Event Notices

Panel Discussion: Slavery and its Legacies at Old North

Slavery and Its Legacies at Old North: Confronting the Past, Envisioning the Future Speakers: Jared Hardesty, PhD, Associate Professor of History at Western Washington University; Jonathan Chu, PhD, Professor of History at UMass Boston; Madeleine Rodriguez, JD, associate at Foley Hoag in the Litigation Department; and the Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris, Bishop Suffragan of Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Dozens of Pets Attend Annual Blessing of the Animals on the Prado

Old North Church, with attendance from RUFF North End dog group, hosted their annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday afternoon in honor of St. Francis Day. Dozens of pets, accompanied by their humans, congregated on the Prado to receive individual blessings from Rev. Ellie Terry and Rev. Stephen Ayres of Old North Church. A Read More…

Event Notices

Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 6

Join clergy and friends from the Old North Church along with RUFF on Sunday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m. in the Prado for the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis Day. All creatures great and small are welcome and will receive an individual blessing. We will gather for a short liturgy Read More…

Meetings

Old North Church Presents Garden Improvement Proposal for Community Preservation Grant

The Old North Church Foundation is seeking support for a Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant to supplement its own fundraising as part of renovations for its North garden area, along with accessibility and related infrastructure renovations. Rev. Stephen T. Ayres, Vicar and Executive Director of the Foundation, presented to North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association Read More…

Featured Meetings

Old North Receives Support for Community Preservation Act Application for Capital Improvements

Rev. Stephen Ayres gained unanimous support (7-0) from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding for capital improvements to the Old North campus. Old North is applying for a CPA grant to remodel and open up the North Side courtyard and gardens. They would also like Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

New Exhibit: “Still Standing: 300 Years of the Clough House at Old North”

Old North Church & Historic Site is excited to launch a new exhibit in Patriots Corner Gallery, offering insight on the three hundred year history of the Ebenezer Clough House, a treasured part of our campus, and a building that was erected even before the church itself. Built circa 1715, the Clough House is one Read More…

Community

Panel Discusses How We Can Build Community Through Housing

In a historic space well-known for being at the center of important events, the Old North Church, in partnership with Historic Boston Inc., provided a forum for a panel discussion on housing. The panel, comprised of Donna Brown who acted as Moderator, Christine Clements, Angie Liou, and Raber Umphenour, lent insights and experiences toward exploring Read More…

Event Notices

Old North to Participate in Nationwide Bell Ringing Aug. 25

The North End’s Old North Church will take part in a nationwide bell ringing to remember and honor those Africans brought to this country as enslaved people 400 years ago on Sunday, August 25 at 3 p.m. The bell-ringing is part of a Healing Day at Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia, commemorating the landing Read More…

Event Notices

Building Community Through Housing – A Panel Discussion on How We Live

Join panelists Christine Clements, Angie Liou, and Raber Umphenour as they lead a discussion exploring creative housing approaches that have great impact on the community: co-housing, artist co-ops, affordable housing for recent immigrants. Wednesday, August 21 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Old North Church, 193 Salem Street. Register to attend here. Moderated by Read More…

Schools

Eliot Students Clean Old North Plaques and Learn About Pew Ownership in the 1700s

The Old North Church recently hosted the Eliot School eighth graders to clean the brass plaques inside the church as part of their service project. The students also participated in a program called Sacred Seats: Social Implications of Colonial Church Seating. This program taught the Eliot students about pew ownership in the 18th century. They Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Patriots Corner Gallery “Rally Point” Exhibit at Old North’s Clough House – May 17 through July 15

RALLY POINT: BRAVERY + ACTIONPatriots Corner Gallery at Old North ChurchClough House, 21 Unity Street, BostonMay 17 – July 15, 2019 Old North Church & Historic Site presents its first art show in the exhibition space, Patriots Corner Gallery, located in the Clough House on Unity Street.  The famous signal lanterns of April 18, 1775, displayed in the Old Read More…