Area Religious Services, Feb. 9-10

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Classes and worship services are Sundays, unless otherwise noted. Consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc.

ADAMS

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).

BECKET

Yoked Parish of Becket: Services at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 22 YMCA Road.

CHESHIRE

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.

DALTON

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

Florida Baptist Church: 71 Church Road. Worship at 11 a.m. Sermon by Pastor Dan Lampron: "The Ten Commandments, Part Two."

GREAT BARRINGTON

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

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.

HINSDALE

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.

LANESBOROUGH

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.

LEE

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.

LENOX

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."

NEW ASHFORD

Christian Harvest Center: 199 Mallery Road. Worship: 10 a.m.

NORTH ADAMS

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

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.

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PITTSFIELD

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.

RICHMOND

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!

SHEFFIELD

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.

STOCKBRIDGE

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

Tyringham Union Church: 128 Main Road. Evening vespers service at 5 p.m. Sunday led by the Rev. Janet McKinstry. Come join us.

WEST STOCKBRIDGE

Congregational Church: 45 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m. Open and affirming congregation.

WILLIAMSTOWN

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

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.

HILLSDALE, N.Y.

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.

POWNAL, VT.

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.

READSBORO, VT.

First Baptist: Main Street. Worship: 9 a.m.

St. Joachim Parish: 342 Tunnel St. Mass: 10:30 a.m.

STAMFORD, VT.

St. John Bosco: 818 Main Road. Vigil Mass: 4 p.m. Saturday. Stamford Community: Main Road, Route 8. Worship: 9:30 a.m.

WHITINGHAM, VT.

Community Church: 6653 Route 100. Worship: 10:30 a.m.


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