Baptist Community Baptist Church of Marion
Community Baptist Church of Marion is located at 441 Front St. at the junction of routes 105 and 195. The church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts (TABCOM). Rev. Dr. Robert J. Gomes is the pastor. The church office phone number is 508-748-2250. Sunday worship is held at 10 a.m. Children Bible class for toddlers, pre-teen and teens is held upstairs during worship service. Wednesday night adult Bible Class held at 6 p.m. Holy Communion is held on the first Sunday of each month and a potluck, fellowship meal follows the service. The Pastors office is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Dr. Gomes cell at 508-566-7622 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congregational First Congregational Church of Marion
The First Congregational Church of Marion is located at 28 Main St. The Rev. Dr. Sheila Sathyanathan Rubdi is the pastor. For information, call 508-748-1053, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The church is handicapped accessible. Sunday service is at 10 a.m. Coffee hour follows the service. Sunday school, adult and children’s choirs and nursery care are available.
First Congregational Church of Rochester
The First Congregational Church of Rochester is located at 11 Constitutional Way, Route 105. Go and worship. This is a Christ centered church that preaches the Gospel in season and out of season. Go and share the blessings God has for all of us. Sunday school is from 9 to 10:15 a.m. The worship service is at 10:30 a.m. Check out the website rochestercongregational.org or call 508-763-4314 for information.
Mattapoisett Congregational Church
The Mattapoisett Congregational Church is located at 27 Church St. The Rev. Amy Lignitz Harken is the pastor. For information, call 508-758-2671. The church is handicap accessible. Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. There is church school for children from pre-K through eighth grade and nursery for infants and toddlers.
North Rochester Congregational Church
The North Rochester Congregational Church, located at 247 North Ave., is an independent church and welcomes everyone to worship at 10 a.m. every Sunday. Volunteers from the congregation or guest speakers fill the pulpit.
On the second Sunday of the month, following the service, everyone is invited to join together for food and fellowship at a brunch prepared by the members of the congregation. The church is handicap-accessible. For more information on special events or changes to the schedule, call Barbara Besse at 508-763-8838. Note: the church is not UCC affiliated.
St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church
Located at 124 Front St., Marion, serving Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and beyond. The seaside locale brings both year-round and summer parishioners who gather for worship, fellowship, study and outreach. The Rev. Geoffrey Piper, Rector. Services are Sundays, 8 a.m. Worship I; 10 a.m. Worship II; 9:45 a.m. Godly Play; and 9:45 a.m. Nursery; and Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m. Worship in Chapel and 8 a.m. Bible study. For information, call 508-748-1507 or go to stgabrielsmarion.org.
St. Philip’s Episcopal Chapel
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, located near the town beach at 34 Water St., Mattapoisett, is open during the summer. Holy communion is celebrated at both the 8 and 10 a.m. services, led by invited clergy. All are welcome. Services are at 8 and 10 a.m.
South Coast Community Church
South Coast Community Church has a new home. It is sharing space with the First Congregational Church of Fairhaven, 34 Center St., Fairhaven. Sunday worship is 10:30 a.m. SCCC uses the Williams Street entrance on the east side of the building. The website is southcoastchurch.net; email email@example.com or call 508-857-6526.
Bay Community Alliance
Bay Community Alliance Church is located at 40 Cypress St., P.O. Box 296, Buzzards Bay. For information, call the church at 508-759-5141, the pastor’s home, 508-759-8374, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. The church is an evangelical Christian congregation affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance.
St. Anthony Church
St. Anthony Church is located at 22 Barstow St., Mattapoisett. Masses are Saturdays at 4:30 p.m., and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Devotions to St. Anthony continue with masses on Tuesday mornings throughout the year.
Confessions are heard Saturdays from 3:30 to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
St. Anthony’s Parish seeks used books for fundraiser: Want to get rid of your used books? St. Anthony’s Parish is raising money through donations of new and used books, CDs, DVDs, videos, records and audio books. The group has recently placed a drop-off donation container to collect these items from community members who’d like to repurpose their used goods while also helping the parish raise money. The group will be paid on an ongoing basis for all items collected in their donation container.
The gray book donation container, distinguished by its purple and yellow “Got Books?” sign, is located in the parking lot of the parish at 26 Hammond St. This program is an ongoing fundraiser and donations can be made by the public at any time. All funds raised through the collection of these donations will benefit the general funding of the parish. For information, contact Got Books at GotBooks.com or call 978-284-2500.
St. Margaret Church and St. Mary Church
St. Margaret Church is located at 141 Main St., Buzzards Bay. St. Mary Church, a mission of St. Mary, is located on Onset Avenue in Onset. Priests are the Rev. Francis de Sales Paolo, pastor, and the Rev. Giles Barreda, OFM, parochial vicar. The first Friday of the month, a 24-hour Eucharistic Adoration begins at 8:45 a.m., and includes a Holy Hour at 7 p.m. A Recitation of the Rosary takes place daily after 8 a.m. Mass; Rosary for the Unborn is held Fridays.
The first Wednesday of the month, Novena to St. Padre Pio will take place. Mondays, Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be after 8 a.m. Mass. The first Saturday of the month, devotions to Our Lady of Fatima is held after 8 a.m. Mass. St. Mary Church Mass is at 9 a.m. Sundays. There are no weekday Masses. St. Margaret Church holds Mass daily at 8 a.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Vigil Mass, Sundays, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Spiritual support groups: A model of pastoral care is provided the first Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. to family and friends of persons with emotional troubles, depression and mental illness. Meetings are held at St. Margaret Church in Buzzards Bay. For information, contact Timothy at 302-893-1876.
St. Rose of Lima
St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church is located at 282 Vaughan Hill Road, Rochester. For information, call 508-763-2244. Masses: Saturday Vigil at 5 p.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. Thursday morning Mass at 9 a.m., with the recitation of the Rosary to follow. Reconciliation is 4 to 4:30 Saturday. To arrange for a baptism, funeral or marriage at St. Rose of Lima, call the Sacred Heart Parish at 508-947-0444.
St. Rita Catholic Church
The St. Rita Church is located at 113 Front St., Marion. The Rev. Paul Caron is the pastor. For information about the Faith Formation program or for a registration form, email Theresa Fitzpatrick, coordinator for grades 1-6 at email@example.com; Mary Chaplain, coordinator for grades 7-10 at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the rectory at 508-748-1497. Masses are Saturday at 5 p.m., with confession at 4 p.m. Masses are held Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
Crossroads Church is located at 307 Tremont St. (Route 58) in South Carver. Sunday services are held at 10 a.m. and are led by Pastor Barry Hanson. Evening services are held at 5 p.m. Childcare is provided. Daily prayer and Bible study is held at 10 a.m. Monday-Friday. The Celebrate Recovery gathering is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Fridays. The second Sunday of the month is “Super Sunday.”
For more information, go to crossroadscarver.com, call 781-964-0434 or email email@example.com. You can also find the church on Facebook at “Crossroads Carver.” The church’s mission statement is “Loving people by KNOWING, GROWING and SHOWING the life of Christ in our daily walk of faith.”
Friends Meeting (Quaker)
The Mattapoisett Friends Meeting (Quaker) is located at 103 Marion Road (Route 6), Mattapoisett. Meetings are Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for a traditional service.
LifeHouse Church – “Where Hope Burns Bright” 17 Jericho Road – across from The Cabin Restaurant, Route 28, Middleborough, lifehousenewengland.com 508-947-8002, Pastor Loren P. Decker
n Sunday School – 9:45 a.m., classes for adults and children, child care provided
n Sunday Worship Service – 10:30 a.m., childcare provided
n StormChasers – Sunday 2:30-4:30 p.m. Evangelism, and prophetic training; coordinator the Rev. John Machado
n Prayer – Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
n Wisdom To Know The Difference, NA meeting, Mondays 7:30 p.m., coordinator Sandra
n Prayer – Tuesdays 7 p.m., coordinator Bill Driscoll
n Youth Ignite – Wednesday 7 p.m. Youth group, conferences, coordinator: Amanda Decker
n Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, coordinator Ed Rand
n LifeHouse Arts Academy – Affordable instruction – guitar, piano, bass, drums, coordinator: Roxanne Young
n Life Guys – second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, coordinator Bill Driscoll
n Biker Church, 7 p.m. first Friday of the month, coordinator, Rich Ruscetta
n Life Gals – second Saturday of the Month, 9 a.m., coordinator Pat Rand
n Single Women’s Group – fourth Saturday of the Month 4:30 to 7 p.m. (potluck included), coordinator Rose Paquette
n Coffeehouse – second and fourth Friday 7 to 10 p.m. Coffee Milano, Middleborough coordinator the Rev. John Machado
n Soul To Soul Recovery Group – Saturdays 6:30 p.m., coordinator the Rev. John Machado
St. Andrew’s Traditional Anglican Church
St. Andrew’s Traditional Anglican Church. A 1928 Book of Common Prayer Parish. “An unchanging faith in an ever-changing world.” 8 Highland St., Rock Cemetery, South Middleborough. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. For information and directions, standrewstpec.org.
Tremont Advent Christian Camp Meeting Association
Celebrating 147 seasons of providing religious services, Bible studies, Saturday night concerts, conferences and youth and family camps. Located at 45 Oakdale Ave., Marion. Call 508-748-0279 for information, or visit CampMarion.org.