Religion notes and services
ALLAH PR AYER, 18 EASTMAN ST., CONCORD. A Muslim prayer meeting is Fridays from noon to 1 p.m.
Info: 568-9341 or 369-4350. The group meets at the East Concord Community Center.
BAHA’I FAITH, CONCORD AREA. The first devotional of the month will be tomorrow at 7 p.m.
The discussion and prayer group will focus on “Every Event Has an Origin” Tuesday at 1 p.m.
The month of sovereignty begins Thursday at sunset.
Introductory classes on the Baha’i faith, the importance of daily reading of the Holy Writings, Prayer and Life after Death are held regularly and open to all.
Info: 224-0516, email@example.com or bahai.org.
CHRIST THE KING PARISH (ST. PETER’S CHURCH, 135 N. STATE ST.; SACRED HEART CHURCH, 52 PLEASANT ST.; AND ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH, 72 S. MAIN ST.), CONCORD. Weekend Masses will be today at 4 p.m. and tomorrow at 9 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church and tomorrow at 7 and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church.
Daily Masses will be Wednesday and Friday at 7 a.m. at St. Peter’s, Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart and Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:10 p.m. at St. John’s.
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be today from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. at St. Peter’s and Tuesday and Thursday before Mass from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. at Sacred Heart.
Miraculous Medal Novena will be Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s.
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry is open Monday from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. at St. Peter’s. Info: 225-4331. Hours at St. John’s include Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 225-1122.
EAST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 51 MOUNTAIN ROAD, EAST CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Tomorrow is the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. The Rev. Michael Lowry will begin a three-part sermon series, “How’s Your Love Life?” with the message “Love Has Priority” based on 1 Corinthians 13.
Nonperishable offerings will be collected for the food pantry. Aluminum cans and clean aluminum pieces will be collected for the Love Offering. Used ink cartridges for recycling will also be collected.
The 2014 annual meeting will be Feb. 9 at noon, preceded by a potluck luncheon.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship with Communion and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terri Young will preach “Who is Really Well Off?”
The food pantry will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The cold weather shelter is open every day from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Info: 225-5491 or concordsfirstchurch.org. class="CM_ReligionNotesSlug">
GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 30 EASTMAN ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. The Rev. Jason Wells will celebrate Holy Communion and preach.
Info: 224-2252 or graceeastconcord.org.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 68 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Tomorrow is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. Matins service will be at 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy will be at 10 a.m.
Greek Language School will be Monday at 4 p.m.
Small Paraklesis service will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. Adult education class will be at 7 p.m.
Info: holytrinitynh.org or 225-2961.
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CHURCH, 180 LOUDON ROAD, CONCORD. Masses will be today at 4:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 8 and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Daily Mass will be Monday through Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Holy Day Masses will be at 9 a.m. and 12:10 and 7 p.m.
Pray the Rosary will be Monday through Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be Saturdays at 3 p.m. or by appointment.
Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be in the St. Padre Pio Chapel.
A Super Bowl party will be tomorrow at 6 p.m. to watch the game on a big screen in the church hall. Bring snacks to share.
First Recon/Student Prep will be tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Come to the Table for adults will be at 9:30 a.m. Faith Formation for PreK-4 will be at 9:30 a.m. OCIA will be at 9:40 a.m.
Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Men’s morning Mass will be Tuesday at 6 a.m.
Info: ihmnh.org or 224-4393.
IMMANUEL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5 GROVER ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor Randy Thompson will lead worship on Communion Sunday, continuing his sermon series on the Ten Commandments. The sermon theme will be “You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me” based on Jeremiah 7:1-29.
“Souper Sunday” will be observed with a special offering for The Friendly Kitchen.
OVERCOMERS CHURCH, 211 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Women’s fellowship is Saturdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Info: 224-2252 or graceeastconcord.org.
SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 97 HALL ST., CONCORD. Blended worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Thom Friedrich will present “The Acceptance of Jesus” based on John 6:37. A Communion service will be after the sermon. A potluck lunch will be at noon.
Info: sonlightchristian.org or 798-3112. The fellowship meets at the Best Western Inn.
SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 27 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Tomorrow is the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. Tomorrow is Holy Communion and Heritage Sunday. The Rev. Carlos Jauhola-Straight will preach “Blessed and Blessing” based on Micah 6:1-8 and Matthew 5:1-12. Learning centers will be at 10 a.m. Recognition of 50 plus year members, the Genesis Circle and the Madisses Circle will be at 10 a.m. Senior high youth group will meet at 7 p.m.
Information for e-Lation! is due Monday by 9:30 a.m.
Evening prayer will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Worship and spiritual life ministry will be at 7 p.m. Giving ministry will be at 7 p.m.
Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. Faith in Action ministry will be at 6 p.m.
New member exploration class with the Rev. Jed Rardin will be Thursday at 6 p.m.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? will be next Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
Info: 224-2521 or southchurchconcord.org.
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 21 CENTRE ST., CONCORD. Holy Eucharist will be celebrated today at 4:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 8 a.m., and Ageless worship at 10 a.m.
Holy Eucharist will be Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10 p.m. in the chapel and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Havenwood.
Men’s Just Supper will be Monday at 6 p.m.
Mustard Seed Preschool will be Wednesday at 9 a.m.
The food pantry and Chapter II Thrift Shop will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Info: stpaulsconcord.org or 224-2523.
TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH, 80 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning classes will be at 9:30 a.m.
Adult Bible study and teen and children’s ministries are Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Info: tbcnh.org or 225-3999.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, 274 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Michael Leuchtenberger and Kristin Nelson, director of religious education, will present “Love – Part 1: What the Heck IS Love?” Exploring membership: Session One will be at noon. Round Two post-service discussion will be at noon. Napali dance instruction session will be at 12:15 p.m.
The Three Principles will be today at noon. Imbolc ritual will be at 7 p.m.
Friendly Kitchen prep and serve day will be Wednesday at 3 p.m.
Concord Community Drum Circle will be Friday at 6 p.m.
Info: concorduu.org or 224-0291.
UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH, 39 FAYETTE ST., CONCORD. Worship with Communion will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor David Denis will present the message.
Lectio Divina will be Tuesday at 6:45 a.m.
ESL homework help and tutoring will be Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Info: unbapch.net or 224-7755.
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 79 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. The Rev. Peter Hey will preach “Paul’s Parting Prayers: Loyalty and Trust” at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services. Sunday school for all ages will be at 9 a.m. Worship and Play Preschool Class and Senior High Sunday School will be at 10:30 a.m. Worship and Wonder will be at 10:45 a.m.
Trustees will meet Monday at 6:45 p.m.
Disciple I will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Info: concordwumc.org or 224-7413.
WEST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 499 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Amanda Wagner will preach “Simple Doesn’t Mean Easy.”
The food pantry will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Info: westcongr.org or 224-4142.
KEARSARGE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP, ROUTE 11, ANDOVER. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bill Nelson will preach.
Nonperishable food items are collected every Sunday for area food banks. An adult education class will be at 9:45 a.m.
Info: kuufnh.org or 526-8213. The fellowship meets at Proctor’s Stone Chapel.
BOSCAWEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 12 HIGH ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Bill Daniels will lead worship and celebrate Holy Communion. There will be a luncheon and annual meeting after worship.
The food pantry will be open Monday from 11 a.m. to noon and Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m.
Info: boscawencongregationalchurch.com or 796-2565.
BOW MILLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 505 SOUTH ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages will be at 9:15 a.m.
A food drive to benefit Friends of Forgotten Children will begin tomorrow. For a wish list, visit friends-of-forgotten-chidren.org.
The United Methodist Women will host its annual Valentine’s Day bake sale Feb. 9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
The Multi-Cultural Family Center, which provides services for immigrant families, needs sewing machines. To donate, call Carol Harris at 225-4796.
Canned goods and nonperishable food items will be collected during Lent.
For Christian care, call John or Roseann Nee, Stephen Ministry leaders, at 428-3282.
CONTOOCOOK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 24-28 MAPLE ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Sue Job will preach “Free Gifts” based on Micah 6:1-8. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
Info: contoocookumc.org or 746-4894.
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 270 STARK HIGHWAY NORTH, DUNBARTON. Holy Eucharist will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Tomorrow is the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. The Rev. John McCausland will preach.
CONGREGATIONAL-CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 25 S. MAIN ST., FRANKLIN. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael Carrier will preach. Holy Communion will be celebrated.
Nonperishable food items will be collected for the Twin Rivers Food Pantry.
Info: 934-3577 or 934-4242.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF FRANKLIN, 206 CENTRAL ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Brendan Hadash will preach “Aging Gracefully.”
Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Worship with Communion will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Sunday school will be available.
The World Service committee will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
Info: hennikerchurch.org or 428-3747.
SMITH MEMORIAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 30 W. MAIN ST., HILLSBORO. Worship with Communion will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Charles Barnes will preach.
Info: 464-3529 or smithmemorialucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HOPKINTON, UCC, 1548 HOPKINTON ROAD. Worship with Communion will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Art Urie will preach “Downside Up.” Sunday school will be available.
Morning book group will meet Thursday at 9:30 a.m. All board night will be at 7 p.m. Dealing with doubt class will be at 7 p.m.
Info: fcch.org or 746-4235.
FAMILY BIBLE CHURCH, LOUDON RIDGE ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. There will be a special time for children during the service.
Overcomers group will meet tomorrow at 5 p.m.
Men’s group will meet Monday at 7 p.m.
Home Life Groups will meet Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m.
Prayer and outreach ministries are ongoing.
Info: 267-7577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship, Jr. Kids Church for ages 3-K and Kids Missions Class for grades 1-4 will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Joshua Johnson will preach. Sunday school and adult Bible study groups will be at 9:15 a.m. The monthly potluck dinner will be at noon. Sliding and a bonfire will be at 1 p.m. on the hill beside the church.
Info: LNBnazarene.org or 224-1311.
GRACE CAPITAL CHURCH, FOURSQUARE, 542 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Sunday celebration worship will be tomorrow at 9 and 11 a.m. Signing for the deaf will be at the 11 a.m. service. The sermon title will be “Life on Mission: Fruit.” Children’s ministry for ages 2 through fifth grade will be available.
The Laconia campus service will be at 9 and 11 a.m. at 4 Beacon St. East. The Manchester campus service will be at 10:30 a.m. at 1066 Front St.
Info: gccnh.com or 415-4000.
HILLSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 547 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Jim Robertson will preach. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
A post-Groundhog Day men’s breakfast will be next Saturday at 8 a.m.
Info: hillsidebaptistnh.org or 224-6972.
UNITED CHURCH OF PENACOOK, 21 MERRIMACK ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Jerry McCann will preach “How’s the Soil?” based on Matthew 13:1-23. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
The food pantry is open Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Open Door Community Kitchen is open Monday and Wednesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Info: ucpnh.org or 753-4072.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 24 MAIN ST., PITTSFIELD. Worship with Holy Communion will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. David Stasiak will preach. Children’s Sunday school will be at 9:50 a.m.
Info: pittsfieldcc.com or 435-7471.
SALISBURY CONGREGATIONAL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 13 FRANKLIN ROAD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor Kerry Richardson will preach.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC, 1011 LONG ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Guest minister the Rev. Paul Gibbons will present “Why Bother With the Faith?” The annual church meeting will be after the service.
The food pantry is open the first Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m.