First Church Windsor

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM – Worship Service / Faith Quest for children.

107 Palisado Avenue , Windsor , CT 06095
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"Young Moses in Egypt"

posted on September 11

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 9/10 sermon, "Young Moses in Egypt."


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Disaster Ministries launches Hurricane Irma appeal, immersed in Harvey recovery

posted on September 08

Disaster Ministries launches Hurricane Irma appeal, immersed in Harvey recovery The UCC Disaster Ministries team is being stretched this week, effectively responding to two devastating hurricanes — ...

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"Yeast for Our Bread"

posted on September 06

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 9/3 sermon, "Yeast for Our Bread."


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“More than Seven Sons”

posted on August 28

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 8.27 sermon, "More than Seven Sons."


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"Security from the Threshing Floor"

posted on August 21

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 8.20 sermon "Security from the Threshing Floor."


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United Church of Christ News UCC Pastoral Letter condemns racist violence in Charlottesville, demands equality for all

posted on August 21

Dear Members, Friends, Clergy, and Leaders of and within the United Church of Christ, Last weekend, a group of white supremacists came to Charlottesville, Virginia, and incited violence to protest ...

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"All She Has Done"

posted on August 14

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 8.13 sermon. "All She Has Done." 


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"Our Journey"

posted on August 08

Listen here to Pastor Adrienne's 8.6 sermon "Our Journey."


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"Reflections from the Parable of the Lost Sheep"

posted on August 01

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 7/30 sermon "Reflections from the Parable of the Lost Sheep" with Jessica Drost.


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"The Parable of the Sower"

posted on July 17

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 7.16 sermon on the Parable of the Sower.


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"The Parable of the Talents"

posted on July 10

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's 7.9 sermon "The Parable of the Talents." 


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Messy Church

posted on June 29

Messy Church is:   Christ-centered Messy Church is a church that encourages a relationship with spiritual growth through a variety of fun activities. For all-ages Messy Church is for adults and ...

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"More Value than Sparrows"

posted on June 26

Listen here to Rev. Dr. Todd Grant Yonkman's Open and Affirming Sunday sermon, "More Value than Sparrows."


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"Planted By Our Fathers"

posted on June 20

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Father's Day sermon, "Planted by Our Fathers."


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Tiffany Pearl Scholarship Reflection

posted on June 13

Listen here to Joe Petro's Pearl Tiffany Scholarship Reflection from Christian Education Sunday.


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Barbara van Winkelen Prints and Note Cards for Sale

posted on June 08

Barbara van Winkelen Prints and Notecards Barbara van Winkelen was an internationally known artist who was a longtime member of First Church and a good friend to so many. Several of us have her ...

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"On Fire!"

posted on June 07

Listen here to Rev. Dr. Davida Foy Crabtree's Pentecost Sunday Sermon, "On Fire!"


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"No Longer of this World"

posted on June 06

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Memorial Day Service sermon, "No Longer of this World."


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"God's Way, Christ's Ministry"

posted on May 24

Listen here to Rev. Dr. Davida Foy Crabtree's John Warham Sunday Sermon, "God's Way, Christ's Ministry."


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"Rehab the Brave"

posted on May 15

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Mother's Day service sermon, "Rehab the Brave."


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Mother's Day At First Church

posted on May 10

We hope you'll join us for our Mother's Day service this Sunday, May 14th at 10 am. To celebrate this special day, our very own Spark Singers will be performing. Be sure to wear your most fabulous hat...

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"Living On and Loving All"

posted on May 08

Listen here to Pastor Char's final sermon at FCW, "Living On and Loving All."


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"Life in Jesus' Name"

posted on May 02

Listen here to Pastor Char's Sermon, "Life in Jesus' Name", given on Confirmation and New Member Sunday.


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"When Creation Teaches"

posted on April 26

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Earth Day sermon, "When Creation Teaches"


Newsletters
The Edge - May Issue

posted on April 26

The Edge- May Issue

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"Messy Beginnings"

posted on April 17

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Easter Sunday sermon, "Messy Beginnings."


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"Palms, Praise, and Punishment"

posted on April 12

Listen here to Pastor Nicole's Palm Sunday sermon.


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“Temptation of Greatness and American Exceptionalism” A Sacred Conversation with Mark Charles

posted on April 04

Listen here to the last in our Lenten Sacred Conversation series, titled“Temptation of Greatness and American Exceptionalism”, led by Mark Charles.


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A Scared Conversation with Youth

posted on March 28

Listen to last week's Sacred Conversation with Youth, led by Lauren Dube and Jessica Drost with Pastor Char


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A Christian-Muslim Sacred Conversation

posted on March 20

Listen to the third in of our five-part Lenten Sacred Conversation Series, "A Christian-Muslim Sacred Conversation", led by Imam Asif Hirani and Pastor Nicole. 


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A Sacred Conversation on the Amistad Event with Val Tutson

posted on March 12

Listen to the second of our 5 part Lenten Sacred Conversation Series, led by storyteller Valerie Tutson.


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The Edge - March Issue

posted on March 06

News and views from First Church

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"Vising Prisoners, Finding Jesus" A Sacred Conversation with Hilary Carpenter and Pastor Nicole

posted on March 05

Listen to the first of our 5 part Lenten Sacred Conversation Series, led by Public Defender Hilary Carpenter and Pastor Nicole.


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A Margin of Grace

posted on February 20

Listen to guest preacher Rev. Da Vita McCallister's sermon titled  'A Margin of Grace' in which she reminded us that we are called to embrace the marginalized and protect the oppressed in our society ...


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Pastoral Installation Service for Rev. Nicole Grant Yonkman

posted on October 16

Member clergy from the CT Conference of the UCC hold an installation service for Rev. Nicole Grant Yonkman as senior pastor of the First Church in Windsor.


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Over 1,000 people gather for 911 ceremony

posted on September 13

Over 1,000 people gathered at the church to 

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Homecoming Sunday

posted on September 08

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Sunday, August 7: Vacation Bible School Sunday

posted on August 03

our campers participate in leading worship.

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The Convenience of Electronic Giving

posted on August 03

First Church in Windsor wants to remind you that we offer electronic giving as a way to automate your regular offering. Electronic giving offers convenience for members and friends and provides ...

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The Seeking Disciples Confirmation Class

posted on August 03

If you are a young person entering 9 th grade or higher and have not been previously confirmed, you are invited to join the upcoming Seeking Disciples confirmation class. If you are curious about your...

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From Pastor Nicole

posted on August 02

Dear Church family and friends, So much has happened in our world since our last Edge, and it has caused many of our community to question “Where is God in the midst of this?” In keeping with the ...

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First Woman Senior Pastor in First Church in Windsor

posted on August 01

“I’m excited about the opportunity to join a list of distinguished pastors, some of whom served First Church for forty years,” says Rev. Nicole Grant Yonkman, who recently moved to Windsor with her ...

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Generosity

posted on August 01

In the midst of new dimensions, in the face of changing ways, Who will lead the pilgrim peoples, wandering in their separate ways? God of rainbow, fiery pillar, leading where the eagles soar, We your...

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Children and Youth Faith Formation

posted on July 31

The CE Board and the Faith Formation Team would like to express heartfelt thanks to everyone who has volunteered to teach, assist in the classrooms and monitor for the upcoming Church School year. We ...

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Parish Caring Ministries

posted on July 30

Please save the date: The Parish Caring Council will host a Second Hour on Parish Caring Sunday (October 16) with a showing of a DVD entitled "To Whom I May Concern". This DVD captures the stories of ...

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Outreach Board

posted on July 27

The Outreach Board is reaching out this summer with site visits to organizations we support in the larger community. On July 13, Joyce Ward, Colleen Olson and I visited the summer school site ...

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You Are Welcome Here

posted on July 21

Several weeks ago, a few folks met with Pastor Nicole to talk about ways to increase the visibility of First Church in the community and beyond. We were concerned that the word was not getting out ...

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Book Buddy News

posted on July 20

We wrapped up another successful year in June with our last Book Buddy visits to the kindergarteners at the Simpson-Waverly School in Hartford and to the four year olds at our own Early Learning ...

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Coming Soon to Nelson Hall - Save the Date!

posted on July 20

A Windsor Home Companion. Saturday Sept 21 at 6:30. Fun and Fellowship!

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Photography Discussion Group: Monday August 1

posted on July 20

You are invited to join others from First Church who like to make photographs. At our first meeting we enjoyed each sharing a photograph. Two of us brought fascinating larger samples from our ...

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Women’s Club Programs for 2016-2017

posted on July 20

The Women’s Club starts a new season of wonderful programs. We meet on every second Tuesday of the month at noon in Nelson Hall. We bring our own sandwiches. Coffee, tea and finger desserts are ...

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Celebrating young leaders

posted on July 14

(below is an exerpt from a news article written by Debby Kirk, CT UCC Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. For the complete article go to http://www.ctucc.org/news/20160629_tawg.html) “For ...

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Back-to-School Backpacks

posted on July 13

We will be coordinating with Vacation Bible School for the Covenant to Care backpack collection. VBS campers will be collecting school supplies during the week of August 1-5 and on Sunday, August 7. ...

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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

posted on July 10

Andover Newton student intern Rose Nilson shares her thoughts about the tragic events of the week and Psalm 23.


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