First Parish Truro’s bell was rung for 5 minutes in solidarity with the national memorial of Covid-19 deaths.
Pastoral Response to 1-6-21 Capitol Mob Terror
As your pastors, we write to join you in our common grief, acknowledging how hard this is. As we all watch in shock at the abhorrent behavior of some, may we attempt to muster all the might we can to remember the goodness in the many.
Blessing of the Animals – August 9th, 2020
Join us for our annual Blessing of the Animals service! And provide a picture of a beloved pet from your past or present.
Around the Building Updates
July 12, 2020 Though we are still socially distancing through this summer, our building is being cared for in our absence! We are grateful to our members and friends who are looking after it, and for the work they’re doing
A Pastoral Response to #Black Lives Matter
The #BlackLivesMatter human rights movement arose on social media in 2013 after the killer of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was acquitted in Florida. It gained exposure in the street demonstrations that followed the 2014 deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO,
Summer 2020 Moves to Virtual Worship to Heed Covid-19 Concern
As anyone who attends First Parish knows, our congregation takes seriously the concerns of the day. We pray about current events and strategize how to be allies to the vulnerable. Our preachers interpret the scriptures with an eye toward ethical
A Pastoral Response to Charlottesville, 8/12/17
“On Saturday, white supremacists violently attacked protesters marching against them in Charlottesville. A 20-year-old man, James Alex Fields Jr., allegedly rammed his car into a crowd of people, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring at least 19 others. Two state
Kindred Irish Band Concert, 4pm Sunday, August 20, 2017
On Sunday afternoon, August 20th, 2017, First Parish Truro will welcome Kindred, an Irish music band that has been performing together for more than a decade all over the country. From Annie’s lead guitar and vocals to the strong harmonies
Blessing of the Animals Service – Saturday, August 19th, 2017, at 10am
The First Parish of Truro, United Church of Christ, will hold its annual “Blessing of the Animals” service at 10am on Saturday, August 19th. This service has become a popular destination each year for animal lovers from around the Outer
Church Yard Sale – Sat. August 12, 2017
We are pleased to once again hold our 2017 First Parish church yard sale, a summer tradition in the Truro community for many years. The event will take place on Saturday, August 12th, from 9am until noon. Please join us! All