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. A gathering for prayers and discussion based on the theme “The Valley of Contentment” will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. An informal meeting with acoustic music will be at 7:30 p.m.
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. 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. New members will be received. The Rev. Michael Lowry will preach “Unabashed Joy” based on Philippians 4:4-9. 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.
The annual spring brunch will be today from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m
The Healthy Living group will meet Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Tomorrow is the Seventh Sunday of Easter and Mothers Day. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terri Young will preach “Breaking Chains.”
The annual spring rummage sale will be today from 9 a.m. to noon.
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.
New members class will be Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Capital City Organic Gardeners will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
A free community supper will be Friday at 5 p.m.
Info: 224-2252 or graceeastconcord.org.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 68 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. Tomorrow is Sunday of Saint Thomas and Mothers Day. 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.
Adult education class will be Wednesday 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.
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.
Mary/Scripture will be today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Men’s morning prayer will be Tuesday at 6 a.m. Women’s Respectfully Yours will be at 6 p.m.
Confirmation rehearsal (candidates/sponsors) will be Thursday at 7 p.m.
Sacrament of Confirmation 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 preach. The suggested reading in preparation for worship is Matthew 18. Donations of tuna for the Friendly Kitchen is being collected throughout the month.
Ladies’ Guild will meet Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at Friendly’s. A meeting at the church will be after lunch. Call Barbara Perry for lunch reservations.
SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 27 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Tomorrow is the Seventh Sunday of Easter. There will be senior reflections by members of the senior high group. The text will be Psalm 97 and John 17:20-26. The youth choir will sing at 10 a.m. Church school will be at 10 a.m. OWL program will meet at noon. Senior high youth group will meet at 7 p.m.
Relief Society will meet Tuesday at 5 p.m. Genesis Circle’s all church women’s birthday dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Evening prayer will be at 6:15 p.m.
Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. South Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. The Younger Crowd will meet at 3 p.m. Pastor’s Aid will meet at 5 p.m. Confirmation class will meet at 7 p.m.
Hashing It Out with Hal will be Thursday at noon.
Church Beautification Day will be next Saturday at 9 a.m.
Info: 224-2521 or southchurchconcord.org.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB, 67 BROADWAY, CONCORD. Religious school will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. Adult education will be at 9 a.m. Grade 5 family education will be at 9:45 a.m. Grade 2 family education will be at 11 a.m.
Religious school will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Confirmation Academy (all grades) will view the film America and the Holocaust at 7 p.m.
Socially FIT volunteering will be Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Shavuot Observance and Confirmation will be at 7 p.m.
Yizkor service will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
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.
Teen and children’s ministries are Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Info: tbcnh.org or 225-3999.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, 274 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Intern minister Lyn Betz and congregants Margaret Fletcher and Shawn Forrey will present “Rise of the Sacred Feminine.” Religious education will be available.
Laughter Yoga will be tomorrow at 12:15 p.m.
Building a Culture of Peace film series will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Jacob.
Button Up workshop will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Meditation will be at 7 p.m.
Poetry and Spirituality will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Musical Sharing group will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. Mindful Yoga will be at 6 p.m.
Annual spring sale will be next Saturday at 9 a.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 present the message. 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.
ESL homework help and tutoring will be Tuesday an Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Info: unbapch.net or 224-7755.
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 79 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. Worship services will be tomorrow at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Pastor Rosanne Roberts will preach “Imagine That” at both services. Sunday School for all ages will be at 9 a.m. Worship and Play Preschool class and the senior high Sunday school will be at 10:30 a.m. Worship and Wonder will be at 10:45 a.m. Youth Disciple will meet at 6 p.m.
The United Methodist Women’s Board will meet Monday at 1 p.m.
The monthly fellowship dinner will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. A presentation by missionary Belinda Forbes will be after dinner. Disciple I will meet at 7 p.m.
The finance committee will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Life Planning lecture will be Friday at 6 p.m. The Read That! Society will meet at 7 p.m. Senior high youth will meet at 7 p.m.
The annual plant sale will be next Saturday at 7 a.m. Youth will hold a car wash at 9 a.m. Men’s breakfast will be at 9 a.m. Women’s book study will be at 9 a.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 “Looking Forward” planning session will be today from 9 a.m. to noon.
The food pantry will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Info: westcongr.org or 224-4142.
WHITE MOUNTAIN SANGHA, CONCORD. Satsang will be Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Living Yoga Studio, 120A N. Main St. A $10 donation will be accepted to cover studio and sangha expenses.
KEARSARGE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP, ROUTE 11, ANDOVER. Sandra LeBeau will preach “Motherhood and the March of the Generations” tomorrow at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be available. Nonperishable items are collected every Sunday for area food pantries.
An adult education class will be tomorrow 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 “Faithlessness.” Sunday school begins with the children in the sanctuary before going to their classes until 11:15 a.m.
A church ham and bean supper will be served tonight from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The cost is $8, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.
Trustees 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: boscawencongregationalchurch.com or 796-2565.
BOW MILLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 505 SOUTH ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The women of the church will present the service. The Rev. Kathryn McGregor will preach. Sunday school will be at 9:15 a.m.
The 39th annual Mother, Daughter, Friends banquet will be May 21 at 6 p.m. The cost is $8, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. The deadline for reservations is Friday.
Disciple will be tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Stephen Ministry Supervision will be Monday at 6:45 p.m. Book group at the Blackadars’ will be Wednesday at 7 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 “Can the Family Be Saved?” based on Mark 10:6-9. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
The Fidelis Missionary Society will host its annual rummage/bake sale next Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 744-3885.
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. Tom Andrew will preach “What Are You Lookin’ At?” based on Luke 24:44-53. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
Info: contoocookumc.org or 746-4894.
DEERING COMMUNITY CHURCH, 763 DEERING CENTER ROAD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Barbara Luckett Currie will preach “Who is Free?” based on Acts 16:16-34. 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. The Eucharist for the Seventh Sunday of Easter will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Jane Van Zandt will preach.
A spring fling will be Friday at 5 p.m.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF FRANKLIN, 206 CENTRAL ST. The Rev. Anita Farber-Robertson will preach.
The annual church meeting will be June 2 at 12:30 p.m.
Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Donations for the food pantry can be dropped off during worship.
A senior luncheon will be Monday at noon in he Parish Hall. RSVP by calling 428-3077.
The Quit Smoking group meets every Tuesday from 7 to 9 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. Charles Barnes will preach. A Mothers Day breakfast will be at 9:15 a.m. The handbell choir will perform during worship.
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. Gordon Crouch will preach “A Day That Calls for Peace.” Sunday school will be available. The new Peace Pole in front of the Parish House will be dedicated after worship.
Benedictine spirituality will be Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Morning book group will meet Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Confirmation rehearsal will be next Saturday at 9 a.m.
Info: fcch.org or 746-4235.
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 354 MAIN ST., HOPKINTON. Holy Eucharist will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school will be at 9:45 a.m.
Holy Eucharist will be Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Executive committee meeting will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Men’s group will meet at 6 p.m.
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, guest preacher, will preach “The Other Cheek.” The sermon is in reference to the Sermon on the Mount. Special music will be performed by Carol and Jonathan Gellert, duet, and Mary Rivers, piano.
Info: uusl.org or 524-6488.
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship with Jr. Kids Church (ages 3-K) and Kidsville (grades 1-4) will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Joshua Johnson will preach from the book of Ruth. Sunday school and adult Bible study groups will be at 9:15 a.m.
A mega yard sale fundrasier will be today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit Rise Again Outreach.
Info: LNBnazarene.org or 224-1311.
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 in Laconia. The Manchester campus service will be at 10:30 a.m. at 1066 Front St. in Manchester. The sermon will be “Fully Alive: Any Woman Can Be a Woman of God.” Children’s ministry for ages 2 through fifth grade will be available.
Home life groups meet during the week throughout the area.
Info: gccnh.com or 415-4000.
UNITED CHURCH OF PENACOOK, 21 MERRIMACK ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. with a tribute to Mothers Day. Pentecost will be celebrated with a birthday cake for the church and a reenactment of “flames and wind.” Breakfast Club for Children will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school and youth activities.
A car wash will be today from noon to 3 p.m. in the Canal Street parking lot to benefit Camp Sentinel.
Coins for Camp (Sentinel) is ongoing throughout the month.
Kids’ Club (after school program for K-8) will be Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Family Night will be Monday from 5 to 6 p.m. with supper and games.
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. 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. Pastor Kerry Richardson will preach.
WASHINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, TOWN COMMON. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Peter Howe will preach “Free to Choose” based on Acts 16:16-34 and John 17:20-26.
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 “Where Do We Live?” Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.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.