Organ pipes in the Sanctuary of First Church in Cambridge. A wrought iron chandelier hangs in the foreground.

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Advent 2021: Already Here, Not Yet There…

November 17, 2021

This classic Advent theme seems to fit this year more than most! Indeed, we are stepping into a new season — not only Advent, but also in our mid-pandemic world. We are gathering for hybrid worship. We are already doing…

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Advent Season Gift-Giving and Donation Suggestions

November 17, 2021

Dear First Church Community, The Missions & Social Justice Committee has had another eventful year of supporting the work of non-profit organizations, both near and far. As we approach the Advent season, we share with you a list of organizations…

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Call to Fall Congregational Meeting

November 4, 2021

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, United Church of Christ, will be held in its 385th year at 12:30 p.m., Sunday the 21st of November, 2021, in Margaret Jewett Hall and via…

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Fellowship Volunteer Opportunities

October 13, 2021

After an 18-month hiatus, the Fellowship Committee is gearing up again to provide food for Coffee Hour, after-church lunches, and our other community-building activities, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. We wish we could feed our virtual worshipers,…

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Fall Pilgrimages with First Church

September 23, 2021

Join us this fall as we embark on holy pilgrimages in prayer, quieting our minds and expanding our hearts to hear the Word of God across time and space. Royall House and Slave Quarters – Medford Sunday, October 10 at…

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Sign Up for Fall Faith & Life Groups

September 22, 2021

Led by First Church members, Faith & Life Groups are designed to encourage meaningful connections through shared interests, whether exploring a spiritual practice, opening our eyes to the beauty around us, delving into a challenging social issue, or attending to…

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Welcome Ebony, and Other Church Staff Updates

September 22, 2021

As we get oriented to a new church program year and regather together, we have some updates to our staff roster to share with you. We have the joy of welcoming a new Ministerial Intern into our midst. Ebony West…

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