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  • Open Spirit...

    Open Spirit...

    Open to God's abundant love and mercy, to giving and receiving grace and growing in faith as we walk this pilgrim way

  • Open Road...

    Open Road...

    Open to learning from people of other faiths and people of no faith; to open our hands and hearts to all who yearn for justice

  • Open Table...

    Open to building a more diverse community, to be challenged and transformed by the radical hospitality of Jesus

  • New to First Church?

    We are blessed by all who join us. Come and discover a place of freedom to be yourself. READ MORE >

    Our Life Together

    Come gather, worship, pray, sing, laugh, cry, celebrate, rejoice, reflect, debate, study and grow with us. READ MORE >

    Our Life in the World

    Come help us feed, clothe, shelter, reconcile, renew, heal, tend, bless, and serve the world. READ MORE >

    Worship and Music


    Sunday Worship Service

    11:00 am Sept - June
    10:00 am July - Aug


    Night Song

    7:00 pm, Sundays, Nov-Apr
    8:30 pm, Sundays, May-Oct



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    Faith in Action


    First Church Shelter

    14 beds, 2 meals a day, 365 days a year...


    Peace & Justice

    Changing ourselves and changing the world...


    Interfaith Partnerships

    Learning from and buildling power with all God's people...

    Latest News at First Church

    Interested in learning more about First Church? About our history? Or our community? Or our denomination? Or our ministries? Interested in meeting other folks who are new to First Church?

    Join the Middlers, our 5th-7th grade class, for a discussion of Thanhha Lai’s young adult novel, Inside Out & Back Again. Explore the story of 10-year-old Ha, a Vietnamese refugee who is resettled with her family in Alabama after the fall of Saigon in 1975.

    Our in-depth exploration of Genesis resumes with the story of the great flood. In the course of the next six weeks we'll take on the tower of Babel, the call of Abraham, and the destruction of Sodom. Together we'll continue to ask: What is the meaning of this text?

    Did you know that the benefits of the Elderly, Disabled and Children’s Program (EAEDC) haven’t increased since 1988? The MA Coalition for the Homeless is gearing up for a campaign to increase monthly grants for program recipients from $303.70 to...

    Join First Church's actions for gun safety. Contact Ann McCann, Chair Witness Against Gun Violence and Inequality at [email protected]
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    Your help is needed as a volunteer for the First Church Shelter - for one time or many. Please contact Jim Stewart, Shelter Director, at 661-1873.