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 morning.

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

July 5      Favorite Poems. Bring a favorite poem to share. Led by Tom Rourk
July 12    Concord River Canoe excursion. Fabulous "Church on the River" event. Be part of the FRS Flotilla, down by the riverside. Note: 9am from Bedford Boat Landing. 
July 19   Joe Sheedy and Woody Widrick
July 26   Jenn  Stevens
August 2  Environmental Action Committee (EAC) and Rosalie Anders. Divestment of fossil fuel holdings
August 9  Claude Von Roesgen.  Solar and renewable energy
August 16  Kim Kastens.  Religion and Human Nature.
August 23 Asia Forcucci returns to lead a Summer Service
August 30 Diane Miller, "Blessing of the Animals." Bring your animal safely constrained, ready for a warm blessing. A time to appreciate all beings, pets,  and the interdependent web of life.
Sept. 6   Pancake Breakfast in Union Hall. A warm welcome on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, pancakes with all the fixings. 10-11am.  Volunteer pancake flippers much appreciated.
Sept. 13 Services resume in the Sanctuary and Religious-Education begins the Moral Tales curriculum.
 Click on the Worship tab for more information about these services.
Our weekly newsletter, the Meetinghouse Messenger, is now available as a PDF here at Weekly Newsletters.  If you would like to be on the mailing list, send your email address to frs@uucarlisle.org.