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Homeless Ministries

Share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house — Isaiah 58:7

First Church responds to God’s call to minister to the immediate needs of our homeless brothers and sisters, while helping them access resources to improve their long-term economic security.

Fridays 1:00 – 5:00, September through June, the Friday Café is a neighborhood gathering place where housed and unhoused neighbors can mingle and get...

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00-9:00pm

The well is a symbol for community. In ancient times, the well was located at the center of the community and...

Since 1987, First Church Shelter has provided a basic act of mercy to the poor and homeless of Cambridge and surrounding communities. Each evening 14 men...

Solutions at Work helps homeless people make the transition to self-sufficiency, providing employment counseling and related services related to how to get...

The Outdoor Church is a ministry to homeless men and women in Cambridge. Its mission is to take the church to those who cannot or will not reach it on their...

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...