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 “The Destiny of America” Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Month of Glory begins Tuesday.
Introductory classes on the Baha’i faith, the importance of daily reading of the Holy Writings, Prayer and Life after Death are held regularly.
Info: 224-0516, firstname.lastname@example.org 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. and Wednesday and Friday after Mass from 7:30 to 8 a.m. at St. Peter’s, Tuesday and Thursday before Mass from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. at Sacred Heart and Monday, Wednesday and Friday before Mass from 11:30 a.m. to noon at St. John’s.
Miraculous Medal Novena will be Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s.
Holy Hour will be Wednesday form 5 to 6 p.m. at St. John’s.
Eucharist Adoration will be Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 a.m. at St. John’s.
Stations of the Cross will be Fridays during Lent at 12:45 p.m. at St. John’s and 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart.
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.
CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH, 211 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Pastor Jonathan Hopkins will preach.
Weekday Lenten activities will continue on Wednesdays leading up to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Soup and bread will be at 5:30 p.m. A Taize worship will be at 6:30 p.m. Bible study will be at 7 p.m. During Lent, the Book of Proverbs will be studied.
Info: 224-0277 or concordialutheranchurch.org.
EAST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 51 MOUNTAIN ROAD, EAST CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael Lowry will continue his Lenten sermon series, “The Heart of Jesus” with the message “Jesus Grieved” based on John 11:17-45. Items for Church World Service hygiene kits are being collected.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
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.
Holy Communion will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Guest speakers on poverty will be at 6 p.m.
Info: 224-2252 or graceeastconcord.org.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 68 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Matins service tomorrow will be at 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy will be at 10 a.m.
Compline service will be Monday at 7 p.m.
Pre-Sanctified Liturgy will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. There will be a Lenten potluck supper and Lenten lecture.
Youth and family Lenten retreat will be Friday at 7 p.m.
Saturday of Lazarus Divine Liturgy will be next Saturday at 10 a.m. There will be a family breakfast and folding of the Palm Crosses.
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 3:30 p.m. or by appointment.
Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be in the St. Padre Pio Chapel.
Prayer service/Confirmation candidates will be today at 6 p.m.
First Communion parent/student meeting will be tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Come to the Table will be at 9:30 a.m. Faith Formation (Pre-4) will be at 9:30 a.m. OCIA will be at 9:40 a.m. Faith Formation (5, Edge, HSYM) will be at 5:30 p.m. OCIC will be at 5:30 p.m.
Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Parish Retreat Week 5 will be at 7 p.m.
Men’s morning prayer will be Tuesday at 6 a.m. Parent baptism class will be at 7 p.m.
Tenebrae light service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Young adults meeting will be Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Stations of the Cross will be Friday at 5 p.m. Lenten soup supper will be at 5:45 p.m.
Info: ihmnh.org or 224-4393.
IMMANUEL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5 GROVER ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Randy Thompson will lead the Communion Sunday service and continue the sermon series on the Ten Commandments based on Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 and Matthew 5:33-39.
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.
SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 27 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Tomorrow is Intergenerational worship and Celebration of Communion. The Rev. Jed Rardin will preach “These Hands” based on Ecclesiastes 2:9-14a. Tomorrow is the final date to order Easter plants. Children’s Lenten Bible study will be at noon. Senior high youth group will be at 7 p.m.
Environmental stewardship with a presentation by Laurie Rardin will be Monday at 6 p.m.
Shelter oversite committee will meet Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday evening prayer will be at 6:15 p.m.
Morning worship will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. Spiritual practice workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. Confirmation class will be at 7 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 at Kirking of the Tartans with Ageless worship at 10 a.m.
Holy Eucharist will be Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10 p.m. in the chapel.
Men’s Just supper will be Monday at 6 p.m.
Lenten quiet prayer will be Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. in the chapel.
Mustard Seed Preschool will be Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Lenten Eucharist, soup supper and program will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Grace Church.
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.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB, 67 BROADWAY, CONCORD. Al Galgalim preschool will be tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. Religious school will be at 9 a.m. Adult education will be at 9 a.m. Sisterhood meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Fourth grade family education will be at 11 a.m.
Religious school will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Gesher High School will be at 7 p.m.
Trope class will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Torah study will be Wednesday at noon. Religious practices committee will meet at 7 p.m.
Shabbat evening service will be Friday at 7 p.m.
Shabbat morning service will be next Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Info: tbjconcord.org or 228-8581.
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 and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Intern Minister Lyn Betz will present “Hope Part 1: Living Toward Beauty.” Round Two post-service discussion will be at noon. Healing and Helping council will meet at 12:15 p.m.
The Concord Light Opera Company will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore tomorrow at 3 p.m.
Meditation will be Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Northern New England District of UUA annual conference will be next Saturday at 10 a.m. Seder supper will be at 5 p.m.
Info: concorduu.org or 224-0291.
UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH, 39 FAYETTE ST., CONCORD. Worship 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.
Info: unbapch.net or 224-7755.
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 79 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. The Rev. Peter Hey will preach “The Way: Sinners, Outcasts and the Poor” at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services. Sunday school 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. Jericho will meet at 11:45 a.m. The Greater Concord Interfaith Council will host a Seder meal at 5 p.m.
The monthly fellowship meal will be served Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
A conversation about college will be next Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The youth’s fundraiser lasagna dinner will be served at 5 p.m. The all-church talent show will be at 6:15 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 “A Foretaste of the Resurrection.”
“What’s Great About West Church: Part 2” will be tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.
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. 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. David Randlett will preach “The Prophecy, the Warning, the Promise” and celebrate Holy Communion.
The Alpha program will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
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.
BRISTOL BAPTIST CHURCH, 30 SUMMER ST. Country gospel singer Don Smith will perform tomorrow at 6 p.m. A freewill offering will be accepted.
Info: 744-3885 or 744-8348 or bristolbaptistchurch.org.
CONTOOCOOK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 24-28 MAPLE ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Sue Job will preach “Successful Failure” based on John 12:1-8. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
“Patience? of Job” class will begin tomorrow from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and run for 10 sessions. It will be taught by Donald Job, a longtime teacher/trainer throughout New England.
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. The Rev. Linda Spinella will preach.
The Lenten series with a light supper of bread and soup will be Tuesday at 6 p.m.
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 and celebrate Holy Communion. Sunday school will study the Seder meal.
A men’s breakfast will be next Saturday at 7:30 a.m.
Info: 934-3577 or 934-4242.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF FRANKLIN, 206 CENTRAL ST. Susan Haines and Denise Steadman will present “Where’s Your UU Sense of Humor?” tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Worship with Communion will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Adult Christian education and Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
The World Service committee will meet Monday at 7 p.m.
Info: hennikerchurch.org or 428-3747.
SMITH MEMORIAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 30 W. MAIN ST., HILLSBORO. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Charlie Barnes will preach.
The Deborahs will celebrate Guest Night Monday at 7 p.m.
Starlighters women’s study group will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Dubben House.
Family movie night will be next Saturday at 7 p.m. The movie will be Ratatouille.
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. Gordon Crouch will preach “Getting To Know Our Neighbors . . . and Ourselves.” Sunday school will be available. There will be a challenge ice cream party. Confirmation class will meet at 11:30 a.m. Set up for the flea market will be at 11:30 a.m. Junior high youth will meet at 6:30 p.m.
Flea market drop off will be Tuesday, through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Benedictine Spirituality will be Wednesday a 7 p.m.
Morning book group will meet Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Mission board flea market will be next Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Info: fcch.org or 746-4235.
FAMILY BIBLE CHURCH, LOUDON RIDGE ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.
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 email@example.com.
LOUDON CENTER FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 433 CLOUGH HILL ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.
A caregivers support group meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 6 p.m.
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship with Pastor Joshua Johnson, Jr. Kids Church and Children’s Church will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study groups will be at 9:15 a.m. A monthly potluck dinner will be at noon.
Info: LNBnazarene.org or 224-1311.
SOUTH NEWBURY UNION CHURCH, UCC, VILLAGE AND SUTTON ROADS. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. David Keller will preach.
A rabies clinic for cats and dogs will be today from 9 to 11 a.m. The rabies shot is $12. Bring a previous rabies certificate or dog license. The town clerk will register and license dogs. Info: 938-2064.
An Easter egg hunt will be next Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Friendship House. Bring your own basket. There will also be crafts, face painting, cookies, juice and the Easter Bunny. Info: 938-2064.
GRACE CAPITAL CHURCH, FOURSQUARE, 542 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Sunday celebration worship will be tomorrow at 9 and 11 a.m. The sermon will be “Mountain Move: The Impossible Possible.”
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 continue his series on the Book of Romans. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
A men’s breakfast will be today at 8 a.m.
Pastor Al Page has begun a spring Bible series on the Old Testament book of Ezekiel that meets Wednesdays at 10 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 continue his series, “CSI: Christ and Scripture Investigated,” with the sermon “Reliable Reform” based on 2 Corinthians 3:17-18. 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 “Come Out!”
A Red Cross blood drive will be today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WASHINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, TOWN COMMON. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Peter Howe will preach “God’s Signs” based on Ezekiel 37:1-14 and John 11:1-45.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC, 1011 LONG ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The sermon will be “Lent: An Opportunity to Celebrate the Joy of Forgiveness.” Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.