First Parish Church
Unitarian Universalist
Ashby, Massachusetts
Meet Rev. Colin Bossen

Rev. Colin N. BossenRev, Colin Bossen leads his first worship service as our new part-time minister this coming Sunday, September 17. His topic for the service is ""Sometimes You Need a Story to Survive."

Since this is also our first service for the new church year, it will include an Ingathering Water Ceremony. We'll have a potluck lunch in the Parish Hall following the service.

Please join us on Sunday.

Featured Upcoming Events

Worship Service: Community Thanksgiving Service by Rev. Colin Bossen, Ashby First Parish Church UU and Pastor Ken Johnson, Ashby Congregational Church

Sunday, November 19, 10:00 AM

Every year, we join with the Ashby Congregational Church in a worship service on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Rev. Colin Bossen and Pastor Ken Johnson will lead the service together.

at: Ashby Congregational Church in Ashby, MA

Casual Sunday theme: "What Does Being a UU Mean to You?"

Sunday, November 26, 10:00 AM

A "Casual Sunday" is a quiet morning of fellowship and reflection, with no formal church service. We gather in the Parish Hall to share stories, readings, poetry, music and videos on the theme of the service.

Video note: Since we have no Internet connection at the church, send a link to YouTube or other videos to Ward several days before the service.

Worship Service: "Into the Dark of the Night" by Rev. Colin Bossen

Sunday, December 3, 10:00 AM

On the first Sunday of Advent, we approach the darkest night of the year. In this service, we'll explore what happens to our religious practice when we embrace the difficult moments in our lives.

hospitality: Noël McGonigle

Tree Lighting on Ashby Common followed by a free Beef Stew Dinner

Sunday, December 3, 4:00 PM

Following the annual tree lighting ceremony, there's a free community dinner, with both beef and vegetarian stew.

Ashby First Parish Church members and friends are encouraged to contribute stew or cookies for this event.

See our Calendar for information about all Sunday services and other activities at First Parish Church.