Welcome to First Church of Christ, Unitarian Lancaster, MA
an inclusive community church celebrating the richness of many spiritual traditions, nurturing spiritual growth and community for all ages, caring for one another and serving the world.
No matter who you are, No matter where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!
Join us for worship, religious education and fellowship Sundays at 10:00am.
Coming Up in Worship & Religious Education
Sun Oct 22 @10:00AM - 11:00AM "Special Musical Service"
Rev. Bob Johansen
Musical service featuring local progressive Americana band Crosstracks. Crosstracks performs bluegrass, jug, blues, folk music, and more.
Choir rehearsal at 9:00am in the sanctuary.
Fellowship/Coffee Hour follows worship in Hawkins Hall. Please join us!
Religious Education & Youth Special Events
Sun Oct 22 @10:00AM - Religious Ed Classes Children begin in the sanctuary with their families then leave with their teachers for class.
Beginner Group (K-4th grades) DRESS IN YOUR FINEST! WE’RE CELEBRATING DIWALI....AGAIN! Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the most important and popular festivals in the Hindu tradition. The children will start the celebration by hearing a story entitled: Lights for Gita, by Rachna Gilmore. The children will enjoy games and activities! Teacher: Joan Ogden
Jr. Youth Group (5th & 6th grades) COOKING JEWISH FOODS IN THE CHURCH KITCHEN – Religious Belief Expressed as Food Customs. The Sr. Youth cooked last week – what feast will the Jr.s cook up this Sunday? As this group of youths enjoy the art of cooking and tasting Jewish foods, they will discuss why dietary practices have been incorporated into religious practices. Teachers: Valorie Parent
Sr. Youth Group (8th -12th grades) “Tikkun Olam” – One way to repair and return. There are several ways the Jewish people work to repair the world. Today, we will focus on “Tikkun Olam”. The class will shatter a pot, decorate a broken piece with symbols of repair work or an act of kindness they want to do. Then the class will repair the pot by gluing the pieces back together. Teacher: Youth-Led Aides: Sr. Youth and Susan Berkowitz
Nursery The nursery is open every Sunday from 9:45 to 11:15 and is located in the end classroom in Hawkin’s Hall. Our nursery caretakers are Emma & Addy.