Area Religious Services, March 21-22

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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.


First Baptist: 15 Commercial St. Worship: 10:15 a.m. Sunday & 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Bible class: 9 a.m. Sunday. Elders: Donald Gray, Charles Konieczny and John Gray.

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. Worship: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by coffee and fellowship.

United Methodist: 197 Church St. Worship canceled.

St. Mary's: 159 Church St. Services canceled.


ARK Community Church: 45 North St. Worship canceled for the remainder of March. Stay safe and help your fellow neighbor in need. Info:

Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene: 165 North St. Services for the next few weeks are canceled. We are praying for the end of this virus and looking forward to Easter to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

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:

First Congregational: 514 Main St. A virtual worship service will be available at 9:30 a.m. Sunday via the internet; visit for more information. There is no in-house worship. The Rev. Henry Pascual will preach on John 9:1-41. His sermon will focus on the ethical issues of compassion and love than blame and shame. Deacon of the week is Stephanie Morris. Lay reader is Beth O'Connor. There is no Sunday school. Music provided by Kate Caton.


Florida Baptist Church: 71 Church Road. No worship this Sunday.


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. Information:

Grace Church: 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 for more information. The Rev. Dr. Janet W. Zimmerman, rector, will lead the midweek Eucharist at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday at 67 State Road (chapel and office).

Living God Fellowship: Interdenominational church located at 420 Stockbridge Road, Jenifer House Commons. Pastors: Dr. Collins and Cheryl Lein. Sunday gathering: 10 a.m.

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 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.


Berkshire Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church: 900 Cheshire Road. Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Worship at 10:50 a.m. Saturday.

Berkshire Union Chapel: Route 8. Praise and worship: 9:15 a.m.; worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school: 10:30 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. William D. Furey.

St. Luke's Episcopal: Village Church, South Main Street, Route 7. Services canceled.


First Congregational: 25 Park Place. Open and affirming. Sunday services are suspended for March 22 and 29. The church is available via phone, 413-243-1033; email at;; and Facebook. Drop-off site for Lee food pantry.

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 for information.

St. Mary, Mother of the Church: 140 Main St. Services canceled.


Church on the Hill: 169 Main St. Vespers worship at twilight has been canceled through the month of March.

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 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 for more information.

United Methodist Church: 6 Holmes Road, behind NBT Bank. Sunday worship and all church activities through Saturday, March 28, are canceled. For updates, visit or call 413-445-5918.


Christian Harvest Center: 199 Mallery Road. Worship: 10 a.m.; women's fellowship: 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: Joseph D. Slonski.


All Saints Episcopal: 59 Summer St. Services canceled.

Blackinton Union: 1373 Mass. Ave. Worship: 10 a.m.; Sunday school: 10:30 a.m.; Bible study: 1 p.m. Thursday. 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 streamed live at

First Congregational: 134 Main St. Worship at 10 a.m. The Rev. Carolyn Peck will lead the worship.

Living Hope Community Church: 45 River St. "Love Never Fails." Contemporary worship: 10:30 a.m. Children's church, Bible study, active youth ministry. Pastor: Larry Jones Jr. 413-662-2260.

Mount Greylock Baptist: 35 Notch Road. Live streaming video at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Visit for more information.

New Hope United Methodist Church: Virtual worship gathering will take place on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Sunday. Visit for more information.

Northern Berkshire Christian Church: 55 Harding Ave. Worship: 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Robert Bellofatto.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary: 68 Marshall St. Services canceled.

The Salvation Army: 393 River St. Nondenominational worship: 11 a.m.; Sunday school: 10 a.m. Capt. Katherine Corno.


St. Mary of the Lakes: 72 North Main Road. Services canceled.


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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. Information: 413-655-2613.


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. Fellowship follows. Deaf ministry is available. Pastor: The Rev. David J. Beguin.

First Baptist: 88 South St. Worship at 10 a.m. celebrates the fourth Sunday in Lent. The church building is closed however worshipers may tune into PCTV-1301 on Spectrum Cable for viewing purposes. The service will also be streamed live on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Pittsfield, MA); "friend" the church and the link to the live stream will appear. The Rev. Sheila Sholes-Ross' sermon, "The Armor Series, Part III — Salvation: Are You Sure About Yours?" is based on Romans 10:9-10.

First Church of Christ, Congregational: Park Square, 27 East St. Worship service is suspended. The Sanctuary will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. for anyone to enter and sit in silent prayer. The Rev. Cara Davis will be present. Information: 413-447-7351 or

First Church of Christ, Scientist: 17 Wendell Ave. Worship and Sunday school: 10:30 a.m. Topic: "Matter." Golden Text: 1 John 5:6." Wednesday testimony meetings: 7:30 p.m. Reading room open 11 a.m. to noon Friday, additional hours by appointment.

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 on Sunday afternoons each week following the Lenten lectionary. Meals will be provided in take away bags at the usual times.

Morningside Baptist: 475 Tyler St. Worship at 9:30 a.m.

Pilgrim Memorial Church: 249 Wahconah St., 413-447-7443. Donna J. Swiers, lay minister. Worship at 10 a.m. Sermon: "Welcome, Sweet Springtime," based on Song of Solomon 2:11-12. Service postponed from March 15.

Pittsfield Church of Christ: 826 Valentine Road. Worship: 11 a.m. Bible classes: 10 a.m.

St. Charles: 89 Briggs Ave. Services canceled.

St. Stephen's Episcopal: Park Square, 67 East St. Services canceled.

Second Congregational Church, UCC: 50 Onota St. Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m. Communion and fellowship first Sundays. All welcome.

South Congregational: 110 South St. No in person worship this week. A virtual worship experience will be available online at and on our Facebook page. At those sites the Rev. Joel Huntington and Becky Crane will reflect on the power of fear that drive humans apart and the power of love that creates community. There will also be a dramatic reading of John 9:1-41, prayers for the community, and special music. South Church is an open and affirming congregation welcoming all and seeking to be a nourishing presence in the community.

The Salvation Army: 298 West St. Sunday School/Christian Education at 10 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. All are welcome.

Unitarian Universalist Church: 175 Wendell Ave. Affirming justice, equity and compassion in human relations. Services canceled.

Zion Lutheran: 74 First St. Worship: 10 a.m.


Berkshire Community Church, Congregational: 45 Cemetery Road. Worship service at the church has been suspended. Instead, the 10:30 a.m. service will be live streamed on Facebook through April 5. The plan for future services will then be re-evaluated, based on mandates and recommendations made to maintain the health and safety of all. Please join us to hear God's Word at a time it is needed most.

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. Sunday worship will be broadcast live on Facebook at 10 a.m.,

First Congregational: 125 Main St., Route 7. Worship at 10 a.m. Sunday via Zoom. Visit 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 9:45 a.m. each Sunday. Visit 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 for more information.


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 canceled.


Community Bible: 160 Bridges Road. Worship canceled.

First Baptist: 731 Main St. Worship at 10 a.m. will be live streamed; visit for details and links. Message: "Jesus Says, 'I Know,'" based on Revelation 2-3. Pastor: Chuck St. John.

First Congregational: 906 Main St. Worship: 10 a.m. Sunday school, child care. Pastor: The Rev. Mark Longhurst. 413-458-4273.

St. John's Episcopal: Park Street. Worship canceled. A live stream will be provided. Visit or for more information.

Saints Patrick & Raphael Roman Catholic Parish: 63 Southworth St. Services canceled.

Second Congregational: 81 Hancock Road. Worship canceled. Visit for virtual service information.

White Oaks Congregational: 480 White Oaks Road. Bible study: 10 a.m.; Worship: 11 a.m.; Sunday school: 11:15 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Sue Stewart. 413-458-4633.


Windsor Congregational: 1941 Route 9. Worship canceled.


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 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. 413-717-5826.


Congregational Church: Route 346, North Pownal. Worship: 10 a.m.; Sunday school: 11:15 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Michael Carrel, 616-307-2057.

United Methodist: Route 346. Worship canceled.


First Baptist: Main Street. Worship: 9 a.m. Prayer meeting: 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday. Pastor Rick Gramlin.

St. Joachim Parish: 342 Tunnel St. Worship canceled.


St. John Bosco: 818 Main Road. Worship canceled.

Stamford Community: Main Road, Route 8. Worship: 9:30 a.m. Pastor: James LaMothe.


Community Church: 6653 Route 100. Worship: 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school: 9:30 a.m. Pastor Rick Gramlin.

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