Newtowne School

Newtowne School is a parent cooperative preschool serving children ages two to five. Located at First Church in Cambridge, Newtowne has four large, bright, beautifully-equipped classrooms, a spacious indoor play space and an enclosed outdoor playground, most all of which are shared with the church. Once a ministry of First Church though now an independent non-profit, Newtowne is the pre-school for several First Church families. Newtowne opens in mid-September and closes in June. Vacations generally follow the Cambridge Public School calendar. Camp is offered during the summer.

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...