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Have you ever spent time in the Cambridge Common, the park space in Harvard Square, Massachusetts? Kelly Sherman is working with Cambridge Arts to celebrate the newly renovated Common, as part of a series of public art projects for Summer 2017, curated by Dina Deitsch. The general public is...

Join us by the fireside for some festive fun and fellowship on Thursday, December 10, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Come for all or part of the evening. Come whenever you can. A special invitation to kids and young families to join us on the early side, for choir members to come before...

Our special Choral Music Sunday service on December 11 reminds us of the incredible heritage of great music composed for the Advent season. This annual highlight offers a wonderful musical preparation for our celebration of Christmas.

If you would like to join the Choir for this service...

The Un-Pageant is a creative and fun tradition at First Church! On the fourth Sunday of Advent, during Morning Worship, we tell the Christmas story together as a congregation by donning costumes and accessories (think halos and wooly sheep ears) that transform us into angels, shepherds, sheep,...

The annual First Church Christmas Party and Potluck will be held following Morning Worship on Sunday, December 18. Organized and animated with great affection and skill by the Friends of Fellowship!

Watch for details, coming soon.

Sunday, December 18, 12:30 p.m., in Margaret...

Christmas is not always experienced as a joyful time for people facing loss, difficulties, or grief. Sometimes it is a season that is a reminder of pain and darkness rather than celebration. The Winter Solace Service is an evening worship experience to recognize and lift up the challenges we...

Save the date and join us for a simple dinner followed by a gorgeous candlelit service. This traditional Epiphany celebration is a First Church favorite. Details to come in the Epiphany issue of EVENT and in First Glance (our weekly Friday update).

Friday, January 6

Christmas on a Sunday? Yes! Join us at 11:00 a.m. for a beautiful, quiet, and joyful celebration of Christ’s birth. At First Church we always gather for worship on Christmas morning; this year it happens that Christmas is on a Sunday. (It won’t happen again until 2022.) Enjoy your early morning...

November is the month for our annual Stewardship Campaign. Through testimonies during Morning Worship, 10 O’Clock Hour discussions, and prayerful discernment, we are each called to consider our share of our First Church ministry and to share our resources for our common ministry in Cambridge...

At First Church in Cambridge Jenny has been a Deacon, a member of the Christian Formation Committee, and a member of the Nominating Committee. The position for which she is being ordained is as chaplain at Care Dimensions, a non-profit hospice and palliative care agency in Danvers. She also...

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Share sandwiches and fruit drinks with persons experiencing homelessness on the first Saturday of each month. Gather at First Church at 4 PM and join a group heading out to Harvard and Central Squares. To join, please contact David Kidder at...

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.