Send your congregation’s information and news updates to Old Colony Memorial, 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360 or email to email@example.com.
Send your congregation’s information and news updates to Old Colony Memorial, 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is located at 6 Sever St. Telephone: 508-746-4239. The Rev. Barbara J. Simmons is the pastor. Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; church school, 10 a.m.; Wednesday community Bible study, 6:30 p.m.
Bible Baptist Church is an independent Christian fellowship. Its focus is on preaching and teaching the whole word of God. The location is 377 Court St., Plymouth, in the Cordage Park complex; Suite #109, located at the lower level rear of the main building. The phone number is 508-746-6400. See biblebaptistchurchplymouth.org.
Sunday services include Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; morning service at 10:25 a.m., a children’s program is provided; the Lord’s Table, celebrated the first Sunday of the month; and Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. Other weekly meetings include “Freedom Fellowship” discussion and study group focused on recovery and restoration, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays; and Thursday evening prayer meeting at 7 p.m.; these meeting are open to all. Saturday morning men’s meeting is at 8 a.m. and is open to all interested men. All events are held at the church location. Traveling visitors are always welcome.
Charis Bible School
Charis Bible School is held at 100 Armstrong Road, Suite 204, Plymouth. Visit cbcplymouthma.org for details or call 774-283-4806.
Chiltonville Congregational Church is located at 6 River St. (across from Bramhall’s General Store). Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Nursery care is provided for children through age 6. Sunday School classes for kindergarten through grade 12 begin at 10:15 a.m. Coffee hour is held each week. Programs include Family Night (one per month), weekly Women’s Bible Study and youth group (grades 5-8). Other learning opportunities are offered during the course of the church year. The choir rehearses weekly and additional voices are always welcome. For more information, visit the website www.chiltonvillechurch.org or call 508-746-2823.
Christ Church Parish (Episcopal)
Christ Church Parish, located at 149 Court St. in Plymouth, celebrates a service of Rite I at 8 a.m. Sundays and Rite II with music at 10 a.m. A more informal service of Holy Eucharist with music by parish musicians is offered at 5 p.m. Saturday. Church school is held at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome at Christ Church. The rector is the Rev. David Fredrickson. Call the parish at 508-746-4959 or email: email@example.com or visit www.christchurchplymouth.org for more information.
Christ Church Thrift Shoppe, located at 6 Lothrop St., is across the driveway from the church. Regular hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. The shop carries an eclectic mix of gently used clothing for women, men and children, household goods, small furniture, accessories, antiques, jewelry and other bargains. Proceeds help support the ministries of Christ Church and the needs of the greater Plymouth community. Donations are always welcome when the shop is open and a free pickup service for donations is available. For details, call 508-746-4990.
If you can sing or play an instrument, then the Christ Church Music Program wants you. The church is looking for talented performers to participate in its active music program, which includes concerts, church services and more. If interested in learning more about this opportunity, contact Interim Music Director Lea Tyler at 508-746-4959 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints meets of 747 Federal Furnace Road, Plymouth. Sunday worship is as follows: Sacrament meeting at 10 a.m., Sunday School and/or Priesthood or Relief Society rotates every other week at 11:10 a.m., Primary for children up to 12 years old is at 11:10. Young men and women meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Tony Young is the bishop of the ward and appointments with him can be made by calling 781-294-7477 or emailing him at: email@example.com. For the missionaries, call 617-932-9825.
Church of the Pilgrimage
The Church of the Pilgrimage, a member of the United Church of Christ, is located at 8 Town Square, Plymouth. It is Protestant, progressive and Open and Affirming, which means all people are welcomed to worship. Sunday Service is at 10 a.m. and includes a children’s message. Sunday school for preschool through eighth grade follows the children’s message. A crib room for children ages 0-3 years is staffed weekly by both CORI approved paid staff and church volunteers. Coffee hour follows the service. The church is handicap accessible by way of a ramp on its School Street side. All are welcomed to receive Communion on the first Sunday of each month.
As an active, vibrant community, the church hosts programs for both adults and children including adult education events, weekly Bible study and youth group activities for eighth- to 12th-graders. The church is committed to mission work both in the community, with food drives and meals for the homeless, and in the wider world, with Heifer International and Fair Trade food sales.
Church office hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. The church office phone number is 508-746-3026 and the website is 8townsquare.org. The Rev. Dr. Helen Nablo is senior pastor. Shellie Souza is office manager. Jenny Healy is director of Christian Education. The church has a choir under the direction of Kelly DePasqua. Michael Eaton is the organist. The church also has choirs for children and youth.
Congregation Beth Jacob
Founded in 1909, Congregation Beth Jacob has been privileged to be the Jewish voice in Plymouth for more than 100 years. CBJ serves the greater Plymouth Jewish community and the South Shore from its historic synagogue, located in downtown Plymouth. The Beth Jacob synagogue was built in 1913 and is located on the corner of Pleasant and Market streets in Plymouth. Congregation Beth Jacob has been led by Rabbi Lawrence Silverman for more than 40 years. CBJ has an active Sisterhood and Brotherhood. Interfaith families are always welcome. Call 508-746-0010 for more information or go to www.cbjplymouth.org or follow Congregation Beth Jacob on Facebook. Contact Congregation President Marjorie Nydell by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beit Sefer (grades K-6) is held in at the synagogue Sundays with free preschool available. Hebrew School includes grades 3-6. Bar/Bat Mitzvah lessons are also available to students. Confirmation classes include grades 7-9. Limud Torah is studied at the synagogue most Mondays, 8:30-10 a.m. Brotherhood usually meets each month with a varied assortment of social gatherings throughout the year. Brotherhood Bowling is the first and third Tuesday of each month. Beth Jacob Sisterhood offers additional opportunity for women to become involved in Jewish life, sponsoring both social and educational programs. Sisterhood meets the first Tuesday of each month at the synagogue.
Discovery Church of the Nazarene
Discovery Church of the Nazarene meets at 10 a.m. Sundays at 15 Main Street Extension, Plymouth. The pastor is the Rev. Lisa Morrison. For information call 781-588-5898 or visit www.discoverynazareneplymouth.org. This is a Christian Bible-based church of the Nazarene seeking to teach and live out the truths of Jesus Christ. Children’s church is held every week for kids in K-sixth grade. The church offers opportunities for adults to connect with one another and to serve in the community of Plymouth.
Faith Community Church
Faith Community Church is a multi-site church with two locations: 29 Carver Road in Plymouth and 298 High Street in Duxbury. Rev. D. Stanley Cushing is senior pastor, David Cushing is associate pastor, and Josee Tolles is the Duxbury site pastor. For information, call 508-746-1642.
The Methodist Early Learning Center of Plymouth is housed in Faith Community Church, Plymouth. Currently there are limited openings in the full-day preschool classroom. If you are interested, or know someone who is interested, please contact the director, Elizabeth Wilkinson (508-746-7063). Loving care is provided for children and the rates are very competitive.
Sunday Worship Schedule beginning Sept. 15: 9:30 a.m. at 298 High St., Duxbury. Two worship services: 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at 29 Carver Road, Plymouth. Sunday School is offered for all school aged youth and child care is provided.
Recovering Mom’s Helping Moms: 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays at the Plymouth location. This is a non-judgmental group where moms in recovery can support each other by sharing their struggles, experience and knowledge. The group is a solution based group sharing and offering local resource connections. Child care is provided.
Tuesday Women’s Study Group: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Plymouth location. The group is reading “Always Enough/Never Too Much,” by Jess Connolly and Hayley Morgan. Walk-ins welcome.
Broship Discipleship meet from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Plymouth location and is open to young adults age 14–20. The group is working through the Book of Galatians. Each session ends with a meal. Call if interested.
Duxbury Tuesday Night Faith Group: 7 to 8:15 p.m. at 298 High St., Duxbury. This group is studying "Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple" by Adam Hamilton. This will be an ongoing group, sometimes using books and sometimes studying the Bible. Books will be available during the study times. All are welcome, join any time.
Spiritual Direction: Wednesdays. At the core of our Christian faith is one’s relationship with God. Spiritual Direction is a process that helps grow and strengthen that relationship through prayer, silence, holy conversation, and the application of God’s Word. Spiritual Direction helps us experience God’s love more deeply and better discern God’s will for our lives. Rev. Brian Wood will be offering Spiritual Direction in the Plymouth location. Call if you are interested in attending.
Faith Community Playgroup: 9:15 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Plymouth Fellowship Hall for winter months. This fellowship group is open to anyone with a little one, age 5 and younger.
Thursday Women’s Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., began May 9, at the Plymouth location. The book for study is “Finding I Am” by Lysa TerKeurst.
Faunce Memorial Church is a friendly evangelical fellowship nestled in the woods near Myles Standish State Forest at 158 Halfway Pond Road in South Plymouth. Sunday service is at 9 a.m., followed by an interactive Bible study. Weekly men’s and women’s Bible studies help folks connect with Jesus and one another. Pastoral ministry team members are Mark and Mary Broderick. Call 508-927-2634 or visit www.you-need-jesus.org or www.fauncechurch.org for more information.
First Baptist Church of Plymouth
The First Baptist Church of Plymouth is an American Baptist Church, located at 41 Westerly Road, at the intersection with Summer Street. The church office phone number is 508-746-3555.
The Rev. Coralotta Darwin of Brockton is the permanent pastor at the First Baptist Church of Plymouth.
Prayer time is held at 10 a.m.; the hour-long worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. and includes songs of praise, prayers and a message. Peter Litchfield, of Plymouth, is the accompanist who plays the church organ and piano during the worship hour.
Sunday School (nursery through grade 12) is held during the worship service every Sunday, and all young people are welcome, and child care is available for the very young.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday and Friday evenings in the church.
An evening music ministry is held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. New contemporary Christian music is played during the service, along with a brief message. The hope is that those attending will feel the Holy Spirit move them to worship and praise the entirety of our Lord, providing a closer personal relationship. The next services are scheduled for Sept. 17, and Oct. 1 and 15. The informal worship service begins at 7 p.m.
An evening study group began on Sept. 24, using the text "Experiencing God's Presence" by Ruth Myers. This "Truth Rocks" Bible Study will be a six-week series studying the book through Nov. 26 on Tuesdays when the Music Ministry is not held. Coralotta Darwin will lead attendees through the book in a way to enhance each person's spiritual and faith journey.
The next Council of Ministries meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in the church parlor.
The church's website is http://fbcplymouth.com and the email address is email@example.com.
Primeira Igreja Batista Brasiliera em Plimoth
The church, founded more than a decade ago, now meets at 5 Castle St., Plymouth. The Rev. Gessuy Freitas is the pastor. Sunday mornings there is a Sunday school program. Sunday service is at 11 a.m. Sunday service at 7 p.m. is in Portuguese. Call 508-830-0076 or 617-501-4554 for more information.
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Christian Science Church and Reading Room: 5 Main Street Extension, Plymouth. All are welcome to attend Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. and Wednesday meeting at 7 p.m. Both of these services can be accessed by conference call. Call 508-747-4926 for the call details. Sunday School is held at the same time as the Sunday morning service for youth up to age 20. The Reading Room is a safe haven for quiet reflection, Bible study and a place to ask questions. Those who need access to the internet are invited to use the Wi-Fi connection free of charge or use one of the laptops. Help is always available. The church is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and before and after services on Sundays and Wednesdays.
First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist
First Parish Plymouth is a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, located at 19 Town Square, Plymouth (the stone church next to Burial Hill). During January and February, services will be held in Brewster Chapel which is located in the Parish House to the left of the church and up the hill. Sunday service is at 10 am. Staff: Reverend Arthur Lavoie, minister; Kim Caple, director of youth and family ministry; Jillian Pimental, director of religious enrichment; Sandi Hammond, director of music; Jeanne McKinney, administration; Richard Roquemore, church sexton; Lynne Wilkinson, director of music, emerita.
For details, call 508-747-1606; email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow on Facebook, First Parish in Plymouth.
Freedom Journey Outpost
Freedom Journey Outpost meets at 225 Water St., Plymouth, side entrance, A145. Call 508-299-7721 for more information. Freedom Journey Outpost is not church as usual. It is a destination for Sunday worship where everyone can come together and assemble as a family of God under the anointing of an Apostolic Center. Under the Apostolic Center, leaders mobilize, train and equip the army of God to do the works of the Kingdom for the Lord. Sunday, gathering at 1:30 p.m. for coffee and fellowship; worship begins at 2 p.m. Thursday: sunrise intercession 6 a.m. Fridays: S.W.A.T. school first Fridays, 6:45-8:45. Elijah House Ministry and One to One: call Jackie Hughes at 508-746-3514 to confirm schedule.
Visit, call, text, fax or email your prayer requests. Email: Pray4U@fjoutpost.org. Text: 857-222-6618. Call: 508-746-3514. Fax: 508-746-3294. Freedom Journey Outpost has prayer leaders waiting to pray for your needs. You can send your requests at any time, but every first Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., prayer leaders will be available to pray for you in person (completely confidential). Contact Minister Jackie Hughes at 508-746-3514.
Jehovah’s Witnesses (Plymouth Congregation)
Meetings are held at 144 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth, 508-746-0391.
English Weekend meeting: Sundays at 10 a.m. Public talk followed by Watchtower Study. 30-minute Bible discourse on how the Scriptures relate to our lives and to the times we live in, followed by discussion of weekly Watchtower “Study Edition” lesson.
English Midweek meeting: Wednesdays at 7 p.m. “Our Christian Life and Ministry” meeting. Based on monthly Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook available on http://jw.org.
Portuguese Weekend meeting: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Public talk followed by Watchtower Study. 30-minute Bible discourse on how the Scriptures relate to our lives and to the times we live in, followed by discussion of weekly Watchtower “Study Edition” lesson.
Portuguese Midweek meeting: Wednesdays at 7 p.m. “Our Christian Life and Ministry” meeting. Based on monthly Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook available on http://jw.org.
For more information including videos, FAQs, Bibles, meeting workbooks, magazines and other Bible study aids please visit http://jw.org. Content available in over 950 languages. At all meetings, seats are free. No collections are ever taken.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 384 Court St. The Rev. C. Robert Stott is the pastor. Worship service begins at 10 a.m. followed by a fellowship hour at 11 a.m. Religious education classes begin at 9 a.m. All are welcome. Pastor Stott leads the service, and Linda Brouder is the church music and choir director. Zion Lutheran food pantry is offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Sanctuary Church, led by Pastor Mark Huber, meets at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Loring Center at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in North Plymouth. The church has handicapped access. For more information, call 508-746-3041 between 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Thursday, or leave a message. The church website is www.zionplymouth.com and email address is email@example.com.
Manomet Bible Church
Manomet Bible Church is located at 1214 State Road. The church is a fundamental, New Testament body of believers. Pastor Jonathan Nason can be reached at 508-224-9497. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. with Bible study designed for every age. The Sunday worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. Evening prayer meeting and a short Bible study meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is provided at all services.
New Hope Chapel
New Hope is a nondenominational, Christ-centered, Bible-believing church located in the heart of downtown Plymouth. New Hope holds two services each Sunday. The main service is held at Memorial Hall, 83 Court St., beginning at 10:30 a.m. There is a smaller, more intimate service held at 8:30 a.m. at New Hope’s Ministry Center, located next door to Memorial Hall at 89 Court St.
Senior Pastor Neil Eaton generally presides over both services and Adam Boyd, assistant pastor, oversees the Sunday school program. Visit the church website (www.atnewhope.com) or call the church office (508-830-4644) for information on prayer times and other Bible studies and small groups. New Hope is also the home the Antioch of Church Planting and Leadership Development, a fully accredited college program offering a church-based accredited theological education. For more information, call 508-736-9078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m., the church hosts The Gathering for young adults, high school through age 30, to experience God through dynamic and exciting worship, a powerful message and connecting with one another.
Working in unison with area police departments, New Hope hosts “Project Outreach” drop-in nights two Tuesday nights each month. These centers host a growing number of health care providers who help with treatment options and train and distribute Narcan for free (Narcan, also known as Naloxone, can reverse opiate overdose). Drop-in centers are open for anyone who is looking for information about treatment. Family and friends are encouraged to stop in and talk to the healthcare providers. This setting provides a unique opportunity to have the undivided attention of a healthcare worker who specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders. They will answer any question you have, explain the science of addiction, discuss treatment options, help to work through issues with paying for treatment, and assist individuals with getting into a treatment program.
New Life Baptist Church
Formerly Capeway Baptist Church, New Life Baptist Church is an independent fundamental church located at 128 Herring Pond Road in Cedarville. The pastor is William P. Mazzilli III. Sunday school classes start at 9:45 a.m. and all ages are welcome. Services are at 11 a.m. Sunday evening service starts at 6 p.m. There is also a Wednesday evening service/prayer meeting that starts at 7 p.m. The church also offers men’s fellowships, women’s fellowship, youth programs and more. The church phone number is 508-747-0585. For information call the pastor at 774-260-0518. A Clothing Closet is held once a month, free, open to the public. For information about the Clothing Closet, call Colleen Davis at 774-271-0676.
New Testament Church
New Testament Church is located at 1120 Long Pond Road in Cedarville. Sunday worship is at 10 a.m., with adult Sunday school at 8:45 a.m. Nursery, children’s church (through grade 3) and interpretation for the deaf are available during the service. Dr. Paul Jehle is the pastor. The church is handicapped accessible. Call the church for more information on any of the programs and for directions. The church office number is 508-888-1879. The office hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. The church website is www.tntchurch.net.
The church is collecting nonperishable food items for distribution at local food pantries. You may take donations during regular office hours or Sunday mornings.
The New Testament Christian School is a ministry of New Testament Church. The school is an independent, private church school that utilizes a Christian curriculum for grades pre-K to 12 that applies biblical principles through the academic disciplines. Call the school office at 508-888-1889 for a school information packet. Visit the school website at www.tntcschool.com.
Pilgrim Reformed Bible Church
Pilgrim Reformed Bible Church is independent, nondenominational and committed to God and His Word. Worship takes place every Sunday in the historic Spire Ctr., 25 1/2 Court St., Plymouth. Sunday School for all ages meets at 9:30 a.m. followed by morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. Remain after for refreshments and a time to get to know the church better. A Bible study is held Wednesday nights at another location. Dr. Robert J. Burrelli Jr. is the pastor and can be reached at 508-813-6216. You can find out more about the ministries offered, including prison ministry, counseling ministries and Bible Institute, at pilgrimreformed.weebly.com.
Plymouth Rock Bible Church
Plymouth Rock Bible Church is located at 267 Carver Road, Plymouth and can be reached at 508-746-3433. The church is conservative, traditional Bible-believing church, going strong after 30 years of ministry to the community. The pastor, Nathan Farnsworth, preaches, teaches and shares the uncompromising life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Plymouth Spiritualist Church
Plymouth Spiritualist Church is located at 6 Resnik Road, Suite 101, Plymouth. Healing Service is held from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Worship Service is held from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
St. Bonaventure Church
St. Bonaventure Church is located at 799 State Road in Manomet. The Rev. Kenneth Overbeck is pastor. The telephone number is 508-224-3636. Daily Masses 8 a.m.; Saturday Vigil Mass 4 p.m.; Saturday: Sacrament of Reconciliation, 3 to 3:45 p.m.; Sunday Masses: 8 a.m., 10 a.m. (family Mass), and 11:30 a.m. Eucharistic Adoration: the first Friday, starting after the 8 a.m. Mass, to Benediction at 5:30 p.m.; Confessions 3-3:45 p.m. Sundays. All other Fridays starting at noon to Benediction at 5:30 p.m. The website for the church is www.stbonaventureplymouth.org. Email address:email@example.com. Coffee and doughnuts are available every Sunday after the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Masses in the new hall.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is located at 126 South Meadow Road. The church telephone number is 508-747-1568 and the website is www.saintkateriplymouth.org. The Rev. Joseph Raeke is pastor; Rev. Michael Rora is parochial vicar; Rev. James Rafferty, senior priest; Edward Creutz and James Greer are permanent deacons. Mass is held Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 9 a.m. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered every Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word is a worship experience geared especially for children. It is the same worship experience as the larger community only children hear the scripture readings in words that they can understand, and share with others their understanding of God`s Word. Children’s Liturgy is held during the 10 a.m. Mass every Sunday.
The Holy Rosary is said every weekday morning at 10 a.m. except Wednesdays where the Rosary immediately follows the morning Mass and is said at 9:45 a.m. Coffee and goodies are offered every Monday at 9:30 a.m. with the rosary following. All are welcome.
Saint Kateri's Food Pantry is open Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and Friday afternoon from 5 to 6 p.m.
When you enter any hospital, either as an emergency admission or for scheduled non-emergency procedures, during the intake process, clearly state that you are a Catholic and give the name of your parish so that the information will become part of your hospital record. Because of privacy laws, the Catholic Pastoral Care staff will not be given your name unless you have identified yourself as a Catholic.
The Saint Kateri thrift shop, the Thrifty Lily, is located in the former rectory. The shop is open from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month and offer a bake sale on those Saturdays.
St. Mary Church
St. Mary Church is located at 313 Court St. and the parish center is at 327 Court St. Parish office telephone: 508-746-0426. Parish center telephone: 508-747-6676. The Pastor is Rev. John J. Graham and the Senior Vicar is Rev. John P. Culloty. The parish office is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The side doors of the church are open every day from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit stmarysplymouth.org for information.
The weekly Mass schedule is Saturday (Vigil) at 5:15 p.m.; Sundays at 7:30 and 9 and 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:10 p.m. Brazilian community Mass is held Mondays at 7 p.m.
Every Saturday at 11:30 a.m., Matthew’s Kitchen is held at the parish center, 327 Court St., providing a warm, nourishing meal for anyone in need. If anyone would like to volunteer to help provide food or cook, call the parish office.
St. Peter Church
Saint Peter Parish is located at 86 Court St. The church telephone number is 508-746-0663. The Rev. William G. Williams is Pastor; Rev. James Rafferty, Senior Priest; and Richard J. Cussen is Deacon. Mass is held Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered every Saturday at 9 a.m. and from 3-3:45 p.m. in the lower church.
Communion to the Homebound: If you or your loved one cannot attend Sunday Mass due to illness or infirmity and you wish to receive Holy Communion at home, call the office to request assistance from the parish Eucharistic Ministers.
Salvation Army of Plymouth
The Salvation Army of Plymouth is located at 52 Long Pond Road. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m., followed by coffee and fellowship. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Transportation is available. Also offered are weekday Bible study, prayer meetings, men’s and women’s fellowship groups, music mentoring and a teen club. For information, call the pastors/corps officers Lts. Jon and Melanie Moore at 508-746-1559.
The Salvation Army food pantry is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. The soup kitchen is open Tuesday through Friday and breakfast is served from 9 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Second Church of Plymouth
Second Church of Plymouth, Congregational, UCC, is located at 518 State Road (on the corner of State and White Horse roads) in Manomet. Spirit-filled worship is held at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. The pastor is the Rev. Dr. Robert A. Everett. For more information, visit www.secondchurchofplymouth.org, call 508-224-7220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A food pantry is open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays; donations are gratefully and graciously accepted.
Swift Memorial United Methodist
The Swift Memorial United Methodist Church is located 10 Williston Road (Williston and Old Plymouth roads), Sagamore Beach. The phone number is 508-888-0170; email address is email@example.com. Visit the Facebook page (swiftmemorial) or www.swiftmemorial.org for events listings. Pastor is the Rev. Y. Joe Kim. Traditional worship service is at 10 a.m. Sunday School is held during worship service for ages 4 through middle school. Nursery care is available for younger children. A church-wide prayer group meets at 7 p.m. on Monday evenings.
Temple Christ Messiah
This is a nondenominational, Judeo-Christian church, located at 339 Carver Road (Route 44), Plymouth. Worship services are held Saturday, the Sabbath of the Lord. Sabbath school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Morning service is held at 11 a.m. along with junior church and preschool. Wednesday prayer, praise, testimony and Bible study is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nursery care is provided for all services. Cable channel 13 TV ministry is telecast Sundays, 9-10 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. For information, call the church office at 508-747-3930, or Rev. Dr. Joel F. Botelho, senior pastor, at 508-746-3914.
The Time is Now
“The Time is Now” worship service with Pastor E.I. Osborne meets Sundays at 8:30 a.m., at the Cold Spring Chapel, 190 Court St., Plymouth. Offering fellowship, praise and worship prayer for the sick. All are welcome. For more information call 508-746-4085. “The Time is Now” is televised on Plymouth’s local cable access Channel 13.
Plymouth Zen Group
Plymouth Zen Group hosts meditation sessions from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings at 26 North St., Plymouth. Everyone is welcome, from those new to meditation to experienced practitioners. Zen emphasizes practice over belief, and the practice helps build faith in the present moment. For information: plymouthzen.com.
Christian Science Society
Christian Science Society, located at 36 Washington Street North, Buzzards Bay, holds Sunday services and Sunday school at 11 a.m., testimony meetings at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month. Reading Room is open from 10 a.m. to noon Monday and Saturday. Call 508-759-7303.
The Church of the Vine
The Church of the Vine (formerly Faith Baptist of South Carver) is located at 5 Wareham St., Carver. The pastor is Phil Hardwick and associate pastor is Bob Sullivan. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m. and worship begins at 10:15 a.m. Call 508-866-5864 for details or visit www.thevinecarver.com. Faith Baptist Church of Plymouth County Faith Baptist, located at 190 Center St., Carver, on old Route 44, is a fundamental Christian church that welcomes all denominations. More than half the church’s membership is from Plymouth. The pastor is Shaun Weeks. For details, call 508-866-5919 or visit www.faithbaptistcarver.org. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. and worship is at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Wednesdays, Bible study at 6:30 p.m., Patch the Pirate Club at 6:15 p.m.
First Parish Church Kingston Unitarian Universalist in Kingston
Found in 1717, First Parish Church Kingston Unitarian Universalist, generally called “First Parish,” is a congregation of progressive, enlightened, engaged and nurturing people with deep historical roots in the community. First Parish is a welcoming church whose ministries embrace diversity and who welcome individuals and families of all descriptions. First Parish promotes personal, spiritual and community growth through Sunday services, children’s religious enrichment and many adult education programs. The Rev. Monica Jacobssen Tennysen conducts worship services each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. from September through June in the First Parish Meetinghouse located at 222 Main St. Child care and children’s religious enrichment programs are also available each Sunday under the guidance of Jennifer Shattuc, First Parish’s director of family ministry and religious enrichment. All are welcome. In addition, First Parish’s buildings and grounds are available to rent for weddings, family and cultural events. For more information, contact church administrator Kathy Skully at 781-585-3051.
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleboro
The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleboro is located at 25 S Main St, Middleboro. The congregation affirms and promotes the full participation of all persons in its activities, welcoming everyone without regard to race, color, gender, physical or mental challenge, age, class, national origin or sexual orientation. For more information visit http://uumiddleboro.org. Service starts at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by coffee, conversation and fellowship in the parish hall.
Kingston Baptist Church
Kingston Baptist Church meets at Restoration Community Church, at 211 Main St., Kingston. See www.rcckingston.org for details.
The Mayflower Congregational Church is located at 207 Main St., Kingston. The interim pastor is the Rev. Douglas MacLeod. Worship services are held every Sunday at 10 a.m. The church includes both traditional and contemporary worship, and nursery (for infants and toddlers) and children's church (K-4th grade) are provided during the worship service. Sunday School also meets for children and adults at 9 a.m. There is a prayer meeting every Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information about Mayflower Church, call the office at 781-585-3167, or visit the website mayflowercc.org.
St. Joseph Church
St. Joseph Church is located at 272 Main St. (Route 106), Kingston. Weekend Masses are at 5 p.m. Saturday and 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Weekday Masses are at 9 am. Monday through Friday. St. Joseph’s Church is open every day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for prayer and visits to the Blessed Sacrament. The Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession is held 6:30 to 7 Thursday evening during the seasons of Advent and Lent and each Saturday from 4 to 4:45 p.m. The food pantry is open from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. on the Thursday after the second Wednesday and on the last Monday each month. Kingston and Plympton residents are welcome. The parish phone number is 781-585-6679.
St. Mark’s of Ephesus Orthodox Church
St. Mark’s of Ephesus Orthodox Church, 261 Main St., Kingston, serves people from the surrounding South Shore area and the Cape. It is the only Eastern Orthodox church in the area; a church of the Orthodox Church in America, and the church services all Orthodox Christians. Established in 1983. The parish priest is Father Vasily Lickwar. Divine Liturgy service is held Sundays at 10 a.m. Call the church at 781-585-8907 or rectory at 781-329-5848 for information. The website is www.stmarkofephesusma.org.
St. Margaret Church
St. Margaret Church is at 141 Main St., Buzzards Bay, 508-759-7777. Mass schedule is: Saturday 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Sunday 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.; weekdays 8 a.m. Morning prayer: 7:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday. Reconciliation: Saturday 3-3:30 p.m. Phone: 508-759-7777.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church-on-the-Canal
This church is located at 165 Main St., Buzzards Bay, 508-759-5641. The Rev. Sue Lederhouse is priest-in-charge. Office hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. Sunday services: 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist, a quiet reflective service using traditional language; 9 a.m., Healing Service (third Sunday of the month) and 10 a.m., Holy Eucharist, a contemporary language service with music and choir. Sundays at 11:30 a.m. (during the school year): All God’s Children (Church School for children of all ages). Mondays at 5:30 p.m., Friendly Kitchen, a community supper. Visit www.saintpetersbb.org for more information or follow on Facebook.
Congregation Shirat Hayam
Shirat Hayam, which means, “Song of the Sea,” is a Reconstructionist congregation serving the South Shore. It was established in 1996. Shirat Hayam is an especially welcoming congregation with many interfaith families in the membership and a thriving religious school. The congregation is located in Marshfield at 185 Plain St. and offers rich spiritual, educational and social opportunities to a diverse Jewish community. It is grounded in and observant of tradition, guiding young and learning from elders, dedicated to creating and maintaining an open, dynamic, spiritual and participatory membership. For more information visit www.shirathayam.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-582-2700.
United Parish of Carver
The United Parish Church of Carver, located at 115 Main St., Route 58, in Carver, is a federated church of three different Protestant denominations: American Baptist, United Church of Christ Congregational and United Methodist. The church is a unique blend of people of different Christian backgrounds. The Rev. Bruce Bardon is pastor. For information, call 508-866-4493. Sunday worship and Sunday school are at 9:30 a.m., with nursery provided. The church thrift shop hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Located downstairs in the fellowship hall building, the shop has a large selection of men’s, women’s, children’s clothing and accessories and selection of household goods, curtains, bedding and more.
The Vineyard Church
The Vineyard Church is a community church located at 8 Hilltop Ave. in Kingston. The Vineyard offers contemporary worship music, biblical messages that you can apply to your life today, staffed children’s church for ages up to eighth grade, the cry room where mothers can view the service while nursing or dealing with a fussy one, active programs for kids, teenagers and adults, and groups for building relationships with others and with God. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month. Fellowship over coffee available at The Vineyard Cafe. For more information call 781-585-4776 or see www.thevineyardchurch.tv. There are two Sunday services: 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.