The building was built inand originally had Italianate styling, some of which is still evident in its round-arch windows and bracketed gable. The travestks corners are pilastered, and the tower includes a belfry stage with round-arch openings before rising to an octagonal spire. The church was damaged by fire inwhile undergoing the renovations that added its Georgian features.
Its first church was located at Main and Heard Streets. It is separated from the street by lawn, and stands opposite the Francis Buttrick Library. Its main body is oriented north-south, with a gable roof, and a square tower rising at the northeast corner.
The main entrance is set at the base of the main block in a segmented-arch opening, and is topped by a tall Palladian window with balcony. The interior is predominantly Georgian Revival in character, the result of extensive interior and exterior alterations in Growth in the congregation prompted construction of this larger structure in to a de by Boston periscope chat room Thomas Silloway.
Howard Cepelak. The schism between the two congregations was healed inand they were reunited as the First Congregational Church. Its current pastor is the Rev.