Please join us this Sunday at 10 am in the sanctuary of First Churches or if you are feeling too vulnerable or unable to join us in person, we plan to live stream this Sunday straight to youtube.
NORTHAMPTON. At 5:30 pm on Saturday, May 7th, world renowned cellist, and Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Iraq, Karim Wasfi, makes a local appearance with Jehann El-Bisi, invited artist, as part of his people-to-people cultural arts exchange between the US and Iraq. The public is invited to this free performance, part of a national tour, bringing together poets, painters and musicians. "This event is an offering of light, and encouragement to all, during these challenging times. It is a celebration of collaboration, interconnectivity, synergy, the yearning for peace, and the restoration of humanity, felt by people around the world", according to the artists’ statement. As a survivor of a war-torn Iraq, post US invasion, Karim Wasfi’s knowledge and experience is relevant to the current world situation. He spends a great deal of his time traveling, performing, and creating [...]
OCEAN VUONG LIVE!--MAY 19 presenting his new book of poetry TIME IS A MOTHER MAY 19 AT 7 pm At First Churches 129 Main Street, Northampton, MA The event will be moderated by poet Tiana Clark sponsored by Broadside Bookshop Please note: For Ocean's national tour for Time is a Mother, he will not be signing books at his events. Pre-signed copies will be available for purchase when you enter First Churches. SEATING IS LIMITED--COME EARLY!
Join Congressman James McGovern and Congressman Jamie Raskin as they host a town hall here are First Churches for members of the community. Use the link HERE to watch May 31st 5:30pm to 8pm