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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 Being good stewards of our congregation, our heritage, our Unitarian Universalist Principles, and our earth

Our Stewardship Committees are responsible for the administration, management and maintanence of First Parish, and for supporting our staff.

Governance and Finance

  • Standing Committee  – Our governing board
  • Long Range Planning (LRP) – Focuses on the longer term needs and mission of First Parish.
  • Ways and Means – Plans and organizes major fundraisers Holiday Fair, Auction, May Breakfast and 4th of July Breakfast
  • Canvass – Coordinates the annual spring pledge drive.
  • Board of Investment (BOI) – Manages First Parish financial investments.

Staff Support

  • Committee on Ministry -  provides ministerial support.
  • Ministerial Intern Committee - Coordinates the seatch for ministerial interns, and provides support for the intern while he/she is here

Property Maintenance

  • Building Maintenance - Coordinates physical property maintenance.
  • Grounds – Coordinates care of our landscaping
  • IT and Computer – Provides technical support for church computers.

History and Communication

Chair: Deb Grad

Religious Education at First Parish

The Religious Education (RE) Council is responsible for the philosophy, content and implementation of the religious education program in a manner consistent with the principles of the First Parish UU Church.

The Religious Education Council works with the Director of Religious Education (DRE) to coordinate and implement the children’s RE program. The Council consists of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and at least two at large members. The present members of the committee are Deb Grad (chair), Colleen Leary, Michelle Hillman, Amy Busby, Karen Dussourd, and Gail Burati.

Each member is a liaison to on of the following Religious Education subcommittees:

Curriculum Writing Subcommittee

Religious Education Sunday & Pageant Subcommittee

Milestones Subcommittee

Pre K & Kindergarten Subcommittee

Religious Education Youth Subcommittee (REY)

Religious Education Special Events Subcommittee (RESES)

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.


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Welcome Newcomers




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Contact Info

First Parish Church
2 Westford St
Chelmsford MA 01824