Adult Faith Formation and Fellowship


In our Vision Statement, we affirm that we are called by God to be centered and growing in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we offer faith formation opportunities and experiences for adults, children and youth.


Ongoing Opportunities:

Fall Bible Study

Standing on Scripture: Learning the Tools of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation

Sundays, beginning October 15th, 12:30-2:00 and Thursdays, beginning October 19th, 7:00-8:30. Check your calendar and plan to participate!


Creating with God

When: Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 upstairs in Memorial Hall (beginning October 19, 2017)

Join Pastor Lourey and others for a time to express whatever form your creative spiritual practice takes. From journaling to coloring to knitting to meditation all spiritual practice is time well spent. All are welcome to meet at the church for a time of creativing and companionship. 


Men's Fellowship Events

When:  Approximately every 4-6 weeks. See calendar.

Leaders:  Jeff Curl, Kelly Luetkemeyer, Brian Le Suer

A time for fellowship and sharing for men of the parish. Gatherings are at a local restaurant.  Details are published in the church calendar. 

Senior Lunch Bunch ~ Resumes October 5, 2017

When: One Thursday, of each month, noontime in the church vestry

All Seniors are welcome to join Pastor Lourey for a time of fellowship and conversation. Dessert and coffee are served and you are welcome to bring a lunch if you like. The Senior Lunch Bunch meets once a month October - June. 

 Seasonal Opportunities:

 Annual Women's Retreat

When: held in January

The 2017 Women's Retreat, "Coming Home" was a wonderful 24 hours away when several women of the United Parish enjoyed fellowship, prayer and meditation at Edward's House at the MACUCC Conference Center in Framingham. Planning for the 2018 Women's Retreat will begin in the fall of 2017.





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