Area religious activities
Baptist Church of Northville
Sunday: Sunday school, 8:45 and 11:30 a.m. worship service, 10 a.m.; Bible Institute, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Junior high youth group at Pink Chicken, 6 p.m.; senior high youth group at Pink Chicken, 8 p.m.
Thursday: Prayer and praise service, 7 p.m.
Believers’ Fellowship Center, Johnstown
Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; Hebrew Cafe, 10:30 a.m.
Monday: Prayer, 10 a.m.
Tuesday: Mid-week service – bring a verse to share, 7 p.m.
Bleecker United Methodist Church
Sunday: Hymn sing, 10:15 a.m.; and service will be at the Caroga Lake Evangelical Chapel with the Rev. Kathy Reese, 10:30 a.m. St. John’s bell choir will provide special music for the service. There will be a children’s time. Mandatory church conference (plan to attend) at Bleecker UMC with the Rev. Ed Hackett Jr., noon.
Broadalbin United Methodist Church
Sunday: Worship service, 10:30 a.m.; fellowship time after worship.
Tuesday: Women’s Bible study, 6 p.m.; trustees meeting, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Prayer team meeting, 6:15 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.
Sunday: Hymn sing, 10:15 a.m.; interdenominational Protestant worship service will be led by the Rev. Kathy Reese, pastor of the North Bush Methodist Church, 10:30 a.m. St. John’s bell choir will provide special music.
Christian Lake Bible Conference
Monday: Pastor Dwayne Holmes will be the guest speaker, 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday: Bible study, 9 a.m.; Holmes speaking, 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study, 9 a.m.; Holmes speaking, 7:45 p.m.
Thursday: Bible study, 9 a.m.; Holmes speaking, 7:45 p.m.
Friday: Bible study, 9 a.m.; Holmes speaking, 7:45 p.m.
Church of the Holy Spirit, Gloversville
Today: Confessions, 3 p.m.; Mass, 4 p.m.; bingo, 6:45 p.m.
Sunday: Masses, 8:30 and 11 a.m.
Monday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.; liturgy of the hour, 9:30 a.m.; faith sharing in cafe, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.; evening devotion at Holy Trinity Church in Johnstown, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.
Friday: No Mass; No Friday’s Table. Parish office closed for Independence Day holiday.
Community Bible Church, Canajoharie
Sunday: Adult Sunday school class, 9:15 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam
Sunday: Morning worship service with the Rev. Timothy Gregson, 9:25 a.m. Nursery care is available for ages 0-5 years during the service. Sunday school for all ages, 11:25 a.m.; Vespers, 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study, 7 p.m.
Cranberry Creek Community Church, Mayfield
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; morning worship service, 11 a.m.
Wednesday: Ladies of the round table at the home of Jerri Edwards, 9 a.m.; evening prayer meeting and Bible study, 7 p.m.
Edinburg United Methodist Church
Sunday: Worship service, 8:45 a.m.; followed by friendship time.
First Baptist Church of Amsterdam
Sunday: Worship service with Pastor Bill Pitcher, 10 a.m.; fellowship hosted by Rolando and Maria Diaz; Advisory Committee meeting after worship service.
Greeter: Bob Curtiss.
Wednesday: Bible study, 6:45 p.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ, Gloversville
Sunday: Worship hymn sing, 10 a.m.
Friday: Office closed.
First Free Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.; worship with child and youth classes offered, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: No Food Outreach.
Wednesday: No Food Outreach.
Thursday: Mass food distribution at the Elm Street pavilion, 10 a.m. to noon.
First Presbyterian Church, Broadalbin
Sunday: Worship service with guest preacher, Sheena Marie Crosby, and Sam Jackling, worship assistant, 10 a.m.; fellowship time after worship.
First Presbyterian Church, Johnstown
Sunday: Senior choir rehearsal, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.; potluck picnic sponsored by the youth group, 11:30 a.m.
Thursday: Thift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fonda Reformed Church
Sunday: Worship, 11 a.m.; fellowship, noon.
Wednesday: Ecumenical food pantry open, 5 to 6 p.m.; ladies Bible study, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Ecumenical food pantry open, noon to 2 p.m.
Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Choir pratice, 9:30 a.m.; summer worship with children’s time, 10 a.m.; Ad Council and fellowship, both 11 a.m.
Monday: Bible study, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Prayer time, 6:30 a.m.; Sewing Servants, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study, 10 a.m.; Sentimentalists, 3 p.m.
Thursday: One stroke painting, 2:30 p.m.
Fort Plain United Methodist Church
Sunday: Worship service with children’s time, 11 a.m.
Glen Reformed Church
Sunday: Worship with Thomas Flander Jr., 9 a.m. Scripture reading by Allan Taylor. Greeter: Lee Smith. Fellowship ice cream sundae time hosted by Sue Summerfield immediately following worship.
Thursday: Mommy & Me Time for mothers and infants through pre-schoolers – hosted by Jen Wilmot, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For information, call 922-7111.
Grace Lutheran Church, Johnstown
Sunday: Worship with holy communion, 9:15 a.m.
Monday: Cable Channel 16, 5 p.m.
Johnstown Church of the Nazarene
Sunday: Services, 10 and 11 a.m.
Johnstown Reformed Church
Sunday: Worship service with guest minister, the Rev. Karen Patterson, 10 a.m. the Fonda Reformed Church praise-chorus band will lead the service in music; special anthem byMallory Jennings.
Kingsboro Assembly of God
Sunday: Worship, 10:30 a.m. Nursery care and children’s church provided.
Wednesday: Corporate prayer, 6:30 p.m.; youth group for grades 7-12, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; adult Bible study, 7 p.m.
Living Hope Freethinkers
Sunday: Living Hope Freethinkers meets for discussion and fellowship with the Rev. Mel Emurian on the second floor of the First Congregational Church, 31-33 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10:30 a.m. www.lhfreethinkers.com.
Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church
Sunday: Outdoor worship at Dahl’s, 10:30 a.m.
Monday: Session meeting, 6 p.m.
Thursday: Needleworkers, noon.
North Bush United Methodist Church, Caroga Lake
Sunday: No service at this church. Hymn sing, 10:15 a.m. and service with the Rev. Kathy Reese at Caroga Lake Chapel.
Wednesday: Bible study, 6 p.m.; North Bush Ladies quilting, 6:30 p.m.
North Main Street United Methodist Church
Sunday: Family worship – birthday Sunday, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school-nursery, 10:45 a.m.; fellowship time, 11:30 a.m..
Monday: Free lunch Monday, 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Work group, 9 a.m.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Amsterdam
Wednesday: Fortnight for Freedom – exposition of the most blessed sacrament patriotic rosary benediction, 7 p.m.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnstown
Sunday: Holy eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m.; NOAH community free meal, noon.
Monday: Staff meeting, 11 a.m.
Wednesday: Prayer table, 9 to 10 a.m.; Bible study, 10 a.m.; holy eucharist and healing service, 12:05 p.m.; Wednesday work party, 7 p.m.