Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

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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.
From discussing the 350th anniversary to climate change initiatives, March's Council meeting was a busy one! Find out what happened.
We celebrated two momentous occassions - Palm Sunday and Blessing of the Marathon Athletes - on the same Sunday this year.
On Sunday, April 7, Will Gregg came home to the Community Hour at Old South Church and brought with him a remarkable documentary.
February snow, complete with lashing winds and pelting ice, threatened a cancellation of Council’s monthly session on February 12, 2019. But technology stepped in and Council met electronically by conference call with nearly complete attendance, sparing a slippery evening commute to Old South. Deb Washington thanked everyone for their participation. She read from the poem My Creed by Howard Arnold Walter as a devotion: I would be true, for there are those who trust me; I would be pure, for there are those who care; I would be strong, for there is much to suffer; I would be brave, for there is...