The Community Church of Boston

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The Community Church of Boston is a free community united for the study and practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical ideals to individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to all forms of social and economic life. We invite you to read on to discover more about us, join us one Sunday for a thought-provoking and joyful time, or contact the church to find out more about our community: info@communitychurchofboston.org

THIS WEEK AT COMMUNITY CHURCH

Abilities Dance Boston in Residence: Abilities Dance Boston is a dance company for dancers with and without disabilities. Their overall mission is to disrupt antiquated ablest beliefs and disseminate the value of inclusion through dance. They are currently in residence at the Community Church of Boston. Their performing company of adult professional dancers with and without disabilities perform across the Boston area and beyond.


SUNDAY, February 24 at 11 am:

“The Demise of the Evangelical Christian Church and
the need for Multiracial Solidarity”

with Edward Carson

Eddie Carson cropped

The church — both the Negro church and the white church cannot fully reconcile their racial differences because at the heart of their differences exist capitalism. It was capitalism that transformed the Negro church after 1970 from an agent seeking radical change to one procuring materialism. And because churches love capitalism, they continue to fall short of being revolutionary change agents. Capitalism promotes racism and divides the Black and white working class from an achievable world. The white church fails at transforming the weak, poor, and oppressed in their space. While “some” provide food and shelter, they have yet to challenge the status of oppression that keeps the soup lines open. Others, including the Black church, have conformed to blaming those who struggle or desire to identify themselves in a non-normative and non-binary capacity, often giving in to the solution of liberalism, as a measure in which capitalism favors them and their paternalism.

Edward Carson was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. He is an independent historian, history teacher, Dean of Multicultural Education
at The Governor’s Academy, and activist. His research looks at race, religion, and Black thought, particularly W.E.B. Du Bois.

performance by Abilities Dance Boston

Join us for lunch after the program.


A recent article published in the New Yorker caught the attention of one of our members: “Break-In at Y-12: How a handful of pacifists and nuns exposed the vulnerability of America’s nuclear-weapons sites.” We’d like to share it with you below, just click on the image to read it.

New Yorker article


The congregation of the Community Church of Boston strives to be a wise steward of both financial and natural resources. We are working together with HEET (Home Energy Efficiency Team) to become more energy efficient, which will keep the congregation more comfortable, lower our energy bills and improve the energy efficiency of our building.


WRITINGS BY CCB MEMBERS & FRIENDS

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


 

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BOSTON AREA RESOURCES

For listings of regional peace and justice events, see the Act-MA list, the AFSC Weekly Calendar, Boston Indymedia, United for Justice and Peace, Massachusetts Bay District of Unitarian-Univeralist Churches’ Programs and Events, and Jobs with Justice’s Workers Rights CalendarCentro Presente (Somerville), the Democracy Center (Cambridge), Encuentro 5 (Chinatown),  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 2018 for those in need.


 

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

Handicap symsm  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.