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As we live into this new way of "being the church" together, we want to share opportunities to stay connected, to help each other, and to practice our faith together. You can find a description of each event and opportunity on this...

The Christian Formation Committee invites you to contribute to our new blog, Water In The Wilderness.

What has moved you, cheered you, strengthened you in this time? What little stories would you like to share, from past...

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 donations of the following supplies:...

The Friday Café and First Church Shelter are truly grateful for the outpouring of help in response to our bagged lunch and casserole signups. Thanks to all of you, as well as caring neighbors, we are in great shape for the next few weeks! We will publish those links again as the need arises.

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 - locally, regionally, and internationally.

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March 12, 2020

God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear…
- from the opening of Psalm 46

Dear Friends,

This week has brought home to all of us the vital importance of working...

While the risk of infection is still low, we have developed these precautionary steps as an act of social responsibility aimed at limiting the spread of the virus and ensuring that hospitals are not stretched beyond capacity. Our decisions are consistent with bold measures taken recently by...

For at least the coming three weeks, we will be shifting exclusively to online worship. We are grateful that our services are easily available via live-stream from our website. Worship leaders will convene as usual and conduct worship in the chancel. We will do our best to identify and make...

All in-person church meetings and events held at the church will be suspended through at least April 5. We strongly encourage House Church gatherings and meetings planned at members’ homes to meet remotely via Zoom or other online platforms. Our March Deacons and Executive Council meetings will...

The First Church Shelter will remain open to guests and staff unless events dictate otherwise. The Newtowne School plans to remain open until receiving other guidance from the Cambridge Public School District. Other building tenants will continue to have access to their offices during adjusted...

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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...