City Mission Society

Founded in 1816, City Mission Society of Boston is the oldest multi-service social justice agency in New England, reaching more than 45,000 people every year through educational, economic, social and advocacy programs. CMS partners with congregations and community agencies to provide services, with three focus areas: homelessness prevention, youth peace empowerment and community engagement.

First Church regularly partners with CMS on various programs, including their annual Christmas Shops and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Contact: 
Alice Kidder

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...

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.