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From our President

By , November 16, 2017
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I am so energized coming out of our 300th anniversary celebration. The entire experience came together perfectly. Thank you to all of the folks working behind the scenes to make it a success. It felt good to be rubbing elbows with so many wonderful people in our congregation and local community. I am now going

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Religious Education and Playing Games

By , November 9, 2017
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This Sunday we will have Soup and Games. What do any games have to do with Religious Education, you may ask? Games are crucial to learning so many things, but, let’s start with life lessons. While developing relationships face to face between all ages, and enthusiastic engagement between community, games may challenge us to fail

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From our Director of Religious Education

By , October 25, 2017
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I have spent my lucky life educating children. I founded my own preschool when my children were very young and taught for fifteen years in that little school I named, Miss Hannah’s. I have always embraced this quote from Aristotle, “Education without the heart is no education at all.” Last Sunday a parent asked her

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From our President

By , October 20, 2017
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Welcome to First Parish Unitarian Universalist—Canton! I am honored to be part of this special moment commemorating 300 years as a covenanted community—a community that has lived these many years not by a set creed but by the sacred promises between the holy and the human, between friends and neighbors. We are proud to have

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CommUnity Closet

By , September 29, 2017
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The long awaited CommUnity Closet opening was held on September 9th at the Brockton UU Church. It was a joyous success with some 50 families and adults coming through the doors to look over and select needed clothing from our racks and tables. Large lawn signs, balloons and arrows pointed the way to our CommUnity

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From our President

By , September 22, 2017
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Welcome! I am Joe Amster, President of our governing board, I have been a member at First Parish for over 15 years. My family has been enriched in many ways by being part of this congregation and we consider everyone to be part of our extended family. I am excited for our 300th anniversary. A

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Religious Education

By , September 15, 2017
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Welcome back to our beloved community here at First Parish! This year shows much promise. In RE we are excited to introduce the much-respected Montessori “Spirit Play” curriculum. I am delighted to share my past success with this program with you. It offers so much creativity and individuality for our children The crisp air of

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