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Welcoming Ministries

Practice hospitality. Live in harmony with one another. — Romans 12:13, 16

We strive to model our every welcome on the radical hospitality of Jesus who sought to overcome every barrier between people.

Building the Beloved Community* has been a growing effort at First Church since 2008.  A timeline of key learning events, book and film discussions,...

As a member of the UCC movement of Open and Affirming Churches, First Church welcomes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to our community of...

After prayerful reflection, the lay leaders of First Church in 2004 publicly declared support for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision...

We are blessed with many visitors and newcomers to our church community. For our newcomers, we offer special monthly gatherings in a breakout room in our...

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...