• Welcome to First Church Cambridge

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  • Open Spirit...

    Open Spirit...

    Open to God's abundant love and mercy, to giving and receiving grace and growing in faith as we walk this pilgrim way
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  • Open Road...

    Open Road...

    Open to learning from people of other faiths and people of no faith; to open our hands and hearts to all who yearn for justice
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  • Open Table...

    Open to building a more diverse community, to be challenged and transformed by the radical hospitality of Jesus
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  • New to First Church?

    We are blessed by all who join us. Come and discover a place of freedom to be yourself. READ MORE >

    Our Life Together

    Come gather, worship, pray, sing, laugh, cry, celebrate, rejoice, reflect, debate, study and grow with us. READ MORE >

    Our Life in the World

    Come help us feed, clothe, shelter, reconcile, renew, heal, tend, bless, and serve the world. READ MORE >

    Worship and Music

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    Sunday Worship Service

    11:00 am Sept - June
    10:00 am July - Aug
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    Night Song

    7:30 pm, Sundays

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    Sermons

    Explore our sermon archives
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    Faith in Action

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    First Church Shelter

    14 beds, 2 meals a day, 365 days a year...

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    Peace & Justice

    Changing ourselves and changing the world...

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    Interfaith Partnerships

    Learning from and buildling power with all God's people...

    Latest News at First Church

    “We live in the time of no room, which is the time of the end.

    The First Church Shelter, located in the  basement of our church building, co-funded by First Church in Cambridge and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has served dinner to fourteen guests every night for the last thirty years.

    Join Dan Smith and Nancy Kilburn for a First Church tradition of festive and fireside fun. Come for all or part of the evening. We’ll provide a light meal and holiday spirit(s)! Feel free to bring some holiday cookies or drinks to share, or just bring yourselves and some holiday cheer.

    To address institutional racism, please call your state representative and Senator, and ask for abolishment of mandatory minimums in sentencing. Ask them to contact the Joint Committee dealing with this legislation. For more background on this...