Category Archives: Community

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    Community Easter Sunrise Service

    Posted on March 26, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    Sunday, April 1st: Park at Mullen Field and walk to Wright-Locke Farm 5:30 AM: Yoga in the Barn Join us for a 30 minute sunrise yoga practice in the barn to reflect on what was revealed to you during this time of waiting. Come as you are. There is no need for mats or props. […]

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  • Special Holocaust Memorial Concert

    Posted on March 13, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    Sunday, April 8, 4:00 PM Presented by First Congregational Church and Temple Shir Tikvah In honor of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 11, 2018), First Congregational Church and Temple Shir Tikvah will co-sponsor a beautiful and distinctive string quartet concert in the sanctuary of First Congregational Church, highlighting the powerful works of three composers […]

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    Let’s Talk About Mental Health

    Posted on March 2, 2018 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News

    3/22 at 9 am:  Confirmation that the Community Conversation is taking place this evening at 6 pm A community conversation will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the First Congregational Church in Winchester.  Led by Representative Michael Day, Principal Dennis Mahoney of Winchester High School, and Dr.K. Mitchell of  DMH, the […]

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    A Candlelight Vigil of Healing and Hope:

    Posted on March 1, 2018 by in Community, Latest News

    Sunday, March 4th at 6 PM on the Winchester Library grounds. Please join our fellow townspeople of all ages for a simple evening of love for our town and our devotion to each other. Bring a candle (Our church can make some available to you from our Christmas Eve services). Come to the library grounds […]

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  • Earth Day Sunday April 22

    Posted on March 1, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Small Groups

    Concerned about climate change but not sure what you can do? Wish you could be part of the solution? Good News!  The First Congregational Church of Winchester, United Church of Christ, is excited to announce the formation of a partnership between our congregation, the Green Congregation Taskforce and the Facilities Ministry. Through the “Adopt a […]

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  • One Opening… Join Us! Lenten Retreat March 9-11, 2018

    Posted on March 1, 2018 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Worship

    Interested in attending the Lenten Retreat?  We had an unexpected cancellation and would welcome a church member, friend or spouse to join the retreat group.  Experience the healing power of centering prayer, silence and time away from our busy routines. Mark Kutolowski will lead us in centering prayer at the Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, an oceanfront retreat house  in […]

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    Sounds of Grace Celebrates 10 Years Together in Song

    Posted on February 20, 2018 by in Community, Worship

    Come Join the Party! Hear us sing! Learn About our Gift of Song! Sunday, March 4, 2018   4-5:30 pm FCCW Tucker and Palmer Rooms Sounds of Grace Hospice Choir (www.soundsofgrace.org) is a non-profit, volunteer, interfaith choir available to surrounding communities for those in hospice or palliative care. We offer beautiful music from quiet and restful to spirited gospel, […]

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    In Light of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Tragedy

    Posted on February 16, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Worship

    In the ashes of Ash Wednesday came the news of another profound tragedy in the form of another school shooting, the 8th of this new year. Since Lent is a time of deepening prayer, especially by way of confession and repentance, may our community of faith not only hold the people of Parkland, Florida in our […]

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    K.I.S.S.

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link, Youth

    Last weekend, after our baby shower, my wife Kerri and I went back to our house with both of our moms to unwrap the generous presents that many of you gifted us. As we unwrapped each one, we showed them to our family. The moms took a look at some of the items we registered […]

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    2018 Budget Passed

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link

    The Leadership Team would like to thank the congregation for passing the 2018 budget on Sunday, and for bringing such insightful questions to the Budget Q&A the previous week. The budget process was a thoughtful, thorough one that involved the efforts of many people: Each ministry provided a “bottoms-up” budget that would adequately support their […]

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