What to Expect
First Church Unitarian has one 10am worship service
Attire for Sunday service is generally "business casual," although some
people wear their "Sunday Best" and some come in jeans.
We are located at 19 Foster Street in Littleton, across from
the Fire Station and town park. See
As you arrive, parking is available on the street and in the town lot
directly opposite the church. Handicapped parking is available in
designated spaces in front of the church and in the town lot.
We have two main entrances; an accessible ramp to the left of
leads to an electronic lift to the sanctuary and a
front entrance in between the columns.
Prior to the Service
You'll find a visitors table in the front entry to the church along
greeters to welcome you. Greeters will help answer any questions,
provide guidance, and are there to make your visit a pleasant welcoming
experience. The visitors table will have a signup sheet for our
As you enter our sanctuary, an usher will provide you with an order of
service and can help you find seating, as necessary. Ushers also can
provide hearing devices as well as large print orders of service and
The first part of our service is generally a family portion where
children older than 3 remain in the sanctuary with adults. After
Children's Time the children will leave the sanctuary to join the
religious education program downstairs. Parents should reconvene with
their children after the service.
The service begins with announcements followed by the lighting of our
chalice. The service is usually led by our minister, but once a month
the service may be led by a lay member of the congregation or by a
Our liturgy includes: singing of hymns, special music by the choir,
readings, receiving of an offering (first time visitors are not
to donate), a sermon, and often a meditation time. Occasionally
include a joining ceremony for new members or a dedication ceremony of
babies or young children.
After the Service
Following the service we invite you to join us for tea or coffee along
with light refreshments in our Vestry. Congregation members are happy
meet and talk with you, to share impressions and experiences, and to
welcome you to a church that encourages each person’s unique