Guest Minister, G. Jeffrey MacDonald
First Parish is pleased to welcome back Guest Minister, Rev. G. Jeffrey MacDonald who will be preaching two Sunday mornings this summer; July 29th and August 5th Reverend MacDonald is an independent journalist, author and ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. He’s received seven national journalism awards and is a 2011-12 Knight Fellow for Reporting on Religion in American Public Life. His book, Thieves in the Temple: The Christian Church and the Selling of the American Soul (Basic Books, 2010),
documents how churches have become market-driven businesses that struggle to shape people of solid moral character. He lives in Swampscott. All are welcome to the services which begin at 9:00 a.m.