Author: Fran Clancy

Membership Notes

What do you want to nurture at FUUSN next fall?

On Monday evening, FUUSN’s rebooted member services committee met for the first time, with a mix of returning and new members, and a broadened scope of membership for this congregation. I left the meeting energized and … read more.


FUUSN Meditation

Wednesday, June 15, is the final meditation session on the current congregational calendar. 

Join us, June 15, at 1:00 pm for FUUSN’s practice meditation session. Amanda Graff, Suzanne Buchko, Mark Leicester, Wendy Schwartz and an occasional guest alternate as leaders. 

We’ll have … read more.

Vespers Schedule

FUUSN VESPERS: Join us for music, readings, and conversation. Pre-service music begins around 5:45 pm; wear headphones for best sound.
Vespers – 6:00 – 6:30 pm

Anne Watson-Born (she/her) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Vespers Spring 2022

Join Zoom … read more.

Annual Meeting


FUUSN’s annual meeting will be held this Sunday at 11:45 am. The meeting will be hybrid—in-person in the Parish Hall and via zoom. You will be able to vote on all matters whether you are attending in-person or via zoom.

The zoom link:

Topic: Annual … read more.

Social Action Committee Update

Before the COVID pandemic the Social Action Committee [SAC] held monthly in-person meetings over a light lunch after Sunday Service. Typically 20-30 FUUSN members attended [over 80 people are on the SAC e-mail list]; often more congregants came if a speaker was scheduled.

Social action activities … read more.

Warrant for Annual Meeting

Warrant for Annual Meeting
of the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton

Sunday June 12, 2022, at 11:45 am

Notice is hereby given to all members of the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton that the Annual Meeting of the Society will be held in person and … read more.

Board of Trustees

Dear Beloved Community,

Members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) met this past week to discuss and reflect upon the removal of pictures of former FUUSN ministers and the congregation’s response, and to identify specific recommendations for next steps. We are writing to share our recommendations, … read more.

Thank You

Many, many thanks to all those who helped make our May 22nd celebration of Erin’s ministry such a success! Thanks to all who attended—it wouldn’t have been a celebration without you!!

Special thanks to those who helped with organizing, preparing food, setting up, and cleaning up. … read more.

FUUSN’s New Interim Minister

The IM Search Committee, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, is delighted to report that FUUSN has a new Interim Minister, the Rev. Parisa Parsa, who will be joining us on August 1.

We believe Rev. Parisa has just the right set of skills and … read more.