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Advent & Christmas Schedule

November 20, 2018

Join us in this season of anticipation as we await the arrival of the Christ child. We invite you to take time out of the whirlwind of the holidays to gather, rest, and remember. Hear again, with the fresh wisdom that another year brings, the stories and music that fill you with that ageless Christmas… MORE



Christmas Cantata: Bach’s Wachet Auf

November 19, 2018

Join us on Sunday, December 9th in worship at 10:00 am, for the Adult Choir presentation with orchestra of the Bach cantata, Wachet auf (Sleepers Awake!).  Soloists for this work are Randall Anderson, bass; Dr. Jane Hagness, soprano; Rick Horton, tenor, Jean Shaw, soprano.  Instrumentalists are Harold Stover, continuo organ; Mark Paxson and Trevor Peterson,… MORE



Advent: Creative Waiting


In our season of awaiting the arrival of the Christ child, we invite you to engage in creativity as a spiritual practice. How might the themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love inspire you to write, paint, collage, craft, take photos, etc.? Throughout Advent we will offer prompts and inspiration by email, and those who… MORE



Capital Campaign Ground-Breaking Ceremony: Nov 18

November 7, 2018

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 11:15 a.m, First Parish Church will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a new elevator addition to Pilgrim House on Cleaveland Street in Brunswick. The elevator will make the building more accessible and allow greater use of the large gathering space, Fellowship Hall, on the second floor. Construction, managed by… MORE



Church School Starts September 9

August 27, 2018

Weekly church school and nursery care will begin on Sunday, September 9th! After worship, we’ll hold a special family coffee/lemonade hour out on the Pilgrim House green to kick-off the church school year. Parents are welcome to bring children in the nursery through 1st grade to their classrooms in Pilgrim House (across the street) before… MORE



Outdoor Labyrinth Worship Services: 7/8 & 8/26

June 26, 2018

Pastor Mary will be holding 8:30 am Worship Services at the Labyrinth in the Woods (at the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust- click here for directions) on July 8 and August 26th. All are welcome!



Church School at the Labyrinth

June 17, 2018

On Sunday, June 17th, our FPC kiddos wrapped up their Church School year with a special worship service at the Labyrinth in the Woods. We all began by walking the Labyrinth (some of us made it further than others!), and did some call-and-response singing together. Candi Hine played her Native American flute- and told us… MORE



Strawberry Festival: June 26!

June 4, 2018

Don’t miss this year’s FPC Music Strawberry Festival! During the Farmers’ Market on June 26th, members of the FPC Choirs will be selling strawberry shortcakes, sundaes, pies, and jams- all made with sweet, juicy, freshly-picked Maine berries. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the gazebo. Come, enjoy, and support… MORE



Family Worship at the Labyrinth: June 17

May 25, 2018

The final church school experience of the ’17-’18 year will be held at the Labyrinth! On Sunday, June 17 at 10:00 AM we will celebrate the end of the school year with a family worship service led by Pastor Mary at the outdoor labyrinth. (There will be no nursery care or church school in Pilgrim… MORE



Children’s Musical: The Story of Jonah and the Great Fish

May 20, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, the Junior Choir presented The Story of Jonah and the Great Fish. Thank you to everyone who helped make our Children’s Musical a spirited time for all!  



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