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July 19, 2012

Religion News and Events


July 19 & 20

"Sky: Everything is Possible with God!" Vacation Bible School program, 9 a.m. to noon, at Chester Congregational and Baptist Church, 4 Chester St. Open to children ages preschool through sixth grade. Children will be involved in a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including games, snack, crafts, music and singing, and Bible stories. Free, but registration is required. There will be a closing celebration on Friday, July 20, 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 887-4799 or email chesterchurchoffice@gsinet.net.

July 21

Spaghetti Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 63 East Broadway, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 434-4767.

July 22

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

July 27

Spaghetti Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Parish Congregational Church, 47 East Derry Road, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 434-0628.

July 29

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

July 30-Aug. 3

"Adventures on Promise Island" Summer Safari 2012, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Londonderry Christian Church, 372 Mammoth Road. For children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Includes dance, missions and music, Bible stories, arts and crafts, snacks, games, and a sports and activities program. There will be a review and cookout on Friday. For more information or to register, call 432-4630 or email officelcc@comast.net.

Aug. 5

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

Aug. 12

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 1 Hood Road, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 432-2120.

Aug. 18

Spaghetti Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 63 East Broadway, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 434-4767.

Aug. 19

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Etz Hayim Synagogue, 1-1/2 Hood Road, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 432-0004.

Aug. 26

Lunch, noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Street, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network.

Aug. 31

Spaghetti Supper,5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Parish Congregational Church, 47 East Derry Road, Derry. Free and open to the community. Donations are accepted, but no pressure. Part of the Greater Derry Community Meals Network. For more information, call 434-0628.

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The Salvation Army, hosts a Supper Club Wednesdays, 4:30 to 6 p.m., for ages 4-12. Bible Study meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Video Game Night is held on the second Friday of the month from 6 to 9 p.m., for ages 12-16. A Family Game Night and Potluck Dinner is held on the last Sunday of the month from 5 to 7 p.m. The Salvation Army is located at 18 Folsom Road, Derry. Call 434-7790.

Island Pond Baptist Church youth group, invites youth, grades nine through 12, to participate in Higher Standard Youth Group. A Youth Group for students in grades 6-8 meets Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study is led by the Rev. Wells at 7 p.m. Men's ministry holds a Bible study on Monday and Thursday evenings at 6:35 and a men's prayer breakfast on the second Saturday of every month at 7:30 a.m. Call 329-5959 or visit IslandPondBC.org.

The Women's Bible study, an interdenominational gathering of women, is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Plaistow Public Library, Main Street in Plaistow. Call 887-2985.

New Creation Healing Center, 148 Plaistow Road (Route 125) in Plaistow, is a collection drop-off spot for those in need. First, and in conjunction with the Lions Clubs International, New Creation accepts and passes on good quality, but no longer needed eyeglasses. In conjunction with the Plaistow Food Bank, New Creation accepts nonperishable food. Call 382-7391.

First Baptist Church of Salem, offers a variety of family and individual ministries during the week. Youth groups meet on Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Family night is held on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and begins with a free meal at 6 p.m. and classes for all ages, 7 to 8 p.m. The church is at 101 School St. in Salem. Call 893-9191.

Windham Bible Chapel, holds Kid's Klub on Fridays. Children, age 4 through grade four, are invited from 6 to 8 p.m. The Evangelical Free Church is at 14 Cobbetts Pond Road in Windham. Call 898-9899 or visit windhambible.com.

Trinity Charismatic Episcopal Church, in conjunction with New Creation Healing Center, holds services of Christian Healing on the first Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. Christian Healing services consist of worship with hymns, prayers and a teaching from the Bible applied to daily life. Trinity Church will offer two Bible studies each week. One is Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pearson home, 23 Faith Drive (off East Road) in Hampstead. Call evenings, 329-7341. The other is Sundays at 6 p.m. at the Isbister home, 23 Scott Lane in Sandown. Call nights 887-2985. Overcomers, a Christian program based on Alcoholics Anonymous, is held Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. A women's Bible study is held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the home of Ronnie Isbister, 23 Scott Lane in Sandown. Call Ronnie Isbister at 887-2985. Every third Thursday, the church co-sponsors half-hour prayer appointments between 1 and 3 p.m. To make an appointment, call the New Creation Healing Center office at 382-7391. Trinity Church worships at the Newton Junction Baptist Church, 18 West Main St. in Newton Junction. Call 382-0273.

St. Thomas Aquinas, offers the Children of Mary Prayer Group. Meetings are on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., in the church. Wednesday staff prayer meetings are held at noon. Charismatic Prayer Meetings are held on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Knitting a Tighter Community meets on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Baby items such as diaper bags, size 2 and 3 diapers (small packages), bottles, baby wipes, onesies and sleepers are needed for the Baby Outreach Program. Bring any donations to the friary office. The church asks parishioners or those who want more information to send their e-mail addresses to staderry@stthomasderry.org. Include name, address and telephone number. This will facilitate sending out information more efficiently. The church is at 26 Crystal Ave., Derry. Visit stthomasderry.org or call 432-5000.

Fall and Winter Thursday Evening Eucharist Service and Bible Study Group, 7 p.m. at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Hampstead. This service provides an opportunity to take a weekday break from one's busy schedule and come to a place of quiet meditation and the sharing of the Holy Meal of Eucharist. This service is often used to celebrate the lives of saints whose feast days come up sometime during the current week.