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 “ATTUNE”

Dear Holy Ones, Relationship guru John Gottman says that trust in any relationship is built over time. Gottman teaches us that trust is actually a matter of how attuned (in synch, familiar, connected) the partners in a relationship are. He uses this acronym: Awareness Turning toward Tolerance Understanding Non-defensive responding Empathy Trust building requires being aware of the other’s needs, likes, preferences, wants, desires, struggles and joys. Trust means turning toward … [Read More...]

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Our Share the Plate partner for February is the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (PPLM). PPLM believes that all people have the right to health care. They are the nation’s leading provider for sexual health care. PPLM’s doors are open to everyone—regardless of insurance status, immigration status, gender identity, gender expression, and/or sexual orientation. They believe that all people deserve high-quality, affordable health care and accurate sexual health education and information, … [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 invested in our larger community and seek input as to how we can serve the needs of the local community. All are welcome and, as always, … [Read More...]