Service Times

Sunday Services
10:00 am 

Religious Faith Formation for Youth

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pre-K through High School
Nursery: Infants to Pre-K

Worship Schedule 
Recent Sermons

Who do I contact about ....

Announcements Cindy Gist
Budget Rebecca Gore
Building Hours Leila Pelosi
Caring Connection Suzanne Wilson
Church Calendar Leila Pelosi
Collector Erica Boucher
Leadership & Governance Sarah Manning
Custodial Services Office/Cindy
Membership Jim Curley
Music Steve Zocchi
Newsletter Office/Cindy Gist
Pastoral Care Concerns Justine Sullivan/Carla Corey
Religious Education Dolores Heredia-Wood, Jill Hayes
Sabbatical Concerns Leslie Yauckoes
Stewardship Jim Curley

Dedications of Children

Child dedications are one of the particular delights of Ellen’s ministry. If you can, please postpone any dedications until after her return. 


Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. for a list of Unitarian Universalist ministers who are qualified to perform weddings at First Parish for both members and non-members.

 Funeral and Memorial Services 

Our intern minister, Justine Sullivan, will perform funerals and memorial services in Ellen’s absence. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will help make the arrangements. 

 Pastoral Care

Pastoral care and support will be provided by our intern minister, Justine Sullivan and the pastoral care team who will be on call for pastoral emergencies. You may call 978-256-5555 for emergency contact information.  The pastoral care team will also visit or keep in touch as necessary with individuals in need of ongoing pastoral attention or care. The pastoral care team will also work with the Caring Connection to provide other assistance as needed. We will continue to make phone calls and visits to people who are housebound, as well as assist with errands and rides to doctor appointments. If you are in need of some assistance, please contact Justine Sullivan at (978) 256-5555 or a Pastoral Care Team member, who will provide you with the help you need while maintaining confidentiality. The Pastoral Care team consists of Erica Boucher, Gail Burati, Carla Corey, Linda Newhard, Liz Peterson, and Elizabeth Valentine.

Parish Operations

The Sabbatical Committee, Ellen, and the staff have been working together to assure that Parish operations will continue to function smoothly in her absence. Questions about the Parish office or operations should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or any member of the Standing Committee.

Welcoming Congregation
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Welcoming Congregation


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Worship Notes

First Parish Covenant

We, the members of First Parish of Chelmsford, covenant together to sustain and strengthen our beloved community by:
Honoring and celebrating the Spirit of Life
Nurturing all souls in our search for truth and the sacred
Caring and being present to one another in our joys and sorrows
Bearing witness through service to justice and peace
And being good stewards of our congregation, our heritage, our Unitarian Universalist Principles, and our earth.


Worship Schedule

Welcome Newcomers




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Contact Info

First Parish Church
2 Westford St
Chelmsford MA 01824