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Sunday, May 26, 11:20 a.m.

The Church School traditionally plants annuals during their Creative Arts time on the last Sunday in May. We are seeking adult volunteers to help with the planting. If you’d like to dress in your garden clothes and get planting with the...

Sunday, May 26, 1:00 p.m., meet in Hastings Common

Let’s take a walk! Let’s face our history and ourselves as we learn together about First Church’s storied and hidden history. We’ll visit sites where our First Church forebears lived and worshiped. We’ll make stops in...

Sunday, May 26, 12:30 p.m.

The Young Adults will end the year with an after-church brunch at Grendel’s Den. Mark your calendars and reach out to Phil with questions or RSVPs: p.robbennolt.jones@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 28, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Sage Hall

Families with young children are invited to gather for the final Family Night of the year. We’ll share a pasta-and-potluck meal in Sage Hall, our basement playspace. Pasta and sauce are provided; you bring a salad, side dish,...

Sunday, June 2, 12:30 p.m., Margaret Jewett Hall

Documentary filmmaker Macky Alston will be with us following Morning Worship on June 2 to share some of his journey that led to the documentary Family Name that we are screening today and to his current work on a film about...

Saturday, June 8 – Sunday, June 9, Jaffrey, NH

The Men’s Breakfast is hosting the annual Men’s Retreat in Jaffrey, NH, to cap off a year of our monthly fellowship gatherings. We invite all First Church men to bucolic Jaffrey, NH, for a weekend of outdoor recreation,...

Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.

What are the democratic values we hold in common—not as liberals or conservatives, but as Americans? In the current whirlwind of political negativity, how do we reclaim our core values and hold them to be true? To begin exploring these...

6:30 - 7:30 pm., each week

Everyone is most welcome to join our ongoing meditation time on Thursday evenings in the Well (Lower Level, Room 22). Absolutely no experience necessary! We sit (on chairs or cushions) in the silence for 30 minutes, following a bit of...

Several weeks ago, Rev. Dr. Karin Case shared with us that she will be leaving First Church at the end of June. Her final Sunday with us will be June 23. Karin will be preaching that morning and plans are underway for a celebration of her ministry following worship. If you’d like to find a time...

First Church has a vibrant church school that uses several exciting curricula to engage our children of all ages and developmental levels. Church School teachers make a nine-month commitment to be trained in their curriculum, to teach 1-2 Sundays per month, and to attend quarterly teacher...

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Please pray for the victims and their families who were terrorized at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in California.

Please attend the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) Healthcare Assembly on May 29 from 7 until pm. The location is TBD, and will be announced soon.

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...