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Most Thursdays, ongoing, 7:15 - 8:45 a.m., Library

 We invite you to read, pray, and reflect on one Psalm each day (we began with Psalm 1 on December 1 and will be continuing with Psalm 32 on January 2, Psalm 33 on January 3, etc.). For the weekly Bible study, we gather...

Thursdays, beginning February 6, at 6:30 p.m.

 Weekly Bible study sessions every Thursday led by Pastoral Associate Carlyle Stewart will begin February 6. In this season of Epiphany we will start with the Gospels, while also exploring the epistles of the New Testament. We...

For new or recently joined members of First Church, we are starting a partnership program, where seasoned and new members can discover the beauty of walking their faith journey together. The purpose of these partnerships is to help new members feel supported and nurtured, as they acclimate to...

Thanks to a generous donation and as part of our recent Sanctuary audio improvement, we now have the capacity to livestream and record our weekly worship services.  Go to our website at www.firstchurchcambridge.org, and click on the “Worship and...

Friday, February 7,  5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Margaret Jewett Hall

Join us for a potluck supper followed by a screening of “Wonder,” the well-received movie adaptation of an award-winning middle-reader novel about a boy with an extreme facial deformity who faces the challenges...

Sunday, January 5,  2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Ice-Skating at Frog Pond

A First Church Youth Group classic! Meet in the Hastings Common, and we’ll T over to Park Street to enjoy some hot chocolate and outdoor ice-skating fun! 

Sunday, January 26, 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.,...

Sundays, January 19 and February 16, 12:30 p.m., Hastings Common

 If you’re new (or feeling new) to First Church, looking for ways to get involved, seeking information about our church or our denomination (The United Church of Christ), interested in meeting others who...

Sunday, February 23, 11:00 a.m., during Morning Worship

 Is First Church tugging at your heart? Does it feel like home to you, or like the sanctuary you need? Is your spirit fed by our music, worship, and study? Is First Church a place where you are challenged, engaged,...

Saturday, March 7,  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

First Church in Cambridge Sanctuary and Margaret Jewett Hall 

Join us this year for First Church’s 2020 Women’s Lenten Retreat, on Saturday, March 7. We will be resting in some time for silence, exploring...

Bell Choir will be rehearsing and ringing again in February! Rehearsals will be at 10:00 a.m., in the Chapel, on Sundays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23. On February 23 we will play in the Morning Worship service. If you would like to join us for this session of ringing (or even just give it a try...

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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...

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...