Welcome to Hopedale Unitarian Parish!

We’re glad you have chosen to spend a few moments looking around, discovering our church. Our hope is that all people will feel loved and welcomed here. You will get a glimpse of who we are from this website, but only a glimpse. To fully understand us, come join us on Sunday morning and see if we have what you’re seeking. Enjoy the website, then come and see. We’d love to meet you!

News & Announcements

Minister’s Message “Change as Spiritual Practice”

Dear Holy Ones, Congregations with a well defined mission understand themselves to be on a journey of faith together that by its nature implies risk and uncertainty. Instead of fearing this risk and uncertainty, missional congregations see it as the natural terrain for serving the needs of the world. Because missional communities adopt change as a spiritual practice, another benefit of the well defined mission is the creation of a community with give, flexibility, and the ability to bounce … [Read More...]

Hopedale Senior Center

Our Share the Plate partner for March is Our Share the Plate partner for March is the Hopedale Senior Center. The Senior Center meets in the Hopedale Community Center and is under the Council on Aging. Among the services they provide are Medical Transportation, Shopping Trips, Fuel/Food Assistance Programs, Home Repair Program, Lunchtime Seminars, and Day Trips. The Council on Aging's mission is to identify the needs of older adults and insure that those needs are met by providing … [Read More...]

Greetings from your Church Board!

Spring Will Happen! Despite the cold and the snow and the short days and long nights we know, as surely as we are New Englanders, that all things change, and Spring will be here- any moment now. It is in these things that we have faith in our durability, resiliency and hope for warmer days. Here at HUP we are emerging. We have begun to turn towards the sun and are finding our strengths in our gathering and sharing. We are trying new things, moving worship into the parish hall at least once … [Read More...]