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A Eulogy for Hank Faunce

August 8th, 2013

Delivered by Edward Beuchert At the Community Church of Boston June 30, 2013   Hank Faunce’s Promethean Commentary Plus Jazz radio show aired on WMFO 91.5 FM for a total of 23 years, starting in 1975 after he had been at WGBH for 9 years. Hank was an eloquent and erudite man, an expert on […]

“Life: A Penalty Worse than Death” Sermon

June 27th, 2011

In order for us to begin I want everyone to get into somewhat of an uncomfortable place. I want you to take a moment to close your eyes. Visualize a moment in your life when you have felt hopeless. Visualize a moment when you have felt that your life was devalued and you had little […]

Why We Still Honor Black History Month – Sermon by Rev. Jason Lydon

February 13th, 2011

I must say that it has been incredibly difficult to do much of anything this week other than watch Al-Jazeera. My heart, mind, and spirit have been filled with attention to the revolutionary organizing and mobilizing that has happened in Egypt. The actions and voices of millions of Egyptians has taken down the reign of […]

Letter to Governor Patrick on Mass. Parole

January 16th, 2011

Dear Governor Patrick, It with sadness and deep concern for our Commonwealth that I write this letter today. I serve as the minister of the Community Church of Boston, a 90-year peace and justice congregation rooted in the city of Boston. Your choice, this past week, to overhaul the parole system in the way that […]

The Community Church of Boston Stands with Chuck Turner

November 11th, 2010

To City Council President Michael Ross and All Residents of Boston, We, the members and friends of the Communty Church of Boston, are outraged at the travesty of justice that occurred on Friday, October 29th at the Moakley Courthouse. Our dear friend, City Councilor Chuck Turner, who has stood by us for many years, has […]

The Sheriff of Nottingham Lives

May 24th, 2010

by Stephen Metcalf (prisoner member of the Community Church of Boston) The evil Sheriff of Nottingham lives.  He lives in the person of the current Sheriff of Bristol County. It seems that the Sheriff of Bristolham didn’t get the memo that said “being in prison” is the punishment.  He also didn’t read that piling on […]

The Magical Christmas Story of Hope

December 23rd, 2009

Reading – Luke 1:26-52, 2:1-20 (http://bible.oremus.org/?passage=Luke+1) This is a story about miracles! This is a story about the endless possibility of hope! It is absolutely true that we could spend this entire morning discussing the complications, hypocracies, doubts, and even oppressiveness of this story. We could talk about the commercialization of Christmas. We could talk […]

Check out the New Community Church of Boston Brochure

September 28th, 2009

The Community Church of Boston is amazed at the great work done by Red Sun Press.  We are excited about our new brochures.  Please take a look.  There are paper copies available at the church.  Please do pick them up and share with your friends or with possible new members!

Viviane Saleh-Hanna on the Global and Historical Implications of the Prison Industrial Complex

June 7th, 2009

DR. VIVIANE SALEH-HANNA “Uncovering the Global and Historical Impacts of the Prison Industrial Complex“ Where did this system of domination and control, from the police to the prisons, come from?  How have we gotten to the place of international prison expansion?  Viviane Saleh-Hanna will discuss with us about how we have gotten to where we […]

Message from Darrell Jones, a prisoner at Old Colony

May 5th, 2009

Please watch this video and get involved to take action!! End the Secrecy: Democracy Dies behind closed doors from joanna marinova on Vimeo.

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