Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

News & Announcements

The separation of families at our southern border, and the mistreatment of over 13,000 children currently imprisoned in federal custody, is deplorable and heart-breaking. As people of faith we cannot stand for this mess any longer. And there are many things we can do, today, right now, to bring an end to the abominable treatment of these refugee, immigrant and asylum-seeking families.
The UCC’s 32nd General Synod meeting in Milwaukee has approved three resolutions to help combat the climate crisis, including one in support of the “Green New Deal ”.
Rev. John Edgerton will open the next chapter of his journey at First United Church in Oak Park, IL. His last day at Old South will be August 11th, and we will miss him dearly!
On Saturday, June 8, the historic Old South Church in Boston will present the Open Door Award to Boston Gay Men’s Chorus.
On May 12, 1669, the founders of Old South Church in Boston first gathered. Since then, the church has become known as the church of Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, Phillis Wheatley, the Boston Tea Party, and the many bold social justice stances it has taken over its long history. 350 years to the day, the vibrant congregation and historic leadership institution is marking the occasion with a special worship service, ceremony, and celebration. All of the following events are free and open to the public: 11 A.M. WORSHIP SERVICE AND OPEN DOOR AWARD A special Anniversary Worship Service at 11am...
Old South member Paula T. Hammond was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Listen to Erik Gustafson's hymn about caring for our planet.
Old South has achieved Level One of the Massachusetts Conference’s Green Congregation Challenge, joining more than 25 other churches statewide.