Posted on March 10, 2020 by Nancy in Spire link, Spiritual Practice
Our Lenten season began on February 26, forty days before Easter, this year celebrated on April 12. Interestingly, Easter is a “moveable feast” whose date is calculated by the lunar calendar. Our world is more accustomed to the “fixed” solar calendar, so Easter offers us a challenge from the beginning, since it cannot be “nailed down” […]
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Posted on December 11, 2019 by Nancy in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Spire link, Spiritual Practice, Worship
The Service of Light is one way our church family remembers those who experience a loss of joy this holiday season. Designed to move from darkness to hope, the music, readings and candle lighting in the warmth of community open us to God’s quiet presence. We pray that our lives will be graced with the true gifts of the season, a peace which surpasses all understanding; Love Divine and encouragement that sustains us though the longest night.
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Posted on December 6, 2019 by Nancy in Ministries/Task Force News, Outreach, Spire link
The second Friday of every month the youth gather after school to make 50-75 sandwiches for the Outdoor church. They join forces with Temple Shir Tikvah and deliver them to the people of Cambridge. Click the following to sign up to donate items or to make sandwiches (Ingredient Donations) To sign up to hand out […]
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Posted on December 6, 2019 by Nancy in Adult Ed, Latest News, Ministries/Task Force News, Small Groups, Spire link
Coming Soon in January and February, Starting Jan 14 Tuesdays Jan 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4, 11, 18 Day Time Class – 11:30 AM-1 PM, led by Rev. Will Burhans Evening Class – 6:30 PM-8 PM, led by Rev. Judy Arnold For six weeks, we will be offering both an evening class and a […]
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Posted on December 6, 2019 by Nancy in Latest News, Ministries/Task Force News, Spire link
Advent begins and FCCW is now over 75% toward its 2020 Pledge Goal! The FCCW Financial Resources Ministry is hoping that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and we’re very excited about the start of Advent. It is the time of year when many reflect on the special things that we are thankful for…family, health, […]
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Posted on December 4, 2019 by Nancy in Latest News, Spire link, Spiritual Practice
It is the irrational season, when Love blooms bright and wild. Had Mary been filled with reason, there’d have been no room for the child. —Madeline L’Engle Pondering my favorite Advent poem this year, I am convicted more deeply by the words, “No room for the child.” Realizing there is much for me to do […]
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Posted on September 13, 2019 by Nancy in Ministries/Task Force News, Spire link
“You have been born on the hinge of history. —The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, climate activist and public theologian “The earth is what we all have in common.” —Wendell Berry, poet and author On a warm, sunny day on February 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 9:47am. As […]
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Posted on September 13, 2019 by Nancy in Ministries/Task Force News, Outreach, Spire link
We are looking for 4 -5 volunteers to prepare and serve a meal for about 30 people at the Dwelling Place on three Saturdays this fall, September 21, October 19, and November 16. The Dwelling Place is a collaboration of area churches that prepares and serves meals at the United Methodist Church in Woburn for […]
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Posted on September 13, 2019 by Nancy in Adult Ed, Latest News, Ministries/Task Force News, Small Groups, Spire link
Continuing This Sunday, October 27, 2019 Please join us this Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:30 a.m (after church) Palmer Room for our third session. This week we take a look at the Gospels, the first attempts to write down the story of Jesus’ life and death. We will explore how each Gospel is different, reflecting the […]
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Posted on September 12, 2019 by Nancy in Community, Ministries/Task Force News, Spire link
As your Lead Pastor, I offered a State of the Communion Address at our Annual Meeting last May. In that address I challenged the congregation to begin thinking seriously and strategically about the coming 5 years and what steps we needed to take to be brave and bold in making plans for the future, plans […]
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