Posted on February 12, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Outreach, Spire link
Our church continues to participate in the Metro North Cluster of Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM), which currently has two clients. The client from Honduras has moved to full financial independence; however, the cluster will continue to provide community support for her as needed. The client from Egypt (and his family) will move to financial independence by the […]
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Posted on January 29, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Outreach
Award-winning neo-classical pianist Heidi Breyer and eminent realist artist Alexander Volkov will debut Breyer’s album, “Moonlight in Empty Rooms,” on Feb. 9th at 7:30 p.m., at the First Congregational Church, 121 W. Foster St., Melrose. In this event, the two artists collaborate in live performance. Alexander speaks philosophically about art and life and Heidi plays […]
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Posted on January 18, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Youth
Friday, March 16, 6-8:30 PM The youth are hosting a talent show, which will include a baked potato bar and sundae bar (which will be inclusive to all those with most allergies). This is your opportunity to help them out by showcasing your talents. We are encouraging people of all ages to sign up to perform whatever talent they have […]
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Posted on January 11, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Health and Wellness, Outreach, Small Groups, Youth
On Saturday, Jan 20th, the Girl Scouts (led by Kim Farina) are serving at The Dwelling Place. So, we’ve got lots of servers but we need 1 or 2 people to prepare the following items: Baked Beans for 25 people Green vegetable for 25 people (Peas or green beans have worked well in the past. […]
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Posted on January 5, 2018 by Sarah Marino in Community, Health and Wellness, Outreach, Small Groups
August 4-10, 2018 Our church community is going to Puerto Rico this summer to help in the rebuilding effort. We welcome you to join us. Our mission trip adviser and guide is Experience Mission. We will be working in one of 3 possible locations: Isabela, Mayaguez or Cayey. We will be doing rebuilding: roofing, repairing drywall, […]
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Posted on January 4, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Small Groups, Spire link
Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 AM Winchester Center Train Station Join the Ministry Team and other church members as we offer ashes to Winchester commuters at the train station on Ash Wednesday. We will offer free coffee to all, and a blessing, with or without ashes, to those who desire it. Stop by and join us as we […]
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Posted on January 3, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Spire link
Please join our crew at the Habitat for Humanity site in Lawrence on one (or more!) of our upcoming work days. We typically meet at the church around 7:45 AM and carpool up to the site, returning sometime in the late afternoon. The Habitat organization appreciates when we can provide a head count, so if you’re […]
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Posted on January 1, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Outreach, Spire link
This year, instead of traveling to Myanmar, as I have for the last five years, I have the privilege of seeing you at church and in worship. After much deliberation and for personal reasons, I decided to forgo my annual mission trip, and, after an active and satisfying Advent/Christmas season, it has been a very […]
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Posted on December 21, 2017 by Sarah Marino in Community, Outreach, Youth
Saturday January 6, 5:30 PM Join the Wise Men in Searching for the Baby Jesus Most people know that the Wise Men brought to the Christ Child. What you might not know is that those gifts were given, not on Christmas Day, but on Epiphany. Epiphany is January 6th – the 12th day after Christmas. […]
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Posted on December 19, 2017 by Sarah Marino in Outreach
Dear Friends Christmas is a gigantic festival in the Western world – celebrations and traditions are cherished by the religious and the secular alike. We say this with no judgment. With all the resources that target us with Christmas dreams and fantasies – how can one turn away from it? One Christmas virtue that […]
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