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First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain

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633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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May 2016

Metamorphosis: Benefit for Global Youth Groove Kenya

May 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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With the energy of words spoken, the spirit and divinity of vocal harmonies/polyphony, the vibration of the rhythms, and resonance of heartfelt soloists-- Lisa Marie aka Vokalo Butterflee invites you to experience the power of vibrant, sensory, and improvisational music! May 15th 6-9 pm First Baptist Church, JP $20 suggested donation poetry, group vocal improv, neo-soul, afro-beat Ft. Kina Zoré !! Led by Mozambican artist Helder Tsinine! http://www.kinazore.com/ We will also hold a silent auction of art and photography! Some…

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January 2017

Jamaica Plain Toastmasters Club

January 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Resolve to become a better communicator and leader in 2017, and come see how Toastmasters can help you - Become a better speaker and presenter Communicate with confidence Develop your leadership skills Listen effectively Visit this brand new Toastmasters club, serving Jamaica Plain and surrounding neighborhoods in a new location, to see what Toastmasters is all about. The club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 7 PM at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633…

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Progressivism During Trump: What’s Next?

January 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Learn from organizations that are fighting back for progressive values locally and nationally! When core progressive principles like the defense of civil liberties, women's rights, anti-racism, protection of immigrants, and respect for our climate and future are at risk, Jamaica Plain can take action. Hear from leaders in: NAACP Boston, featuring President Tanisha M Sulivan  American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Planned Parenthood Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (MIRA) Boston Climate Action Network (BCAN)/Boston 350 Don't despair over the direction of…

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March 2017

JP Toastmasters

March 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Monday every month
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

​Join us for the next JP Toastmasters meeting for an evening of fun, learning, and networking. The new JP Toastmasters club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month, at 7 PM, at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA Our club mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Come see how…

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September 2018

Mobile App Launch Party

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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JP Centre/South Main Streets is launching StriveOn, an app that will make exploring the neighborhood more mobile-friendly and interactive. We are kicking off with a Launch Party on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 12noon to 4pm, on the lawn of First Baptist Church, 633 Centre Street. Stop by our tent for fun, games, food trucks, prizes, and more! Get to know the app with our Scavenger Hunt – use the app to follow the map and answer questions to earn points…

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November 2018

Dance JP Revival!

November 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$5 – $15

Have you been searching for a dance space that's inclusive, has awesome music, and is not so late?? Well, Dance JP has got you covered! Free your mind, body, and soul, and lift your spirits. Come get lost in the music, and find your joy, peace, and feel the power of community. DJ Univers-AL will be spinning high energy, feel good music from around the world that is free from oppressive lyrics. WHO SHOULD COME? Everyone! Bring your crew, your kids, your…

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April 2019

Jamaica Pond Association Community Meeting About Proposed Marijuana Dispensary

April 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The Giving Tree Health Center, Inc. has entered into a preliminary agreement to lease 769 Centre St., currently home to AAA Appliances subject to issuance by the city and the state of permits and approvals as required. An application has been filed with the City of Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) for a conditional use permit as required for the retail sales of cannabis products. a refusal letter was issued by ISD and an appeal filed. The Jamaica Pond Association…

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November 2019

SAGE Table JP: Socialize. Share Food. Bridge Gaps

November 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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SAGE Table JP is a unique opportunity to bring together many generations of LGBTQ family members, friends, and allies for an afternoon of sharing food, sharing stories, and making new connections across generations. Join us for our first anniversary this Saturday. Nov 16, 3-6pm, First Baptist Jamaica Plain (633 Centre Street). Free! Wheelchair accessible, all gender bathrooms available, all ages welcome. More info: sagetablejpinfo@gmail.com, 617-254-5830.

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March 2020

JP Info Session: Northampton Cohousing

March 7, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Interested in finding out more about cohousing? Village Hill Cohousing (www.villagehillcohousing.com) in Northampton, MA invites you to join an info session in JP, Sat., March 7, 3:30 – 5:30, First Baptist JP, 633 Centre Street. Sustainability and green living. Neighbors want to interact. Cultural opportunities and great schools in the Pioneer Valley. Hope you can join us. Go to: https://vhc_jpevent.eventbrite.com For more info: MarketCom@villaghillcohousing.org

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August 2020

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

August 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The August 6 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain will remember The Honorable John Lewis. In lieu of a speaker we will honor the life of John Lewis by reading short passages about his life , or excerpts from his works.  We invite participants to bring something to share as time allows.  Following the remarks, there will be a "call and response," reading of names of victims of racist violence and a 20 minute Silent Vigil…

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September 2020

September Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain

September 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The September Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain will be held Thursday evening, September 3, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. Our speakers will be Toiell Washington and Hodan Hashi, two of the co-founders of Black Boston, a community organization that strives toward the uplifting and support of Black Bostonians, with the goals of fighting to prevent racial inequities and to promote Black creativity and solidarity within the…

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October 2020

October Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain

October 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The October Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain will be held Thursday evening, October 1, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with speaker Corey Stallings, Program Director of the South Street Youth Center. We ask all participants to wear face coverings and practice socially distancing and we encourage everyone to bring their own signs as we have a limited number. The Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter…

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November 2020

November Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

November 5, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The November Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain will be held Thursday evening, November 5, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with guest speaker Michael Curry, Esq., civil rights leader at the local, state, and national levels of the NAACP, and community health centers executive. After his remarks, there will be a "call and response" reading of the names of victims of racist violence, followed…

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December 2020

December Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain

December 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The December Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain will be held Thursday evening, December 3, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with guest speaker Karlene Griffiths Sekou, a lead organizer for Black Lives Matter Boston, international movement builder, public theologian, and anti-imperial, anti-colonial culture worker. All participants are asked to wear face coverings and "socially distance." The December 3 event marks 5 years of monthly Vigils, and is an…

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January 2021

Jamaica Plain Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

January 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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In light of current state guidelines that restrict outdoor gatherings to no more than 25 people, the Thursday, January 7 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will have no opening or closing program at our usual gathering spot on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, JP. Rather: supporters of the Vigil are invited to stand out in silence in front of and across from the church, along both sides of Centre Street…

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March 2021

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

March 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Thursday, March 4 5:30-6:30 pm Lawn of the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, JP The March Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, March 4, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with speaker Bob Credle, Director of Community Programs at Urban Edge. After his remarks, there will be a "call and response" reading of names of victims of racist violence,…

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April 2021

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

April 1, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The April Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, April 1, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with guest speaker Chukwuemeka (BJ) Osuagwu, Program and Events Coordinator at the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, sponsors of the Annual Mother's Day March for Peace. BJ is a 2020 graduate of Gordon College, where he co-founded the college's first Black Student Union and helped facilitate conversations…

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May 2021

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

May 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Please join us for the May 6 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the Lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain at 633 Centre Street. Our guest speaker will be Sashi James from Families for Justice as Healing, an organization working to shift power and resources from policing and incarceration into Black and Brown communities to address systemic and racist abandonment and criminalization. Following her remarks, there will be a "call and response"…

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June 2021

June Vigil in Support of Black Lives Mattera

June 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Please join us for the June Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter on Thursday evening, June 3, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, JP. The guest speaker will be Stacey Borden, Founder and Executive Director of New Beginnings Reentry Services, Inc., an organization that works to empower incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women by providing advocacy and services to women who are reentering local neighborhoods and communities. Following Ms.…

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November 2021

November Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

November 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The November Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, November 4, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, with  civil rights champion and 36-year veteran of the MA State House the Honorable Byron Rushing as guest speaker. The Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in JP has taken place monthly since late 2015 because we recognize that systemic racism and injustice are…

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December 2021

December Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

December 2, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The December Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, December 2, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. The guest speaker will be a community organizer from City Life/Vida Urbana, a grassroots community organization that has been a leading force for change in the Boston area for the past 44 years, fighting for racial, social and economic justice and gender equality by building…

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February 2022

February Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

February 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The February Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday, February 3, at 5:30 pm at the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. There is no speaker this month, but everyone is invited to join us for a “call and response” reading of names of victims of racist violence and a stand-out along Centre Street.

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March 2022

March Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The March Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held on Thursday evening, March 3, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, JP. This month’s speaker is from the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a center of healing, teaching and learning for families and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief and loss. The Institute is well-known for its annual Mother’s Day March for Peace, currently scheduled…

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April 2022

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The April Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held on Thursday evening, April 7, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. Please join us as we welcome guest speaker Brenda Rodriguez-Andujar, Deputy Director of the Hyde Square Task Force, a JP organization working to amplify the power, creativity and voices of youth in creating a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and a more just, equitable Boston. Following her…

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May 2022

May Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The May Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held on Thursday evening, May 5, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. We are pleased to welcome as our speaker Jamaica Plain resident Kathryn Hall, Ph.D, MPH, Deputy Director of the Boston Public Health Commission. After her remarks there will be a “call and response” reading of names of recent victims of racist violence, followed by a 20-minute…

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June 2022

June Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The June Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday, June 2, 5:30-6:30 pm, at the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain at 633 Centre Street. This month’s Vigil will be a remembrance of the 31 children and adults killed in the mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo, the latter an act of racially motivated violence. After a “call and response” reading of names of the victims, we will hold a 20-minute standout along Centre Street, followed…

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August 2022

August Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

August 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The August Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held on Thursday evening, August 4 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St, JP. The Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain has taken place monthly on the first Thursday of the month since December 2015 because we recognize that systemic racism and injustice are woven into the fabric of our society with tragic…

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