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 “The Fire Next Time”

Dear Holy Ones, With the MLK holiday coming up and UU congregations across the country marking it in worship this coming Sunday, my friend Kim Hampton wrote to white UU preachers like me in her blog  last week and asked us to NOT preach about Dr. King.  She asked us to refrain from preaching about King and instead preach about the things he preached about.  I agree. Amen.  White people need to be careful not to whitewash MLK. Whitewashing is the removing people of color from history and … [Read More...]

OUT Metrowest

Our Share the Plate partner for January is OUT MetroWest and on January, 27th the director of OUT MetroWest (Sawyer Bethel) will be our guest speaker for the service. OUT MetroWest began running youth programs in 2011 and became an independent non-profit organization in 2015. The organization’s first program, WAGLY, was created as a program of the Unitarian Universalists of Wellesley. It formed in response to requests from local youth and their families, who sought a safe space for LGBTQ … [Read More...]

Greetings from your Church Board!

Welcome Winter! Here at HUP we are hunkering down, staying cozy and connected. These cold months provide an opportunity to reflect, nest in our rituals of gathering and dream of our future of warmer days and renewed energy. For HUP it is most often about gathering. Our Sunday mornings are filled with inspiration, good conversation and comforting food. We are looking forward to meeting our friends and neighbors in the community when we open our doors for our Winter Celebration on January 19 at … [Read More...]