Welcome

Welcome to First Religious Society, a place where you will be welcomed regardless of your age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. A place where you can grow spiritually, morally and intellectually.

Welcome

Welcome to First Religious Society, a place where you will be welcomed regardless of your age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. A place where you can grow spiritually, morally and intellectually.

Welcome

Welcome to First Religious Society, a place where you will be welcomed regardless of your age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. A place where you can grow spiritually, morally and intellectually.

Welcome

Welcome to First Religious Society, a place where you will be welcomed regardless of your age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. A place where you can grow spiritually, morally and intellectually.

Welcome

Welcome to First Religious Society, a place where you will be welcomed regardless of your age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. A place where you can grow spiritually, morally and intellectually.

February Theme: Grief

Annual Ministry Theme: Peace

SUNDAY, February 12, 2023

The Many Faces of Grief

SERVICE STARTS 10:30am
In the Sanctuary and on YouTube

 

Sunday, February 12, 2023
The Many Faces of Grief

10:30am in the Sanctuary and on YouTube

Reverend Rebecca and members of the Pastoral Care Associates Team will be exploring different aspects of grief by sharing their personal experiences. We will look at unnamed, less understood, and long-term grief.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Listen to the Morning Show hosted by Mary Jacobson, which features a discussion with Rev. Rebecca and other local clergy. This show focus on the resettlement of Afghan families in the local area.

Click here to listen!

 

 

Reverend Rebecca looks ahead to worship in 2022-2023. Click below to hear her message!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Latest News & Events

Exploring Elderhood Together

Exploring Elderhood Together

Spirituality and Aging Thursday, February 16, 1-2:30pm on Zoom Why is elderhood an especially potent time to attend to one’s spiritual life? Is there a purpose to this particular time of life, as has been believed by other cultures? Why might one think about adopting...

2023 Daily Muse Discounted to $10.00

The Daily Muse is a collection of 365 inspirational quotes—one for each day of the year—packaged as a standing flip-book calendar for easy display. Quotes were solicited from the congregation, resulting in a strong mix of quotes representing a diversity of people:...

The Jean C. Wilson Music Series 2023

The Jean C. Wilson Music Series 2023

Dear music-loving friends, In the beginning, the First Religious Society’s chamber music series was designed to be a relief from the dark and grinding New England winter, a time when there was little music being presented in Newburyport. For many years now under the...

Green Team (formerly known as CAP) Monthly Meeting

Green Team (formerly known as CAP) Monthly Meeting

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm via Zoom. At our January meeting of the FRS Climate Action Project, better known as CAP, we chose to rename ourselves the Green Team. We also adopted Lance Hidy’s Climate Justice image as our logo. Why the name change...

Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO) February 14th Gathering

Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO) February 14th Gathering

Tuesday, February 14 at 12pm, Loretta, 15 Pleasant St., Newburyport The Officer of the Day is Ray Wilson, 603-702-0248 or email skypastures@gmail.com. Reservations are not required this time, but please bring small bills to cover your share of the tab.  "I scorch the...

Monthly Animal Loss Support Group

Monthly Animal Loss Support Group

Monthly Animal Bereavement Support Group When: Second Sunday of the month from 12-1pm If you have ever had to say farewell to a beloved animal companion, then you have known the heartache and grief that follows such a loss. Yet as a society, we don’t recognize,...

Short Story Group: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month

Short Story Group: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month

  When: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from noon-1pm in the Lower Meeting House.    The short story group focuses on reading and discussing anthologies. We are currently reading the anthology, The Art of the Story   We will be reading the next two stories in...

Friday Book Group

Friday Book Group

When: Fridays from 10-11:30am, Lower Meeting House, Room A and on Zoom We meet weekly and read both fiction and non-fiction books chosen by the participants. Each book is read and discussed over a period of several meetings, with the reading for each determined by the...

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