FCCW COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

FCCW has suspended in-person Sunday worship services until further notice and has implemented a modified plan for use of the building to try and limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please stay home if you are not well! If you need assistance getting things at the grocery store or running errands please be in contact with Krista or Gina who can put you in touch with someone who can help.

 

These are the activities that will be suspended until until further notice.

* Food related events (potlucks, coffee hour)

* Committee Meetings (meet via phone, video chat or email)

* Office Hours - will be working from home and sometimes in the office. Call or email

* Pastoral Visits - call or email Gina if urgent. Happy to do phone calls.

* Outside groups using the building

* Choir practice 

We will get through this time together. It will require a patience and grace from us that will stretch and grow us in new ways. We will be  in touch frequently as things continue to unfold and change. If you would like to be added to church email notifications, please send us an email at fccwucc@gmail.com

Worship on Wednesdays

Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm over Zoom

12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23

Hosted by Andy, join him over Zoom for caroling and singing each Wednesday leading up to Christmas. The Zoom link will be shared each week in our Weekly Happenings email on Saturday night or send an email to office@wolfeboroucc.org to get a link for Zoom.

 

These evenings will be participatory, but very casual. You can just watch or you may request any carol that you like!

Glad Tidings

Thursday, December 24th

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Front lawn of the church

Pastor Gina invites you to stop by during one of these times to exchange some "glad tidings" for the season! She will be outside the Main St. doors to church, and will gladly greet you with some cheer! We have prepared little bags of special treats for this most unusual Christmas.

 

Please wear your mask and be prepared to follow social distancing guidelines.

Virtual Christmas Eve Worship

Thursday, December 24th

4:00 pm 

The Christmas Eve service will be a modified version of lessons and carols with some modern day readings. You'll enjoy the experience of music from the adult and handbell choirs, scripture and poetry read by members and youth of our Congregation, and a candlelight vigil.

 

We invite you to have a candle nearby. Hint: There is a candle in your Glad Tidings bag!

 

Watch for a special email or it will be available on our YouTube Channel

*You can watch this service anytime*

Virtual Chancel Steps

Sundays @ 8:30 am

1/3, 1/10

Join Pastor Gina and other church school children the first and second Sunday of the month from 8:30 - 9:00 am for a Virtual Chancel Steps.

 

During this season of Advent listen and share stories about the birth of Jesus, share your artwork and crafts from our December Church School bags or play a game with other members of our youth. Look for the weekly email on Saturdays for a link to attend or send an email to office@wolfeboroucc.org to get a link for Zoom.

An Advent Adventure

#WolfeboroAdvent2020

All Saints’ Episcopal Church and First Congregational Church, UCC in Wolfeboro invite you to
engage in an active Advent by reading a piece of Scripture each day, reflecting upon it, and
sharing via your favorite social media. We ask that you share in one (or more) of three ways:

Listening: Share a link to a song that the daily reading and reflecting reminds you of;

Reading: Share a brief written memory or thought based on the daily reading and
reflecting; and/or

Visualizing: Share a photo or short video based on the daily reading and reflecting you have done.

 

Whatever your response is, do share it with the hashtag: #WolfeboroAdvent2020 on your
site(s) and feel free to post on your congregation’s site(s) as well.

Click Here for the devotional

Fellowship

Sundays @ 8:30 am

To resume on 1/3

Grab your coffee or tea and join us for some fellowship time over Zoom each Sunday at 8:30 am

Please send an email to office@wolfeboroucc.org to get a link for Zoom.

Worship Leaders Needed

We have incorporated worship leaders into our online service each week! If you are interested, Pastor Gina will send you text for the Call to Worship by Thursday morning at 9 am. Record a video (on your phone, tablet or computer) of yourself reading the opening prayer and send it to her by Friday at 9 am. 

 

Pastor Gina can help with technology, if that’s not your strong suit! All ages welcome! Interested? Contact Bruce McCracken to get on the calendar.

Wolfeboro Reads

Tuesdays

4:00 pm over Zoom

You are invited to attend our community read, a joint ministry of All Saints’ Episcopal Church and First Congregational Church Wolfeboro via Zoom. Pastors Gina and Bill will facilitate lively discussions three Tuesday afternoons a month 4:00-5:00 pm. 

January Book 

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver 

1/12, 1/19, 1/26 

 

February Book  

On Earth We are Briefly Gorgeous 

by Ocean Vuong

2/9,2/ 16, 2/23

March Book 

Minimalism by

Becca Ehrlich Christian 

3/10, 3/17, 3/24

 

The Zoom link will be shared each week in our Weekly Happenings email on Saturday night or send an email to office@wolfeboroucc.org to get a link for Zoom.

(603) 569-1555

115 S Main Street
PO Box 913
Wolfeboro, NH 03894, USA

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