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.
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,
“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
June 4, 2017 Dear First Parish community, We are writing with sad news to share. Our beloved Rev. Dr. Ron Sloan, previous pastor of our church, passed away peacefully last evening in the presence of his family. As she was
We are writing with a special thanks to all of the members and friends who gathered last Saturday, June 3rd, for the opening business meeting of First Parish for this 2017 summer season! We won’t begin worship officially until Sunday, June 18th. But
Sunday, November 13, 2016 Dear Beloved Truro Friends, It’s been some time since we’ve seen one another, and I’m missing you all. This summer was such a joy. I miss our voices rising together in prayer and in song, but
The First Parish of Truro, United Church of Christ, has welcomed Revs. Chad and Anastasia Kidd as the church’s co-pastors, starting in the summer of 2016. The Revs. Kidd come to Truro from Boston, and are no strangers to the