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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Fires have damaged or destroyed at least six predominantly black churches across the southern United States in the two weeks since a white supremacist was arrested for the murder of nine black parishioners at the historic Emanuel African...

First Church is joining with Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety to invite our members to sign a call to action in response to the Charleston Tragedy. Please fill out a postcard at church this Sunday or text RISING to 877-877 to have...

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...