Brighton Allston Congregational Church, UCC | 404 Washington St, Brighton MA 02135 | Office: baccoffice@verizon.net | Pastor: brightonucc@verizon.net | 617-254-4046

What We Do

"Justice is what love looks like in public!"  - Cornell West

Wednesday Community Supper

For the last 40 years, we have served a Community Supper every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. that is free and open to all. Thanks to our partners at Lovin' Spoonfuls, we are also able to share bags of fruit, vegetables, breads, and desserts with dinner guests. 

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

We hold our annual children's summer program the last full week before the Boston Public Schools begin. Children ages 3-12 enjoy stories, games, crafts, lunch, field trips and more.

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Allston Brighton Food Pantry

Founded over 30 years ago by late, beloved congregation member Evelyn Ware, the Allston Brighton Food Pantry provides food baskets for eligible Allston Brighton residents. Distribution occurs here at the church at 404 Washington Street, Brighton Center, on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


In November, there is only one distribution, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  There is no need to call in advance or register for these baskets which contain everything you need for a festive Thanksgiving meal. The eligibility rules about residence and ID do apply, however.


In December, baskets are distributed on the second Saturday only.


2018 dates and rules can be downloaded here:



To learn more, go to the Allston Brighton Food Pantry website.

Discussion Groups

Our Adult Discussion Group meets Sunday mornings at 9:30. We usually discuss one of the Bible passages that will be included in the worship service at 10:30.  This is a drop-in group; newcomers are always welcome.


Women's Association: the women of the church gather the second Tuesday of the month at noon for lunch and fellowship. 

Thrift Shop

Our Thrift Shop is open on Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.-
2 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come here to find some great stuff, including children's clothes, books, kitchen items, and more. There's a "free store" downstairs in the church's dining hall with out-of-season clothing and excess books and toys. 

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Gardens and Community Space

Our handicap accessible historic building is a gathering place for the many community groups and non-profit organizations we partner with:



Our gardens offer a gathering place to relax and appreciate outdoor life.


Our concerts offer a wide variety of music, poetry and creative expression. They showcase the sanctuary’s excellent acoustics and support our outreach.