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    Summertime and the Bible is Easy

    Posted on July 1, 2019 by in Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link, Spiritual Practice

    If you are around this summer, we hope you will join us for Bible Study each week before worship. We meet from 9 to 9:40 in the Music Room and this year we will be looking at several stories from the Hebrew Scriptures. Our study guide will be the “Serendipity Bible for Groups”, which includes […]

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    Join Us for Summer Worship

    Posted on July 1, 2019 by in Latest News, Spire link, Spiritual Practice, Worship

    As is our tradition, in the summer we worship a little differently. Worship begins at 10:00, after the Summer Bible Study. It is shorter than the usual hour and is less formal. The high point of this worship experience is that the sermon and the music are provided by lay people. This makes worship an opportunity for church […]

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  • Seasons of the Spirit: Unity in Diversity, A Spiritual Guide

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by in Spire link, Spiritual Practice

    We come into this summer seeking release and rest. But our newspapers and social media are overflowing with stories of abhorrent actions filled with loathing and wrath. The ecological reality of our planet reflects the truth that we cannot harm or exclude any part of it without having a destructive effect upon the whole. How […]

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    The Power and Potential of the Sun

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by in Ministries/Task Force News, Spire link

    “[Rather than fossil fuels and coal], I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power!…”  Thomas Edison What if the sun is God’s gift to us – not just in terms of warmth, sunlight and the means for plants to engage in photosynthesis – but as renewable, abundant, clean […]

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    Leadership Team Summer Update

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by in Spire link

    The Leadership Team (LT) is delighted to welcome two new members — Marty Rozmanith and Jennifer Wilson. We also said thank you and goodbye to two valued members — Penny Sparrow and Taylor Tresselt. Our model of lay individuals rotating through varied terms serves the LT and FCCW well as fresh perspectives are brought into […]

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    Meet Ed Banzy

    Posted on June 27, 2019 by in Community, Spire link

    The Personnel Team will be interviewing a different member of the staff in each edition of the Spire so we can learn more about what they do here in the church, as well as what makes them tick in their off time. This month, let’s get to know our Building Manager, Ed Banzy! What’s a […]

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    Steeple Task Force Update

    Posted on June 27, 2019 by in Spire link

    A recently formed group in the Church, the Steeple Task Force, has been working on five projects related to the Steeple. The projects are: repairing and painting the steeple, repairing the platforms and ladders for safe access to the highest levels inside the steeple, fixing the clocks, improving the exterior lighting at the top of […]

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    Monthly Men’s Group

    Posted on June 27, 2019 by in Community, Small Groups, Spire link

    Sunday September 8, 7-9 PM 4 Heritage Drive, Woburn (Paul and Lynne Rahmeier’s house). All FCC men and their guests are welcome. We discuss matters that are personal and spiritual. Pot-luck beverages or snacks are welcome but not expected. Questions? Contact Chris Noble.

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    Office and Jury Box Update

    Posted on June 6, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    I am serving my last month on the grand jury. Our last day of hearing cases is June 27. Things are going smoothly in the office. People often ask me how I do it all and in truth it’s not all done by one person.  For the last two months, Anne Hoenicke has been creating […]

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    Ripley Chapel renovations to begin mid-June 

    Posted on June 6, 2019 by in Latest News, Worship

    Ripley Chapel will be renovated during the summer months.  On or about the second (maybe third) week of June, Seaver Construction will begin the process which is expected to take eight weeks. During late August and maybe very early September there will be a few additional tasks being taken that should have little to no […]

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