Now in its 272nd year, First Parish Universalist Church is a liberal religious congregation that has evolved out of a fascinating religious history. First Parish Universalist Church is a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association.


Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Saturday, December 24, 9:00 PM

Join us for a celebration to welcome Christmas!! We will share Bible lessons, carols, and a message about peace, hope, and love. This traditional service will culminate in our annual candle lighting ritual and a Christmas blessing.


After a yearlong ministerial search, on May 22, 2016, First Parish held a special business meeting and the congregation unanimously voted to call Rev. Sarah Napoline as its new settled minister, an invitation Rev. Napoline happily accepted. We invite you to click here to learn more about our new minister.


Our Mission Statement
We, the people of the First Parish Universalist Church of Stoughton, Massachusetts, gather to create a community which encourages the lifelong journey toward personal and spiritual growth. We accept, respect, and celebrate one another’s individuality, together with the common spirit of life which connects us all. Through our sharing and worship together, we hope to find peace and strength for daily living. We strive to make our faith come alive through service to others and care of the earth.