Religious Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday.

NASHUA

ARLINGTON STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Sunday morning worship and Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.

Monday Bible Study is from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday Bible Study is from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Parsonage.

March 1: Ash Wednesday service, 7 p.m.

March 18: Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper, 4:30-6 p.m. $6-$11. Free blood pressure screening during supper hours.

Please contact the Rev. Bruce Bradshaw at 546-8294 with any questions. The church is at 63 Arlington St. www.asumc.net or 882-4663. The church is handicapped-accessible.

BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH

Wednesday evening Bible study and prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. Sunday worship service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday evening service at 6 p.m.

Bible Baptist Church is an Independent KJV Church located at 2 Caldwell Road. 889-4426 or bbcn.org.

CALVARY CHAPEL

Sunday services are at 10 a.m. Other services (such as home groups, and men’s and women’s groups) can be found on the church website.

The church meets at 1 Progress Ave. www.calvarynashua.org.

CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

The church meets at the Seventh-day Adventist Church building at 20 Robinson Road. Worship service is held at 10:30 a.m., and the Lord’s Supper is celebrated on the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month. Child care and a crying room are available. 1-978-226-3532 or visit www.nashuapca.org.

CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN

Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. Child care available. All are welcome to attend all services and events at CtK.

7:30 p.m. March 1: Ash Wednesday service.

Chapel School preschool and kindergarten has begun its community registration for the 2017-18 school year. For forms and information, go to chapelschool.org.

Christ the King is at 3 Lutheran Drive. Christ the King is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 882-6142 or www.ctknashua.org.

CHRISTIAN BIBLE CHURCH

Sunday Worship Service is at 10 a.m. On Feb. 26, Brad White will bring his vocal, saxophone and piano artistry tothe service. Brad (formerly of the James Blackwood Quartet) will feature a wide array of Christian music from Hymns to Southern Gospel to Praise & Worship. His ministry has taken him to all 50 states, all 10 Canadian provinces and 70 countries.

Nursery and Children’s Church are also conducted during the Worship Service. Pastor Scott O’Neil and his wife conduct the Youth Meeting each Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Prayer For America prayer service is conducted at 6 p.m.

Family Night is conducted each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Missionettes for girls and Royal Rangers for boys are conducted simultaneously with the adult service in the sanctuary.

Ladies’ and Men’s Bible studies are also conducted during the week.

Christian Bible Church Academy is now enrolling (grades K-12) for the upcoming academic year.

The church is located at 205 Manchester St. in Nashua, for more information visit www.cbcnashua.com or Call 882-1055.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Sunday services in English are at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Sunday services in Spanish also begin at 12:15 p.m. Our family-oriented congregations also offer Sunday School classes for all ages, nursery (infants to age 3), weeknight youth activities (ages 12-18), Women’s Relief Society (humanitarian service group), an addiction recovery program, employment assistance, a family history center (genealogy resources and classes), a Cub Scout pack and a Boy Scout troop. The church is at 110 Concord St., Nashua. 438-4304 or email nhmormons@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY CHAPEL

The church invites the public to the worship services each Sunday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Nursery and classes for all ages are also offered.

The church is located at 5 St. Laurent St. 883-8345 or community-chapel.org.

CONGREGACION CRISTIANA OF NASHUA

Bilingual (English, Spanish) Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. at 48 Bridge St. English as a second language courses offered at the church at noon Saturdays. Pastor is Maria Santos. 943-1657.

CROSSWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Worship services are at 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon on Sundays at the Pond Campus, 503 Main Dunstable Road.

The downtown campus, 27 Burke St., is closed for renovations. 594-0123, office@crosswaycc.org or www.crosswaycc.org.

EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Sunday Eucharist services are at 8, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday School classes begin at 9 a.m. Nursery care is provided for children ages 2 and younger from 8-11 a.m.

The church is handicapped-accessible at the left side entrance. For more information call the church office at 882-5352 weekday mornings or visit www.cgsnashua.org. The church is at 214 Main St.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by coffee hour and fellowship. Communion services held on the first Sunday of each month. Services are led by the Rev. Margaret Lewis (Pastor Maggie).

March 11: Gourmet Lasagna Dinner at the Italian Cafe, 5-7 p.m. $12. Call church for reservations.

The church is at 121 Manchester St., and is

handicapped-accessible. 882-4512 or office@fbcnashua.org. Office hours are 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. First Baptist Church of Nashua is an Open & Inclusive Community of Faith.

THE FIRST CHURCH, UCC

Sunday worship services are at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday School and child care are held during the later service. The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Evans will preach on Feb. 26.

7:30 p.m. March 1: Ash Wednesday service in the sanctuary.

The Thrift Shop is open every Thursday (except holidays), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month, 9 a.m.-noon. Women’s and children’s clothing and accessories and small knickknacks are available. The shop is located at the rear of the brown brick office building.

First Church is at 1 Concord St. and is handicapped-accessible. 882-4861 or www.firstchurchnashua.org. Office hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-noon Sunday.

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST

Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. Services are also at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The Reading Room hours are 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, 6:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays and noon-3:30 p.m. Thursdays.

The church is at 115 Concord St. 882-0791 or http://

christiansciencenashua.com.

GO! CHURCH

Services are Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and children’s programs are offered to children 12 and younger.

EXcel Youth Group meets at 7 p.m. Fridays. Go!Free, for those who are desirous of and committed to a successful journey toward total freedom, is at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Various small groups available.

The church is at 113 W. Pearl St. www.gochurchinfo.com or 1-888-382-8832.

GATE CITY CHURCH

Gate City Church worship is at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays at 43 Main St.

The church family includes three ethnic congregations that meet on the church campus: The Slavic congregation meets at 1 p.m. Sundays at 43 Main St. The Brazilian congregation meets at 5 p.m. Sundays at 43 Main St. The Indian Outreach meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at 55 Franklin St. Call 369-4388 for information.

Tent of Meeting worship and prayer event starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

For more information on all the churches: www.gatecity church.org, 883-8273 or visit the main office at 8 Franklin St.

GRACE LUTHERAN

Sunday worship services are at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Nursery care offered at both services, and the second service includes Children’s Church, a worship opportunity designed just for kids.

Grace Lutheran Church is at 130 Spit Brook Road in Nashua. 888-7579 or www.gracelutherannashua.org.

HOUSE OF PRAYER MISSION INTERNATIONAL

The House of Prayer Mission International hosts Sunday services at 11 a.m. at 241 Main St. Complimentary dinner served after each service. Call Cavell Williams at 219-7169 or visit hopmintl.org.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH

Masses are celebrated Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Daily Mass offered Monday-Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Reconciliation/Confession is at 4 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is open for private visits daily from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

The ICC Gift Shop and Bookstore is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and Sunday mornings after the Masses.

The parish is at 216 E. Dunstable Road. Rev. The Ray J. Labrie is pastor. 888-0321 or www.iccnashuanh.org.

MAIN STREET UNITED

METHODIST

Service of Eucharist is at 8:15 a.m. Sundays. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. Traditional worship is at 10:30 a.m. Nursery care from 10-11:30 a.m. Parking behind the church.

Church office is open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Food Pantry is open 8-10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Chair Yoga is at 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday.

AA meetings are at 6 a.m. weekdays, 6:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. AAA meetings are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. NA meetings are at 7 p.m. Saturdays. OA meetings are at noon on Mondays and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cancer Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month.

UMM Breakfasts are at 8:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Ham and Bean Suppers are 4:30-7 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month (March 5).

The church is located at 154 Main St. 882-3361 or www.mainstreet-umc.org.

MORIAH CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Moriah Christian Church holds a 10 a.m. service Sundays. There is a children’s church meeting during the service, and a light lunch afterward. The church meets at 4 Townsend West, Unit 15. www.hcm.org/nhmoriah chrchnashua.asp or 557-8277.

NASHUA BAPTIST CHURCH

Sunday worship services are at 9:30 a.m., and child care is available for preschool-aged children. Adult and youth small groups and children’s Sunday school classes begin at 11 a.m.

Wednesday night activities begin with fellowship supper at 6 p.m., followed by children’s and youth groups and adult Bible study and prayer meeting, all beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Nashua Baptist is at 555 Broad St. Nashuabaptist church.org or 889-4020.

NASHUA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. Sunday school for children 4 and older is also at 10 a.m., with nursery care available for children younger than 4.

Donations to the Deacons’ Food Cupboard are accepted every Sunday.

The church is at 1010 W. Hollis St. and is handicapped-accessible. Pastor is the Rev. Sally Newhall. 889-1170 or www.nashuapresbyterian.org.

NEW FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH OF NASHUA

Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday Service is at 10:45 a.m. First Sunday: Communion; second Sunday: Men’s; third Sunday: Youth/Teen; fourth/fifth Sunday: Missionary.

Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. B-Study online is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer is at 7 p.m. Fridays. Mission Service is at 7 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

Men’s Ministry Fellowship Breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. on the first Saturday after the first Sunday at 68B West Hollis St.

The church is at 50 Ash St. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Bertha A. Perkins. www.nfbconline.org or leave a message for the church clerk at 594-0531.

PARISH OF THE

RESURRECTION

Weekend Masses are 4 p.m. Saturdays and 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Daily Mass is at 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday and 5:30 p.m. Fridays. Parish of the Resurrection is at 449 Broad St. The Rev. John M. Grace is the pastor. 882-0925 or email rezparish@comcast.net.

PILGRIM CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC

Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. Childcare available during the service.

7 p.m. March 1: Ash Wednesday service.

The Thrift Shop is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is at 4 Watson St. Minister is the Rev. Melinda LaMontagne, Ph.D. The church is handicapped-accessible. 882-1801 or www.pilgrim churchnashua.org.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

The Nashua Seventh-day Adventist Church holds services at 11 a.m. Saturdays, and Sabbath school is from 9:30-11 a.m. Prayer meetings are 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 20 Robinson Road. Call the Rev. Carl Behrmann at 889-0050.

ST. ALOYSIUS OF GONZAGA (ST. LOUIS DE GONZAGUE)

Masses are celebrated weekdays, Monday-Friday, at 8:30 a.m., in English and Wednesday night, at 7 p.m., in Spanish. On Saturdays, Mass is at 4 p.m. in English and 6 p.m. in Spanish. On Sunday, the Mass at 9 a.m. is in French and English, and a Mass at 11 a.m. is in English.

Call the rectory at 882-4362 or visit www.stlouisnashua.org. The church is at 48 W. Hollis St.

ST. CHRISTOPHER PARISH

Mass is held at 7:15 a.m. Monday-Friday after morning prayers that begin at 7 a.m. Weekend Masses are Saturday Vigil at 4 p.m., and Sunday Masses at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Vietnamese). Confessions every Saturday at 3-3:30 p.m. or upon request.

The Rosary is recited every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in the church.

K of C Lenten Friday Fish Dinners are held 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7. $12, includes drink and dessert (pizza available for $2/slice).

St. Christopher Parish is at 62 Manchester St. The Rev. Richard J. Kelley is pastor. 882-0632. Office hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

ST. JOHN XXIII PARISH

Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at St. John the Evangelist Church; at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Infant Jesus Church; at 4 p.m. Saturdays at St. John the Evangelist; and at 6 p.m. Saturdays at Infant Jesus. Sunday services are at 8 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist, 10:30 a.m. at Infant Jesus and at noon in Portuguese at Infant Jesus.

Infant Jesus Church is at 121 Allds St., Nashua, and St. John the Evangelist Church is at 25 Library St., Hudson. 882-2462.

ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH

Weekday Mass is 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday.

Weekend Liturgy is at 4 p.m. Saturdays and 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays. Confession is from 3:15-3:45 p.m. Saturdays.

First Saturday Devotion as requested by Our Lady of Fatima begins with confession at 3:15 p.m., and Mass and reception of the Holy Eucharist follow at 4 p.m. Immediately after Mass, in the Eucharistic Chapel, there is recitation of the rosary and 15 minutes of guided meditation on the mysteries of the rosary.

Adoration is 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 8:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays in the chapel.

RCIA is the process by which people explore the Catholic faith or continue the sacramental process started, but not completed, as a child. Information: Deacon Ray Wheeler at 883-0757, ext. 5.

Pastor is the Rev. Bishop Francis Christian. 883-0757 or www.stjoenash.org. St. Joseph Church is at 777 W. Hollis St.

ST. PATRICK CHURCH

St. Patrick’s offers Mass at 12:05 p.m. and Confessions at 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Weekend Masses are celebrated Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 7 a.m. (quiet Mass), 9:30 a.m. and noon (cantor/choir and organ). Confessions are heard at 3 p.m. Saturdays (two priests available) and at 9 and 11:30 a.m. Sundays.

The Rev. Michael Kerper serves as pastor. Visit the rectory at 29 Spring St., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, or call 882-2262.

ST. PHILIP GREEK ORTHODOX

All are welcome to join us for worship, friendship and our many ministry and program offerings.

Feb. 26: Forgiveness Sunday. Orthros, 9 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m. Sunday School, Fellowship Hour.

Lent begins Feb. 27 – join us throughout this holy season for worship, learning and friendship. See website or call the church for details.

March 1: Free Health Clinic, 10 a.m. PreSanctified Liturgy, dinner and presentation series, 6 p.m.

March 3: ARC Blood Drive, noon- 5 p.m. 1st Salutations, 7 p.m.

March 4: 3rd Soul Saturday. Orthros, 9 a.m.; Divine Liturgy & Memorial, 10 a.m.

Sunday, March 5: Sunday of Orthodoxy. Orthros, 9 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m. Sunday School, Missions event, Dance Troupe, fellowship hour.

St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church is at 500 W. Hollis St. 889-4000, email office@stphilipnh.org or visit www.stphilipnh.org.

ST. STANISLAUS PARISH

A parish dedicated to offering the traditional Latin Mass and all the sacraments in the traditional rites. Mass schedule: 10 a.m. Sundays (High Mass with choir and organ); 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; noon on Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. on Saturday. Confessions heard 8:30-9:45 a.m. Sundays and 30 minutes before all weekday Masses (ending 7 minutes before Mass begins).

St. Stanislaus is located at 43 Franklin St. 598-0400, office@latinmassnashua.org or latinmassnashua.org. Mailing address is 5 Green St., Nashua 03064. Rectory and office hours are 9 a.m.-noon Mondays (bookkeeper only); 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays.

TEMPLE BETH ABRAHAM

Shabbat morning services are at 9:30 a.m., preceded at 9 a.m. by Rabbi Jon’s “tish,” a half-hour of song and study. Shabbat evening services are held 8 p.m. (7 p.m. on the first Shabbat of the month). See TBA calendar for special services.

Rabbi Jon’s website is www.rabbijon.com; it has resources of Jewish study, his own podcasts and more. Temple Beth Abraham is at 4 Raymond St. www.tbanashua.org or 883-8184.

TOLLES STREET MISSION

Worship service is 11 a.m. Sundays.

Church potluck on the third Sunday of each month. Praise and worship service from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Open prayer at 7 p.m. Fridays. Youth night is 6-8 p.m. on the last Friday of each month.

The Tolles Street Mission is at 52 Whitney St. 880-4984, email pr@tsmm.org or visit thetollesstreetmission.org.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH

Worship is at 10:30 a.m. New service series through April 9: “Upside Down Living – the Sermon on the Mount.” Sunday school for all ages is at 9 a.m.

Wednesdays “Converge” supper and activities. See website for details.

The Trinity Community Food Pantry is open to all at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Fridays.

March 17: Moody Bible Institute Symphonic Band Concert, 7 p.m. Contributions accepted.

Trinity Baptist Church is at 3 Lund Road. The Rev. Steve Murray serves as pastor. Visit the office at 33 Lund Road, call 883-5764 or visit www.trinitynh.org.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST

Sunday worship and religious education are at 10 a.m. Child care is provided. If you can’t be with us in person, our Sunday services are broadcast live at 10 a.m., with repeats at 3 and 7 p.m. at uunashua.org/sunday.shtml.

Feb. 26 sermon: “Unfinished Tapestry.” All ages. February’s theme is ‘Identity’.

A free community dinner is offered at 5 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month (March 19). Alll are welcome. The hope is that this dinner will help fill the food insecurity gap in our community.

The church is located at 58 Lowell St., Nashua. The Rev. Allison Palm is the minister; Sandra Greenfield is the interim director of Lifespan Religious Education. www.uunashua.org or 882-1091.

AMHERST

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF AMHERST, UCC

Worship service is at 10 a.m. Sunday. Coffee and fellowship follows the service. Church school for children meets during the worship service on the first, second and fourth Sundays.

Family worship services are held at 10 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month; children are invited to remain in the sanctuary; full service with engaging content for the entire family.

Feb. 27: Woman’s Association workshop, 10 a.m.

Feb. 28: Men’s Fellowship, 8:30 a.m.; Prayer Shawl Group, 1:30 p.m.

March 1: Study Group – The Glory of God, 10 a.m.; Ash Wednesday service, 7:30 p.m.

Free community suppers are held at the church from 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 6, June 1, Oct. 5 and Dec. 7.

The church is an Open and Affirming congregation. The church is at 11 Church St. on the common in Amherst Village. Pastors are Richard Leavitt, senior pastor, and Maureen Frescott, associate pastor. www.ccamherst.org or 673-3231or Facebook page “Congregational Church of Amherst NH.”

CONGREGATION BETENU

Congregation Betenu is a URJ Reform synagogue at 5 Northern Boulevard.

Sunday School classes meet 9 a.m.-noon every Sunday. Scholarships available. Information: 886-1633 or betenu.org.

7:30 pm. March 3: Lay-led Shabbat service.

7:30 p.m. March 10: Purim service led by Rav. Bryan Mann.

11 a.m. March 12: Hamentashen making class. Fee is $5. Please visit our web page or call for more information and supply list.

7 p.m. March 17: Bar Mitzvah class student led service.

6:30 p.m. March. 24: Potluck dinner and 7:30 Shabbat service led by Rav. Bryan Mann.

7 p.m. March 31: 7 p.m. Shabbat service led by grades 4-6.

Visit us, call 886-1633 or visit www.betenu.org for information.

VILLAGE BIBLE CHURCH

Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. There is nursery (children 3 and younger), SuperChurch (age 4-grade 4) and Puppet Ministry (Grades 5-7).

BROOKLINE

BROOKLINE COMMUNITY CHURCH

Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. A children’s activity will be held downstairs during the service.

7 p.m. March 1: Ash Wednesday service, with hymns, prayers and ashes.

The church is at 2 Main St. Information: www.bccnh.org or search for Brookline Community Church on Facebook.

HOLLIS

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HOLLIS

Sunday services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Church school and nursery care meet at 10:30. Fellowship for all in Hardy Hall follows the later service. All are welcome.

There is no church school Feb. 26 or March 5; it will resume March 12.

Feb. 26: A fellowship pancake breakfast will be held 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Hardy Hall. Come and enjoy breakfast after the early service or before the later service.

Mission Trip Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser is on March 12, with seatings at 5 or 6:30 p.m. Take-out available. Reserve your spots soon as seats are limited.

The Rev. Tanya’s office hours are 9:30-noon Mondays and Wednesdays; other days by appointment. The church is located at 3 Monument Square. Morning office hours can be reached at 465-7797, or visit www.hollischurch.org.

MERRIMACK

ST. JAMES UNITED

METHODIST CHURCH

Worship and Sunday School are Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

The youth group meets from 6-7:30 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month in the church parlor.

March 18: Annual Corned Beef Supper, 5-6:30 p.m. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $12 children under 12. Call 424-7459 for reservations. Tickets may be available at the door.

The Community Food Pantry is open 9:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays.

The St. James Clothes Closet is open 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. Free gently worn clothing is available to anyone in need.

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