• Welcome to First Church Cambridge

    A Wide Open Door...to all God's children. Wherever you come from, wherever you are on life's journey, all are welcome in the community of faith. READ MORE... 

     

     

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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 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

    Last year First Church voted unanimously to “explore a project of public remembrance related to our history of complicity with Northern slavery.” At about the same time, 400 Years of Inequality, based at the New School in Manhattan, issued a call to all Americans

    Sundays, September 15, 22 and 29, 10:00 a.m., Harter Room  

    With so many demands on our attention when it comes to matters of peace and justice, the Missions and Social Justice Committee is introducing a new calendar to help focus our related learning and worship. Consider it a complement to our liturgical calendar, complete with feast days!

     

    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. The vast majority...

    Volunteer signups are underway for the Friday Café! The Friday Café is a weekly community gathering space, where neighbors experiencing homelessness and food insecurity can relax and eat. It’s also a place of encounter, where people can get to...