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 and baptismal-membership class, 8:45 a.m.; communion worship service with Pastor Andrew Larson preaching (service is live streamed at baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; youth choir at Bcon Corner, 11:15 a.m.; evening service, 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 fifth, 2:45 p.m.; deacon meeting, 6:30 p.m.; girls Bible study, 8 p.m.
Tuesday: Deaconess meeting, 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.
Dec. 7: 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: 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. Serene Wheeler will be the pianist. Communion will be celebrated.
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 being led this week by the Rev. Jane Baker, 11 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship.
Monday: Ecumenical food pantry open 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: United Methodist Women meeting, 1 p.m.; ecumenical food pantry meeting, 2:30 p.m.
Thursday: Ecumenical food pantry open, 9:30 to 11 a.m.; choir practice, 7 p.m.
Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam
Sunday: Morning worship service with message by the Rev. Timothy Gregson, 9:30 a.m. The message is entitled, “David’s Legacy” based on 1 Chronicles 28, 29. Nursery care is available for ages 0 to 5. Sunday school for all ages, 11:15 a.m.; no evening praise service.
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 December: Corinthians 5:1. Message: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 “Rules of the Game.” Communion Sunday; first Sunday of Advent.
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.
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 — rear entrance, 10 to 11 a.m.
Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.
Monday: Personality and spirituality class, 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Captain Youth Program, 2 to 5 p.m.; hand bell rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: Captain youth program, 2 to 5 p.m.; A.A. men’s group, 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin
Sunday: Worship led by the Rev. Linda Martin and assisted this week by Jackson Rogers, 10 a.m.; coffee hour will be provided by Doug Sieg.
Monday: Advent Bible study, 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Final yoga — will resume in the spring, 10 a.m.; session-deacon-staff appreciation dinner, 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study at Petoff Gardens led by Don Boutelle in lower building, 3 p.m.
Dec. 7: Christmas caroling at Petoff Gardens starting at the lower building, 6 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown
Sunday: Choir rehearsal, 9 a.m.; nursery, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; worship with communion, 10:30 a.m.; church school; fellowship and refreshments, 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday: Worship and music committee, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Deacons meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dec. 7: Thrift store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; free community lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fonda Reformed Church
Sunday: Adult Bible study and Sunday school, both 9:30 a.m.; worship-communion, 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour, 11:45 a.m.
Monday: Mom’s Morning Out, 8:30 a.m.; consistory, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Seniors, 10:30 a.m.; ladies Bible study, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Food pantry open, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Outreach, 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.
Dec. 7: Early Risers prayer group, 6 a.m.
Foothills United Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Cantata practice, 9 a.m.; traditional worship service including the chancel choir Christmas cantata, 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour in fellowship hall, 11:30 a.m.; annual church conference, noon.
Monday: Organization and crafting time, 9 a.m.; 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.
Thursday: Mothers and Mentors (formerly MOPS), 10 a.m.
Grace Lutheran Church, Johnstown
Sunday: Confirmation and Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion and lighting of Advent candle, 10:15 a.m.
Monday: Worship service broadcast on Cable Channel 1301, 5 p.m.
Tuesday: Committee meetings, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday: Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.
Friday: Friday’s Table, 4 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: Daily Mass at Holy Spirit Church, 8:30 a.m.
Dec. 7: First Saturday Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 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 and congregational meeting, 10 a.m.; following the service, a covered dish luncheon, greening of the church and hymn sing.
Tuesday: Calvary Class Christmas party — appetizers, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Worship service at Pineview Commons, 10 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 12:30 p.m.; Bible study, 2 and 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.
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; food pantry, 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Tuesday: Bible study, 5 p.m.; choir practice, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Needleworkers, noon.
Mayfield United Methodist Church
Today: Choir practice has been cancelled.
Sunday: Worship service, 11 a.m.; fellowship time, noon.
Tuesday: Thrift shop, 6 to 8 p.m.
Dec. 7: 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 follows.
North Main Street United Methodist Church, Gloversville
Sunday: Family worship service, 10:30 a.m.; youth Sunday school, 10:45 a.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.
Friday: Church office closed.
Dec. 7: Decorating for Advent season, 10 a.m.
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. 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.