Area religious activities
Baptist Church of Northville
Sunday: Last Missions for October — Sunday school for all ages with Mike Haggard of Gideons International, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Haggard (service is live streamed at baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; youth choir at Bcon Corner, 11:15 a.m.; Nate Weaver with ministry in Papua, New Guinea, 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 through five, 2:45 p.m.; missions board meeting, 6:30 p.m.; girls Bible study, 8 p.m.
Tuesday: Praise band, 7 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.
Nov. 2: 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 baptistchurchofnorthville.org 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.
Tuesday: No corporate prayer; Pastor Virgil Stokes will be the special guest minister, 7 p.m.
Bleecker Community Church
Sunday: Sunday service with Audie Miller, certified lay pastor, 9 a.m. Serene Wheeler will be the pianist.
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.; worship service, 11 a.m.; this week the Durey Creek will be leading worship. Coffee hour follows worship.
Monday: Ecumenical food pantry open 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: Trustees meeting, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Ecumenical food pantry open 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Church of the Holy Spirit, Gloversville
Today: Confessions, 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.; Mass, 4 p.m.; Sisters of the Holy Spirit lasagna dinner, 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: Mass, 11:30 a.m.; trunk or treat in the church parking lot, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Monday: No daily Mass.
Tuesday: No daily Mass.
Wednesday: No daily Mass; Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible in Spirit central, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.
Friday: All Saints Day Masses — at Holy Trinity, 8:30 a.m., at Holy Spirit, 12:10 p.m., at Holy Trinity, 5:30 p.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, “God’s Hall of Fame” based on 2 Samuel 23. Nursery care is available for ages 0 to 5. Sunday school for all ages, 11:15 a.m.; special Reformation Day evening service will be held jointly at Ballston Center Church, 58 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa, 6 p.m.
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 Amsterdam
Sunday: Separate Sunday school classes for men and women and teens to twenties Sunday school class, both 9 a.m.; worship service, 9:50 a.m. Memory verse for October: Ephesians. Message: Isaiah 43:1-5 “Intimacy with God;” John 17 “Elements of Oneness.” Harvest luncheon after worship service.
Monday: Mondays for men class, 9 a.m.; pastor’s office hours, noon to 3 p.m. — also available by appointment or in emergency; Amsterdam Rise youth group meets, 6 to 8 p.m.; advisory committee meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: No choir practice; no prayer and Bible study.
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.
Monday: Personality and spirituality class, 6 p.m.; trustees meeting, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Captain Youth Program, 1:30 to 5 p.m.; hand bell rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 2: Daylight Savings ends — turn clocks back one hour before bedtime.
First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin
Sunday: Worship service led by the Rev. Linda Martin and assisted this week by Kathy Sieg, 10 a.m. Chris and Leslie Rogers will be providing coffee hour after worship.
Tuesday: Sanford Home service and yoga, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Bible study at Petoff Gardens led by Don Boutelle in lower building, 3 p.m.; pumpkin carving, 6 p.m.
Thursday: Women’s study group, 10 a.m.; trunk or treat in the church parking lot, 6 to 8 p.m.
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; chili and corn bread luncheon, 11:30 a.m.
Thursday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nov. 2: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; free community luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
First United Methodist Church of Northville
Sunday: Choir, 10:30 a.m.; worship with Pastor Ron Talbott, 11 a.m.
Tuesday: Methodist boutique open, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; pastor’s office hours, 3 to 8 p.m.
Thursday: Choir rehearsal, 5 p.m.
Friday: Methodist boutique open, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 2: 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.; worship ministry meeting and ladies Bible study, both 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Mom’s Morning Out, 8:30 a.m.; food pantry open, 4:30 to 6 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.
Nov. 2: Early Risers prayer group, 6 a.m.
Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Praise worship service and choir practice, both 9 a.m.; traditional worship service with children’s time, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:45 a.m.; coffee hour in fellowship hall and staff-pastor parish relations meeting, both, 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, 2 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study with Pastor Moon Ho Kim, 10:30 a.m.; adult coloring, 11:30 a.m.; knitting, 1 p.m.; joint meeting of trustees, ad council, and building task force, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Choir cantata practice, 6:30 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 first 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: Grace lift, 9 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion, 10:15 a.m.; congregational meeting, 11:30 a.m.
Monday: Worship service broadcast on Cable Channel 1301, 5 p.m.
Wednesday: Bell choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.; 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 Church, 8:30 a.m.
Friday: All Saint’s Day Masses — at Holy Trinity Church, 8:30 a.m.; at Holy Spirit Church, 12:10 p.m.; at Holy Trinity Church, 5:30 p.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
Today: Musical featuring Johnstown High School band — open to public, 7 p.m.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Heather Kramer, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Choir rehearsal, 12:30 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.
Oct. 26: Musical program featuring Johnstown High School band — open to the public, 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
Today: Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon.
Sunday: Choir warmup, 9:30 a.m.; worship and Sunday school, 10:30 a.m.; fellowship, 11:45 a.m.
Monday: Bible study, noon.
Tuesday: Bible study, 5 p.m.; choir practice, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Needleworkers, noon.
Nov. 2: Harvest ham supper, 4 to 7 p.m.
Mayfield United Methodist Church
Sunday: Worship service, 11 a.m.; fellowship time, noon.
Tuesday: Thrift shop, 6 to 8 p.m.
Nov. 2: 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 service.
North Main Street United Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Family worship service with Pastor Joyce Royal — Pledge Sunday, 10:30 a.m.; youth Sunday school, 10:45 a.m.; coffee fellowship, 11:30 p.m.
Monday: Monday free lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; church office hours, 12:45 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Church office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Church office hours, 12:45 to 4 p.m.
Thursday: Church office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; trick or treat warming station with refreshments, 6 o 8 p.m.
Friday: Church office closed.
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.
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.; teen Bible study at the rectory, 6:30 p.m.
Monday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday: Office hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; wine and chocolate meeting, 6 p.m.; choir practice, 7 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.