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Sunday, June 11th at 11 AM

“‘Shake Off Your Chains’: The Story
Behind ‘Songs of Slavery & Emancipation’”
A Film Screening
with Mat Callahan

Join us for music and a discussion about newly rediscovered songs composed by enslaved people explicitly calling for resistance to slavery. After the film at noon, lunch will be served, followed by the 2023 CCB annual meeting at 1 p.m.

• Mat Callahan is a musician and author originally from San Francisco, where he founded Komotion International. He is the author of Sex, Death & the Angry Young Man; Testimony; and The Trouble with Music as well as the editor of Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songbook. He currently resides in Bern, Switzerland.



Scan the QR Code or click on the image to register for the Phil Weiss event.


Dear Friends,

We are exquisitely honored to add a scrumptious coda to this year’s music series, with a performance from our friend Dillon Bustin, on Friday, June 9th at 7 PM ET. Dillon will be live in person at The Community Church of Boston, (Copley Square) and we will stream the show on our Zoom and YouTube platforms (links below). We’d love you to be here in person if you can. The show is free, but you are encouraged to buy a ticket here or make a donation. All proceeds go to the performer.

This concert will be live in the Lothrop Auditorium and broadcast on Zoom, and YouTube.
Join Dillon Bustin In Concert in the Lothrop Auditorium

Purchase Tickets Here!


You can watch our past recorded programs anytime
or watch programs as they occur live on YouTube.


Gun Violence in America Can and Must be Challenged! by Virginia Pratt

Articles by Rev. William Alberts on CounterPunch
Quotes from Victor Wallis, Red-Green Revolution… by Victor Wallis
After the Mid-Term Elections by Mark Solomon
Global Inequalities, Local Remedies by Rev. Dr. Norm Faramelli
What Would Gandhi Do? by David Lewit
Remembering Hiroshima with Consideration for its Current and Future Implications by Virginia Pratt
A Eulogy for Hank Faunce by Edward Beuchert
Agelessness, Ageism, And Aging by Mary Lynn Cramer
The Limits of Liberal Rhetoric: Profits vs. Jobs by Mary Lynn Cramer
It’s Time to Recall the Sub-prime Loans by Virginia Pratt


For listings of regional peace and justice events, see the Act-MA list, the AFSC Weekly Calendar, Boston Indymedia, United for Justice and Peace, and Massachusetts Jobs with Justice’s ResourcesCentro Presente (Somerville), the Democracy Center (Cambridge), Encuentro 5 (Boston),  Lucy Parsons Center (Jamaica Plain) and Spontaneous Celebrations (Jamaica Plain) also publish a ‘calendar of events’ hosted at their respective community spaces.

The Community Church of Boston has also compiled a Homeless and Low Income Resource Guide 2020 for those in need.

Sexually transmitted diseases in Suffolk County and Boston area rates tend to be higher than the national averages. For more information and resources for free testing in Boston contact these local health organizations.


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If you’d like to join us on Sunday in-person, mask are not required but recommended.
Mask and Hand Sanitizer are available on site.

All Programs are held on the second floor in the Lothrop Auditorium.

Small elevator, wheelchair accessible.

CCB is located near the Orange line-Back Bay or
the Green line-Copley T Stops.
On Street Parking and at Back Bay Parking Garage, 199 Clarendon Street.
Discount Vouchers available for parking in the garage.

Community Church of Boston is located at
565 Boylston Street, 2nd fl., Boston, MA 02116

web: www.communitychurchofboston.org;
email: info@communitychurchofboston.org; tel: 617-266-6710