Bearing witness through service to justice and peace
Outreach is an important part of the community of First Parish. From feeding those in need to protecting our enviroment, these committees put our principals to work in the greater community.
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- Council of Faith in Action Ministries - Supports all First Parish Outreach groups and individuals interested in social action
- Welcoming Congregation - Celebrates dates important to the LGBTQ+ community and coordinates workshops, panels, and discussion groups for increased understanding of issues and joys faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender-variant people. Organizes social and advocacy events.
- Green Sanctuary Initiative – Educates congregation in personal environmentally-friendly practices and behaviors.
- Open Pantry of Greater Lowell Collection – Periodically collects dry and canned goods and monetary donations for delivery to food pantry.
- Community Table – First Parish provides a Saturday meal at Lowell Salvation Army on a six-week rotation.
- Table of Plenty (TOP) - First Parish cooks a meal at First Parish for Table of Plenty on an eight week rotation
- New Orleans (NOLA) Service Trip - Coordinates the First Parish trip to New Orleans