Vigil on the Common   [ 2019-03-19 13:55 ]

As dusk fell on Sunday March 18, 2019, several dozen First Parish members and friends gathered on the Common on Main Street to hold candles in silent vigil for those killed in two New Zealand mosques, and to express this community’s solidarity with Muslims everywhere. The vigil was organized by the Groton Interfaith Council. Follow this link for some of Steve Lieman’s photos from the event.
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Audio and Transcripts of Sermons at FPCoG   [ 2018-10-07 15:05 ]

Here are links to audio and (where available) transcripts of recent sermons at FPCoG. All the available sermons going back to 2008 are linked from this page.

March 17, 2019: Larger Worlds Than We Can Imagine ( Audio )

March 10, 2019: Loaves, Fishes, and My Grandmother’s Cookies ( Audio )

March 3, 2019: Loved into Being ( Audio [partial, missing the last 1–2 min.]; Transcript )

February 24, 2019: The Fibrillating Heart of the World ( Audio; Transcript )

February 17, 2019: UU Faith (Jane Thickstun) ( Audio )

February 10, 2019: The Kindness Which Sustains This Beautiful, Aching World ( Audio )

February 3, 2019: Faithful to Living ( Audio )

January 13, 2019: Flesh and Blood and Bone and Spirit ( Audio; Transcript )

January 6, 2019: How to Give Yourself to This World ( Audio )

December 24, 2018: The Beautiful, Aching Work of Repair ( Audio; Transcript )

December 16, 2018: The Joy That Finds Us So Ready and So Unprepared ( Audio )

December 9, 2018: Shall We Cross Over? ( Audio )

December 2, 2018: Blessing the Way ( Audio; Transcript )

November 25, 2018: Coming Home to Ourselves (Marisa Benson) ( Audio )

November 11, 2018: Carbonated Holiness: How Stories and Laughter Save Us Over and Over Again ( Audio )

November 4, 2018: Love Makes Us Brave ( Transcript )

October 28, 2018: Reflections ( Steve LiemanLisa Girolamo)

October 21, 2018: Silver Linings (Matthew Dicks) ( Audio )

October 14, 2018: The Mightiest Word ( Audio )

October 7, 2018: Inside the Quiet Places of Your Heart ( Audio )

September 30, 2018: Always Hope ( Audio )

September 23, 2018: Let the Space in My Heart Be Open ( Audio )

September 16, 2018: Each of Us Is More ( Audio )

June 17, 2018: Love the Hell Out of this World (Matt Meyer) ( Audio )

May 27, 2018: Keep That as a Smooth Stone ( Audio )

May 20, 2018: Reflections on interna­tional re­settle­ment by Laura Wool, Rogers Muyanja

May 13, 2018: A Great and Common Tenderness ( Audio )

May 6, 2018: Awakening (Nick Maciel) ( Audio )

April 29, 2018: Coming of Age service, cont.: Credo statements. Note: these links lead to the Members area. If you need the access credentials, please .
Julia Hudson, Olivia Logan, Isabel Stanley-Kemler, Sarah Hudson, Sarah Stram, Jai Santoro

April 22, 2018: Coming of Age service: Credo statements. Note: these links lead to the Members area. If you need the access credentials, please .
Jacob Podsiadlo, Luke Benedict, Trent Tessier, Cameron Hadland, Ivan Sturm, Jacob Tessier, Izzy Conners

April 15, 2018: Critical Yeast ( Audio )

April 8, 2018: Infinity Calling Us Forth ( Audio )

April 1, 2018: Roll Away That Stone ( Audio )

March 25, 2018: Youth service: reflections on Awakening. Note: these links lead to the Members area. If you need the access credentials, please .
Haley Watson, Lara Hill, Sara Woods

March 18, 2018: This Can Happen Anywhere: What Love Can Do ( Audio )

March 11, 2018: A Thousand Prayers of Hope ( Audio )

March 4, 2018: Love Makes Us Brave ( Audio )

February 25, 2018: Holding Hands and Climbing (Rev. Elea Kemler, read by Alyssa Dallas) ( Audio )

February 18, 2018: Fog, Dust, and Moving Forward ( Audio )

February 11, 2018: On Blessing ( Audio )

February 4, 2018: Systemic and Systematic (Sarah Iacobucci); Walking Each Other Home, Remix (Alison Chase)

January 28, 2018: The Ground of Our Hope ( Audio; Transcript )

January 21, 2018: 365 Acts of Hope ( Audio )

January 14, 2018: The Redemptive Power of Love (Not an Easy Assignment) ( Audio )

January 7, 2018: Choose a Strong Word ( Audio )

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