Posted on February 14, 2018 by Nancy 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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Posted on February 14, 2018 by Nancy 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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Posted on February 13, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Health and Wellness, Latest News, Spire link
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6 PM Join State Representative Michael Day and Dr. Kenneth Mitchell of the Department of Mental Health, for agency presentations on children and family services, substance use and addiction. Consumer experiences will be shared along with updates on access to emergency services, recovery resources and advocacy groups. Open to the public, this informative program is free of […]
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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 February 12, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Latest News, Spire link, Worship
Reflections on Lent, Holy Week, and Easter On Ash Wednesday we enter the six weeks of Lent, leading us to Holy Week and its attendant journey through Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. In our country and culture we find ourselves in a time of great division, competing values, and strident, argumentative […]
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Posted on January 5, 2018 by Nancy in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link, Worship
Back by popular demand, we will be holding “Tuesdays with Jesus” again this Lent in the Palmer and Tucker Rooms. We have a wonderful new slate of church members preparing to share how their faith intersects with their work. We’ll begin with about 20 minutes of silent meditation/centering prayer from 6:30-7 in the Palmer Room and […]
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Posted on January 4, 2018 by Nancy in Spire link, Worship
Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 PM, Sanctuary Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter. Traditionally we observe Lent with fasting, prayer and other spiritual practices. The ashes, made from the burning of last year’s Palm Sunday palms, are a biblical sign of penance. The service includes several readings to […]
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Posted on January 4, 2018 by Nancy in Community, Small Groups, Spire link
Sunday, January 7, 7-9 PM Sunday, February 4, 7-9 PM The Rahmeier Home, 4 Heritage Drive, Woburn All FCC men and their guests are welcome. We discuss matters that are personal and spiritual. Pot-luck beverages or snacks are welcome but not expected. Questions? Contact Chris.
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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 Adult Ed, Community, Small Groups, Spire link
February 25, 2018 Join us for the February Ruth Group meeting as we discuss Going Clear by Lawrence Wright. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright From the Publisher: Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual enlightenment, but its practices have long been shrouded in mystery. Lawrence Wright—armed with his […]
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