Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m.

Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m.

Baptist Church of Northville

Sunday: Sunday school for all ages including a baptism-membership class, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching service is live streamed at, 10 a.m.; youth choir at Bcon Corner, 11:15 a.m.; Life Chain in Johnstown, 2 p.m.; free concert by the Dunnemans, 6 p.m.; manup Bible study at Bcon Corner,7 p.m.

Monday: Ladies Bible study at church, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Bible club for grades K-fifth, 2:45 p.m.; girls Bible study, 8 p.m.

Tuesday: Deaconess meeting and Narcan training at Bcon Corner, 99 N. Main St., — open to all, both 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Junior high youth group at Bcon Corner, 6 p.m.; senior high youth group at Bcon Corner, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Prayer and praise service, 7 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 8 p.m.

Oct. 5: Men’s doctrinal study taught by Pastor Andrew Larson at Bcon Corner, 6 to 7:30 a.m.

For more information on all the church’s activities or directions to the church, check out the church’s website at or call the church office at (518) 863-8001.

Believers Family Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Praise and worship service, 10 a.m.; children’s church, 10:30 a.m.; Hebrew’s Cafe, 11:30 a.m.; Life Chain in Johnstown, 2 p.m.

Tuesday: Corporate prayer, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.

Bleecker Community Church  

Sunday: Sunday service with Audie Miller, certified lay pastor, 9 a.m.

Bleecker Street Church of Christ, Gloversville

Sunday: Church worship service, 11 a.m.; children ministry, 11:15 a.m.

Wednesday: Bible study, 6 p.m.

Broadalbin United Methodist Church

Sunday: Sunday school for children and adults of all ages, 9:30 a.m. This week the worship service will be led by the Rev. Keith Beverely, 11 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship. 

Monday: Ecumenical food pantry open, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday: UMW meeting, 1 p.m.; food pantry meeting, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday: UMW fall boutique starts, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; ecumenical food pantry open 9:30 to 11 a.m.; choir practice, 7 p.m.

Friday: UMW fall boutique open, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 5: UMW fall boutique open, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Church of the Holy Spirit, Gloversville

Today:  Confessions, 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.; Mass, 4 p.m.; youth ministry bake sale after 4 p.m. Mass — pie sale pickup in the gym, 3 to 5 p.m.

Sunday: Mass, 11:30 a.m.; youth ministry bake sale after 11:30 a.m. Mass; Life Chain on Route 30A, Johnstown, 2 p.m.

Monday: No daily Mass.

Tuesday: No daily Mass.

Wednesday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Friday: Sisters of the Holy Spirit rummage sale in the gym, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Mass, 8:30 a.m.; Friday’s Table.

Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam

Sunday: Morning worship service with message by the Rev. Timothy Gregson, 9:30 a.m. The message is entitled, “How God Sees Us” based on 2 Samuel 22. Nursery care is available for ages 0-5. Sunday school for all ages, 11:15 a.m.; evening service of song, sharing, prayer and meditation on Daniel 10.

Wednesday: Midweek Bible study and prayer, 7 p.m.

Edinburg United Methodist Church

Sunday: Service, 9 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Johnstown

Sunday: Worship service and junior church, 10 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Bible study, 7 p.m.

Nursery is available at all services.

First Congregational United Church of Christ, Gloversville

Today: Food pantry distribution, 10 to 11 a.m.

Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Captain Youth Program, 1:30 to 5 p.m.; hand bell rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.

Friday: Rummage sale — use rear door — Fremont Street side of building next to NBT Bank, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 5: Rummage sale — use rear door — Fremont Street side of building next to NBT Bank, 9 a.m. to noon. 

First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin

Sunday: Choir practice, 9 a.m.; worship service led by the Rev. Dr. Linda Martin and assisted by Marty Stewart, 10 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship. The nominating committee will have a meeting following worship.

Wednesday: Bible study at Petoff Gardens led by Don Boutelle in lower building, 3 p.m.

Thursday: Women’s study group, 10 a.m.

Oct. 5: Community garden cleanup, 10 a.m. to noon; a picnic will follow cleanup — bring a dish  to share.

First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown

Sunday: Choir rehearsal, 9 a.m.; nursery, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; church school; fellowship and refreshments, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Worship and music committee, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Deacons, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 5: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; free community lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First United Methodist Church of Northville

Sunday: Choir, 10:30 a.m.; worship with lay supply Pastor Ron Talbott and Forever Rely on God’s Son Sunday school (FROGS), 11 a.m.

Tuesday: Methodist boutique open, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.

Friday: Methodist boutique open, 9 a.m. to  12:30 p.m.

Oct. 5: Methodist boutique open, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fonda Reformed Church

Sunday: Adult Bible study and Sunday school, both 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour, 11:45 a.m.

Monday: Mom’s Morning Out, 8:30 a.m.; Girl Scouts, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Seniors, 10:30 a.m.; ladies Bible study, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Mom’s Morning Out, 8:30 a.m.; food pantry open, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Outreach meeting, 6:30 p.m.; praise practice, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Food pantry open, noon to 1 p.m.

Friday: Men’s prayer group, 6:15 a.m.; Mom’s Morning Out, 8:30 a.m.

Oct. 5: Early Risers prayer group, 6 a.m.; open mic night, 6:30 p.m.

Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Praise worship service and choir practice, both 9 a.m.; traditional worship service with children’s time with the Rev. Terrence O’Neill preaching, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:45 a.m.; coffee hour in fellowship hall, 11:30 a.m.; youth group, 5 p.m.

Monday: Bible study with Cindy VanAllen, 1:30 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Bible study with David Truscott, 6 p.m.

Wednesday: Adult coloring, 11:30 a.m.; knitting, 1 p.m.

Free Methodist Church Center of Hope, Gloversville

The following are all at the 33 Bleecker St. location.

Tuesday: Food Outreach, 4 to 6 p.m.

Wednesday: Food Outreach, 9 to 11 a.m.; spiritual formation group on second floor, 6:30 p.m.

Free Methodist Church, Gloversville  

The following are at the Phelps Street location.

Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.; worship with nursery, child and youth classes offered, 10:30 a.m.

Grace Lutheran Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Sunday school and confirmation, 9 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion, 10:15 a.m. The Rev. Flavia Skilbred will be the presiding minister.

Monday: Worship service broadcast on Cable Channel 1301, 5 p.m.

Wednesday: Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Johnstown

Today: Reconciliation each Saturday at Holy Spirit Church, Gloversville, 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.

Sunday: Masses, 8 and 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Daily Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Daily Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 8:30 a.m.; Wednesday devotions at Holy Trinity Church, 3 p.m.

Thursday: Daily Mass at Holy Spirit, 8:30 a.m.

Friday: Daily Mass at Holy Spirit, 8:30 a.m.

Oct. 5: First Saturday Mass at Holy Trinity, 8:30 a.m.

Johnstown Church of Christ

Sunday: Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Bible study, 7 p.m.

Johnstown Church of the Nazarene

Sunday: Services, 10 and 11 a.m.

Johnstown Reformed Church

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Heather Kramer, 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Calvary class, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Choir rehearsal, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: “Local Churches — the Early Days” historical presentation with Noel Levee — open to the public, 7 p.m.

Kingsboro Assembly of God, Gloversville

Sunday: Worship, 10:30 a.m. Nursery care and children’s church provided.

Wednesday: Corporate prayer, 6:30 p.m.; youth group for grades 7 to 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; adult Bible study, 7 p.m.

Life Christian Center, Johnstown

Sunday: Pre-service prayer, 9 a.m.; service, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Bible study online Facebook: William Emmons, 10 a.m.; prayer, 7 p.m.

Friday: The third week monthly — prayer watch, starts at 4 p.m.

Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church

Sunday: Choir warmup, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school and worship, 10:30 a.m.; fellowship, 11:45 a.m.

Monday: Bible study, noon.

Tuesday: Food pantry, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Bible study, 5 p.m.; choir practice, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Needleworkers, noon.

Oct. 5: Craft fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mayfield United Methodist Church

Sunday: Worship service, 11 a.m.; fellowship time, noon.

Tuesday: Thrift shop, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 5: Thrift shop, 9 to 11 a.m.

New Beginnings Bible Church, Canajoharie

Sunday: Adult Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.

New Covenant Community Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Service, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Bible study and prayer meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Northampton United Methodist Church at Fish House 

Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m.

North Bush United Methodist Church, Caroga Lake

Sunday: Worship service with Pastor Ron Talbott, 9 a.m.; coffee hour to follow.

Monday: Choir practice, 6 p.m.


North Main Street United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Family worship with Pastor Joyce Royal, 10:30 a.m.; youth Sunday school, 10:45 a.m.; coffee fellowship, 11:30 a.m.

Monday: Monday free lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Devotional time at Kingsboro Towers in the community room, 11 a.m.

Oct. 5: Safe sanctuary training at Mayfield United Methodist Church, 10 a.m. to noon.

Northville United Presbyterian Church

Sunday: Morning worship with Pastor Rebecca Putman — includes children’s Sunday school and nursery at the church, 161 Reed Street, 10 a.m. Refreshments available following services.

Pilgrim Holiness Church, Northville

Tuesday: Special service with a special speaker, Donald Myers, former pastor of Fox Hill Pilgrim Holiness Church, 7 p.m. The church is on the Mountain Road. All are welcome.

Wednesday: Special service with Myers, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Special service with Myers, 7 p.m.

Friday: Special service with Myers, 7 p.m.

Oct. 5: Special service with Myers, 7 p.m.

Oct. 6: Sunday school, 10 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. The speaker will be Myers.

St. Cecilia’s Church, Fonda

Sunday: Mass, 9 a.m.; faith formation, 10 to 11 a.m.

Baptisms by appointment.

Marriage preparation by appointment.

St. Francis of Assisi, Northville

Sunday: Confession, 8 a.m.; Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Holy eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m.; NOAH meal, noon to 1 p.m.

Monday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Prayer table, 9 to 10 a.m.; food pantry open, 9 a.m. to noon; office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Bible study at 1 Church St., 10 a.m.; holy eucharist, 12:05 p.m.; food pantry open, 4 to 6 p.m.

Thursday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Church, Broadalbin

Today: Confession, 3:15 p.m.; Mass, 4 p.m.

Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m.

Monday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Friday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

By Kerry Minor

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