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

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Recent Sermons

Tenebrae Candles

Our Tenebrae, or Maundy Thursday Service is held on the Thursday before Easter.  “Tenebrae” means “into darkness.” This service honors the reality of the sorrow, pain and brokenness that are part of both the Easter story and our world with modern reflections on the traditional seven last words of Jesus.

Water Communion Bowl

On our first Sunday of the year, we invite you to bring some water (or use some that we will provide) to pour into a common bowl, symbol of our religious community.  Water has long been the ritual symbol of new life, of purity, of blessing, of change, of divine or sacred presence. When we take this unique symbol of life and bless it with our stories, our prayers, and our listening, we transform the ordinary into the holy, we create together sacred time that invites the Eternal or what we hold as having ultimate meaning to be present within us, between us and beyond us. Our Water Communion not simply as a celebration of the members of a congregation coming together after the summer, but as a witness to the ways we are deeply connected to the whole of humanity, the whole of creation, and all the names we have for the sacr

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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.


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First Parish Church
2 Westford St
Chelmsford MA 01824