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Sunday Worship Service
10:00 am Sept - June. 9:30 am July - Aug

Wednesday Communion 
6:30-7pm during Lent and Advent

Sermons and Services
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Music at FCW 
Learn more about our musical offerings. Join us!


Bridging the Deepest Divide by Rev. Mike Duda, published in the Salem Evening News

The reverberations of last week’s election continue, even to the point of riots in some cities. I think everyone had been looking forward to this election being over, but it seems that no one regardless of party affiliation expected it to end the way it has. I’m afraid the wounds opened during this long season of division and vitriol may take more than ballots to bind, and clearly from the split of the popular vote, our country remains deeply divided. It was bound to happen. Words do matter, and the steady barrage of hateful rhetoric during this painfully long campaign season seems to have broken down any semblance of civility. From all historical indicators this was not the way our democracy was designed to function, and it certainly is not the way any of our faith traditions promote as the path of peace.   Click here to read the rest of the article


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Family Promise
Helping Homeless Families get housed

Missions, Peace & Justice
Changing ourselves and changing the world...

Parish Care 
Tending to our community and beyond

Youth Group
Our Youth make a difference


The Building Project:

  • Construction continues on the back and main floor of the building.  Please stop by and see the amazing progress that is being made!



Senior Pastor Mike Duda is honored to serve as Chaplain for the Wenham Fire Department

Senior Pastor Mike Duda is honored to serve as Chaplain for the Wenham Fire Department


Building for the Journey Ahead!

On November 1, 2015 the congregation approved the new building plans.  Please take a look!

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Special Events

  • 12/4 - New Member Sunday & Congregational Meeting to Approve the 2017 Operating Budget
  • 12/11 - Family Service & Advent Workshop
  • 12/18 - Lessons and Carols led by the Choir during the service --Blue Christmas Service 4pm
  • 12/24 - Family Christmas Eve Service at 4:30pm -- Candlelight Service at 10pm

Weekly Events

  • Advent Wednesday Evening Communion Services in the Sanctuary 6:30 - 7:00pm
  • Bible Study: 10am Tuesdays in the Sanctuary.
  •  Choir Rehearsal: Thursdays 7-8:30pm
  • Women's Enrichment: 10 am Wednesdays (Except first Wednesday of the month)Meetings on December 14th and 21st will be held at the Holland Home.

Monthly Events

  • Busy Needles - Meets the second Friday of the month at 10am.  The December meeting will go back to the second Friday of the month, Dec. 9th.  The location will be at the Council on Aging in Wenham.
  • Men's Forum - Tuesday, December 6th, at the Council on Aging facility on School Street in Wenham. The meeting will begin at 8 A.M. with a light breakfast, followed by a presentation by Dianne K. Bucco, Wenham Town Clerk.  We hope that you will be able to join us.

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