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“Chat Over Chocolate"-  Sunday, March 1, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Hastings Room

Come chat while we enjoy all things chocolate ― chocolate fondue, hot chocolate, and whatever else we can think of!  We’ll hit the “pause” button and reflect on how far we’ve come and where...

Offered Sundays: January 4, March 8 & April 26th @ 12:30pm in the Hastings Room

 Building Beloved Community is offering a series of sessions in response to the recent killings of unarmed black men and of police, beginning with a discussion of “Ferguson and Beyond” on...

Check out two events supporting youth and anti-violence work in our communities:

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. “Got Peace?  Basketball Tournament, Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont Street, Boston 
Join a fun family event, cheer teams of young people and...

Have you enjoyed the Liturgical Dance offerings in worship over the past few years? Ever dreamed of joining in? Now is your chance! Valerie Blanc will be leading a liturgical dance ensemble piece during Morning Worship on Sunday, May 10, finding inspiration in the sijo...

All are invited to attend this year’s CMM Annual Dinner, hosted by First Church in Cambridge, Thursday, May 7, at 6:00 p.m., in Margaret Jewett Hall. Guest speaker will be the Minister of Harvard Memorial Church, the Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Walton, on the topic...

Join us in deep engagement with the seaon of Lent! The Lenten Activities Booklet is a listing of all the opportunities at First Church for reflection, fellowship and study during this sacred time, including a list of all the special Lenten Services. The PDF has been updated as of 2.18.2015 and...

Palm Sunday, March 29,  11:00 a.m. Morning Worship. The last Sunday of Lent.  (Service begins on the front lawn at 10:55 with procession into the Sanctuary.)

We remember Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem. We greet him with a “parade” of young and old, waving palms and...

MARDI GRAS PANCAKE SUPPER & PALM SUNDAY BREAKFAST

Pancake Supper: Tuesday, February 17,  5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Margaret Jewett Hall The First Church Family Night regulars invite you to join them for an all-church pancake supper on Mardi Gras. Come...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 was a bittersweet day here at First Church, as we witnessed the removal of the ancient yellowwood trees. Trumbull Barrett Tree Company worked for much of the day - climbing, pruning, cutting, and helping us save as much of the beautiful wood as possible. Church...

Did you know that the benefits of the Elderly, Disabled and Children’s Program (EAEDC) haven’t increased since 1988? The MA Coalition for the Homeless is gearing up for a campaign to increase monthly grants for program recipients from $303.70 to $428/month. We'd also like to eliminate a “shelter...

Did you know that the benefits of the Elderly, Disabled and Children’s Program (EAEDC) haven’t increased since 1988? The MA Coalition for the Homeless is gearing up for a campaign to increase monthly grants for program recipients from $303.70 to...

Join First Church's actions for gun safety. Contact Ann McCann, Chair Witness Against Gun Violence and Inequality at [email protected]
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Your help is needed as a volunteer for the First Church Shelter - for one time or many. Please contact Jim Stewart, Shelter Director, at 661-1873.