Environmental Ministries

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. — Genesis 2:15

I brought you into a plentiful land to eat its fruits and its good things. But when you entered you defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination. — Jeremiah 2:7

At First Church, we still have work to do, in our own gardens, in our buildings, in our daily lives to live simply and to honor the beauty and gifts of God’s creation.

The mission of the Earth Stewardship Team is to inspire and enable First Church members, friends and affiliates to take faithful, robust, and effective...

Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light is a membership non-profit dedicated to helping faith communities become better stewards of the earth. MIPL helps...

350.org: building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Through online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions led by...

Please reduce gun violence by calling your state representative in SUPPORT of H4121, an Act relative to the reduction of gun violence. Close loopholes in Massachusetts gun laws. Want details? Google Mass Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence or speak...

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...

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.