Join us on the first Sunday of Advent for our annual Hanging of the Greens! We will light the Candle of Hope to honor the start of the Advent season, and then we will move into a time of readings, singing, and decorating the church. The choir will offer a haunting, beautiful rendition of O Come, […]Continue Reading...
On Thanksgiving Day, a young man from Haiti walked out of an airplane terminal at Logan Airport into the welcoming arms of a group of volunteers. MSL (we prefer to use a recent immigrant’s initials to preserve their privacy) was sponsored to come here under a new USCIS program that vets Haitians seeking to come […]Continue Reading...
This is one of those less common years when we have a Sunday Between Thanksgiving and the start of Advent. So we are not approaching the first Sunday of Advent quite yet. First we have this worship service Sunday, Nov 26, that the Christian world calls Christ the King… or a more inclusive phrase… […]Continue Reading...
Join us this Sunday for our Thanksgiving Worship Service at 10am in person or online as “we gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing” and to consider how we can be a blessing in our lives for the sake of others. The choir will be back to share a beautiful anthem and to lead us […]
Health Ministry warmly invites you to Women’s Advent Gathering: Follow Your Star! All women and young women of the church (9th grade and up) and their friends, including non-binary and trans members of our community, are welcome to join us for an evening of fellowship and fun as we remember and celebrate both the Advent […]
In collaboration with Sparkle Stories and How to Story, First Congregational Church presents live storytelling with master storyteller, David Sewell McCann. The goal with this magical storytelling event is to build original holiday stories of light, stillness and community that we can all use to care for each other this advent season. The stories will be collaborative. […]
Sunday, November 19, 2023 Did the Roots and Branches sign-up catch your interest, but you didn’t feel ready to commit to regular meetings? Do you need childcare to attend? This year, we have added a group held immediately after 10 o’clock worship, for which there is no is need to sign up, and childcare is […]
Join us on Sunday in the sanctuary or online for worship at 10am. As we move through November and closer to the season of Advent, the scriptures begin to beat the drum of the end of times calling us to watch and wait and pay attention. The parable of the 10 Virgins in Matthew 25 will be our […]
Would you like to volunteer to help recent immigrants? Can you open your arms – and maybe your home? This 2023-2024 year, Immigrant Support Alliance, (formerly known as the Metro North Cluster/RIM) is working with a 37 year-old man from Haiti who will arrive this month and a family from Afghanistan that is here […]
Every year for Christmas we, as a church, give presents to those in need. This year we will be giving to children from the community-based program Youth Villages, children from the Council of Social Concern in Woburn, and to the people at the Lowell Transitional Learning Center. You can sign up for gift giving here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4FA8A82F4-45950101-fccholiday#/ […]