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    Embodied Prayer

    Posted on July 9, 2018 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Worship

    July 10 & 31 & August 21, 6:30-7:30 PM Tucker Room Join us for some beautiful summer evenings of yoga and prayer. Bring comfortable clothes, mats, meditation pillows/stools (these will also be provided for those who need them), and meet us in the Tucker Room. Christine Tresselt will lead a 30-minute Yoga practice followed by […]

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    New and Outgoing Leadership Team Members, and an Invitation!

    Posted on June 26, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link

    The Leadership Team (LT) is delighted to welcome four new members — Sarah Gallop, David Peretti, Cindy Wankowicz, and Jennifer Wilson. We also said thank you and goodbye to three valued members — Patricia Brady, Dina Patel, and Dick Sayre. Our model of lay individuals rotating through varied terms is serving the LT well as […]

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    Transgender Awareness and Understanding

    Posted on June 26, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Small Groups, Spire link

    Save the Date! September 23 after worship What does it means to be transgender? What do the letters in LGBTQIA stand for? Come join us to learn about gender identities and the myriad of terms that are evolving to capture the transgender experience. Explore why the Christian teaching of unconditional love is so important for the […]

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    Waking Up

    Posted on June 26, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link

    As we enter the summer, we may find ourselves overdue for taking time for rest, relaxation, and recreation. This is a good thing, for the central part of rest for our well-being is not to be ignored. Healthy living includes rest and activity, stillness and movement, silence and sound, shadow and light. May our summer contain both, offering […]

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    One Thing Spoken, Two Things Heard

    Posted on June 26, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link

    Psalm 62 ends with the provocative statement: “One thing God has spoken, two things I have heard; power belongs to you, God, and with you is unfailing love.” As Christians, we would say that the one thing God has spoken, God’s word, is Jesus Christ. And Christ’s life, death and resurrection reveal two things: that […]

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    Keep Families Together Vigil

    Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    Thursday, June 21 at 7 PM Please join us Thursday, June 21st at 7:00 pm at the Winchester Town Common to show our support for the immigrant children and families that are being cruelly separated in the US. This is NOT a political rally. Regardless of how you feel about immigration policy, we can all […]

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    RIM Annual Walk for Refugees

    Posted on June 14, 2018 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Outreach

    Sunday, June 24 4 PM If you want to support our Metro North Cluster of Refugees Immigration Ministry, consider walking in or donating to the RIM Annual Walk for Refugees on Sunday, June 24th, 4 p.m., at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield. Bruce and Linda Alexander will be walking. Money will be used to support our […]

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    Church Picnic Sunday June 11 at 11:30 AM

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by in Community, Latest News

    The summer picnic will be June 10th right after worship on the front lawn if weather permits, so bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy! There will be caesar salad, finger sandwiches, pasta salad, yogurt, fruit, water, and ice cream bars and cake, but donated desserts, salads, or side dishes are welcomed (and needed! […]

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    Boston Gay Pride Saturday June 9

    Posted on May 21, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Worship

    The Christian Church unfortunately continues to be an institution in many places around our country and world that fosters misunderstanding and mistreatment of our LGBTQ brothers and sisters, interpreting God’s word in scripture as unequivocally condemning homosexuality. 17 years ago when the First Congregational Church in Winchester voted to be an Open and Affirming Congregation […]

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    An Invitation to Take Action to Support Palestinian Children

    Posted on May 17, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

      If you have been troubled this week by the news coming out of Israel and Gaza, then you have an opportunity to take concrete action through the UCC’s Justice and Peace Action Network.  Click this link to read a bill that is before congress and consider adding your support for Palestinian children who have […]

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