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

Notice is hereby given that the Fall Congregational Meeting of First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, United Church of Christ, will be held in its 378th year at 12:15 pm, Sunday the 23 of November, 2014, in the Margaret Jewett Hall on Garden Street in Cambridge,...

Sunday, November 30 and December 7, 14 and 21 @ 10 am in the Hastings Room

This season our Advent Study will focus on the timeless theme of preparation. In our 10 am hour, we hope you will find an oasis of calm and a space to focus on things that truly matter. Find support and...

Sunday, November 30,12:15 p.m., Margaret Jewett Hall

Join us for a workshop of crafts in Margaret Jewett Hall following Morning Worship on the first Sunday of Advent, December 1. People of all ages are invited to make an Advent wreath (bring your candle ring from home), dip beeswax...

Sunday, December 7, 12:15 pm, Margaret Jewett Hall
Looking to keep it simple and socially conscious this holiday season? Want to avoid the malls but still need that perfect gift for a loved one? The Alternative Christmas Fair benefits First Church’s ministries and also local justice...

Sunday, December 14, 5:30 pm, Chapel and Hastings Room

Winter Solace is an evening service in the spirit of reflection on the holiday season for those who have a hard time during the holiday season. Join us in the evening of December 14 at 5:30. For more information, contact Taj Smith,...

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...

Sundays, November 23 and 30, December 7 and 21, 5:00–6:30, in the Lindsay Chapel

The epic PBS FRONTLINE series From Jesus to Christ: the First Christians will be presented by the producer and writer (and First Church’s own!) Marilyn Mellowes. Featuring twelve New Testament scholars and...

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...

Children living under the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza are exposed to violence as a way of life. They are imprisoned, scarred, or disabled by war injuries and devastation. Many have been robbed of their childhood.

Speakers at the Sabeel Conference Breaking Generation: The...

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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.