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It’s always a joy to participate in the “regathering” of our community in September. After a slower summer pace First Church members, friends, and newcomers contribute to a glorious mix of welcome and reconnection, as we begin a new program year. Plan to join us on Sunday, September 9, for a...

First Church will again host its Annual All-ages, All-church Retreat September 28 – 30. As always, there will be plenty of time (and space!) for yourself, time with your family, time to mix it up with others you may not know. Childcare and children’s activities will be offered as well, with help...

The Boston Bond & Legal Defense Fund that was created this week by the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network (BIJAN, pronounced "Beyond") for the purpose of bonding immigrants out of detention at South Bay House of Correction. They are hoping to raise $100,000 over the next two...

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 of the meals have been created by Shelter...

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 know and understand one another better. It takes...

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...