City on a Hill Church: Forest Hills is the 4th congregation within the City on a Hill Network. Our history reaches back to the fall of 2009 when Hope Fellowship Church in Cambridge, MA started a new church in Brookline, MA. The new church was led by Bland Mason and adopted the name, “City on a Hill Church” based on Matthew 5:14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.”
Starting new churches has been part of City on a Hill’s DNA since the beginning. We love the city and want the very best for it. We believe that’s found in Jesus. Therefore, we desire to share the love, truth and hope of Jesus and believe one of the most effective strategies to do this is by starting new churches locally and globally.
Since the fall of 2009, City on a Hill Church in Brookline started Hub Church in South Boston, Renewal Church in Bay Village, Indian Community Church in Waltham, and Milestone Church in Natick. In 2018, a young church in Somerville, called Redeemer Church, joined forces with City on a Hill to become City on a Hill Somerville and a network of neighborhood churches was born. In 2019, City on a Hill Brighton began. From this point, our heart has been to start more City on a Hill congregations, pooling our resources together for the glory of God and the good of our city. With this hope in mind, City on a Hill Church: Forest Hills began meeting in Fall of 2020. As we press into the future, we desire to be a network of neighborhood churches that continually grows in generosity, service and love for God and our city. The best is yet to come!