Religious Centers (Archive)

Friends Meeting at Cambridge

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 June 2014.

Phone: 617-876-6883
Website: http://www.fmcquaker.org
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History

The Religious Society of Friends (also called Quakers) has been a presence in Boston since the first Quaker arrived in 1656. The first Cambridge congregation of the Religious Society of Friends gathered in 1914 at Phillips Brooks House in Harvard Yard. In 1937, the Meeting (congregation) purchased Alice Longfellow’s house, which is now used... Read more about Friends Meeting at Cambridge

Faith Lutheran Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 617-354-0414
Email: info@faithcambridge.org
Website: http://www.faithcambridge.org
[flickr_set id="72157621937325932"] History Swedish immigrants founded Faith Lutheran Church in 1892. The minister at the time would go down to the docks, meet Swedish Lutherans, and bring them back to Cambridge and secure jobs and housing for them. Church services were conducted entirely in Swedish until the late-1930s and, until recently, older... Read more about Faith Lutheran Church

Grant AME Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 September 2014.

Phone: 617-427-0670
Email: info@game-bos.org [home], pastorellis@game-bos.org [home]
Website: http://www.game-bos.org/
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Young Israel of Brookline

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 July 2018.

Phone: 617-734-0276
Email: office@yibrookline.org
Website: http://www.yibrookline.org/
History The congregation was founded in 1953 and services were originally held in small house on Fuller Street.  The congregation grew rapidly and in 1964 the members moved to a larger space on Green Street. After an electrical fire destroyed the synagogue building on January 11, 1994, the community continued to thrive as their services... Read more about Young Israel of Brookline

Wat Buddhabhavana (Great Wisdom Center)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 18 June 2019.

Phone: 978-692-3120
Website: http://www.middlesexdesign.com/gwc/
[flickr_set id="72157621939093370"] History Originally known as The Laotian Temple of Massachusetts, Wat Buddhabhavana was founded in the mid-1990s by a small Lao community in Lowell, Massachusetts. In the early 2000s, due to the illness of the head monk of the temple and his subsequent retirement, the temple's lay board members considered dissolving the temple.... Read more about Wat Buddhabhavana (Great Wisdom Center)

Trinity Lutheran Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 August 2015.

Phone: 617-327-8866
Originally a church of the German language and ethnic characteristic; it also sponsored services in Estonian and Latvian, and founded the Martin Luther Orphanage (1871) and the Gethsemone Cemetery (1871).

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