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First Parish has chosen Rev. Anne Mason as our candidate for settled minister. Learn more about Anne and her candidating week here.
Thursday Afternoon Meditation Group PDF Print E-mail
The First Parish Thursday Afternoon Meditation Group meets in the Parlor every Thursday (except holidays) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Anyone who is interested is welcome. This is a drop-in group. No long-term commitment is required; just come on the days when your schedule permits. The format includes quiet meditation for 30 minutes, followed by a brief reading by a group member and time for conversation. 
The group has an informal leadership style. There is no assigned facilitator who sets up the chalice, times the meditation, and brings a reading. Instead, those who arrive at 4:00 take responsibility for facilitating the gathering. Members bring short readings (requiring no more than three minutes), and one is chosen for the day. If no one brings a reading, there are books available so an impromptu passage can be found by those present.
Please join us for a time of silence and contemplative conversation. Meditation will begin at 4:00, but if you arrive a bit late, just slip in quietly and find a place to sit.