Welcoming Ministries

Practice hospitality. Live in harmony with one another. — Romans 12:13, 16

We strive to model our every welcome on the radical hospitality of Jesus who sought to overcome every barrier between people.

 

Building the Beloved Community (BBC) has been a growing effort at First Church for several years.   While many...

As a member of the UCC movement of Open and Affirming Churches, First Church welcomes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to our community of...

After prayerful reflection, the lay leaders of First Church in 2004 publicly declared support for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision...

We are blessed with many visitors and newcomers to our church community. For our newcomers we offer special monthly gatherings in the Hastings Room. Fill a...