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In addition to the many opportunities for fellowship at MLK Day breakfasts across Greater Boston, there are opportunities for learning and service. Here are three that First Church folks have attended in past years:

+ Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM) 7th Annual Dr. Martin Luther...

Mark your calendar and join the First Church Cambridge delegation for this action to address four priority issues that GBIO (Greater Boston Interfaith Organization) congregations are focusing on:  criminal justice reform, which will be spotlighted; affordable housing; healthcare; and gun safety...

The First Church Family Night regulars invite you to join them for an all-church pancake supper on Mardi Gras, Tuesday, February 28, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Come celebrate with pancakes and maple syrup, a traditional sweet treat on the eve of the Lenten season. We’ll decorate our “Alleluia”...

In February our senior high youth group will be going on a Civil Rights Tour to Memphis, Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Atlanta, with nine youth, plus Jen Bloesch, Dan Smith, and Karin Case. We’re excited about the opportunity to learn in depth about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s,...

Monday, January 16, 5:00 -7:30 p.m., MLK Day Dinner and Movie (either Selma or Eyes on the Prize), Meet at church

Sunday, February 5, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Ice-Skating at Frog Pond (or Bowling in Davis Square (depending on weather), Meet in church lobby

Sunday, March 5, 10:00 a.m...

Shamera Simpson, of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will be with us to offer a 45-minute presentation. The workshop will cover the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of...

On February 26 the Environmental Stewardship Team will host a Forum on Citizen Response to Climate Change, led by Quinton Zondervian, President of Green Cambridge, and a lead organizer of the 2016 Cambridge Climate Congress. He will speak about the ideas generated from the Congress as to how...

Lent is a season of special depth at First Church in Cambridge. We begin with a beautiful and solemn evening service on Ash Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Each year we observe the forty days leading up to Easter with opportunities to gather for intentional study and spiritual practice....

Save the date! On Sunday, March 26, First Church will remember an extraordinary event that occurred on March 29, 1967. The great Duke Ellington came to First Church with his big band to perform a concert of sacred music, including the classic “Come Sunday.” Peter Sykes reports that “the music...

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