Homelessness Ministries

Share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house — Isaiah 58:7

First Church responds to God’s call to minister to the immediate needs of our homeless brothers and sisters, while helping them access resources to improve their long-term economic security.

Fridays 1:00 – 5:00, September through June

The Friday Café is a neighborhood gathering place where housed and unhoused neighbors can mingle and get...

Since 1987, First Church Shelter has provides a basic act of mercy to the poor and homeless of Cambridge and surrounding communities. Each evening 14 men...

Solutions at Work helps homeless people make the transition to self-sufficiency, providing employment counseling and related services related to how to get...

The Outdoor Church is a ministry to homeless men and women in Cambridge. Its mission is to take the church to those who cannot or will not reach it on their...

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...

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...