Field Education Sites

Harvard Square Churches Meal Program

Christ Church Episcopal
Zero Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (978) 454-9119

Contact Person(s):

Ms. Lieby Bouchard

Organization Description:

The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program, an ecumenical project of ten churches, serves dinner every Thursday evening to about 100 homeless and low-income guests. In operation since June 1982, the meal program offers a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere for people to get together and eat a nutritious dinner.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

1) Participate in all phases of the meal program on Thursdays from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. meal preparation, dining room set-up, serving, clean-up and especially interaction with guests; 2) get to know other Cambridge programs for the homeless; 3) coordinate a short chapel service before the dinner; 4) attend meetings of the Advisory Board; 5) represent the meal program at area agency meetings; and 6) speak about the meal program at participating churches.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship


Weekly supervision with the supervisor.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes:

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