Jul 28, 2021
Drawing on decades of correspondence with friends and family and the recent acquisition of boxes and bundles of letters from ancestors, Lida Junghans explores this common practice as a portal to spiritual experience.
Podcast introduction music composed and played by First Parish Music Director Emeritus, Kenneth Seitz:...
Jul 21, 2021
In this service Tony Siddall shares his "huaka'i" (purposeful journey) from the shores of Hawai'i into his own family's Confederate history, exploring how relationships with ancestors known and unknown can bring strength, shame, identity - and ultimately, purpose and responsibility.
Podcast introduction music composed...
Jul 14, 2021
From the touch of the earth, to awe of the sky. Feeling connected with the physical world can comfort the spirit as well as provide perspective and inspiration.
Podcast introduction music composed and played by First
Parish Music Director Emeritus, Kenneth Seitz: “Amen, Blessed
number 14 in the First Parish...
Jul 7, 2021
Even over 150 years later, Frederick Douglass's famous speech asks hard questions of those of us in liberal religious communities. This service features a community reading of an abridged version of Douglass's powerful words from July 5, 1852, which demand that we reckon with the national sin of slavery and its enduring...