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

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...

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...