Welcome to First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church

Serving Duxbury, Marshfield, Pembroke and surrounding communities
Weekly Services Sundays at 10:30am

We are a vibrant, loving congregation guided by Unitarian Universalist principles and traditions. We nurture and encourage individual spirituality through learning, exploration, and service.

First Time Visitor?

We’re so glad you’re planning to join us!  Here are a few things you can expect for your first visit…



Explore your faith, your beliefs, and your spirituality.

Life is a journey, let’s learn together along the way…


Be Yourself

Be Yourself

You can be yourself within our community.

We are a welcoming congregation, respecting all beliefs…


Make a Difference

Make a Difference

Together we make a difference.

Join us in our movement to make the world better for all…


Greetings from Our Minister

I hope that what you find here will encourage you to visit us for Sunday services and to participate in the life of this warm and vibrant faith community.

May you discover here the spiritual home you have been seeking. Blessings on your journey at First Parish Church!

Reverend Catherine Cullen

Rev. Catherine Cullen

News & Events

February is Small Group Ministry Month


All members and friends will have the opportunity to sign up and or re-commit to small groups.  We have openings in many groups and the opportunity to start a new group or two! Visit the Small Group sign-up table after church any Sunday this month, or contact one of the Steering Committee members, David Murphy, Mary Langer, Cindy Ladd Fiorini and Rev. Cullen.

We’ve got a brand new Parenting Blog

parenting blog

Visit Think Sacred: Guide. Inspire. Play  by our very own church member Jen Shattuck.

Don’t miss the Alliance Potluck Feb. 18th

UU potluck dinner

Feb. 18th 12:00 noon in the Parlor.

Everyone is invited to gather for a potluck luncheon and social at 12pm on Thursday the 18th.  Look forward to seeing you there!

Join us for our Service Auction Feb. 27th


February 27th, Starts at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:30.

Come and enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by our own in-house gourmet chefs and bid on some exciting services and items!  Tickets $10 available at coffee hour or call the church office.  This bi-annual event is always a fun evening.


Sunday, February 7th @ 10:30am --- “What gets in the way of Love?” -- The church-wide theme for this month is "Love-“. Let's explore this theme of "love" together in our beloved community. (Service will be in the hall) We will be joined by the famous FPC musicians for some foot tapping music on the theme!! ...

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January 31st @ 10:30am -- "Swapping Pulpits!" -- Longtime UU minister, Rev. Jan Knost, who is the current Interim Minister at the UU Congregation of South County, RI, will preach in our pulpit. Our Rev. Catherine Cullen will be preaching at South County, where she was interim minister before she joined us 12 years ago. The Rhode Island church celebrates its 25th year. Come help us make Rev. Knost feel welcome! ...

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Sunday, January 24th @ 10:30am --“Escalating Inequality: A Personal and Pastoral Reflection” -- Rev. Catherine Cullen will be joined by author and activist Chuck Collins, who will discuss the impact of inequality on all that we cherish –and the path forward to an economy that works for everyone. (SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR HEADSTART) ...

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Jr. & Sr. Choir
February 7, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
February 7, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Buddhist Meditation
February 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Parlor
February 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bible Workbench
February 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Chapel

Amazing things happen when we get together.