Religious Life

Community Religious Services and Resources

NOTE: Please call before attending to confirm times of services. 

We do our best to keep current but organizations sometimes make changes of which we are unaware. Unless otherwise listed, area codes are (413). Information about on campus religious resources is available at our web site: www.amherst.edu/campuslife/religouslife 

Baha’i

Baha'i Club at Amherst College

Visit their page at Baha'i Club at Amherst.

Baha'i Community of Amherst

Call for locations and times 1-800-228-6483.

Baha'i Club at UMass Amherst

There has been a Bahai Club at the University of Massachusetts since 1983. Visit their page at Bahai Club at UMass.

Buddhist

Bodhisara Dharma Community

Sitting Group on Sunday, 10-11:30 AM
Check website for location, sitting, and other events; www.bodhisara.org

Insight Pioneer Valley

116 Pleasant, Suite 242, Easthampton, MA. 413-527-0388.
Drop-In Sittings Mondays: Sitting 5:30 - 6:15 pm, discussion 6:15 - 6:45 pm. Wednesdays: Sitting 7:15 - 8:00 pm, discussion 8 - 8:30 pm. Note: Discussions are optional. The first Monday of the month sitting offers a special introduction for beginners. Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley

New England Peace Pagoda & Cambodian Buddhist Temple

100 Cave Hill Road, Leverett, MA 01054; 413-367-2202; www.newenglandpeacepagoda.org

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center

191 Main, Northampton, 585-9848; Meditations Mon 6-7 PM, Tue 5:30-6:30 PM, Wed 7-8:15 PM; www.pvshambhala@gmail.com

The Zen Center on Main Street

78 Main, Northampton, 586-8222; Wed 6-8 PM, Sun 8:30-10:30 AM; www.twostreamszen@gmail.com

Baptist

First Baptist Church of Amherst

434 North Pleasant, Amherst 549-3596
Sunday 9:30 AM (classical)
10:45AM (contemporary)
Lunch at 12 PM for college students
www.office@fbcamherst.org

Mercy House

365 N. Pleasant, Amherst
Sunday 9:15 & 11:15 AM
(413) 374-7532
www.contact@knowmercy.org

Vita Nova

55 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, 367-6828
Sunday Service 10:30 AM at The Monkey Bar
(63 N. Pleasant, Amherst)
www.vitanovachurch.com

Catholic

Newman Center, UMASS 472 N Pleasant, Amherst, 549-0300
Mass M-Fri 12:15PM
Mass Sat 9:00 AM, 4:30 PM
Mass Sunday 8AM, 10:30 AM
(plus 7 PM, 9:30 PM when UMASS in session)
www.newmanumass.org

St Brigid’s Catholic Church

122 North Pleasant, Amherst, 256-6181
Mass Daily 8 AM
Sat 4PM
Mass Sunday 8AM, 10:30 AM,
12:30 PM (Spanish)
www.diospringfield.org/subdomain/stbrigid

Christian

AME Zion Goodwin  Church

41 Woodside Ave, Amherst, 256-1885; Sunday School, 9:45 AM at Cadigan Center; Sunday Service, 11 AM; www.goodwinmemorialchurch.wordpress.com

Assemblies of God

Cornerstone Chapel580 Bridge Road, Northampton, 584-5168; Sunday Services 10:30 AM & 6:30 PM

Christian Science

First Church of Christ Scientist

79 Masonic, Northampton, 584-3420
Sunday Service/Sunday School 10:30 AM

www.christianscience.northampton@gmail.com

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

22 Brigham Lane, Amherst, 253-4215
Sunday Sacrament 10 AM,
Sunday School 11:20 AM
www.sprngfld.instysa@gmail.com

Congregational/United Church of Christ

South Congregational Church

1066 South East St, Amherst, 253-2977
Worship and Sunday School 10 AM
www.amherstsouthchurch.org

First Congregational Church of Amherst

165 Main, 253-3456
Sunday Service 10:30 AM, Fellowship follows
www.firstchurchamherst.org

Episcopal

Grace Episcopal Church

14 Boltwood Ave, Amherst, 256-6754
Sunday Services 8 AM Holy Eucharist,
9:00 AM Liturgy in The Round (Parish Hall)  10:30 AM Holy Eucharist (Choral)
www.gracechurchamherst.org

Friends

Friends Meeting

43 Center Street, Suite 202, Second floor
Northampton, MA, 01060

Sunday 11AM
www.northampton.quaker.org

Inter/Nondenominational

College Church

48 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton, 586-0057 Sunday Services 9 & 11 AM
www.thecollegechurch.org

Dwight Chapel

1255 Federal St, Belchertown, 253-0292
Sunday School 9 AM
Worship Service 10:15 AM
www.dwightchapel.org

Hope Community Church

20 Gaylord, Amherst, 253-2522
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Sunday Service 11 AM
www.hopechurch.org

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall

17 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, 253-9720
Sunday 9:30 AM, Thursday 7:00 PM

Lutheran

Immanuel Lutheran Church

867 N Pleasant, Amherst, 549-0322
Sunday Services: Adult Forum 9 AM,
Sunday School 9:15 AM, Worship 10:30 AM
www.immanuel-amherst.org

Methodist

Wesley United Methodist Church

98 North Maple Street, Hadley, MA 01035
413-549-1550, Adult Education 9:15
Sunday Service 10:35 AM
www.wesleyfamily.org

Presbyterian

Western Massachusetts House Church

Helen Hills Hills Chapel
Smith College, Northampton
1 PM the first Sunday of each month
Webpage on Facebook, search for
“Western Massachusetts House Church”
www.westernmasshousechurch@gmail.com

Unitarian Universalist

Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst

121 N Pleasant, Amherst
253-2848
Sunday Services 10 AM
www.uusocietyamherst.org

Hindu

Sisters In Hinduism Reaching Inward (SHRI)

Mount Holyoke College, Eliot House Lounge
Thursday 5:00 PM Puja prayer service and Indian dinner
Contact msharma@cns.umass.edu  for more information.

Jewish

Chabad House

30 North Hadley Rd, Amherst, 549-2008
Shabbat Service Fri 7 PM, Sat 10 AM
www.chabadhouseatamherst.org

Hillel House

388 N Pleasant, Amherst, 549-1710
Shabbat Service Friday Night 6 PM (various options) dinner following during academic year.
Saturday Shabbat 9:30 AM  (Orthodox)
lunch following services
(call for more info about high holidays)
www.umass.hillel.org

Jewish Community of Amherst

742 Main Amherst, 256-0160
Friday Services: 1st Friday 5:30 PM,
3rd Friday 6”15 PM, all others at 6:15 PM
Saturday Shabbat Services 10 AM
www.j-c-a.org

Congregation Bnai Israel – Conservative

253 Prospect Street, Northampton, 413-584-3593
Kabbalat Shabbat Friday 6pm,
Saturday Shabbat 9:30 AM
www.cbinorthampton.org

Beit Ahavah – Reform

Meets at Florence Congregational Church
130 Pine Street, 413-587-3770
Check www.beitahavah.org/ for service times.

Muslim

Hampshire Mosque in Amherst

1 East Pleasant St., # 27
Amherst, 548-8865
Jumaah-Khutbah Friday 1 PM
Halago Wednesday (check website for time)
www.hampshiremosque.org