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This Month in Adult Programs

Our Adult Programs, ongoing groups and special events, offer many opportunities for educational and spiritual exploration. Contact Lillian Anderson at

Check out our Adult Program Special Events—running for a limited time!

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And don't forget about our list of ongoing adult programs. We offer a wide variety of adult programs that provide opportunities for learning and getting to know other church members. For many, the adult programs are a substantial part of their First Church experience.

Ongoing Adult Programs

FCB Sangha

Mondays, 7:30pm, Online

Contact: James Hencke James Hencke

In meditation practice, we find that by developing our awareness and compassion, we can open ourselves, relax into situations, and enjoy life more completely!

FC Garden Group

1st Thursdays, 4pm, Online and in person

Contact: Jess Hausman

Learn tips from fellow gardeners

FCB History Group with John Howe

1st Thursdays, 7:30pm, Online

Contact: John Howe

Engaging discussions about aspects of our FC history

UU Belmont Alliance

2nd Thursdays, 11am, online

Contact: Miriam Baker

Sept. 14: Downing Cless - FC Actions on the Climate Crisis

Oct. 12: Lanier Smythe - Trekking/Visiting England

Nov. 9: Bert and Louise Halstead - Adventures in Chile

Dec. 14: John Howe - “The Boston Religion”

Saturday Film discussion with Nate Sellers

2nd Saturdays, 8pm, Online

Contact: Lillian Anderson

Short films will be this year’s focus.

Films with BIPOC focus discussion group

3rd Saturdays, 7:30pm, Online

Contact: Eva Patalas

Watch the films on your own and come for discussion.

Sept. 23 - Little Big Man (1970)

Oct. 21 - Watermelon Man (1970)

Nov. 18 - Smoke Signals (1998)

Dec. 16 - Sorry to Bother You (2018)

First Church Book Group

4th Wednesdays, 7:30pm, Online

Contact: Christine O’Neill

The book group is open and does not require commitment to attend meetings.

Sept. 27 - South to America by Imani Perry

Oct. 25 - Search: A Novel by Michelle Huneven

Nov. 29 - Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Dec. 27 - Poetry by Robert Frost

Science and Spirituality

3rd or 4th Thursdays, 7:30pm, Online

Contact: Kirk Israel Kirk Is

Sept. 28 - The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick

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