On Sunday morning, more than 200 people packed the pews of the First Church Somerville. Most would not have looked out of place in any other church: They wore button-down shirts tucked into jeans, or tailored jackets over floral blouses. But here and there were spots of unconventional color. In the front row sat someone in a gauzy pink plaid hat and bubblegum-colored dress. In the back row, a foot-tall rhinestone tiara towered over a slender figure in a sparkly pageant-style dress.
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