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First Parish Plymouth Unitarian Universalist Church

First Parish Church in Plymouth is the oldest continuous church in New England.

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The congregation has a long tradition of religious freedom and faith that dates back to the pilgrim landing and beyond. We trace our origin back to the year 1606 when a group of dissenters from the Church of England banded together in Scrooby. In 1620 part of the Leyden congregation set sail aboard the Mayflower, seeking the freedom to worship according to the dictates of their own conscience in the New World. This history brings us a sense of pride and joy, but we also realize that the present and future need a fresh commitment to maintain a religion of the open mind and heart.

Freedom of belief is foundation to Unitarian Universalism. We affirm the worth of all human beings and the integrity of individual thought and action. As a liberal religious community, we share the quest for a practical religion based on deed, not creed.

First Parish building in Plymouth
First Parish building in Plymouth

 

 

 

We welcome all who would join with us in the spirit of love and peace.   We are a non-creedal church stressing love, service and religious freedom..

 

Our office can be reached at 508-747-1606

Join us on Sundays at 10:00 for worship.

After church please join us for coffee, fellowship, and snacks in Kendall Hall.

 

 

Summer Office Hours

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Beginning in July,  Jeanne will be in the Church Office on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

We will continue the Weekly Updates on Thursdays

 

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Our next collection of non-perishable food items, personal products and household products for the Greater Plymouth Food Warehouse will be Sunday, June 19th.

 

Kerry Considine has taken over this important task.

 

The food bank always needs canned fruits, canned vegetables, apple sauce, peanut butter & jelly, spaghetti & sauce, coffee & tea, cereal, condiments & spices, baby food & formula, diapers & wipes. Also needed are toiletries: toilet paper, feminine supplies, toothbrushes & toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, and soap.

 

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THERE IS STILL HUNGER IN SUMMER

The RE Program is going to be working in cooperation with South Shore Community Action Council this summer to facilitate a backpack program like the one outlined below. Please consider targeting your food donations for June, July, and August to the items listed below. The students will be helping with the planning, implementation, packing, and distributing of the backpacks.

 

http://www.foodbankcenc.org/site/DocServer/Backpack_most_needed_items.pdf?docID=3002

 

 

Pop top items or Microwave cups preferred. No glass.

Grains:

Graham and/or animal crackers

Light popcorn

Whole grain cereal granola bars

Individual cereal boxes

 

Protein:

Spaghetti and meatballs

ravioli

beefaroni

Lasagna

Fruit:

Canned fruit or fruit cups in light syrup

dried fruit: Raisins, plums, cranberries

applesauce

Miscellaneous:Fat-free sugar free pudding cups

100% juice

 

 

 


 

 Tours of our beautiful, historic church have begun.

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We will be conducting tours every Friday & Saturday (10am 12:30-pm or 12:30 to 3:00 pm) June 3rd  & 4th through October.

 

Restoration News

 

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The Restoration Committee is scheduling an evening meeting to accommodate people who cannot attend meetings in the morning.  Please consider attending a meeting, they would love to have you.

 

 

First Parish of Plymouth placed on the National Register

 

 


 

SCRIP CARDS ALWAYS AVAILBLE DURING COFFEE HOUR – Check the Scrip Card page for new ideas on how to save!

 

 


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