Welcome to The First Religious Society in Carlisle

Welcome! We are a Unitarian Universalist Church, a Welcoming Congregation, located across from the Common in the center of Carlisle, Massachusetts. The First Religious Society is a place of worship and fellowship dedicated to serving the spiritual and religious needs of all who choose to walk with us. We are active in serving the community and reaching out globally to those in need. We invite you to our worship services and religious education classes at 10 o'clock on Sunday mornings.

Our Mission Statement
"We are a welcoming inclusive  community, striving to make the world a better place, now and for future generations. We are dedicated to service, education and social action. We care for each other and foster personal and spiritual growth."
Please click "Worship" for information about services.
What's New


The Boxwood Tree workshop has moved from Saturday November 29 to Saturday November 22 in Union Hall. 


FRS Holiday Greens Sale and Crafts Fair December 6


Our annual Holiday Greens Sale and Craft Fair will be held in Union Hall on Saturday, December 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured will be decorated boxwood trees and rings, and decorated wreaths will be hanging from the rafters. Come early to make your selection. There will also be delicious, festive Christmas and seasonal foods for your holiday giving, along with undecorated wreaths, lovely bows and kits for Gingerbread Houses. Photos with Santa are free, so bring the family. Be sure to bid on the fantastic raffle items!  The Crafts sale will include many local and international items. The Holiday Cafe will be open and there will be seasonal music by the Savoyards. Admission free. Handicapped accessible. (Questions: call 1-978-369-5180.)


Our weekly e-newsletter, the Meetinghouse Messenger, is now available as a pdf. Go to the menu on the left  and click "weekly e-newsletters".  If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive the Meetinghouse Messenger, send your email address to frs@uucarlisle.org.