Posted on December 11, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Adult Ed, Latest News, Small Groups
In 1980, Pope John Paul II declared Francis of Assisi the patron saint of ecology. In contrast to humankind as having dominion over creation, “Francis taught that God created human beings as stewards for the rest of God’s creatures, and for the earth and the elements that sustain us all.” To clarify further, Francis did not see […]
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Posted on December 10, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Adult Ed, Latest News, Small Groups
This Wednesday, December 12, we will gather in the Health Ministry office. This month we will be reading the traditional texts of a Lessons and Carols service. As always, we focus more on faith and understanding than on knowledge of the scriptures. Our hope is to think and talk about what God is telling us through the text. We […]
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Posted on November 28, 2018 by Nancy in Small Groups, Spire link, Spiritual Practice
December 11, 6:30 PM Join us for an hour in the Tucker Room where we will celebrate the Holy through movement, breath and song. The night will offer some yoga, centering prayer, and chanting with live music. Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat (if you have one), and any blocks or blankets that you […]
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Posted on November 28, 2018 by Nancy in Adult Ed, Small Groups, Spire link
Thinking about joining a ministry? Maybe the Adult Faith Exploration Ministry is the one for you! Here’s what we do: we seek to provide meaningful opportunities for our congregation and the public to increase understanding and foster dialogue around topics related to faith, religion, spiritual development, culture, community, and self-awareness. The Ministry uses a variety […]
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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 24, 2018 by Nancy in Latest News, Small Groups
Wonder what the Leadership Team (LT) is up to? Here’s a quick summary! After you read it, please feel free to share your ideas, concerns, or questions with any of the LT members listed below. And of course, all are welcome to attend LT meetings – the dates are listed in the church calendar. As […]
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Posted on October 30, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link
Monday Dec 3, 2018 7 PM Reception-(Tucker Room) 7:45 Program Considering Hospitality and the Radical Notion of Welcoming The Stranger Join us to begin an Advent practice that will keep you grounded as the pace of the season accelerates. This annual tradition is open to all women of the church. Please extend the invitation […]
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Posted on October 1, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Small Groups
Monday, October 29th 7pm, SpeakOUT Boston Please come to the First Congregational Church in Winchester at 21 Church St. for a Transgender Awareness session on Monday October 29th at 7 p.m. in the 2nd floor Tucker room for a panel of speakers from SpeakOUT Boston, the nation’s oldest LGBTQIA speakers bureau, as each panel member […]
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Posted on September 20, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Latest News, Small Groups, Youth
Thursday, October 4, 8:15 PM Join Rev. Will and Ben on Thursday, October 4th at 8:15 pm in Chidley as we watch the Patriots take on the Colts on our 12 foot screen. We will have snacks and beverages. This is a great opportunity to invite your friends and neighbors. For more information contact Rev. Will or Ben.
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Posted on September 1, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Outreach, Small Groups, Spire link
On the 5th Sunday of the month (4 times a year), the First Congregational Church makes and brings sandwiches and other items to the Outdoor Church congregation in Cambridge. Our tradition is to make the sandwiches in the kitchen after worship on “our” Sunday using ingredients donated by the Congregation. Two to five members of the congregation […]
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