Where love and wisdom meet.

We warmly welcome you to First Church in Boston, a friendly, vibrant church, open hearted and open minded. First Church is a Meeting Place for the independent spirit, and we hope you'll join us in worship, fellowship, and the hope of justice!

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"Not All Who Wander"

Rev. Stephen Kendrick

Stephen writes... "As we prepare for a delightful summer (and after a dreadful winter) ahead, many of us will be embarking on journeys large and small, and going out on treks into nature's allure. This is as it should be, but in an increasing age of GPS systems in our cars, on our phones, even on our watches now, it is getting increasingly hard to get productively lost in this world. In writing a recent book about Mt. Auburn Cemetery, I learned that its designers purposely made it confusing and easy to be lost in--because our forbears thought getting lost once in awhile was a good thing for us to do. And they were right. Wandering is an important spiritual discipline, and so is the experience of not being totally oriented all the time!"


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All are welcome to join us on June 14th for our annual Flower Communion and All Church Picnic. The picnic is potluck style. Please bring side dishes and desserts. We will have the grill going strong with burgers (Veggie and Non)!

This summer from June 21 through August 2, the Learning Community Committee will host a discussion following each service. A facilitator, chosen by the committee, will convene the discussion in Hale Chapel to start about 20 minutes after the service.