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The United Parish of Auburndale [64 Hancock Street] is located in Newton, MA across the street from Lasell College and within walking distance of the MBTA commuter rail (Auburndale) and the Greenline Subway (Riverside).  There are twenty-five to thirty parking spaces at the United Parish of Auburndale and street parking is unrestricted on Sundays and Saturdays.

We are a theologically liberal church. We do not insist that newcomers wishing to deepen their commitment to this faith community articulate a particular creed in order to become members.

We are inclusive of all people. Recognizing that people come to faith and churches for complex reasons, we simply endeavor to offer a sense of “home.”

See you soon,

Pastor Cheryl

Our location

64 Hancock Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

This Week at UPA

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Worship September 24th 

Lesson:  Matthew 20:1-16 Message: “Love isn’t fair”                                   Our Scripture this week is a difficult one as it throws us again into a space of cultural “fairness” at the expense of divine grace.  Last week we heard Jesus’ words on forgiveness and witnessed to the disciple’s struggle to understand this infinite, agape love relative to their human experience of betrayal.  And we considered the value of our “Oneness” – both as a whole self and as a beloved community – in a broken world.  This week Matt will take us even deeper into these stories of Agape love that Jesus shares with his

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no dress code.  Most participants dress “business-casual,” but dressier clothing as well as less-formal clothing are also common.  We want you to be comfortable in worship.

No.  We are sensitive to people who want to worship anonymously and more privately.  Visitors are not asked to identify themselves.

Yes.  Not all people feel comfortable singing, standing for hymns or giving an offering.  Participants are encouraged to do only what feels comfortable and authentic in worship at UPA.

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