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Connect

As well as our ongoing child, youth and adult programs and learning opportunities, there are many other ways to get plugged in with the First Church community

Connection Events

  • Films With BIPOC Focus:  Story Ave (2023)
    Films With BIPOC Focus:  Story Ave (2023)
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 15
    Zoom
    Jun 15, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jun 15, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Explore films spotlighting the Black-Indigenous-People of Color community. Join us for independent screenings and lively discussions every third Saturday from 7:30 to 9 pm.
  • 10 am Sunday Worship | Breathing In Color
    10 am Sunday Worship | Breathing In Color
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 16
    Parish Hall
    Jun 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Parish Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Parish Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Please join Catherine Stalberg and Devon Beckett for our annual Flower Communion on Sunday, June 16, at 10:00 am. As part of this communion we will be particularly attentive to color. Bring a flower to share.
  • FCB Green
    FCB Green
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 16
    Zoom
    Jun 16, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jun 16, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    FCB Green, a sub-committee of the Social Action Committee, meets on the third Sunday of every month at 8:00 pm via Zoom to bolster FCB's commitment to climate justice. Contact Downing Cless at downingcless@gmail.com to learn more about this initiative.
  • FCB Sangha
    FCB Sangha
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 17
    Zoom
    Jun 17, 2024, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom
    Jun 17, 2024, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom
    FCB Sangha, a meditation group meeting every Monday at 7:30 pm on Zoom, invites newcomers and experienced practitioners to discover inner peace and harmony through meditation, drawing from a tradition of 'Sangha' that fosters support and guidance across generations.
  • First Church Book Group
    First Church Book Group
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 26
    Zoom
    Jun 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jun 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    All are welcome to join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This month, we're discussing The Flag, the Cross and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened, by Bill McKibben.
  • Science & Spirituality
    Science & Spirituality
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 27
    Zoom
    Jun 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jun 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join our longstanding group on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm to explore the fascinating interplay of spirituality and science through engaging discussions fueled by thought-provoking readings. To receive the Zoom link, contact Erika Nesse at erika.nesse@gmail.com.
  • Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Tue, Jul 09
    Beth El Temple
    Jul 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Beth El Temple, 2 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jul 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Beth El Temple, 2 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Join us for an evening of knitting, crocheting, quilting, and connecting as we create squares for the Welcome Blanket Project with Beth El Temple. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month, alternating between First Church and Beth El. For questions contact Laura Caputo at lscaputo@gmail.com.
  • Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Tue, Aug 13
    Parlor
    Aug 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Parlor, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Aug 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Parlor, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Join us for an evening of knitting, crocheting, quilting, and connecting as we create squares for the Welcome Blanket Project with Beth El Temple. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month, alternating between First Church and Beth El. For questions contact Laura Caputo at lscaputo@gmail.com.
  • 19 Annual Sandy Island Retreat
    19 Annual Sandy Island Retreat
    Fri, Sep 13
    Sandy Island
    Sep 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Sandy Island, Mirror Lake, NH 03853, USA
    Sep 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Sandy Island, Mirror Lake, NH 03853, USA
    Join us for the all church Retreat on Sandy Island in Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire September 13-15, 2024. Registration is open, online payment is available through a link in the registration form.
  • SECOND FRIDAY CONCERTS present Seth Glier!
    SECOND FRIDAY CONCERTS present Seth Glier!
    Fri, Jun 14
    First Church in Belmont
    Jun 14, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 14, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    VISIT www.secondfridayconcerts.org for information.
  • Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Welcome Blanket Project Crafting Circle
    Tue, Jun 11
    Parlor
    Jun 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Parlor, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Parlor, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Join us for an evening of knitting, crocheting, quilting, and connecting as we create squares for the Welcome Blanket Project with Beth El Temple. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month, alternating between First Church and Beth El. For questions contact Laura Caputo at lscaputo@gmail.com.
  • Annual Church Picnic
    Annual Church Picnic
    Sun, Jun 09
    Town Green
    Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Town Green, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Town Green, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Please join us for a festive end-of-the-church-year celebration on Sunday, June 9, immediately following the 10:00 am single service on the Town Green. Tickets are for sale. Sign up to volunteer today. Please contact Lillian Anderson at landerson@uubelmont.org with questions.
  • FCB Hike for All Ages
    FCB Hike for All Ages
    Sat, Jun 08
    Meet at Parking Lot
    Jun 08, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Meet at Parking Lot, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Meet at Parking Lot, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Please note the change of time! Due to Linda Atkinson's memorial service, we are changing the time of our hike so that all can attend. Please join us on Saturday, June 8, at 2:30 pm in the church parking lot to carpool, or at 2:45 pm in the dirt parking lot at 79 Codman Road in Lincoln
  • Celebration of Life for Linda Atkinson
    Celebration of Life for Linda Atkinson
    Sat, Jun 08
    Sanctuary
    Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sanctuary, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sanctuary, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Please join us in person or livestream to celebrate the life of Linda Atkinson, a beloved longtime member of our community on Saturday, June 8, at 10:00 am, reception to follow.
  • FCB CLASSICAL CONCERTS present Kara Garvie Organ Recital
    FCB CLASSICAL CONCERTS present Kara Garvie Organ Recital
    Fri, Jun 07
    Parish Hall
    Jun 07, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Parish Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Parish Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Kira Garvie has a degree in organ performance from Boston University and a master’s degree in organ and sacred music and a performer’s diploma in organ performance from Indiana University. This concert will be held in the First Church sanctuary, home of our magnificent Casavant organ.
  • FCB Garden Group
    FCB Garden Group
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 06
    Zoom and In Person
    Jun 06, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom and In Person
    Jun 06, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom and In Person
    Join us on the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm October - June. We welcome enthusiasts of all skill levels to discuss seasonal topics and share experiences. Contact Jess Hausman at hausman.jessica@gmail.com for location details and more information.
  • SoUUper Lunch
    SoUUper Lunch
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 05
    Upper Hall
    Jun 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Upper Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Jun 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Upper Hall, 404 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Join us for SoUUper Lunch in the Upper Gathering Hall to connect and deepen over hot soup while fostering friendly conversations and community bonds; all are welcome, including newcomers. Contact Kathy Lind at kathyalind@aol.com or Miriam Baker at miriambaker426@gmail.com for details.

Care

Pastoral Care

For those in need of a caring, listening presence, and those looking to volunteer doing lay pastoral care.

Caring Connection

Providing short-term assistance and support for people in our church community during times of crisis. 

Volunteer

Join A Committee

Members interested in volunteering, giving back and finding new ways to connect are welcome to join our many volunteer committees. We look forward to your input and collaboration.

Volunteer Opportunities 

From volunteering with CRE to being an Usher on Sunday mornings there are so many volunteer opportunities to give your time and connect more deeply. 

Join

Find A Small Group or Support Group

There are many paths from your first visit to feeling at home here at the First Church in Belmont. Find out how you can get involved here.

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