United Parish


February 12th Worship

Lessons: Matthew 5:21-37Message: Reconciliation This Sunday we’ll continue our reading of Jesus’ sermon on the mount almost to its end. This is the part that gets tricky, where Jesus uses as examples parts of the original law of Israel given to the people in the book of Exodus and questions its application. We will

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2022 Annual Meeting 2/5/2023

Our 2022 Annual Meeting will follow worship this Sunday, February 5, 2023, please join us as we plan, resolve, hope, remember and celebrate all that we did last year and all that we hope to be this year! We will hear reports from the moderator, the pastor, as well as vote to accept the

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February 5th Worship

Lessons: Matthew 5:13-20Message: A Brighter Light This Sunday is February and Communion AND ANNUAL MEETING! All of these things may SEEM like they have nothing in common but, of course, they DO (except maybe February…) Communion is our coming together to feed off of the Holy Spirit that blesses us whenever we come together

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January 29th  Worship

Lessons: Micah 6: 6-8   Matthew 5:1-12Message: “A Both/And Church” This Sunday is one you don’t want to miss. We will be welcoming our new Minister of Faith Formation, Rev. Matt Carriker who will be doing our Children’s Message and preaching on two crowd favorites, Micah 6 and the Beatitudes. Here’s a bit about the process

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January 23rd  Worship

Lesson: Isaiah 9:1-4, Matthew 4:12-23 Message: Tea in Dark Times Welcome to January… when it’s cold and dark and cold and … dark… and when it’s … cold. Clearly, I’m not a fan of the cold.  Not to say that New England winters don’t have their redeeming qualities! I know some of you

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Welcome Rev. Matt Carriker

Our new Minister of Faith Formation In June of 2022 the UPA Board of Education began a search for a new Director of Religious Education. During this process we wondered if it might be more fitting to UPA’s vision to find an ordained minister to fill this role opening the position to

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January 8th Worship

Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12 Guest Preacher: Rev. Alex Shea Will! I’m so excited to welcome Rev. Alex Shea Will to our pulpit this Epiphany Sunday! Rev. Shea Will is the Associate Conference Minister of the Metropolitan Boston Association of the Southern New England Conference of the UCC. Seeing as we will be celebrating the

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Worship January 1st

Lesson: Isaiah 63:7-9, Hebrews 2:10-18 Message:  New Year – New You! Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to you all!  I hope you are finding some rest and joy in this week of Christmastide celebrations. This Sunday, January 1st we will RING IN the New Year with a traditional

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Worship Sunday 12/18

PAGEANT SUNDAY! Friends, At UPA we have several opportunities to worship and celebrate the birth of the Emmanuel… This Sunday, Dec. 18th is PAGEANT SUNDAY! Without question, one of our favorite Sundays all year, Pageant Sunday will include UPA and Auburndale children of all ages telling the story of Christmas. If your

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