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Meet the candidate for our next minister!

First Parish Malden is elated to announce, Otto O’Connor as our chosen candidate for settled minister. Unitarian Universalists choose, or “call,” their own clergy leaders through a two-year search and settlement process. The Ministerial Search Committee members were thrilled to recommend Otto as the next permanent minister for the church. Otto’s call to permanent, or “settled,” … Continued

Black Lives Matter to FP Malden

This summer, our congregation voted to put up a “Black Lives Matter” sign to take a stance for racial justice in our community. We are joining about 150 Unitarian Universalist churches across the country, including in nearby Medford and Arlington, who have put up BLM signs to publicly show we are allies of the Movement for Black … Continued

Our Rainbow Flag was Vandalized

Last night, we discovered that someone vandalized the rainbow flag we display on First Parish’s front lawn, which  shows that we are an LGBTQ Welcoming congregation. There are multiple stab marks as well as a long slash. We filed a police report, and will replace the damaged flag as soon as possible. I know that … Continued

Diaper Drive

Over 5000 diapers were generously donated through First Parish’s November Diaper Drive! Members collected diapers and wipes to benefit the families served by Housing Families in Malden at the Charles Street Stop & Shop all day on Saturday, November 21st. Shoppers were asked to purchase diapers and wipes or drop off donations. Did you know that the leading cause … Continued