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

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Our Response to the Violence in Washington, D.C.

January 7, 2021

This pastoral note was sent via email on January 6, 2021. If you would like to receive all-church emails from First Church please sign up here. Dear Friends, On this Epiphany day, as we celebrate the revealing of the Light…

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Birds at the Dawning: Our Advent Song

December 10, 2020

Give me light in the darkness, light in the darkness, light in the darkness to sing my soul awake. Over the past few Advent seasons, we have sung these words as part of our Advent liturgy. They are set to…

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Food Pantry Update

November 1, 2020

Eighty families: that’s how many were served at the most recent monthly opening of the Food Pantry, to which First Church donates. Each family probably represents at least two people, and possibly quite a few more. So that’s, let’s say,…

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Mission & Social Justice Committee Update

November 1, 2020

The MSJ Committee has had an active summer and early fall, with a particular focus on efforts to respond to racial justice challenges and Covid-19-related crises, while maintaining ongoing efforts on other social justice causes. Our immediate response was to…

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