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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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“In Concert with Eliza Gilkyson”

When: Sunday, June 7, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 • Boston

Virtual Service:

Watch it Live on CCB’s YouTube Channel

Due to quarentine being lifted, check back for updates about this program.

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"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

"What You Always Wanted to Know About Russia but Were Afraid to Ask." with Ray McGovern

When: Sunday, April 12, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • 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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CANCELED: "Femke Rosenbaum and the world of community arts in JP"

When: Sunday, March 22, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

Jamaica Plain activist and community organizer Femke Rosenbaum was an early mover and shaker in the ‘70s struggle to stop highway construction that would have sliced through the heart of a string of Boston communities. The project was defeated, and now in its place, is the Southwest Corridor, public transportation, parks and recreation, bike paths to downtown.

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MPV-Boston: Join us for refreshments and a talk by Abdi Nor Iftin

When: Friday, March 6, 2020, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 2nd fl. • Boston

Author of “Call Me American” Abdi  is  a  radio journalist, public speaker and the author of “Call Me American”,
the true story of his heroic survival in war-ravaged Mogadishu and his incredible journey to a new life in America.

For more information contact Muslims For Progressive Values - Boston: boston.mpv@gmail.com 

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: “The Power of Story to Build a Movement” with Mothers Out Front

When: Sunday, March 8, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

Members of Mothers Out Front will share their stories of how they moved from inaction to engagement as mothers passionate about making a livable world for our children. In between their stories, we will explore why a compelling personal story can be such a powerful tool for building a movement.

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"The Frozen Sea" a John O’Brien play directed by Jason Taylor

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

What do you do if one of your students is convicted of a false crime?
What do you do when the world that has convicted that student is insane?
What do you do when you witness injustice up close?

If you're John O'Brien, you write a play.

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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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“Heading for Extinction: What to do About it” with John Burkhardt

When: Sunday, February 16, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

We are in the midst of an unprecedented climate crisis and ecological breakdown that threatens the continuation of life as we know it: record atmospheric carbon levels, global temperature rise, deforestation, plastic pollution, mass extinction of species... Join us to hear the latest information on the state of our planet, and learn how to become part of a global movement of social transformation for a livable future. • John Burkhardt has been a volunteer with Extinction Rebellion since March.

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“Muslims for Progressive Values: Interfaith Muslim Service” with Kandeel Javid

When: Sunday, February 9, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 

 

(No 11:00 AM Service)

As Muslims for Progressive Values, we advocate for equal humans rights, inclusion and justice for all in the United States and around the world. Our work goes beyond social justice as our message of peace is to build community of love and peace with all. Please join us for Interfaith Muslims service is a spiritual service which is to unite us all while embracing our differences with the light of divine. 

music by CommUnity Voices

 

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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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"2020: Make or Break for Global Environment and Peace” with Mazin Qumsiyeh

When: Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

We welcome back with open arms this engaging and celebrated Palestinian scientist, lecturer and activist. We thank our co-sponsors for hosting this event with us, as part of our 100th Anniversary Celebration.

Qumsiyeh will discuss the historical and geopolitical context on how we arrived at the junction where even climate change conferences end in admitted failure, conflicts rage in the Arab World, elite populists (Trump, Modi, Netanyahu) run powerful countries, and people follow like lemmings to the cliff. He articulates actions of mitigation and adaptation.

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“Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Legacy” with Charles Coe

When: Sunday, January 19, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

A Reflection on the impact of Martin Luther King on American life and politics through poetry, prose, and personal experience.

• Charles Coe is the author of three books of poetry and a novel, “Spin Cycles,” about a homeless man on the streets of Boston. He was a 2017 Artist-in-Residence for the city of Boston and teaches poetry and prose in Newport MFA program at Salve Regina University.

music by CommUnity Voices

 

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