Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light

Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light is a membership non-profit dedicated to helping faith communities become better stewards of the earth. MIPL helps congregations conduct energy audits, develop Environmental Stewardship Plans and encourage parishioners to reduce their home energy usage. First Church has been an active member since 2010.

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...