Teams will work with our church plant partner, Christ Church Charlestown in the Charlestown community right outside of Boston. They will participate in community outreach projects with a focus on the Through Our Eyes Project. The first team will distribute cameras to the community and the following team will help with setting up the opening night of the show.
Did You Know?
Charlestown is Boston’s oldest neighborhood. Originally known as Mishawum, Charlestown proper was founded in 1628 and included what is now Woburn, Malden, Stoneham, and South Medford.
On June 17, 1775, Charlestown was the site of one of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Bunker Hill Monument was erected between 1827 and 1843 and today marks the end of the Freedom Trail, comprising 16 sites that mark the city’s involvement in the Revolutionary War.
46% of the population is Catholic while 38.7% do not affiliate with a religion. Much of this spiritual darkness is due to past harm done by the Catholic Church in the area. Other christian percentages are Protestant 10.1%, Orthodox 1.1%, Mormon 0.5%, Jewish 0.7%. The remainder are Muslim 1.1%, Buddhist 0.6%, Hindu 0.3% and Other / Non-Christian 0.8%.