Speaker: Rev. Leaf Seligman

Rev. Leaf Seligman, minister emerita of First Parish in Fitchburg preaches the Gospel of Tenderness wherever she goes. A college instructor, author, restorative practitioner, and lover of trees, Leaf is the author of Opening the Window: Sabbath Meditations.

Being Restorative

Join us for a healing service with Rev. Leaf Seligman.  After spending four days at the end of February-beginning of March co-facilitating a training in peacemaking circles, Rev. Leaf is more convinced than ever that identifying, amplifying, and spreading ways of being restorative deepens our … read more.

Classroom Lessons: Reflections on Teaching

As Leaf recently finished almost thirty years of teaching, she reflects on what she’s learned.

First Church annual meeting to follow service.

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Lessons from Monet

Leaf has kept a copy of Lisel Mueller’s poem “Monet Refuses the Operation” for years for the instruction it offers readers about the limits of sight and the true scope of vision. Recently, she experienced an immersive Monet exhibit that inspired her to pick up … read more.

The Season of Lent

Lent is observed as a period of reflection and commitment to change that typically involves some kind of fasting—a relinquishment, a testament to self-discipline or sacrifice. Join us as we welcome back Leaf Seligman who guides us in exploring ways to inhabit the season. Lent … read more.

What Abides?

In a world ever-changing, where turmoil constantly stirs and uncertainty beckons, what abides? Join Leaf for an exploration of the essential and enduring quality that anchors us in turbulent times.

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The Restorative Power of Wonder

Rev. Leaf Seligman joins us for a lovely and meaningful Advent service all about wonder.

Please join us, online or in person, each Sunday at 10:00 am for Sunday service and Religious Exploration activities for children.

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Deepening Our Sense of Welcome

What is the spiritual practice of welcoming? Who do we welcome and what does welcome really mean? Coffee hour to follow service. All are welcome.

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