The Over 60’s Host Cathy Zheutbylin, Filmmaker, June 8

“Living While Dying”: A Life-Affirming Documentary Film on How to Face the Fear of Death by Living Life to its Fullest Join filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin for this documentary film of creativity, humor and courage followed by the invitation for the audience to address a topic once deemed taboo. The screening will be on Friday, June 8, … Continued

The Newcomer Potluck

We had a very successful Newcomer Potluck last Saturday evening. Lots of good company, good food and engaging conversations. A special thanks to our gracious hosts, Devon and Brooke Foucault Welles. Pat Rohan on behalf of the Member Services Committee

Update on Mother’s Day Walk for Peace, May 13

To join the FUUSN Team register here. Be sure to select from the drop down menu when registering so you register for our Team: First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton! For more information please contact Josie Greene at or 617 513-2814. Have questions?  Please come to the Pre-Walk ”Huddle” in the Chapel this Sunday … Continued


Let’s come together on Friday evening, May 4, to celebrate our beloved Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Rowan Van Ness, who leaves for divinity school in June. We’ll meet in the parish hall from 5:30 p.m. and stay till 8:00. The format will be Family Fun Night, so all ages are welcome! Jeannie will be … Continued

New to FUUSN? Newcomer Potluck Dinner, May 5

We are holding our semi-annual Newcomer Potluck Dinner on Saturday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the home of FUUSN Members Devon Welles and Brooke Foucault Welles.  If you are new to FUUSN or still feel new, we would love to have you!  Childcare will be provided. There will be time to ask questions and … Continued

Over 60s News

“Living Wisely, Dying Well (LWDW), a community-based initiative dedicated to encouraging earlier conversations about End-of-Life care planning so that our personal wishes are known and honored, presents a weekend of inspiring events in Newton on Friday, April 27, thru Sunday, April 29. LWDW grew out of Ellen Goodman’s Conversation Project work. Hear a Hospice and … Continued

Mandy Beal Ordination, April 22

Please join us for the ordination of Mandy Beal, during a very special service at FUUSN on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. To seek and to accept ordination to the Unitarian Universalist ministry is to dedicate oneself to the redemptive power of religious community in the world as expressed in the unique heritage … Continued

Reflect and Connect, April 22

Two years ago we convened a task force to focus on Adult Faith Development within FUUSN and how to address the unmet spiritual needs of the congregation.  This process involved conducting focus groups and having extended one-on-one interviews with FUUSN members. One of the significant takeaways was that these groups and discussions were, themselves, very … Continued

All Welcome at the “New to UU” Workshop, April 28

You are warmly invited to a “New to UU” workshop on Saturday, April 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 in the Children’s Chapel. This will be a fun, low-key opportunity to get to know other newcomers to the FUUSN community, share your own spiritual journey, hear from key leaders, have a guided tour of our … Continued

The Immigrant Experience, April 29

On Sunday, April 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the FUUSN Sanctuary, a combined choir from several UU congregations will perform the cantata “The Immigrant Experience” by John Kramer, the Music Director at our Winchester congregation. The cantata is scored for choir, some instruments, and two professional soloists, and it is a beautiful and interesting work. If … Continued