News & Announcements

February 22, 2024
By Kate Silfen, Church Historian | February 13, 2024 Council Meeting Report February’s busy council meeting began on a bittersweet note. The Reverend John Edgerton shared the news that after four productive years John Braught will be moving on to…
February 14, 2024
Dear Old South Church, Since Katherine Schofield's departure in December, Council has been hard at work. We've been working to achieve the important goal of having a stable ministerial team of three settled pastors. After several years of major…
February 7, 2024
Old South Church in Boston, a historic congregation of the United Church of Christ, is thrilled to announce its first-ever Lunar New Year celebration. On Saturday, February 10th, all are invited to the church in Copley Square anytime between 11am…
January 18, 2024
For more than 350 years, Old South Church has called the city of Boston our home. We are proud to be connected to the fabric of the city, and do our best to serve our community and the broader world, including through financial support. Each year,…
January 18, 2024
By Kate Silfen, Church Historian | January 9, 2024 Council Meeting Report The first Council meeting of 2024 brought good news for Old South. Treasurer Bill Bulkeley reported that a combination of factors have reduced our deficit to about a third of…
December 21, 2023
Dear Church, You might not have known it, but you just gave away well over a hundred thousand dollars. No, you didn’t accidentally drop a rare coin into a bell-ringer’s bucket. Just by being a part of Old South Church, you gave with great…
December 20, 2023
By Kate Silfen, Church Historian | December 2023 Council Meeting Report The Reverend John Edgerton opened our December Council with a reading of William Butler Yeats’ “Second Coming,” a poem that reflects the complicated Advent season we are…
December 6, 2023
By Kate Silfen, Church Historian | November 14, 2023 Council Meeting Report Council gathered for a busy meeting on November 14th. The Reverend Katherine Schofield opened Council’s with an opening prayer from Anne Cohen. After checking-in with one…