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Central Baptist Church

WESTERLY — On Sunday, at 10:30 a.m., worship will be held in the church sanctuary with limited seating. Reservations must be made to attend by calling the church office at 401-596-4929. Rev. Cal Lord’s sermon will be "Let the Hope of Heaven Come Down" The scripture will be from Isaiah 64:1-9.

The service will be livestreamed on Facebook at facebook.com/Central-Baptist-Church-of-Westerly-RI-187098134660365 for those unable to attend. The service will also be available on YouTube under Cal Lord after 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Parking lot worship services will be held at 9 a.m., weather permitting, through December.

Adult Sunday School will be held at 9 a.m. Children's Sunday School for grades K through 6 may resume in January. There will be several Small Group studies held during the week. Call the church office at 401-596-4929 for more information. All of classes will be socially distanced.

There will also be a mid-week service on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel and on Facebook live. To pray with someone this week, call Pastor Cal at 401-596-4929.

The church asks people to remember to check on each other, pray for each other and pray for and thank all medical personnel, police, firemen, national guards, state police, government, retail employees and postal workers and the Westerly Town Council.

The church is located at 16 Elm St. For more information, visit cbcwesterly.org or call the church office at 401-596-4929.

Dunn’s Corners Community Church

WESTERLY — In-person worship services have been canceled. Worship Service will be available online at dunnscornerschurch.org. The service will be led by guest preacher Joan Priest.

Evening Prayer Vespers service will not be held at this time.

Call 401-322-0655 or e-mail dunnschurch@gmail.com the church office for more information. The church is located at 221 Post Road.

Babcock Presbyterian Church

ASHAWAY — The Sunday 9:30 a.m. service will be held virtually only. To view the service, visit facebook.com/babcockpresbyterianchurch for the link to the livestream.

The Blessing Box is open outside the church building 24/7 as a Community Service to anyone in need. People may “take what you need” and anyone who is able may “give what they can.” Items include nonperishable food and personal hygiene items. We ask that those who can donate to put their food directly onto the shelves to help meet the current increased need.

The church is located at 25 Maxson St. For more information, visit babcockpresbyterianchurch.com.

Christ Church

WESTERLY — During the Coronavirus pandemic, the following services will be offered online, broadcast live on Christ Church Westerly’s Facebook and at christchurchwesterly.org: Holy Eucharist on Sunday and Morning Prayer on Wednesday at 10 a.m., and Compline on Saturday and Wednesday at 6 p.m.

An in-church service will held on Saturday at 5 p.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m. To attend, sign up at signupgenius.com/go/20f0b49a8a822a6f94-christ. Face masks will be required for all attendees.

Rev. Sunil will offer “Food for Thought” on the church Facebook page and christchurchwesterly.org daily at noon. All recordings will be available later on the church website and Facebook page.

A virtual bible study will be offered on Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. The Zoom link is us02web.zoom.us/j/87342078541?status=success.

The annual Christmas Bazaar is being held virtually in three parts. To purchase items through the Marketplace including homemade soups, baked goods, crafts, hand-knitted items and boxwood trees, visit christ-church-westerly.square.site/?mc_cid=cc31578a98&mc_eid=a98b90516f. Items must be picked up at Christ Church on Saturday, Dec. 5.

In addition, an online bidding auction with new items will be held beginning Saturday, Nov. 28, through Dec. 5, at 32auctions.com/ccwbazaar2020. On Saturday, Dec. 5, a live virtual event will be held with music, demonstrations, featured auction items, trivia, and the Sunday School Christmas Pageant. For more information, visit Christ Church Facebook.

The Living Supplies Closet is closed with supplies of necessary goods being sent to the Jonnycake Center for clients.

The church is located at 7 Elm St. For more information, email christ-church@verizon.net or visit christchurchwesterly.org or call 401-596-0197.

Congregational Church, United, UCC

PAWCATUCK — Sunday service will be online only at 9:45 a.m. at facebook.com/UCCWesterly.

The church is officially an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. The church is located at 9 Castle Hill Road off Pequot Trail. Visit uccwesterly.org or facebook.com/UCCWesterly for more information.

Second Baptist Church of North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — Second Baptist Church of North Stonington, 12 Stillman Road, is an independent, conservative, evangelical Baptist church. It is a Bible-based church with practical preaching and teaching for all ages.

Sunday service will be held at 10 a.m. at the church. Nursery care for newborns to age 2, Junior Church for age 3 to kindergarten and Children's Church for grades 1 to 4 will be available. Sunday school classes are suspended until further notice.

A livestream of the service will be available at facebook.com/sbcnorthstonington.

Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m. with a hymn sing, testimonies and prayers for the needs of the church. The message will be streamed at 6:30 p.m. on facebook.com/sbcnorthstonington.

All other church activities have been canceled.

For further information, call the church office at 860-599-2077.

The Pilgrim’s Baptist Church

ASHAWAY — A worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Bible fellowship will precede the service at 9:30 a.m. An evening church service will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Regulations for in person activities include face masks and physical social distancing. Sunday School, nursery and kid’s church will be held with same protocols. The 10:30 a.m. worship service will be streamed on Facebook Live at facebook.com/PilgrimsBaptistChurchAshaway for all who cannot attend service in person.

The church office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday. Visitors must call ahead before coming to the office.

Tune into the weekly radio broadcast “The Pilgrim’s Bible Hour” Friday mornings at 9 a.m. on WBLQ 103.1 FM or 1230 AM.

For more information, call the church office at 401-377-6077 or visit pilgrimsbaptist.com. The Pilgrim's Baptist Church is located at 27 Chase Hill Road, Ashaway.

Congregational Church of North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — The Congregational Church of North Stonington has canceled in-person worship through the end of 2020. The Sunday service at 10 a.m. will be streamed at congregationalchurchofnorthstonington.org. The bulletin is available online.

Pastor Susan G. Latourette’s sermon will be “Keep Watch!  ‘What Are We Watching For?” Lessons will be Isaiah 64:1-9 and Mark 13:24-37

Reflecting on why God sent his son.

All church group meetings and Sunday Church School will be held via Zoom. Choir rehearsals are canceled.

The church’s 2020 Christmas Bazaar has been canceled. In lieu of the bazaar, donations to the Women’s Fellowship are requested, which will be distributed to community agencies. To donate, checks should be mailed to Women’s Fellowship of North Stonington Congregational Church, P.O. Box 66, North Stonington, CT 06359.

The church is located at 89 Main St. The pastor is Rev. Susan G. Latourette. For more information, visit congregationalchurchofnorthstonington.org or call 860-535-0379.

First Baptist Church of North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

The church is located at 793 Pendleton Hill Road. For more information, visit fbcofnorthstonington.com or email Info.fbcnorthstonington@gmail.com.

Pleasant Street Baptist Church

WESTERLY — Church service will be held at 10:45 a.m. and streamed on the church’s Facebook page, facebook.com/PSBCNorthEndWesterly.

Pleasant Street Baptist Church is at 37 Pleasant St., Minister Mallory Davis, pastor. Church office hours are 7:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 401-596-1923 or email psbcwesterly@aol.com or visit the church Facebook page at facebook.com/pg/PSBCNorthEndWesterly.

Trinity Lutheran Church and Preschool

ASHAWAY — Services are held at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday.

Trinity Lutheran Church and Preschool is located at 110 High St. For more information, call Pastor Gordish, 401-377-4340; or visit trinityashaway.org, or Trinity’s Facebook page. For preschool information, call director Kelly Mills at 401-377-4216, or email trinitypreschoolashawayri@gmail.com.

The Church at Westerly

WESTERLY — Services will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m. with Covid restrictions in place.

The church is located at 120 Main St. Contact Pastor Fred at 401-533-7206 for more information.

Faith Bible Chapel

WESTERLY — Service will be held on Sunday at 10:30 a.m., at the church. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed at facebook.com/groups/269121516702/

Faith Bible Chapel is a nondenominational Christian church located at 115 Ashaway Road. For more information, call the church at 401-348-9637, visit faithbiblechapel.com.

Calvary Episcopal Church

STONINGTON — In-person services will be held in the rectory rear lawn, weather permitting, at 11 a.m. on Sunday and 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Registration is required by visiting calvarychurchstonington.org/in-person-services or by calling Betsy Stevenson at 860-535-1181.

A service via Zoom will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday for those unable to attend.

For more information, visit calvarychurchstonington.org.

Church of the Holy Spirit

CHARLESTOWN — Services and all activities are canceled until further notice. Services will be broadcast on Sunday mornings at facebook.com/ChurchOfTheHolySpiritCharlestown at 9:30 a.m.

The church is located at 4150 Old Post Road. For more information, call the church at 401-364-6368.

Shannock Baptist Church

SHANNOCK — An outdoor worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday on the parsonage lawn, weather permitting. Attendees should call 401-364-7015 before Sunday. Masks and social distancing will be required. For more information, visit shannockbaptist.org.

For more information, call 401-364-6569. The church is located at 1632 Shannock Road.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County

PEACE DALE — Services and all activities are canceled until further notice. Audio Worship services are available at uusouthcountyri.org.

The church is located at the Lily Pads Professional Complex at 27 North Road. Call 401-783-4170 or visit uusouthcountyri.org for more information.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

ALTON — A virtual only service will be held at 9 a.m. To view service, visit stthomasalton.blogspot.com for the Zoom link.

The church is located at 322 Church St. For more information, visit the church’s website stthomasalton.blogspot.com or call 401-364-3113.

St. Andrew Lutheran Church

CHARLESTOWN — Services will be held outside and streamed live on Facebook at facebook.com/standrewlutheranchurch on Sunday at 9:30 a.m., with music beginning at 9:20 a.m. Attendees should bring a chair and wear a mask.

All other activities are canceled until further notice.

St. Andrew Lutheran Church is located at 15 East Beach Road. For more information, call the church office at 401-322-0088.

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