News & Announcements

January 27, 2022
Dear Old South Church: As Moderator, I am writing to provide an update on our pastoral transition plans, following up on the communications we sent immediately following Rev. Taylor’s announcement that she plans to retire in May of this year. Two…
December 22, 2021
Dear Old South Church: With considerable input from wise leadership, and due to the apprehension of some of our volunteers, we are reluctantly moving our Christmas Eve services to remote only. The spiking numbers in infections, the alarming…
December 7, 2021
We are very excited to announce that Reamogetje (Amo) Ngoepe, who has served among us for over two years as our Pastoral Resident in the Urban Pastoral Ministry Programming (funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment), will be ordained to Christian…
November 10, 2021
Dear Church: Some of us only know Old South with Nancy Taylor as the Senior Minister. For us, her retirement, which she communicated to the Church Council at its October meeting and announced to the congregation this week, seems unimaginable. …
November 10, 2021
Nancy S. Taylor, Senior Minister November 10, 2021 When I graduated from seminary in 1981 and made my way to serve my first churches – three small churches in rural Maine – it never occurred to me I would know the privilege of serving at a place…
November 8, 2021
Dear Old South Church in Boston, We rejoice that the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Alleluia! This is another crucial step toward keeping one another safe from the…
August 29, 2021
Dear Old South Church: Can you sing this to yourself? The tune is LEONI: They did not build in vain, who founded here a church As witness to God’s love amid a world of pain; They built upon the rock that is the risen Christ. The one foundation laid…
August 24, 2021
Ten years after her enslavement and arrival in America, Phillis Wheatley chose to be baptized in what is now the Old South Meeting House on August 18, 1771. As a member of the church, she found a community and a deep spiritual connection, but she…