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The featured speaker at CMM’s Anniversary Fundraising Dinner will be Rev. Liz Walker, on the topic “The Moral Courage for Public Policy.” Why do communities need to be a part of shaping public policy? Where should they become involved? What are some examples in communities already? How do WE...

The Mother’s Day Walk is a beloved Boston tradition and celebration of our potential to create
more peaceful communities. Every year families from across the state and region walk together toward peace. Proceeds benefit the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute in Dorchester. Join us on Mother’s...

Join First Church and other “Open and Affirming” UCC church members to march in celebrating the 48th Boston Pride! PRIDE is a joyous opportunity to express the extravagant, inclusive love of God for all people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. If you would...

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, dynamic preacher, speaker, and organizer, Associate Minister for Ecological Justice of Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain, will be our guest preacher on June 3. A...

We’ll mark the end of the Church School year with a multigenerational Morning Worship service, full of wonder and celebration for our experiences of Christian formation throughout the year. Children will take the lead in our liturgy, 4th graders will receive Bibles, and teachers will be...

Our Morning Worship on June 17 will lift up the themes of freedom and liberation, with a special focus on “Juneteenth,” which commemorates the abolition of slavery. We will welcome Dan Smith back to the pulpit, following his sabbatical study on themes of Remembrance and Reparations.

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Rev. Dr. Mónica Maher, who was ordained at First Church in March, 2014, serves with Friends Peace Teams as Peacebuilding in the Americas (PLA) Initiative Coordinator. Based in Quito, Ecuador, she travels frequently throughout Latin America. PLA offers Basic, Advanced and Facilitator Training...

or lunch and fellowship, as we welcome two of our for such as time as this (Capital Campaign) grantees. Representatives of the LGBT Asylum Support Task Force and the Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing will be with us to describe what First Church’s grants have enabled them...

This year we are engaged in a process of discernment, seeking to clarify what our response as a congregation should be to First Church’s involvement with Northern slavery and silence on its abolition. John Stauffer and Dave Kidder will lead 10 O”Clock Hour sessions on May 6 and 13 that will...

This historic creed is called the Apostles’ Creed, not because it was produced by the apostles themselves, but because it contains a brief summary of their teachings. It sets forth their doctrine “in sublime simplicity, in unsurpassable brevity, in beautiful order, and with liturgical solemnity...

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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 david.e.kidder@gmail.com.

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...