Event Series FUUSN Summer Services 2023

New Forms of Church – Online Only


Younger people are increasingly taking a pass on church attendance. Tandi Rogers, a UU minister who leads the spiritual direction program at Meadville Lombard Theological School, is an expert observer of this development. In this service, she will help us understand where young people might be going instead to find what they are searching for. […]

Water Ceremony

Location TBA MA

We resume Sunday Services in the sanctuary with our annual ritual of ingathering. All are invited to bring a small amount of water from your summer journeys, near or far, to symbolize what has given us life and nourished us in our time apart. Rev. Parisa Parsa, Devin Shmueli, Anne Watson Born, Carson Cooman and […]

Blessing of the Animals – Multigenerational Service (No Religious Exploration)

Location TBA MA

You are invited to bring your favorite furry, hairy, feathered, scaly, or shelled pet to the Sunday morning service at FUUSN. We will celebrate our kinship with all living creatures in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi and share one of his iconic stories of compassion. This will be a service for all generations, […]

Event Series Sunday Services

Saying Grace

Sanctuary and Zoom

We usher in our month exploring the gift of gratitude by reflecting on the power of giving thanks - before sharing a meal, while gazing upon a tree ablaze with fall color, when receiving unexpected good news, and when dealing with life's disappointments. How can we enrich our lives by tune ourselves to the key […]

Music Sunday

Location TBA MA

The First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton will mark Veterans Day with a Music Sunday service on Sunday, November 12, at 10:15am. The service will feature works by Vaughan Williams, Crosby Stills & Nash, Debussy, and more. Pianist Lois Shapiro and guitarist Bob MacWilliams will play, and the choir will sing excerpts from Vaughan Williams’ Dona […]

Stars Keep the Watch

Sanctuary and Zoom

Rev. Parisa Parsa The mystery of the unknown depths inside us inspires poetry, song, and art across the centuries. How can we find time and space to enter into contemplation of our own hearts as we meet this holy season?