Ministry of Outreach

We put our gifts and talents into service in many ways, among them, these important ministries:


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We believe that "welcoming the children" is one of Jesus' essential teachings. We believe that nurturing young learners and supporting young families is not business but ministry. We are so proud of our highly-acclaimed Nursery School and After School Program! We believe we make a lasting impact on our community and the world through offering quality, caring, and child-focused early education to families from all backgrounds and beliefs. For more information on registration and classes, see our Early Learning Center page.


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In his parable of the Sheep and the Goats in Mt. 25, Jesus answers the question, "When did we see you hungry and feed you?" with these words, "When you did it to the least of me my brothers and sisters, you did it to me." Feeding the hungry is one of the primary outreach ministries of the United Parish and we do this through our Food Pantry, open two Tuesday mornings a month, welcoming residents of Upton and nearby towns. In addition to semi-monthly food pantry days, we offer Holiday Meal Gift Baskets to families who need and request them. For more information on Food Pantry hours and policies, and our Holiday Meal program, see our Food Pantry page.


Community Supper

All are invited!  Come to the Community Supper to enjoy a healthly meal with your family, meet new friends, catch up with old friends!   The 3rd Thursday of every month from September thru June - 5:30-6:30pm.  Doors open at 5pm - Call our church office 508.529.3192 to let us know your coming - we want to ensure we have enough food for all! 


Faith in Action Committee

Our ministries of outreach are coordinated by our Faith in Action Committee, the leadership body in our church that helps us put our resources - both human and financial - to work for God's purposes. Throughout the year our Faith in Action Committee will help us plan our financial stewardship, put our gifts and talents into action, and direct our energies toward worthwhile and important areas of need and service, both near and far.


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