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General News Items

2024 Pledge Campaign – Jane Fisher

Good morning. I’m Jane Fisher and I am delighted to share with you what First Parish means to me.

Tom and I came to First Parish in September 1996, when our daughter Lydia was in first grade. We had friends who were UUs. They … read more.

2024 Pledge Campaign – Elena D’Amico

Good Morning,

My name is Elena D’Amico.

I’m a junior at Minuteman High School, studying Veterinary Science.

As someone who has grown up in this Church, I’d like to talk to you about what First Parish means to me.

I’ve been a part of this community since 2014, when … read more.

2024 Pledge Campaign – Suzie Weaver

I am honored to be here today and to share with you a little bit about what First Parish means to me.

I first stepped foot into First Parish in October or November 1991, a few months after moving to Concord.  It seems so long ago, … read more.

2024 Pledge Campaign – Suzan Brinker

Hello, my name is Suzan Brinker, and it’s a pleasure to speak in support of the annual pledge campaign.

I’ve wanted to belong somewhere my whole life. But growing up in Germany with a German mother and a Turkish father, belonging was hard to come by. … read more.

Standing Committee Covenant

(adopted August 31, 2023)

As we gather for our regular Standing Committee meeting, we covenant to remember our UU Principles and that we are here to represent the congregation of First Parish in Concord.

We covenant to

Listen respectfully with an open heart.
Publicly support Standing Committee … read more.



Part of our covenant declares that we will “affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person.” However, problems arise when we equate this principle with accepting disruptive, dangerous, or bullying behavior. We can affirm the inherent worth and dignity … read more.

Camera operator

Camera operator(s) wanted for weekly Sunday services at First Parish in Concord

Weekly tasks include Sunday morning set-up in the church sanctuary, filming and recording the one-hour service (10:00-11:00 am), livestreaming on YouTube, and any preparatory or follow-up tech work needed that morning or during the … read more.

Walk with Jesus for a Week: Easter Week Services

Walk with Jesus for a Week
Four Worship Services
at First Parish in Concord
March and April 2021

Passover and Palm Sunday
Sunday, March 28, 10:00 a.m.
Jesus was in Jerusalem for Passover when the events of Easter Week begin.  His conflict with the Roman … read more.