Eureka (1032 Bay St.): Part 3 of the “Love is…” series will be presented. Pastor Heidi Messner’s sermon title is “Love is …Revealed,” and she will be preaching from John 13. Adult and children’s services are on Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Services can also be seen live at www.eurekafaithcenter.org. Celebrate Recovery is every Monday, with a meal at 6 p.m. and a meeting at 7 p.m.
Fortuna Church of the Nazarene
Fortuna (1355 Ross Hill Road): Sunday worship services begin at 10 a.m. with contemporary and traditional music, children’s church and nursery, followed by an adult Sunday school class at 11 a.m. The message will be “How Do You Respond When Life Changes? Numbers 10-11.” Refreshments at Solid Grounds Cafe follow. The Ladies Bible Study Group meets on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with a new video series, “The Power of a Praying Woman.” Wednesday night’s class features an Inductive Bible Study of 1-3 John. 707-725-3151.
Bayside Community Presbyterian Church
Bayside (2023 Old Arcata Road): At the 9:30 a.m. service, the Rev. Dan Link will deliver a sermon titled “On the Road to the Cross.” Fellowship and refreshments will follow.
Eureka Center for Spiritual Living
Eureka (239 Buhne St.): Pre-service meditation is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The Sunday Celebration Service is at 10 a.m. The theme for March is “Integrity — Be Truthful in Facts and Motives.” The Rev. Angelica Taggart’s talk is titled “Living a Spiritual Life.” The featured music soloist is Donna Landry-Rehling, with special musical guest Seabury Gould. Youth Church has activities for ages 3 to 14. http://eurekasom.com, 707-443-5743; prayer line: 707-445-4257.
Unity Church of the Redwoods
Eureka (1619 California St.): At the 11 a.m. Sunday service, the Rev. Molly Cate will speak to the March theme, “Creating Community,” with a talk titled “Celebrating Spring.” Special music is by John Miller. After the service, join in for snacks and beverages and the opportunity to ask questions. 707-444-8725 (message), www.unityoftheredwoods.com.
Arcata United Methodist Church
Arcata (1761 11th St.): The AUMC service is at 10 a.m. and the Catalyst service is at 11:15 a.m. This Sunday, the message, “Restful Healing,” is by Pastor Bethany Cseh. 707-822-1963, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ferndale Community Church
Ferndale (712 Main St.): The worship service is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Sean Peifer’s message, “The Coming of the Flood,” is based on Genesis 7. There’s a nursery for small children during the Sunday service. Sunday school for kids is held during the sermon. YouthConnected is Sundays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adult Bible study is currently on hold and will return April 2 at 7 p.m. www.ferndalecommunitychurch.org.
Fortuna Seventh-day Adventist Church
Fortuna (2301 Rohnerville Road): Sabbath School begins today at 9:45 a.m. with Julie Rowe in charge. Pastor David Perry will lead a discussion of “The 7 Last Plagues” from the book of Revelation. Pastor Dan Freedman will be the speaker for the worship hour, which begins at 11:15 a.m. Services are also available each week in Spanish. www.fortunaSDAchurch.org.
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Bayside (24 Fellowship Way): “Homelessness and the Fellowship’s New Homeless Policy” will be the topic explored by the Rev. Bryan Jessup and Social Action Committee Chair Maureen Lawlor at the 9 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Child care is available and Religious Education is offered at 11 a.m. After the second service, a Social Action brunch will benefit Food for People. www.huuf.org.
Fortuna United Methodist Church
Fortuna (10th and N streets): This Sunday, Pastor Linda Ford begins her series, “When They Prayed.” The sermon title is “What Next Lord” with scripture from Acts 22: 6-10a. Church begins at 10 a.m. with a favorite hymn sing and Sunday school is held during the service. The Lunch Bunch group discussion meets today and everyone interested is invited. Bible study is Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and the Noon Caregivers for Dementia Support Group meets Thursdays. 707-725-4914, www.fortunaumc.org.
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Eureka (3230 Harrison Ave.): The Rev. David Groe leads worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Children are invited to Sunday school. A Bible study group at 11:30 a.m. follows fellowship. The regular Eucharist service is at 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Ferndale (425 Shaw Ave.): Worship service is at 9 a.m. Sunday school is available for children. Fellowship follows the service. 707-786-9619.
Fortuna (2132 Smith Lane): Worship service is at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school is available for children. Fellowship follows the service. 707-725-2995.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Arcata (1690 Janes Road): During Lent, St. Mary’s will hold Adoration followed by Stations of the Cross every Friday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Mass is celebrated Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. with a Latin Mass celebrated at 1:30 p.m. (except the first Sunday of the month when the Latin mass is celebrated at 3:00 p.m.). Confessions are Saturday at St. Mary’s at 2 p.m. or by appointment. 707-822-7696, stmarysarcata.com.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Blue Lake (340 Greenwood Ave.): St. Joseph is a mission of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Arcata (see above listing). During Lent, St. Joseph will hold Stations of the Cross every Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Mass is celebrated Saturday at 4 p.m. 707-822-7696, stmarysarcata.com.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Mission Church
Hoopa (Pine Creek Road): St. Kateri is a mission of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Arcata (see above listing). Mass is celebrated Sunday at 11:30 a.m. 707-822-7696.
Christ the King Catholic Church
McKinleyville (1951 McKinleyville Ave.): Mass is celebrated Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. 707-839-2911.
Holy Trinity Catholic Mission Church
Trinidad (at Parker and Hector streets): Mass is celebrated on the first Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. 707-839-2911.
Lutheran Church of Arcata
Arcata (151 E. 16th St.): Worship is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Rick Barklage sharing a message titled “Talking With God-Living a Life Established in His Love.” Coffee fellowship follows. Bible classes for all ages are at 11 a.m. There is also worship Wednesday at 7 p.m. during this season of Lent focusing on “The Gospel in Seven Words.” A soup supper meal begins at 6 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer
Fortuna (1431 Ross Hill Road): Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. and will be led by Pastor Lance Anderson, with the singing of favorite hymns. The Rev. Rus Kosits from Omaha, Nebraska, will be the guest preacher this morning as part of First Presbyterian Church of Eureka’s continued search for a new pastor. Eureka members will be in attendance to hear his message. After the service, members and guests may join together in the Social Room for fellowship and refreshments. The Tuesday Evening Bible Study will meet at 6 p.m. at the church, with study of Ephesians, Book 4.
Grace Good Shepherd Church
McKinleyville (1450 Hiller Road): Pastor Lynn and Deborah Hubbard will lead worship for the Second Sunday of Lent at 10 a.m. The Homily will be “King Herod and the Donald.” Seated meditation is offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Contemplative Evening Vespers is offered every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Qigong is offered Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. 707-839-3726, email@example.com.
Christ the Redeemer Reformed Presbyterian Church
Eureka (1427 California St.): Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., the main church service starts at 10:55 (ending about noon), and the third service starts about 12:45 p.m. (ending about 1:30 p.m.). The sermon topic is Romans 15:14-21, “The Goal of Paul’s Mission.” The third service is about “The Tabernacle and Our Relationship with God.” The weekly Wednesday Bible study is studying Moses confronting Pharaoh of Egypt, starting from Exodus 6-7, at 6 p.m. for one hour (enter the church through church alley entrance). The pastor is Dan Kistler. 707-599-5394, www.christtheredeemerrpc.com.
Calvary Lutheran Church
Eureka (South and Prospect streets): Services are at 10 a.m., with Sunday school starting at 9:45 a.m. every other Sunday, but children are welcome at all times. Holy Communion is available for all with bread and wine or grape juice or a blessing. Sunday’s sermon by Pastor Pat Higgins is titled “Wilderness,” with a theme of “Purpose and Perseverance.” Refreshments will follow the service. calvarylutheran.com.
Blue Lake Presbyterian Church
Blue Lake (241 H St.): On the Second Sunday of Lent, Elder William McBroome will preside at worship and Elder Lane DeVries will deliver the message. The Gospel reading is Luke 13:31-35.
St. Francis’ Episcopal Church
Fortuna (568 16th St.): On Sunday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., there will be a St. Patrick’s Day lunch in St. Francis’ Parish Hall including corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, dessert and non-alcoholic drinks including green punch. Children (ages 5 to 12) are $5 and adults are $10. Folks can purchase plates to go. Orders will be taken for See’s Candy, delivered in time for Easter. All proceeds go to the St. Francis’ Capital Campaign for the new roof and furnaces. On the Second Sunday in Lent Holy Eucharist is at 10:30 a.m. with Mother Geri Cunningham preaching and presiding. St. Francis’ is walker/wheelchair and hearing impaired accessible. Gluten-free wafers are available. www.stfrancisfortuna.org, 707-725-4686.
Wesleyan Church of the Redwoods
McKinleyville (1645 Fischer Ave.): Sunday morning fellowship with coffee, refreshments and music is at 10 a.m. A traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. will be led by Lou Agliolo. There will be special music by Vee Sorenson, accompanied by Pastor Chuck Clark, who’ll present the message. Wednesday Night Bible Study is at 6:30 p.m. Women’s Ministry meets next Saturday at 2 p.m. 707-839-2625.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (LCMS)
Ferndale (795 Berding St.): Sunday Bible study for all ages begins at 9 a.m. followed by worship at 10:30 a.m. On Wednesday, there’ll be soup at 6 p.m. followed by Lenten service at 7 p.m. The sanctuary is open for prayer and meditation when the sign is out, which is most weekdays. The pastor is the Rev. Tyrel Bramwell. 707-786-9353, stmarksferndale.com.
Christ Episcopal Church
Eureka (1428 H St.): On Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Daniel London will preside and preach at the Eucharist services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. There will be coffee and refreshments from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. and from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. A class, “Introduction to the Episcopal Church,” will be held after both Sunday services. This Sunday’s topic will be “Introduction to the Bible.” Sunday school for preschool through elementary-age children will be held during the later service. Gluten-free wafers are available. Tuesdays in Lent meet in Lewis Hall for soup supper at 5:30 p.m. and a discussion of “Listening to the Heartbeat of God: Celtic Spirituality” by J. Philp Newell. A Compline service will be follow at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Our Merciful Saviour. Fridays in Lent, a series of 30-minute music programs, offered each week by different musicians, will be held in the Nave. Coffee/tea and light refreshment will be offered in Lewis Hall following each program; bring a brown-bag if you’re on your lunch break. 707-442-1797 https://christchurcheureka.org.
Eureka First United Methodist Church
Eureka (520 Del Norte St.): On Sunday, Pastor Kathryn Dunning will be giving the sermon titled “Leaning Forward.” Children are welcome during the service or can choose to attend Sunday school. There is a nursery for small children and babies at no cost. Then, stay afterward for more fellowship during coffee hour. firstumceureka.org, 707-442-3015.
United Congregational Christian Church UCC/DOC
Eureka (900 Hodgson St.): Worship begins Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. On this second Sunday in Lent, the Rev. Cindi Knox will continue a series on “Holy Ground.” Her message is titled “Holy Ground, Holy Times,” based on Luke 13:31-35. Stay for “Coffee and Conversations” after worship. Interfaith Zen meditation is held Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. Each Wednesday in Lent a meditative service in Taizé tradition will be held at 6:30 p.m. 707-445-5488, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arcata Presbyterian Church
Arcata (11th and G streets): Worship is at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dan Link. The message is from Luke 13:31-35 and the sermon title is “On the Way to the Cross!” Sunday school and child care are provided. 707-822-1321.
First Presbyterian Church of Eureka
Eureka (15th and I streets): Interim Associate Pastor Russ Scholta is leading the service Sunday. His theme is “On to Jerusalem,” with text taken from Luke 13:31-35. The Praise Band will lead music during the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the Chancel Choir during the 10:30 a.m. traditional service. Sunday school meets during the early service. Child care is available during both services. On Wednesdays, Centering Prayer meets at 5 p.m. WOW for kids is Wednesdays from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. The high school group meets Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
Healing Rooms of the Redwood Coast
Eureka (3400 F St.): Healing Rooms meets each Tuesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This is a Biblically trained group of Christians who believe they are healed body, mind and spirit by Jesus’ atoning blood. There is no appointment needed. 707-834-5800, healingrooms.com.
KDK Arcata Buddhist Group
Arcata (Community Yoga Center, 890 G St.): Practice Tibetan meditation on loving-kindness and compassion in the Kagyu tradition, followed by a study group Sundays at 6 p.m. 707-442-7068, email@example.com.
Eureka (Courthouse lawn, Fifth and I streets): A Peace Vigil is held every Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. People of any or no faith are invited to be a presence for global peace. No perfume, please. 269-7044.
Humboldt Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Arcata (1920 Zehndner Ave.): On Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon, there will be a Meeting for Worship where everyone gathers in stillness to experience the presence of spirit. Child care is available. 707-444-3069, humboldtfriendsmeeting.org.
Shelter Cove Chapel by the Sea
Shelter Cove (83 Lower Pacific Drive): Sunday services are at 11 a.m. Bible studies take place Sundays at 9:30 a.m. at 12:30 p.m., there is a sermon discussion and free lunch. The pastor is Bruce Willis. 707-498-2206, hwww.facebook.com/ShelterCoveCA.
Galilee Baptist Church
Eureka (3132 E St.): Services start at 11 a.m. every Sunday. The pastor is Michael Burke.
Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church
Arcata (1675 Chester Ave.): On the second Sunday in Lent, the Very Rev. Sara Potter will celebrate and the Rev. Eric Duff will preach at Sunday services of Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with music and hymns at the later service. The weekly adult spiritual forum, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., is a lively and spirited discussion of religion, philosophy, literature, history and personal faith. This Sunday, Potter commences the first of a five-part series discussing “Transformed Lives: Making Sense of Atonement Today” by Cynthia Crysdale. The series will conclude just after Easter. Sunday school for children of all ages is from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Child care for children ages 0-5 is available from 9 a.m. to noon. St. Alban’s welcomes LGTBQ people. www.stalbansarcata.org.
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