United First Parish Church Covenant

As a free fellowship of this historic church,

We unite to lift our hearts and open our minds to a larger reality;

To accept, support, and encourage one another;

To seek the wisdom in all religions;

To cherish and sustain the web of life;

And the strive for justice, compassion, and peace.

Adopted in 1991

United First Parish Church Mission Statement


United First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist, is a  welcoming and inclusive spiritual community in the heart of Quincy. As  the Church of the Presidents, we are inspired by our democratic  heritage. 

United by our covenant and drawing meaning from many sources, our  community of all ages promotes spiritual growth, creative expression and  freedom of thought.

Grounded in love and guided by compassion, we are called to raise our  voices and take action for truth and justice, equity and peace.

Adopted May 22, 2016 

United First Parish Church Vision Statement

United First Parish Church envisions for the year 2023 a future where: 

Our vibrant and inclusive congregation offers worship services and  programs that promote spiritual exploration, social justice, and  creative expression.

Our historic church and grounds are universally accessible. People of  all ages and abilities participate fully in the life of the  congregation and enjoy our beautiful and multi-functional space.

Our commitment to long-term financial sustainability ensures that the  congregation can continue to fulfill its mission in future generations.  Through wise use of all our resources and assets, we generate ample  revenue to make our vision a reality and to meet future goals. Our  relationships with community partners, whose work aligns with our  mission, are strong and collaborative.

Our building, through careful and considered planning, is a hub of  activity utilized by the congregation, community partners, and the  general public. All are truly welcome.

Adopted May 22, 2016