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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 Black Man’s Gathering: 25 Years of Inspiration and Service” will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Feast of Questions begins Wednesday at sunset.

This week’s devotional will be Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Info: 224-0516, concordnhbahais@gmail.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.

There is a Christmas tree sale 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.

Info: 225-2131.

EAST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 51 MOUNTAIN ROAD, EAST CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael Lowry will preach “For Weak Hands and Feeble Knees” based on Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-6, 11-12, 11:2-6. The service will include the lighting of the Advent Candle of Peace. The children will practice the Christmas pageant.

Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terri Young will preach “A ‘Get-Up’ Call.” Sunday school will be available.

The food pantry is 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. Father Jason Wells will celebrate Holy Communion and preach.

The Saint Nicholas Fair will be today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lectio Divina prayer group and potluck will be Wednesday at 5 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. Parish council elections will be today.

Kali Parea senior group lunch will be Thursday at noon at Dimitri’s restaurant in Contoocook.

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.

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.

Office of Spiritual Formation will be today from 9 a.m. to noon.

Faith Formation will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Come to the Table will be at 9:30 a.m. OCIA will be at 9:40 a.m. Faith Formation will be at 5:30 p.m.

Prayer for Healing will be Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Men’s morning prayer will be Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Respect Life will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Polar Express will be Friday at 6 p.m.

Info: ihmnh.org or 224-4393.

IMMANUEL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5 GROVER ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The missions committee will meet after worship.

Gloves, mittens and socks are being collected for Open Hands Resource Center.

A cookie walk and craft fair will be next Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Christmas party potluck lunch and gift exchange will be Dec. 15 after worship.

Info: 224-9238.

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. Tony Limanni will present an Advent message, “The Prince of the Three-fold Peace,” based on John 14:27 and 16:33. Food will be collected for the Loudon Food Pantry.

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. “All I Want for Christmas” story by Rob Courtney will be presented, based on Isaiah 11:1-10. The Children’s Choir will sing at 10 a.m. A Concord Choral concert will be at 12:30 p.m. The senior high group will meet at 7 p.m.

Madisses Circle Christmas party will be Monday at 2 p.m.

Evening prayer will be Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. Genesis Circle Christmas auction will be at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Trilly Lewis.

Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

Christmas crafts for kids will be next Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

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 at 9:45 a.m. Confirm not Conform and senior high youth will meet at 11:30 a.m.

Holy Eucharist will be Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10 p.m. in the chapel and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Quiet hour with morning prayer will be Tuesday at 7:15 a.m.

Forever Young Christmas party will be Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.

Mustard Seed Preschool will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. Advent discussion on Isaiah will be at 6 p.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.

TEMPLE BETH JACOB, 67 BROADWAY, CONCORD. 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. “How to Lead a Service” workshop will be at 1 p.m.

Religious school will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. Gesher High School will be at 7 p.m.

Socially FIT volunteering will be Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Torah study will be Wednesday at noon.

Potluck (dairy/parve) dinner will be Friday at 6 p.m. Shabbat evening service led by grade seven will be 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 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 religious education will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Michael Leuchtenberger wil present “Experiencing Church More Deeply.” Tomorrow is Stewardship Sunday. Round Two post-service discussion will be at noon.

Greens fair will be today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UU Friends of Refugees new circle informational meeting will be tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Taize service will be at 7 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 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 “The Prophetic Foundation: Amos, Defending Justice” 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.

Caroling will be next Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus will perform at 7:30 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 “The Reign of Peace.” Gifts will be collected for the giving tree.

The food pantry will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Info: westcongr.org or 224-4142.

WORD OF LIFE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 95 OLD LOUDON ROAD, CONCORD. A free viewing of The Star of Bethlehem will be Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Info: wordoflifenh.org or 228-2444.

KEARSARGE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP, ROUTE 11, ANDOVER. Martha Woodward, music director, will lead the choir and congregation in a Christmas music program, “Symbols and Rituals” tomorrow at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be available. 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 “Three Gifts from God.” Caroling will be after worship along King Street.

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.

United Methodist Men’s Christmas dinner will be Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Olive Garden. “Stars” are available on the Angel Tree to purchase a gift for a needy child. Gifts are due back by Dec. 16.

Hats and mittens will be collected for families in need through the Merrimack Valley Day Care this month.

A Blue Christmas service will be Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.

Info: 224-0884.

BRISTOL BAPTIST CHURCH, 30 SUMMER ST. “Christmas In Song” will be tomorrow at 7 p.m. A freewill offering will be collected for Community Services.

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 “Christmas Confusion” based on Matthew 11:2-11.

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.

Info: 848-2571.

CONGREGATIONAL-CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 25 S. MAIN ST., FRANKLIN. Worship with Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael Carrier will preach.

Romeos will meet Friday at 9 a.m. 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. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Abigail Stockman will present “Holding the Light.”

A craft fair and cookie walk will be today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Santa Lucia Tea will be next Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Info: uucfranklin.org or 934-2141.

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Las Posadas will perform next Saturday at 1 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. Walk Through Bethlehem will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Celtic Christmas will be next Saturday at 7 p.m. A $10 donation is suggested.

Info: 464-3529 or smithmemorialucc.org.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HOPKINTON, UCC, 1548 HOPKINTON ROAD. Worship and Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. The Rev. Gordon Crouch will preach “Keeping Our Head.”

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 “Gather the People, Tell the Story, Break the Bread, Dance.” The children’s religious education theme will be “Forgiveness.” The choir will perform.

Info: uusl.org or 524-6488.

FAMILY BIBLE CHURCH, LOUDON RIDGE ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.

Info: 267-7577 or sludwick@hughes.net.

NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship, Jr. Kids Church and Kidsville will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Joshua Johnson will preach. Sunday school and adult Bible study 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.

A pancake breakfast with Santa will be today from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Friendship House. The cost is $5, $2 for children, and free for children 5 and younger. Info: 938-5369.

Info: 938-5369.

GRACE CAPITAL CHURCH, FOURSQUARE, 542 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Sunday celebration worship will be tomorrow at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. The Laconia campus service will be at 9:30 a.m. at 4 Beacon St. East.

The sermon will be “Best Gift Ever: Surprise Me.”

Info: gccnh.com or 415-4000.

HILLSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 547 PEMBROKE ST., PEMBROKE. Worship will be at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Jim Robertson. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.

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. The Rev. Jerry McCann will preach from “Unto Us A Child Is Given” based on Isaiah 9:6. The theme will be “Why We Need a Mighty God?” 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 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.

Info: 648-2733.

UNITED CHURCH OF WARNER. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Wyand. A gathering to address Christmas cards and a potluck supper will be at 4 p.m.

Info: ucwarner.org or 456-3447.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. David Pearson, interim minister, will preach “Preparing Christmas Gifts.” This will be his last Sunday at the church.

Info: 648-2128.

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