United Parish

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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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UPA Book Club

The UPA Book Club will meet this coming Friday, June 14, 2024, 10:30am – 12:00pm (noon), by Zoom and Conference Room, to discuss Run, a novel by Ann Patchett, 2007, 304 pages, Paper 2008, 320 pages. From WWW.Browse reviews of Run: “Set over a period of twenty-four hours, Run takes us from the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard to a home for retired Catholic priests in downtown Boston. It shows us how worlds of privilege and poverty can coexist only blocks apart from each other, and how family can include people you’ve never even met. …Ann Patchett illustrates the humanity

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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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