This page is dedicated to information about off-campus resources and services in our area. For information on Amherst College resources and services, please look to the sidebar in Religious & Spiritual Life.

We do our best to keep current but organizations sometimes make changes of which we are unaware. Before visiting a community or service it might be wise to confirm the accuracy of your information. Contact the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life if you know of a religious service or resource that should be added to our list. Thank you! 

Baha’i Hindu Roman Catholic
Buddhist Jewish Unitarian Universalist
Christian Muslim LGBTQ+ Affirming

AB group  = LGBTQ+ actively affirming

We do our best to include this icon based on how these centers present themselves to the public. Please reach out if you feel we should add or omit a group!


Baha’i


Buddhist

  • AB group  Bodhisara Dharma Community. Check website for location and events. Visit Bodhisara
  • AB group  Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley. 116 Pleasant Street, Suite 242, Easthampton, MA 01027. 413-527-0388. Drop-in sittings Monday 5:30 - 6:15 PM, Wednesday 7 - 7:30 PM sitting followed by dharma talk and Q & A 7:35 - 8:30 PM; Unguided sitting Friday 5:45 - 6:30 PM. Visit Insight Meditation Center
  • New England Peace Pagoda & Cambodian Buddhist Temple. 100 Cave Hill Road, Leverett, MA 01054. 413-367-2202; Visit New England Peace Pagoda
  • Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center. 191 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-585-9848. Public Meditation every 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sunday 10AM. Visit PV Shambhala
  • The Zen Center on Main Street/Two Streams Zen. 263 Main Road, Route 66, Westhampton, MA, 01027. 413-977-1852. Visit Two Streams Zen

Christian

African Methodist Episcopal Zion


Assemblies of God

  • Valley Life Church. 113 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373 (meet in Frontier Regional School Auditorium). 413-397-3797. Sunday Services 10:30 AM. Visit Valley Life Church

Baptist

  • Faith Baptist Church. 219 Florence Road, Florence, MA 01062. 413-584-0285.  Sunday school 10 AM,  Morning Worship Hour 11 AM.  Evening Worship Service  6:30 PM Evening Worship Service. Visit Faith Baptist Church
  • First Baptist Church of Amherst. 434 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-549-3596; Sunday 8:45 AM (traditional) 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM (contemporary). Visit First Baptist or FBC Chinese Ministry
  • MERCYhouse. 365 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-238-1883. Sunday 9:15 & 11:15 AM. (413) 374-7532. Visit MERCYhouse

Christian Missionary Alliance

  • Maple Ridge Church. 659 Amherst Road, Sunderland, MA 01375. 413-549-4949. Sunday Service 10 AM. Visit Maple Ridge Church

Christian Science

  • First Church of Christ, Scientist/Christian Science Society of Northampton. 46 Center Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-3420. Sunday Service/Sunday School 10:30 AM. Visit Christian Science Society

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints


Church of Christ/Congregational/United Church of Christ

  • AB group  Edwards Church. 297 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-5500. Worship Service and Church School Sunday 10 AM.  Visit Edwards Church
  • AB group  First Churches UCC & ABC. 129 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-9392. Sunday Worship10 AM. Visit First Churches
  • AB group  First Congregational Church of Amherst UCC. 165 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-253-3456. Sunday Worship 10:30 AM. Visit First Congregational Church of Amherst
  • AB group  First Congregational Church of Hadley. 102 Middle Street, Hadley, MA 01035. 413-584-4117. Sunday Worship 10 AM. Visit First Congregational Church of Hadley
  • Florence Congregational Church. 130 Pine Street, Florence, MA 01062. 413-584-1325.  Sunday Worship 10 AM.  Visit Florence Congregational Church
  • AB group  North Hadley Congregational Church. 243 River Drive, Hadley, MA 01035. 413-586-2021.  Sunday Worship 10 AM.  Visit North Hadley Congregational Church
  • AB group  South Congregational Church. 1066 South East Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-253-2977. Worship and Sunday School 10 AM. Visit South Congregational Church

Episcopal

  • AB group  Grace Episcopal Church. 14 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-256-6754. Sunday Services Holy Eucharist 8 AM, Holy Eucharist (Choral) 10:30 AM.  Visit Grace Episcopal Church
  • AB group  St. John's Episcopal Church. 48 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-1757.  Sunday Services Holy Eucharist 8 AM, Holy Eucharist (Choral) Sunday 10 AM.  Visit St. John's Episcopal Church
  • St. Philip's Episcopal Church. 128 Main Street, Easthampton, MA 01027. 413-527-0862. Sunday 10 AM.  Visit St. Philip's Episcopal Church

Friends/Quakers

  • AB group  Northampton Friends Meeting. 43 Center Street, Suite 202, Second floor. Northampton, MA 01060. 413-587-4622. Sunday Worship 11 AMVisit the Northampton Friends Meeting
  • AB group  The Mount Toby Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. 194 Long Plain Road (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054. 548-9188. Meeting for Worship: Sunday10 AM . Visit Mount Toby Meeting

Inter/Non-Denominational

  • Cathedral in the Night. 129 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060 (front steps of First Churches). Sunday Service 5:00 PM. Visit Cathedral in the Night or contact info@cathedralinthenight.org
  • Christ Community Church(formerly Dwight Chapel) 1255 Federal Street, Belchertown, MA 01007. 413-253-0292. Sunday Services 8:45 & 11 AM. Visit Christ Community Church
  • College Church. 58 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-586-0057. Sunday Service 10 AM.  Visit College Church
  • Grace United Church. 80 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060 . 413-207-2973. Sunday Service 10 AM. Visit Grace United Church
  • Hope Community Church. 16 Gaylord Street, Amherst, MA 01002. Sunday Service 10 AM. Visit Hope Church
  • Moore's Corner Church, Church Hill Road, Leverett, MA 01054. 413-367-9361. Sunday Service 10 AM.  Visit Moore's Corner Church

Jehovah’s Witnesses

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Amherst. 17 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-253-9720. Sunday Service 9:30 AM, Thursday 7:00 PM. For information
  • Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Northampton. 165 Bridge Road, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-6159.  Sunday Service 10 AM For information

Lutheran

  • AB group  Immanuel Lutheran Church. 867 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-549-0322. Sunday Worship 10:30 AM. Visit Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • AB group  Our Savior's Lutheran Church. 319 Granby Rd, South Hadley, MA 01075. 413-533-1925. Sunday worship 10:15am. Visit Our Savior's Lutheran Church

Methodist

  • AB group  Christ United Methodist Church. 271 Rocky Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01062. 413-584-5935. Sunday Service 10 AM.  Visit Christ United Methodist Church
  • Hope United Methodist Church. 31 Main Street, Belchertown, MA 01007. 413-323-7584. Sunday Service 10 AM. Visit Hope United Methodist Church
  • AB group  Wesley United Methodist Church. 98 North Maple Street, Hadley, MA 01035.  413-549-1550. Sunday Service 10 AM. Visit Wesley United Methodist Church

New England Chinese Churches

  • Amherst Chinese Christian Church. 611 Belchertown Road (Rt. 9), Amherst, MA 01002. 413-259-1500. Sunday Service 9:45 (Chinese) 11:15 (English). Visit Amherst Chinese Christian Church

Pentecostal

  • City Of David - Redeemed Christian Church of God. 8 River Drive, Hadley, MA 01035. 413-505-9791 or 508-468-8801. Sunday Services 10 and 11 AM. Visit City of David

Presbyterian


Seventh-day Adventist


Hindu

  • AB group  Students of Hinduism Reaching Inward (SHRI) Mount Holyoke College, Eliot House Lounge. Thursday 5-7 PM Puja prayer service and Indian dinner. Visit SHRI or contact msharma@cns.umass.edu for more information

Jewish

  • AB group  Beit Ahavah (Reform). Meets at Florence Congregational Church. 130 Pine Street, Florence, MA 01062. 413-587-3770. Kabbalat Shabbat Service 7:30-8:45 PM. Visit Beit Ahavah
  • Chabad House (Chasidic). 30 North Hadley Road, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-626-7820. Shabbat Service Fri 7 PM, Sat 10 AM. Visit Chabad House
  • Congregation Bnai Israel (Conservative). 253 Prospect Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-584-3593. Kabbalat Shabbat Friday 6 PM, Saturday Shabbat 9:30 AM. Visit Congregation Bnai Israel
  • Hillel House. 388 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-549-1710. Shabbat Service Friday Night 6 PM (Reform/Conservative/Orthodox options available). Saturday Shabbat 9:30 AM  (Orthodox). Lunch following services. (call for more info about high holidays). Visit UMass Hillel
  • AB group  Jewish Community of Amherst (Reconstructionist). 742 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-256-0160. Friday Services: Friday (Kabbalat Shabbar) 6:15 PM, Saturday Shabbat Services 10 AM. Visit the Jewish Community of Amherst

Muslim

  • Hampshire Mosque in Hadley. 451 Russell Street, Hadley, MA. Friday Jumu'ah Prayers, 1 PM. Visit Hampshire Mosque

Roman Catholic

  • Newman Catholic Center, UMASS. 472 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-549-0300. Saturday Service 4:30 PM. Sunday Services 8 AM, 10:30 AM (additional 7 PM and 9:30 PM services when UMass is in session). Visit the Newman Center of UMass
  • St. Brigid’s Catholic Church. 122 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002. 413-256-6181. Saturday Service 4 PM. Sunday Services 8 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM (Spanish). Visit St. Brigid's Church
  • Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. 120 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035. 413-584-1326. Service Saturday 4 PM. Sunday Services 8 AM and 10:30 AM (Family Mass). Visit Most Holy Redeemer Church

Unitarian Universalist