First Church Windsor

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM – Worship Service / Nursery and Sunday School for children.

107 Palisado Avenue , Windsor , CT 06095
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The Second Sunday of Advent

posted on December 06

This week we'll gather to celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent when we will light the Peace Candle. Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Say Yes to Peace." Be sure to stick ...

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Say Yes To Hope

posted on December 01

On this first Sunday in Advent and National AIDS Day, First Church displays a section of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, and Pastor Nicole tells us to "Say Yes To Hope."  Scripture reading is from the ...


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The First Sunday of Advent

posted on November 29

This week we'll gather to celebrate the First Sunday of Advent when we will light the Hope Candle. Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Say Yes to Hope." We hope we'll see you ...

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True Bread

posted on November 24

On this Thanksgiving Sunday, Pastor Nicole tells us about being fulfilled, not just filled.  Scripture reading is John 6: 25-35.


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Thanksgiving Sunday - November 24

posted on November 20

This week we'll gather to celebrate Thanksgiving Sunday! Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "True Bread." Be sure to stick around after worship to shop at our Holiday Craft Fair...

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Mending By Creating Something New

posted on November 17

For the last sermon in her "Mending" series, Pastor Nicole reflects on ways to mend in her sermon titled "Mending By Creating Something New."  Scripture lesson is Isaiah 65:17-25.


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New Member Sunday - November 17

posted on November 13

This week we'll gather for New Member Sunday! We're so excited to welcome new people into our church as we continue to grow and evolve! Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "...

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Mending Trauma

posted on November 10

On this Sunday honoring our Veterans, Pastor Nicole takes on difficult subjects of PTSD and other traumas in her continuing series on mending.  Her sermon is titled "Mending Trauma," and the scripture...


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Veterans Sunday - November 10

posted on November 05

We hope you'll join for Veterans Sunday when we will have an opportunity to celebrate and honor our service members. Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Mending Trauma." We look...

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Blessed Are You

posted on November 03

Pastor Adrienne Armes reflects on the passing of people close to us on this All Saints Sunday.  Scripture reading is Luke 6:20-31.


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All Saints' Sunday - November 3rd

posted on October 29

This week, we'll gather to celebrate All Saints' Sunday. This is an opportunity for us to reflect on the memories of our deceased loved ones and to honor them by adding their names to the Tree of ...

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Mending Hunger

posted on October 27

On this Generosity Sunday, listen to Pastor Nicole reflect on being grounded in faith and growing to serve.  Scripture reading is Joel 2:23-32.  Click here to view the Youtube video displayed during ...


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Generosity Sunday - 10/27/19

posted on October 24

This week, we'll gather to celebrate Generosity Sunday, the high point of our season of generous giving! Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Living in Faith, Growing to Serve." ...

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Used Book Sale

posted on October 24

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Mending Violence

posted on October 20

Pastor Nicole continues her season series on Mending with her sermon on Mending Violence.  Scripture readings are Isaiah 2:1-4 and Luke 6:27-38.


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Parish Caring Sunday

posted on October 14

This Sunday, we'll gather for Parish Caring Sunday when we'll celebrate all the volunteers who use their time and talents to help our church and its mission. Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her ...

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Mending One Another

posted on October 13

Once a year, First Church selects a lay leader in the congregation to deliver the sermon on Laity Sunday.  This Sunday, Deacon Charlie Copeland shares his views about First Church moving forward.  ...


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Bible and Laity Sunday

posted on October 07

This weekend we'll gather to celebrate Bible and Laity Sunday! One of our members, Mr. Charlie Copeland, will be leading worship! We hope to see you there!

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'Good' Neighbors

posted on October 06

Our guest preacher for this World Communion Sunday is Dr. Donique McIntosh, Team Leader for Racial Justice Ministries at the Southern New England Conferences of the UCC.  Her sermon is titled "'Good' ...


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World Communion Sunday

posted on October 01

We hope you'll join us for worship this week when we'll celebrate World Communion Sunday! We'll be joined by our Guest Preacher, Dr. Donique McIntosh, the new Team Leader for Racial Justice Ministries...

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Mending Gender Inequality

posted on September 29

Pastor Nicole explores the topic of gender inequality in her sermon for this Sunday.  Scripture reading Luke 7:36-50 and Galatians 3:23-28.


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Privilege Walk

posted on September 24

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Mending Inequality Between the Poor and the Rich

posted on September 22

Pastor Nicole discusses the meaning of Native American Sunday for First Church and others.  Scripture reading is Luke 16:19-31.  Also, you can view the Youtube video of Emma Stevens played during the ...


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Mending All the World's Religions

posted on September 15

Pastor Nicole talks about downsizing and joy in our lives in her sermon titled "Mending All the World's Religions."  Scripture reading is Luke 15:1-10.


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Ordinary Time

posted on September 14

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Youth Trip

posted on September 07

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Youth Band

posted on September 05

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Pub Theology

posted on September 04

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Homecoming Sunday

posted on September 03

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Communion Sunday

posted on August 26

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Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

posted on August 21

We're so excited to welcome Rev. Travis Armes as our guest preacher this Sunday! His sermon is titled "No Excuses" and we can't wait to hear it! We hope to see you there!

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Youth Service Trip Sunday

posted on August 12

We can hardly wait for worship this Sunday, August 18th! The service will be led by participants of our recent Youth Service Trip to Oceanside, CA. We can't wait to hear all about what they learned ...

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Communion Sunday

posted on July 30

We hope you'll join us for worship on August 4th when we will celebrate Communion Sunday! Pastor Nicole will lead us in worship and her sermon is titled "Rich Toward God." We hope to see you there!

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Dinner and a movie?

posted on July 29

Coming up this Wednesday, July 31st!

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Blessing of the Animals

posted on July 15

Join us for this special outdoor Blessing of the Animals when we will celebrate a worship service with: Leashed pets (like dogs and cats) Caged pets (like hamsters and rabbits) Pictures of pets who ...

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Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

posted on July 15

On June 21st we'll gather to celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time! Pastor Nicole will be leading worship and her sermon is titled "Women's Work." We hope you'll join us!

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Chamber Music Concert

posted on July 14

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Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

posted on July 07

We hope you'll join us for worship this week! It's the Fifth Sunday of Ordinary time, but services at FCW are anything but ordinary! Pastor Nicole is our worship leader and her sermon is titled "Good ...

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Yard Goats Game

posted on July 03

Don't forget! You can purchase tickets for next week's Yard Goats game after church this Sunday! Each ticket costs $10 and there are 75 tickets available. Not going to be in church on Sunday? Not to ...

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Hymn Sing Sunday

posted on July 01

This week at First Church we'll gather to receive communion and to celebrate Hymn Sing Sunday! We hope we'll see you there!

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Mission Trip Sunday

posted on June 24

We hope you'll be able to join us for Mission Trip Sunday on June 30th! Worship will be lead by the participants of our recent mission trip to Puerto Rico and we are so excited to hear about their ...

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Open and Affirming Sunday

posted on June 16

This week we will gather to celebrate Open and Affirming Sunday when we will reaffirm our commitment to embracing and loving all members of our community regardless of race, gender or sexual ...

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Father's Day Worship

posted on June 10

Join us this Sunday, June 16th, for a very special Father's Day worship service! Pastor Nicole will be leading worship and her sermon is titled "Wisdom Calls." We hope to see you there!

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Pentecost & CE Sunday

posted on June 03

We hope you'll join us on June 9th for Pentecost Sunday and Christian Education Sunday! Pastor Nicole will be leading worship and the message will be delivered by our Pearl Tiffany Scholar. After ...

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John Warham & Laity Sunday

posted on May 26

We hope you'll join us for worship this week when we will gather to celebrate John Warham Sunday and Laity Sunday! On this day, we recognize all the wonderful members of our First Church Family, ...

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Memorial Weekend Worship

posted on May 20

This Sunday, May 26th, we'll gather for Memorial Day Weekend worship! Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Take Up Your Mat and Walk." We hope to see you there!

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Confirmation Sunday

posted on May 13

This Sunday, May 19th, is Confirmation Sunday! Our Confirmands will be leading worship and in place of a sermon, we'll listen as they present their Confirmation Projects. We hope to see you there!

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Mother's Day Worship

posted on May 05

We're looking forward to our Mother's Day service this Sunday, May 12th! Pastor Adrienne is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Should Women Be Silent in Church?" during which she will reflect ...

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Communion Sunday

posted on April 29

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Earth Day Celebration

posted on April 22

Happy Earth Day, everyone! We'll be gathering for an Earth Day Celebration this Sunday, April 28th, and we hope you'll join us! Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Peace on ...

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Barbara van Winkelen Prints and Note Cards for Sale

posted on April 20

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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Easter Sunday

posted on April 15

Happy Easter Week, everyone! We'll be holding two services on Sunday; one at 9 a.m. and one at 11 a.m. The 11 a.m. service will feature a performance by the Spark Singers, but both services will ...

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Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch

posted on April 14

Children in the 5th grade and younger are invited to hunt for Easter eggs! Join us for crafts, food, and fun! This is a free event and all are most welcome!

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Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

posted on April 13

Join us for our Maundy Thursday service this Thursday, April 18th, at 7 p.m. in the Meeting House. Pastor Nicole will be leading worship and reflecting on the last moments of Jesus. On Good Friday, at...

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Palm Sunday

posted on April 08

This Sunday, April 14th, we'll gather to celebrate Palm Sunday! Pastor Nicole is our worship leader and her sermon is titled "Stones Cry Out." We hope to see you then!

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Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch

posted on April 03

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The Fifth Sunday of Lent

posted on April 01

Join us on April 7th at 10 a.m. when we will gather to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent! In the last part of our Lenten Series, we will be joined by Rev. Dr. Todd Yonkman who will lead us in a ...

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Women's History Month at FCW

posted on March 28

March is Women's History Month! Here at FCW we're celebrating the history of women in ministry! Throughout this month, several FCW members will share their stories about the challenges and rewards of ...

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Women's History Month at FCW

posted on March 27

When Edie began seminary at Yale Divinity School, she was convinced she wouldn't go into parish ministry. At Center Church in Hartford, where she completed her practicum, that position changed. She ...

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The Fourth Sunday of Lent

posted on March 25

We hope you'll join us on March 31st when we will celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent! As part of our Lenten Series, we'll be joined by Rev. Shawn Garan for a Sacred Conversation about the Future ...

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Women's History Month at FCW

posted on March 21

Rev. Dr. Davida Foy Crabtree grew up in a little UCC church in Northfield CT and went off to Silver Lake as an awkward 7th grader in 1957, unsure of herself, tired of the bullies in school, and ...

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The Third Sunday of Lent

posted on March 18

We hope you'll join us for worship on March 24th when we will gather to celebrate the third Sunday of Lent. We'll be joined by Heidi Fishman, author of "Tutti's Promise" for a Sacred Conversation on ...

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Bake Sale This Sunday

posted on March 15

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Women's History Month at FCW

posted on March 14

March is Women's History Month! Here at FCW we're celebrating the history of women in ministry! Throughout this month, several FCW members will share their stories about the challenges and rewards of ...

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Scout Sunday

posted on March 11

We hope you'll join us to celebrate the Scout Sunday on March 17 when Boy and Girl Scouts from our FCW community will be taking part in worship. We invite all Scouts to attend and ask that you wear ...

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Crafting Fellowship

posted on March 09

Our new crafting fellowship group will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month beginning on Tuesday, March 12th. We'll meet in the Conference Room at 6:30 p.m. for a bead craft workshop. No experience ...

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The First Sunday of Lent

posted on March 05

We hope you'll join us to celebrate the First Sunday of Lent on March 10th! Pastor Nicole will be joined by Judge Kevin Washington for a Sacred Conversation on Social Justice Issues in Windsor. 

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Ash Wednesday Worship

posted on March 04

Join us for Ash Wednesday Worship on March 6th at 7 p.m. All are most welcome!

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Jazz Worship Sunday

posted on February 25

We hope you'll join us for our Jazz Worship Service this Sunday, March 3rd! Pastor Adrienne is preaching and her sermon is titled "Glory on the Mountain."

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Black History Celebration

posted on February 18

This week at FCW we're celebrating Black History Month! Please join us for worship this Sunday, February 24, at 10 a.m. when we will be joined by special guest speakers Dionne Bassett, Kevin Booker ...

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Lenten Midweek Program

posted on February 13

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Choir Sunday

posted on February 11

This Sunday, February 17,  we will gather to celebrate our wonderful choir! The theme of our worship is "Blessed Are You: Celebrating the World Through Music." We hope you'll join us!

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Racial Justice Sunday

posted on February 02

Join us this week as we gather to celebrate Racial Justice Sunday on February 10. Pastor Nicole is leading worship and her sermon is titled "Fishing in Deep, Deep Waters." Be sure to stick around for...

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Communion Sunday

posted on January 28

We hope you'll join us for worship this Sunday, February 3, when we will receive Communion together! We will welcome Rev. Paul Nickerson as our guest preacher. His sermon is titled "A Breathtaking ...

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Silver Lake Sunday

posted on January 23

Join us for worship this Sunday, January 27, when we'll celebrate Silver Lake Sunday! Instead of a sermon, we'll be hearing from various speakers about what Silver Lake means to them. We'll also be ...

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Worship Cancelled - Sunday, January 20

posted on January 19

Please be advised that worship tomorrow, Sunday, January 20, has been canceled due to inclement weather. All church activities are also canceled. Be sure to stay warm and safe!  

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Martin Luther King Sunday

posted on January 15

We hope you'll join us as we gather together to celebrate Martin Luther King Sunday on January 20. We'll be joined by our guest preacher, Rev. Shawn Garan who will be holding a Sacred Conversation on ...

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Baptism of Jesus Sunday

posted on January 07

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Christmas Eve Worship

posted on December 11

 Join us for Christmas Eve Worship! 5 PM: Family Christmas Eve Worship with Children's Pageant, featuring a  performance by the Spark Singers 9 PM: Traditional Christmas Worship with Lessons and ...

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Women's Club 2018 Schedule

posted on August 10

Welcome to a new season of the Women's Club. Please join us September 11 at noon in Nelson Hall. Bring your own sandwich and we will provide beverages and dessert. Pastor Adrienne and Midge ...

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