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.

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. 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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Services are held on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome. Join us for reflection, music, and fellowship — and our thriving youth program. Kids gather for RE activities shortly after beginning the service with the adults.  
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. ("Liberal" means 'free' in its theologic sense, in that your religion is about how you live, not what you believe.) 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.
Youth program
Registration is open for the 2023-24 childrens' and youth Religious Education (RE) programs. 
We are hiring! Click here for the RE Teacher job posting and click here for the RE Coach posting.

May's Special Collection:

 WCK is a nonprofit organization that is first to the frontlines providing nourishing meals to survivors of natural disasters, man-made crises, and humanitarian emergencies. Their team mobilizes quickly, partnering with local organizations and leveraging local resources.

Events at First Parish

Documentary Viewing & Discussion   Friday, May 17 (7 - 9pm)

DISCLOSURE is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures our deepest anxieties about gender. Leading trans thinkers and creatives share their reactions and resistance to some of Hollywood’s most beloved moments. Grappling with films like A Florida Enchantment (1914), Dog Day Afternoon, The Crying Game, and Boys Don’t Cry, and with shows like The Jeffersons, The L-Word, and Pose, they trace a history that is at once dehumanizing, yet also evolving, complex, and sometimes humorous. Discussion follows! All are welcome. Click here for eventbrite listing.

Blue Boat Coffeehouse  June date tbd

See you again in June! Anybody wishing to perform, please email Ken.
The Blue Boat Coffeehouse provides a fun, family-friendly, safe and sober evening out for the whole community, while raising funds and awareness for a local non-profit organization.
Our interim minister: We welcome the Rev. Erin Splaine (she/her) as our Interim minister through 2025. 

Schedule of services

July - August   Summer services are led by members of the congregation
Sunday, June 9  Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 2  Pre-Meeting

Sunday, May 26

Rev. Erin Splaine preaching.
The choral anthem will be Circle Round for Freedom by Linda Hirschhorn

Sunday, May 19

Rev. Erin Splaine and "This I Believe" with Diane J.
The choral anthem will be Answering the Call of Love by Jason Shelton

Sunday, May 12   Mother's Day service

Rev. Erin Splaine and "This I Believe" with Sarah M.
The music today will be by all women composers; Beth will play “Beautiful Noise” which was created by an all-female songwriting team consisting
of Alicia Keys, Brandi Carlile, Brandy Clark, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Hailey Whitters, Linda Perry, and Ruby Amanfu. The choral anthem will be A Peaceful Bach Canon arranged by Jean Anne Shafferman

Sunday, May 5

Rev. Erin Splaine and members of the congregation.
The choral anthem will be When the Poor Ones by Jose Antonio Olivar and Miguel Manzano.