Each week, we open our space to community groups for meetings, classes, concerts and performances, and we are home to a pre-school and a homeless shelter. We further support our community by giving away 10% of our annual income to groups working to make the world more just and by committing to sustainable, earth-friendly practices in our building and community.

First Church Shelter

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

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Sharing Our Resources

Not just a church, but a center for art, culture, education and justice.

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Sustainable Practices

Putting our faith in action for the planet.

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Please reduce gun violence by calling your state representative in SUPPORT of H4121, an Act relative to the reduction of gun violence. Close loopholes in Massachusetts gun laws. Want details? Google Mass Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence or speak...

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.