Area Religious Services, Feb. 9-10
Classes and worship services are Sundays, unless otherwise noted. Consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc.
First Baptist: 15 Commercial St. Worship: 9 a.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
First Congregational: 42 Park St. Worship: 10:15 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship; Sunday school: 10 a.m. Nursery.
St. John Paul II Parish: 21 Maple St. Masses: 4 p.m. Saturday, 10:15 a.m. Sunday at Notre Dame; 8 a.m. Sunday at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (Hoosac and Summer streets).
Yoked Parish of Becket: Services at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 22 YMCA Road.
First Baptist: 32 North St. Worship: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by coffee and fellowship. Bible study: 9:45 a.m. Sunday for adults and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
United Methodist: 197 Church St. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
St. Mary's: 159 Church St. Mass: 4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday; 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday.
ARK Community Church: 45 North St. Worship: 10 a.m.
Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene: 165 North St. Worship: 9:30 a.m.
Dalton United Methodist Church: 755 Main St. Pastor Stephanie Filiault; Linda Fischer, organist. Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Coffee Break for Women (women's Bible study), from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays. All are welcome!
First Congregational: 514 Main St. Worship at 9:30 a.m. in sanctuary. Community lunch at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Florida Baptist Church: 71 Church Road. Worship at 11 a.m. Sermon by Pastor Dan Lampron: "The Ten Commandments, Part Two."
First Church of Christ, Scientist: The church meets at St. James Place, 352 Main St., East Room. Sunday service and Sunday school at 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday testimony meeting at 7 p.m.
Grace Church: An Episcopal Community in the Southern Berkshires. Services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Crissey Farm; 12:05 p.m. Thursday at 67 State Road (chapel and office). The Rev. Dr. Janet W. Zimmerman, rector.
Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire: 1089 Main St., Housatonic. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Speaker: Jan Hutchinson. Sermon: "Stories of the Human Heart." Music: Hilda Banks Shapiro.
Hancock Baptist Church: Main Street. Sunday worship at 9 a.m. Pastor Chuck Mosher will lead the service with his message, "Life of Christ No. 39, The Sermon On The Mount No. 13: 'Inward Purity,'" with scripture reading from Matthew 5:27-30.
First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ: 129 Maple St. The Rev. Jennifer Kimball, pastor; Walter Ulmer, organist. Worship, Sunday school and nursery at 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee and refreshments in Fellowship Hall. Sermon: "Teach Me to Fish." Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Berkshire Union Chapel: Route 8. Praise and worship: 9:15 a.m.; worship: 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school: 10:30 a.m.
North American Martyrs Chapel: 151 Old State Road, Berkshire. Mass: 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
St. Luke's Episcopal: Village Church, South Main Street, Route 7. Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m. Sunday. Morning prayer at 9 a.m. Mondays.
First Congregational: 25 Park Place. Open and affirming. Worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Bill Neil's sermon: "I'm Here, Send Me!" Celebration of the 109th birthday of the founding of Boy Scouts of America. "Godly Play" children's program at 10:30 a.m. Sing for Joy Parkinson's Singing Group at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Bible study, Boy Scouts, Weight Watchers, and AA meetings also available. Drop-off site for Lee Food Pantry.
Open Door Church: 87 Summer St. Jim Guenther, pastor. Sunday services include worship from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. with child care for birth through second grade followed by a Fellowship Time before Bible Study classes for all ages which are from 11:10 a.m. to noon. Short term Bible studies during the week are listed at www.opendoor4you.com.
Church on the Hill: 169 Main St. Worship at 10:30 a.m. celebrates the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany with music by Debussy, Kabalevsky and Rebikoff; word from Luke 5; and sermon, "Try Again." Open and affirming congregation. All are welcome! Pastor: The Rev. Dr. John A. Nelson.
United Methodist Church: 6 Holmes Road, behind NBT Bank. Worship at 10 a.m. Children's class during service. Pastor Nami Yu will share what it takes to be a true disciple of Jesus Christ as expressed in the Gospel of Luke 5:1-11. Adult Christian education class at 9 a.m. is studying Adam Hamilton's book, "Unafraid."
Christian Harvest Center: 199 Mallery Road. Worship: 10 a.m.
All Saints Episcopal: 59 Summer St. Worship: 4 p.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Blackinton Union: 1373 Mass. Ave. Worship: 10 a.m.
First Baptist: 131 Main St. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
First Congregational: 134 Main St. Worship at 10 a.m. in the Assembly Hall space. The Rev. Carolyn Peck will lead the worship. Message: "It's Not About You." Michael Daunis will lead the choir and other music. Sunday school and infant toddler care available. Open and affirming congregation. All are welcome.
Living Hope Community Church: 45 River St. "Love Never Fails." Contemporary worship: 10:30 a.m. Children's church, Bible study, active youth ministry.
Mount Greylock Baptist: 35 Notch Road. Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.; worship: 10:30 a.m.
New Hope United Methodist Church: Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1493 Mass Ave.; 11 a.m. at Williamstown Commons.
Northern Berkshire Christian Church: 55 Harding Ave. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrew's Episcopal: 1493 Mass. Ave. Worship: 9:30 a.m.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary: 68 Marshall St. Masses: 4 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Sermon focus: "Isaiah, a man of unclean lips, beholds the Lord's glory in the temple and is sent on mission. Simon, a sinner, responds to the mission of Jesus by becoming a disciple. Paul, the persecutor, speaks of his call to preach nothing but Christ crucified and risen." Confessions: Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Pastor: The Rev. Dariusz Wudarski.
The Salvation Army: 393 River St. Nondenominational worship: 11 a.m.; Sunday school: 10 a.m.
Peru Congregational: 2 West Main Road. Worship at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Pastor Norman Lee will present a sermon through the scriptures. A basket on the pulpit will receive questions about the Bible. A children's sermon will be presented. Fellowship time and refreshments follow in the Chapel. Annual reports from officers are now past due.
Berkshire Dream Center Church: Nondenominational church at 475 Tyler St. (Morningside Baptist Church). A place to belong, a place to believe. Worship begins at 11 a.m. All are welcome. Pastors Jesse and Katelyn Miner.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 470 East New Lenox Road. Sacrament meeting: 10 a.m.; Sunday school: 11:15 a.m.; Relief Society/Priesthood/Primary: noon.
Evangelical Free Church: 389 Cheshire Road. Worship and Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.
First Baptist: 88 South St. Worship at 10 a.m. celebrates the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany. The Rev. Sheila Sholes-Ross's sermon, "The Call to Obedience and the Possibility of Danger!" is based on Exodus 1:8-21. All are welcome.
First Church of Christ, Congregational: Park Square, 27 East St. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
First Church of Christ, Scientist: 17 Wendell Ave. Worship and Sunday school: 10:30 a.m. Topic: "Spirit." Golden Text: Romans 8:16. Wednesday testimony meetings: 7:30 p.m. Reading room open 10 a.m. to noon Monday and Friday.
First United Methodist: 55 Fenn St. Worship, children's Sunday school, and nursery at 10 a.m. Free community breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Epiphany season sermon series, "God is Really With Us." Reading: Luke 5:1-11. Sermon: "Called Where We Work." Handicap accessible. All are welcome.
Morningside Baptist: 475 Tyler St. Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. followed by coffee and fellowship. Pastor Steve Buchauer's sermon, "Turned and Be Healed," is based on Isaiah 6:1-13.
Pilgrim Memorial Church: 249 Wahconah St. Worship: 10 a.m. Sermon: "God's Love for Use and Our Love for God" is based on Psalm 36:7. Lay minister: Donna J. Swiers.
Pittsfield Church of Christ: 826 Valentine Road. Worship: 11 a.m.
Reigning Love Church: 235 East St. Pastors Brian and Laurie Reynolds. Sunday service at 10 a.m. Child care for birth to fifth grade. Youth group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
St. Stephen's Episcopal: Park Square, 67 East St. Weekly Eucharists at 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. All are welcome.
Second Congregational Church UCC: 50 Onota St. Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m.
South Congregational: 110 South St. Worship: 10 a.m. Nursery care and church school.
Unitarian Universalist Church: 175 Wendell Ave. Affirming justice, equity and compassion in human relations. All are welcome. Sunday service at 10 a.m.
Zion Lutheran: 74 First St. Worship: 10 a.m.
Berkshire Community Church, Congregational: 45 Cemetery Road. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday followed by refreshments and fellowship. The Rev. Angela Raciti will offer the message based on Luke 5:1-11 and Isaiah 6:1-8. Sunday school for children and adults at 9:15 a.m. All are welcome to join our church community on a journey of faith.
Richmond Congregational Church, UCC: 1515 State Road. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. The Rev. Janet McKinstry, pastor. Mark Kelso, director of music. Come, join us!
Christ Trinity Church: 180 Main St. An Episcopal and Lutheran congregation. Beer & Hymns from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Big Elm Brewing. Worship at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday.
First Congregational: 125 Main St., Route 7. Worship: 10 a.m. Call to worship: Alicia Brazie. Anthem: "Seek and You Will Find" by Natalie Sleeth. Scripture lessons: Psalm 138, Luke 5:1-11. Message: "In the Same Boat." We are an open and affirming congregation. Pastor: The Rev. Jill D. Graham.
First Congregational: 4 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m. Open and affirming congregation.
St. Paul's Episcopal: 29 Main St. Sunday services at 8 and 10 a.m.
Tyringham Union Church: 128 Main Road. Evening vespers service at 5 p.m. Sunday led by the Rev. Janet McKinstry. Come join us.
Congregational Church: 45 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m. Open and affirming congregation.
Community Bible: 160 Bridges Road. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
First Baptist: 731 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m. Message: "Closing Audit," based on Revelation 20:11-15. Annual meeting and potluck luncheon to follow. Hillcrest ministry at 2:30 p.m. PowerUP at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: Chuck St. John.
First Congregational: 906 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m.
St. John's Episcopal: Park Street. Holy Eucharist: 8 and 10 a.m.; Weekday Eucharist: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Saints Patrick & Raphael Roman Catholic Parish: 63 Southworth St. Masses: 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 8:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday.
Second Congregational: 81 Hancock Road. Worship: 9 a.m. Children's time, special music, Sunday school.
White Oaks Congregational: 480 White Oaks Road. Bible study: 10 a.m.; Worship: 11 a.m.
Windsor Congregational: 1941 Route 9. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Services led by Pastor Heather Juby. Coffee, refreshments and fellowship to follow. All are welcome.
The Christian Community Movement for Religious Renewal: The Blue Church at Ten Green River Lane. The Act of Consecration of Man, the renewed form of the Mass, is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Sundays, and 9 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. We gather in the house of the spoken word where the indelible freedom of the human spirit is honored. Hugh Thornton and Liza Marcato, priests.
Congregational Church: Route 346, North Pownal. Worship: 10 a.m.; Sunday school: 11:15 a.m.
United Methodist: Route 346. Worship at 9 a.m., followed by coffee time.
First Baptist: Main Street. Worship: 9 a.m.
St. Joachim Parish: 342 Tunnel St. Mass: 10:30 a.m.
St. John Bosco: 818 Main Road. Vigil Mass: 4 p.m. Saturday. Stamford Community: Main Road, Route 8. Worship: 9:30 a.m.
Community Church: 6653 Route 100. Worship: 10:30 a.m.
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