Arlington Street Church, Unitarian Universalist. Gathered in Love and Service for Justice and Peace. 351 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

All Souls Day


Don't Forget - Change your Clocks - Fall Back!

Don't forget to turn your clocks back an hour on Saturday night!

The Ramp is Coming!

Site Tour Sunday ~ 12:00 Noon ~ Boylston St. Side Yard
The ramp on the alley side of the church has outlived its legal lifetime. A permanent ramp to make the sanctuary accessible from the Boylston Street side will be built ... and soon! Find out more.

Fair Trade Holiday Sale!

Sundays, November 2, and December 14, 12:00 Noon - 2:00 pm ~ Parish Hall

Just in time for holiday entertaining and gift-giving, our friends from CREA (Center for Reflection, Education, and Action) will be selling many products from El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, the Congo, Palestine, and Uganda. Read more.

New Member Class

Sunday, Meet ASC ~ 12:30 pm, Hunnewell Chapel
All interested newcomers are warmly invited to our next two-session new member class. Rev. Kim joins us for the first session, where we share stories about our spiritual journeys and ask our burning questions. This class is a wonderful opportunity to deepen your relationship and knowledge of Arlington Street, and to discern whether you are ready to join. In our second session, we learn a little of Arlington Street's history, polity, and practices; and meet some of our illustrious leadership and staff. Please sign up at the Welcome Table in the parish hall after the service. All are welcome!

Arlington Street Circle of Caring

First meeting: Sunday, 12:30 pm ~ Frothingham Library

Are you battling illness, caring for someone who is ill, or in the process of losing someone you love? Or have you already lost them, and are you trying to cope with the heartbreak and anger that accompany loss and grief? Find out more.

Coffee Hour and Lunch

Sunday ~ Immediately following worship, Parish Hall
Let's all gather downstairs for coffee, soup, sandwiches, and community! If you're visiting Arlington Street Church, or would like information about Unitarian Universalism, please visit the Welcome Table.


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Covenant Renewal ~ Have You Pledged Yet?

Central Reform Temple's 10th Anniversary: A Special Invitation!

Friday, November 7th, 6:30​ pm, 15 Newbury Street ​

Coro Allegro presents "American Visions"

Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 3:00 pm – Jordan Hall, Boston​

From Words to Wings: Stories from Ecuador

Tuesday, Nov 11th, 5:45 pm ~ Perkins Room, Refreshments will be served

Buddha's Belly ~ The Buddhist Book Discussion and Arlington Street Zen Center

Tuesday, November 11th ~ 6:00 pm, Hunnewell Chapel

Arlington Street Church Corporation Meeting

Sunday, November 16th ~ 12:30 PM, Hunnewell Chapel

The Sanctuary Boston Worship Service

Wednesday, November 19th ~ 6:00 pm, Hunnewell Chapel

Want To Showcase Your Crafts at the Holiday Bazaar?

Sundays, December 7th, 14th, 21st ~ 10:30 -10:45 am & 12-1:00 pm, Parish Hall

Coming Up at ASCenter

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Your Thanksgiving Pie Order Provides Hot Meals

Sunday ~ 12:00 Noon, Parish Hall

Do You Know the Names of the People Sitting Around You?

Sunday, November 2nd ~ 12 Noon, Parish Hall

Kundalini Yoga Class

Every Wednesday ~ 6:00 pm, Hunnewell Chapel

Social Action

Find out how to get involved.

Making a Difference for Immigrant Children and Families

Please bring food on Sundays November 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Click for food items needed.

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute (PI) Presentation

Sunday, November 9th ~ 9:30 am, Parish Hall

Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Detainees

Sunday, November 9th ~ 2:00 pm, 20 Bradston Street, Boston

Children’s Religious Education (CRE)

CRE This Sunday

Sunday, CRE is meeting in our grade based groups. Check out CRE to learn more.

Children's Religious Education Wants You!

Would you enjoy assisting behind the scenes, sharing a story or your spiritual practice, going on a field trip, leading a sex ed class, holding babies, building with legos, or digging in the dirt! If the answer is yes, please contact Laura or Erica for more information!

CRE Is on Facebook!

Check out the CRE Facebook page to see what we're up to!

ASC's Children's Religious Education Blog

Check out the CRE blog to see what's coming up and what we've been doing lately.

View ASC's Children's Religious Education Calendar

Check out the CRE calendar to see what's coming up!


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Coro Allegro presents "American Visions"

Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 3:00 pm – Jordan Hall, Boston​

Join the Arlington Street Choir this Fall!

Every Thursday ~ 7:00 pm, Clarke Room


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  If you are new to Unitarian Universalism,
  “Voices of a Liberal Faith — Unitarian Universalists”

  is a great introduction. Click here to watch
  this ten minute video!



Special Considerations for Special Needs

The Arlington Street public transit station re-opened in June 2009 and now provides handicapped access from the transit station to street level via elevators and/or a ramp. A separate part of the MBTA project created a wheelchair ramp leading from street level on Boylston Street to the church office door.

Handicapped access to the Sanctuary on Arlington Street is provided by a ramp on Arlington Street which leads to an entrance to the Sanctuary.

During worship services, and other special events, FM amplification headsets can be provided upon request. Braille hymnals are also available for Sunday services, as well as a large print version of the hymnal and each week’s order of service. Please ask an usher for assistance.

Arlington Street Church has a wheelchair accessible restroom immediately adjacent to the Sanctuary.


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It's Sunday at 11 am
Do You Know Where Your
Spiritual Communtiy Is?

Join us for worship this Sunday! The Sermon by Rev. Kim K. Crawford Harvie is "Be Curious."

Arlington Street Church is a Welcoming Congregation.

All are welcome!

Enter through the
Great Doors at
25 Arlington Street, Boston

Book a Tour of Arlington Street Church

Arlington Street Church offers tours of our historic church for Coming of Age programs, heritage tours, religious education programs, and other interested parties.

Find out how to book your tour!

From the Pulpit

Share the Plate
Read Rev. Kim's white paper

Richard Marshall
Covenant Renewal: The Spiritual Practice of Generosity

Charles Howes
Covenant Renewal: #ILuvASC

Ellen Payzant
Covenant Renewal: Giving to the Church

We invite you to visit the Worship Archives. You can either read or listen to sermons.

Living Legacy
[Ocotber 26, 2014]

[October 19, 2014]

Healing Places
[September 14, 2014]

ASC Sermon Podcast

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These podcasts are made possible by the generosity of the congregation of Arlington Street Church. Please consider making a donation to help spread the word and further the work of Arlington Street Church in the world. If you click on the Donate button, you will be taken to our verified and secure PayPal account.

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Welcome to Arlington Street Church

asc churchWelcome to Arlington Street Church, gathered in love and service for justice and peace. We're so glad you found us! Unitarian Universalists believe that personal experience, conscience, and reason are the final authorities in religion. Instead of subscribing to a single religious creed or doctrine, we keep an open mind to the religious questions people have struggled with in all times and places, and we honor a diversity of answers. Join us! All are welcome!


Virtual Tour Now! Take this 360° virtual tour of our sanctuary and chapel.

Get Married! We have beautiful settings for weddings and commitment ceremonies, and conveniently located space for meetings and events for reasonable fees!

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Candles of Sorrow & Joy

Candles can be submitted online by Arlington Street Church members and friends and will be included in our weekly Candles of Sorrow & Joy ritual during the Sunday morning worship service.

Click here to fill out an online Candle Card.


Love and Justice