First Parish Plymouth Unitarian Universalist Church
First Parish Church in Plymouth is the oldest continuous church in New England.
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.
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.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
I’m still getting used to the idea that Leonard Cohen is dead, and so suddenly when there was no chance for us to grieve and celebrate. Now that the election is over and Christmas is past, it is time to reflect on this poet and troubadour.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Food Collection Sunday is the third Sunday of the month.
The Greater Plymouth Food Warehouse is always in need of food staples, personal products and cleaning products, especially during the Holidays.
MOST NEEDED ITEMS
Jelly (plastic bottles)
Cereal (small boxes)
Canned Soup (or stew)
Pretzels/Goldfish (small bags)
Macaroni & Cheese
Canned Green Beans
Canned Corn & Carrots
Heat & Eat Meals
Fruit Snacks/Fruit Roll Ups
A Message from SCRIP
SCRIPS is the best way to earn money for the church without it costing you a dime.
Amy will even help you order the best cards for those “hard to shop for” friends and relatives.
Anticipate grocery shopping any time soon? Pre-pay for your Supermarket SCRIP Cards so we can use funds we have to stock our week-to-week supplies. Have a suggestion on what kind of cards you’d like to have available? Let Amy know.
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.