The First Congregational Church is led by senior pastor Skip Waterbury and is part of the United Church of Christ.…More The parish is an open and affirming community that accepts all people regardless of race, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, ethnicity or religious participation.
The church uses inclusive language in its services and is an intergenerational community.
Young children can attend weekly church school. The church also strives to help the community by participating in a number of outreach programs. Two of the main areas the church focuses on is trying to end homelessness and to help women, children and teens who are at risk.
The First Congregation Church focuses on spiritual wellness with its fellowship program and physical wellness with its Health Ministry program. The Health Ministry promotes healthy living through health promotion activities, health living reminders and health and wellness speakers and programs.
Neighborhood Cooperative Nursery School is located in the First Congregational Church of Winchester at 21 Church…More Street. The school is a cooperative and is funded and maintained by the parents of the children attending the school.
The parents work as aides in the classroom, help maintain the facility, raise money for equipment, serve on the board of directors and other committees.
The goals of the school are to ensure that each child can foster a good self-image, to build trust and friendly relationships, to develop an interesting and challenging curriculum, to provide activities that stimulate a child's manipulative, cognitive and language skills, to provide an easily understandable routine, to capitalize on the assets of the staff, parents and community and to protect each child's rights and physical well-being.
First Parish in Lexington 7 Harrington Rd, Winchester, MA01890 First Parish in Lexington is a Unitarian Universalist church offering worship services in its historic meeting-house…More building. This is a liberal congregation whose mission is to offer a welcoming environment for the community and nurture the spirituality of its parishioners. Classes, family programs and nursery care are offered here; there's also a music program with a choir and an organist. First Parish is involved in social action programs like Amnesty International, Empower Dalit Women of Nepal and helping Zambian orphans who have AIDS.
Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church follows the teachings of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. Pastor Eric…More Dupee leads the congregation in enhancing their faith through worship, prayer, the Sacraments, Christian education and fellowship.
Crawford Memorial offers church school every Sunday during the school year at 9:15am. Children ages three through high school can attend class. The school supports faith formation through activities such as scripture reading and lessons, prayer, music, offering for service and missions projects. There are also a number of adult education classes members can participate in to continue to grow in faith.
During the week, Crawford has a weekly Communion service at 8am. During the school year, the church has worship services the first Sunday of each month, but over the summer the Sunday worship begins at 9am.