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August 24, 2013

Church directory


Newburyport Daily News

---- — ADVENT CHRISTIAN

Four Corners Advent Christian Church, 5 Farm Lane, Seabrook, 603-474-2691. Services: Sunday, 10 a.m., Children’s Church, 9:30 a.m.

ANGLICAN

All Saints’ Anglican Church of Amesbury, 67 Friend St., Amesbury, 978-388-0009, www.allsaintsamesbury.org. 9:30 a.m. service with Holy Eucharist, blended music (traditional hymns and contemporary praise) and worship. Nursery provided at 9:45 a.m.

ARMENIAN

The Armenian Church at Hye Pointe, services held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, 110 Main St., Haverhill, 978-372-9227. Morning service, 9 a.m., Divine Liturgy, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship hour after church services.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

Healing Rain Ministries Assembly of God, Seabrook, 603-601-0656 or 603-205-4865. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m.

Newburyport Assembly of God, 13 Hale St. (off corner Hale and Low streets), Newburyport, 978-462-9833. Morning worship service, 10:30 a.m., with nursery care; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bible study.

BAPTIST

First Baptist Church, 147 Main St., Rowley, 978-948-2583. Service: worship, 9:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church, Route 108 at 2 North Main St., Newton, N.H., 603-394-8007. Service: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Child care provided.

Grace Reformed Baptist Church, 98 Kimball Road, Amesbury, 978-388-3232. Sunday worship 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Child care available.

Immanuel Baptist Church, 45 Central St., Ipswich, 978-356-2010. Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. Child care available.

Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market St., Amesbury, 978-388-0930. Sunday worship, 10 a.m.

New Life Community Church, 186 East Main St., Georgetown, 978-352-6771. Worship service, 10 a.m.

South Hampton Baptist Church, 10 Jewell St., South Hampton, N.H., 603-394-7765. Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.; Thursday Bible Study, 12:30 p.m.

CHRISTIAN

New England Christian Church, 246 Lafayette Road, Salisbury, 978-463-3149, newenglandchristianchurch.org. Sunday service, 10:30 a.m., with Children’s Service, 0-5 years and 6-11 years; Wednesday Midweek Service, 7 p.m. Children’s Church, 7 p.m., Youth Group, 7 p.m.; Saturday Prayer (adult only), 6 p.m.

CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE

Haverhill Alliance Church, 284 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill, 978-374-0646. Service: 9 a.m. Children’s Church, ages 4 to grade four, 9 a.m. Nursery care available. Wednesday, youth group for grades 7-12, 6:30 p.m.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 22 Inn St., Newburyport. Services July-August: Sunday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Testimonies of Healing, 7:30 p.m. Call 978-255-1031 for more information.

Christian Science Reading Room, 22 Inn St., Newburyport, 978-255-1031. Open to public. A bookstore with Bibles, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and other works by Mary Baker Eddy, and magazines with examples of contemporary spiritual healing. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST

Church of Christ (non-instrumental), 867 Lafayette Road located mile north of Main Gate Seabrook Station), Seabrook, 603-474-2660, 603-926-5367. Family Bible School, 10 a.m.; Morning worship, 11 a.m.; Evening worship, 6 p.m.; mid-week Bible study, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Groveland Church of Christ, in the home of David Johns, 366 Center St., Groveland, 978-373-5342. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. www.newtestamentchurch.org.

CONGREGATIONAL

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 27 Church St., Merrimac, 978-346-8400. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. Activities for children ages pre-K through grade 2 during worship.

CONSERVATIVE CONGREGATIONAL

Rand Memorial Congregational Church, 134 South Main St., Seabrook, 603-474-2703/474-5205. Services: Sunday worship, 11 a.m. and evening service, 6 p.m.; Church School, 9:45 a.m.

West Newbury Congregational Church, 308 Main St., West Newbury, 978-363-2673, ccinwn@juno.com, www.westnewbury.org. Family Worship, 9:30 a.m. Children’s Church for pre-K through grade 4 will be held during the worship service. Nursery care provided.

EPISCOPAL

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 895 Main St., West Newbury, 978-462-4244, www.allsaintswestnewbury.org. Sunday Service of Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. Web site: www.AllSaintsEpiscopalChurch.org.

Christ Episcopal Church, 1035 Lafayette Road (Route 1), Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-8842. Sunday, Sung Mass, 9 a.m., Rite II incense omitted in summer); Tuesday, 7 a.m. Mass followed by optional Bible breakfast; Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Mass with healing; Thursday, 6 p.m. Angelus and Peace Mass.

St. James Episcopal Church, 120 Main St., Amesbury, 978-388-0030, www.stjamesamesbury.org. Sunday summer service, 9:30 a.m., with lemonade following worship. Christian Education classes resume in September.

St. James Episcopal Church, 119 Washington St., Groveland, 978-373-1270, www.saintjamesgroveland.org. Service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for children, 9:15 a.m. (September-June); Adult Formation offering, September-June.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 166 High St., Newburyport, 978-465-5351. Holy Eucharist Sunday 9 a.m. Child care available at 8:45 a.m. Adult Forum and Youth Forum on recess for the summer.

GREEK ORTHODOX

Annunciation Church, corner of Harris and Park streets, Newburyport, 978-465-5757. Orthos, 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 9 a.m. Coffee hour after services.

INTER-DENOMINATIONAL

Hope Community Church, 11 Hale St., Newburyport, 978-463-HOPE, Web site: www.hope-community-church.com. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. Nursery and Kids’ Church available. Various small groups and Bible studies available during the week.

Seeds of Hope Mission Church, 110 Haverhill Road, Suite 360, Amesbury, 978-204-5296 or 508-423-8969. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.

Union Chapel, Willow Avenue across from Fuller Gardens), North Hampton, N.H. Sunday service, 11 a.m.

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

Kingdom Hall, 179 Storey Ave., Newburyport, 978-462-7422. Sunday Bible talk, 1 p.m. Watchtower study, 1:55 p.m.

Kingdom Hall, Amesbury Congregation, 179 Storey Ave., Newburyport, 978-465-8682. Sunday public talk, 10 a.m.; Watchtower study, 10:55 a.m.

JEWISH

Congregation Ahavas Achim, Washington and Olive streets, Newburyport, 978-462-2461. Saturday Shabbat service, 9 a.m. Friday Night Service, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. All families are welcome. The Tisha B’Av service, Monday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.

LUTHERAN

Our Savior Lutheran Church, Route 1, Topsfield, 978-887-5701. Sunday worship, 8:15 and 10:45 a.m.; Summer Sunday School, 9:20 a.m. Nursery care provided.

MORMON

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jewett Street, Georgetown, 978-352-8156. Sundays: Sacrament meeting, 9 a.m.; Sunday School and Primary, 10:15 a.m. Priesthood, Relief Society & Young Women, 11:05 a.m. Youth Group on Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Enrichment meeting every second Tuesday, 7 p.m.

NON-DENOMINATIONAL

Beth Qowl (The House of Yahweh’s Voice), Senate Room of The Hampshire Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 20 Spur Road, Seabrook, bethqowl@yahoo.com. Service: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Insight Meditation Center of Newburyport, 443 Middle St., West Newbury, 978-499-0325, meditate@imcnewburyport.org, www.IMCNewburyport.org. Programs: Monday, 7 p.m., Intro to Insight Meditation Class; Tuesday, 7:45-8:30 a.m., Drop-in Morning Sitting; 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Drop-in Half-Day Retreat; Wednesday, 7–8:45 p.m., ongoing classes; Thursday, 7:45–8:30 a.m., Drop-in Morning Sitting; 6:45–7:30 p.m., Drop-in Evening Sitting; Saturday and Sunday, half- and full-day retreats and special events.

QUAKERS

Friends (Quaker) worship, Sundays at 10 a.m. at the historic Friends Meeting House in Amesbury, corner of Friend and Greenleaf streets. Worship is based on meditative silence and shared messages. Education programs for children are available that include spiritual, Quaker and Bible-based lessons. Adult education and sharing sessions are held occasionally after meeting for worship. For more information, contact Meeting Clerk Samuel Baily, 978-255-1133.

PRESBYTERIAN

First (Old South) Presbyterian Church, Federal and School streets, Newburyport, 978-465-9666. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.; child care available.

ROMAN CATHOLIC

Holy Family Parish, 6 Allen’s Court, Amesbury, 978-388-0330. Saturday, 4 p.m. Mass; Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m. Daily Mass: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.

Holy Redeemer Parish, 4 Green St., Merrimac, 978-346-8604, e-mail: nativityparish@verizon.net. Masses: Saturday Mass 4:30 p.m. from July 5-Aug. 2 at St. Ann and Aug. 9-Sept. 6 at Nativity; Sunday Masses: 8:15 a.m. at Nativity, 10 a.m. at St. Ann. Daily Masses: Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. at St. Ann; Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. at Nativity.

Immaculate Conception Parish, Green Street, Newburyport, 978-462-2724. Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass, 7:15, 9, 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Church, Seabrook Beach, Seabrook. Saturday Mass, 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, 8:30 and 10 a.m.

St. Mary Catholic Parish Family, St. Mary Church, 94 Andover St., Georgetown, and St. Mary Church, 202 Main St., Rowley, 978-352-2024 or 978-948-3344, www.SaintMaryParish.org, e-mail, Rectory@parishmail.com. Masses: Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Georgetown; Sunday, 9 a.m., Rowley, 11 a.m., Georgetown; Daily Mass, Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m., Rowley; Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m., Georgetown.

St. Patrick Parish, 114 Center St., Groveland, 978-372-6044. Mass for July and August: Saturday, 4 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Daily Mass: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m., in the chapel on Salem Street. Reconciliation, Saturday, 3 p.m.

Star of the Sea Chapel, 161 North End Blvd., Salisbury Beach. Services: Saturday Mass, 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass, 9:45 a.m. Weekday Mass, Friday at 9 a.m.

Star of the Sea Church, 18 Beach Road, Salisbury Center, 978-465-3334. Saturday Mass, 6 p.m.; Sunday Mass, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Weekday Masses: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.

THE SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army, 40 Water St., Newburyport, 978-465-0883. Coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; morning worship service, 10 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 11:15 a.m. Women’s Craft Fellowship first and third Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.; Girls’ Night Out second and fourth Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; youth programs will start in September.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 171 Main St., Amesbury, 978-388-3352. Worship Service Saturday, 11 a.m. Sabbath School, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Community Services Center, 1 Osgood Place, is open for public assistance Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.; Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon.

UNITED

Trinity United Church (American Baptist, United Church of Christ, United Methodist), 103 Lafayette Road, Seabrook, 603-474-7900, office@trinityuchurch.com. American Baptist, United Methodist, United Church of Christ. Service: 11 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship hour. Handicapped accessible.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport, an open and affirming church of the United Church of Christ, 978-465-7734, e-mail, bellevillechurch@verizon.net, Web: http://mysite.verizon.net/bellevillechurch/history.html. Worship service, 9:30 a.m. for July in the Meeting House, 9:30 a.m. for August at First Parish Church of Newbury, 20 High Road.

Byfield Parish Church, 132 Jackman St., Georgetown, 978-352-2022. Sunday service, 9 a.m. Nursery care provided. Handicapped accessible.

Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, 978-465-0533. E-mail: central.church@verizon.net, Web site: www.centralchurchnewburyport.org. Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. Child care provided. Open and Affirming, handicapped accessible.

First Congregational Church, 7 Andover St. (Route 133), Georgetown, 978-352-8443. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.

First Congregational Church, 175 Main St., Rowley, 978-948-3993. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. Fellowship time follows worship.

First Parish Church, 20 High Road (Route 1A), Newbury, 978-465-5597. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. for July at Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport, and 9:30 a.m. for August at First Parish Church.

Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St. off Route 113), Groveland, 978-372-3463. Sunday service, 10 a.m., nursery and toddler care. Coffee hour after worship. Summer Sunday School for ages children through grade 6.

Main Street Congregational Church, 145 Main St., Amesbury. Web site www.main-street-church.org or e-mail office@main-street-church.org. Sunday service, 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship time after service.

Union Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 350 Main St., Point Shore, Amesbury. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship after service. Web site is www.unioncongregational.com. E-mail address is pastor@unioncongregational.com.

UNITED METHODIST

Community United Methodist Church, 6 Central St., Byfield, 978-465-3953. Sunday service, 9 a.m., with Summer Fun Sunday School and nursery provided; Wednesday, 6 p.m., Celebration Dinner and Worship; Thursday Summer Worship, 7:30 p.m.

East Parish United Methodist Church, Salisbury, 8 Lafayette Road, 978-465-8940. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. Child and nursery care is available during worship.

First United Methodist Church, 146 Main St., Amesbury. Sunday services, 10 a.m.

Merrimacport United Methodist Church, River Road, Merrimacport. Sunday service, 11 a.m. Wednesday evening worship service at 7 p.m.

People’s United Methodist Church, 64 Purchase St., Newburyport, 978-465-5145. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. Praise music sung at 8:45 a.m. Handicap accessible.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST

First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport, 978-465-0602. Summer services at the First Congregational Society-Unitarian, Hampton Falls, N.H., 10:45 a.m. Services resume in September in Newburyport.

UNITY

Unity on the River, 58 Macy St. (Route 110), Amesbury Plaza, Amesbury. 978-834-7830, www.unityontheriver.org. Sunday services: 10 a.m. Meditative evensong prayer service each Wednesday at 7 p.m.