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The Family Choir will be learning a bluegrass hymn with refreshing new lyrics by Amy Sens, a former First Church member and now minister of a UCC church in Baltimore. All are invited to join the Family Choir; children and adults with any level of musical experience are welcome. The Church School...

On Sunday, June 26, at 3:00 p.m., First Church member Krysia Bereday Burnham will be ordained into the Christian ministry at First Church in Cambridge. Krysia is currently serving as a hospice chaplain at the Hope Hospice in Providence, RI. Her ordination will be followed by a reception in...

Are you looking for dynamic conversation and meaningful connections with people who share your interests? Would you like an opportunity to reflect on how your faith is connected with daily life? We’re offering a new Faith and Life Group this season, just in time for Spring!

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What compels you about this novel? How does it apply to our world today? What if repentance is about transformation and self-awareness, not about overwhelming and paralyzing guilt? How might we think about Jesus' witness? Toni Morrison's novel has some gorgeous moments of faith and desolate...

A group from First Church always marches in the Boston Pride parade. If you are interested in doing so this year, please mark June 11 on your calendars, and stay tuned for further information coming shortly.

On Sunday, June 12, during Morning Worship we’ll celebrate the end of the Church School year with a multigenerational worship service full of gratitude and celebration for our experiences of Christian Formation throughout the year. After worship we’ll head to the lawn for the annual All-Church...

Join as we worship God through song on May 29 and June 19 with the leadership of Issa Bibbins, Minister of Music of Roxbury Presbyterian Church. On May 29 during the 10 O’Clock Hour he will lead an educational discussion about Gospel Music and its influence on the church. An ensemble led by Issa...

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.