First Parish is a welcoming Unitarian Universalist congregation that seeks ways

to deepen spiritually, build community,

 and make a positive difference in the world.

First Parish in Concord strives to make the world a better place by encouraging open and respectful discourse and collaboration on social justice issues, in accordance with our mission statement and the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism.

1st Principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
2nd Principle: Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;
4th Principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;
5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;
6th Principle: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;

7th Principle:

Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part;

8th Principle:

Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.