Posted on December 17, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Spire link, Worship
Waiting tends not to be an experience many of us relish. “Patience is a virtue” is maybe the last thing we want to hear with the many demands upon our lives. In the church, however, we have a whole season given over to waiting and patience. It’s called Advent which comes from the Latin word […]
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Posted on November 28, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Latest News, Outreach
Grab a box and add an item each day for the food bank. Click here for a printable list. When your box is complete, bring it to the church and the Outreach Ministry will deliver them to Woburn Council of Social Concern.
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Posted on November 28, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Spire link
Please lend a hand this holiday season with the Outdoor Church! There are many ways you can make a difference! On December 30, we will receive donated ingredients, make sandwiches and send them with 2 or 3 church members to Cambridge who will accompany the Outdoor Church clergy in serving the Outdoor Church Congregation of […]
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Posted on November 27, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link
On December 9, we are planning in-home visits with several of our elders and congregation members who aren’t able to make Sunday worship routinely. Many of you have expressed interest in participating in these visits as part of your own faith journey. Our seniors look forward to these visits as a way to stay connected […]
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Posted on November 27, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Spire link, Spiritual Practice, Worship
When Christmas Hurts, join us at The Service of Light A Service of Prayer, Candle Lighting & Music Thursday, December 20, 7:00 PM, Sanctuary For many people, the approaching Christmas holiday does not bring with it the joy and happiness that is advertised on television or in greeting cards. They may be facing a holiday after the death […]
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Posted on November 27, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Latest News, Outreach
The Dwelling Place needs volunteers for Saturday, December 15! Would you like to make the holiday season a little brighter for individuals and families in need? Please think about putting on your angel wings and jingle bells and joining the FCC “crew” at The Dwelling Place on Saturday, December 15. We could use 3-5 volunteers to prepare and serve a […]
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Posted on November 26, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Youth
Every year for Christmas we as a church give presents to those who are in need. This year we will be giving to boys and girls from the community-based program YVLifeSet (formerly Germaine Lawrence Residential Program in Arlington), boys and girls from the Council of Social Concern and people at the Lowell Transitional Learning Center. 2018 Giving Tree Signup Please bring your gift, unwrapped […]
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Posted on November 26, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Spire link
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 7:00 PM Noël: A Lush and Engaging Concert of Carols & Songs, scored for Voice, Piano, Accordion, Whistle and Pipes Please join us for an intimate and unique program of seasonal music, featuring Ensemble Noel, a quartet comprised of some of Vermont’s most cherished musicians: soprano, Julie Ness; pianist, Annemieke Spoelstra […]
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Posted on November 21, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Spire link, Worship
Featuring Vivaldi’s beloved Gloria, with chamber orchestra, chorus and soloists Sunday, December 16, 2018, 10:00 AM Please join us for First Congregational Church’s annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, a beloved tradition from England featuring a special sequence of poetry, readings, prayers, choral anthems and congregational carols and hymns. The Festival of Nine Lessons and […]
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Posted on November 20, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Youth
Thursday, December 6, 5:00-7:00 It’s the new and improved Bean Supper, now called the Bean SOUP Supper! It’s healthy and simple and a completely free gift from us to the wider community. We’ll welcome folks into Chidley Hall on the town Tree Lighting Night, and offer three delicious soups (meat, vegan, gluten-free), bread, cider and […]
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