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

  • July 10 Adult Sunday school class, "Getting Through Daily Struggles," 9:30am
  • July 10 Commissioning of Chris & Stephanie Hoklotubbe, during worship, 10:30am
  • July 10 Performance of "Urinetown," 3pm
  • July 12 Session meeting, 7pm
  • July 13 Summer Wednesday Gathering
    Cookout 6pm, worship 7pm, choir 7:30pm
  • July 31 Christmas in July, 10:30am, with potluck to follow
  • Aug 7 Memorial for Sweet Lorraine Faith (in worship), 10:30am
  • Aug. 14 SMP Sunday to celebrate our camps, 10:30am
  • Aug. 14 Ryan Cogswell ordained in Syracuse! (road trip for choir and others)
  • Aug 28 Worship at Castle Island, 10:30am, with potluck cookout to follow
  • Sept. 9-11 Church retreat at Camp Wilmot
  • Sept. 17 Gospel Night, 7:15pm
  • Sept. 18 Pancake breakfast for Sunday school launch, 9:15am
  • Sept. 25 Jubilee Sunday to celebrate a new fall of ministry, 10:30am