Sharing & Renting Our Space

Nonprofits & Affiliates That are Sharing Our Space

The Neighborhood Cooperative Nursery School (NCNS) is an independent preschool program for children ages 3-5. They are a parent-led cooperative preschool dedicated to helping each child develop in his or her unique way. They are located below the sanctuary.

Winchester School of Chinese Culture is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to teach the language and traditional culture of China through classroom instructions, the arts, and cultural events and to promote and engage in cultural exchanges and civic activities to develop and sustain community-school partnerships. They hold a weekly after-school program and an all day summer camp at our church.

Boy Scout Troop 503 has been sponsored by the First Congregational Church since 1903! They meet Tuesday evenings in Chidley Hall.

The Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence (WFEE) headquarters is located on the 3rd floor. Since 1992 WFEE has provided private financial support to Winchester’s children in order to foster innovation and excellence in teaching and learning.

Family Action Network hosts a toddler playgroup on Mondays, 9:30-11:30 AM, in the Palmer Room. They follow the Winchester Public School’s calendar so they don’t meet during vacations, the Summer, or snow days.

The Winchester ABC (A Better Chance) house  is our neighbor, and uses our church hall for family dinners and special events.

The Metropolitan Boston Association (MBA) of The MACUCC is an association of sixty seven diverse churches, spread over four distinct cities and thirty-five suburbs, all within a twenty-five mile radius. They have two offices in our church: Rev. Wendy Vander Hart, Associate Conference Minister, and Rubén Bonilla-Santiago, Administrative Assistant

Rev. Dr. Ken Orth offers pastoral psychotherapy and spiritual direction as part of his affiliation with us.

Sounds of Grace is a hospice choir,  started by member Lynne Rahmeier. Their mission is to provide beautiful music to those in hospice or palliative care in group or private homes and to draw singers from all faith traditions, ages, races, and experiences, thereby reaching out to the broader care community and encouraging dialogue about a caring and conscious approach to dying. They rehearse in the Tucker Room on Sundays from 4:00-5:30. 

Winchester Got Lunch (WGL) is a collaborative community effort of Winchester faith-based organizations, schools, businesses and civic groups. WGL provides nourishing lunches during the summer for students who rely upon subsidized school-year lunches. During the summer school break, WGL volunteers meet once a week in Chidley Hall to purchase food, pack lunch bags containing enough healthy food items to prepare lunches for five days for a child, and deliver the bags directly to each participant’s home.


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FCCW Facilities Request Form Instructions

Improve the Facilities ability to respond to requests, suggestions, and observations.  Minimize confusion.
Download it here (FCCW Facilities Request Form Request) or grab one in the Church Office, on top of the mailboxes.
Any request for preparing rooms, special cleaning , observations of areas that need attention in our Church, or suggestions of how we may do better should be submitted on a FCCW Facilities Request Form.  Facilities will look over the requests, schedule and prioritize them.  In order to ensure that your request is completed when desired, please give us at least one week’s notice.  Urgent requests should be submitted directly to Ed Banzy.
Please fill out the required information at the top of the form. Include a sketch of any set up such as table types and positions and how many chairs.  Use the notes section for any special instructions, suggestions, or observations. Facilities will enter and prioritize the request in a calendar and action list.
What next?
We are hoping to develop an on-line request form to make it easier to submit.
Any Questions?
Please send any questions to Ed Banzy.

FCCW Facilities Request Form Request