Category Archives: Latest News

  • Ways to Help the Outdoor Church at Christmas

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Spire link, Youth

    Please lend a hand this holiday season with the Outdoor Church! There are many ways you can make a difference! On December 31, we will receive donated ingredients, make sandwiches and send them with 2 or 3 church members to Cambridge who will accompany the Outdoor Church clergy in serving the Outdoor Church Congregation of […]

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    Christmas/Advent Ripley Chapel Update

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link, Worship

    The Ripley Chapel Working Group has been working steadily since October to carefully study the choices for the renovation of our Chapel and the costs associated with each. The costs estimates were developed by Kaplan Construction company last spring under the direction of our architect, David Torrey. It has been fairly easy to review the […]

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    For Unto Us a Child is Born

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Spire link, Worship

    Welcome to the season of Advent! We are entering into a sacred four weeks together that ideally prepare us for the deeper mystery of Christmas, when the Great Creator of the universe was manifested in the form of a human child. But isn’t every child a manifestation of the Great Creator, one might ask? Biblically […]

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  • Service of Light 2017

    Posted on November 30, 2017 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Worship

     A Service of Prayer, Candle Lighting & Music Thursday, December 21, 7:00 PM, Sanctuary “Only in the darkness does the bright light shine through.” Please join us for a special service designed to move from darkness to hope. Held on one of the longest nights of the year, the Service of Light opens us to God’s […]

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  • Mission Opportunity Before Christmas

    Posted on November 30, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    The Dwelling Place needs volunteers for Saturday, December 16! Would you like to make the holiday season a little brighter for individuals and families in need? Please think about putting on your angel wings and jingle bells and joining the FCC “crew” at The Dwelling Place on Saturday, December 16th. We have one volunteer (Yay!) already but we […]

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  • Hanging of the Greens Worship Service December

    Posted on November 27, 2017 by in Latest News, Worship, Youth

    Holly and ivy, greens and wreaths, poinsettias and Christmas trees, stockings and creches, stories and songs…   Join us this First Sunday in Advent for an All-Age Intergenerational Service of Worship as together we prepare our sanctuary for the Advent/Christmas Season. All Church School Classes will attend worship with their families and will have a part […]

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  • The Giving Tree

    Posted on November 20, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Youth

    Every year for Christmas we as a church give presents to those who are in need.  This year we will be giving to girls at the Germaine Lawrence Residential Program in Arlington, boys and girls from the Council of Social Concern and people at the Lowell Transitional Livining Center. Please bring your gift, unwrapped and labeled, Sunday December 3 for […]

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  • City Mission Society: The 2017 Christmas Shop – Share the Joy of the Season!

    Posted on November 17, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    City Mission’s principle of Engagement is strongly felt in our annual Christmas Shop. Each year, we partner with local churches, businesses, and individuals who give gifts of time, talent, and treasure to families and children in need in the Boston area. Communities get involved in a number of ways: Churches organize congregation-wide gift drives, where […]

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  • Thanksgiving Food Baskets

    Posted on November 15, 2017 by in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Outreach, Youth

    Saturday, Nov. 18th from 9:30-11 AM in Chidley Hall FCCW joins FAN in the season of giving thanks and giving back! This is a great opportunity to begin teaching our little ones about gratitude and giving. One way is to go together to the market and ask your little one to search for items on your list. You […]

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  • Bean Soup Community Supper

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by in Community, Latest News, Youth

    Thursday, November 30, 5:00-7:00 It’s the new and improved Bean Supper, now called the Bean SOUP Supper! It’s healthy and simple and a completely free gift from us to the wider community. We’ll welcome folks into Chidley Hall on the town Tree Lighting Night and offer three delicious soups (meat, vegan, gluten-free), bread, cider and […]

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