Imagine a church that takes God’s welcome into the world, a church in conversation with other lives and cultures. Imagine a church where the hands and hearts of every member, young and old, are shaped for service. Imagine a church willing to follow Jesus into the margins, ready to act with power for justice and peace. Imagine First Church in Cambridge!

Working for Justice

Love without power is sentimentality.
Power without love is domination.

Love with power is justice.

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Bread for the Journey

Surprising things happen when we share.

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Welcoming Others

Building the Beloved Community
for all kinds of people.

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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...