2017-02-02 / Worship & Praise


First Congregational Church of Paxton, UCC

Paxton Congregational invites you to bring your questions, hopes, dreams, fears and yes, doubts. We will journey through them together. Worship and build community together with us every Sunday at 10 a.m. followed by coffee and greeting old and new friends. We love kids, believing they should be seen and heard so bring them along. We are on a year-long Journey into who we think Jesus is. Everyone is welcome and we mean that! Rev. Jane Willan / 1 Church St., Paxton / 508-756-2818 / churchoffice@fccpaxton.org / www.paxtonucc.org

First Congregational Church of Princeton, UCC

No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here. Sunday family worship begins at 10 a.m. Communion offered to all on the first Sunday of the month. Adult and children’s choirs, monthly Senior Luncheons and Family Hospitality Dinners. We are an Open and Affirming church. On the common at 14 Mountain Rd., Princeton; accessible with elevator. Office hours Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 978-464-2837 / Rev. Linda Michel / www.firstchurchprinceton.com.

Oakdale United Methodist Church

Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. Church School for all ages 9:30 Fellowship and coffee following the service. Come see the amazing things God is doing at Oakdale UMC. We are handicapped accessible. www.oakdaleumc.com / 5 North Main Street, West Boylston / 508-835-3381 / Pastor: Reverend Michelle S. Grube.

Holden Chapel

Come! Join us for growth in God's love and grace through: 10 a.m. Sunday, family worship, Tuesday Divorce Care 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Youth Group 6-12 graders. Children's program, Team Kid, age 3rd to 5th grade, Grief Share Wed. 6:30-8 p.m. First Wednesday of the month Caregivers (all types) Support group 10-11:15 a.m., Regional Home Fellowship Meetings. Barrier free. Home of Holden Christian Academy preschool through grade 8. A Non-denominational, Christ Centered Family Church, at 279 Reservoir St., Holden, 508-829-4441 or www.holdenchapel.org.

First Church in Sterling

A non-creedal church where belonging is more important than belief seeking to make earth as it is in heaven. All faiths, all people, welcome. Sunday worship for all ages, Sunday school and infant/toddler care at 10 a.m., coffee hour following. Active, ecumenical shared ministry with ties to United Church of Christ and Unitarian Universalist Association. Handicapped accessible. Open and accepting of all. Active adult and youth programs, traditional and contemporary music, and robust opportunities for service. Join us! 6 Meetinghouse Hill Rd. PO Box 40, Sterling / The Reverend Robin Bartlett, Pastor / 978-422-6657 / www.fcsterling.org.

St. Patrick Roman Catholic Parish

Located at 258 Main St. in Rutland. Mass times are Saturday (vigil) 5 a.m., Sunday at 8 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. which includes the special Liturgy of the Word for Children. The first Saturday of the month will feature our children’s choir. St. Patrick Parish is home to the ecumenical Rutland Food Pantry and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Parish Office: 508-886-4984. Father Michael Broderick. Find us on Facebook or at our website www.stpatricksrutland.org.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester

Sunday Morning Worship Services and Religious Exploration Classes for children take place at 10 a.m. The first Sunday of every month a Soulful Sundown Vespers Service takes place at 6 p.m. We are a barrier-free, LGBTQI Welcoming congregation with technologies to assist the visually and hearing impaired. Nursery care available. 90 Holden Street, Worcester, MA 01606-3411 / 508-853-1942 / office@uucworcester.org / www.uucworcester.org.

Chaffin Congregational Church

Sunday Worship and Sunday school with nursery care available at 9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship and coffee all are welcome. Pray for those who are in need and give thanks for what we do have. Bible study starting Thursday, January 12, 2017. Studying New Testament at 7pm with centering prayer at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Korte Yeo / 155 Shrewsbury St., Holden / 508-829-2146 / email: chaffinchurch@yahoo.com / www.chaffinchurch.org.

First Baptist Church in Holden

Worship with First Baptist Church in Holden as we grow in relationship with our Lord and in fellowship with one another. Sunday worship 10 a.m. Sunday school for children and adults 9 a.m. Prayer Thursdays 7 p.m. Prayer breakfast first Saturday 9-10:30 a.m. Check days for men's and women's bible study, music ministry, soul care and mission outreach. American Baptist, 1216 Main Street, Holden. Bridge Pastor Jeremy Stefano / www.fbcholden.com / 508-829-4329.

First Congregational Church, Rutland, UCC

First Congregational Church of Rutland welcomes you! Our doors are open to all who seek a Christian community worshiping through God’s words and songs of praise. Worship services 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., 10 a.m. service includes children’s sermon for our youth. Coffee hour after service. Youth and adult programs, choral and handbell choirs. Handicapped accessible. Pastor David W. Fish / 264 Main Street, Rutland, MA / 508- 886-4377 / Church Office: 508-886-4453 / facebook.com/ FirstCongregationalChurchofRutland.

First Unitarian Church

90 Main Street, Worcester MA / 508-757-2708 / www.FirstUnitarian.com. Worship services and Faith Development classes at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday (nursery care provided). An open-minded, inclusive, compassionate community, where all are invited for worship, connection and service. Practice and develop your own spiritual path through prayer, service, worship, connection and music. We are an intentionally Welcoming Congregation with active Faith Development for adults, youth and children-a robust music program-social events-and opportunities to serve justice. Minister: Rev. Sarah C. Stewart. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/FirstUnitarianWorcester

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