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Jim Stewart

Jim Stewart has been with the First Church Shelter since 1987. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Harvard Divinity School. Prior to his involvement with First Church Shelter, he helped open and operate a shelter in a UCC church in Salem, Massachusetts. He was a founding member of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and Housing Now!, which brought over 100,000 people to Washington, D.C., to demand more federal funding for affordable housing. He was also a founding member of the United Church of Christ Welfare Working Group and lead organizer for the UCC's Twin Scandals campaign.

Jim likes Modest Mouse, Carbon Silicon, Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield, John Ford and Hal Hartley movies. A shameless Social Democrat, he and his son, also named Jim, currently live in Arlington.

Contact Jim

Join the First Church Cambridge Team of Walkers at the Mother's Day Walk for Peace, Sunday May 10 at 8:00 AM,
Town Field Park, Fields Corner, 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester (Fields Corner Station on the Red Line.)
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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...

Bring food donations on the First Sunday of each month to share with a Cambridge food pantry. Canned and packaged goods only. Thanks for helping alleviate hunger.