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“The Culture of Despair” with Chris Hedges

When: Sunday, December 20, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

The rupture of social bonds throughout American society has created a culture of despair, one where individuals and groups seek affirmation in acts of self-destruction. How do we restore those bonds? And if we cannot what will it mean for the United States and the world?

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“Where is the Hope?” with Rev. June R. Cooper

When: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Signs of Hope-Derrick Bell a noted Harvard Professor wrote a book called Faces at the Bottom of the Well, The Permanence of Racism (1992) in which he states that racism is a permanent feature of American society. Do we accept this claim or do we see hope rising for recent protest and calls for police reform?
 
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"Boston Suffrage and Activism in 1919" with Pam Swing

When: Sunday, October 4, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Members of the Six Point Group. Left to right: Monica Whately, Betty Archdale, Ruby Rich, Florence McFarland, Betty Gram Swing and Frances Slimon

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Anniversary of Contrast: the 75th Year of UN Founding and Atomic Bombings

When: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 9:00 am to Sunday, August 9, 2020, 5:00 pm
Where: Newton Free Library (Main Branch) • Homer St. and Walnut St. • Newton

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is reflecting on two of the most pivotal events in world history on their 75th anniversaries: the founding of the United Nations and the dropping of A-bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in an 11 sign lawn exhibit on the Walnut street side of the Newton Free Library from August 6 to 9. 

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“A People's Guide to Greater Boston”  with Eleni Macrakis, Suren Moodliar and Joseph Nevins

When: Sunday, August 16, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Join co-authors, Eleni Macrakis, Suren Moodlair and Joseph Nevins, for a discussion about their book A People's Guide to Greater Boston.

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“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” with Rev. William Alberts

When: Sunday, August 23, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Virtual Program:
watch on Youtube
Sunday, August 23 at 11:00 am
“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” 
with Rev. William Alberts
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"An American Baptist in Cuba" with Rev. Allan McClendon

When: Sunday, July 26, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 

Virtual Program Live on CCB's YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzqBfbtvnhNKWmzpCm0lIA
 

"An American Baptist in Cuba" with Rev. Allan McClendon

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"Preparing for the Pandemic in Honduras" with Sendy Suazo, Omar Suazo and Alba Bodden

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

"The Two Worst Ways To Make Policy: Constitutional Originalism and Biblical Literalism" with Barry Lynn

When: Sunday, April 19, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Virtual Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • 2nd Fl • Boston

VIRTUAL SERVICE: Sacco and Vanzetti, Our Patron Saints & Martyr Heroes

When: Sunday, March 29, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

Join us via Zoom:

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Topic: Community Church of Boston
Time: Mar 29, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 408 310 733

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“W. E. B. Du Bois Address” with Tony Menelik Van Der Meer

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

This presentation will focus on the leadership qualities and contemporary importance of W. E. B. Du Bois and Malcolm X. Why are their ideas relevant to todays social, cultural, political and economic realities? 

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Community Church of Boston Turns 100: We Kickoff the Festivities with Samodivi

When: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

HERE WE ARE, one hundred years later, looking back on our history, and looking forward into our second century. Join us for Samodivi, the finest music Berklee has to offer, food, birthday cake, reminiscences, toasts to our glorious past, and toasts to our glorious future. Creative Mischief for Social Justice, A Free Pulpit in Action, A Peace and Justice Congregation since 1920…that’s what we are. Join us to kickoff our year of commemoration, celebration and inspiration!

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“Oppression and Liberation in Boston: 3 Voices”

When: Sunday, January 12, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

with Amo Ngoepe, Rev. Jay Williams,
Dean Stevens; Dave Lewit: Moderator

 

(No 11:00 AM Service)

• Amo Ngoepe is Old South Church’s Pastoral Resident, outreach minister for OSC to Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, (G)RACE Speaks, and the Climate Change Task Force.

• Rev. Jay Williams is principal pastor of Union United Methodist Church in the South End

• Dean Stevens is a musician, translator, coffee merchant, and interim administrator here at CCB

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“Dios de los Muertos for US?” with Rev. Ignacio Castuera

When: Sunday, November 3, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

The Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead may provide ways to celebrate accomplishments and search for future tasks. 

• Born in Puebla, Mexico Rev. Ignacio Castuera has benefited from the best years of California’s commitment to education. He holds a Doctorate from Claremont School of Theology and served as pastor, Counseling Psychologist, Social Service Agency’s Director and District Superintendent in the United Methodist Church.

music by Afro-Pop Band, Kina Zoré

 

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“In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day” with Tom Pacheco

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Tom Pacheco’s songs have been covered by Jefferson Starship, the Band, Rick Danko, Richie Havens, Scott Petito and Leslie Ritter, John Hall and dozens of European artists, many becoming number one hits in England and Norway. His albums have sold well in Europe. One became platinum in the mid 90’s. He played folk rock in Greenwich Village, NY in the lat 60’s and alternative country in Austin Texas in the early 80’s. He walked out on the Nashville songwriting factories and spent 10 years in Dublin Ireland recording and touring extensively in Europe.

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