First Church Somerville UCC
First Church Somerville UCC

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Curious, fun-loving, warm, open. Progressive, justice-doing, questioning. Young and young at heart. Boundary-busting community. Just as God made us, and as we are becoming.

We are Beloved.
So are you.

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First Church Somerville UCC

Sunday Morning Sabbath Worship at 10 am

9am: Choir Rehearsal
10am: Worship with Sunday School
11am: Coffee hour

First Church Blog

Retreat Weekend

Posted on January 29, 2015

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All-Church Retreat

Jan 30, All Day


Feb 4, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

West of 93 and Suburbs North Potluck

Feb 8, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Ash Wednesday Service

Feb 18, 7:00pm -

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Social Anxiety Soap Opera

I have been attending a new church. I love the worship, and the people are nice enough, but I am having a hard time getting past the surface and finding real friends. As an introvert, coffee hour terrifies me. When I do manage to go, I only make it about 10 feet into the parish hall, and give it about five wrenching minutes before I flee. It pains me to see all those people laughing and having fun, and having to feel on the outside of things.

Dear Theo / 5 months ago


Kenneth L. Samuel

God orchestrates the delays and the disappointments and the detours of our lives to teach us the value of patience.

UCC Daily Devotional / 23 hours ago


Molly Baskette

The realist's explanation of the miraculous feeding is that Jesus shamed the crowd into sharing their bag lunches. The dreamer's explanation is that it was an out-and-out, nature-defying miracle.

UCC Daily Devotional / 2 days ago