Immigration Ministries

For I was a stranger and you invited me in. — Matthew 25:35

Through advocacy and direct support of refugees and immigrant communities, First Church seeks to embody God’s welcome in our church and in the wider community while fighting for justice for all God’s people.

At its 2017 annual meeting, First Church agreed to partner with other Boston-area groups to form the Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition. The Coalitiln...

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Call in to your state legislature to support the Safe Communities Act. For information on this issue contact Dave Kidder at

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...