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    Advantages of Solar Power on our Roof

    Posted on May 4, 2019 by in Community, Spire link

    “[In the face of devastating climatic changes] let our Faith Communities be bold and courageous as we address one of the greatest moral challenges that our world has ever faced. Let us begin a new story, one that is not dependent on fossil fuels…” —Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, author, public theologian and national spokesperson on […]

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    Annual Meeting Sunday, May 5th at 11:30 am

    Posted on April 24, 2019 by in Community, Latest News

    You are warmly invited to our church’s 2019 annual meeting on Sunday May 5th. It is after worship in Chidley hall and includes a catered light lunch. There will also be lunch and childcare – with activities – provided for the children. Never been to an annual meeting here before or haven’t been for several […]

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    Earth Day Sunday at FCCW, April 28

    Posted on April 22, 2019 by in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Small Groups, Worship, Youth

    This year, The First Congregational Church in Winchester will be celebrating Earth Day on Sunday, April 28th.  In order to build on the momentum of the Earth Day service that Sunday, the Green Congregation Taskforce is sponsoring an 11th Hour Presentation in the Palmer Room.  A big thank you goes to the Children and Youth Faith Formation […]

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    Arlington High School Senior’s Organ Recital at FCCW 4/26

    Posted on April 22, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    On April 26th at 7:30 pm, Savannah Curro, a senior at Arlington High School, former Boston Young Organists Initiative Scholar, and the church music intern at Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester, will be presenting her senior organ recital at First Congregational. Savannah will be playing a variety of repertoire including, among other compositions, Cesar […]

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  • RIM International Concert May 2

    Posted on April 22, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Worship

      The RIM International Concert will be held on May 2, 2019, at 7 p.m., at Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St., Newton, MA.   Participating Choirs: Koleinu-Boston’s Jewish Community Chorus Philadelphie SDA Church, Malden Sikh Chorus, Westborough Compassionate Hearts Children’s Chorus St. Peter’s Church, Ugandan Choir, Waltham Islamic Call to Prayer Speaker: Robert Trestan, ADL, […]

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    Easter Services 2019

    Posted on April 16, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Spiritual Practice, Worship

    Please join us on Easter Sunday, April 21 Sunrise Yoga in the Barn, 5:15 AM, Wright-Locke Farm Dress in comfortable layers and join us for standing poses, light movement and meditation. No mat is necessary. Sunrise Service, 5:45 AM, Wright-Locke Farm On Easter morning before the sun has risen, we gather at Wright-Locke Farm to […]

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    Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service

    Posted on April 15, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Spiritual Practice, Worship

    Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary Gather with us in the sanctuary as we share in the Last Supper that Jesus had with his disciples before his death and then listen to the story of the Passion According to the Gospel of John as candles are extinguished and we gradually descend into […]

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  • Easter Offering for Heifer International

    Posted on April 12, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    Update: Thank You for Your Generosity We collected $6,175 for Heifer International during our Easter services. Thank you for your generous contributions towards ending poverty and hunger for our neighbors. We will be accepting donations for the next few weeks if you would like to contribute. Please use a special Easter Offering envelope if you […]

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  • Spring Flower Sale for RIM Metro North Cluster (Refugee Immigration Ministry)

    Posted on April 11, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    Now that it’s finally spring, get into the spirit by ordering flowering plants from the RIM Metro North Cluster. Profits support our cluster’s clients, who are in the process of seeking asylum.   There are order sheets on the table in the reception area and at the back of the Sanctuary. Flowers are provided by […]

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    Join Us for Worship on Palm Sunday (April 14)

    Posted on April 11, 2019 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    This Sunday is Palm Sunday and as we enter into Holy Week and prepare for the coming of Easter we conclude our series on the 7 Deadly Sins with a consideration of Pride and Vainglory. As the story goes in Luke, the devil leaves Jesus after the temptations in the wilderness with a promise that […]

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