• Welcome to First Church Cambridge

    A Wide Open Door...to all God's children. Wherever you come from, wherever you are on life's journey, all are welcome in the community of faith  READ MORE >

     

     

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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
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  • 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
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  • Open Table...

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

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    Sunday Worship Service

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

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

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    Sermons

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    Faith in Action

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    First Church Shelter

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

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    Peace & Justice

    Changing ourselves and changing the world...

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    Interfaith Partnerships

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

    Latest News at First Church

    Are you a newcomer to First Church, or do you feel like one? Have you been here forever? Or somewhere in between? Would you like to share conversation, food, and drink with interesting people over a potluck lunch, dinner, or picnic?

    The Conference Annual Meeting offers a rare opportunity to gather together with brothers and sisters of faith from places beyond our local church setting. Come to re-connect with friends, for dynamic preaching, fellowship, and the business of the Conference.

    The Friday Café is a neighborhood gathering place, where housed and unhoused neighbors can mingle and get acquainted in a low-key, judgment-free setting. The Café features hot coffee, nourishing food, music, art materials, and a community library.

    Share sandwiches and fruit drinks with persons experiencing homelessness on the first Saturday of each month. Gather at First Church at 4 PM and join a group heading out to Harvard and Central Squares. To join, please contact David Kidder at...

    Bring food donations on the First Sunday of each month to share with a Cambridge food pantry. Canned and packaged goods only. Thanks for helping alleviate hunger.

    Please consider signing the Jobs Not Jails perition found here.   Our Commonwealth should make funding jobs, not $2 billion more for jails. First Church joins Old South Church, the 10 Point Coalition, and Roxbury Presbyterian in collecting...