Site credits

This site was designed and developed by Theory One Design in partnership with dozens of volunteer members and the staff of First Church in Cambridge. Photography by Heather Parker.

Special thanks to Perry Neubauer for his beautiful illustrations that uniquely capture the spirit of this church with love and artistry; to Christine Reynolds for her skilled design eye; to Evan Ingersoll for his excellent photographs of the people of First Church; to Paul Sawyer for his considerable technical and audio engineering expertise; to Nancy Weil for serving as chief editor always with efficiency and good humor; to Kate Layzer for her copy writing contributions also with style and wit; to Richard Heck for technical and design guidance; to Rob Cooper for lending his journalisitic skills; to Lindsay Miller for being a consistent and catalyzing voice of support for this project; to Sarah Higginbotham for bravely taking on new writing and maintenance responsibilities in the midst of so many other duties; to Kirsten Manville for graciously answering endless requests and supporting new ways of operating; to Amy Click for her hours of data entry done with enthusiasm and excellence; to Jim Stewart for his early support and contriubtions and finally to Daniel Smith for his unflagging support, vision, time, managerial grace and deep love for this beloved community. 

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Fires have damaged or destroyed at least six predominantly black churches across the southern United States in the two weeks since a white supremacist was arrested for the murder of nine black parishioners at the historic Emanuel African...

First Church is joining with Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety to invite our members to sign a call to action in response to the Charleston Tragedy. Please fill out a postcard at church this Sunday or text RISING to 877-877 to have...

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...