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Thursday, December 25, 11 a.m., Lindsay Chapel
Celebrate the coming of the Christ with our Festival Communion service on Christmas morning.

Wednesday, December 24, 6 p.m., Sanctuary
Join us for our Christmas Eve candle light service. All ages are welcome.

TUESDAY JAN. 6 - Save the date and join us in a candlelit sanctuary for this First Church traditional celebration of Epiphany. Details coming soon!

Sunday, December 21, during Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m.

The Un-Pageant is a fun and funky tradition at First Church! On the fourth Sunday of Advent, we tell the Christmas story as a congregation in Morning Worship by donning costume elements founds in the pews, transforming us into angels...

Starting on November 14, Margaret Jewett Hall will become a community café on Friday afternoons where homeless and low-income neighbors can relax over a cup of coffee and enjoy some respite from the cold. Friday Cafes will take place 1:00–5:00 on November 14–March 27. We welcome helping hands...

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...

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.

Welcome to our two new Ministerial Interns, Katie Omberg and Taj Smith! Read their bios below, and be sure to greet them when you see them at church. They will be with us for the coming academic year from September to May. We are still working out what will be their specific roles and...

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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.