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Ashby Congregational Church, located at the Common in Ashby, worship service and Sunday school at 10 a.m., September through June. Coffee fellowship follows service. Pastor Sally Calhoun can be reached at (978) 386-5566.

Capilla de la Santisima Trinidad, at 69 Lincoln Terrace in Leominster celebrates Mass in Spanish at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays and 11 a.m. Sundays.

Christian Union Church, UCC, West Main St. (Rt. 225), West Groton, holds Sunday services at 10 a.m. and church school for toddlers through adults at 9 a.m. For more information, contact the Rev. David Kaden at (978) 921-2494, or the church at (978) 448-3348.

Ayer Church of God Sunday worship services are at 10:30 a.m. with Sunday school (all ages) at 9:30. Mid-week services are held on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Children’s church services (ages 5 to 12) are held during all Sunday and mid-week services, and a nursery is available during all services. Worship/prayer meetings are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and youth and young adult contemporary worship services are held on Fridays at 7 p.m. For more information call (978) 772-6055.

The Church of the Holy Spirit, a conservative Episcopal Church using the 1928 book of common prayer, is located at the intersection of Cross Street, Tucker Street, and Route 111 in Pepperell. Vicar is the Rev. Irving Cook (978) 433-5070. Holy Communion or morning prayer is at 10 a.m., Sundays. Ecumenical Bible study is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m.

The Community Church of Pepperell, across from the Town Hall, holds Sunday worship and Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible study held each Sunday at 9 a.m. Active Sunday school and junior and senior high youth group programs. Great music program. For more information, call (978) 433-2055.

Congregational Church of Littleton, 330 King St., Littleton, holds Sunday worship at 9 a.m. from June 19 through Sept. 4. Two services resume on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. Nursery care is provided starting at 10:05 am. Coffee hour and fellowship follow. Rev. Dr. Vern Swett, senior pastor. Call the church office at (978) 486-3245 for more information.

Evangelical Congregational Church of Dunstable holds Sunday worship services at 8 and 11 a.m. Nursery care is provided. Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m., classes age kindergarten through adult. Cherub, Junior and Youth and Sanctuary choirs. Instrumental ensemble and Praise Team. For more information, call (978) 433-5863.

Evangelical Congregational Church of Harvard, an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. Sunday worship service 10 a.m. Sunday school, youth groups, childcare available. Communion service on the first Sunday of the month. The Rev. Dr. Gregory Schmidt, pastor. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone (978) 456-8788.

Faith Worship Center, 2 Lomar Park, Pepperell, holds Sunday worship services at 9:30 a.m., and Sunday school for all ages at 10:45 a.m. Adult Bible study home groups are held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The high school youth group meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday, and the middle school youth group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. For more information, call the church office at (978) 433-6431.

First Baptist Church of Groton, 365 Main St. (Rt. 119), holds Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship service at 10:45 a.m. The Sunday evening service begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Club for kindergartners through sixth grade, and junior/senior high youth group starts at 7 p.m. An adult Bible study also begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Nursery care is always available. For information about this family-centered Bible church, call (978) 448-6574.

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 16 Pleasant St., Ayer, holds church services as well as Sunday school for children up to the age of 20 at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings. A weekly testimony meeting with readings from the Bible and “Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures” is held Wednesday nights at 7:30. Christian Science Reading Room book store and lending library, 30 Main St., Ayer, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays – Fridays, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call (978) 772-3698.

First Parish Church of Groton, Unitarian Universalist, 1 Powderhouse Road, holds Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Effective June 20. Child care is provided. There will be no services July 3 or Sept. 4. For more information, call the church office at (978) 448-6307.

Grace Baptist Church, 42 River Road, Pepperell, holds Sunday worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday school for all ages and adult Bible classes are held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, call the church office at (978) 433-2098.

Pepperell’s Lawrence Memorial United Methodist Church, 1 Chapel Hill (one block in from Dunkin’ Donuts), holds Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school for children is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening youth group and monthly meetings include a woman’s group, and “Love Thy Neighbor.” The Saturday Thrift Shop serves the community. Pastor Elisabeth Smith may be reached at (978) 433-6892.

Nashoba Grace Community Church, 17 Stevens St. (PO Box 602), Littleton. Worship service is Sunday at 10 a.m. at Littleton High School cafeteria. Mike Lynch is pastor. For more information, visit or call (978) 486-0201.

Pepperell Christian Fellowship at 17 Main St., Pepperell, holds its Sunday service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9. The church can be reached at (978) 433-6360.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7 Faulkner St., Ayer, welcomes everyone from surrounding communities. Rite I services are at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9:15, and Rite II at 10 a.m. A mid-week Eucharist takes place at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Interim priest is the Rev. Edward Kienzle, Ph.D. For more information, call (978) 772-2615.

St. David’s Episcopal Church, Pepperell, at the junction of Routes 113 and 119. Service is at 9 a.m. Adult and children’s christian education follows. The Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, vicar. For more information, call (978) 433-8631.

St. James Catholic Church, St. James Street, West Groton, holds Masses on Saturday at 4 p.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is every Saturday from 3 to 3:45 p.m. (before Mass; other times available by appointment with Rev. Michael A.J. Alfano. For more information, contact the Pastoral Center, 271 Main St., Groton, MA 01450, or call (978) 448-6633.

Mass schedule at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1 School St., Townsend, is as follows: Monday through Thursday at 9 a.m., Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 7:30, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. On holy days as announced. Reconciliation (Confession) Saturday, 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. and upon request. For more information, call the rectory at (978) 597-2291 or the religious education office at (978) 597-2183.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 28 Tarbell St., Pepperell, holds Masses on Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday at 9 a.m., and on Holy Days at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Confessions are heard on Saturday 30 minutes before Mass or by request. The pastor is the Rev. Robert J. Butler. For more information, call the church at (978) 433-5737.

Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ayer, is celebrated by the Rev. Richard R. Gosselin weekdays except Tuesday at 9 a.m. Saturday Vigil Mass is at 5 p.m. and Sunday Masses are at 8, 10 (Family Mass) and 11:30 a.m. Religious education classes meet Sunday from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. For recorded information call (978) 772-5191.

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 80 Champney Street, Groton, holds summer worship service at 9:30 a.m. in the Grange Hall. Beginning Sept. 25, Sunday school and adult discipleship at 9 a.m., worship service at10:15. Krista Henning-Ferkin, pastor. Call (978) 448-6140 for more information.

The Townsend United Methodist Church, “the church on the hill,” 265 Main Street, at the corner of Routes 13 and 119 in Townsend Center, holds Sunday worship at 11 a.m., with Sunday school and nursery care at the same time. The Rev. Elisabeth Smith may be reached at (978) 597-2486.

Townsend Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, the brick church on the common. Sunday worship at 9:50 a.m.; fellowship hour follows. Sunday school during service begins Sept. 11 for 4 and up. Nursery care for under 4. Call (978) 597-8925, Ext. 30 for information on special events and programs.

The Union Congregational Church, 218 Main St., Groton, holds Sunday worship at 9 a.m. during the summer months, and starting Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. Church school for pre-school through junior high students begins midway through the service; nursery care is provided for infants and toddlers. For more information, call the Rev. Dr. Jim Bronwell at (978) 448-2091.

United Church of Shirley, a non-denominational church where all are welcome, corner of Lancaster and Harvard Roads, Shirley. Sunday school meets at 9:15 a.m., nursery through adult classes, followed by Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. with nursery available. Youth group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, call (978) 425-4065.

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