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Archives: January 2018

Save the date for the Spring, 2018, Women’s Retreat!

Our theme this year is “The Soothing Waters of Peace.” Ministerial Intern Jen Bloesch will be leading this year’s Retreat. Details of time and location will be announced soon.

When: Saturday, March 10

Immigration will be the focus of Porter Square Books' "Be the Change Sunday" on February 25th. From 3 to 4 pm, Cambridge author Charlene Galarneau and a leader of the Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition (CISC) will speak briefly about immigrant justice and then lead a discussion among...

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 are new to the church, or in connecting with some folks who already know their way around,...

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, and growing? Is it a place where you want to bring your children or grandchildren...

Come one and all to the 382nd Annual Meeting of First Church on Sunday, January 28, following Morning Worship! A delicious luncheon will lead into our meeting. We will celebrate another very full year of ministry, including the completion of our building project. We will thank one another for...

The Gospel Tradition, with Issa Bibbins

Sunday, January 14,  10:00 a.m., in Margaret Jewett Hall 

Issa Bibbins is the Minister of Music at Roxbury Presbyterian Church. You may remember his original work Beyond...

After a fabulous first “Life Together Tuesday” in November, we are eager to continue building a new tradition of gathering on Tuesdays (under a new moniker “Tuesdays Together”!). Plan to join us in our new Kitchen, Hastings Common, and Margaret Jewett Hall on January 23, as we continue to live...

The First Church Family Night regulars invite you to join them for an all-church pancake supper on Mardi Gras, Tuesday, February 13, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Come celebrate with pancakes and maple syrup, a traditional sweet treat on the eve of the Lenten season. We’ll decorate our “Alleluia”...

The dates for our Saturday morning breakfasts for the first half of 2018 are: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2. Join us for a hearty breakfast and even heartier conversations about topics that connect our faith to our lives and our world. Mark your calendars now, and...

Join us for our five weekly Tuesdays Together in Lent, beginning Tuesday, February 20, and continuing through March 20, the Tuesday before Holy Week.

These will be prayerful times centered on the season of Lent and the closeness of our community centered in Jesus. They will also be a...

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