Environmental Ministries

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. — Genesis 2:15

I brought you into a plentiful land to eat its fruits and its good things. But when you entered you defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination. — Jeremiah 2:7

At First Church, we still have work to do, in our own gardens, in our buildings, in our daily lives to live simply and to honor the beauty and gifts of God’s creation.

The mission of the Earth Stewardship Team is to inspire and enable First Church members, friends and affiliates to take faithful, robust, and effective...

Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light is a membership non-profit dedicated to helping faith communities become better stewards of the earth. MIPL helps...

350.org: building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Through online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions led by...

The Department of Homeland Security recently issued a proposed rule changing the definition of what it means to be a “public charge.” These new rules could potentially impact the life and well-being of millions of immigrant families. Currently...

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...