DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

March 27, 2014

RELIGION SERVICES


Derry News

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Abundant Grace Church: Sunday worship and healing services at 10 a.m. with nursery care and children’s church available. Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m. Located at 127 Rockingham Road, Derry. For more information, call 432-0510 or visit abundantgracenh.com.

Calvary Bible Church: Located at 145 Hampstead Road, Derry. The Good Friday service will be held at 7 p.m. on March 29. The Resurrection Sunday service will begin at 9 a.m. on March 31. The choir will sing and the message will include video interviews highlighting what a “new life in Christ” is all about. All are welcome. Child care will be provided at both services. For more information, call 434-1516 or visit cbcderry.org.

Central Congregational Church: Worship begins at 10 a.m. with nursery care available. Fellowship hour to follow the service. The church is at 14 Crescent St. in Derry. Call 434-4411 or visit centralcongochurch.org.

Church of the Transfiguration, Episcopal: A member of the Interfaith Campus in Derry, enjoys traditional Sunday worship at 8 and 10 a.m. Nursery care available from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Located at 1 Hood Road, Derry. Call 432-2120 or visit dcoft.org.

Etz Hayim Synagogue: Shabbat worship services are held every Friday at 7:15 p.m. Located at 1 1/2 Hood Road, Derry. With Rabbi Bryna Milkow. Community members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 432-0004 or visit etzhayim.org.

First Baptist Church: Located at the corner of East Broadway and Crystal Avenue, Derry. Call 432-3482 or fbcderry.com.

First Parish Church: Worship begins at 10 a.m. There is nursery coverage each Sunday. Located at 47 East Derry Road. Call 434-0628 or visit fpc-ucc.org.

Granite United Church: Services will be held at Barka Elementary School, 21 Eastgate Road, Derry. Pastor Anthony Milas will broadcast via video on a huge screen. The local pastor and team is led by Joe and Cari Maldonado and Mike and Ashley Tinney. The church offers group meetings during the week, a place for students to hang out, and projects for local community programs. Call 893-4065 or visit GraniteUnited.com.

Holy Cross Church: Sunday worship 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Located at 187 Hampstead Road, Derry. Call 437-9544 or holycrossderry.org.

Journey Church, a Church of the Nazarene: meets Sundays at 5 Tinkham Ave. in Derry. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. for all ages, with worship service, Children’s Church and nursery at 11 a.m. The youth group meets Sunday night at the church, and Journey Groups, small groups, meet on Sunday night and throughout the week in homes. The Rev. Edward Frost is senior pastor. He can be reached at 548-5287. Call the church office at 216-5155. For more information, visit journeynh.org or email communications@journeynh.org.

LifeWay Community Church: The church meets Sundays at the Hood Middle School at 5 Hood Road. Sunday worship celebration is at 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:15 a.m. Youth and children have a special church block suited for their season of life. Call 603-845-6601 or visit lifewaychurch.net.

North Ridge Church: North Ridge Church is a nondenominational Christian church. The Sunday morning service is at 10:15 a.m. and features a live band and multimedia. Kids’ Church meets at the same time. Services are held at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry. Visit NRchurch.net.

Seventh-day Adventist Church of Derry: Saturday worship is at 11 a.m. Sabbath school, 9:30 a.m. The church is at 7 Brook St. in Derry. Call 537-0624 or sda-derrynh.org.

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church: Worship service is held each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School is available. An evening service will be held on Good Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. Easter sunrise services are held jointly with First Baptist Church and begin at 6:30 a.m. on March 31, at First Baptist Church. A light breakfast will follow. St. Luke’s traditional Easter service will be held at 10:30 a.m. St. Luke’s is at 63 East Broadway in Derry. The church is wheelchair accessible and hearing-enhancement receivers are available. Susan K. Walker is pastor. Call 434-4767 or visit stlukesumcnh.org.

St. Thomas Aquinas: Saturday Mass is at 4:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass is celebrated at 8 and 10:30 a.m., and 6 p.m. The church is at 26 Crystal Ave. in Derry. Visit stthomasderry.org.

The Salvation Army: Worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Children’s and Adult Sunday School is at 10 a.m. The Salvation Army is located at 18 Folsom Road, Derry. For more information, call 434-7790.

Chester

Chester Congregational and Baptist Church: Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m. and Children’s Sunday School is at 10:15 a.m. Sunday Service is at 10:30 a.m. Communion is received the first Sunday of the month. The church is located at 4 Chester St. Call 887-4799, email chesterchurchoffice@gsinet.net or visit chesterchurch.org.

Fellowship Bible Church of Chester: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m.; morning worship is at 10:45 a.m.; and evening worship is at 6 p.m. The church is at 48 Rod and Gun Club Road in Chester. Call 887-2599 or visit fellowshipbiblechester.org.

Londonderry

BridgeWay Christian Church: Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays and at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays for Prayer Lift. Pastor Ron Gann is currently preaching through the New Testament. The church is at 182 Rockingham Road, located in the Tower Hill Business Park. Call 759-7120 or visit bridgewaychristianchurch.org.

Church of the King: Sunday worship services begin at 10 a.m. Monthly evening worship is the third Sunday of the month. Church of the King meets at 1-E Commons Drive, Units 28 and 29 in Londonderry, behind Londonderry Commons shopping plaza. Steve Pauwels is pastor. Call 437-1574.

Londonderry Baptist Church: Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m., worship is at 11 a.m. and the Sunday afternoon service is at 1 p.m. The church is at 368 Mammoth Road. Call 437-5623 or visit good-news-for-you.org.

Londonderry Christian Church: Sunday morning worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Nursery care is available at both times. Sunday School is available for all ages including adults at 9:45 a.m. Youth group for grades six through 12 meets Sundays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The church is at 372 Mammoth Road in Londonderry. Call 432-4630.

Londonderry Presbyterian Church, PCUSA: Worship service 10:30 a.m. with children’s Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship after the service. All are welcome. Located at 126 Pillsbury Road, at the corner of Pillsbury and Mammoth roads. Visit lpcnh.net.

Londonderry United Methodist Church: Sunday school at 10 a.m.; with traditional worship services at 7:45 and 11 a.m. and The Living Well contemporary service at 9 a.m. Nursery care available. The church is at 258 Mammoth Road in Londonderry. Call 432-7083 or visit londonderryumc.org.

Orchard Christian Fellowship: Worship services are Sundays at 9 a.m. Kids’ Church meets every Sunday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Continuous childcare from 9 a.m. to noon through age 5. Call 425-6231, email info@orchardnh.org or visit orchardnh.org for more information.

St. Jude Parish: Mass is celebrated Saturdays at 4 p.m.; Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. and noon; and Mondays through Thursdays at 8 a.m. The church is at 435 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. The Rev. Robert Couto is pastor. Call 432-3333.

St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church: Saturday Mass is celebrated at 5 p.m.; Sunday Masses are celebrated at 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m. St. Mark is at the intersection of Mammoth and South roads in Londonderry. Call 432-8711.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: Two liturgies of Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. Church school for children in kindergarten through seventh grade is at 9:45 a.m. Nursery care for infants and toddlers is available during the 10 a.m. service. Holy week services: Maundy Thursday service, March 28 at 7 p.m.; Good Friday service, March 29 at 7 p.m.; Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil service, March 30 at 7 p.m.; and Easter Sunday services, March 31 at 8 and 10 a.m. All are welcome. The church is at the corner of Mammoth Road and Peabody Row in Londonderry. For information about upcoming events, call 437-8333.

Other communities

Atkinson Congregational Church: Worship services are Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday school is offered following the children’s sermon and continues to the end of worship service. Fellowship hour and refreshments follow every service. The church is at 101 Main St. in Atkinson. The Rev. Paul H. Dionne is pastor. Call 362-5519 or visit atkinsoncc.org.

Bethel Baptist Church: Sunday school is held at 10 a.m.; morning worship is at 11 a.m.; and Sunday evening worship is held at 6 p.m. The Rev. Norm Bennett is pastor. The church is on Route 101A in Danville. Call 895-4555.

East Hampstead Union Church: Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. Paul A. Sweet is pastor. The church is at 225 East Main St. in East Hampstead. Call 378-0683.

First Baptist Church of Salem: The Sunday morning worship celebration begins at 10 a.m. Childcare and children’s programming are available during the services. Youth groups meet Wednesday and Sunday evenings; family night, Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. Family Night begins with a free meal at 6 p.m., and classes for all ages from 7 to 8 p.m. The church is at 101 School St. in Salem. Call 893-9191.

First Baptist Church: Sunday morning worship service is at 10 a.m. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Children attend church with their parents and then proceed to their Sunday School classes after the children’s story. Refreshments and fellowship follow the worship service in Colcord Hall. The Church is handicap accessible. All are welcome. The church is at 122 Main St., Plaistow. Call 382-5075, email FirstBaptistChurchPlaistow@gmail.com or visit fbcplaistow.org.

First Christian Church of Newton: Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Mitchell Green is pastor. The church is at 5 Amesbury Road in Newton. Call 382-5464 or visit firstchristianchurchofnewton.org.

First Congregational Church of Pelham: Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Day care is provided during the service for infants and toddlers. All are welcome. The Rev. Bill Ferguson is pastor. The First Congregational Church is at 2 Main St. in Pelham. Call 635-7025 and visit pelhamucc.org.

First Congregational Church of Salem: Sunday worship 10 a.m. Church school and nursery care available. Refreshments are served after the service. Services are led by the Rev. Carolyn Keilig. Church school classes are offered for children. If interested in registering one’s child for this program, email the Christian Education Director at CE@FCC-Salem.org. Several services are being offered during Holy week. Maundy Thursday service will be held on March 28, at 7 p.m. The Easter sunrise service will be held on March 31, at 6:30 a.m. at the Salem Center Park Gazebo. Casual dress is encouraged, and a breakfast will be served in Fellowship Hall at the church immediately following the service. An additional Easter celebration will be held at 10 am in the sanctuary of the church including special music featuring the youth and senior choirs. Wheelchair accessible. Noah’s Nursery is staffed and available for childcare during all Sunday services. The church is at 15 Lawrence Road in Salem. Call 893-3421 or visit FCC-Salem.org for more information.

Hampstead Congregational Church: Regular Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. The church is at 61 Main St. in Hampstead. Call 329-6985.

Hannah Tenney Memorial United Methodist Church: Sunday worship, church school and nursery at 11 a.m. The church is located at 290 Main St. in Salem. Call 898-2785.

Holy Angels Church: Sunday Mass is celebrated at 11 a.m. and Saturday Mass at 4 p.m. Located at 8 Atkinson Depot Road in Plaistow. Call 382-8324.

Island Pond Baptist Church: Sunday school and adult Bible fellowships meet at 9 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m., with a special children’s service for grades one through four. Sunday evening service starts at 6 p.m. The church is at 26 North Salem Road in Hampstead. Call 329-5959 or visit islandpondbc.org.

Manchester Assembly: Sunday service is from 9:30 to 11 a.m., the young adult service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Good Friday service will be on March 29, at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service will begin at 9:30 a.m. on March 31. Free coffee will be offered prior to the service. The church is located at 45 Myles Drive in Auburn. For more information, contact the church office at 482-2272, email info@manchesterassembly.org or visit manchesterassembly.org.

New Creation Healing Center: Chapel service for patients, clients and the general public every third Thursday of the month at 12:15 p.m. The center is at 148 Plaistow Road (Route 125) in Plaistow.

Pleasant Street United Methodist Church: Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. The church is located at 8 Pleasant St. in Salem. Call 898-2501.

Providence Baptist Church: Sunday worship 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.; basic training youth meetings are Sundays at 6 p.m.; and midweek Bible studies are also featured. The church is at 410 Pleasant St. in Epping. Call 679-8918.

Rockingham Church: Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Steve Murray is pastor. Call 887-4194, or visit rockchurch.org.

Salem Bible Church: Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.; Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.; Sunday morning prayer meeting is at 8:45 a.m.; and Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study are at 7 p.m. The church is at 11 Ermer Road in Salem. James Delany is pastor. Call 898-4258 or visit salembible.org.

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church: The church is at 187 East Road, Hampstead, one-quarter mile south of Route 111. The church will offer “Rhythms of Grace” on the first Saturday of the month. Hear a bible story, interact in therapeutic arts and crafts projects and share gluten-free communion in a child-friendly environment. The program is designed to meet the spiritual needs of children and their families living with autism-spectrum disorders and other special needs. The service is non-denominational and staffed by trained volunteers. Handicapped accessible. Call 329-4674, email nhrhythmsofgrace@gmail.com or visit saintcs.org for more information.

St. John’s Anglican Church: Meets at the Hannah Tenney Methodist Church in Salem on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. Call 275-5371.

St. Matthew Parish: Saturday Masses are celebrated at 4 p.m. and Sunday Masses at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Donald Gilbert is pastor. The church is at 2 Searles Road in Windham. Call 434-9243.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church: Sunday worship is at 8:45 a.m. and bible study for adults at 10 a.m. Rock Church Ministries will present the Easter portion of “The Story — The Musical” on Saturday, March 30, at 7 p.m. The church is on Route 121A in Sandown. Call 887-4922 or visit stmattumc.org.

Trinity Church: Sunday worship is at 2 p.m. with Sunday school at the same time. The Rev. Joe Isbister is pastor. Call 382-0273. The church worships at the Newton Junction Baptist Church, 18 West Main St. Call 887-2985.

United Methodist Rockingham Christian Church

Sunday worship at 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. While the new building is being constructed, worship is held at “The Rock” in the Sawyer’s Banquet Facility, 180 Plaistow Road (Route 125), in Plaistow. Call 887-4922, or visit rockchurch.org.

Windham Bible Chapel: Sunday worship is at 11 a.m. The church is at 14 Cobbetts Pond Road in Windham. Jeff Spanos is pastor. Call 898-9899 or visit windhambible.com.

Windham Presbyterian Church: Sunday worship at 9 a.m. Sunday school is also at 9 a.m. The church is in the center of Windham, at the corner of North Lowell and Church roads. Call 432-2150.