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

  • April 20-24 NO Soul Possibilities classes (April Vacation)
  • April 22 12 Steps and the Christian Walk Soup N Study, 6:30pm-7:30
  • April 22 New and expanded English classes begin! 5:30 supper, 6pm-8 class. Actitivies for children will be provided.
  • April 22 Choir rehearses for Fourth Fest, 7:30pm
  • April 25 Membership exploration class, 9:30am-11:45
  • April 26 APPRECIATION DAY worship service, 10:30am
  • May 3 Fourth Fest fund-raiser at Laugh Boston, 2:30pm-5:30 ($50/person)
  • May 9 Training for Godly Play Sunday school curriculum, with Rev. Beth Wieman, in the morning. (Feel free to bring your children; contact Katie Cole for more details.)
  • May 9 Honors recital, featuring Irena's award-winning piano students, 5pm
  • May 10 Commissioning of Burns Stanfield for his sabbatical, 10:30am
  • May 12 GBIO Action Meeting (with Governor Baker, Speaker DeLeo, AG Healy, Mayor Walsh), 7:30pm-9:30, at Trinity Church in Copley Square. Fourth's quota: 90 people!
  • May 17 Launch of the 2015 Share-the-Vision mortgage campaign
  • May 24 PENTECOST worship service: wear red if you like, and come enjoy the Pentecost pageant!
  • June 13/14 "Broadway Caberet" performances, Sat. 7pm, Sun. 4pm
  • June 14 Children's day in worship