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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First Parish is available for weddings, child dedications and mweddingemorial services. You do not have to be a member of our church to have your function at First Parish.
The Church Building
There are several different spaces available for rent
Most weddings and unions at the church take place in the Sanctuary, The Sanctuary is also used for child dedications, memorial services and concerts. The Sanctuary holds about two hundred (200) people.
Sanctuary rental fee: $225.
The Vestry, or Church Hall, seats about one hundred (100) people and is well suited for parties and larger meetings which require the use of a kitchen. The Vestry also has a small stage which can be used for informal performances.
Vestry rental fee: $75 (light kitchen use)  and $100 (full kitchen use)
Our Chapel is a smaller and less formal sacred space.  The Chapel is suitable for small weddings and ceremonies.  There is a small raised platform in the Chapel which can be used for smaller performances.  The Chapel holds about ninety (90) people. 
Chapel rental fee: $75
The Sanctuary has both a baby grand piano and an organ, and the  Chapel and Vestry both have upright pianos. THe organ and pianos may be used, but requires prior arraignment with the Music Committee. If you plan to use the instruments, please indicate that on your rental form.
Meeting Rooms
First Parish also has serval smaller rooms suitable for meetings. Rental fee for each of these is $40
  • Early Beginner Room (Rm 1) - seats 8+
  • Emerson Room (Rm 2) - seats 12+
  • Bartlett Room (Rm 3)  - seats 18+
  • Howard Room (Rm 4) - seats 10+

We have a small nursery room off the Sanctuary available for  child care during an event.  Rental fee for the Nursery is $30

For more information about these services, please contact our Church Administrator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 978-256-5133 or our Minister: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  978-256-5555.
Any group interested in renting space in the building should contact our Events Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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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Contact Info

First Parish Church
2 Westford St
Chelmsford MA 01824