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Service Times

Sunday Services
10 AM
We will be holding our services online using Zoom throughout the fall

Religious Faith Formation for Youth
Resumes September 20th. Information is being sent to “RE" FF families. Please contact [email protected] if you want to be on “RE”FF email list.

  • Welcome to First Parish of Chelmsford!
    We invite everyone of good will to come to worship and to our community, in the fullness of who you are across age, race, gender, ethnicity, class, religious background, sexual orientation, ableness and family. We are a Unitarian Universalist congregation. While Unitarian Universalism began in the Protestant tradition, we have grown beyond our Christian roots into a non-creedal faith, welcoming of different spiritual and theological perspectives. Join us for worship, mutual care, and in service to the common good.

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  • Wouldn't it be nice if we could keep at least some of our First Parish traditions this holiday season? Well guess what - we have a plan. The Standing Committee and COVID task force have given their blessing for our annual sale of Wreaths, Roping, Poinsettias and DONUTS! We are accepting orders until Sunday, November 29th with a pick-up date of Saturday, December 5th between 1 and 3 PM. For detailed information, and to place your order online, please go to https://fpchelmsford.breezechms.com/form/e152d3.

    The donuts will be made and packaged in a COVID-safe environment and ordering and pick-up of all items will be contact-less. There is a minimum number of orders we need to get for it to make sense to set up all the equipment. If we do not meet that quota the donuts will not be available this time around. So please indulge yourself and your friends and family - and remember, you don't have to eat your donuts all at once, they freeze quite nicely!

    Your purchases will support the work we do in the world in addition to bringing us some of the beauty and magic we treasure this time of year. Thank you for your participation!

  • Healing Conversations
    In keeping with the commitment in our First Parish covenant to care and be present to one another in our joys and sorrows, Rev. Ellen and the Pastoral Care Team offer this grief and loss group on the second and fourth Mondays of the month for virtual check-ins via Zoom to nurture and hold a sacred space to share stories, experiences, and emotions around love, loss and grief in a spirit of mutual care and deep listening. This is an ongoing group that folks in our First Parish community can join during the year, while maintaining it as a confidential and supportive space. The Zoom session will last only as long as needed for people to check in and get support if needed.
    If you are interested on joining, please contact Rev. Ellen
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Update from the COVID Task Force

Church leadership remains concerned about your health, safety, and connectedness as we manage through the

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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.

Nosotros, los miembros de la Primera Parroquia de Chelmsford, comprometemos convenimos juntos a sostener y fortalecer nuestra amada comunidad en:
  • Honrando y celebrando el Espíritu de la Vida
  • Nutriendo toda almas en búsqueda de la verdad y lo sagrado
  • Cuidar y estar presentes al uno y otro en nuestras alegrías y tristezas
  • Dar testimonio mediante servicio a la justicia y paz
  • Y ser buenos cuidadores de nuestra congregación, nuestro patrimonio, nuestros Principios Unitarios Universalistas y nuestra nuestro mundo.