Interfaith Programs

Interfaith Programs

Coffee and Conversations

Local clergy and community members chat together with a faith presence. A weekly program that meets at Starbucks in the Longmeadow Shops at 9:30 am on Tuesdays.

All are welcome. Please join us as you are able.…

Friends Next Door

An Interfaith Bible Study

Pastors Pam and Marisa are part of a local interfaith clergy group made up of members who are Jewish, Unitarian Universalist, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, United Church of Christ and more. This group is launching a bible study this fall and next spring, teaming up different pairs of local clergy and offering it to all of our community together.

Interfaith Bible Study Part II
Thursdays in the Spring 2019
•  April 11, 7pm at Sinai Temple

The Bible study will look at stories out of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Ruth, Esther and more.

These will take place at local area faith communities in Longmeadow, E. Longmeadow or the Springfield border (to be announced soon!), and will be led by pairs of local interfaith clergy, including Pastors Pam and Marisa.…

Church Without Walls

Come down and join Pastor Marisa with a growing First Church presence at this organic outdoor service, rain or shine! Introduce yourself, meet our friends in the streets who join us in worship!

First Church is now part of Church Without Walls – a ministry to the homeless in Springfield started ten years ago by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. It has now grown into an ecumenical ministry with many Episcopal and UCC churches, providing weekly outdoor worship in all seasons at Court Square, Springfield, with a communion service at noon and lunch for all. Pastor Marisa is partnering the first Sunday of every month with Rev. Peter Swarr of St. Mark’s Episcopal in East Longmeadow, a friend of First Church from the Circle of Faith Habitat House Build we did back in 2016.  Church Without Walls begins at noon.…