Health Ministry and wellness events/news
Grieving in Community is a support group for the spectrum of loss. From losing a loved one to experiencing unexpected change, grief affects in a variety of ways. Join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in fall at 6 PM for conversation and rituals. Email Rev. Maeve at firstname.lastname@example.org to register and/or to […]Continue Reading...
September Focus — Immunity for Fall and Winter Valuable Vaccine News from Michelle, RN Chart below shows respiratory virus activity in Massachusetts last year (source: CDC.gov). RSV peaked in early-to-mid-November, Flu in mid-December, and COVID in early January. Did you know there’s a new RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) vaccine […]
Thursdays in July at 8AM Are you a mom with kids at home this summer? Need a moment of zen? Join fellow moms Nancy Kneiss and Jennie Ryan for an easy morning hike in the Fells on Thursday mornings in July. We’ll meet at Gate 16 on Hillcrest Parkway at 8:00 AM, lead you on […]
Coffee Hour this Sunday Come on Down to Chidley Hall after worship. The blenders will be humming!
Healing Circle for both communal and personal prayer A prayer service for all ages, stages of life and recovery. O Thou kind Lord! Unite all. Let the religions agree and make the nations one, so that they may see each other as one family and the whole earth as one home. May they all live […]
You are invited to donate a chancel Easter plant as a memorial or as a gift. Plants will be distributed to our members at home and in assisted living centers on Saturday, April 8th and on Easter Sunday. The cost of plants is $25.00 each. All orders are due by Palm Sunday, April 2. Order here
March 8, 2023, April 12, 2023, May 10, 2023, June 14, 2023 Palmer Room FCCW is offering Grieving in Community, a four-session grief support group. From March 2023 until June 2023, Pastoral Resident Maeve Hammond will lead this group through four movements: beginnings, complicated healing, transition, and memory. Through rituals, discussions, and spiritual practices, we […]
Healing Prayer Circle Tuesday, February 7 from 7pm-7:40 pm A time to pray for healing in yourself and/or another. A time to connect deeply to the love, serenity, and grace that God offers especially in times of uncertainty, anxiety and grief. For those in person, there will also be a time for laying-on-of-hands if […]
A careful and thoughtful planning process has led us to a proposed 2023 budget for FCCW! Thanks to the work of our dedicated treasurer, Janet Hall, associate treasurer Anne Hoenicke, leaders of the sustaining and living ministries, and others, the Leadership Team is pleased to recommend approval of the proposed 2023 FCCW budget. Come learn […]
March 11th to May 13th, 2023 Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at 21 Church Street, Winchester MA The course provides family caretakers with education about mental health conditions, skills workshops, and information about available resources. The NAMI Family-to-Family curriculum includes: Information about mental health conditions and treatments Coping skills, handling crisis and relapse, local and national resources Listening and communication techniques Problem solving, limit setting, self-care Most importantly, the course offers family members the invaluable opportunity of open conversation and mutual support in a stigma-ree environment. Course participants, now more than 400,000 people nationwide, find that the Family-to-Family experience empowers them to understand and pursue paths toward healthy recovery for their loved ones, […]