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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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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 somehow we are called to hold all of this in our seemingly small hearts. And, what I know of this community is that we do this. As deeply faithful people we know that we can celebrate and grieve and wonder and fear and hope in a single day or hour because

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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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