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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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...