NOTE: The Zoom registration link on this page was updated on March 13. Dear Western Friends, Grace and peace to you all in the midst of this Lent.  I write you on behalf of the Session with news and updates as we respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. As we all know, much is still unknown about the virus, but weRead More →


Worship This Sunday: March 22 and following We will be worshipping together via livestream, in order to practice social distancing and care for our larger community. Register for the Zoom (video or phone) livestream. We now have a recurring webinar setup, so you only need to register once but will receive a weekly reminder email with the link and phoneRead More →

The Coming of the Light

It’s no accident that Advent is a celebration of the coming of Light into the darkest time of year in the northern hemisphere, or in a season when we see social needs all around us, or when we wonder how we’re going to get along with a certain person in our lives yet another year.  Advent coincides with a timeRead More →

Sunday, January 29, 12 pm After worship, the Session calls us to gather to do the business of the church and to commit to ministry together. We will hear more about the Action Plan developing out of the Discerning Our Faithful Future process. Childcare and children’s activities are available. A suggested donation for lunch is $10 or $25 per family. DownloadRead More →

This Sunday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 20,  Harvard Professor Emeritus David Little returns to lead the Free Inquiry adult ed class.  David will discuss topics from his latest book, “Essays on Religion and Human Rights: Ground to Stand On.”  You can find (and read) excerpts from the book below.  Class begins at 9:45am in upstairs conference room #216, andRead More →