Annisquam Village Church holds online worship services each Sunday at 10 a.m. The chat rooms opens at 9:30 a.m. A time of prayer and reflection is offered every Thursday at 7 p.m. via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. For more information, including weblinks, please go to

Cape Ann Bible Church, 8 Thompson St., Gloucester, offers Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., at for live streaming. Also past services and messages may be found there. For more information go to or call 978-281-3941.

The Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport’s pastor, the Rev. James Achadinha, is conducting Masses privately, then uploading them to the church’s new YouTube channel, CCGRonline. Achadinha also is providing resources on the community’s website,, to conduct private services at homes. Each update includes prayers and scripture passages to read and reflect on at certain hours of the day. He said he and the community’s reopening committee hope to open the churches’ door in mid July.

Churches of Sacred Heart St. John’s in Manchester-by-the-Sea are hosting Virtual Sunday Mass at 10 a.m. with Father Paul. More information may found in the latest church bulletin at

First Congregational Church of Essex (FCCOE), 39 Main St., Essex, is worshiping online at its website. To join in visit and click “At Home Sunday Worship.” You may also stay connected by clicking “like” on its Facebook page, First Congregational Church of Essex.

First Congregational Church, UCC, of Rockport is live streaming Sunday services on its Facebook page and Zoom at 10 a.m. Questions? 978- 546-6638.

First Parish Manchester is offering a Virtual Worship Service on Sundays at 10 a.m. through July. The church also offers:

• Wednesdays: Prayer and Meditation at 7 p.m., an opportunity to come together for a time of quiet reflection, sharing of Scripture, and the offering of prayer intentions.

•Thursdays: Bible Study at 4 p.m., discussion of upcoming weekly scripture. No preparation is needed; all welcome.

• Tuesday evening classes and committee meetings online through Zoom. To join with Zoom conferencing, on your computer, tablet, smart phone or phone, contact for details.

Past worship services available on YouTube; search First Parish Church Manchester by the Sea.

Gloucester and Rockport United Methodist Churches welcome Cape Ann neighbors as they continue to share worship online each week. Music, scripture and sermons are presented every Sunday beginning at 9:15 a.m. at the webpage. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both church buildings at 436 Washington St. in Gloucester, and 36 Broadway in Rockport will remain closed through Sunday, Sept. 6. Questions or additional information, please call: 978-546-7360

Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., Gloucester, is hosting Zoom worship services are online Sundays at 10 a.m. For an invitation to join the service, email before 10 on Sunday morning. Everyone is warmly welcome to join in.

North Shore Bible Church of Cape Ann, 65 Eastern Ave. in Essex., plans this Sunday to have one service at 9 a.m., another at 11 a.m., and stream them online. Seats may be reserved at

The Orthodox Congregational Church of Lanesville has moved its weekly prayer meeting, Bible study classes and Sunday 10 a.m. worship services online. Visit for link to connect via Zoom or Facebook to participate.

Pigeon Cove Chapel in Rockport is moving its services to a distance format for 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship. See its YouTube channel, Pigeon Cove Chapel. 978-546-2523

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., is closed, except for AA meetings. Online services are posted on Youtube at stjohnsgloucester. Updates, links to services, and more information are available at

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gloucester is holding Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. and Sunday worship services at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live at All welcome. Questions? Call 978-283-6550

Temple Ahavat Achim remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The temple’s Religious School, weekly Torah Study class, morning Shabbat service and Sunday minyan service have moved to the Zoom platform. Instructions on how to join the temple’s Zervices may be found at on its homepage,

Trinity Congregational Church of Gloucester’s Sunday services, and other resources, are available via its website at Also follow the church on Facebook.

West Gloucester Congregational Church, UCC, 488 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, continues to worship online at its website, (click on the Resources tab). Or like the West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church on Facebook to view services. Here is the June schedule:

• June 21: Musicians Jeannine Lynch and Arnie Rosen.

• June 28: Guest musician Chelsea Berry.

The church also offers a Zoom Prayer Time on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and a Zoom Coffee Hour on Friday at 10 a.m. All are welcome. To receive the link for the Prayer Time and/or the Coffee Hour please call the church at 978-283-2817 and leave your email.

For pastoral needs, questions or to reach the Rev. Rona Tyndall, please call the church at 978-283-2817.

Listings may be sent to: Religion Calendar, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Andrea Holbrook at, at least two weeks prior to the event.

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