Lifeboat Ministry

Lifeboat is a new Boston Temple community outreach initiative through which we will demonstrate Christ's love, serving those in need in our neighborhood. Following Christ's example of caring and serving, we will be a responsive, relevant and reliable community service organization in the Boston area. 

We need your help!

We are accepting donations (please mark Lifeboat on your offering envelope) as well as new personal hygiene items and gently used clothing (see donation bins in the foyer of the church). if you want to volunteer your time, or if you have questions, please contact 

BT Campus Ministry

Want to help minister to college students in the Fenway area? Join the BT Campus Ministry team and help us connect with Adventist students and their friends with practical, loving service. Adults of any age and any fits are welcome!

Contact Caroline Kimetto at,  Andrew Innocent at or Pastor Orlando Hall at

Community Gardening Classes

Come learn how to go beyond organic with your garden, growing nutrient-dense plants that promote health and vitality, while offering opportunities to impart soul-winning practical object lessons about gospel salvation. Classroom sessions will be complemented with hands-on practicum in our church gardens. 

Classes will be held throughout this growing season: Tuesday June 6., Thursday 8., Tuesday June 20., Thursday June 22. at 7:00pm.

Mid-season nurturing and fall harvest classes to follow.

Please invite friends, family and neighbors!

If you have any questions please contact Craig Kavanaugh at 508-517-3397 or email at

International Sabbath, April 29

Every Spring, Boston Temple celebrates the diversity of its members, by holding an International Sabbath event. Please come and join us, and share your heritage. Wear a national outfit from your country. Our theme this year is Many Voices, One Purpose. 

After the service we will have potluck. All are invited to stay and bring a dish that is specific to your country, for everyone to try. 

Let's make this a true celebration of our unity in diversity!

Steven Mosley’s “Where’s the Plan?”—December 3

On December 3rd at 7:00 p.m., “Where’s the Plan? The Whole Bible in One Testimony”  will be presented by Steven Mosley here at the Boston Temple.

Please mark your calendars and share with your friends. This is a wonderful opportunity to invite friends, neighbors and co-workers to come and enjoy this insightful presentation of God’s plan for us.

Hacksaw Ridge Screening, November 1

An advance screening of the movie Hacksaw Ridge will be held on November 1st at AMC Boston Common at 7:00 p.m. on. This movie is a dramatization of the experience of Desmond T. Doss, the first non-combatant to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. The release date for this movie is November 4th. If you are interested in attending the advance screening, Lionsgate Entertainment has given us passes. Click here to learn more.

Revelation Today: John Bradshaw Live this Weekend

Boston Temple Members and Friends:

As you know, all week we have been hosting the Revelation Today Seminar in our church, with presentations given by Elder David Dennis.

This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (October 14–16), we have the special privilege of hosting Pastor John Bradshaw LIVE in our church, with the presentations streamed out to over 50 churches in the greater Boston area and beyond.

If you haven’t yet attended any of the Revelation Today seminar—and, of course, even if you have!—we especially invite you to come join us this weekend; each evening at 7:15 pm at the Boston Temple.

Friday’s topic: “Peace on Earth.”

Organ Concert, October 15

Cheryl Van Ornam, internationally recognized organist, will give a concert here at Boston SDA Temple on October 15 at 2:30 p.m.. Ms. Van Ornam has performed in many places worldwide including at Pacific Union College, Loma Linda University Church and Harvard University, and is presently living in Virginia where she ministers at the Lutheran Church in Richmond, VA. She is active with the American Guild of Organists in Chicago and Boston, and is currently Dean of the Richmond, VA Chapter. Please spread the word and plan to attend this concert and bring a friend!

Prayer Walk, October 8

The next Compassion Boston Prayer Walk is today—Saturday, October 8—for the Fenway neighborhood, hosted here by the Boston Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church (105 Jersey Street, Boston, MA 02215). The walk begins at the church at 4 p.m. All are invited to come and pray for this Boston neighborhood. For more information, talk to Craig Kavanaugh.

Baby Shower Open House Brunch, October 16

Baby Shower Open House Brunch
Date: October 16, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 4:00 pm

Carrie, Dieny, Leanne, and Elinah are hosting the baby shower brunch for Belladonna Dean Applebury on October 16, 2016 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at 234 Merriam Ave. Leominster, MA 01453. Here is the link to Belladonna’s baby registry Belladonna is also registered at Baby’s R Us under Belladonna Applebury, Leominster, MA. Please contact Carrie Applebury at 617 749 8831 for any questions regarding the baby registry or slumber party.

See also Campus Hope Pie Baking Slumber Party ⟶

Campus HOPE Pie Baking Slumber Party, October 15

Campus HOPE Pie Baking Slumber Party
Date: October 15–16, 2016
Time: Begins 6:00 pm–Sunday

Campus HOPE is hosting its annual Pie Baking Slumber Party on October 15–16, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm on Saturday night at Carrie Applebury's house, 234 Merriam Ave., Leominster, MA 01453. Vegan, sugar free, and gluten free pie options will be available. Please bring an apple peeler, pillow, and sleeping bag. Carrie has a few air mattresses, additional air mattresses will be greatly appreciated. We will be live streaming the “Revelation Today” seminar to the house; and rides to the party will be also be available after the “Revelation Today” seminar at the church. This event is extra special because we will also be celebrating Carrie’s daughter’s baby, Belladonna Dean Applebury!

Please call Carrie Applebury at (617) 749 8831 if you have any questions.

See also Baby Shower Open House Brunch ⟶

Campus Hope Sabbath, October 1

Campus Hope Sabbaths resume at MIT on October 1, 2016 and will continue on the first Sabbath of each month through out the 2016/2017 school year. We will be taking a break on the first Sabbath in January. Campus Church will be held at MIT, Student Center Room 307 (84 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge). Potluck will be served at Boston Temple following Campus Church.

October’s potluck theme is Southern Comfort.  Please sign up to contribute here. If you are unable to contribute with food, but would like to help with a donation, please text/call Carrie Applebury at 617 749 8831.

Are you a College or University Student?

Are you a college/university student? Join fellow Adventist collegiate students from the Boston area at the Eighth annual Collegiate Summit themed Rooted in Jesus! Tufts Adventist Christian Fellowship and STRIDE host you on the campus of Tufts University September 23–24. Come to be spiritually revived for the new school year, network, and serve! Learn more and register at