Governing Board

The Mission of the Governing Board is to govern the ministries of the church to fulfill the congregation’s vision, mission and goals.

Building & Grounds

The Mission of the Building and Grounds committee is to maintain, update, and preserve the buildings and grounds of First Parish. Our goals are the safety and comfort of those using our facilities. We endeavor to ensure adequate storage for Parish committees and to provide accessible, unencumbered meeting spaces.

Faith In Action

The mission of the Faith In Action Committee is to advance our UU values and principles through action-based social justice initiatives, educational programming, and compassionate outreach that encourage engagement within the First Parish congregation and the wider community.


The Mission of the Finance Committee is to steward the financial health of the congregation


The Mission of the Membership Ministry is to keep keep current members actively engaged in our church community. We welcome newcomers into our activities in hopes they’ll find their spiritual home and join our church.


The Mission of the Music Ministry is to ensure that music helps First Parish members and guests feel connected with the divine


The Mission of the Personnel Committee is to help manage and facilitate positive working relationships between the Parish and its employees.

Religious Education

We exist to provide a safe and welcoming community where all children, youth and families feel valued and supported in their spiritual growth, emotional well-being and development.

We inspire children and youth to explore and express their fullness of self as they develop their individual UU identity.

We encourage and provide opportunities for youth and families to put their faith into action by serving the community.

We strive to open minds and hearts to the larger UU community as well as to faith traditions and spiritual practices from around the world.


The Mission Statement of the Worship Committee is to create moments when we are present to our connection with the mystery.