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Welcome, Rejoice & Come In

Welcome to First Parish Church! Whether  a guest, friend or member, you are warmly invited to step into our freshly-painted historic building in the center of Beverly. You will find a congregation rejoicing in a diversity of personal spiritual journeys, an outstanding music program, and a nurturing environment for all lifestyles. We seek to lift each others’ spirits through a strong sense of community, caring fellowship, rich educational opportunities for all ages, as well as service outreach.  Come and see what First Parish has to offer. We look forward to seeing you this Sunday!

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Book about FPC

Tales from Beverly’s Attic – A Celebration of the first 350 Years of the First Parish and Church in Beverly Mass 1667-2017″

by Charles Wainwright

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“Tales from Beverly’s Attic” examines First Parish Church history from John Hale’s conservative Puritan Church of 1667 to the present. Includes historical narratives, early Church records, and contemporary accounts of ministers and members.

Proceeds from sale of the book go toward the 350th anniversary celebration of FPC. Book available at: Cabot Street Books and Cards.  Or at:  Create Space

Wayside Quotes

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The further society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it.
- George Orwell
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sermons

  • Summer Service

    Sun Aug 20, 2017

    Today’s service will be led by First Parish’s Board members. We’ll meet at the usual time – 10 am – outdoors at Dane Street beach on Lothrop Street, in the shade of the trees at the south end of the park (between Ives St. and Ocean St.). Feel free to bring a beach chair or a blanket, or just yourself. In the event of rain, find us in our usual location at 225 Cabot Street. Our outdoor services continue through July and August, September 3 and September 10.

     

  • Summer Service

    Sun Aug 27, 2017

    We’ll meet at the usual time – 10 am – outdoors at Dane Street beach on Lothrop Street, in the shade of the trees at the south end of the park (between Ives St. and Ocean St.). Feel free to bring a beach chair or a blanket, or just yourself. In the event of rain, find us in our usual location at 225 Cabot Street. Our outdoor services continue through July and August, September 3 and September 10.

  • Summer Service

    Sun Sep 3, 2017

    Today’s service will be led by the Social Action Committee. We’ll meet at the usual time – 10 am – outdoors at Dane Street beach on Lothrop Street, in the shade of the trees at the south end of the park (between Ives St. and Ocean St.). Feel free to bring a beach chair or a blanket, or just yourself. In the event of rain, find us in our usual location at 225 Cabot Street. Our outdoor services continue through July and August, September 3 and September 10.

  • Summer Service

    Sun Sep 10, 2017

    We’ll meet at the usual time – 10 am – outdoors at Dane Street beach on Lothrop Street, in the shade of the trees at the south end of the park (between Ives St. and Ocean St.). Feel free to bring a beach chair or a blanket, or just yourself. In the event of rain, find us in our usual location at 225 Cabot Street. Our outdoor services continue through July and August, September 3 and September 10.

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We invite you to consider using our space


for meetings, lectures, musical performances, weddings, memorials and other occasions. Our sanctuary space with its outstanding accoustics, accommodating 300 comfortably, is especially well suited for music. The first floor is accessible with a ramp leading to the rear entrance and a restroom adjacent to it.
Downstairs, Hale Hall is an excellent place for coffee-house style music, lectures, workshops, showers and other receptions. There are tables and chairs, with comfortable seating in the 60-100 person range, movable partitions a full kitchen and restrooms.
Combined Rental Rules and Application
Wedding Letter, Fees & Application

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First Parish Church

225 Cabot St

Beverly, MA 01915

978-922-3968

Office Hours: Mon 8:00 - 11:00 am & Tue-Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

office@firstparishbeverly.org

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