Religion notes and services
ALLAH PRAYER, 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 annual election of the Spiritual Assembly of Concord will be at 2 p.m. The Declaration of Baha’ullah that He was the Promised One of all ages will be celebrated at 4 p.m.
The gathering for prayers and discussion on the theme of “The Valley of Knowledge” will be on Tuesday.
The study class on leading children’s classes will be Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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.
Eucharistic Adoration will be Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 a.m. at St. John’s.
Holy Hour with Benediction will be Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. at St. John’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. The Rev. Michael Lowry will lead the worship, which will include the Sacrament of Holy Baptism and a sermon “To Be Led Beside Still Waters,” based on John 10:22-30. Children will stay in worship until after the children’s message and then go to church school with their teachers. Nonperishable offerings for the food pantry and aluminum cans and used ink cartridges for recycling will be collected. A Love Offering will be taken.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Tomorrow is the fourth Sunday of Easter. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m.
The food pantry will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 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 preach.
Info: 224-2252 or graceeastconcord.org.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 68 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Tomorrow is the fifth Sunday of Lent/Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt. Matins service will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy will be at 10 a.m.
Pre-sanctified Liturgy will be Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. with a Lenten potluck supper and Lenten lecture.
Compline service will be Friday at 7 p.m., Family Retreat.
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.
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.
OCIA will be at 9:40 a.m.
Altar server training will be today at 10 a.m. Confession will be at 3 p.m.
Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Men’s morning prayer will be Tuesday at 6 a.m. Respectfully Yours will be at 6 p.m.
Imitation of Christ will be Friday at 7 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 officiate. Coffee fellowship and Council meeting will follow worship.
“Fostering a Healthy Church”seminar, sponsored by the New Hampshire Fellowship of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches, will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
Crafters will meet to share skills and projects today at 10 a.m.
SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 97 HALL ST., CONCORD. Blended worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Tom Friedrich will preach a sermon titled “The Strong and the Weak e_SEnD Part 2” from Romans 14:13-23. A Women’s Ministry luncheon will follow the service.
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 of Easter, with Holy Communion. The Rev. Jed Rardin, guest preacher, will preach “Let Us Run the Race Set Before Us.” No church school. Membership Exploration class will be at 11:30 a.m. OWL program will meet at noon. Senior high youth group will meet at 7 p.m.
Evening prayer will be Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.
Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.
Hashing It Out with Hal will be Thursday at noon.
Bee meeting will be Friday at 7 p.m.
Info: 224-2521 or southchurchconcord.org.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB, 67 BROADWAY, CONCORD. Al Galgalim Preschool will be tomorrow at 8:45 a.m. Religious school and adult education be at 9 a.m. Third grade family education will be at 11 a.m.
Torah study will be Wednesday at noon.
Shabbat evening service will be Friday at 7 p.m. Shabbat morning service will be next Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH, 80 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Sunday morning classes will be at 8:45 a.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 will present “Moral Extrapolation for a Planet in Peril.” Religious education will be available.
A spring building and grounds clean-up at 12:15 p.m.
Dances of Universal Peace will be at 7 p.m.
Meditation will be Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Poetry and spirituality will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Mindful Yoga will be Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Info: concorduu.org or 224-0291.
UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH, 39 FAYETTE ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Robert Fisher will preach. Sunday school for adults will be at 8:50 a.m. and children’s Sunday school will be at 10:30 a.m.
Lectio Divina (praying the scriptures) will be Tuesday at 6:45 a.m.
Life applications Bible study will be Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Bible study is Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Bow (call for directions).
ESL homework help and tutoring will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Info: unbapch.net or 224-7755.
WEST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 499 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Wendy Leach
The food pantry will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
There will be a roast pork supper next Saturday at 5 pm..
Info: westcongr.org or 224-4142.
KEARSARGE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP, ROUTE 11, ANDOVER. The Rev. Bill Nelson will preach at 11 a.m. There will be a book discussion of Susan Jacoby’s Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism at 9:30 a.m.
The Women’s Meditation Group will meet Tuesday at 7:15 p.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 Authority of Christ in the Storms of Life.” Sunday school begins with the children in the sanctuary before going to their classes until 11:15 a.m.
There is a church supper tonight from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Church Council will meet Monday at 7 p.m.
The food pantry will be open Monday from 11 a.m. to noon and Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m.
Info: bososcawencongregationalchurch.com or 796-2565.
BOW MILLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 505 SOUTH ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Virginia Fryer will preach. Sunday school will be at 9:15 a.m.
Missions is coordinating a spring food drive called “Brown Bag Sundays.” Brown bags will be provided and nonperishable food will be collected to put in the bags. The food will be given to the Friends of Forgotten Children.
Disciple will meet at 6 p.m.
Stephen Ministry Supervision will be Monday at 6:45 p.m.
For Christian care, call John or Roseann Nee, Stephen Ministry leaders, at 428-3282.
BRISTOL BAPTIST CHURCH, 30 SUMMER ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor Wayne Toutaint will preach “Why I Preach The Cross” based on I Corinthians 1:17-23; 2:1-5. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
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 “Prejudice and Discrimination” based on Revelation 7:9-17. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
There will be a Fourth Friday Fellowship on Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. The drama theme is Fruit of the Spirit, drama text is Galatiains 5:22-23. Child care will be provided.
Info: contoocookumc.org or 746-4894.
DEERING COMMUNITY CHURCH, 763 DEERING CENTER ROAD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Worship continues focused on the earth during the 50 days of Easter. The Rev. Barbara Currie will preach “From Mourning to Hope.” Christian education for children ages 4-14 will be during the latter part of worship.
Info: deeringcommunitychurch.org or 464-5643.
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 270 STARK HIGHWAY NORTH, DUNBARTON. Eucharist for the fourth Sunday of Easter will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Jane Van Zandt will be the guest preacher.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF FRANKLIN, 206 CENTRAL ST. Louise Proctor will present “Letting You In” tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Sunday is Soup and Bread Sunday: Bring soup or bread to share after the service.
Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.
SMITH MEMORIAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 30 W. MAIN ST., HILLSBORO. Worship 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 will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Betty French will preach “The Integrity of Creation.” Sunday school will be available.
Info: fcch.org or 746-4235.
GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2238 PARADE ROAD, LACONIA. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10:15 a.m. The Rev. David Dalzell will preach. Sunday school meets during the 10:15 a.m. service.
Info: goodshepherdnh.org or 528-4078.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY, 172 PLEASANT ST., LACONIA. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Dick Dutton will preach “How the Moon Got in the Sky: Part II.”
Info: uusl.org or 524-6488.
FAMILY BIBLE CHURCH, LOUDON RIDGE ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. “Christ: Crucified, Risen and Soon Coming Again.” Sunday school will be available.
Men’s group will meet Monday at 7 p.m.
Women’s Bible study will meet Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
Home Life groups will meet Friday at 7 p.m.
Prayer and outreach ministries are ongoing.
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship and Communion service with Pastor Joshua Johnson preaching from the book of Ruth at 10:30 a.m. Nursery care and Junior Kids church (age 3-K) provided. Sunday school and adult Bible study groups will be at 9:15 a.m.
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. Sunday school for children will run concurrently with worship.
The annual turkey dinner is tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. For information call 938-2064.
GRACE CAPITAL CHURCH, FOURSQUARE, 542 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Sunday celebration worship will be tomorrow at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Signing for the deaf will be at the 10:30 a.m. service. The Laconia campus service will be at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 4 Beacon St. East. The Manchester campus service will be at 10:30 a.m. at 1066 Front St. The sermon will be “Fully Alive . . . with less stuff.” Children’s ministry for ages 2 through fifth grade will be available.
Home life groups meet during the week.
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 potluck dinner and business meeting will be at midday
The Winter Bible Study will discuss Second Corinthians on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Info: hillsidebaptistnh.org or 224-6972.
UNITED CHURCH OF PENACOOK, 21 MERRIMACK ST. Worship will begin tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. with a Child Dedication. Breakfast Club for Children will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school and youth activities.
There will be a senior lunch Monday at noon.
Kids’ Club field trip to Crazy World will be Thursday. Call 753-4072. Kids Club (K-8 will be Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The food pantry is open Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Open Door Community Kitchen is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Info: ucpnh.org or 753-4072.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 24 MAIN ST., PITTSFIELD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. David Stasiak will preach. Special music by JuBellation. Children’s Sunday school will be at 10:20 a.m. Adult Sunday school will be at 9:15 a.m.
Info: pittsfieldcc.com or 435-7471.
SALISBURY CONGREGATIONAL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 13 FRANKLIN ROAD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. John Herbert will preach.
WASHINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, TOWN COMMON. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Peter Howe will preach “Are We Truly God’s?” based on John 10:22-30.
WEARE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 10 CONCORD STAGE ROAD. Pastor Bill Stockhaus will continue preaching from I Corinthians at 10 a.m. Sunday School begins at 8:30 a.m. Evening service is at 7 p.m.
Info: 529pray.org or 529-7729.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC, 1011 LONG ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. David Pearson, interim minister, will preach “No Looking Back.” Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
The Church Council will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
The food pantry is open the first Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 648-2128.
Info: 648-2128 or 715-1548.