Small Groups

For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.  Matthew 18:20

You are always invited to grow in deeper relationship to God, to one another and to yourself. First Church's small groups offer opportunities to do just that. Through small groups, we can listen to each other's hearts and lives, share our stories and care for one another, and speak honestly about our faith and our doubts. Check out our current listing of small groups below and please don't be shy about reaching out to the contacts listed. These are great ways to get connected, make new friends and grow in faith. Feel free to email or call the church office or one of our ministers with any questions, concerns or ideas for new small groups.

This group meets on most Friday evenings at the home of Jan Jeffers Lo. The evening opens with a simple liturgy of singing, candle-lighting and Scripture....

Havruta is an ancient Jewish practice where two partners interpret the meaning of a biblical text in a dialogue with one another. The root meaning of the...

The Mental Health and Spirituality Group resumes its regular schedule of weekly meetings on Sunday, September 7th at 2 pm in the Tower Room.  

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Our vibrant young adult population at First Church is active in all aspects of the congregation's life and leadership.  Young Adults will sometimes gather...

The Daughters of Abraham are Christian, Jewish and Muslim women who have been meeting monthly since 2002 to explore their religious faiths through books....

Gentle men of First Church! Join us on the first Saturdays of each month (September to June) for a hearty breakfast and even heartier conversations about...

For over 30 years, First Church in Cambridge women and friends have gathered on retreat each spring at the Craigville Conference Center of the Massachusetts...

First Church families gather every other Tuesday night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Sage Hall for a simple potluck supper and a chance to share the joys and...

During the holy seasons of Lent and Advent, First Church offers opportunities to participate in small groups for a limited time of four to six sessions....

In 2011, our Stewardship committee initiated a series of Covenant Dinners in the belief that breaking bread together in small groups would enhance our...

Please look here to find out more about various teams and task force groups that come together regularly. Whether it’s the Earth Stewardship Team, the...

Join First Church's actions for gun safety. Contact Ann McCann, Chair Witness Against Gun Violence and Inequality at ann.mccann44@gmail.com.
Thank you!

Volunteer at First Church Shelter and/or attend the Shelter's Doris Beauvais Lecture and Lunch on October 19, 12:30 PM in Margaret Jewett Hall, First Church.
Food for body and soul!

Buses are available from Cambridge: Buy a ticket here. Several First Churchers are going. Please join them! Contact John Schultz at johnschultz831@gmail.org for info on environmental actions at First Church.