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Edwards Church, United Church of Christ (UCC), Framingham, MA
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Outreach

We seek to share God’s love by offering food, shelter, and hope, and by working for a world where all are treated with dignity.

  • We collect food for A Place to Turn Food Pantry in Natick, eyeglasses for the Lions Club, diapers and cleaning supplies for homeless families living in motels, and Christmas gifts for families at Pathways Family Shelter.

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  • In recent years, youth and adults have traveled to West Virginia, North Carolina, the Dominican Republic, the District of Columbia, New York City, Michigan, and San Francisco to build houses, glean fields, serve meals, and work with the International Heifer Project.

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  • Each month, families of Edwards Church provide monetary support to enable a child to attend school at the Tibetan Children’s Village inMaking beads of courage Dharamsala, India.

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  • In partnership with Grace UCC in Framingham, we sponsor educational events to encourage new ways to care for our fragile planet.

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  • We share worship and a meal with our homeless brothers and sisters through Common Cathedral in Boston.

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  • We are developing a sister-church relationship with the Pentecost Church of Chile congregation in Concepcion, Chile.

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  • Together with Plymouth UCC in Framingham, we are educating ourselves and developing programs to offer spiritual support to returning veterans and their families. Click here for a flyer about the free yoga class we offer for veterans on Monday nights at 6 p.m.

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  • We support local, national, and international organizations that offer empowerment and opportunity to others.

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  • Through the United Church of Christ , we participate in efforts all over the world to bring dignity and hope to people, through partnerships with local churches and organizations.