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...

Join First Church's actions for gun safety. Contact Ann McCann, Chair Witness Against Gun Violence and Inequality at ann.mccann44@gmail.com.
Thank you!

Volunteer at First Church Shelter and/or attend the Shelter's Doris Beauvais Lecture and Lunch on October 19, 12:30 PM in Margaret Jewett Hall, First Church.
Food for body and soul!

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...