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 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.

  • Read FUSNews for Nov. 9-22, 2014

    Publication date: 
    November 8, 2014

    Notes from Erin on Vespers; Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20; Note from the board chair on the stewardship consultant visit; Note from the Board by Gregg DiBiaso; Lunch with Erin and Meghan Nov. 13; FUSN Holiday Fair needs volunteers; Musings on Music Sunday Nov. 16; Folk Festival benefit at FUSN Nov. 22; Project Zambia celebration Nov. 23; Guest at your Table envelopes; Christmas trees arrive Dec. 2; Vespers and Community Breakfast—both Nov 9.

  • Read FUSNews for Oct. 26-Nov. 8, 2014

    Publication date: 
    October 22, 2014

    Notes from Erin on Anne Bancroft’s installation, Sunday services, Coffee Hour expansion, register for Interfaith stained glass tour, From the Board on getting energized, Nov. 2 Artitudes benefit, Re-connections on getting together, looking for readers, green events at FUSN, Dinners for 7, Waking Up White author to speak at FUSN Nov. 1, Connections on UUs for Justice trip to Middle East, donations for Ecclesia Ministries, FUSN bridge group new members, Community Breakfast Nov. 9; Vespers Nov. 9.

  • Read FUSNews for Oct. 12-25, 2015

    Publication date: 
    October 8, 2014

    Lunch with Erin and Megan Oct. 15; Wheel of Life service Oct. 26; Notes from Meghan on Chalice Circle Convenant groups, Dinners for 7, soup lunch with the ministers; FUSN Garden Project update; Preservation committee on interfaith tour of houses of worship Nov. 9; From the Board on our culture of leadership; Musings on the worship arts ensembles at FUSN; Youth Group begins; staff office hours; Community breakfast and Vespers, both Nov. 9.

  • Read FUSNews for September 28, 2014

    Publication date: 
    September 25, 2014

    Note from Erin on becoming a signed member of FUSN; lunch with Erin and Meghan Oct. 15; From the Board on leadership as spiritual practice; Reconnection through religious education; congregational vote Oct. 5 on green sanctuary; report on the People’s Climate March; Green Sanctuary event Sept. 28; Adult RE Criminal Justice Series begins Oct. 14; Community Breakfast Oct. 5; newcomer potluck Oct. 18; Vespers Oct. 5.

  • FUSNews Sept 14-27, 2014

    Publication date: 
    September 10, 2014

    Notes from Meghan on strengthening connections; contribute to the Wheel of Life service; from the Board on intercultural competency; Adult RE sessions; Food Bank on Sept. 20; Musings on our singing congregation; lay ministers; Triple Helix benefit concert Oct. 18; Community Breakfast Oct. 5; Join Bike4Life Sept 13; Vespers Sept. 14, Oct. 5. Also see the Ferry Beach registration form.


Upcoming Services

February 1, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Erin Splaine
February 8, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Marta Flanagan
February 15, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Rebecca Hinds