Your Religion News: July 6, 2019

  • The 4D1G Gospel Quartet: From left, David Welenc of Orange, Dennis MacLaughlin of Greenfield, David Chaplin of Buckland and Dennis Ainsworth of Colrain. Contributed photo

Published: 7/5/2019 3:05:40 PM
Modified: 7/5/2019 3:05:26 PM
Outdoor patriotic concert set for Sunday

NORTHFIELD — The 4D1G Gospel Quartet will be performing an outdoor concert of patriotic songs and other great musical arrangements in front of the Northfield Baptist Church, 87 Main St., at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 7. The quartet will be joined by a choir from the Northfield Christian Camp. Hosted by the Rev. Dennis Jacob, pastor of the Northfield Baptist Church. “Come and sing with us!”

Outdoor service and picnic this Sunday

NORTHFIELD — All are welcome to the outdoor worship service and picnic this Sunday, July 7, at 24 Main St., under the tent. Morning service led by Pastor Bob Emberley is at 10:30 a.m., with a picnic lunch provided by Community Bible Church at 11:45 a.m. Community prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Bob Emberley at

Summer Sunday evening service in Halifax, Vt.

HALIFAX, Vt. — The Rev. Dr. Marcia Dorey and organist Merrillyn Courser will lead the Halifax Union Society in a service this Sunday, starting at 6 p.m. Established in 1891, the society has offered nondenominational worship on summer Sunday evenings for many years. Nonperishable food donations for the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry are gratefully accepted. The church is located on Stowe Mountain Road, around the corner from the long row of mailboxes in Halifax Center.

C.S. Lewis Study Center presents ‘The Great War and the Crisis of Faith’

NORTHFIELD — On Tuesday, July 9, at 7 p.m., the C.S. Lewis Study Center presents “G.K. Chesterton and Joyce Kilmer: War, Poetry, and the Battle Against Cultural Fragmentation,” with Dr. Amy Fahey of Thomas More College, New Hampshire. The program takes place at the historic home known as “Green Pastures” at 199 Main St. Admission is free. Suggested donation, $5.

Legacy of Lewis series starts July 11

NORTHFIELD — On Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m., the C.S. Lewis Study Center presents C.S. Lewis’ The Silver Chair, “Dismissing Rules and Boundaries: A Perilous Quest for Freedom,” by Dr. Scott B. Key of California Baptist University. The program takes place at the historic home known as “Green Pastures” at 199 Main St. Admission is free. Suggested donation, $5.

SING with Alice Parker: Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

CHARLEMONT — Come SING with Alice Parker, Wednesday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m., at the Federated Church on Route 2. Free.

Gospel quartet to perform July 15 at Moody auditorium

NORTHFIELD — The 4D1G Gospel Quartet will be performing a concert on Monday, July 15, at 7 p.m. in the Moody Auditorium for the D.L. Moody Days. The concert will feature several of the favorite hymns of old along with some great Southern Gospel music.

Moody Center 3-day conference set for July 12-14

NORTHFIELD — “Kissed by the Son: Revive and Reform!” is a three-day conference set for July 12-14 at The Moody Center, 36 Winchester Road. This event is focused on the themes of Christian revival and reformation in America. Featured speaker Eric Metaxas is the N.Y. Times best-selling author of several books, host of the Eric Metaxas Radio Show, and is a regular guest commentator on television news and talk shows. His most recent book, “If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty,” will be the subject of one of his talks. Other speakers include Chuck Pierce, Jon and Jolene Hamill, Paul Jehle, Phil Saldatte and Mark Fee. Music will be provided by area bands and opportunities for prayer will be available. Attendees can come to the whole conference or select the day they wish to attend; there are residential and meal options as well. Registration and complete details can be found at

D.L. Moody Days: July 15-20

NORTHFIELD — D.L. Moody Days will be held at the Moody Auditorium July 15-20 at 7 p.m. each day. All events are free. An offering will be taken. Monday, July 15: Gospel concert by 4D1G Quartet. Tuesday, July 16 and Wednesday, July 17, Rick Newton: “The Cross Carrier Revival in New England.” Thursday, July 18: Mike Gantt: “Revival.” Friday, July 19: Nick Moorhead: “A Song’s Impact.” Saturday, July 20: Tom Savistano: “D.L. Moody Revival.”

July 20: Celebrate Halifax, Vt. church’s renovation

HALIFAX, Vt. — The Halifax Union Society was formed in the early 1800s and has stood as a proud witness on the hill in Halifax, Vt. ever since. In 2018, a letter campaign led to donations from supporters that resulted in a complete restoration of the outside of this historic church by Momaney painters. On Saturday, July 20, all are invited to a special celebration of the renovation, with a review of the church’s history and some wonderful refreshments.

CROP Hunger Walk Recruitment Rally set for Aug. 15

SUNDERLAND — The 2019 Franklin County CROP Hunger Walk will hold a recruitment rally on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:02 p.m. at First Congregational Church of Sunderland, 91 South Main St. Coordinator Steve Damon says, “A first step in the voyage of eradicating worldwide hunger and poverty is having someone in your group become a recruiter, attending this recruitment rally, where all pertinent information will be distributed. A light supper will be provided. For more information, call Damon at 413-863-2850.

Greenfield Recorder

14 Hope Street
Greenfield, MA 01302-1367
Phone: (413) 772-0261
Fax: (413) 772-2906


Copyright © 2019 by Newspapers of Massachusetts, Inc.
Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy