Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

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350th Anniversary Celebration

Date:
May 12, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

May 12, 1669 was the first gathering of Old South. In the 350 years since, we've taken bold stances and pursued justice and mercy. The church of Benjamin Franklin and Samuel Adams, of Phillis Wheatley and the Boston Tea Party, we continue to make history in the 21st century. And we think that deserves some celebration!

Add to Your Calendar 05/12/2019 11:00 AM 05/12/2019 2:30 PM America/New_York 350th Anniversary Celebration of Old South Church Old South Church in Boston is turning 350 year old, and we're holding a family-friendly celebration! The schedule of events includes: 11:00am Festive Anniversary Worship Service 12:30pm Ceremony: Heraldic trumpets, dignitaries, and an inter-religious blessing. 1:00pm 350th Birthday Party: Cupcakes & ice cream, magician, games, reenactors, and dance music by Keytar Bear & DJAB Entertainment 2:30pm Finale: Pealing of the Tower Bell. Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116

 

May 12, 2019 marks 350 years to the day that Old South Church was founded. To celebrate the occasion, we're having a special worship service, holding a ceremony, and throwing a huge, family-friendly party! The schedule of events for the day includes:

  • 11:00am Festive Anniversary Worship Service and presentation of the Open Door Award to Rev. Traci Blackmon. Click here to watch the live stream.

  • 12:30pm Ceremony: Heraldic trumpets, dignitaries, an interfaith blessing. Click here to watch the live stream.
  • 1:00pm 350th Birthday Party: Cupcakes & ice cream, magician, games, reenactors, and dance music by Keytar Bear & DJAB Entertainment
  • 2:30pm Finale: Pealing of the Tower Bell.