Economic Justice

True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shared Interest is a social investment fund which guarantees South African bank loans to community development financially engaged in South Africa's...

Oikocredit is a worldwide financial institution that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. For more than 30 years,...

First Church is active as a leader and supporter of the socially responsible investing movement, offering encouragement and education to its congregants and...

The Alternative Christmas Fair is held one Sunday during Advent each year as a benefit for First Church ministries and local justice aorganizations. The...

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...

Visit the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence to learn more about this important work!

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.