Statement from the Greater Leominster Interfaith Clergy

From the Members of the Greater Leominster Interfaith Clergy

Thanksgiving, November, 2016


To the people of the Greater Leominster area,


At this time in our nation’s history, we, people of faith feel obligated to speak out in  A united voice, in respect for all people regardless of race, … read more.

Conversation series surrounding mental illness

Community Conversations with Alternatives
Join us for a mental health conversation series that will break down myths surrounding mental illness and promote better understanding of issues impacting young adults such as suicide and substance abuse.


October 23, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Faith Lutheran Church, 627 Green Street, Gardner, MA
October … read more.

Ministerial Musings October 2016

I have always been intrigued how history and transition can come together. Some people find history boring or not relevant to our everyday life, but I am not one . When I came to First Church UU in Leominster the congregation was celebrat-ing its … read more.

Sentinel and Enterprise article about Concert Across America

Church concert to honor gun-violence victims
By Peter Jasinski, pjasinski

UPDATED:   09/17/2016 06:32:18 AM EDT


LEOMINSTER — It’s because of statistics such as the 90 people dying from gun violence every day in America, or the roughly 455,000 victims of gun violence every year, that parishioners … read more.

Ministerial Musings September 2016

We begin another church year, my 24th anniversary as your 24th minister begins
this month and so does my entering into my 25th year here. It is with anticipation,
gratefulness and sadness that I write this column to say I will be retiring on January
… read more.

Orlando Shooting Vigil

First Church along with the 15 West Teen Coffeehouse organized a vigil to remember the victims and families of those affected by the shootings in Orlando.  An article in the Leominster Champion describes the vigil and speakers.

Ministerial Musings

As we approach another summer break, I want to reflect on some of the projects and things we have accomplished this year and to think about the summer break.

We have spent most of the year revising the mission, vision statement. A committee … read more.