United Parish


February 25th Worship

Scriptures: Mark 8:31-38 Message:  Expectant Joy  Blessings and grace to you all!Good morning, dear friends. In this first week of Lent there is just so much going on in your lives. More than a couple of you are grieving the loss of a loved one; others are anticipating surgery; still others celebrating birthdays. And

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Ash Wednesday Worship

Wednesday, February 14th 7:00pm Join us with Newton Presbyterian Church for a service of reflection, music, and ashes to begin our 40 day Lenten season. Streaming will be available.

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Information Session 2/11

If you are considering becoming a member of the UPA, curious about where we come from and our values, or just want to freshen up on your UPA trivia, this meeting is for you! Following our 10:00am Worship Service join us in the Fireside room for community, sharing, and lots

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Betty Meyer Art Gallery

Seeing Place. Seeing Nature.2 Artists’ Views.Lynda Goldberg/ MonotypesLarry Grob/ Pastels Artists Lynda Goldberg and Larry Grob are joining forces in this exhibit. They both love nature and are inspired by it. Come see how they each express that love in our creative process. Lynda is a Newton native, and Larry

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February 11th Worship Service

Scriptures:  Mark 9:2-9 Message: Transfiguring, Abiding Love Blessings and grace to you all!This Sunday we will read the Gospel story called “Jesus’ Transfiguration.” Likely the only circumstance in LIFE that you will use this non-word (or hear it used), this is actually a very significant moment in the stories of Jesus life

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Help prep a meal for Bristol Lodge

Bristol Lodge meal prep will take place on Wednesday, February 21 at 12:00pm in the kitchen downstairs. Volunteers are welcome. UPA is responsible for providing a meal for 60 people on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. The church has been doing this for over 25 years.

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Food Drive for Newton Food Pantry

The Youth Group is starting a Food Drive at UPA for the Newton Food Pantry beginning this Sunday, February 4th and going through Sunday, February 18th. The UPA Youth Group will be going to the Food Pantry in late February to help sort items our church has donated. Please give what you

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Chaplains on the Way needs your help!

Can you volunteer to do simple breakfast prep or serve? Prepare and drop off a breakfast casserole? UPA’s Transformational Grant recipient provides spiritual companionship and breakfast for our unhoused neighbors at First Parish, Waltham (UU) 50 Church St Waltham.  Click here to sign up to help alongside the chaplains for any

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The Love & Loss Group

Join us on Tuesday, February 6th at 10:00am!! Love and loss meets on the First and Third of each month from 10:00am to 11:30am in the Fireside Room. Any questions please reach out to Sue O’Connell at susieolbi@gmail.com

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