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Interested in learning more about First Church? About our history? Or our community? Or our denomination? Or our ministries? Interested in meeting other folks who are new to First Church? Karin Case and other church leaders will host a Newcomers Exploration Lunch following Morning Worship on...

Our fabulous ministerial interns, Katie Omberg and Taj Smith, will be graduating from their respective Masters of Divinity programs at Boston University School of Theology and Harvard Divinity School. They may not be leaving Boston just yet, but their time at First Church is sadly coming to a...

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...

The Church School will be spending their Creative Arts Sunday in May on the front lawn, planting colorful annuals in our flower beds. Several adult volunteers are needed to supervise and assist the children; please contact Sarah Higginbotham, ...

Join First Church’s team, along with thousands of others from all over Massachusetts and from many walks of life, in demonstrating for peace and in support of families who have lost loved ones to violence. This inspiring Walk for Peace is sponsored by the Louis D. Brown (LDB) Peace Institute,...

On Sunday, May 15, at 3:00 p.m., First Church member Ellen Rohan Ball will be ordained into the Christian ministry and installed in her first called position at First Congregational Church in Chelsea. 26 Country Road, Chelsea. Directions and parking information can be found at...

Join with members of the many GBIO congregations for this major Spring Action Meeting with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and other VIPs, who will be asked to respond to GBIO’s suggestions and demands concerning four priority areas: (1) affordable housing; (2) criminal justice reform; (3) Do Not...

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.

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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.