Area Religious Services, April 4-12
Classes and worship services are Sundays, unless otherwise noted. Consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc.
First Congregational: 42 Park St. Services canceled. Pastor: The Rev. Mike Mullany, 413-743-1677.
St. John Paul II Parish: Services at Notre Dame and St. Stanislaus Kostka Church have been canceled.
Yoked Parish of Becket: No services.
First Baptist: 32 North St. Visit First Baptist Church of Cheshire on Facebook for updates.
United Methodist: 197 Church St. Worship canceled.
St. Mary's: 159 Church St. Services canceled.
ARK Community Church: 45 North St. Worship canceled. Stay safe and help your fellow neighbor in need. Info: arkcommunitychurch.org.
Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene: 165 North St. Worship: 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot. Tune your radio to 92.7 FM for a service. Remain in your car and enjoy music and a message from the Lord.
Dalton United Methodist Church: 755 Main St. Pastor Stephanie Filiault; Linda Fischer, organist. The 10 a.m. Sunday worship can be viewed on via Facebook Live. Information: umcdalton.org.
First Congregational: 514 Main St. No in-house worship. All services are live streamed at Facebook.com/FirstCongoDalton or through Zoom. Virtual worship with Communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Pascual will preach on Matthew 21:1-11. His message, "Who is This?" examines how knowing the truth is not the same as doing the truth. What are some of the things we know to be true and yet fail to act accordingly? Tom Towne, deacon and lay reader. Maundy Thursday: Service of the Word with Holy Communion at 6 p.m. Stephanie Morris, deacon. Kate Caton will provide music at all services. No Sunday school.
Florida Baptist Church: 71 Church Road. Services are discontinued until further notice.
First Church of Christ, Scientist: The church meets at St. James Place, 352 Main St., East Room. Service information at csgreatbarrington.blogspot.com.
Grace Church: 67 State Road. An Episcopal Community in the Southern Berkshires. The 10 a.m. in-person Sunday service has been canceled and will be held via Zoom, an online platform; visit graceberkshires.org for more information. The Rev. Dr. Janet W. Zimmerman, rector.
Living God Fellowship: Interdenominational church located at 420 Stockbridge Road, Jenifer House Commons. Pastors: Dr. Collins and Cheryl Lein. Sunday services start at 10 a.m. and involve expressive contemporary worship, teaching and a coffee hour. Currently, we are not conducting regular services. The Sunday teaching is available that afternoon on a podcast: lgfellowship.net/Podcasts/
Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire: 1089 Main St., Housatonic. The church is closed to the public. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday will be available online. Visit uumsb.org for the link.
Hancock Baptist Church: Main Street. Sunday worship canceled.
First Congregational Church, UCC: 129 Maple St. The Rev. Jennifer Kimball, pastor; Walter Ulmer, organist. Sunday services have been canceled.
St. Luke's Episcopal: Village Church, South Main Street, Route 7. Services canceled.
First Congregational: 25 Park Place. Open and affirming. Private Sunday morning services by the Rev. Bill Neil will be recorded via Zoom and placed on the church's website, ucc-lee.org, and Facebook page (Lee Congregational Church, UCC) until we are able to reopen our doors. Drop-off site for the Lee Food Pantry. The church office remains open during the week at 413-243-1033, email@example.com or ucc-lee.org.
Open Door Church: 87 Summer St. Jim Guenther, pastor. Weekly in-person worship services have been suspended. Join us on Facebook for a live stream of the weekly 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Visit opendoor4you.com for information.
St. Mary, Mother of the Church: 140 Main St. Services canceled.
Church on the Hill: 169 Main St. Worship will be available online by 9 a.m. Sundays at lenoxucc.org/blog. The Rev. Liz Goodman will podcast her preaching for streaming or download.
St. Helena's Chapel: 245 New Lenox Road, 413-637-0073. Services canceled. Morning prayer available online at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Visit sthelenaschapel.org for more information.
Trinity Episcopal: Corner of Kemble & Walker streets, 413-637-0073, the Rev. Michael Tuck. Services canceled. Morning prayer available online at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Visit trinitylenox.org for more information.
United Methodist Church: 6 Holmes Road, behind NBT Bank. Sunday services and all other church activities are canceled through April 6. For updates, visit lenoxumc.org or call 413-445-5918.
All Saints Episcopal: 59 Summer St. Services canceled.
Blackinton Union: 1373 Mass. Ave. Sunday worship canceled. Sermon is available at blackintonunionchurch.com. The Rev. Raymond Monroe, pastor.
First Baptist: 131 Main St. Church and office are closed. The Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. will be live streamed at facebook.com/firstbaptistnorthadams.
First Congregational Church: 134 Main St. Worship via "Zoom" at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Carolyn Peck will lead the worship. Members have been notified and given instructions on how to do this via computer or phone. If you have not been contacted and wish to participate in our worship service, email Dave Rhoads at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living Hope Community Church: 45 River St. "Love Never Fails." Worship and events canceled until further notice. Pastor: Larry Jones Jr. 413-662-2260.
Mount Greylock Baptist: 35 Notch Road. Live streaming video at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Visit facebook.com/mountgreylockbaptist for more information.
New Hope United Methodist Church: Virtual worship gathering will take place on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Sunday. Visit new-hopeumc.org for more information.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary: 68 Marshall St. Masses, Stations of the Cross can be viewed on Northern Berkshire Community Television channel 1301 and St. Elizabeth's Facebook page. Palm Sunday: 10 a.m. Mass; Wednesday: 7 p.m. Tenebrae Mass; Holy Thursday: 7 p.m. Mass; Good Friday: The Stations of the Cross at noon; Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 3 p.m.; Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass at 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday: 10 a.m. Mass. Sermon focuses — Palm Sunday: "Jesus, humbling himself out of love for us, did not shield his face from the buffets and spitting, but offered his life on the cross. He relied on his Father's love"; Holy Thursday: "Before the feast of Passover, Jesus celebrates the Last Supper in which he gives us his Body and Blood"; Good Friday: "Entrusting his life to the Father, Jesus bore our infirmities, and, obedient unto death, won for us eternal salvation"; Easter Vigil: "Alleluia! The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone! If we have died with Christ, we shall also rise with him and pass from death to life"; Easter Sunday: "On this day of days we offer a joyful sacrifice of praise to the Father who raised his Son from the dead. Let us be intent upon the life Christ offers us, Christ our Passover who has been sacrificed."
The Salvation Army: 393 River St. No worship.
St. Mary of the Lakes: 72 North Main Road. Services canceled.
Peru Congregational: 2 West Main Road. No service. At this time, the 10 a.m. Sunday worship services will be a week to week decision. For sermons, visit thepastor.faith site on YouTube.com and click on Norman Lee. Information: 413-655-2613.
Berkshire Dream Center Church: Nondenominational church at 475 Tyler St. A place to belong, a place to believe. Sunday worship will be live streamed at 11 a.m. on the Berkshire Dream Center Church Facebook page. Pastors Jesse and Katelyn Miner.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 470 East New Lenox Road. All Sunday gatherings are on hold.
First Baptist: 88 South St. Worship at 10 a.m. celebrates Palm/Passion Sunday. The Sheila Sholes-Ross's sermon, "Who Is This Man?" is based on John 12:27-32. The church building is closed however worshipers may tune into PCTV-1301 on Spectrum Cable for viewing purposes. The service will also be live streamed on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Pittsfield, MA); "friend" the church and the link to the live stream will appear.
First Church of Christ, Congregational: Park Square, 27 East St. Sunday worship is suspended until further notice, but worship via Zoom is available. Visit firstchurchpittsfield.org for more details.
First Church of Christ, Scientist: 17 Wendell Ave. Worship canceled until further notice.
First United Methodist: 55 Fenn St. No in-person worship will be held. Video services with "Love Feast" will be posted to the FUMC Pittsfield channel on YouTube.com on Sunday afternoons each week following the Lenten lectionary. Meals will be provided in take-away bags at the usual times.
Pilgrim Memorial Church: 249 Wahconah St., 413-447-7443. Donna J. Swiers, lay minister. All services are restricted to 10 people. Traditional Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Those who prefer not to attend but would like to receive palms are invited to come to the church between 9:30 and 9:45 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Traditional Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Those who prefer not to attend but would like to receive Communion are invited to come to the church between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. Easter Sunday: Two identical traditional services at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
Pittsfield Church of Christ: 826 Valentine Road. Worship: 11 a.m. Bible classes: 10 a.m.
St. Charles: 89 Briggs Ave. Services canceled. Drive by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. The Blessed Sacrament will be in the window on the front porch during this time. No walk-up please and cars should only stop long enough to pray one Glory Be. Good Friday: Relic put back in the cross with the Angelus at 9 a.m., removed at 7 p.m. Holy Saturday/Easter: Purple drape will be changed to note the Resurrection. Take a moment to pause during the day before the cross of our resurrected Lord. For more details, visit the church's Facebook page or stcharlespittsfield.org.
St. Stephen's Episcopal: Park Square, 67 East St. All in-person church services have been canceled for the time being. Visit ststephenspittsfield.org, and the Facebook page, St. Stephen's Parish, Pittsfield MA, for updates on virtual services being offered.
South Congregational: 110 South St. There will be no in person worship at South Church. Instead a virtual worship experience will be available online at southchurchpittsfield.org and on our Facebook page. At those sites there will be Palm Sunday and Holy Week reflections with readings, hymns, a special litany, and the sharing of online communion. This time of uncertainty and grief is also an opportunity to receive afresh into our lives the steadfast love of God that is at the heart of the Gospel story. South Church is an "Open and Affirming" congregation welcoming all and seeking to be a nourishing presence in our community.
The Salvation Army: 298 West St. No worship.
Unitarian Universalist Church: 175 Wendell Ave. Affirming justice, equity and compassion in human relations. Services canceled.
Zion Lutheran: 74 First St. Worship is being conducted remotely on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Sundays. Visit facebook.com/zionlutheranpittsfield or zionlutheranpittsfield.org for a link.
Berkshire Community Church, Congregational: 45 Cemetery Road. Worship at 10:30 a.m. will be live streamed on Facebook indefinitely. This Sunday's service will observe Palm/Passion Sunday and celebrate Communion. The Rev. Angela Raciti will offer the message. Please consider joining us as we journey on.
Richmond Congregational Church, UCC: 1515 State Road. Services suspended. The Rev. Janet McKinstry, pastor.
Christ Trinity Church: 180 Main St. An Episcopal and Lutheran congregation. Services will be live streamed on Facebook. Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. includes special music by J.S. Bach from the St. Matthew Passion performed by violinist Jorge Avila, organist Nancy King and alto Trudy Weaver Miller. Easter Sunday worship at 10 a.m. April 12. Visit facebook.com/ChristTrinitySheffield.
First Congregational: 125 Main St., Route 7. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Visit firstuccsheffield.org for more information. We are an open and affirming congregation. Pastor: The Rev. Jill D. Graham.
First Congregational: 4 Main St. In-person worship is canceled until further notice. FCC will live stream worship at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Visit stockbridgeucc.org for more information.
St. Joseph Church: 11 Elm St. Services canceled.
St. Paul's Episcopal: 29 Main St. In-person worship suspended until further notice. St. Paul's will be worshiping virtually via Zoom. Visit stpaulsstockbridge.org for more information.
Congregational Church: 45 Main St. Worship canceled.
Community Bible: 160 Bridges Road. Worship canceled.
First Baptist: 731 Main St. Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Message: "Rock Song" based on Luke 19:28-44. Maundy Thursday service at 6 p.m. and Good Friday service at 6 p.m. Easter Sunday "Sonrise" service at 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. worship. Services will be live streamed; visit fbcwilliamstown.org for details and links. Pastor: Chuck St. John.
First Congregational: 906 Main St. No in-person worship.
Saints Patrick & Raphael Roman Catholic Parish: 63 Southworth St. Services canceled.
Second Congregational: 81 Hancock Road. Worship canceled. Visit secondcongregationalchurch.org for virtual service information.
Windsor Congregational: 1941 Route 9. Worship canceled.
The Christian Community Movement for Religious Renewal: The Blue Church at 10 Green River Lane. Services canceled until further notice. Hugh Thornton and Liza Marcato, priests. 413-717-5826.
United Methodist: Route 346. Worship canceled.
St. Joachim Parish: 342 Tunnel St. Worship canceled.
St. John Bosco: 818 Main Road. Worship canceled.
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