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Contact Us

First Church in Cambridge, Congregational,
United Church of Christ
11 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Phone: 617-547-2724
Fax: 617-354-4185
Web: www.firstchurchcambridge.org
Email: parishadmin@firstchurchcambridge.org
For a complete staff directory, please click here.

Our building is open 7 am to 11 pm almost every day. Our office is staffed Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, during the program year. In the summer months, the office is closed on Fridays.

Our Parish Administrator, Kirsten Manville, will be glad to assist you with church business and building arrangements.

To speak with a sexton on duty, please call 617-642-3980. Our Sexton staff are available to help with building needs before 9 am and after 5 pm

Our Pastoral staff can be reached by calling the office. Emergency numbers are available on their outgoing voicemail messages.

Senior Minister Dan Smith observes his Sabbath (day off) on Fridays.

Looking for ways to support our community during this unprecedented time of need? The Missions and Social Justice Committee has compiled and vetted a short list of organizations looking for assistance to aid in their work in the COVID-19 response...

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Shelter has expanded into Sage Hall to allow for greater social distancing, and is now open to guests around the clock, thanks to additional funding from the Commonwealth. They would very much welcome...