In 2012, at the centennial celebration of our church building, First Church Somerville embarked on an ambitious capital campaign to preserve and improve our place of worship and fellowship. Under the theme of "Defying Gravity: Taking the Beloved Community to New Heights," we sought pledges from our membership, as well as from far-flung friends and proud FCS alumni, in order to realize our dreams of a safe, accessible, and sustainable building. “Defying Gravity” was a smashing success, and we exceeded our pledge goal of $500,000, raising $770,000 to date!
Renovations began in 2013 with an overhaul of our sanctuary, and continue with a complete renovation of the building envelope, upgrades to our Sunday school spaces and structural work on our foundation. Tune in here for construction updates from the Building Committee!