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REUNIONarts ORIGINAL SONG – SNEAK PEEK

This past weekend was amazing for a few reasons: We took up our Advent Conspiracy offering and as of Monday we are already over $20,000 (and you can still give through Friday!) Our bands performed a song we had never heard before and it was amazing! The...

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JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS EVE

You're invited to our 3rd Annual Family Christmas Eve gathering! Join us for a family friendly gathering full of candlelight singing, a short message and Christmas cheer! Stick around afterward for hot chocolate and Christmas treats. Childcare for 0-2 will...

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Coat Drive for Fostering Hope

This Sunday at each location, you will find Christmas Trees with tags in each lobby. These are great opportunities to bless our community and LOVE ALL in this Advent season. This year, we will be doing a coat drive with one of our partners, Fostering Hope New England....

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ADVENT CONSPIRACY PARTNERS

It's the most wonderful time of the year! That's right - it's Christmas time! We like to celebrate Christmas a little differently around REUNION. In a season where it is so easy to get overwhelmed, to get caught in the middle of culture wars and Starbucks...

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LA MOSCA AND ADVENT CONSPIRACY UPDATE

Reunion has partnered with Pastor Luis Vargas and his family as they work in La Mosca, Dominican Republic since 2008. We partner with them through GO Ministries via group trips to serve with them, updates through video calls and emails, and helping them...

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Friendsgiving

We know that a lot of people in our community are not from Boston and won't be able to go home or have a place to go for Thanksgiving. At REUNION, we want to consistently be a community that invites others into our homes to share meals and break bread. If you don't...

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PRAYER FOR MIDTERM ELECTIONS – RICH VILLODAS

We live in a strange time and place. While this tension is one that every generation before us has felt, it seems more poignant these days. We find ourselves feeling more and more divided. Families have stopped talking to each other. Friends have been...

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DR PARTNERSHIP HIGHLIGHT

Our partnership with GO Ministries in the Dominican Republic goes far beyond our twice a year visits. Luis and Reina Vargas are much more than missionaries we support. They are family. The people of the La Mosca are part of our church family. This is a...

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MARRIAGE RETREAT – SIGN UP

Building into your marriage is not something that needs to happen once you're having problems. We all need spaces to reflect, to challenge, to be honest and to grow in our relationships. If we don't have those spaces, that's when our marriages begin to...

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CENTERING PRAYER

You're not good enough. You don't deserve love. God is not good. No one cares. You're a failure. We all have these recurring tapes that play in our head. Like a highlight reel of our biggest failures or painful words that have been spoken to us. They shape...

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FAMILY FUN DAY!

At REUNION we talk all the time about being a church that feels like family. What better way to do that than with FAMILY FUN DAY! On Saturday, October 20th, we'll be having a Family Fun Day at Connor Farms(30 Valley Rd, Danvers, MA 01923) and everyone is...

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Volunteer at Blackstone Library

As many of you know, REUNION moved our gathering to Blackstone back in February.  One of the biggest reasons as to why we decided to move was the opportunity to partner with the school and community center.  We are thankful that our relationships with both...

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GARDEN TO CITY – HOLY SPIRIT

Over the last few weeks we've been exploring the book of Acts, often referred to Acts of the Apostles but that really is a misnomer for the book - it should be called Acts of the Holy Spirit because while all the stories may be about the Apostles and how...

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RISE AGAINST HUNGER SEPT. 30TH

All year at our REUNION South End location we've had a rhythm called, "5th Sunday Serve!". With our partnerships with Blackstone School, the community center and Emmanuel Gospel center it created natural connections and opportunities to serve with and...

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GET CONNECTED TO COMMUNITY!

I was having a conversation with a friend recently and they asked how things at REUNION were going. I answered, “Really well – we’ve been through a lot in the last few years but REUNION feels like family” All throughout the Bible we see the Church...

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What’s growing you? (Arts edition)

You can usually find me cuddled up on the couch watching Law and Order: SVU with my wife, Ruby, and our miniature schnauzer, Dallas. Ruby and I have been REUNIONers since the Summer of 2016 and I served in the arts under Mike Brown before coming on staff...

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South End Picnic

REUNION South End will be having a church-wide picnic after the gathering on Sunday, September 23rd right outside Blackstone.  After the gathering, just walk right outside to the playground area and we'll be grilling burgers and dogs. This will be a great opportunity...

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Somerville Picnic

REUNION Somerville will be having a church-wide picnic after the gathering on Sunday, September 23rd at Kenney Park (20 Grove St, Somerville, MA 02144).  It's just minutes away from where we meet at the Somerville Theatre.  We'll be providing drinks and sub...

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Theology Crawl: Environment

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JULY 2018 TRIP RECAP

Thanks to Lindsay Hicks, our July 2018 trip leader, for sharing her reflections on our most recent trip, as well as the impact of our partnership. We’re so thankful for a week serving in person alongside the Vargas family, and look forward to finally...

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Somerville Community Day

  Reunion & Bread Coffeehouse are co-sponsoring a Community Day this Saturday in Tufts Park on the College Ave side of Powderhouse Circle. Community Day will be an awesome opportunity to reconnect with familiar faces and a chance to meet new people and students here...

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Theology Crawl: Sex

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Theology Crawl: Feminism

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Theology Crawl: War

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Theology Crawl: Economics

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Theology Crawl: Reconciliation

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Theology Crawl: Race

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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Minor Prophets: Justice then and now

It's summer...I get it. It's the season where everything is supposed to slow down but for some reason it all seems to speed up and before you know it your schedule is all out of whack. Between traveling/vacation, work, and trying to enjoy every second of...

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5th Sunday Serve Day!

In an effort to continue learning what it means to be good neighbors and love our city well we've decided every month that has 5 Sundays, we will take the 5th Sunday of that month and instead of having our normal gathering at REUNION South End, we will...

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Theology Crawl: Immigration

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group. Also, remember these conversation tips: (1) Be polite, and don't take offense, (2) Say something if you don't understand, (3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree; it's not...

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DR Trip Drive

In just a few short weeks, REUNION will be going on our ELEVENTH summer mission trip to the Dominican Republic to partner with the Vargas family and their community called La Mosca. The team will be doing a two-day medical clinic as well as working on construction...

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Discussion Guide: Joel 2

Ever had your heart broken? What was it that did it? A boy, a girl, a television show being cancelled? Joel prophesied about the impending destruction of Jersalem sometime in the late 6th century BCE. His message was simple, "Repent! Break your hearts!" Israel hadn't...

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Theology Crawl: Nationalism

Welcome to the Crawl Before you start, make sure someone gives The Schpeel to your group.  Also, remember these conversation tips: 1) Be polite, and don't take offense, 2) Say something if you don't understand, 3) Ask "why" and speak up if you disagree (It's not rude,...

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REUNION Somerville After Party

We’re introducing REUNION After Parties at our Somerville Location.  We love being in the Somerville Theatre, but it does have a drawback — we have to be out of the theatre by a certain time.  You'll see many of us rushing to tear down after the gathering is over when...

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Wisdom Literature 101

We started reading the book of Proverbs in our reading plan and in just a few weeks we will start a teaching series on Sunday morning exploring the Wisdom Literature books - so we figured it's probably time for an intro. This video is a great overview! We...

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Discussion Guide: Jonah

The thing about people is that they can be awful. No matter how saintly a person is, it seems like everyone has that one personality trait that they can't stand. (Un)fortunately for us God doesn't seem to play by the same rules. People we hate are also the same people...

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Sundae Sundays!!

It's finally getting warm enough to spend time outside with friends! 😉 This weekend at both locations we'll have our first every "Sundae Sunday!" We wanna spend time eating icecream, hanging out with friends and being in our community. Directly following...

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Recognize Injustice: Resources

We started a series called "Sacred/Secular" this past weekend. We seem to have created a culture in our world where there are just some things you don't talk about in church. There are aspects of our life that our faith doesn't touch. The Minor Prophets...

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Discussion Guide: Amos 5

With so much going on in the world, wouldn't it be nice to just be able to tune it out, to focus on the nice blessings God has given us and never to worry about what is happening around the corner?  Not accordin to Amos. For him, having good worship and "doing church"...

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Discussion Guide: 2 Kings 22

Stories are important parts of who we are. They change how we see ourselves and our relationships to the world around us. Sometimes, however, we forget parts of our stories. Due to forgetfullness or purposeful repression, we can often hide parts of our stories from...

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1 & 2 Samuel Overview

Over the last couple of weeks we've been jumping between the Psalms and the books of 1 and 2 Samuel. This is because much of David's life is recorded in 1 and 2 Samuel and many of the Psalms were written by David and quite a few of them coincide with...

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Discussion Guide: 1 Kings 18

Idolatry, it sounds like a word a guy would yell from a cornere. Yet, idols are something we are all familiar with becasue we all have them; your's might be a good job, the perfect spouse, a toned body, a good name. Whatever it is, most of us are willing to bleed to...

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Discussion Guide: 2 Samuel 12

“Repentance” is as almost as unsexy a word as “sin,” but both of them are a central to understanding the story of God and humanity. Today, we’ll discuss how one “good” man’s actions destroyed other people’s lives. We’ll look at how he began to pick up the pieces, and...

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Praying Angry!

About 10 years ago, Jaron and The Long Road to Love, came out with a song called "Pray for you!" After a girlfriend broke his heart, his pastor told him to pray for his enemies and this is what he came up with, "I pray your brakes go out runnin' down a...

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SERVE DAY RECAP!

We had an awesome time serving our communities yesterday! We had over 100 people partnering with Emmanuel Gospel Center (EGC), The Blackstone Innovation School, Community Cooks, St. Elizabeth Peabody House, and Bread Boston. We packed meals for college...

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PSALMS OVERVIEW

We've been reading through the Psalms in our reading plan. Psalms are full of emotion, tears of sadness, exclamations of joy, doubt, faith, strength and weakness. They are a beautiful dive into the life of someone trying to figure out how to deal with life...

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Discussion Guide: Romans 12

This past Sudnay, we skipped the sermon and went out to serve our communities in small but tangible ways. Christians often talk about this idea of serving others, but where does it come from? This week, we'll discuss a passage the deals with the concept of humility,...

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SERVE Blackstone: Classroom Supplies

In moving to Blackstone we've had the incredible blessing of getting to know Noemy and Erica, the community resource liaisons for Blackstone Elementary School, as well as Marco the program supervisor, and Keith the coordinator of the community center. In...

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Collide Coffee!

You may have noticed we recently switched over the kind of coffee we are serving at REUNION (If you're at the South End location - you may have just noticed we are FINALLY able to serve coffee). Either way we wanted to share a little bit about the...

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Discussion Guide: 2 Samuel 6

We all have things that norm us, things that help shape our perception of the world and ourselves. Some norms, however, aren’t ones that take us to good places. Having the wrong norm can even destroy your life. In this passage, we see David and Michal living their...

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Discussion Guide: 1 Samuel 13:1-15

What's your breaking point? We all know what it feels like to be backed into a corner, to have no way out, but what happens in the corner can define us. This week, Saul loses God's blessing when he doesn't wait for Samuel to arrive to offer a sacrifice. While it...

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What do we do with the violence in the Bible?

As we continue through our Garden to City reading plan, our staff team will be sharing resources that help us answer some of the tough questions we come up against in the Bible. One of the hardest things to wrestle with in the scriptures and especially in...

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Job and Lament

As we've been reading through the book of Job in our reading plan we've been introduced to the biblical genre of Lament. This is a passionate display of grief, mourning and pain. Lament in scripture is often when people bring their pain to God, but more...

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BROWN THANK YOU PARTY!

Please join us in celebrating the Browns who have faithfully served on the REUNION staff for more than 10 years! We will be hosting a thank you celebration for their family: - Saturday, April 7th  - 2-5pm - Tasty Burger in Harvard Square  Plenty of street...

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Discussion Guide: Judges 13-16

What makes someone great? Is it their abilities? Their money? Their good-looks? Or is greatness about who you follow? This is the story of Samson, a guy that only seemed interested in doing whatever he wanted. While God is willing to work with him, in the...

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Easter at REUNION!

Christ is Risen! That's what we celebrate on Easter. That death didn't win. That in a world of brokenness, pain, and evil, we find hope. We find life. We find a savior who overcomes! We want to invite you to join us this Easter as we celebrate the hope of...

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Good Friday Huddles

As we've been reading and reflecting on the walk to the cross and what Good Friday must have felt like for the disciples and followers of Jesus all those years ago, we wanted to recreate that night for our community. After Jesus' death the early followers...

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Deuteronomy 15: Jesus and Justice

As we've been going through our Garden to City reading plan we see how often God's word and the story of God's people tackle issues of injustice and force us to explore what it means for us today. We get glimpses of God's heart for the poor, the...

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Discussion Guide: Joshua 2

Life is full of surprises. One minute things can be look like they are wonderful, and the next moment they are falling apart. And so, while many of life's surprises can be bad, occasionally they can be amazing. The story is Rahab is one of these moments....

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Intro to Deuteronomy

As we jump into Deuteronomy this week check out this intro and overview of the book from our friends at Bible Project! We have a lot going on at Reunion Christian Church. Don’t miss out on any important news and information! Subscribe to our weekly...

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Remember to Remember – Guest Post (Numbers)

It is my personal conviction that the best way to walk through scripture is in community. Through community you are challenged to see scripture differently, from a different point of view, and encouraged to live it out. That's why we've loved partnering...

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Love your neighbor – Leviticus 19 reflection

As we read through Leviticus over the past month - what we found was that there are many laws in the Old Testament that we don't understand or even adhere too (that's another blog post for another day) but one thing we saw was the continuity of the God of...

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Discussion Guide: Exodus 32

Group projects are never all they're cracked up to be. Sure, you get all those great perspectives, but what happens when someone doesn't pull their weight? In this story, Israel is effectively trying to figure out if God is like all the other group...

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Discussion Guide: Exodus 16

We all have those moments where going back seems like the best option considering all of the uncertainty that lies ahead. What will happen next? Where are we going? How will be pay for all of this? When we don't have the answer to life's basic questions,...

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Discussion Guide: Exodus 13 & 14

Even the craziest rescue plans have their catches. Today's passages deal with the ultimate moment of Israel's salvation, as well as the moments right before. While we all like to think we want to be a part of God's plan, sometimes it isn't all peaches and...

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Joint Gathering This Sunday at Blackstone

This Sunday, February 18th, REUNION will be holding a joint gathering in the South End’s new location at Blackstone Community Center.  We’re excited to bring the entire REUNION family together to celebrate this new location.  There will be no separate Somerville...

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LENT at REUNION – A progressive fast

Six Weeks in the Desert Lent is a season of preparation. It's a season where we give up good things so we can focus on better things. It's not a rote ritual of fasting simply so we can fulfill a religious requirement. It's an opportunity to give up some...

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Discussion Guide: Genesis 37 & 45

In the quest to achieve our goals and our dreams, things often end up far different than we imagined. Getting what we want might take us down paths we never intended, some of them for better and some of them for worse. This week, we'll look at two bookends...

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It’s just a phase…so don’t miss it!

When Finley, our oldest child, was a baby he was a TERRIBLE sleeper. He only wanted to cuddle, he would wake up at the smallest of noises, he only slept for two hour increments, and then fought going back to sleep with everything inside his little 8 lb....

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Lessons from our first Sunday in Blackstone

I hope you were able to join us this past weekend for our first ever gathering for our South End location at Blackstone Community Center. It was truly an amazing day. While there is a lot to be celebrated I also wanted to take a second and share a few...

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Discussion Guide: Genesis 32

Giving up control is never easy, but sometimes it might be the only way forward. Ultimately, our efforts to control our destinies and manipulate our surroundings will never get us to where we are really meant to go and where we really yearn to be. This...

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Discussion Guide: Genesis 17 & 22

Trust is necessary for us to survive everyday. We trust that the power company won't take our money and run; we trust that Starbucks will still be serving coffee when we arrive; we trust that the T will take us to work (well..most of the time anyway)....

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Abraham, Isaac, Jesus and….Tebow??

John 3:16. Probably one of the most well known verses in all of the Bible especially after Tebow made it a fashion statement in his time at Florida. It says, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall...

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Download our app!

iPhone users can download it here Android users can download it here We have a lot going on at Reunion Christian Church. Don’t miss out on any important news and information! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter, “The LOOP” to receive our latest info + other...

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Everything you need to join our reading plan!

I hear ya. The beginning of the new year has kicked your butt. Deadlines, home repairs, class work, travel, snow days have all thrown your schedule off. You had every intention of joining us in our reading plan from Garden to City. To walk through the...

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REUNION Back Bay is moving and we need your help!

We are so excited for our move to Blackstone on February 4th! Shout out to the crew of folks who came and helped us on our last workday! Check out this video to see everything they did and to get a sneak peek of our new space! Also we have a few more...

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Discussion Guide: Genesis 11:1-9

When we are old and gray and looking back on our lives, none of us wants to say, "Oh... I didn't matter." No, everyone is out there trying to make a name for themselves, to make their lives count. Sometimes, though, this pursuit can take us to places we...

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Meet Josh Wilson! Our 2018 Church Planting Resident

A few weekends ago we introduced our newest staff member, Church planting resident, Josh Wilson. We are incredibly excited to partner with Josh and welcome him to the REUNION family as we continue to prayerfully follow God into our 30 in 30 vision. He'll...

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Genesis 5 Reflection – What’s up with Enoch??

Growing up my favorite movie was Willy Wonka (the terrifying and trippy Gene Wilder version). I remember the first time I saw the Everlasting Gobstopper scene, I begged my mom to go buy me one. I mean how great would it be to have candy that never ran...

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Join a Community Group!

I was having a conversation with a friend recently and they asked how things at REUNION were going. I answered, “Really well - we’ve been through a lot in the last few years but REUNION feels like family” All throughout the Bible we see the Church...

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Garden to City

2018 is already an exciting year for Reunion Christian Church. Garden to City is our commitment to study through the entire Bible together. For the entire year our sermon series will be centered around books of the Bible and we encourage you to follow...

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back bay move update and workdays!

We are so excited for our move to Blackstone Innovation School and community center! This is an amazing opportunity for our community to live into our vision of being a neighborhood oriented church. After a few meetings with the school liaisons and...

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REUNION Christmas offering total!

We are absolutely blown away by the generosity of our community! Over $30,000 - WOW! In the last 10 years we have raised almost $300,000. That is amazing! This money will further the work and mission of Luis and Reina in the Dominican Republic. It will...

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Reunion Christmas Offering

The REUNION Christmas offering took place this past Sunday at both locations! The entire offering will be given away to local and global partners. We are so excited! Check out this years partner's and learn more about the offering by reading our post...

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Christmas Eve Gathering

We had so much fun celebrating Christmas Eve together as ONE CHURCH in ONE GATHERING last year, that we decided to do it again this year! We won't gather in the morning at either location that day - instead:   We'll gather at Brookline Church of...

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The Best Way To Spread Christmas Cheer…

The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear! REUNION is going caroling this year. It will be a fun night where we'll meet up for coffee & hot cocoa, get to know one another and obviously, go caroling! Join us Wednesday, December...

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Giftmas Trees

You may have noticed the "gift-mas" trees at each location last weekend. These are great opportunities to bless our community and LOVE ALL in this Advent season. The tree in Somerville has ornaments that have the needs of families who are experiencing...

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BIG NEWS for Reunion Back Bay!

As you know, over the past year we’ve been engaged in figuring out how we better serve and love our community. We created generosity teams at each location, took surveys, and hosted listening events for our leaders and local community leaders. Our teams...

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Reunion Christmas + Generosity

It's the most wonderful time of the year! That's right - it's Christmas time! We like to celebrate Christmas a little differently around REUNION. In a season where it is so easy to get overwhelmed, to get caught in the middle of culture wars and Starbucks...

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Q&A Back Bay Move

BLACKSTONE Q & A | Dec 3, 2017 Directly after the announcing that Reunion Back Bay would begin meeting in Blackstone Innovation School in January, we held a Town Hall meeting for people to ask some questions that come to mind concerning the move.  Q: It...

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Advent Season

I remember walking into a store in October and employees were already putting up Christmas decorations. I thought to myself — “You can’t be serious, this is happening way too early.” I wasn’t ready for Christmas and I didn’t want to think about it —...

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Welcome!

WELCOME TO REUNION MOVEMENT.  We’re excited to be launching our new website and that it is  a reflection of our vision and what we’re about. We’re hoping the new website is easier to navigate and looks sleeker (I think it looks amazing!).  More...

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We Are Hiring!

We are in search for a new location pastor for Reunion Somerville! The Somerville Location Pastor leads a single REUNION campus in concert with the overall direction of REUNION and is responsible for the campus’s growth, health and alignment to our DNA....

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SOUTH END GATHERING

Sundays at 10:30 AM
Blackstone Community Center
50 W Brookline St, Boston, MA

SOMERVILLE GATHERING

Sundays at 10:30
Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA

+ HELPING PEOPLE FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO GOD.

+ HELPING PEOPLE FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO GOD.

GET IN TOUCH

REUNION Christian Church
P.O. Box 990472
Boston, MA 02199
+ 617-356-7428
+ info@reunionboston.com

GET IN TOUCH

REUNION Christian Church
P.O. Box 990472
Boston, MA 02199
+ 617-356-7428
+ info@reunionboston.com