Area Religious Services, Aug. 1-2
Worship services are Sundays, unless otherwise noted.
First Congregational: 42 Park St. Worship at 10:15 a.m. via Facebook Live (First Congregational Church of Adams).
St. John Paul II Parish: Masses: 4 p.m. Saturday at Notre Dame; 8 a.m. Sunday at St. Stanislaus Kostka Mission Church.
Yoked Parish of Becket: Church services are being recorded and posted on Facebook (search First Congregational Church of Becket, MA) and YouTube (search Yoked Parish of Becket).
First Baptist: 32 North St. Service information at facebook.com/firstbaptistchurchofcheshire/.
St. Mary of the Assumption Church: 159 Church St. Outdoor Mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
United Methodist: 197 Church St. Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship livestreamed on Facebook.com/CheshireUMC.
ARK Community Church: 45 North St. Summer worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sundays, Aug. 9 and 23. Visit arkcommunitychurch.org for the conference call number. ARK strongly supports social justice and Black Lives Matter.
Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene: 165 North St. Worship at 9:30 a.m. The Sanctuary is open for services or join us by tuning into 92.7 FM or facebook.com/DaltonNaz/live/. Pastor Tom Quattrociocchi will be speaking. Holy Communion will be served.
Dalton United Methodist Church: 755 Main St. Pastor Stephanie Filiault; Linda Fischer, organist. The 10 a.m. Sunday worship can be viewed on Facebook Live. Information: umcdalton.org.
First Congregational: 514 Main St. Virtual worship service at 9:30 a.m. livestreamed at Facebook.com/FirstCongoDalton or through Zoom. No in-house worship. The Rev. Henry Pascual will explore how we can receive comfort and deliverance from God when we are down and out, like Paul in his letter to the Corinthians (2 Corinthians 1:1-11). Holy Communion will be celebrated. Everyone is asked to participate at home. Deacon of the week and lay reader is Tom Towne. Music provided by Kate Caton. Virtual coffee hour will follow.
Florida Baptist Church: 71 Church Road. Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday from automobiles spaced in the parking lot. Dan Lampron, pastor.
Grace Church: 67 State Road. An Episcopal community in the Southern Berkshires. The 10 a.m. Sunday service will be held via Zoom; visit graceberkshires.org for information.
Living God Fellowship: Interdenominational church located at 420 Stockbridge Road, Jenifer House Commons. Pastors: Dr. Collins and Cheryl Lein. Sunday service starts at 10 a.m. and includes expressive contemporary Christian worship and teaching. We are currently meeting together as an inside/outside gathering.
Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire: 1089 Main St., Housatonic. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday will be available online. Visit uumsb.org for the link.
Hancock Baptist Church: Main Street. Sunday service at 9 a.m. at the church led by pastor Chuck Mosher.
First Congregational, UCC: 129 Maple St. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Worship is also available on Facebook Live and YouTube. On YouTube, search for Jennifer Kimball's channel. This week's sermon is "Broken Abundance." No Sunday school or child care.
Berkshire Union Chapel: 191 Old State Road. Praise and worship at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. William Furey, pastor.
First Congregational: 25 Park Place. Open and affirming. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Neil. Sermon, "Wrestling," via YouTube, tinyurl.com/ucc-lee-livestream. Thursday evening AA meetings continue. Other meetings are held via Zoom. Lee Food Pantry drop-off site. Information: Church office at 413-243-1033 or email@example.com.
Open Door Church: 87 Summer St. Jim Guenther, pastor. Worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, worship & prayer service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, in person and livestreamed on Facebook. Information: opendoor4you.com.
St. Mary, Mother of the Church: 140 Main St. Masses: 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 & 11 a.m. Sunday; Daily Mass 7 a.m. Monday-Friday. For in-person Mass information and a link to the livestreamed 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass from St. Joseph's Church in Stockbridge, visit stmarylos.com.
Church on the Hill: 169 Main St. Worship will be outdoors on the front lawn at 11 a.m. Sunday, weather permitting, following COVID-19 guidelines. For online viewing of the service, go to 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. St. Helena's and Trinity Episcopal will join together for morning prayer at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Information: trinitylenox.org.
Trinity Episcopal: Corner of Kemble & Walker streets, 413-637-0073, the Rev. Michael Tuck. Services canceled. Trinity and St. Helena's Chapel will join together for morning prayer at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Information: trinitylenox.org.
United Methodist Church: 6 Holmes Road, behind NBT Bank. Sunday services and all other church activities are canceled. To access the Sunday service online, visit lenoxumc.org or call 413-445-5918.
All Saints Episcopal: Join us at 59 Summer St. for a parking lot service at 10 a.m. in the church's west side parking lot and on Facebook live (like us on Facebook - All Saints Berkshires). Services can be viewed at 1 p.m. Sundays on Northern Berkshire Community Television channel 1301 and Compline (nighttime prayer service) on Zoom at 8 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. To participate on Zoom, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-664-9656 to provide your email address.
Blackinton Union: 1373 Mass. Ave. Services at 10 a.m. Sunday. Face masks and social distancing required. No Sunday school.
First Baptist: 131 Main St. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. will be livestreamed at facebook.com/firstbaptistnorthadams.
First Congregational Church: 134 Main St. Worship via Zoom at 10 a.m. Sunday led by the Rev. Carolyn Peck. Her message is titled
"Something To Chew On." Michael Daunis, Meghan Gleason and Dennis McGill, tenor, will provide music. Open and affirming congregation. To join the Zoom worship by phone, computer or iPad, call the church office at 413-663-9940 for instructions.
Living Hope Community Church: 45 River St. 413-662-2260. Pastor Larry Jones Jr. Join us at 10:30 a.m. Sundays for a Holy Spirit-filled worship service. Expect a warm and friendly congregation gathering each Sunday eager to hear the Word of God and apply it to their lives. Bible study and prayer at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Visit Facebook for updates and events.
Mount Greylock Baptist: 35 Notch Road. In-person worship and live streaming video at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Information: facebook.com/mountgreylockbaptist.
New Hope United Methodist Church: Virtual worship on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Sunday. Information: new-hopeumc.org.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary: 68 Marshall St. Regular weekend Masses have resumed with a limited capacity at 4 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Face masks and social distancing required. Prerecorded Sunday Mass at 10 a.m. will continue to be aired on Northern Berkshire Community Television, Channel 1301; northadamscatholics.org/s/; and the parish's Facebook page and on YouTube. Sermon focus: "Jesus has pity on the crowd and miraculously feeds them. In his compassion, the Lord answers all our needs, thus renewing his covenant of love with us. Nothing can ever separate us from the love of Christ."
St. Mary of the Lakes: 72 North Main Road. Mass at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. For in-person Mass information and a link to the livestreamed 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass from St. Joseph's Church in Stockbridge, visit stmarylos.com.
Peru Congregational: 2 West Main Road. Summer worship services with Pastor Norman Lee at 10 a.m. Sundays on the church lawn as weather permits. Face masks and social distancing required. No Communion, handouts, music, or refreshments. Bring chairs. Lee's sermons can be found at ThePastor.Faith site on YouTube. Information: 413-655-2613.
Berkshire Dream Center Church: Nondenominational church at 475 Tyler St. A place to belong, a place to believe. Sunday worship livestreamed at 11 a.m. on the Facebook page.
First Baptist: 88 South St. Worship at 10 a.m. will celebrate the ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Although the church building is not open, worshipers may tune into PCTV-1301 on Spectrum Cable for viewing purposes. The service will be livestreamed on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Pittsfield, MA); "friend" the church and the link to the livestream will appear. The Rev. Sheila Sholes-Ross' sermon, "Good Trouble ... Following the Path of Jesus!" is based on Psalm 46 and John 16:33.
First Church of Christ, Congregational: Park Square, 27 East St. Worship on Zoom at 10 a.m. Sundays. Email email@example.com for the Zoom link. All are welcome.
First United Methodist: 55 Fenn St. No in-person worship. Video services with remote communion will be posted to YouTube: FUMC Pittsfield on Sunday afternoons each week. Sunday's text and sermon is Romans 9:1-3, "God Loves the Jewish People Forever." Meals will be provided in take away bags and food shelf bags distributed with the meals at the usual times.
Pilgrim Memorial Church: 249 Wahconah St., 413-447-7443. Donna J. Swiers, lay minister. No service this Sunday.
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church: 89 Briggs Ave. Masses at 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 7:15, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays. The 9:15 a.m. Mass is livestreamed. Weekday Masses at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday. First Saturday Mass at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Sacrament of Reconciliation is available from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Information: stcharlespittsfield.org.
St. Stephen's Episcopal: Park Square, 67 East St. In-person worship at 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday. Preregistration requested at 413-448-8276. Online service continues at 10 a.m. at facebook.com/SaintStephensPittsfield.
Second Congregational Church: 50 Onota St. Service is available on conference call or online at 2 p.m. Sundays.
South Congregational: 110 South St. No in-person worship. Virtual worship available at southchurchpittsfield.org and on our Facebook page. Open & affirming congregation welcoming all and seeking to be a nourishing presence in the community.
Temple Anshe Amunim: 26 Broad St. Erev Shabbat services at 5:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28 and Torah study at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 29, both via Zoom. Visit tinyurl.com/taazoom. Information: 413-442-5910 or ansheamunim.org.
Unitarian Universalist Church: 175 Wendell Ave. Affirming justice, equity and compassion in human relations. Services meeting virtually. See church announcements at uupittsfield.org.
Zion Lutheran: 74 First St. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday at facebook.com/zionlutheranpittsfield.
Berkshire Community Church, Congregational: 45 Cemetery Road. Sunday's 10:30 a.m. worship services will be livestreamed on Facebook. The service is also rebroadcast on PCTV Channel 1301 at 5 p.m. Sundays and 5:30 a.m. Mondays. The Rev. Angela Raciti, pastor. All are welcome to join us on this continuing journey of faith.
Christ Trinity Church: 180 Main St. An Episcopal and Lutheran congregation. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday on Facebook. Visit christtrinitychurch.org for a link.
First Congregational: 125 Main St., Route 7. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Information: firstuccsheffield.org. Open and affirming congregation. Pastor: The Rev. Jill D. Graham.
First Congregational: 4 Main St. FCC will livestream worship at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Information: stockbridgeucc.org.
St. Joseph Church: 11 Elm St. Mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. For in-person Mass information and a link to the livestreamed 9:30 a.m. Mass, visit stmarylos.com.
St. Paul's Episcopal: 29 Main St. Worship at 9 a.m. in the church yard and on Zoom. Information: stpaulsstockbridge.org.
Congregational Church: 45 Main St. Online worship information at weststockbridgeunitedchurchofchrist.org.
First Baptist: 731 Main St. Worship at 10 a.m. at the church. Message: "Battlefield Earth" based on Revelation 12. Psalm Enchanted Evening - Psalm 22 at 6 p.m. Wednesday. In addition to in-person worship, services will be livestreamed; visit fbcwilliamstownma.org for details and links. Pastor: Chuck St. John.
First Congregational: 906 Main St. Virtual worship services at 10 a.m. Sunday. Other services announced at firstchurchwilliamstown.org or contact office@firstchurchwilliamstown with questions.
Saints Patrick & Raphael Roman Catholic Parish: 63 Southworth St. Masses at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Masks and social distancing required.
St. John's Episcopal: 35 Park St. In-person worship suspended. Sunday services available on YouTube; search St. John's Williamstown.
Second Congregational: 81 Hancock Road. No worship in August. Information: secondcongregationalchurch.org.
Windsor Congregational: 1941 Route 9. Sunday 10 a.m. worship via Zoom. Information: facebook.com/windsorcongregationalchurch/.
The Christian Community Movement for Religious Renewal: The Blue Church at 10 Green River Lane. The Act of Consecration of Man, the renewed form of the Mass, is celebrated at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays, and 9 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Sunday services limited to 20. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-717-5249.
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