Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

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Please stay put and Zoom in. Your health and safety and the health and safety of our staff are paramount.
In this time of great challenge, Old South Church knows the power of being a Christian community conscious of the most vulnerable among us. Thanks to you, we are blessed to provide grants totaling over $100,000 per year to phenomenal nonprofits working in Boston.
For the past seven years I have had the opportunity to join with other clergy and members of South Church to worship with the inmates at MCI Framingham on Good Friday.
Old South Church in Boston is suspending in-person worship and programs. Read on for details. Dear Old South Church: Science. Math. Reason. Good citizenship. Flattening the curve. It is these that inform our decision to close our doors, not literally, but effectively, that we might do our part to lessen the advance of Coronavirus. The sooner we all implement the practices urged by the CDC and W.H.O. the sooner we will come through this and get back to normal. Such is the reasoning of Old South Church's COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Task Force comprised of experts in medicine, public health, and...
In this Lenten season let our hymns, prayers, conversations, voices and votes come to the fore with new resolve as we live out our lives as disciples.
Local activists have been protesting the construction of this compressor station in the Fore River Basin for five years. Although court challenges continue, construction has begun and the level of protest has risen sharply.
As Christian faith leaders, we reach out to share our sense of horror and disgust at the terrifying rise in violence against Jews and increasing public expressions of antisemitism.
MASSLIVE PHOTO STORY Headline: Boston's Old South Church honors Phillis Wheatley, Paula Hammond, civil rights leaders 400 years after enslaved Africans arrive Author: Steph Solis Excerpt: “Four hundred years ago, a group of farmers, artisans and blacksmiths became slaves sold off in the American colonies. It all began with the White Lion, a slave ship that unloaded the captives on Aug. 25, 1619 in Point Comfort (present-day Hammond, Virginia). Boston’s Old South Church commemorated the anniversary by celebrating African American artists, authors and activists. They range from Phillis Wheatley...