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.

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...

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.