Category: News

Youth and Children Scholarship

The Religious Education Committee has established a scholarship fund to assist children and youth in attending Unitarian Universalist summer camps, classes, and workshops. The first funds in the scholarship will be coming from the church’s June Share the Plate program, and will be available June 30th to reimburse a small portion of Unitarian Universalists programs. … Continue reading Youth and Children Scholarship

Soul Collage

During a One Room Schoolhouse in late January, all ages gathered together to experience Soul Collage. The children and youth looked through a wide assortment of magazine images and chose ones which spoke to them. From there, the individuals worked on their 5×8″ soul collage cards, which were then used to “read” their subconscious — participating … Continue reading Soul Collage

Mystery Baking

Connecting with the church’s December theme of “Mystery,” the entire group of children and youth worked together with A.J. Derby and Louella Mann to see what would happen when heavy cream was poured into a mason jar and shaken by all members of the group. Eventually, the liquid turned into butter! While that butter creation … Continue reading Mystery Baking

There’s More to Giving Thanks than Giving Thanks

David Roth is a “spiritual, not religious” folk artist and renowned songwriter and performer who, over the years, has done many sermon-in-song services in UU churches. This morning David will speak and sing about gratitude and action beyond “thank you” and “sending thoughts and prayers”.

Transgender rights: a family’s journey

Presentations by Beryl and Vernon Domingo These presentations will explore gender identity, transgender rights, and the discrimination that transgender people face in their daily lives. It will also include steps that transgender allies can take to advance social and legal rights for transgender people.  As parents of a transgender son, we share our own personal story … Continue reading Transgender rights: a family’s journey


Sunday, September 23 the morning worship service will be the 14th Annual First Parish Celebration of Peace in Conjunction with the United Nations International Day of Peace. Our theme will be Peace and Reconciliation. In recognition of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday Vernon Domingo will share ideas about Mandiba (Mandela’s title), reconciliation and peace. The program … Continue reading PEACE SUNDAY SERVICE


Community Closet is a ministry of the Five Point Cluster of Unitarian Universalist churches of Brockton, Easton, Canton, Foxboro, Sharon and Stoughton. It is physically located in the Brockton UU Church, 325 West Elm Street. A volunteer group of members from these churches do all the organizing, set up and hosting of this free clothing outlet. … Continue reading COMMUNITY CLOSET


For July and August the Share the Plate donations will be to pay for the food for MainSpring House lunches. If you would like to make a specific donation to the lunches, please write a check to the First Parish Social Justice Committee with MainSpring House in the memo line.