First Universalist Society in Franklin


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New Members 2017 Some of our newest members who were recognized during our annual “New Member Sunday.” Welcome! 2017/05/31 announcements, Community, New Members, news
5-13-17-White Supremacy White Supremacy This Saturday, May 13th 1 -2:30 p.m., FUSF, The Cook Room (Please enter … 2017/05/12 Adult Education, announcements, Closing Racial Divide Class, Community
5-12-17 Search Committee The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the composition of the Search Committee tasked … 2017/05/12 announcements, Transition Group
5-14-17-Announcements ANNOUNCEMENTS        *Climate Change 101 Presentation: Wednesday, May 17th at 7 p.m. in the FUSF … 2017/05/12 announcements
We the People “WE THE PEOPLE” Wednesday, May 10th, 7:00-9:00 PM First Universalist Society in Franklin 262 Chestnut … 2017/05/10 announcements
We The People “WE THE PEOPLE” Wednesday, May 10th, 7:00-9:00 PM First Universalist Society in Franklin 262 Chestnut … 2017/05/10 announcements, Social Action
5-1-17-Search-Committee Search Committee The Board of Trustees is proud to share with you the 12 chosen … 2017/05/03 Uncategorized
5-1-17-Transition Transition Team Spring greetings from the Transition Team. Our campus is in full bloom. We … 2017/05/03 Transition Group
5-1-17-Adult-Faith   Adult Faith Development Committee We’ve wound down a good bit, but we still have … 2017/05/03 Adult Education
5-1-17-Justice-Works Justice Works By Rev. Ann Willever, Community Minister By the time you read this a … 2017/05/03 Blog, Rev. Ann Willever, Social Action
5-1-17-Membership Membership By Laura Cerier Spotlight on New Members Meet Christina Barrett Christina and her family-husband … 2017/05/03 Blog, New Members
5-1-17-DRE-Corner DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber I seem to say this every year, but, can it … 2017/05/03 Blog, DRE Corner, RE
5-1-17-Pres-Message By Lea MacNider  As I sit in front of my computer pondering what would be the … 2017/05/03 Blog, President’s Message
4-30-17 Announcements ANNOUNCEMENTS for April 30, 2017 *Please take  a moment to look at the new art … 2017/04/28 announcements
Ministerial Search Committee Candidates The Board of Trustees is proud to share with you the twelve chosen candidates for … 2017/04/25 Ministerial Search, news
4-24-17-Thankful Thursday Update on Thankful Thursdays Our Thankful Thursdays has been doing Intentional Walking. We’ve walked the … 2017/04/25 announcements
4-23-17-Announcements Announcements for April 23, 2017 At 11:30 a.m. we are honored to welcome Chaplain Clementina … 2017/04/21 announcements
4-23-17-Live-Arts LiveArts, April 23, 3:30 p.m. Performers: Bruce Creditor, clarinet, Donald Krishnaswami, viola, and Lorena Tecu, piano. … 2017/04/18 announcements, LIVEARTS
4-16-17- ANNOUNCEMENTS 4-16-17 ANNOUNCEMENTS **Mother’s Day Walk for Peace  A team from FUSF is walking on May 14 … 2017/04/17 announcements
4-9-17-Sermon “Breathe In, Breathe Out:  Riding the Waves of Change” By Rev. Jenny M. Rankin, Interim … 2017/04/14 Rev. Rankin, Sermons, Uncategorized
4-9-17-Announcements                               … 2017/04/07 announcements, Uncategorized
4-17-Update-Transition This Spring is an exciting time for our congregation. The Transition Team has been busy. And, … 2017/04/05 Transition Group
4-5-17-Justice-Works By Rev. Ann Willever, Community Minister Many FUSF members and friends will join with thousands … 2017/04/05 Blog, Rev. Ann Willever
4-5-17-New-Members   Spotlight on New Members By Laura Cerier Things have been very busy and exciting … 2017/04/05 Blog, New Members
4-5-17-Presidents-Message By Lea MacNider  Spring opens into its budding presence this month, delighting us with the wonder … 2017/04/05 Blog, President’s Message
4-5-17-DRE-Corner Creating a Community of Safety By Aoife Barrington-Haber Every parent wants their child to grow … 2017/04/05 Blog, DRE Corner
4-5-17-Reflections-Rankin What Feeds Your Spirit? : Reflections from Interim Minister “I went to the woods that I … 2017/04/05 Blog, Rev. Rankin
4-2-17-Giveaway Milford Community Supper The April 2017 give-away will be donated to the Milford Community Supper, … 2017/03/31 Community, Milford Community Supper, Monthly Plate Offering
3-31-17-Announcements ANNOUNCEMENTS      *Mother’s Day Walk for Peace  A team from FUSF is walking on May … 2017/03/31 announcements
3-30-17-Art-Show-Submission Submit Your Art Last chance to submit your art for the Congregational Art Show. Please … 2017/03/30 announcements
3-30-17-Donation-Drive Reminder: Donation Drive April 2 Just a reminder. The Fundraising Team is hosting a Donation … 2017/03/30 announcements, Fundraiser Events
3-30-17-Spaghetti-Supper Good Morning Everyone, FUSF will hold the first annual Spring for Spaghetti Supper on Saturday … 2017/03/30 announcements, Community, Fun, Fundraiser Events
3-30-17-Brother-Sun Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Franklin, MA* **Brother Sun* April 1st, $20 If you love harmony … 2017/03/30 announcements, Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
3-24-17-Announcements RELIGIOUS EDUCATION for Sunday, March 26 New Family Greeter: Kat Kassay Want to help in RE … 2017/03/24 announcements
3-24-17-Star-Island-UU-Camp Dear FUSF families, Nerissa, Michael and I have been attending the Lifespan Religious Education conference … 2017/03/24 announcements
March 2017 Update The Transition Team along with Reverend Jenny Rankin will be presenting Sunday Service on 4/2/17. … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
February 2017 Update The Transition Team would like to thank the 100 people who attended one of our … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
January 2017 Update The Transition Team is continuing the process of collating and organizing the wealth of information … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
January 2017 Update The Transition Team is continuing the process of collating and organizing the wealth of information … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
December 2016 Update The FUSF Transition Team continues to work closely with Interim Minister Jenny Rankin to help … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
November 2016 Update The FUSF Transition Team is the group that works closely with Interim Minister Jenny Rankin … 2017/03/20 Transition Group
October 2016 Update It is difficult to overstate the opportunities provided to a congregation during an interim period. … 2017/03/20 Community, Transition Group
3-19-17-Announcements ANNOUNCEMENTS ***Members – If you have not yet nominated three members of the congregation to … 2017/03/17 announcements
3-18-17-Circle-of-Friends The Boxcar Lilies with Mike Laureanno March 18th, $20 Combining spine-tingling three-part harmony and savvy … 2017/03/14 announcements, Artistic, Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Music
What Moves Us-3-12-17 What Moves Us is looking at UU History through Famous UUs. This class takes place … 2017/03/11 Adult Education
3-12-17 Announcements  ANNOUNCEMENTS  ***Today is a Souper Sunday! Please stay after the service for some lunch and … 2017/03/11 announcements
“Dear President Obama” Singer-Songwriter and FUSF Member Michele Kelly singing “Dear President Obama,” an original composition based on … 2017/03/09 Artistic, FUSF Talent, Social Action
Commitment Statement–Love is the Spirit of this Church, and Service its Law (3/5/17) COMMITMENT MESSAGE MARCH 5, 2017   I was drawn to the UU faith back in … 2017/03/08 Commitment Statements, Community, Social Action, social life, Stewardship
Spotlight-New-Members (3-17) By Laura Cerier Spotlight on New Members Meet Cathy Sanford Cathy knew her search for … 2017/03/06 Blog, New Members
Presidents-Message (3-17) By Lea MacNider As we enter the month of March, we end the pledge drive … 2017/03/06 Blog, President’s Message, Stewardship
RE Schedule (3-17) Coming up in RE… We will hold our regular classes on 3/5, 3/12 and 3/26. … 2017/03/06 RE
DRE-Corner (3-17) By Aoife Barrington-Haber As a Unitarian Universalist religious educator, my goal is to collaborate with … 2017/03/06 Blog, DRE Corner, RE
3-17-Rankin-Reflections It was a delight to attend Bella Noche this past weekend! Amazing food, fun, conversation, … 2017/03/06 Blog, Rev. Rankin
Announcements-2-26-17 ANNOUNCEMENTS From 2-26-17    *FUSF Seder on April 12th, 5 p.m. celebrating Passover. Due to … 2017/03/01 announcements, Healing Circle
Commitment Statement–The Most Important Lessons to Teach Your Child (2-19-17) My mother loves books. She just retired from a twenty-year career as the reference librarian … 2017/02/27 Commitment Statements, Community, Stewardship
Commitment Statement–Our Second Home (2/5/17) Why FUSF is Important to Us Monica: Hi, my name is Monica Mathis. Jimmy: And … 2017/02/27 Commitment Statements, Community, Stewardship, Young Adults
6-10-Boston Pride Parade 2017 Boston Pride Parade: Saturday June 10, 12-3 PM. FUSF will be there carrying our … 2017/02/24 announcements, Community, Welcoming Congregation
4-12 FUSF Seder  A FUSF Seder on April 12th, 5 p.m. celebrating Passover. Due to the religious nature … 2017/02/24 announcements, Food Group, Fun, social life, Spiritual
New Course on Famous UUs Course on Famous UUs Starts Feb. 26 What Moves Us We also have a new … 2017/02/22 Adult Education
3-19-Healing Circle Healing Circle Begins March 19 On the 1st and 3rd Sundays, beginning March 19th, we … 2017/02/22 Adult Education, Healing Circle, Meditation, Reiki
Exploring Many Religions Exploring Many Religions Begins March 1 Adult Faith Development is offering a course on Wednesdays, … 2017/02/22 Adult Education, announcements, RE
Gift Cards Needed for Spring Auction Spring Bidding for Good The fundraising committee needs your help in soliciting gift cards and … 2017/02/22 announcements, Bidding For Good
Day of Mindfulness 3-25-17 EIGHTH ANNUAL DAY OF MINDFULNESS The Path of Peace Sangha invite you to a Day … 2017/02/02 announcements
Let’s Laugh Today 2-1-17 LET’S LAUGH TODAY in Franklin is on Wednesday, February 1st! Bring more laughter into your … 2017/02/02 announcements
Online Privacy Policy Online Privacy Policy Adapted by the FUSF Board of Trustees 5/20/15 We believe that the … 2017/02/02 announcements
Transition Team 2-17 The Transition Team would like to thank the 100 people who attended one of our … 2017/02/02 announcements, Transition Group
Peace Advocate Talk 2-2-17 Peace Activist Scott Schaeffer-Duffy Talk – Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. On Thursday, February … 2017/02/02 announcements, Social Action
Justice Works 2-17 Justice Works By Rev. Ann Willever, Community Minister It has been a busy month for … 2017/02/02 Blog, Rev. Ann Willever
Membership 2-17 Are You Ready to Become a Member? By Laura Cerier Maybe you’re finding yourself sitting … 2017/02/02 Blog, New Members
President’s Message 2-17 “Love cannot remain by itself – it has no meaning….” By Lea MacNider “Love cannot … 2017/02/02 Blog, President’s Message
DRE Corner 2-17 “There is a balm in Gilead that makes the wounded whole.” By Aoife Barrington-Haber As … 2017/02/02 Blog, DRE Corner
Mark Calendar – 2-12 Mark your calendars – on Sunday, February 12th, from 11:30-12:30 a.m. our Ministerial Settlement Representative … 2017/02/02 announcements
2-17 Rev Rankin   FUSF as Community One of you wrote to me this week in an email … 2017/02/02 Blog, Rev. Rankin
Upcoming Social Justice Events UPCOMING SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS THURSDAY, February 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm Scott Schaeffer-Duffy FUSF Meetinghouse … 2017/01/26 announcements, Rev. Ann Willever, Social Action
Social Justice Council NEW!!!           Social Justice Council Our congregation has a long history of engaging in justice issues; … 2017/01/25 Social Action
1-17 Circle of Friends Christine Lavin & Don White January 7th, $25 The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse is starting … 2017/01/25 Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Music
1-17 Lets Laugh Today LET’S LAUGH TODAY in Franklin is on Wednesday, January, 4th ! Begin the New Year … 2017/01/25 announcements
Jan 17 Plate Offering JANUARY PLATE OFFERING January’s First Sunday Plate Offering will take place on January 8th and … 2017/01/25 Monthly Plate Offering
Save the Date Ferry Beach Save the date. Our Ferry Beach Retreat weekend is May 19-21 2017. Watch … 2017/01/25 announcements, Ferry Beach
1-29 LIVEARTS LiveARTS News Sunday, Jan. 29, 3:30 PM, in our meetinghouse: Sandra Piques Eddy, mezzo soprano, … 2017/01/25 LIVEARTS, Music
1-17 Stewardship Stewardship Giving is Doing Like many of us, I have found myself shocked, scared, and … 2017/01/25 Blog, Stewardship, Uncategorized
1-17- Presidents Message Important Congregational Meeting in January and Ministerial Search Begins President’s Message By Lea MacNider As … 2017/01/12 Blog, President’s Message
1-17-DRE Corner “It’s a new dawn. It’s a new day. It’s a new life for me, and … 2017/01/12 Blog, DRE Corner
What Feeds Your Spirit? What Feeds Your Spirit? : reflections from Interim minister So it is finally here, a … 2017/01/12 Blog, Rev. Rankin
RE Needs Volunteers – 2017 *Join Us…You Can Make A Difference in Our Future!  The RE Committee would like to … 2016/12/06 announcements, RE, RE Volunteers
Project Just Because *Every year our congregation helps out families in need by shopping for holiday gifts. This … 2016/12/06 announcements
Congregational Relations Update CONGREGATIONAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE UPDATE  by Jim Hill Members: Jim Hill, Susan Dubinsky, Ed Geiger, Gail … 2016/11/29 announcements
Weather Cancellation Reminder WEATHER CANCELLATIONS In case of a major snowstorm please check channels 4, 5 & 7 … 2016/11/29 announcements, Weather Cancellation
How Parenting Changes as Children Age WHAT’S NEXT ?  This small group gathering will meet on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:15 p.m. … 2016/11/29 announcements, Transition Group
Babies at Christmas Eve CHRISTMAS EVE BABY CANDLES During the Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. , we will … 2016/11/29 announcements, New Members
Save the Date May 19 – Ferry Beach SAVE THE DATE Our Ferry Beach Retreat weekend is May 19-21 2017. Watch for updates in … 2016/11/29 announcements, Ferry Beach, Fun
Let’s LAUGH TODAY- Dec 7 LET’S LAUGH TODAY in Franklin is on Wednesday, December 7th! Trade all your holiday stress … 2016/11/29 Adult Education, announcements
Emilia Dean Memorial Dec 3 MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR EMILIA DEAN  Our beloved Emilia Dean passed away recently and she will … 2016/11/29 announcements
Save the Date: March 25 PATH OF PEACE SANGHA (POPS) NEWS Please SAVE the DATE: Saturday, March 25, 2017 has … 2016/11/29 announcements
Solstice Meditation 12-18 SOLSTICE  MEDITATION On December 18, 2016 there will be a Winter Solstice Meditation at 5:00 … 2016/11/29 announcements
New Members Membership Coordinator By Laura Cerier Meet Kathy and Charlie Hulin I am pleased to bring … 2016/11/29 Blog, New Members
Justice Works Justice Works By Rev. Ann Willever, Community Minister On November 2 I left Boston at … 2016/11/29 Blog, Rev. Ann Willever
President’s Message 1216 President’s Message By Lea MacNider  We are Unitarian Universalists. We are brave, curious and compassionate thinkers … 2016/11/29 Blog, President’s Message, UU’s Seven Principles
DRE Corner – Dec 16 By Aoife Barrington-Haber For Children, participating in worship can be one of the most meaningful … 2016/11/29 Blog, DRE Corner, RE, RE Volunteers
Jenny Dec 16 What Feeds Your Spirit? : reflections from Interim minister Dear Friends In the last weeks, you’ve … 2016/11/29 Blog, Spiritual
All Welcome to Attend a Variety of Holiday Celebrations  Franklin, MA – First Universalist Society in Franklin (FUSF) will be gathering to celebrate the … 2016/11/26 Community, Interfaith, news, social life, Spiritual
Support FUSF While You Shop Online! You can have money go to FUSF every time you shop online! Whether you are … 2016/11/24 Uncategorized
In Grief and In Gratitude: A Sermon for Thanksgiving Sunday 2016 “In Grief and In Gratitude: A Sermon for Thanksgiving Sunday 2016” Rev. Jenny M. Rankin … 2016/11/23 Rev. Rankin, Sermons
BiddingForGood BiddingForGood.com is an online auction called “UUnique Treasures” and runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. … 2016/11/07 announcements, Bidding For Good
Path of Peace Sangha News PATH OF PEACE SANGHA (POPS) NEWS Four of the six facilitators of POPS attended a … 2016/11/03 announcements
Emilia Dean Memorial Dec 3 Memorial Service for Emilia Dean Our beloved Emilia Dean passed away recently and she will … 2016/11/03 announcements
Guest at Your Table – FUSF CONNECTING WITH THE WIDER WORLD As Unitarian Universalists, we try to reach out and connect … 2016/11/03 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Franklin Interfaith Service Nov 20 FUSF will be hosting the Franklin Interfaith Council’s Annual Thanksgiving Service on  Sunday, November 20th at … 2016/11/03 announcements, Franklin Interfaith Service
FUSF Thanksgiving Potluck & Service Auction Nov 20 Thanksgiving Potluck & Service Auction Sunday, November 20th, 11:15 a.m. Please let us know how many … 2016/11/03 announcements, Talent Services Auction
FUSF Drum Circle Nov 10 Drum Circle  will happen on Thursday, November 10 from 7 until 8:30 PM in the … 2016/11/03 announcements, Drumming
FUSF Donates to Food Pantry Food Pantry News Each year, FUSF, like other houses of worship in Franklin, contributes to … 2016/11/03 Fundraiser Events
Crossings (9-25-16) Crossings First Universalist Society in Franklin Rev. Jenny M. Rankin September 25, 2015 Reading: Crossing … 2016/10/23 Rev. Rankin, Sermons
Heroes of the Spirit (9-18-16) “Heroes of the Spirit” September 18, 2016 Rev. Jenny M. Rankin First Universalist Society of … 2016/10/23 Rev. Rankin, Sermons
Thresholds: A Homily for Ingathering Sunday (9-11-16) Thresholds: A Homily for Ingathering Sunday September 11, 2016 Rev. Jenny M. Rankin First Universalist … 2016/10/23 Rev. Rankin, Sermons
Talents & Services Auction   *Our Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner, which happens in conjunction with the Talents & Services Auction, … 2016/10/21 announcements, Talent Services Auction, Uncategorized
UUA Common Read-Oct 27 *The first meeting of the discussion group for the UUA Common Read, “The Third Reconstruction: … 2016/10/21 Adult Education
FUSF Circle Dinners Begin *Circle Dinners Are Back! What is a Circle Dinner? It is a small, informal, social gathering … 2016/10/21 announcements, Circle Dinners, Fun, New Members
Bring Your Own Theology   The Adult Faith Development Team participants is pleased to announce that Kathleen Kautzer and … 2016/10/21 Adult Education, announcements, Bring Your Own Theology
FUSF’s Got Talent! FUSF will be holding a special, fun-filled fundraiser on October 29. We invite performers of … 2016/09/15 announcements, Artistic, Fundraiser Events, Music, news, social life
Clear Your Clutter and Make Money for FUSF It’s back to school, and time to CLEAR THAT CLUTTER! Help raise money for FUSF … 2016/09/10 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Leap of Faith Leap of Faith In 2013-2014, our congregation was asked to mentor another Unitarian Universalist church … 2016/09/07 Leap of Faith
Our Partner Church Partner Church in Transylvania Did you know the first Unitarian Churches were founded in Transylvania … 2016/09/07 Partner Church
UU Principles and Beliefs Unitarian Universalist Principles The First Universalist Society in Franklin is a member of the Unitarian … 2016/09/07 Ballou Channing District, Social Action, UU’s Seven Principles, UUA General Assembly, Welcoming Congregation
Choir Seeking New Members I was planning on sending this next week, but all the emails about leotards and … 2016/08/26 announcements, Music
Womensphere Oct 2 Womensphere, a sacred circle gathering for women through the Ballou Channing district of the Unitarian … 2016/08/18 Adult Education, announcements, Ballou Channing District, Spiritual, Women’s Spirituality Gathering
Join iGIVE Best Time Ever to Start Making Money for FUSF When You Shop! Just Join iGive, … 2016/07/23 Fundraiser Events
Volunteers – Milford Community Supper – Aug 14 Hello All, FUSF now serves the the Milford Community Supper each second week of the month. … 2016/07/19 announcements, Community, Milford Community Supper, Volunteer
Last Words June 12 Last Words of Rev. Carol Rosine Delivered on June 12, 2016 At The First Universalist … 2016/07/01 Sermons
Just Passing Through May 29 “Just Passing Through” A Sermon delivered on May 29, 2016 At The First Universalist Society … 2016/07/01 Sermons
Transitions – May 22 “Transitions” A Sermon by Rev. Carol Rosine May 22, 2016 At The First Universalist Society … 2016/07/01 Sermons
Volunteers Needed for Milford Community Supper July 10 FUSF now provides the meal for the Milford community supper on the second Sunday of … 2016/06/21 announcements, Community
Thank You Rev. Rosine! Thanks and Farewell! Our long-time and beloved Minister, Rev. Carol Rosine, has recently retired after … 2016/06/21 Rev. Rosine, Sermons
Honoring Rev. Carol Rosine Thank You Rev. Carol! Our long-time and beloved settled minister, Rev. Carol Rosine, is retiring … 2016/06/07 announcements, Community
Pancake Breakfast July 16 Good morning all: We will be holding a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser for the general fund … 2016/06/07 Food Group, Fundraiser Events, HomeMade, Uncategorized
June Fundraising Update With gratitude in our hearts for our spiritual home, FUSF, those of us on the … 2016/06/04 announcements, Bidding For Good, Fundraiser Events
No What’s Next Meeting in June For What’s Next team members: We’ve had a great set of meetings for the What’s … 2016/06/01 announcements, Transition Group
Save the Date July 16 – Pancake Breakfast Good morning all: We’ve settled on a date for the FUSF pancake breakfast: Saturday July 16th … 2016/05/26 announcements, Fundraiser Events, HomeMade
Learn About OWL June 5 What: Learn about OWL When: Sunday June 5th, 9:15-9:45 Where: Cook Room (big classroom with … 2016/05/18 announcements, RE, RE Volunteers
Milford Community Supper May 29 FUSF’s night serving the Milford Community Supper is Sunday, May 29 and 10 volunteers are needed to … 2016/05/18 announcements, Community, Social Action
New Members 2016   Some of our new members to FUSF who were recognized during New Member Sunday, … 2016/05/10 announcements, Blog, New Members
May 16 Circle of Friends Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Franklin, MA DALA with The Young Novelists May 7th, $20 Photo … 2016/04/29 announcements, Artistic, Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Music
Let’s Laugh Today May 4 LET’S LAUGH TODAY in Franklin is on Wednesday, May 4th ! Experience the health benefits … 2016/04/29 announcements
Drum Circle May 12 Drum Circle – May 12 in the Sanctuary from 7 – 8:30 PM Jon Weismoore … 2016/04/29 announcements, Drumming
Sign Up for Boston Pride Boston Pride Parade sign-up Join the FUSF team as we proudly display our banner at … 2016/04/29 announcements, Welcoming Congregation
Seeking New Grads Seeking New Graduates If you have recently earned a degree or completed a course of … 2016/04/29 announcements
May 16 On Stewardship About 4 or 5 years ago I had 3 unplanned casual conversations with 3 different … 2016/04/29 Blog, Spiritual, Stewardship
May 16 President’s Message By Lea MacNider  Continue the legacy “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. … 2016/04/29 Blog, President’s Message
May-16 DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber Imagine you are standing in the middle of the RE hallway on … 2016/04/29 Blog, DRE Corner
May -16-Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine Thomas Lynch begins his book, The Undertaking, with these words, “Every … 2016/04/29 Blog, Ministerial Musings
4-03-16 Live Abundantly “Live Abundantly” A Sermon preached on April 3, 2016 By the Rev. Carol Rosine First … 2016/04/05 Sermons, Worship
4-16- New Members Jimmy & Monica By Laura Cerier Monica Mathis and Jimmy Vogel Jimmy and Monica both grew up in … 2016/04/01 Blog, New Members
President’s Message By Lea MacNider  Transition Talk Many of you attended the workshop with Keith Kron, UUA Director … 2016/04/01 Blog, Transition Group
Fair Share & Stewardship What is a “Fair Share”? Within the next few days, you’ll be receiving FUSF’s annual … 2016/04/01 Blog, Stewardship
Community Minister Blog Dear FUSF friends, Recently the FUSF Board affirmed my proposal to be affiliated with FUSF … 2016/04/01 announcements, Blog
Submit Ideas for Summer Services Summer Services Summer is just around the corner. Each year the worship committee prepares inspirational, … 2016/04/01 announcements
Sign Up for Ferry Beach Annual FUSF Retreat in Saco, ME   –   May 13 to May 15, 2016 Our Ferry … 2016/04/01 announcements, Ferry Beach, Fun
Join Boston Pride Parade Team Mark Your Calendars! Join FUSF at the 2016 Boston Pride Parade! Saturday June 11th, 12-4 For many … 2016/04/01 announcements
April 16 Plate Giveaway This Month’s Plate Giveaway: UURISE is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 2007 to empower … 2016/04/01 announcements, Plate Giveaway, UU’s Seven Principles
4-16-DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber “What type of UU R U?” Imagine you are walking down the … 2016/04/01 Blog, DRE Corner, RE
4-16- Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine As retirement approaches, I’ve been receiving thanks from some who credit … 2016/04/01 Community
Bella Noche Dinner Fundraiser “Bella Noche” has become an annual fundraising event at FUST, typically occurring in March. Below … 2016/03/29 Fundraiser Events, social life
Passover Seder April 27 A Passover Seder will take place at FUSF on Wednesday, April 27 at 5 p.m. Please sign up … 2016/03/26 announcements
Ferry Beach Sign-Up Almost Here Ferry Beach May 13-15 Ask me about Ferry Beach info session will take place after today’s … 2016/03/26 announcements, Ferry Beach, Uncategorized
3-20-16 Mud Season “Mud Season” Preached at the First Universalist Society in Franklin By the Reverend Carol Rosine … 2016/03/26 Sermons, Worship
3-06-16 Bodies of Broken Bones “Bodies of Broken Bones” A Sermon delivered on March 6, 2016 At The First Universalist … 2016/03/26 Sermons, Worship
Book Swap A book swap will take place today, following the worship service, in the foyer.  Stop by and pick … 2016/03/04 announcements, Community, Fundraiser Events
Circle Dinners It’s time for another round of Circle Dinners!  What is a Circle Dinner? It is a … 2016/03/04 announcements, Circle Dinners, Community, New Members
Circle Presents Susan Werner March 12 *Susan Werner* with Matt Nakoa *March 12th*, $27 Favorite Susan Werner returns to the Circle … 2016/03/03 announcements
March Plate Giveaway to OUT MetroWest Plate Giveaway in March to OUT MetroWest March’s plate giveaway will go to OUT MetroWest, … 2016/03/03 announcements
FUSF at Boston Pride Parade Mark Your Calendars – June 11 for Boston Pride Parade! Join FUSF at the 2016 … 2016/03/03 announcements
Sign Up for Ferry Beach – April 10-24 Annual FUSF Retreat in Saco, ME   –   May 13 to May 15, 2016 Our Ferry … 2016/03/03 announcements, Community, Ferry Beach, Fun
FUSF Music Service April 17 FUSF Music Service – April 17 The FUSF Music Service will take place at 10:00 … 2016/03/03 announcements, Music, Worship
Trivia Night Mar 20 Mark Your Calendars – Trivia Night, March 20 Please join us for our final Trivia … 2016/03/03 announcements, Fundraiser Events, Trivia Night
March – On Stewardship On Stewardship By Sue Bencuya In the fall of 1989, I was a first-time mom … 2016/03/03 Blog, Stewardship
March – Laura Cerier Circle Dinners-Round Two!! By Laura Cerier Over the last several months, we have had 6 … 2016/03/03 Blog, Circle Dinners, New Members
March President’s Message Covenant Workshop By Lea MacNider  In February’s newsletter Jim Hill, Chair of the Congregational Relations Committee … 2016/03/03 Blog, President’s Message
March DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber “What is this RE thing anyway??” If someone asked you to describe … 2016/03/03 Blog, DRE Corner
March Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine I have Good News! At their February meeting, our Board of … 2016/03/03 Blog, Ministerial Musings
Mark Your Calendars for Boston Pride Parade June 11 Mark Your Calendars! Join FUSF at the 2016 Boston Pride Parade, Saturday June 11th, 12-4 p.m. For … 2016/02/26 announcements, Welcoming Congregation
Deadline for FUSF Art Show Feb 28 Calling all artists and photographers of all ages. Show your work in the annual Congregation … 2016/02/26 announcements, Artistic
Talk on Interim Ministry – March 13 Plan to attend service on March 13th when Keith Kron, UUA Director of Transitions will be preaching his … 2016/02/26 announcements, Transition Group
FUSF Movie Group, March 4 Movie Matinee, Friday, March 4, Afternoon- exact time TBA. Movie: Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot Theater: Regal Cinema … 2016/02/26 announcements, Movie Group
Faithful Tending Sermon Feb. 14, 2016 “Faithful Tending” A Service to Honor the Faithful Nine February 14, 2016 Rev. Carol Rosine … 2016/02/22 Sermons
Oliver Dean Story Sermon, Preached Feb. 20, 2011 “The Oliver Dean Story” A Sermon preached on February 20, 2011 By the Reverend Carol … 2016/02/22 Sermons
Deadline for FUSF Art Show Feb 28 Calling all artists and photographers of all ages. Show your work in the annual Congregation … 2016/02/22 Artistic
RE Volunteers Needed in March RE Volunteers Needed! Spring term starts in March and there is room for more helpers, … 2016/02/12 announcements, RE, RE Volunteers
FUSF Hike Feb. 20 *Join us for a hike to Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Norfolk on Sat, Feb 20th. We … 2016/02/12 announcements, Community, Hiking Group
FUSF Poetry Group-March *The FUSF Poetry Group will meet in the Dean Room the first and third Tuesdays of each … 2016/02/12 announcements, Poetry Group
Sr. Youth Chocolate Auction Feb. 14 Senior Youth Chocolate Auction Feb. 14 WHO hosts the event? Why, that’s us, the Senior … 2016/02/09 announcements
The Life I Am Living “The Life I Am Living” A Sermon preached by the Rev. Carol Rosine At the … 2016/02/08 Sermons, Worship
Fear and Faith “Fear and Faith”  A Sermon preached by the Rev. Carol Rosine On January 31, 2016 … 2016/02/08 Sermons, Worship
Making Merry “Making Merry” December 13, 2015 A Sermon preached by the Rev. Carol Rosine At the … 2016/02/08 Sermons, Worship
Transition “Transition” A Sermon on Retirement Preached on December 6, 2015 Rev. Carol Rosine   I … 2016/02/08 Sermons, Worship
Celebrate Mardis Gras – Social Hours 2-7-16 Let’s celebrate the Mardi Gras season this Sunday after service with some Louisiana style food … 2016/02/02 announcements, Food Group, Fun
On Stewardship “We’re not WGBH.” Serving on the Stewardship committee, I’ve heard some pretty interesting and unexpected … 2016/02/02 announcements, Stewardship
FUSF Members Receive 1/2 Price LiveARTS Tickets Sunday, Feb. 21st, 3:30 PM, in our meetinghouse: LiveARTS presents pianist Cynthia Raim. One of Rudolf Serkin’s … 2016/02/02 announcements, Music
3-6 Book Swap NEXT BOOK SWAP – Sunday March 6th Please mark your calendars and start searching your … 2016/02/02 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Congregational Convenant Congregational Convenant The Congregational Relations Committee is pleased that the Board approved the Congregational Relations … 2016/02/02 announcements
2-11 Drum Circle Drum Circle Thursday February 11, at 7 pm in the sanctuary. All are invited regardless of ability … 2016/02/02 announcements, Drumming
2-11 Eldercare Support group Eldercare Support Group The Eldercare Support Group is comprised of FUSF folks who are caring … 2016/02/02 announcements, Eldercare Support group
3-13 Transition Workshop A Transition workshop will be held after service on March 13. Keith Kron, UUA Director … 2016/02/02 announcements, Transition Group
2-16 New Member Spotlight By Laura Cerier Spotlight on New Members Meet Peg and Bob Kellogg. Bob literally grew up … 2016/02/02 Blog, New Members
2-16 Presidents Message By Lea MacNider  FUSF and the UUA FUSF has not been a fair share congregation since … 2016/02/02 Ballou Channing District, Blog, President’s Message
2-16 DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber Theme: Stories from different perspectives Not too long ago I joined the … 2016/02/02 Blog, DRE Corner
2-16 Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine The first time I met with this congregation was on a … 2016/02/02 Blog, Ministerial Musings, Spiritual
Feb 28 -Deadline for Submission for FUSF Art Show Calling all artists & photographers of all ages! The annual Fusf Congregation Art Show will … 2016/01/29 announcements, Artistic
Day of Mindfulness Mar 5 mindfulness copy 2,017 copy 2,018 (1) Day of Mindfulness hosted by The Path of Peace … 2016/01/26 Adult Education, announcements
Death with Dignity Feb 28 A Death with Dignity Informational Presentation will take place in our sanctuary on Sunday, Feb 28, 1-2:30 … 2016/01/26 Adult Education, announcements, Death with Dignity
Death with Dignity – Feb 28 * A Death with Dignity Informational Presentation will take place in our sanctuary on Sunday, Feb 28th, … 2016/01/22 Adult Education, announcements, Death with Dignity
NO Scotch Tape on Walls PLEASE Flyers or posters advertising church-related activities are to be posted on the bulletin boards in … 2016/01/21 announcements
FUSF Team for Boston Pride Parade Cc: ‘BOUCHARD, DAVID M CTR USAF AFMC AFLCMC/HNJJ’ <david.bouchard.3.ctr@us.af.mil>; boucharddm@verizon.net Subject: [fusf] Boston Pride 2016 – … 2016/01/18 announcements, Community, news
UUA BCD Dues Due Greetings all, In November 2015 we mailed UUA/BCD dues statements to the current members of … 2016/01/18 announcements, Ballou Channing District, Stewardship, UUA General Assembly
Jan 31 New Member Orientation *An Orientation and Luncheon for Newcomers will take place on Jan 31st, 11:45-2 p.m. in our sanctuary. … 2016/01/18 announcements, New Members
Jan 24-16 Hike *Hike at Birchwold Farms in Wrentham on January 24th. Meet at 12:30 at trailhead. Easy hike, … 2016/01/18 Uncategorized
Jim & Rebecca Kennedy Spotlight on New Members: Rebecca and Jim Kennedy By Laura Cerier Jim and Rebecca Kennedy became … 2016/01/14 New Members
FUSF Store We will have a lot of new items at the FUSF store on Sunday: Coffee … 2016/01/14 announcements, Fundraiser Events
1-30-Supper Volunteers Needed for Milford Community Supper FUSF’s night serving the Milford Community Supper is Sunday, January 31 and 10 … 2016/01/13 announcements, Community
No Fuss and Feathers No Fuss and Feathers January 30, 8 p.m., Doors open at 7:30 p.m., $20 Circle … 2016/01/13 Music
1-2016-drum DRUM CIRCLE Thursday January 14, at 7:30 in the sanctuary. All are invited regardless of … 2016/01/13 Drumming, Uncategorized
1-2016-Art Wall Artist Bio – Cliff Lander Cliff has a passion for figurative painting, enjoying the challenge … 2016/01/13 Artistic
1-2016-new-member By Laura Cerier Spotlight on New Members Rebecca and Jim Kennedy Jim and Rebecca Kennedy … 2016/01/13 Blog, New Members
1-2016-Lea President’s Message By Lea MacNider As I write this, we have just celebrated Christmas and are … 2016/01/13 Blog, President’s Message
1-2016-carol-blog Ministerial Musings Rev. Carol Rosine I have preached well over 800 sermons during my time … 2016/01/13 Blog, Ministerial Musings
1-2016-DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber Generations Together “What would a truly multigenerational congregation look like? It would … 2016/01/13 DRE Corner, RE, Spiritual
FUSF’s Annual UUnique Treasures Auction is Underway The FUSF 2015 UUnique Treasures auction is currently underway on the Bidding for Good website. … 2015/11/19 announcements, Bidding For Good, news
Sermon: Bring a Friend to Church Sunday Bring a Friend to Church Sunday “What Do You Say After You Say You’re a … 2015/11/13 Sermons
Sermon: A Service in Honor of the Jewish High Holy Days A Service in Honor of the Jewish High Holy Days September 28, 2014 Rev. Carol … 2015/11/13 Sermons
Sermon: Kindness “Kindness” A Sermon delivered on September 27, 2015 Rev. Carol Rosine   “Kindness” by Naomi … 2015/11/13 Sermons
Sermon: Many Paths “Many Paths” A Sermon preached on October 11, 2015 Rev. Carol Rosine at The First … 2015/11/13 Sermons
Sermon: At the Heart of Creation “At the Heart of Creation” A Sermon preached by the Rev. Carol Rosine October 25, … 2015/11/13 Sermons
Need Bids I just checked our Bidding for Good account….we have 41 items, with a total catalog … 2015/11/08 announcements, Bidding For Good, Fundraiser Events
Wine tasting Fundraiser Nov 18 *Pour Richard’s Wine Tasting Fundraiser will take place Wednesday, Nov 18th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at … 2015/11/08 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Sign Up for Thanksgiving The Sunday before Thanksgiving is the annual FUSF Thanksgiving potluck feast. There are sign up … 2015/11/08 announcements
Movie – 11-9 Monday, November 9 Regal Cinema, Bellingham Bridge of Spies Showtime: 6.55 pm Meet in lobby … 2015/11/08 announcements, Movie Group
Community Supper 11-29 Hello All, FUSF’s night serving the Milford Community Supper is Sunday, November 29 and 10 volunteers are needed to help … 2015/11/08 announcements, Community
Home-Made-11-05-15 The next meeting of Home Made, the FUSF food group is tomorrow evening, Thursday, in … 2015/11/05 announcements, Food Group
Fusf Movie-11-04-15 Movie Matinee Wednesday, November 4th, 1:10- meet in the lobby  by 1:00 The Martian Contact … 2015/11/02 announcements, Movie Group
Nov-2015-President’s Message By Lea MacNider     Our Commitment to Social Action In my October newsletter article, I talked about … 2015/10/30 Blog, President’s Message
Nov 2015 Ministerial Musings Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine   My home church got a reputation of being … 2015/10/30 Blog, Ministerial Musings
Nov-2015-DRE-Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber RE Happenings What a wonderful month we had in the RE wing! … 2015/10/30 Blog, DRE Corner, RE
Halloween Party 10-24 Join us! Family Friendly Halloween Party, Sat, Oct 24th , 5:30-9 p.m. ** Open to FUSF as well … 2015/10/16 announcements, Halloween Party
Food Group *Food Discussion Group. Interested in food? Like to eat? Like to cook? Concerned about food for … 2015/10/16 announcements, Food Group
Job Posting: Lead Childcare Worker FUSF has an immediate need for a responsible child care worker.   The primary duties … 2015/10/09 announcements, RE
Religious Education Forms Here are a few of the commonly-used forms in our RE program. Please click to … 2015/10/08 RE
Turkey Gravy-Food-Pantry Hello All, In fact we need 200 jars or cans of gravy.  That’s right– 200! Once … 2015/10/06 announcements, Community
Bidding For Good GIFT CARD OPPORTUNITY! We are looking for gift cards ($25 and up) that we can … 2015/10/01 announcements, Bidding For Good, Fundraiser Events
Trivia Night 11-08 Fundraising asks you to SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, Nov. 8th is our next TRIVIA NIGHT … 2015/10/01 announcements, Fun, Fundraiser Events, Trivia Night
Talent Service Auction 11-22 Calling all newcomers! Calling all veteran FUSFers! On November 22nd, we will hold our annual … 2015/10/01 Fundraiser Events, Talent Services Auction
DRE Corner* By Aoife Barrington-Haber “42!” As I write this article, the sky above me … 2015/10/01 Blog, DRE Corner
10-15-President’s Message President’s Message By Lea MacNider  Happy October! The annual board retreat was held on Saturday, Sept … 2015/10/01 Blog, President’s Message
10-15-Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine My family started planning early for this summer’s Sandcastle-Building Contest at … 2015/10/01 Blog, Ministerial Musings
Women’s Spirituality-10-04 The Women’s Spirituality Gatherings will begin on the first Sunday in October – October 4 … 2015/10/01 Adult Education, announcements, Women’s Spirituality Gathering
Eldercare Support Group-10-8 Eldercare Support Group Do you have concerns about an elderly family member?  If so, you … 2015/10/01 Eldercare Support group
Closing Racial Divide-11-18 Closing the Racial Divide This 4 week discussion series is based on Debby Irving’s Waking … 2015/10/01 Adult Education, Closing Racial Divide Class
Sermon Seminar A Sermon Seminar is scheduled to begin on the following Thursday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m.: … 2015/09/30 Adult Education, Sermon Seminar
10-24 Golf Tournament Due to rainy weather in the forecast, the FUSF vs. Franklin Federated Church Golf Tournament … 2015/09/30 announcements, Golf Tournament
10-8-Drum-Circle Please attend the first drumming circle of the new church year, led by Jon Weismoore … 2015/09/29 Drumming
10-11 Hike I am offering the next hike at Gilbert Hills State Forest in Foxboro, MA on … 2015/09/29 announcements, Hiking Group
Picture Directory *The FUSF picture directory is underway! Come get your photos taken (individual, couples, families) on … 2015/09/28 announcements
Centered in Compassion *Centered in Compassion, a discussion series in which we’ll take a small step toward creating a … 2015/09/28 Adult Education, announcements
Closing Racial Divide *Closing the Racial Divide, a four session adult ed program led by Rev. Carol Rosine … 2015/09/28 Adult Education, announcements, Social Action
10-6-What’s Next? *New FUSF Group: “What’s Next? – Building a Vision for your Future” Many people in … 2015/09/28 announcements, Transition Group
10-4-Hike *Hike the Blue Hills Reservation on Sun, Oct 4th.  This hike is approximately 3  miles of … 2015/09/28 announcements, Hiking Group
9-29-Movie Group *This month’s FUSF Movie Group’s Pick will be “A Walk in the Woods.” On Tue, Sep 29th, … 2015/09/28 announcements, Movie Group
9-19-Hikes Mark your calendars—TWO different hikes scheduled for this weekend! Saturday, Sept 19 Family-Friendly Hike Blackstone … 2015/09/16 announcements, Hiking Group
Racial Divide Class Closing the Racial Divide Closing the Racial Divide, a four session adult ed program led … 2015/09/15 announcements, RE, Social Action
10-4-New Members New to FUSF? An introduction to Unitarian Universalsim for those who are new to our church, … 2015/09/15 announcements, New Members
Compassion Series Centered in Compassion Series Six Wednesdays in October & November Led by Rev. Carol Rosine … 2015/09/15 announcements, Community
Womensphere Fall Retreat – Womensphere, Sept. 25-27 Womensphere, a sacred circle gathering for women, through the Ballou … 2015/09/15 announcements, Ballou Channing District
Cooperative Religious Education Program Registration YOU’RE INVITED! Children and Youth Religious Education (RE) classes begin Sunday, September 20. We will … 2015/09/15 announcements, RE
Sept 2015 Ministerial Musings Ministerial Musings… Those of you who pre-date our presence on Chestnut Street will remember when … 2015/08/31 Blog, Ministerial Musings
Greater Franklin 350Mass Node/Spectra-fighting strategy meeting THURSDAY! Greater Franklin 350Mass Node/Spectra-fighting strategy meeting THURSDAY! Hi, all, First of all, I want to … 2015/08/31 announcements, Social Action
RE Teachers Needed for 2015-16 Hi again, potential teachers! Perhaps you are saying to yourself, “Those little kids are adorable, … 2015/08/31 announcements, RE
RE Teachers, Assistants Needed RE Teachers and Assistants Needed for Fall 2015 Greetings! If you are considering how to … 2015/08/28 announcements, DRE Corner, RE
FUSF HIKE, Blackstone River Valley bike path, Woonsocket, RI FUSF HIKES Saturday, Aug. 29 Meet at FUSF at 9:30 am to carpool; Meet at … 2015/08/28 announcements, Fun, Hiking Group
6-14-Week in RE 6-14-15 THIS WEEK IN RE TLC Nursery: Paid childcare for babies and toddlers under 3 … 2015/06/11 announcements, news, RE
6-7 Week in RE  THIS WEEK IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) TLC Nursery: Paid childcare for babies and toddlers under … 2015/06/05 announcements, news, RE, Spiritual
6-7-15 Chalice Club Chalice Club. The end-of-the-church-year outing will be held Sun, June 7th at Sweat Beach, Lake Pearl, … 2015/06/05 announcements, Fun, RE
6-21FUSF Hike   Next FUSF Hike: June 21. Where: Noanet Woodlands, Dover. Meet at 9 a.m. at FUSF … 2015/06/05 announcements, Fun, Hiking Group
6-28-Paint Prep Day Painting Preparation Party On June 28, we will be preparing the sanctuary for a long … 2015/06/05 announcements, Community, Fun, Stewardship
6-7-Women’s Spirituality This is our last gathering for this church year. We’re going to end on a … 2015/06/05 announcements, Social Action
6-15 Ministerial Musings Ministerial Musings  By Reverend Carol RosineEmilia Dean was the one who told me that Helen … 2015/06/05 Blog, Ministerial Musings, Spiritual, Stewardship
June DRE Corner By Aoife Barrington-Haber June 7th will be the closing day of our Religious Education year, … 2015/06/05 Blog, DRE Corner, RE
6-15 Doug’s Diatribe By Doug Randall   President’s Report September 2014-June 2015 Dear FUSF, This year I was honored with … 2015/06/05 Blog, Community, Dig Doug’s Diatribe, Leap of Faith, Spiritual
June Member Spotlite The Weismore Family  By Laura Cerier Meet Julie and Jon Weismoore, and their son Chris. … 2015/06/05 Community, New Members, Uncategorized, Welcoming Congregation
June 11 Drum Circle DRUM CIRCLE Drum Circle June 11 at 7 PM until 8:30 PM in the sanctuary. … 2015/06/05 announcements, Artistic, Drumming, Fun, Music, Spiritual
Save June 14 SAVE THE DATE FOR AN END OF THE CHURCH YEAR CELEBRATION! On Sunday, June 14 … 2015/06/05 announcements, Community, Fun, Leap of Faith, New Members, RE
Circle Dinner Circle Dinner Revival!!! Do you remember FUSF Circle Dinners? Circle Dinners was the way many … 2015/06/05 announcements, Fun, Leap of Faith, New Members
Healing Group The Healing Group is Reforming!! About a year ago FUSF had monthly Reiki healing sessions … 2015/06/05 announcements, Fun, Spiritual
6-7-Giveaway June 2015 Plate Giveaway Scouts for Equality is a 501(c)(3) organization composed largely of Boy Scouts … 2015/06/05 Community, Monthly Plate Offering, Social Action, Spiritual
May 30 – FUSF Hiking Group – Blue Skyline Trail Up Buck Hill Attention Hiking Enthusiasts: May 30 Next Hike The next hike of the FUSF Hiking Group … 2015/05/25 announcements, Community, Fun, Hiking Group
Stock Up on Equal Exchange, Fair Trade Coffee Stock Up on Equal Exchange, Fair Trade Coffee Time to stock up on that delicious … 2015/05/25 announcements, Community, Fundraiser Events, Social Action, UU’s Seven Principles
MAY 24, 2015 – THIS WEEK IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION MAY 24, 2015 – THIS WEEK IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) TLC Nursery: Childcare for babies and … 2015/05/23 announcements, Fun, RE, Worship
Annual Meeting May 31 After Worship Service May 31 – Hold Date Open – Annual Meeting After Service Our Annual Meeting will … 2015/05/15 announcements, Community, Stewardship
JUNE 14 – END OF THE CHURCH YEAR CELEBRATION! SAVE THE DATE FOR AN END OF THE CHURCH YEAR CELEBRATION! On Sunday, June 14 … 2015/05/15 announcements, Community, Fun
April 2015 FUSF Newsletter 2015/05/13 Uncategorized
TURNOUT May 14 to Oppose Gas Pipeline TURNOUT May 14 to Oppose Gas Pipeline Hi all,   We really need a BIG … 2015/05/11 announcements, Community, Social Action
Drum Circle May 14, 2015, 7 pm Drum Circle May 14, 2015, 7 pm This is just a reminder that our drum … 2015/05/11 announcements, Artistic, Community, Fun, Music, Spiritual
5-10-15 RE News  THIS WEEK IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) RE Assistant: Cathy Furtado TLC Nursery: Childcare for babies and … 2015/05/08 announcements, Fun, RE
April/May Annual FUSF Art Show   Our Annual Congregational ART Show features the work of 10 of our members. The art … 2015/05/08 announcements, Artistic, Fun
New FUSF Photo Directory New FUSF Photo Directory in the works!!! Join us for some creative & artistic brainstorming! … 2015/05/08 announcements, Community, Leap of Faith, Marketing Team, New Members
Seeking New Graduates Seeking New Graduates for FUSF May 31 Service   Seeking New Graduates If you have … 2015/05/08 announcements, Worship
May 10 – Special Souper Sunday for Mother’s Day Good evening everyone: I hope you all are enjoying summer. It’s about time that winter … 2015/05/08 announcements, Community, Fun, Spiritual, Welcoming Congregation, Worship
FUSF Hiking Group – May 9, 9 a.m. FUSF Hike, May 9 – Borderland State Park, Easton It promises to be a gorgeous, … 2015/05/08 announcements, Community, Fun, Hiking Group
Spectra Atlantic Gas Pipeline Meeting May 11 Fight Spectra Atlantic Gas Pipeline Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 11, at 7:00 PM in … 2015/05/08 announcements, Social Action
May 9 Circle of Friends Coffeehouse Rebecca Loebe, Jesse Terry May 9 Circle of Friends Coffeehouse,  Rebecca Loebe, Jesse Terry, $20, 8 pm On May … 2015/05/06 Artistic, Music
May Plate Giveaway to Siblings Connections May Plate Giveaway to Siblings Connections Sibling Connections (siblingconnections.org) reunites Massachusetts brothers and sisters who have been … 2015/05/06 announcements, Community, Monthly Plate Offering
Book Swap May 3, 2015 Book Swap May 3, 2015 NEXT BOOK SWAP – Sunday May 3 Please mark your … 2015/04/29 announcements, Fun, Fundraiser Events, Worship
May 2015 Spotlight on New Member Marjorie Roemer – New FUSF Member By Laura Cerier Meet Marjorie Roemer, one of FUSF’s … 2015/04/29 New Members
May 2015 DRE Corner Exciting Activities in RE Set for May/June By Aoife Barrington-Haber Holy mackerel! I feel like … 2015/04/29 Blog, RE
May 2015 Ministerial Musings why it was wonderful; why, all at once there were leaves. Leaves at the end … 2015/04/29 Blog, Leap of Faith, New Members, Spiritual
Join Us for A Wine Tasting Fundraiser Our Wine Tastings are one of the ways members can get together outside of services … 2015/04/16 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Spectra Pipeline Meeting April 16 Meeting on Spectra Atlantic Gas Pipeline We got off to a good start at last … 2015/04/11 announcements, Community, news, Social Action
4-12-15 Religious Education Update 4-12-15 This Week in Religious Education THIS WEEK IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) RE Assistant: Cathy … 2015/04/11 announcements, RE
Spring Cleanup April 25 Spring Cleanup April 25 The Annual FUSF Grounds Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 25 from … 2015/04/11 announcements, Community
Memorial Paver Orders Taking Orders for Memorial Pavers The Memorial Garden Team will be taking orders for Memorial … 2015/04/11 announcements, Community, news, Spiritual
Stewardship October 2016 LATE BREAKING NEWS!!!! With recent receipt of some kind and generous donations we … 2015/04/01 announcements, Stewardship
Hiking Group FUSF Hiking Group FUSF has a Hiking Group which schedules regular hikes in and around … 2015/04/01 announcements, Community, Fun, Hiking Group
FUSF Winetasting Fundraiser April 30, 2015 FUSF Winetasting Fundraiser April 30, 2015 Mark your calendars! Thursday, April 30th at 6:30 p.m. … 2015/04/01 announcements, Fun, Fundraiser Events, Music, news
April 12, 2015 – LiveARTS String Quartet The LiveARTS String Quartet at FUSF, April 12, 2015 LiveARTS News Sunday, April 12, 3:30 … 2015/04/01 announcements, Artistic, Community, Fun, Music, news
Drum Circle April 9 DRUM CIRCLE – April 9, 2015 The next drum circle will be Thursday, April 9 … 2015/04/01 announcements, Community, Fun, Music
FUSF Art Show – May – June, 2015 FUSF Art Show May – June 2015 Once again the Aesthetics Team will be hosting … 2015/04/01 announcements, Artistic, Community
April 2, 2015-Maundy Thursday Service A Maundy Thursday Worship led by Rev. Carol Rosine Thursday, April 2nd, 7-8 PM in the … 2015/04/01 announcements, news, Worship
April 2015 Spotlight on New Members The Corey Family By Laura Cerier Meet Jennifer and Joe Corey, and their children Jackson … 2015/04/01 Community, New Members
Rev. Carol Rosine’s Blog – April 2015 In Memorium… Our FUSF community has experienced another devastating loss with the tragic death of … 2015/04/01 Blog, Community, Spiritual
April 2015 RE News April 2015 RE News April 5th: Easter service with mixed-age activity April 12: Classes/ 6-7th … 2015/04/01 announcements, news, RE
April 2015 Plate Giveaway April 2015 Plate Giveaway – The Greater Boston Food Bank The Greater Boston Food Bank’s mission … 2015/04/01 announcements, Community, Monthly Plate Offering, UU’s Seven Principles
Dig Doug’s Diatribe-April-2015 An Extended Family By Doug Randall     As we move from shock to grief, our extended family … 2015/04/01 Blog, Community, Dig Doug’s Diatribe, Spiritual
DRE-Corner-April-2015 Guidance on Explaining Death to Children The death of a beloved community member inevitably spurs many … 2015/04/01 Blog, Community, RE, Spiritual
Seeds of Spirituality Two Places-Spiritual & Physical By Jen Johnson, Guest Columnist This week I found myself in … 2015/04/01 Blog, Community, Spiritual, Welcoming Congregation
Womensphere May 2 Live Happy Igniting Your Passion Saturday Workshop May 2 Womensphere, a sacred circle gathering for women, … 2015/03/27 announcements, Ballou Channing District, Community, Spiritual
SPECTRA ATLANTIC BRIDGE PIPELINE DISCUSSION MEETING SPECTRA ATLANTIC BRIDGE PIPELINE DISCUSSION MEETING Thursday, April 2, 7:30 PM Dean Room, FUSF (accommodates ~20 … 2015/03/23 announcements, Community, Social Action
Call for Advocates for Food Pantry HELP US ADVOCATE for thousands of families impacted by hunger in our state, this Monday morning … 2015/03/21 announcements, Community, Social Action
March Month’s Plate Giveaway Month’s Plate Giveaway for March Sibling Connections (siblingconnections.org) reunites Massachusetts brothers and sisters who have … 2015/03/09 announcements, Community, Monthly Plate Offering
Music Service – Critical Mass March 15, Critical Mass Leads FUSF Annual Music Service   The 2015 Annual Music Service, … 2015/03/09 announcements, Artistic, Fun, Music
FUSF Passover Seder *Please join us for the FUSF Annual Passover Seder on Wed, April 1st at 5:30 … 2015/03/09 announcements, Community, Fun, Special Services
Religious Education (RE) Open House Sunday, March 8 Religious Ed Open House at First Universalist Society in Franklin Looking for a spiritual community … 2015/03/05 announcements, RE
Monthly Plate Giveaway- March 2015 This Month’s Plate Giveaway – Sibling Connections Sibling Connections (siblingconnections.org) reunites Massachusetts brothers and sisters … 2015/03/04 announcements, Monthly Plate Offering
New FUSF Logo FUSF Has New Logo and Merchandise! Order yours now! Get them in time for Ferry … 2015/03/04 announcements, Community, Fun, Fundraiser Events, Marketing Team
Go Meatless March 20 FUSF Green Team Is Going Meatless on March 20 While the U. N. has been … 2015/03/04 announcements, Fun, Social Action, UU’s Seven Principles
Drum Circle Classes DRUM CIRCLE Richard Fields and Jon Weismoore will facilitate drum circles in the sanctuary on … 2015/03/04 announcements, Fun, Music
Visiting Stewards Program Dig Doug’s Diatribe  Visiting Stewards Program By Doug Randall     When you see someone practicing the Way … 2015/03/04 Blog, Dig Doug’s Diatribe, Stewardship
March 2015 – DRE Corner   By Aoife Barrington-Haber I must admit I feel a little bit sheepish after my … 2015/03/04 Blog, Special Services, Spiritual, Uncategorized, Worship
Welcome Newcomers at Services Welcome Newcomers at Services By Laura Cerier, New Membership Coordinator When I was first approached … 2015/03/04 Blog, Community, Welcoming Congregation, Worship
Save the Date May 15-17 for Ferry Beach Retreat Mark Your Calendars: Save May 15-17 for FUSF Ferry Beach Retreat   As the frigid weather … 2015/02/27 announcements, Community, Ferry Beach, Fun, news, Special Services, Spiritual
Wish List for Spirit Play Class Wish List for FUSF Spirit Play Class Our new FUSF Spirit Play classroom needs some … 2015/02/27 announcements, RE
Grades 1-6 FUSF Rainforest Update Visit Faith in Action FUSF Rainforest after Service  Faith in Action, Grades 1-6: Celebrating Rainforests. … 2015/02/27 announcements, Fundraiser Events, RE, Social Action
Cape Wind Rally Feb. 28, 1 p.m. Boston Common Hey, everyone! The Green Committee is heading to Boston for a rally and we want … 2015/02/14 announcements, Community, news, Social Action, UU’s Seven Principles
Grades 7-12 Crisis Earth Bake Sale – Feb. 22, 2015 From Connie Dunn Hello Congregation! I want to thank all of you who contributed to … 2015/02/14 Uncategorized
Day of Mindfulness DAY OF MINDFULNESS – MARCH 7 The Path of Peace Sangha is pleased to announce … 2015/02/09 announcements, Community, Spiritual
2015 Music Service The 2015 Annual Music Service, presented by Critical Mass, is scheduled for Sunday, March 15. … 2015/02/09 announcements, Artistic, Special Services, Worship
Sr. Youth Chocolate Auction It’s baaaackk! The beloved Chocolate Auction is back in swing on February 15, 2015 RIGHT AFTER SERVICE! … 2015/02/07 announcements, Fundraiser Events, RE
Doug’s Diatribe – March 2015  Visiting Stewards Program By Doug Randall     When you see someone practicing the Way of giving, aid … 2015/01/24 Dig Doug’s Diatribe, UU’s Seven Principles, Welcoming Congregation, Worship
Against the gas pipeline? Contact Pres. Obama NOW 2015/01/12 Uncategorized
December 2014–The FUSF Welcoming Team You, my friend, are invited to be part of the FUSF Welcoming Team!  Just think … 2015/01/06 Uncategorized
DRE Corner- March 2015 By Aoife Barrington-Haber I must admit I feel a little bit sheepish after my last … 2015/01/06 Blog, Community, Leap of Faith, RE, Spiritual, UU’s Seven Principles, Worship
Jan 2015-Ministerial Musings January 2015 Ministerial Musings By Reverend Carol Rosine  I have vivid memories of the Cuban … 2015/01/06 Uncategorized
Plate Giveaway – Dec 2014 Monthly Plate Giveaway On the first Sunday each month, the First Universalist Society of Franklin … 2014/12/18 Uncategorized
Ministerial Musings – December 2014 Ministerial Musings By Rev. Carol Rosine December 2014 You, my friend, are invited to be … 2014/12/17 Blog, Leap of Faith, Welcoming Congregation, Worship
Rev. Carol Rosine -December 2014 By Rev. Carol Rosine, Senior Minister NEW YEAR’S SERVICE: JOYS, SORROWS & HOPES During worship … 2014/12/09 announcements, Special Services, Worship
Dig Doug’s Diatribe – November 2014  Doug’s Diatribe By Doug RandallNo Sugar Coating I am sick of asking for money. I am … 2014/12/09 Ballou Channing District, Blog, Dig Doug’s Diatribe, UUA General Assembly
Art Wall ART WALL  Now featuring vivid images from our own award winning  photographer Jake Jacobson on … 2014/12/05 announcements, Artistic
December 2014 Calendar December Calendar Dec. 1  7 p.m, Pathways to Peace, Cook Room Dec. 3  7 p.m. – … 2014/12/04 announcements, Fundraiser Events
Adult Education Programs – December 2014 Three Programs This Busy Holiday Month, December 2014! “Journey Through Two Thousand Years of Unitarian … 2014/12/04 announcements, RE
Trivia Nights at Mickey Cassidy’s NEXT TWO TRIVIA NIGHTS AT MICKEY CASSIDY’S   Jan. 25th and March 1st, Both Sunday … 2014/12/04 announcements, Fundraiser Events
“A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” FUSF Benefit CIRCLE OF FRIENDS PRESENTS “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” TO BENEFIT FUSF December 6th A Charlie Brown … 2014/12/04 Fundraiser Events
Senior Youth Group Senior Youth Group is a social group for High School-aged youth. This is a social … 2014/12/02 RE
Coming of Age Coming of Age Group  In alternate years, 9th and 10th graders work with mentors to deepen … 2014/12/02 RE
Chalice Club Chalice Club is a social group for our youth in fifth and sixth grade. It … 2014/11/26 RE
UU Journey UU Journey is for Youth in Third and Fouth Grade. Led by adult volunteers, youth have … 2014/11/26 RE
RE Fun & Events FUSF RE Events Our FUSF Religious Education program for our children and youth is filled … 2014/11/24 announcements, RE
DRE Corner 11-21-14 COMING UP IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE) – Nov. 21, 2014 – November 23rd: All children … 2014/11/21 announcements, Blog, RE
FUSF at GA _Born This Way Born this way! By Sue Bencuya – Nov. 21, 2014 To be nobody but yourself … 2014/11/21 Blog, UU’s Seven Principles, UUA General Assembly
GA -FUSF Climate Change by Carolyn Barthel DIVESTMENT RESOLUTION VOTE AT 2014 GA by Carolyn Barthel I’ve been a Unitarian Universalist, with … 2014/11/08 Uncategorized
GA – FUSF – Bringing the Message Home Bringing the Message Home at UUA’s General Assembly 2014 By Jerry Rubin Every year Unitarian … 2014/11/08 Uncategorized
DRE Corner – November 2014 November 2014 Get Out and Vote! By Aoife Barrington-Haber Super Tuesday is almost here, and … 2014/11/05 Blog, UU’s Seven Principles
Ministerial Musings-November 2014 By Reverend Carol Rosine The scratch card promised a possibility of $25 off my next … 2014/11/05 Blog
Trivia Nights Are Back! Trivia Nights at Mickey Cassidy’s Are Back! Mark your calendar for the next three trivia … 2014/11/03 Fundraiser Events
November Worship Services November 2 Rev. Carol Rosine A Circle of Memory This is the time of the … 2014/11/03 Worship
Halloween Party, Meetinghouse – Oct. 25, 7 pm 2014/10/14 Uncategorized
FUSF Fundraisers and Events Need Photos and Links, Edited Copy The Fund Raising Team, chaired by Katie Nunes and … 2014/10/11 Fundraiser Events
Sunday Worship–“Gaining Control” Gaining Control–Rev. Carol Rosine Are you bombarded by demands on your time, by feelings of … 2014/10/09 Uncategorized
Contact Us 2014/09/09 Uncategorized
FUSF Welcomes new Director of Religious Education Welcome to Aoife Barrington-Haber, our new Director of Religious Education! Aoife (pronounced OY-fee) has spent … 2014/09/07 announcements, news
Calendar [fullcalendar] 2014/07/11 Uncategorized

We invite you to visit us at First Universalist Society in Franklin

Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. Children and youth religious education 10 a.m.


phone: (508) 528-5348


email: fusf@verizon.net


Our Meetinghouse is located at 262 Chestnut Street, Franklin, MA.


Our mailing address is: PO Box 316, Franklin, MA 02038

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