Notre Dame Spirituality Center
30 Jeffreys Neck Road, Ipswich; 978-380-1574; http://notredamesc.org.
Ascension Memorial Church
31 County St., Ipswich; 978-356-2560; firstname.lastname@example.org; amcipswich.org. Rector: The Rev. Bradford D. Clark. Sunday services: 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I; 10:15 a.m. Choral Holy Eucharist, Rite II. Weekday services: 12:15-12:45 p.m. Mondays, Holy Silence; 5:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Holy Silence/Night Prayer.
The Our BEACH Sunday School and Our STORY Child Care, both for grades K-5, begin at 10:15 a.m. in Boone Hall. Our BEACH Sunday School welcomes children to enjoy an interactive religious education program in classrooms, using a fresh, creative, insightful curriculum. Themes, such as courage, world faith traditions, and Thanksgiving, are explored through music, acting, Bible stories, banner-making, prayer, youth-led family services, community projects and more.
Cicle of Care: 4-5 p.m. second Sunday of the month. Circle of Care is a resource for learning how to live within a new narrative, a way of living that honors and acknowledges loss while not being limited and defined by loss. Feel free to attend one meeting or several. Cirlce of Care welcomes anyone and everyone.
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church
8 Lafayette Road, Ipswich
Pastor: The Rev. John Govostes; Phone: 978-356-9798
Weekday holidays, 9 a.m.; Sunday School classes, 9:30 a.m., Divine liturgy, 10 a.m.; sermon 11:15 a.m.
Our Lady of Hope
One Pineswamp Road, Ipswich; 978-356-3944; fax 978-356-9592; ipswichcatholics.org.
Confessions: 3 to 3:40 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.
Pastor: Father Thomas E. Keyes
Weekend Mass: Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Weekday Mass: 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday — No Mass on Wednesdays
Scriptural Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday
Men’s Fellowship Group: 7 a.m. Saturday at the church hall.
134 High St., auditorium of the Ipswich Middle School; 978-927-0730; www.thebridgebostonnorthshore.com. Pastor: Drew McGee
Sunday Service: 10 a.m.; Pre-service prayer: 9 a.m. Service features lively, contemporary worship and sound, Biblical teaching in a loving community of believers. Altar ministry available following the service.
First Baptist Church of Rowley
147 Main St., Rowley; 978-948-2583; firstbaptistrowley.com. Pastor: Charles Bordonaro.
Sunday services: 10 a.m. Morning Worship; 11:15 a.m. Sunday School; 6 p.m. Evening Service.
Wednesday services: Bible and Prayer Time, 6:30 p.m. at the church.
First Church of Christ, Scientist
15 North Main St., Ipswich; 978-356-2020; churchofchristscientist.org.
Spiritual healing and guidance is the focus of First Church of Christ, Scientist. The Sunday morning service begins at 10 a.m., and Sunday School is held at the same hour for pupils up to the age of 20. Childcare is also provided.
Wednesday meetings at 7:30 p.m., include testimonies of healings and remarks on how the application of Christian Science has helped individuals work through life’s challenges. Also, selections from the Bible and “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy are read on subjects pertinent to everyday life.
The Reading Room, in a wing of the church, is a quiet place to study or pray. You are welcome to read, borrow or purchase the Bible and other literature, including the Christian Science Monitor. It is open Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. and Thursday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome to visit the reading room and attend services. For articles on spiritual healing, log on: spirituality.com.
First Church in Ipswich
A UCC open and affirming congregation. 1 Meetinghouse Green; 978-356-2211; firstchurchipswich.org.
Ministers: Rev. Dr. Rebecca Pugh and Rev. Christine Hribar.
Worship and Sunday School, 10 a.m. every Sunday
Bible study, 10 a.m. Mondays (not holidays)
ESL classes, 1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Youth group, 6 p.m. Tuesday
Choir, 7 p.m. Thursday
AA, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. Saturday
Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Join our youth groups, musicians, cooks and workers for justice. Summer worship: Sunday at 10 a.m. in the meetinghouse across from the church at 12 Meetinghouse Green.
First Congregational Church of Rowley
United Church of Christ, 175 Main St., Rowley; 978-948-3993; fcor.org. Pastor: The Rev. Robert M.J. Hagopian, 978-948-3327 (home), email@example.com. Secretary, Kathy Olmsted, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday School and adult study group resumes in fall.
Sunday service: 10 a.m.
Sunday School, grades preschool through 8, 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Adult study, Sundays, 9 a.m.
Women’s study group meets on Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Youth programs: The Between Group, grades 4, 5 and 6, meets some Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon; Youth Group, grades 7 through 12 and generally meets the first and third Sundays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Fellowship Thrift Shop, located in the lower hall, is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and also Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., weather permitting. There is clothing of all sizes, household goods and some special items — all at reasonable prices, and occasional sales. Donations of gently used clothing and household items are happily accepted, but only when the shop is open. NO electronics, books or household items, please.
One church, two locations
Ipswich campus: Pastor Greg Hills; Pastor Jonathan Conant
Sunday Service: 9 and 11:15 a.m.
179 County Road, Route 1A, Ipswich
Danvers Campus: Pastor Derek Baker
Sunday service: 10:15 a.m.
30 High St., Danvers
Immanuel Baptist Church
45 Central St., Ipswich; 978-356-2010; ibc-ipswich.org. Senior Pastor: The Rev. Dr. Glenn Prescott.
Nursery ministry offered during worship.
Rev. Dr. Glenn Prescott and the Immanuel Baptist Church praise and worship at 10 a.m. with Sunday School classes for all ages follows at 11 a.m.
AA groups are held at IBC Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening. The Tuesday night group is a “Big Book” study meeting.
Men’s group meet every second and fourth Saturday mornings beginning at 7 a.m.
Please call the church office at 978-356-2010 or view the IBC website atibc-ipswich.org for further details or information regarding the ministry of the Immanuel Baptist Church of Ipswich.
391 Linebrook Road, Ipswich (west of Route 1) an Independent Congregational Church, 978-372-2351. Rev. Laura Quay.
10 a.m. Worship service
Watch our service on Ipswich Comcast Cable TV, Channel 9, on Verizon FIOS TV, Channel 33 and on local cable/FIOS in surrounding towns. Thursdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m.
For information: 978-356-3104; linebrook.org.
Orthodox Church of St. John the Russian
A Canonical Parish of the Russian Orthodox Church; 16 Mount Pleasant Ave., Ipswich
Fr. Spiridon Schneider, rector, email@example.com; Fr. Maximos McIntyre, assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Information: 978-380-6499 or 978-808-6024, stjohntherussian.com.
Sunday services: 10 a.m.
Saturday: 6 p.m., Great Vespers.
Daily: 6:30 a.m., Mantins or Divine Liturgy; 7 p.m., Vespers.
For spiritual counseling and instruction call Fr. Spyridon, 978-808-6024.
St. John the Confessor Orthodox Church
244 High St., Ipswich; 978-223-7615; email@example.com; Fr. John Knox, Priest.
A traditional American orthodox church with services in English.
Regular services are: Saturday, 6 p.m., Great Vespers; Sunday, 7 a.m., Matins; Sunday, 9 a.m., Divine Liturgy followed by coffee hour; and other services as appropriate according to the church calendar.
St. Mary’s Parish
Main Street, Rowley and 94 Andover St., Georgetown; 978-352-2024; SaintMaryParish.com; Pastor: Rev. Robert A. Poitras.
Masses: Saturday, 4:30 p.m. in Georgetown; Sunday, 9 a.m., Rowley; Sunday, 11 a.m., Georgetown; Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m., Rowley; Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m., Georgetown.
North Shore Bible Church
65 Eastern Ave., Essex; 978-768-3539; northshorebible.homestead.com.
A member of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. Pastor: Jack Brown and Dana Moore associate pastor.
Sunday school, for all ages, 9:15 a.m.
Sunday morning worship: 10:15 a.m.
Bible study, Sundays at 6 p.m.
Our Savior Lutheran Church
478 Boston St. (Route 1), Topsfield. Phone: 978-887-5701; www.oslcma.com
Pastor Jefrey Jensen.
Services: Sunday 8 a.m. (Traditional), 9:30 a.m. (New Community Contemporary), 11 a.m. (Contemporary). Christian Education, 9:30 a.m.: Kid’s Connection (up to 6th Grade), The Pulse (Youth Group for grades 7-12) and Adult Ed Class. Nursery care provided.
Temple Ahavat Achim
86 Middle St., Gloucester; taagloucester.org/who/barth; 978 281-0739.
Rabbi: Rabbi Steven Lewis
An inclusive temple affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism serving the Cape Ann area for over 100 years. Contact the temple for schedule of services and events.
Living Faith United Methodist Church
Living Faith United Methodist Church, 31 North Main St., Ipswich; 978-356-5169; firstname.lastname@example.org; Pastor, The Rev. Adam Randazzo. Sunday Services at 9 a.m. with refreshments and fellowship after the service. Adult Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Childcare provided during services at the church.
Easter Sunday: 5:45 a.m. Lynch Park, Beverly; 5:45 a.m. Clark Pond, Great Neck, Ipswich; 9 a.m. Ipswich Campus — Masonic Lodge, 70 Topsfield Road, Ipswich; 11 a.m. Memorial Campus.
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex, 59 Main St., Essex, 978-768-3690. Sunday services: 10 a.m. Welcoming and inclusive, with programs for youth, children and toddlers. uuessex.org; e-mail: email@example.com. We offer a message of love, a spirit of inquiry and a commitment to social justice. Minister, the Rev. Art McDonald, Ph.D.
The North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart St., Beverly, offers a potluck-style dinner and an accessible, interactive service the first and third Sundays of every month, with dinner at 5 p.m. and the service at 6 p.m. The church designs the service especially for those who have physical and emotional challenges, and for all individuals, or families with children who desire to be engaged in multi-sensory worship. The church is a nut-free facility. For more information, call 978-927-2014 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org