EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday.
MERRIMACK VALLEY JEWISH STUDY HAVURAH
Merrimack Valley Jewish Study Havurah is an egalitarian community of learners doing Torah Lishma, “study for its own sake.” We study the Hebrew Bible and the classic texts of rabbinic Judaism. We are open to classical modes of study, as well as modern modes of learning from non-Orthodox scholars. This is a family-friendly, safe space to study Jewish texts. We are always looking for new, friendly faces to learn, and have coffee, with us. We meet 5:15-6:15 p.m. most Tuesdays and Thursdays at Temple Beth Abraham in Nashua. Facebook.com/groups/1618060978426822.
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.
Join us at Evergreen Cemetery, 391 Main St., Nashua, at 6:30 a.m. on Easter morning for the sunrise service. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at ASUMC. Following the sunrise sevice there will be an Easter breakfast in the Fellowship hall of ASUMC. The Easter Service is at 10 a.m.
April 22: Roast Pork Public Supper and blood pressure screening from 4:30-6 p.m. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $6 children ages 6-11, free for younger than age 6.
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.
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.
Holy Week schedule: Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m; and on Easter there will be two services – 8 and 10:30 a.m., and an Easter breakfast from 9-10 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend all services and events at CTK.
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. 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.-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Easter Sunday: We will gather for one service at 10 a.m. at Nashua High School North auditorium, with early worship music at 9:50.
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.
Holy Saturday service: 4 and 5:30 p.m. April 15.
Easter Sunday services: 9, 10:30 and noon April 16.
The downtown campus, 27 Burke St., is closed for renovations. 594-0123, email@example.com 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.
On Wednesday during Lent, there is a noon Eucharist in the parish hall lounge.
Easter Sunday services: 6:45 a.m. – Festival Holy Eucharist; 8:15 a.m. – Children’s Eucharist Service with Children’s Choir and Instrumental Ensemble; 9:45a.m. – Festival Holy Eucharist with Senior Choir; 11:30a.m. – Festival Holy Eucharist with Bellringers & incense.
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).
4:30-6:30 p.m. April 22: Troop 261 Eagle Scout Pasta Dinner fundraiser. $9. Proceeds to go towards Eagle Scout project to rebuild an outdoor brick grill at First Baptist.
The church is at 121 Manchester St., and is handicaped-accessible. 882-4512 or firstname.lastname@example.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.
April 16 Easter Sunday: Services at 9 and 11 a.m. Child care for infants-age 5 available. There is no Sunday School. The Rev. Dr. Armstrong will preach at 9 a.m.; the Rev. Dr. Evans will preach at 11 a.m. Music: Chancel Choir and First Brass.
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.
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.gatecitychurch.org, 883-8273 or visit the main office at 8 Franklin St.
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 29 Bridge St. Complimentary dinner served after each service. Call Cavell Williams at 219-7169.
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.
Alpha informtion night is at 6:30 p.m. April 18. What is it? – Good food, Alpha talk and discussion. The Alpha program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting May 2 or 9:30 a.m. Thursdays starting May 4. Free.
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. The Rev. 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.
Easter Sunday services are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and there is no Sunday School.
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 (May 6).
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/nhmoriahchrchnashua.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. Nashuabaptistchurch.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 W. 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 email@example.com.
PILGRIM CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC
Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. Child care available during the service.
Easter Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. April 16. There will be beautiful organ music, the choir will be singing and we will be doing Flowering of the Cross.
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.pilgrimchurchnashua.org.
RIVIER PRAYER COMMUNITY
The Rivier Prayer Community is a Catholic Charismatic prayer group that meets weekly (our 45th year!) at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in Memorial Hall on the campus of Rivier University.
7 p.m. April 28: A Mass and Healing service will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, 216 E. Dunstable Road (Divine Mercy Chaplet at 6:30p.m.). The Rev. Marcel Martel, pastor of St. Teresa’s Parish in Henniker and St. Mary’s Parish in Hillsborough., will preside over the Mass and will offer to anoint people present after Mass. The Rivier Prayer Community will then provide prayer teams to pray with individuals for healing.
7:30 p.m. Fridays, May 5-June 16: The Rivier Prayer Community will present a “Life in the Spirit Seminar” in Memorial Hall (rear entrance) on the Rivier University campus. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. The seminar focuses on the basic gospel message of “God’s love for us,” Salvation in Christ,” and “New Life in the Holy Spirit,” through original seminar speakers (DVD), personal testimonies and fellowship. Free; free-will offering may be taken. Information: call 889-3483. All are welcome.
Join the Salvation Army this Eeaster for a Resurrection Sunday service at 11 a.m. and Easter Community Dinner at 5 p.m. April 16. The Salvation Army is at 1 Montgomery Ave.
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.
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.
April 15: Vesperal Liturgy, 9 a.m.; Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy, 11 p.m.; Reception.
April 16: Holy Pascha/Easter. Agape Vespers, 11 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt.
St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church is at 500 W. Hollis St. 889-4000, email firstname.lastname@example.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. Schedule for Holy Week:
10 a.m. April 15, Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Solemn Service and Mass.
10 a.m. April 16, Easter Sunday: Solemn High Mass.
St. Stanislaus is located at 43 Franklin St. 598-0400, email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit thetollesstreetmission.org.
TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages is at 9 a.m.
April 16: Easter’s Amazing Grace, special music, drama and message.
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.
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.
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.
April 16: “What Have Your Eyes Seen?” by the Rev. Allison. April’s theme is: Transformation:
A free community dinner is offered at 5 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month (April 16). All 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.
Sunday morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Small groups meet at 9 a.m. Children’s Church (age 2 through grade 5) meets during the service.
Small groups and youth meet evenings during the week. Women’s Ministries meet at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays.
Child care is provided for infants at all times. Amherst Christian Church is at 134 Hollis Road. www.amherstchristianchurch.org or 672-1541. Office hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.
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.
April 16, Easter Sunday: Sunrise Service at 6 a.m.; morning worship at 10 a.m.
April 28, 29: Rummage Sale – donations currently being accepted.
Free community suppers are held at the church from 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 1, Oct. 5 and Dec. 7.
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.” “Grounded in God’s Love – Serving Neighbors Near and Far – Welcoming to All.”
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.
6:30 p.m. April 21: Potluck dinner and 7:30 p.m. Shabbat service.
7 p.m. April 28: K-2 class-aided service.
Visit us, call 886-1633 or visit www.betenu.org for information.
EARTHEN VESSELS MINISTRIES HOME FELLOWSHIP
Services are Sundays at 10 a.m. at 16 Juniper Drive, with a gluten-free brunch.
Earthen Vessels Ministries can be contacted at P.O. Box 1247, Amherst, NH 03031, or 305-6079. Pastor is the Rev. Carol Baker. www.earthenvesselsministries.com.
MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF AMHERST
Sunday worship is at 9:30 a.m. A weekly Eucharist will be held Wednesdays from 7-7:30 p.m.
The church is part of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The church, at 303 Route 101, next to Amherst Garden Center, is fully accessible. 673-2011 or www.messiahnh.org or find them on Facebook.
NEW HOPE CHURCH
Sunday service is at 10 a.m.
New Hope Church is at the Meeting Place between the Amherst post office and Citizens Bank, 199 Route 101. Call the Rev. John Rotch at 672-2434, email email@example.com or visit www.newhopeag.net.
RENEW CHURCH – HOUSEHOLD OF FAITH CAMPUS
Sunday services are at 10 a.m. Renew Church meets at the Household of Faith, 30 Merrimack Road, Amherst. Information: renewnh.com.
ST. LUKE’S TRADITIONAL ANGLICAN CHURCH
Sunday worship and the celebration of Holy Eucharist using the traditional 1928 Book of Common Prayer is at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Nursery and Church School available during 10 a.m. service. Refreshments and fellowship follow each service.
Tuesday evening Bible study with soup supper is 5:45-7 p.m.
Bible study is at 11 a.m. Saturdays in the church.
St. Luke’s healing ministry offers healing prayer the first Saturday of the month at 12:30 p.m. at the church. The healing ministers will pray with you and for you and others in need.
The church is at 3 Limbo Lane. Handicapped-accessible front entrance. 672-6054 or www.st-luke.amherst.nh.us.
ST. PAUL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
Sunday services begin at 9:30 a.m. Nursery service is available. Sunday School and Bible class after brief fellowship coffee time. Call Pastor Peter Korthals at 821-9891, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.stpaul-amherst.org. The church is at 3 Craftsman Lane.
TREE OF LIFE INTERFAITH TEMPLE
Sunday services are from 11 a.m.-noon.
The temple is at 5 Northern Boulevard, Unit 8. 546-2320 or www.tolinterfaithtemple.org.
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).
10 a.m. April 16: Easter Sunday service.
Village Bible Church of Amherst (formerly First Baptist Church of Amherst) is at 25Â½ Middle St. Pastor is Mike Sacco. 673-4063 or www.villagebiblechurchamherst.org.
BROOKLINE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. A children’s activity will be held downstairs during the service.
Easter actvities/services: On Easter Sunday, April 16, there will be a 5:45 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service at Andrews Institute of Art, a 6:45 a.m. coffee hour at the church, a 10 a.m. Easter Worship service and 11 a.m. coffee hour.
7:30-10 a.m. April 22: Breakfast Buffet to benefit Marguerite’s Place and Buckingham Place. $7 adults and children, $5 for seniors, free for ages 3 and younger. 50/50 raffle.
The church is at 2 Main St. Information: www.bccnh.org or search for Brookline Community Church on Facebook.
CORNERSTONE BIBLE CHURCH
Worship service is at 10:15 a.m.; Adult Foundations class is at 9 a.m.; nursery provided for both.
On Easter Sunday, service is at 10:15 a.m., with no foundations class this week.
CBC meets at the Brookline Chapel, 36 Main St. Information on Bible studies, call the Rev. Damon Thomas at 465-8700 or visit cornerstonebiblenh.org.
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, with coffee and finger snacks, in Hardy Hall following the later service. All are welcome.
Easter services on April 16 are a 6 a.m. Sunrise Service at Triple Knoll Farm, 11 Pepperell Road; and 9 and 10:30 a.m. Family Worship Ser;vices in the Meeting House. All are welcome.
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.
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school 9:30 a.m.
The church is at 43 Wheeler Road. 465-7764 or email@example.com.
The church meets at 6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Fridays in the lower level of Calvary Assembly of God, 84 Webster St. El Cavario also has a home Bible study at 7 p.m. Saturdays at 2 Martin St., Nashua. Call the Rev. Ramon Hernandez at 1-615-479-6731 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY CHURCH OF HUDSON, UCC
Sunday services are held at 11 a.m., with a fellowship coffee time following.
Thrift Shop is temporarily closed.
The church is located at 19 Central St. Pastor is Patricia Gerry-Karajanes. 883-7501.
CROSSPOINTE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Bible study hour is at 9 a.m. and worship service is at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Crosspoint Community Church is at 225 Derry Road, Suite B, Second Floor. www.crosspointe-hudson.org or email@example.com.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Are you looking for a church home? Visit us and feel the warm welome.
Church service is at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school is at 9:16 a.m. On the first Sunday of each month, communion is served and there is a time of fellowship and refreshments after the worship service.
Food pantry for Hudson residents is from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Game night, held the third Friday of the month, starts with pizza at 6 p.m.
See us on Comcast Cable channel 20 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays.
The church is at 236 Central St. www.firstbaptisthudson.com or 882-6116.
NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Worship service is at 10 a.m. Sundays.
New Life Christian Church is at 272 Lowell Road. 598-9000 or www.newlifechristianchurch.org.
ST. KATHRYN’S CHURCH
Weekend Masses are at 4 p.m. Saturdays and at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Weekday Mass is at 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Confessions are 6:30-6:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:30-10 a.m. and 3-3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 5:30-8:45 a.m. and 1-7 p.m. Wednesdays.
The church is at 4 Dracut Road. 882-7793 or stkathryns.org.
GREENVILLE COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Greenville Community Church is at 7 Pleasant St. 878-1214 or 878-1768 or visit their Facebook page at GCCC Friends.
LITCHFIELD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Litchfield Presbyterian Church offers a congregation that is caring and community-based. A food pantry is available. The church is at 259 Charles Bancroft Highway. www.litchfieldchurch.org or 424-6057.
TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday mornings begin with coffee and doughnuts in Fellowship Hall before heading to Sunday school, which begins at 9:45 a.m. Classes are offered for children, teens and adults. Sunday morning services begin at 11 a.m. Sunday evening services begin at 6 p.m. A caring and trained nursery staff is available during all services and Sunday school.
King’s Kids, Alethia Teen Group and Adult Bible Study and Prayer meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
The church is at 242 Derry Road. 883-6310 or www.tbclitchfield.org.
MASON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Sunday worship service at 10 a.m . with the Rev. Veronica Don. Join this friendly congregation for music and social events. Child care every Sunday for children younger than 4, and church school for children up to age 12. 878-1684 or www.masoncongregationalchurch.org.
BEDFORD ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH
Gathering for worship every Sunday at 10 a.m. Nursery provided for children up to 3 years, and children’s ministry for ages 4-10. Weekly Bible Studies meet on Wednesdays or Thursdays at 7 p.m.
The church is at 67 Bedford Road. www.bedfordroad.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 424-9623.
CHURCH @ THE INTERSECTION
Services are at 9 a.m. Sundays, with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. There are also Superchurch children’s services and nursery for children 4 and younger.
April 16: Easter service will be at 9 a.m. at Merrimack High School.
The church is at 17 Pleasant St., Merrimack. 262-5726 or www.intersectionchurch.com.
FAITH EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Faith Episcopal Church is a welcoming, worshiping, healing community. Sunday worship services are held at 8:30 a.m. (rite I) and 10 a.m. (with music). Coffee hour to follow. Child care services are usually available.
The church is located in Wheeler Chapel at 590 Daniel Webster Highway. Contact Vicar Pat Henking at 424-6806. www.faithnh.org.
FIRST CHURCH OF MERRIMACK
Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship service is at 10:45, Sunday evening Psalm Sing is at 5:40, with evening service at 6. Wednesday evening Bible study begins at 7 in the church library.
Easter, April 16: There will be a short devotional service at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow. There is no cost for the breakfast and all are welcome to attend. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., our main Easter Worship Service will be held at 10:45 a.m., and our Easter Evening Service will be held at 6 p.m. All are invited to join us.
The church is at 7 Baboosic Lake Road, across from the Town Hall and adjacent to the Merrimack Public Library. 424-3947, www.firstchurchofmerrimack.org.
MERRIMACK VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday services are at 8:45 and 10:15 a.m. Adult Sunday school classes, children’s programs, and nursery care are offered during both services.
Life groups meet September-November, January-March and April-June.
Ministries include children, youth, ladies’, men’s, senior’s, music and biblical counseling.
The church is at 517 Boston Post Road. 595-0955 or www.mvbc.org. Live streaming of Sunday services are available on the website.
MOVEMENT CHRISTIAN CHURCH (FORMERLY RIVERSIDE CHRISTIAN CHURCH)
Riverside Christian Church re-launched in January 2017 as Movement Christian Church with identical Sunday services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Child care and children’s age specific programing is available at both times. Joshua Adsit and Mark Papp lead Movement in Merrimack with the hope of reaching all of the 603 (NH) for Jesus. We are designed as an exciting upbeat church for people who don’t like church, and we welcome everyone without judgment. We have a modern style with relevant messages that easily relate to all.
The church is at 27 Depot St. 424-1711 or move603.com.
OUR LADY OF MERCY
Our Lady of Mercy extends a warm welcome to join our catholic community. Mass times are at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Daily Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Reconciliation is offered at 3 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment.
Faith formation, Christian service and outreach, and active community participation in the celebration of the Sacraments are hallmarks of Our Lady of Mercy parish. The church is at 16 Baboosic Lake Road. 424-3757 or www.olmnh.org.
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.
April 16: Easter Sunday sunrise service, 5:45 a.m. at Watson Park, and worship servivces at 9 and 11 a.m.
April 22: Annual Chicken Parmesan Supper, 5-6:30 p.m. $10 adults, $8 sjeniors, $6 children. Reservations suggested; call 424-7459.
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.
St. James is located at 646 Daniel Webster Highway. 424-7459 or www.stjames-umchurch.org.
ST. JOHN NEUMANN PARISH
Daily Mass is offered at 12:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
Weekend Mass schedule is 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays (plus 6 p.m. Sunday from Sunday after Labor Day to Memorial Day). Reconciliation is offered at 4:30 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment; call the office to schedule.
This family-centered community offers a variety of activities and programs. The Yarn Ministry meets Wednesday mornings in Room 3 to knit and pray. The Day Away Program is offered Thursdays. Fridays, the Food Pantry is open to local residents in need. There are a variety of youth activities.
The church is at 708 Milford Road. 880-4689 or sjnnh.org.
THE SON OF GOD FELLOWSHIP
The Son of God Fellowship is open from 1-6 p.m. Sundays and 5-10 p.m. Thursdays at the John O’Leary Adult Center, 4 Church St. Come anytime during open hours.
There is a prayer area, as well. Day care for children 9 years and younger. Refreshments and a variety of food are served.
Call the Rev. Bernard Lemire at 429-0365 or email email@example.com.
DISCUSSION SERIES: RACISM AND EFFECT OF WHITE PRIVILEGE
Milford United Methodist Church Welcoming Task Force will offer a study and discussion series on racism and the effect of white privilege. The United Church of Christ created a study titled White Privilege – Let’s Talk, an adult education curriculum designed to invite people to engage in safe, meaningful, substantive and bold conversations on race. The study was designed to assist in learning about the manifestations and impact of White Privilege, to help unmask, identify and dismantle privilege when and where it exists and to begin the work of spiritual healing. The series will be held 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the church, 327 North River Road. Each week a chapter will be assigned for reading to assist in an open discussion. Contact Callie McMahon at 673-5239 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Light refreshments will be served.
THE BRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Sunday service, children’s school and nursery is at 10:30 a.m. Adult Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.
The Bridge Community Church (formerly called First Baptist Church) is at 65 West St. 673-5191 or www.bridgechurchnh.com.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM
The Reading Room is at 87 Union Square, on the Oval, and is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 7-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month. 673-5274, email email@example.com, or visit csmilfordnh.org.
CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Sunday worship is at 8 and 10 a.m. with Holy Eucharist. An informal Eucharist and discussion of the week’s gospel followed by bring-your-own lunch is held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
The Church of Our Saviour is just off the Oval at 10 Amherst St. Parking is available in the outer perimeter of the Rite Aid parking lot and in other nearby lots. Parking is prohibited on Highland Avenue. 673-3309, email coosmilford.org or visit www.coosmilford.org.
COLONIAL HILLS BAPTIST
Colonial Hills Baptist Church holds Sunday school for grades 1-12 at 9 a.m.; morning services are at 10. There is Bible study and prayer Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The church is at 54 Melendy Road. www.chbcnh.org.
CROSSWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Worship services are held at 9 and 10:30 a.m. inside the Amato Center at the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, 56 Mont Vernon St. Easter Sunday services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 16. www.crosswaycc.org or 594-0123.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
Sunday service and Sunday school are at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for students up to age 20 meets at the same time.
The church is at 103 South St. 673-5274 or www.csmilfordnh.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MILFORD
Worship and Sunday School is at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Sunday morning book study (for adults) begins at 9 a.m.
April 21-22: Rummage Sale. 5-7 p.m. Friday and 9-11 a.m. Saturday.
April 29: Spring Auction, 6 p.m. Preview hours are 4-6 p.m.
The church is at 10 Union St. 673-3713 or www.firstccmnh.org.
LIGHT OF THE WORLD CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday morning contemporary worship service begins at 10 a.m., with nursery and Sunday school available.
Youth group meets on Wednesdays at alternating locations. Please call the church office for up-to-date information and for other weekday events.
The church is at 273 Elm St. 673-9324 or visit www.lwccnh.org.
MILFORD UNITED METHODIST
On Sundays, a contemporary service featuring our Praise Band is at 8:30 a.m. and traditional worship with our Chancel Choir is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Child care is provided during both services. Hearing assistance is also available. There are many weekly events and activities for adults and teens.
Please join us at 6 p.m. April 25 as we gather for the first in a series striving to learn more about the issues our veterans and their families are facing. Our speaker is Charles Howard, executive director at Liberty House in Manchester. RSVP to church office by April 21. Bring a nonperishable food item, if able, to donate to Liberty House. Light refreshments served.
The Milford United Methodist Church is at 327 N. River Road. 673-2669 or www.milfordumc.org.
ST. PATRICK CHURCH
Masses are 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 7, 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays.
The church is at 34 Amherst St. www.saintpatrickmilfordnh.org or 673-1311.
Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. Varied services are family oriented and include Whole Congregation Worship and Sunday Morning Circles for youth. Child care (infant to two years) is provided. See website for details and calendar. Fellowship hour follows the service.
Family-oriented programming offers covenant groups for adults, High School Youth Group, Middle School Youth Group and Faith Formation for all ages.
A free community supper is offered from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.
UUCM is a welcoming diverse community that participates in many social action initiatives.
The church is at 20 Elm St. and is handicapped-accessible. The Rev. Barbara McKusick Liscord is minister. www.uucm.org or 673-1870.
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MONT VERNON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC
Sunday worship is at10:30 a.m. Childcarefor ages 3 and younger, and Sunday School for ages 4 and older is available.
ReNew, a quiet gathering with communion, is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
April 16: Sunrise service at Grand Hill, 5:45 a.m., followed by pancake breakfast at the church, and traditional Easter worship at 10:30 a.m.
The church is at 4 S. Main St. Pastor is the Rev. Judith Bryant. 673-3500 or www.montvernonchurch.org.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF TEMPLE, UCC.
The church is at 17 Main St. 878-4177 or www.templecongregational.org.
FIRST UNITARIAN CONGREGATIONAL SOCIETY
Church services are at 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee hour at The Red House. Children join in the opening portion of the service and then have time for age-appropriate Sunday school programs.
The church is at 597 Isaac Frye Highway in Wilton Center. 654-9518 or visit www.uuwilton.org.
The church society offers rentals of the Red House in Wilton Center. For rental details, call Joyce at 654-9784.
GOOD NEWS BIBLE CHURCH
Sunday worship services are at 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided for children 2 and younger.
The facility is handicapped-accessible. The church is off Route 101 at 27 Hutchinson Road. www.goodnewswiltonnh.org or 654-6396.
LIFE PATH FELLOWSHIP
Life Path Fellowship, a new spiritualist congregation, meets at 1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at 33 Howard St. (in the space of Life Path Energy, by the post office). Call the Rev. Elaine San Soucie at 496-7410.
SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Second Glances thrift shop is open 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, 1-5 p..m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays in the lower level of the Wilton Falls building. Other days by chance.
April 16, Easter Sunday: Service at 5:45 a.m. at Perham Corner, near the corner of Chase Road. Following the service a hot breakfast will be served in the parish hall. An Easter Celebration service will be held at 10:15 in the sanctuary. All are welcome.
The church is at 25 Gregg St. Pastor is Dr. Regina Kinney. www.2ccwilton.org.
SOUHEGAN FRIENDS MEETING (QUAKERS)
A new Quaker meeting has been founded, and all are welcome to worship. Souhegan Friends Meeting currently gathers on the premises of the Pine Hill Waldorf School, 77 Pine Hill Road. Worship after the manner of Friends is from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; tea and conversation afterward. Child care by arrangement – please call ahead. Call Brian or Darcy Drayton at 654-6001.
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