Archives: June 2017

Thrifty Threads is kicking off its summer season and needs your help to keep servicing the community over the warmer months, and we need your help. Please consider spending a few hours with fellow United Parish people.

Are you passionate about sharing Good News? Do you want to both teach and learn about the Bible? We have something for you!

Interested in attending a summer dinner? Dinner guests can sign up on the bulletin board in Willett Hall. We encourage you to try to share a meal with people you don’t know well.

Supporters of criminal justice reform jammed the Statehouse again on June 19. Many of them paused to take a photo of the U.P. “End Mass Incarceration” banner at the State House entrance, where we directed people inside to the Jobs NOT Jails Rally.

It's time for Summer Book Groups at United Parish! We hope you can find time to read one or both of these inspiring books and drop in for one of the book group discussion offerings.

As you are aware, the #Black Lives Matter movement gained national recognition in 2014 in the wake of fatal encounters between white police officers and black citizens in Ferguson, Missouri, and other communities. This past week juries either acquitted police officers or deadlocked in criminal...

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Sarah Fitzpatrick as the new Communications/Office Administrator. Sarah's first day is Monday, June 26. We are so happy she will be with us.

For summer worship, we will do things a little differently. Like most of New England, our worship attendance goes down and the building gets warmer. On June 25th, we will slip into summer mode and ease into a different rhythm.

We are happy to introduce our new Acting Associate Pastor - Amy Norton.  In January, the Associate Pastor Search Committee reconvened to select a candidate for an Acting Associate Pastor, building on the work we had previously done to discern the needs of the congregation and the ministerial...