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 “New Light on the Equality of Women and Men” will be Tuesday at 1 p.m.
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.
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. Guest minister the Rev. Robert Wood will lead the worship. Nonperishable offerings for the food pantry and aluminum cans and used ink cartridges for recycling will be collected.
Workers are needed for the annual yard and bake sale, to be held next Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Items for the sale are also needed.
Info: 224-9242 or eastchurchucc.org.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 177 N. MAIN ST., CONCORD. United worship will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. at South Church.
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 Sunday of the Holy Fathers. Matins service will be at 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy will be at 9:30 a.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.
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.
Info: ihmnh.org or 224-4393.
IMMANUEL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5 GROVER ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pastor Randy Thompson will preach.
Prayer group will be tomorrow from 9:30 to 9:45 a.m.
SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 97 HALL ST., CONCORD. Blended worship will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. (The congregation will not meet at its usual location; call for directions). Pastor Thom Friedrich will present “The Identity of Jesus – Part 3” based on John 1:35-51. Food will be collected for the Loudon Food Pantry.
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 9 a.m. The Rev. Terri Young will preach “The Wideness of God’s Mercy” based on Deuteronomy 30:9-14, Luke 10:25-27 and Psalm 25:1-10.
Evening prayer will be Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.
Morning prayer will be Wednesday at 7:30 a.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.
Holy Eucharist will be Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10 p.m. in the chapel.
Black Flies softball game will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Gosling Field in Bow.
Forever Young will meet Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Fellowship potluck will be at 5:30 p.m. Vestry will meet at 6:30 p.m.
Friendly Kitchen will be Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Stewardship will be Thursday at 6 p.m.
Market Days Family Rest and Baby Changing Station will be Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The food pantry and Chapter II Thrift Shop will be open Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Info: stpaulsconcord.org or 224-2523.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB, 67 BROADWAY, CONCORD. 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.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, 274 PLEASANT ST., CONCORD. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Elaine Pinkham will present “The Rhythm of Music is a Powerful Beat.”
Elder Care support group will meet tomorrow at 11:15 a.m.
Softball game will be Monday at 6 p.m. Nonviolent study group will be at 7 p.m.
Meditation will be Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Poetry and Spirituality group will meet Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Musical Sharing group will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. Mindful Yoga will be at 6 p.m.
Info: concorduu.org or 224-0291.
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 79 CLINTON ST., CONCORD. Pastor Rosanne Roberts will preach “People Like Us” at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services. Worship and Wonder will be at 10:45 a.m.
Info: concordwumc.org or 224-7413.
WEST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 499 N. STATE ST., CONCORD. A chapel service will be tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. led by the Rev. Amanda Wagner. Social time will be from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Worship will be at 10 a.m. The Rev. Amanda Wagner will preach.
The food pantry will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Info: westcongr.org or 224-4142.
BOSCAWEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 12 HIGH ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. The Rev. David Randlett will preach “The Church That Looked Just Like the World.”
People volunteering for the racetrack cleanup tomorrow will meet at 1 p.m. in the church parking lot to carpool.
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 9 a.m. The Rev. Virginia Fryer will preach.
Vacation Bible School will be held July 29 through Aug. 2. Info: 2013.cokesburyvbs.com/bowmills.
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 “Being Honest With God” based on Acts 5:4.
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 “Straddling the Fence” based on Luke 10:25-37.
Info: contoocookumc.org or 746-4894.
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 270 STARK HIGHWAY NORTH, DUNBARTON. Holy Eucharist for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Cheryl Moore will preach. Blood pressure checks will be available.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HENNIKER, UCC, ROUTE 114. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Food donations for the food pantry can be dropped off during worship.
Vacation Bible School for children ages 4 through those who have just completed third grade will be Aug. 5-8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and the theme will be “Animals! Animals! Animals!”
A live nativity will be Aug. 8. Register by July 20 by calling the church and leaving a message.
Info: hennikerchurch.org or 428-3747.
SMITH MEMORIAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UCC, 30 W. MAIN ST., HILLSBORO. Worship and Communion will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.
Guest ministers the Revs. John and Faye Buttrick of Concord will preach.
The farmers market will be today from 9 a.m. to noon.
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. Paul Gibbons will preach “How Can You Trust God in Times of Trouble?”
Benedictine Spirituality will be Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Info: fcch.org or 746-4235.
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 354 MAIN ST., HOPKINTON. Holy Eucharist will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. in the garden.
Lemonade will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the garden.
Youth mission trip will be Wednesday through Friday.
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.
FAMILY BIBLE CHURCH, LOUDON RIDGE ROAD, LOUDON. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will be available.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 33 STANIELS ROAD, LOUDON. Worship with Jr. Kids Church (ages 3-K) and Children’s Church (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.
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 “Fully Alive: Praising Through Trials.” 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 “Old Testament Encounters with God.” Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m.
A business meeting and potluck dinner will be midday on July 28.
Info: hillsidebaptistnh.org or 224-6972.
UNITED CHURCH OF PENACOOK, 21 MERRIMACK ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. New Pastor Jerry McCann will preach “Go and Do What.”
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. Deacon Arthur Morse will speak.
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. Special music will be provided by Heather Chandler.
WASHINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, TOWN COMMON. Worship and Sunday school will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Rev. Peter Howe will preach “Stopping to Help.”
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WEBSTER, UCC, 1011 LONG ST. Worship will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. Dorothy Haskins will preach “Are You in Labor?”
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.