Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

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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...
Marking 400 years of African American culture and history.
The 350th Anniversary Task Force is pleased to announce that Ralph Watson has been selected as the Snowden School Volunteer Coordinator for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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...