Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m.

Until further notice, the church is open at 25 percent capaity for each service.

Baptist Church of Northville

This Sunday, Oct. 18: 8:45 a.m. Missions Update; 10 a.m. Morning Worship Service with Downs preaching (morning service is live streamed at through our youtube page and on our Facebook page); 6 p.m. Mission Update; 6 p.m. Jr. High Youth Group (see website for separate location);

Monday: 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Womens’ Bible Study; 2:45 p.m. Bible Club; 7 p.m. “Man Up” Boys’ Bible Study at BCON Corner; 7 p.m. Trustee Meeting; 8 p.m. Sr. High Girls’ Bible Study;

Wednesday: 6 p.m. Sr. High Youth Group at BCON Corner;

Thursday: 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Prayer & Praise Service;

Saturday, Oct. 24: 6 to 7:30 a.m. Men’s Doctrinal Study taught by Pastor Andrew Larson.

All are welcome to attend, but please feel free to stay at home if you are uncomfortable with attending due to age, pre-existing conditions, or if you feel unwell. Please see our website at for more details and updates as well as to watch our livestream.

Believers Family Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Believers Family Church welcomes you to join us for our Sunday morning Praise and Worship service at 10 a.m. and don’t miss out on our live stream service on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on our BFC Facebook page. You will be blessed.

Bleecker Community Church

Sunday: Worship service 9 a.m. every Sunday with Pastor Audie Miller, certified lay minister.

Face masks and social distancing observed.

Bleecker Street Church of Christ, Gloversville

The church is open to 40 to 50 people. Social distancing and masks are a must.

Sunday: Church worship service, 11 a.m. — televised through Facebook.

Broadalbin United Methodist Church

Broadalbin United Methodist Church is holding worship service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. led by Lay Leader Keith Bartholoma, for the month of September. Rev. Keith Beverely will be leading worship starting October 4. Please wear a face mask and 6 foot social distancing is required at all times. If you have any questions regarding the re-opening of the church for worshiping, please call the church office at 518-883-5247.

Church of the Holy Spirit, Gloversville

Monday: No daily Mass.

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. Mass at Holy Trinity.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. Mass at Holy Trinity.

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

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

Saturday: 4 p.m. Vigil Mass at Holy Spirit.

Sunday: 11:30 a.m. Mass at Holy Spirit.

Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam

Join us in person or online (streamed live on our Facebook page (“Covenant Presbyterian Church”) for our Sunday worship service and Wednesday Bible study and prayer.

Sunday: At 9:30 a.m. Worship Service with message by the Rev. Al Tricarico, secretary of Home Missions for the OPC, from Luke 14 entitled “Welcoming the World”.

At 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening service.

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

Pastor Gregson’s sermons can also be found and heard on the website:

Edinburg United Methodist Church

Sunday: Sunday services resumed on June 28. Morning worship at 9 a.m. Up to 32 people are allowed in the sanctuary. Wearing facial masks and social distancing are required.

First Baptist Church of Amsterdam

Sunday: Worship service, 10 a.m. Church building occupancy is limited to 50 percent per state health guidelines.

Wearing a mask and social distancing is required. If you don’t have one, a mask will be provided at the back entrance. A deacon will guide you to a seat, where once seated, you may remove your mask.

Message: The Book of Obadiah

The service can also be viewed on the church’s Facebook page Live.

Sunday, Oct. 18: Continuing collection for Harvest Food and Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child (OCC).

Sunday school at 9 a.m. for adults (junior high and up), ladies only and children.

Monday: Mondays for Men at 9 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 19: 12 to 3 p.m. Assoc. Pastor Sean Haber will be filling in for Pastor Bill’s office hours while he is on vacation.

Tuesday, Oct. 20: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Rise Youth group meets in the back church parking lot for recreation and refreshments.

Wednesday Bible Study and prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m.


First Congregational United Church of Christ, Gloversville

Sunday: Worship 10 a.m. – Stewardship Sunday. The church will allow up to 20 sets of people in the Sanctuary for worship, since attendance is limited, please call the office (518) 725-4304 so I can add you to the list.; we will also have our worship service in the Sanctuary and via Zoom for the foreseeable future

Monday: Trustees 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Handbell rehersal 7 p.m.

Saturday: Church Clean-Up (inside and out) 9 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin

First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin is holding worship service from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Led by Rev. Linda Martin. There is a 6 foot social distancing and face masks must be worn at all times. Please enter through the side door, unless you need the use of the front door ramp. Seating will be taking place in designated pews. If you plan on attending, please call the church ahead of time so we can keep a count. (518-883-8086). If you are uncomfortable attending church, you can park in our parking lot and turn to 101.7FM. We are also continuing to Live Stream Facebook from the sanctuary.

First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown

Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Worship Service in the church and on Zoom.

Thursday: 1 p.m. Bible Study on Zoom.

Thursday and Friday the Thrift Store will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Activities at the church, unless other wise noted, are suspended until further notice. The Worship at Home with Pastor Blake podcast will continue. Pastor Blake is in the church office (762-8263) Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

First United Methodist Church of Northville

Sunday: Worship with Pastor Ron Talbott:  11 a.m. Face masks shall be worn while practicing social distancing.

Fonda Reformed Church

Sunday, Oct. 18: In person Worship, 10:30 a.m. with Communion.  

Tuesday, Oct. 20: 10:30 a.m. Glen-Mohawk Seniors (current members only; not accepting new members at this time).

Tuesday, Oct. 20: Ladies Bible study, 7 p.m.

Oct. 18: AA, 1 p.m.

Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday, Oct. 18: 10:30 a.m. Blended Worship Service; 10:45 a.m. Sunday school.

Sunday Oct. 25: 10:30 a.m. Blended Worship Service; 10:45 a.m. Sunday School

Grace Lutheran Church, Johnstown

Sunday, Oct. 18: 10:15 a.m. Spoken service with Holy Communion. Reservations must be made.

6 p.m. Conformation

Monday, Oct. 19: 5 p.m. Broadcast on Cable Channel 1301; 6 p.m. Bell Choir Practice.

Tuesday, Oct. 20: 6 p.m. Christian Education meeting; 7 p.m. Zoom Bible Study.

Wednesday, Oct. 21: 7 p.m. Zoom Book Discussion.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Johnstown

Rev. Matthew Wetsel, Pastor; Larry Groesbeck, Deacon,

Reconciliation (3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Each Saturday at Holy Spirit, Gloversville.

Sunday: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

8:30 a.m. Daily Masses.

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church; 3 p.m. Devotions at Holy Trinity Church.

Thursday 8:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church.

Johnstown Reformed Church

Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship service. In-person requires face masks and social distancing. Enter the church through the front door. The service will not be recorded for this one week.

Wednesday: 1 p.m. Lectio Divina on Facebook, live.

All other church activities remain canceled. Anyone with pastoral needs or concerns may call the church office at (518)762-7869.

Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church

Sunday: In person worship at 10:30 a.m. Social distancing and face masks will be required.

Services will also be on Zoom and Facebook at 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday:- Food Pantry 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Bible Study on Zoom and Facebook at 6 p.m.

Wednesday: Women’s Association will meet at 4 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required.

Mayfield United Methodist Church

Sunday: We will be meeting in the Mayfield United Methodist Church and out of love and concern for the health of others, we will be abiding by NYS recommendations concerning social distancing and the use of face covering except when seated.

Northampton United Methodist Church at Fish House

Sunday: The church is now open for worship at 9 a.m.

North Bush United Methodist Church, Caroga Lake

Sunday: Sunday 9 a.m. service with Pastor Ron Talbott followed by coffee hour.

North Main Street United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday Service Oct. 18, Laity Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

Face Masks Required  and Social Distancing will be used.

Food Pantry Monday, Oct. 19: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Neighborhood Engagement at Spring St Park Oct. 2 to 5 p.m.

Tastefully Simple Fundraiser Oct 1-Oct 30 – Call (518) 762-7022

All services are posted on Facebook and website @NMSUMC.ORG 

Northville United Presbyterian Church

The Northville United Presbyterian Church has limited in-person church services at 10 a.m. on Sunday. We will also be streaming live on Facebook at  For the in-person services, we will have limited seating and reservations are required. If you want to join us at the church, please call or text Pastor Rebecca at (973) 479-2638.

St. Cecilia’s Church, Fonda

Baptisms by appointment.

Marriage preparation by appointment.

St. Francis of Assisi, Northville

Sunday through Friday: Masses are live streamed on Facebook at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction, live streamed at 8:30 a.m.

Friday: Stations of the Cross with Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction, live streamed at noon.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnstown

In-Person Services (mask required):

Sundays 9 a.m.  

Sundays 4 p.m. (resuming Aug. 9).

Wednesdays 12 noon (resuming Aug. 12)

Weekly Broadcasted Services on Facebook Live:

Sundays – Service at 9 a.m.

Wednesdays – Comedy Hour Bible Study at 10 a.m.

Wednesdays – Compline at 7:30 p.m.

Twin Cities Council of Churches Food Pantry at St. John’s One Church Street:

Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon (mask required).

NOAH Free Community Meal Program:

Takeout meals only at this time

Sundays 12 noon to 1 p.m. (mask required)

St. Joseph’s Church, Broadalbin

Sunday to Friday: Masses are live streamed on the Diocese of Albany Facebook at 8:30 a.m.

By Patricia Older