Panera Dining for Dollars

July 14, 2023 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Enjoy a delicious dinner and fun evening at Derry’s Panera Bread and help put the church at the same time! Panera will generously donate 20% of everything you order on Friday, July 14 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Just dine in — along with other parishioners! — or use the drive-through and tell them you’re […]

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Jazz Jam

May 21, 2023 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Come play, sing, or listen at this fun, critic-free open-mic jam session

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2nd Annual Spring Fling

May 20, 2023 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Have fun at the First Parish Spring Fling!

Get out and enjoy Spring with this fun family event! Around and inside First Parish Church’s historic East Derry campus you’ll find: a huge Yard Sale,  creative Vendors & Crafters, fun Children’s Crafts and Activities, Food, Music, and More! Crafters and vendors, get in on this great opportunity while spaces are still available. A table […]

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Breakfast with Santa!

December 3, 2022 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa! Great food, selfies, crafts, games, raffles, and more. All to benefit the historic preservation of the 1769 Meetinghouse at First Parish.

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Life, Death, Resurrection Lenten Collages for All Ages!

February 26, 2022 – April 20, 2022

Life, Death, Resurrection Collages for All Ages! The Christian Education Board has loved inviting the ENTIRE Congregation to join in making collective and reflective masterpieces for the Lenten season. This year, inspired by the Gospel  of John, we are looking for artwork that resemble symbols of Water (Life), Candle (Death), and Sunrise (Resurrection). We are […]

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Ash Wednesday Guide For Parents & Video

February 26, 2022 – March 6, 2022

Click on this link to view document and activity instructions: ASH WEDNESDAY ACTIVITY & GUIDE FOR PARENTS Combined All supplies will be given to families on February 27th after CCEP classes, will be available in the office during the week of Ash Wednesday (March 1st – March 6th) and on Ash Wednesday during the receiving […]

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FPC CCEP Christmas Special 2021

December 23, 2021 – January 15, 2022

We hope you enjoy this year’s virtual Christmas special that features our CCEP students’ voices from near and far set to animated characters. Their faces and names were not used so as to protect their identity. A HUGE thank you to all of students and volunteers for their hard work during this holiday season as […]

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Advent Story Trail Guide – UPDATED!

December 4, 2021 – December 28, 2021

“Wonder as you Wander,” Advent Story Trail and Enrichment Guide Download the guide here You may have seen or maybe you’ve visited a “Live Nativity,” “Stations of the Cross,” or some similar type of “walk-through” learning experience. The “Advent Bible Story Trail” is a similar type of “journey” through a story — and one that […]

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Advent Workshop

December 5, 2021 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  Advent is the time to prepare our hearts for the birth of Jesus Christ. What better way to prepare than to come together and celebrate as families and friends and create together? This year the Board of Christian Education felt we could offer an Advent Workshop in a safe way. We will have multiple […]

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First Parish Family Five- Virtual Race- April 17-24, 2021

April 17, 2021 – April 24, 2021

EVENT: FIRST PARISH FAMILY FIVE K OR FAMILY FIVE MILE Course can be either a 5K or 5 Miles or any comparable distance that you choose. Price: $15.00 Race Fee + $1.87 SignUp Fee Registration: Registration ends April 24, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT Sign Up: First Parish Family Five ( After you run/walk your distance during April […]

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