First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church • 330 First Parish Rd, Scituate MA 02066

Welcome to First Parish

WE ASPIRE TO BE a beacon of liberal faith, strong community, and transformative service, rooted in love.

Love shows up at First Parish!
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Scituate MA is a vibrant, inclusive community of faith. We are a non-credal church stressing love, service, and religious freedom. Grounded in our Unitarian Universalist principles and purposes, we affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and we support each individual's unique search for truth and meaning.

Where are you on your spiritual journey? Wherever you are, we're curious to meet you. Join us in exploring “the big questions” and cultivating ways to live the answers amidst today’s modern challenges. Our congregation seeks ways to build community, guide our children, deepen spiritually, and to make a positive difference in the world.

We celebrate the interconnectedness of all things.
All are welcome—come as you are!


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Each of us has worth and dignity. As Unitarian Universalists, we welcome persons of all sexual orientation, gender and its expression, religious background, marital status, family structure, age, mental and physical health and ability, racial and cultural identity or background, and educational and socioeconomic status. We value diversity and see it as a spiritual gift. We work for LGBTQ justice and equity as a core part of who we are. All may share in the fellowship and leadership, blessings and joys of our congregation's life.
All of who you are is sacred.
All of who you are is welcome.
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Welcome to First Parish!  The Rev. Pamela M. Barz is our minister. Join us for reflection, music, and fellowship — and our thriving youth program. Everyone is welcome. 

Services are held on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.  

Worship services are mask-optional. Anyone who wishes to continue masking is certainly welcome to do so. We will continue to make masks available at the church. 
Youth program: Registration is open for the 2022-23 childrens and youth Religious Education programs. Classes began September 18 but you can sign up anytime. Click here for the online registration form.
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Schedule of services

Sunday, March 26    A Good Enough Church

As we kick-off our annual focus on what it means to care for our church and how it helps us feel cared for, Pamela Barz will reflect on the continuing strength of the First Parish in Scituate over the centuries. 

Sunday, March 19    Good Enough Problem-Solving

The Religious Education children and Melissa Wakeman will join Pamela Barz in telling the story Parachuting Cats in our March multigenerational service, as we consider good enough approaches to solving problems in our lives and in our society. 

Sunday, March 12   Good Enough in Ourselves

How can we learn to live feeling that we are indeed “good enough”?  Pamela Barz preaching.

Sunday, March 5    The Changer and the Changed 

The Rev. Ms. Katharine T. Baker-Carr, guest preacher
Kate Baker-Carr returns to our pulpit to reflect on the blessings of change, whether changes in our personal lives or in the ministerial leadership of our church. Kate is a minister in the United Church of Christ (UCC) and served in various Communications positions before her retirement.