Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

News & Announcements

Phillis Wheatley biographer Richard Kigel will be talking about one of Old South Church in Boston’s most revered members.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr’s 90th birthday, Old South Church took his voice to the streets.
We are celebrating our 350th anniversary in 2019. As a part of that celebration we’re creating an encyclopedia of theological, historical and whimsical entries about our church.
Our partner organization City Mission is accepting applications for their Urban Pastoral Ministry Program! The program is a two year residency for recent seminary graduates who are called to ordained urban ministry. Through a partnership between City Mission and four established Boston churches, residents gain hands-on experience in worship, administration, and outreach in an urban congregation, mentorship from experienced ministers, and opportunities for leadership in collaborations between City Mission, these congregations, and other organizations. Designed to help new pastors develop...
Dear Old South Church, In the wake of the shocking terror and murder visited upon Pittsburg’s Tree of Life Congregation, there is an initiative underway of solidarity, community and support for our Jewish friends, neighbors and cousin congregants. It is called #ShowUpForShabbat On Friday, the first Shabbat since the horrors visited upon Tree of Life Congregation, we are invited to Show Up For Shabbat, to attend the Shabbat Service at 6pm at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215. Temple Israel is planning a special Shabbat of Comfort, Community, and Courage. We need to be there...
City Mission receives funding from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the development, growth, and empowerment of Christian pastors in urban ministry. City Mission has received a grant of $774,251 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish The Urban Pastoral Ministry Program (UPMP), a program to prepare a cohort of four recent seminary graduates (residents) for urban ministry in a two-year immersion experience. It is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that...
The Climate Change Task Force put on a Community Hour Series entitled "Restoring God's Creation: A Challenge to Make a Difference". Because climate change is the existential and moral challenge of our time, the Task Force seeks to increase awareness and understanding of the issues and to galvanize the congregation to be environmental stewards, both individually and collectively. They take inspiration from Jim Antal's book Climate Church, Climate World : "As urgent as our crisis is, God offers us the courage we need to address the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced. With God's...
City Mission receives funding from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the development, growth, and empowerment of Christian pastors in urban ministry. City Mission has received a grant of $774,251 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish The Urban Pastoral Ministry Program (UPMP), a program to prepare a cohort of four recent seminary graduates (residents) for urban ministry in a two-year immersion experience. It is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that...