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 Mystery of God, Part 2” will be Tuesday at 1 p.m.
The Feast of Will 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.
CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH, 211 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Pastor Jonathan Hopkins will preach.
Sunday school will meet at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary and adult forum will meet in the parsonage.
The church is the drop-off and pick-up point for all fundraising materials for the Greater Concord Interfaith Council’s annual Crop Walk, to be held next Saturday. If you would like to participate in the walk, sign up at the church.
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 the sermon series, “Foundations,” with the message, “You . . . Set Before Each One the Ways of Life and Death” based on Deuteronomy 30:11-20. Children will stay in the worship service until after the children’s message and then the teachers will guide them to church school classes using the new “Faith Weaver Now” curriculum.
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 healthy living group will meet Tuesday at 5:15 p.m.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terri Young will preach “Kingdom Economics.”
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 First Sunday of Saint Luke. Matins service will be at 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy will be at 10 a.m. There will be a memorial service for Peter Bashios (40-days). Church school begins tomorrow.
The 14th annual “A Taste of Greece” Greek festival will be next Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 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 4:30 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.
Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Men’s morning prayer will be Tuesday at 6 a.m.
Women’s Love and Respect will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Finance committee will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Bookstore book club will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Info: ihmnh.org or 224-4393.
IMMANUEL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5 GROVER ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Prayer group will meet at 9:45 a.m.
SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 97 HALL ST., CONCORD. Blended worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Thom Friedrich will preach.
The church will not meet in its usual location; call for directions.
A barbecue potluck lunch will be after worship.
Info: sonlightchristian.org or 798-3112. The fellowship meets at the Best Western.
SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 27 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 8 and 10 a.m. Tomorrow is the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. The Rev. Carlos Jauhola-Straight will preach “Praying for, Not Against” based on 1 Timothy 2:1-8.
Sunday school will be at 10 a.m.
Book discussion will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. Senior high youth group will meet at 7 p.m.
Evening prayer will be Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. Church council will meet at 7 p.m.
Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. Staff meeting will be at 9 a.m. The Younger Crowd will meet at 3 p.m. Confirmation class will be at 7 p.m.
Junior high youth group will meet Thursday 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 and 10 a.m. Sunday school will be tomorrow at 9:45 a.m. Confirm not Conform (middle school youth) and senior high youth will meet tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.
Holy Eucharist will be Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10 p.m. in the chapel.
Rhythm, Dance, Movement and Song will be Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Ministry of Presence will be Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Mustard Seed Preschool will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m.
CROP walk will be next Saturday at noon.
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. Religious school will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. Adult education information will be at 9 a.m.
Hebrew School will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Gesher Hebrew High School will be at 7 p.m.
Yizkor service will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Simchat Torah service will be 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.
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 and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Michael Leuchtenberger will preach “Connecting in Love.”
A covenant group sampler will be tomorrow at 12:15 p.m.
Fiber Frolic for All will meet today at 9 a.m. A memorial service for Dr. Paul Emery will be at 3:30 p.m.
Earth-Centered Spirituality Group: Mabon/Fall Equinox Ritual will be tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Meditation will be Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Book group will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Mindful Yoga will be Thursday at 6 p.m.
Religious education potluck dinner and open house will be Friday 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 present the message.
Lectio Divina (praying the scriptures) 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 “Lessons from a Rock” 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.
A potluck lunch to celebrate the return of Peter and Cathy Hey will be after worship.
Disciple I will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The administrative board will meet Wednesday 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. with guest preacher Dawn Fortune.
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. Mary Ann Haagen will speak. An adult lecture series will be at 9:45 a.m.
Nonperishable food items are collected every Sunday for area food banks.
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 9 a.m. The Rev. David Randlett will preach “Having Clear Vision.” The children will begin the morning in worship before going to their classes.
A church ham and bean supper will be served tonight from 4:30 to 6. The cost is $8, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.
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: 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 Rev. Virginia Fryer will preach. Sunday school will be at 9:15 a.m.
A Stephen Minister Training class will be Monday at 6:30 p.m.
To be a part of the class, you must get a copy of the Stephen Minister application from one of the Stephen leaders, John or Rosanne Nee or Sue Hodgkins.
The annual CROP Walk will be next Saturday beginning at the Church of Latter-day Saints on Clinton Street in Concord.
Stephen Ministry Supervision will be Monday at 6:45 p.m.
Church council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.
SPRC will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
For Christian care, call John or Roseann Nee, Stephen Ministry leaders, at 428-3282.
BRISTOL BAPTIST CHURCH, 30 SUMMER ST. Movie night will be Friday. Hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and beverages will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the movie, The Encounter, will start at 6 p.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. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. The Rev. Sue Job will preach “No False Advertising” based on Luke 14:25-33.
Fourth Friday Fellowship will be Friday at 6 p.m. in the vestry. The text will be Genesis 41:1-43.
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., followed by a potluck brunch. The Rev. Cheryl Moore will preach.
Tomorrow is Welcome Back Sunday and the 18th Sunday after Pentecost.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF FRANKLIN, 206 CENTRAL ST. Hillary Collins-Gilpatrick will present a sermon tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Religious education will be available. Sarah Dan Jones will provide music.
Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Jazz worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. with The Prodigals and New Orleans jazz great, Delfeayo Marsalis. Bob Maccini will be arranging and directing.
Christmas fair meeting will be tomorrow after worship.
Trustees will meet Monday at 7 p.m.
Info: hennikerchurch.org or 428-3747.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HOPKINTON, UCC, 1548 HOPKINTON ROAD. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Gordon Crouch will preach “Christian Hospitality: Extending the Invitation.” Lecto Divina will be at 9 a.m.
Senior high youth to Kimball corn mazes at noon.
Stephen ministry training will be Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Bow Mills United Methodist Church.
Morning book group will meet Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
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.
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. Sunday school and adult Bible study groups will be at 9:15 a.m.
Tomorrow is a NASCAR race; allow extra time to arrive for church.
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 9:30 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 “Enduring Routine.”
Children’s ministry for ages 2 through fifth grade will be available.
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 the next message in the series on “Old Testament Encounters with God.”
Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
Fall clean up day 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. The Rev. Jerry McCann will continue the series “Now What?” The sermon will be “What’s Best?” based on Philippians 1:18b-26.
Sunday school will be at 9 a.m.
Trustees will meet after worship.
Church council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m.
The food pantry is open Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Open Door Community Kitchen is open Wednesday 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 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 “What’s It Going To Be?”
WASHINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, TOWN COMMON. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m.
The Rev. Robert Kyte, guest pastor, will preach “The Strength of Love” based on Luke 15:1-10.
WEARE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 10 CONCORD STATE ROAD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor Bill Stockhaus will preach.
Sunday school will be at 8:30 a.m.
Info: 529pray.org or 529-7729.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC, 1011 LONG ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor David Pearson, interim minister, will preach “A Balm in Gilead.”
Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
The food pantry is open the first Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. Info: 648-2128.