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 Farewell Message

Dear Holy Ones, I write to you to inform you that I will not renew my contract with the congregation and will resign from the ministry here at Hopedale Unitarian Parish effective August 31. 2019, which is the end date of my current contract.  I will plan to lead Sunday worship through June 2, which is the Flower Communion service and the day of the annual meeting. Since I am finishing my fourth year here, with the grace of the Parish Board, I will be taking the months of June, July, and … [Read More...]

Community Harvest Project

Our Share the Plate partner for April is Community Harvest Project (CHP). CHP is a non-profit farm that engages volunteers to grow fresh fruits and vegetables to provide to those experiencing hunger. Through their volunteer farming programs, education initiatives, and community partnerships, they bring thousands of community members together each year to improve access to healthy foods for individuals and families in need across Worcester County. http://www.community-harvest.org/ … [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...]