Category Archives: Outreach

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    Ingredients Needed for the Outdoor Church on September 30

    Posted on September 1, 2018 by in Community, Outreach, Small Groups, Spire link

    On the 5th Sunday of the month (4 times a year), the First Congregational Church makes and brings sandwiches and other items to the Outdoor Church congregation in Cambridge. Our tradition is to make the sandwiches in the kitchen after worship on “our” Sunday using ingredients donated by the Congregation. Two to five members of the congregation […]

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    New Co-Coordinators for The Dwelling Place

    Posted on September 1, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Spire link

    In September, Louise Ritenhouse and Cindy Mahoney will take on the job of Co-Coordinators for FCC volunteers at The Dwelling Place, replacing Linda Alexander, who has served in that job for seven years. Louise and Cindy will work with Lisa Loughlin to enlist and support our church’s volunteers in cooking and serving meals at The […]

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    Puerto Rico Trip News Coverage

    Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach

    If you haven’t seen it, check out the coverage on NBC 10 of the mission trip to Puerto Rico. Thanks to Sue Howland for pitching the story and for Tom Kahl for being willing to be interviewed on Sunday morning. We are grateful that our team returned safely after a deeply meaningful week of service in Puerto […]

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    Prayers for Our Mission to Puerto Rico

    Posted on June 26, 2018 by in Outreach, Spire link

    Twenty-one members and friends of First Congregational Church in Winchester are going to Puerto Rico from August 4 through August 11 with a group called Experience Mission. They will be lending a hand to a local community near Dorado to help in the rebuilding effort. The devastation to Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria last year, […]

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    Ingredients Needed for Outdoor Church

    Posted on June 21, 2018 by in Latest News, Outreach

    On the 5th Sunday of the month (4 times a year), the First Congregational Church makes and brings sandwiches and other items to the Outdoor Church congregation in Cambridge. Our tradition is to make the sandwiches in the kitchen after worship on “our” Sunday using ingredients donated by the Congregation. Two to five members of […]

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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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    The Dwelling Place needs volunteers for Saturday, June 16th!

    Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Latest News, Outreach, Small Groups

    We are looking for 4 – 5 volunteers to prepare and serve a meal for about 30 people at the Dwelling Place on Saturday, June 16th. The Dwelling Place is a collaboration of area churches that prepares and serves meals at the United Methodist Church in Woburn for individuals and families in need. Our FCC […]

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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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