Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church

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, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg (service is live streamed at, 10 a.m.; adult and children’s choir Christmas Eve concert, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Prayer meeting, 7 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 8 p.m.

Dec. 30: Men’s coffee hour at Bcon Corner, 6:30 to 8 a.m.

Believers’ Fellowship Center, Johnstown

Sunday: Christmas Eve — praise and worship service, 10 a.m.; Pastor Philip Carey’s message, 10:30 a.m.; children’s ministry Christmas presentation, 11:30 a.m.; no Sunday school during the Christmas Eve service.

Tuesday: No corporate prayer and no evening service.

Bleecker Community Church

Sunday: Church service with Joyce Royal, certified supply pastor, 9 a.m.

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 Pastor Tim Gregson, 9:30 a.m. Nursery care is available for ages 0-5 years during the service. No Sunday school; Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m.

Edinburg United Methodist Church

Sunday: No 9:30 a.m. service this week only; annual Christmas Eve candlelight service at 3 North Shore Road, Edinburg, 6 p.m. Refreshments served following service.

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

Sunday: Christmas Eve worship, 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve candle lighting services, 7:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Monday: Office closed for Christmas.

Tuesday: Captain Youth Program, 3:30 to 7 p.m.; hand bell rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 30: Food pantry distribution, 10 to 11 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin

Sunday: Sunday school, the second and fourth Sunday of the month (time will change in January 2018), 9:15 a.m.; worship service led by the Rev. Linda Martin, 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve services, 6:30 and 10 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown

Sunday: Senior choir rehearsal, 9 a.m. nursery, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; fellowship and refreshments, 11:30 a.m.; Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m.

Monday: Office closed.

Tuesday: Office hours, 12:45 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; office hours, 12:45 to 4 p.m.

Friday: Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dec. 30: 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: Worship with Pastor Kathy Reese and Forever Rely on God’s Son (FROGS) Sunday school, 11 a.m.; Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Pastor’s office hours, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Methodist boutique open, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Pastor’s office hours, 3:30 to 8 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.

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

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

Fonda Reformed Church

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

Monday: Office closed.

Tuesday: Women’s Bible study, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Food pantry open, 5 to 6 p.m.

Thursday: Men’s breakfast, 9 a.m.; food pantry open, noon to 2 p.m.

Friday: Men’s prayer group, 6:15 a.m.

Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Choir practice, 9 a.m.; Christmas Eve fourth Sunday of Advent celebration — traditional service and children’s time, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:45 a.m.; fellowship in fellowship hall, 11:30 a.m.; Christmas Eve family candlelight service, 7 p.m.

Monday: Office closed for Christmas.

Tuesday: Office closed.

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

Free Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.; worship with child and youth classes, 10:30 a.m.; candlelight Christmas Eve service at 33 Bleecker St., Gloversville, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: No Food Outreach.

Wednesday: No Food Outreach.

Glen Reformed Church

Sunday: Christmas Eve morning worship led by Elder Melissa Vrooman at Fultonville Reformed Church, which will include lighting of the Advent wreath and the Christ candle, 10:30 a.m.; a celebration of Jesus’ birthday at a traditional candlelight service including special music, candle lighting and a reading — worship led by Pastor Thomas J. Flander Jr. at Glen Reformed Church, 7 p.m. Karen Kosinski will serve as lay reader. Vrooman, guest elder, will deliver the junior message and families are encouraged to bring their children. Each attendee can take home a piece of Jesus’ birthday cake.

Grace Lutheran Church, Johnstown

Sunday: Morning Advent service, 10:15 a.m.; candlelight Communion carol service, 3 and 10 p.m.

Johnstown Church of the Nazarene

Sunday: Services, 10 and 11 a.m.

Johnstown Reformed Church

Sunday: Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship service — children’s Christmas program, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Christmas caroling, 6 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 7-12, 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.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; fellowship, 11:45 a.m.; Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7 p.m.

Monday: Closed for Christmas.

Mayfield United Methodist Church

Sunday: Choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday school, 11:15 a.m.; fellowship time, noon; Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7:30 p.m.

Thrift shop closed through Jan. 15, 2018.

Northampton United Methodist Church at Fish House

Sunday: Choir rehearsal, 8:30 a.m.; worship service, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 p.m.

North Bush United Methodist Church, Caroga Lake

Sunday: Sunday service with Lay Supply Pastor Ron Talbott, 9 a.m.; Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m.

North Main Street United Methodist Church, Gloversville

Sunday: Pastor’s office hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; family worship service, 10 a.m.; candlelight service with Communion, 7 p.m.

Monday: Office closed for Christmas Day.

Tuesday: Office closed.

Wednesday: Wednesday morning work group, 9 a.m.; church office hours, 12:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday: Church office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; pastor’s office hours, 3 to 9 p.m.; Thursday evening prayer group, 7 p.m.

Friday: Church office hours, 12:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Northville United Presbyterian Church

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

St. Ann’s Church, Wells

Sunday: Christmas Eve service beginning with a children’s pageant followed by Mass, 4 p.m.

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.; Sunday Mass celebration of the Nativity, 8:30 a.m.; Christmas Eve vigil, 9 p.m.

Monday: Christmas morning Mass, 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Prayer group in rectory — all welcome, 2 p.m.

Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.

St. James Major Church, Lake Pleasant

Monday: Christmas morning Mass, 9 a.m.

St. Joseph’s Church, Broadalbin

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

Sunday: Mass celebration of the Nativity, 10:30 a.m.; children’s Christmas pageant, 3:45 p.m.; Christmas Eve Mass, 4 p.m.

Monday: Christmas Mass, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Thrift store open, 5 to 7:30 p.m.; bingo, 7 p.m.

Friday: Mass and rosary, 8:30 a.m.

Dec. 30: Thrift store open, 9 a.m. to noon.