First Unitarian Society in Newton

This page contains a list of links to PDF versions of the FUSN Newsletter. The newsletter schedule, and article submission deadlines, is available here
  • Read FUSNews for April 19-May 2, 2015

    Publication date: 
    April 15, 2015

    Special collection for Peace Institute, FUSN choir to perform May 17 at Temple Shalom, annual budget drive letter from Erin, Mothers Out Front May 16, Equal Exchange update, From the Board on the Sunday, April 26, congregational meeting, Walk for Hunger May 3, Newcomers potluck May 2, Vespers May 10 [corrected date], Community Breakfast May 17. See the attached nomination form for leadership positions for next year.

  • Read FUSNews for April 5-18, 2015

    Publication date: 
    April 1, 2015

    New to UU retreat April 11; RE-Connections talks including teacher training and expanding OWL to adults, 5th graders; Board of Trustees on the proposed bylaws amendment on membership [text included]; Nominations for developing a leadership team; UU urban ministery Hope Out Loud celebration April 12; FUSN choir in the Newton Arts Festival May 17; UU Mass Action day April 14; Newcomers potluck May 2; Annual Budget Drive has 58% of pledges needed—time to sign your pledge card; Community Breakfast April 12;

  • Read FUSNews for March 22-April 6, 2015

    Publication date: 
    March 18, 2015

    Notes from Erin on signing the book; theme for April is soul; From the Board on hiring a new membership coordinator, next steps after the small group discussions, and bylaw proposals; pledge parties continue; March 29 service on Urban Ministry; Hope Out Loud April 12; nominations; General Assembly delegates; Funtastic Friday March 27; and Community Breakfast April 12.

  • Read FUSNews for March 8-21, 2015

    Publication date: 
    March 5, 2015

    March theme: Redemption; daylight savings time begins; chancel decorating anyone?; Musings on music about fears and consolations; New to UU retreat April 11; Board of Trustees on leadership; Annual Budget Drive—sign up for a pledge party; Service Auction sets record; Youth Coffee House March 7; Mass Action Advocacy Day April 14; FUSN solar workshop March 8; Passover Seder April 3; FUSN Garden Group begins planting; Vespers March 8; and Community Breakfast March 8.

  • Read FUSNews for Feb. 8-21, 2015

    Publication date: 
    February 5, 2015

    Note from the Board on signing up for small, facilitated group discussions; Mozart Requiem Music Sunday, March 22; Board of Trustees on changes; Adult RE criminal justice speakers on Feb. 10 and 24; special collection Feb. 22 to benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Musings on music on the theme of faith; Green Sanctuary accreditation; Coffee house March 7; Feb. 8—community breakfast featuring Chinese food, 9 a.m.; Vespers, was postponed.

  • Read FUSNews for Jan. 25-Feb. 7, 2015

    Publication date: 
    January 21, 2015

    Upcoming services and themes; A Note from Erin on the gift of time; name tags; Dinners for 7; Board of Trustees on answering the question, What Is FUSN?; Re Connections on new Adult RE offerings; Musings on working on the Mozart Requiem; Waking Up White discussion groups; Mardi Gras Services Auction; new Adult RE group on Jewish voices in UUism; Zambia trip dates; Chinese New Year Community breakfast on Feb. 8; and Vespers on Feb. 8.

  • Read FUSNews for Jan. 11-24, 2015

    Publication date: 
    January 8, 2015

    Fun at FUSN evening Jan. 23; monthly newcomers coffee hour; Musings on requiem masses; From the Board on the Jan. 4 congregational meeting; Alternative Gift Fair sets new record; Fabulous FUSN Services Auction Jan. 31; Youth event Feb. 1; Thank UUs; Adult Education offerings; Mental health and the law discussion Jan 18; Dinners for Seven; Vespers and Community Breakfast—both Jan. 11; Passover Seder April 3.

  • Read FUSNews for Dec. 21, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015

    Publication date: 
    December 18, 2014

    Christmas Eve services; Newcomer Coffee Hour; Notes from Erin on Christmas Eve; Saying Goodbye to Meghan; Newcomer (blue) cups; RE Connections on the practice of gratitude; Musings on vocal holiday music; Youth Group Update; Fabulous Service Auction Jan 31; Lay ministers list; Guest at your Table due Dec. 21; Both Vespers and Community Breakfast Jan. 11.

  • Read FUSNews for Dec. 7-20, 2014

    Publication date: 
    December 3, 2014

    Special collection Dec. 7 for Partakers; Guest at Your Table Dec. 21; Notes from Meghan on this busy season; lunch with Erin and Meghan Dec. 10; from the Board comments about the Nov. 23 congregational meeting; 50 years after Selma and the UUA’s Living Legacy project; Homebound Holiday project; Healthy Baby, Healthy Child; Musings: Keep Calm and Sing Christmas Songs; FUSN Holiday Fair Dec. 6; Alternative Gift Fair, Dec. 14; Christmas Eve services; Community Breakfast Dec. 14. [Vespers cancelled this month.]

  • Read FUSNews for Nov. 23-Dec 6, 2014

    Publication date: 
    November 19, 2014

    Sunday and Christmas services; Guest at Your Table envelopes; From the Board on the Next Steps Weekend; lunch with Erin and Meghan Dec. 10; Re-Connections on fear of missing out; holiday donations needed; Upcoming music events; FUSN Holiday Fair Dec. 6; Christmas trees for sale; Vespers and Community Breakfast Dec. 14.

Upcoming Services

April 26, 2015 - 10:15am
May 3, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Lee Barker
May 10, 2015 - 10:15am