, Economic Justice, and Immigrant Rights. It also has … Continued

ACTIVE BYSTANDER TRAINING

If you did not attend the first Bystander Training, please consider attending one of the sessions listed in the flyer from the BCCR.

FEBRUARY SHARE THE PLATE

The share the plate charity for February will be in support of Black Lives UU, a special program of the UUA. Our morning service on February 4 will focus on The Promise and the Practice of our Faith for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. As part of this program we are asked to support the effort … Continued

Photos: First Parish in Bridgewater celebrates 300th anniversary

Members of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church at 50 School St. in Bridgewater celebrated the church’s 300th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 with a rededication service.   Parishioners from the First Church in West Bridgewater and First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist of Bridgewater attend the 300th.celebrating the 300th. of the church on Sunday, … Continued

Bridgewater Community Dance Series Starting Seventh Season

The Bridgewater Community Dance Series will be starting its seventh year this coming September, featuring a mix of international folk dance and New England squares and contras. We have a steady group of 20-30 dancers, who not only enjoy the dancing (it’s great exercise!), but also enjoy the opportunity for joyful interaction with others. For … Continued

RIDE FOR A GOOD CAUSE

On September 23rd to 25th, Sean Cooper will be participating in the “Autumn Escape” ride for the American Lung Association which is a three-day ride from Plymouth to Provincetown to raise money for the ALA. This is Sean’s third ride for the ALA this year and so far he has raised $1225 so far. To … Continued

CAMPAIGNING AGAINST ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

The Coalition for Social Justice (CSJ) is working on a campaign to address the extreme and growing problem of economic inequality in Massachusetts. They are working in coalition with many other organizations around the state in the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition. We at First Parish have been invited to become involved with the campaign, which … Continued

SCRAPBOOK MATERIAL NEEDED

Three First Parish Church Scrapbooks are being updated. If you have any newspaper articles, church announcements, or anything pertaining to church activities that should be saved, please give them to Louella Mann.

Bridgewater Community Dance Series Starting Seventh Season

The Bridgewater Community Dance Series will be starting its seventh year this coming September, featuring a mix of international folk dance and New England squares and contras. We have a steady group of 20-30 dancers, who not only enjoy the dancing (it’s great exercise!), but also enjoy the opportunity for joyful interaction with others. For … Continued