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Through a range of programs, we empower, nurture and celebrate those whom society passes by. common cathedral was established as an outdoor congregation in 1994, inspired by Jesus’s example of love and compassion.  We work in the hope for a world where every human being is valued. We are non-proselytizing and ecumenical. We welcome and support all people.

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Common Cathedral

We gather every Sunday at 1 p.m. for outdoor worship by the Brewer Fountain on Boston Common, as well as for weekday programs and pastoral care throughout the week.

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Common Art

We provide space, materials and caring staff to support unhoused and low income individuals as they develop their artistic abilities. 

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Boston Warm

Hosted at Boston's Emmanuel Episcopal Church, common cathedral manages the BostonWarm day center which serves nearly 70 guests each day.

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City Reach

An overnight urban outreach program for youth, young adults, and college students from churches of any denomination.

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