4th Church Boston 2014
Welcome! Fourth Church has been a part of South Boston since 1870. Situated between two housing projects, the church has at the heart of its mission a commitment to serve the neighborhood, touching the lives of well over 650 people every month. "...The very epitome of a living urban ministry - ... a vital presence in the community..." - Boston Herald more  »


We are called to bear witness to the Good News of new life in Jesus Christ by praising God, growing together in the Spirit, and serving our neighbors in love. Through the blessing of the Holy Spirit, we seek to glorify God and shine as a beacon of hope in the community with open doors, eager hands and caring hearts.


Upcoming Events

  • Dec. 19 Caroling party at the Stanfield home (11 Norway Rd, Milton). Soups, goodies, and caroling! 6pm-9
  • Dec. 21 Advent service of sung prayer (style of Taize), 6pm-6:45
  • Dec. 24 Christmas Eve service, 7pm
  • Dec. 25 Christmas morning Sunday service, with a celebration of the Light born in our midst, 10:30am
  • Jan. 1 Sunday worship service to celebrate and pray for a new year, 10:30am
  • Jan. 8 Baptism of the Lord Sunday — we reaffirm baptism and offer a ritual of blessing: "You are Godís BelovedÖ." 10:30am
  • Jan. 10 Registration for new Soul Possibilities session, 5:30pm-7
    This session's kids' theater production is Godspell!
  • Jan. 10 Session meeting, 7pm
  • Jan. 12 Materials due for Annual Report
  • Jan. 15 Annual Report and Budget available
  • Jan. 16-20 Soul Possibilities (afterschool) classes begin
  • Jan. 22 Musical guests in worship! Chattertocks a cappella from Brown University, 10:30am
  • Jan. 22 Annual Meeting: We elect officers and vote on the pastorís revised terms of call. After worship, 12:15pm
  • Jan. 29 Ordination of new deacons & elders. 10:30am, with potluck lunch to follow

Soul Possibilities
Winter Soul Possibilities Registration

Register here for Winter 2017 Session