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Friday evening, September 29 - Sunday midday, October 1

Craigville Conference Center, Craigville, Cape Cod

 

First Church will host its Annual All-ages, All-church Retreat September 29 – October 1.  Given that our new spaces will be almost...

And what a Regathering it will be! Our contractors will still be doing some finishing work, which is the reason we are Regathering later than usual this year. By late September, though, we expect to be able to start moving back in, so come and join us in our new space! After a summer of...

Alfredo Garcia is a Mexican immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 15. Since then he worked during summers as a house painter to pay his way through college. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Harvard Divinity School where his scholarship has focused on the...

Jennifer Howe Peace, our guest preacher on August 20, is a member of First Church and Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies at Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS) in Newton. She is a founding co-director of the Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE), a...

The Rev. Dr. Lucy A. Forster-Smith, our guest preacher on July 30, has been Sedgwick Chaplain to the University at Harvard since January, 2014. Prior to that she was for 20 years Chaplain of the College and Associate Dean for Religious and Spiritual Life at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN....

We still need several more volunteers to teach in the Godly Play classes of our Church School. Godly Play is a Montessori-based curriculum that creates a sacred space in which storytellers present Bible stories and provide a time for wondering and reflection. We have open slots in classes from...

While our Pastoral Care Teams will continue their ministry of sending cards and offering occasional meals and rides to church members and families, during the summer months your help is invited in writing a simple note to First Church members who are on our weekly prayer lists. It may be to...

The Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition (CISC) is currently hosting a family in sanctuary at University Lutheran Church, as they work to avoid deportation. First Church and our coalition partners are providing round-the-clock accompaniment for the family, as well as supplying food and basic...

Help First Church keep Coffee Hour going through summer construction! While the new kitchen is underway, we are unable to make coffee at church. Please sign up to bring two or three Boxes o' Joe from your local Dunkin' Donuts (or other favorite coffee shop) for after-worship consumption. Cream...

Beginning in May, Cambridge Arts will present Common Exchange, a series of art installations, performances, and exhibitions in and around the Cambridge Common that highlights the historic green as a connective space: a space defined by the exchange of ideas, words, and things—a space of...

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