Entries by Beth Perkins

June Evans’s Obituary & Memorial

June B. Evans June Ellen Brunkow Evans of Tyngsboro, formerly of Westford, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2018 due to pancreatic cancer at age 78. She was the loving wife of Charles C. Evans, who died in 2014, to whom she was married for 55 years. She was the daughter of the late Genieve […]

Grant Follow-Up from RE Committee

In November 2017 the RE Committee applied for a grant offered by First Parish Church United which fit the Church and Outreach theme “Who is MY Neighbor and How Can I/we help? We learned about an opportunity to support a program run by the Lowell Wish called ‘B.I.T.s Bags (Basic Items for Toddlers) whose mission […]

The 43rd Annual Strawberries ‘N Arts Festival

Strawberries ‘N Arts Festival Combines Great Food, Live Music and Professional Crafts in Westford On Saturday, June 16th, the 43rd annual Strawberries ‘N Arts Festival will take place on the Westford Town Common. Sponsored by First Parish Church United, Westford, this traditional event offers the whole family a fun day that includes high quality artwork […]

Declaring Independence

Declaring Independence: Then & Now Reconsidering the promises of the Declaration of Independence: A narrated performance and community conversation What: A forty-minute performance piece in which a narrator and cast bring to life the Declaration of Independence followed by a community conversation and refreshments When: Wednesday 6 June 2018, 7:00 p.m. Where: First Parish Church […]

TJ Harper Worship Service this Sunday, March 11th

Sermon title: The Subtle Gap of Oppression Scripture Reading: Exodus 1: 6-22 (New International Version “NIV”) Hymn 1: Precious Lord, Take My Hand Hymn 2: Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go) Bio: TJ Harper serves as the Massachusetts and Connecticut Conferences’ Associate for Racial Justice Ministries. Previously, TJ operated a nonprofit organization known as […]

News from PruCom

From PruCom – New Building Use Policy Did you know that for Westford to legally incorporate as a Town in 1729 it was required to have a Church and a Minister? That Church was First Parish of Westford and for over 100 years Church and Town were one. Town Meetings were held here in our […]