• Welcome to First Church Cambridge

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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

    Calling all First Church members and friends who like to sing! The Family Choir, which is comprised of ANYONE from our First Church “family,” will gather for three 10:00 a.m.

    Save the date of Sunday, November 20, for an especially important Congregational Meeting to be held following Morning Worship at 12:30 p.m. in Margaret Jewett Hall. Lunch will be served.

    We are soliciting input as we consider offering child care for the Ten o'Clock Hour during adult Christian Formation programming.

    Parents, please complete the survey to help us best meet your needs!

    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...

    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...

    An Act Providing Housing and Support Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth. The Mass Conference of the UCC supports the bill. Call Alice Kidder at (617) 276-6227 for information.