Framingham Adult ESL Plus 31 Flagg Dr, Framingham, MA01702 Established in 1984, the Framingham Adult English as a Second Language Plus typically has more than 600 students…More each semester. Funded from state and federal grants, as well as community and private donations, the program operates in conjunction with Framingham Public Schools (Fuller Middle) and Keefe Technical Vocational. It provides free English language instruction and life skills training to Framingham area immigrants from more than 30 countries. The program helps students work towards their GED, become proficient in English, develop reading and writing skills, and pass citizenship courses.
First Parish in Framingham is a Unitarian Universalist Congregation located next to the Town Green. The church's…More history dates back to the founding of Framingham in 1700.
The spiritual leader of this liberal religious community is Rev. Kathleen Hepler. The congregation holds weekly services on Sundays at 10 am. The congregation is very active with various fellowship groups, adult religious exploration opportunities, programs for youth, and social justice projects such as a free medical clinic and free ESL program. First Parish also hosts the Heritage Choir, the Uncommon Coffee House, Shake Your Soul dance, and Sacred Circle Dances.
The congregation has a choir, a children's choir and a handbell choir, and other opportunities for congregants to share their musical talents in a diverse music program.