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

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Invitation to Contribute to Coffee Hour

May 11, 2022

Please help us make worship as delicious as it is spiritually sustaining! For Coffee Hour each week we are looking for 2-4 households to bring 3 dozen cookies each, or the equivalent of snacks such as cheese & crackers or…

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Acting for Re-entry with GBIO

May 3, 2022

First Church and the other 62 members of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) have been working together to expand the rights of and eliminate the stigma surrounding people returning to society following incarceration. Join us on Sunday, May 15…

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Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery

May 2, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery released a substantial report on Harvard’s history with recommendations for reparative action. Given First Church’s historic connection to Harvard and…

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Preparing for Joining Sunday, May 22!

April 27, 2022

Have you been thinking about exploring membership at First Church in Cambridge? Do you have a growing sense that First Church is where you belong? Have you recently joined or enjoy meeting new folks in our community and are looking…

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An Invitation to Covenant Dinners

April 21, 2022

Would you like to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends, and take a moment to reflect on what it means to be a part of our church community? Would you like to share conversation, food, and drink with interesting…

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UCC Aid Appeal for Ukraine

April 14, 2022

In late February,  the United Church of Christ made an appeal to local churches to help Ukrainians find safety, inside and away from their country.  Donations now top over $1 million and more is needed.  According to Connie Larman at…

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Memorial Flowers for Easter

March 24, 2022

If you wish to donate memorial flowers for loved ones this Easter, please send the names of those to be remembered to Kirsten Manville in the First Church office by April 10. Contributions of $20 to help defray the cost…

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Changes to Masking Guidelines at First Church

March 14, 2022

APRIL UPDATE: Due to an expected increase in the number of people worshiping in person, as well as our plan for robust singing, we will continue to require masking in the Sanctuary through Easter, at least.  As communities across the…

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