Religious Services

Religious Services

Call numbers listed for study, service, and children’s program schedules.

 

APOSTOLIC

House of Prayer

7 Sachem Way, off Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Rd., near Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. 508-696-9916. Pastor Marcia J. Buckley. Family services: Sun., 9:30 and 10:30 am; Wed., 6:30 pm; 4th Fri., 7 pm, community prayer.

 

ASSEMBLIES OF GOD

Vineyard Assembly of God

1048 State Rd., Vineyard Haven. 508-696-7576. Pastor Joseph Dockter. Services: Sun., 10:30 am; Wed., 6:30 pm.

Mission Calvary Church

32 Surveyor’s Ln., Vineyard Haven. 508-685-7690. Pastors Joao and Sonia Barbosa. Services: Sun., 7 pm, family service; Wed., 7:30 pm, Victory Night.

Revival Church for the Nations/Igreja do Avivamento para as Nações

60 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. 508-696-3835; rcnmv.com. Services: Sun., Wed., Fri., 7:30 pm.

 

BAHA’I FAITH

For information: 508-693-4905.

 

BAPTIST

Gay Head Community Baptist Church

Church St., Aquinnah. The Rev. Ellen Tatreau. 508-693-1539; firstbaptistvineyardhaven.org. Services: Sun., 9 am. Dec. 14 Third Sunday Advent “A Time of Joy.” Dec. 21 Fourth Sunday Advent “A Time of Love.” Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight services at 5 pm.

First Baptist Church

Spring and William Sts., Vineyard Haven. The Rev. Ellen Tatreau. 508-693-1539; firstbaptistvineyardhaven.org. Services: Sun., 11 am. Dec. 14 Third Sunday Advent “A Time of Joy.” Dec. 20 Annual Christmas Tea & Sale, 1-3 pm, $4 children, $8 adults. Dec. 21 Fourth Sunday Advent “A Time of Love.” Special Christmas reception at 12 noon. Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight services at 7 pm.

 

BUDDHIST

Bodhi Path Buddhist Center

21 Laurand Drive, West Tisbury.

508-696-5929; bodhipath.org/marthasvineyard. Meditation: Tues., Thurs.: 6–7 pm; Sun., 10–11:00 am. Check website for special programs.

 

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY

123 New York Ave., Oak Bluffs. 508-696-7369. Readers: Don Hinkle and Pamela Cassel. Services: Sun., 10 am; Sunday School at same time. Wed., 12 noon. Reading Room, in church.

 

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS

State Rd., Merchant’s Mart II, Vineyard Haven. 508-693-8642. Sacrament: Sun., 9:30 am.

 

CONGREGATIONAL

Federated Church

45 S. Summer St. Edgartown. 508-627-4421; www.federatedchurchmv.orgtfcsecretary@yahoo.com. Interim Pastor: the Rev. Terry O. Martinson. Services: Sun., 10:30 am. Christmas Eve Services December 24: 5:00 pm Family Service,  10:00 pm Candlelight Service. No Christmas Day Service. December 28: 10:30 am special Sunday service by the choir of lessons and songs.

First Congregational Church of West Tisbury

Christmas Concert on Sunday December 21 at 3:30 pm. Doors open at 3:00. Admission is $15 and students are free. Annual Christmas Pageant on December 24 at 5:00 pm, MV Agricultural Hall. Christmas Eve Service “Lessons and Carols” at the Church, 10 pm on December 24.

United Church of Christ

State Rd. and Music St., West Tisbury. 508-693-2842. The Rev. Cathlin Baker. Services: Sun., 10 am. Advent Evensong Services Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. December 17: Healing and Transforming.

 

EPISCOPAL

St. Andrew’s Church

Summer and Winter Sts., Edgartown. 508-627-5330. The Rev. Vincent G. Seadale. Services: Sun., 8 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I; 10 am: Rite II. Wed., 12 noon. Morning Prayer Tues., Thurs., 8 am. Centering Prayer Sun., 9:15 am. Christmas Eve Service: Wed. Dec. 24: 4 pm (Family) and 9:45 (Choral). Christmas Day Service, Thurs., Dec. 25: 10 am Holy Eucharist.

Grace Church

Woodlawn Ave. Vineyard Haven. 508-693-0332; gracechurchmv.com. Father Brian Murdoch. Sat., 4 pm, Chapel Eucharist. Sun., 8 & 10 am, Holy Eucharist services. Christmas Eve Services Dec. 24: 5 pm (Holy Eucharist with Christmas Hymns), 9:30 pm (Carol Sing), 10 pm (Choral Eucharist). Christmas Day Services Dec. 25: 10 am (Holy Eucharist with Christmas Hymns), 12:00 noon – 3pm (Community Christmas Dinner).

Trinity Episcopal Church

7 Ocean Ave., Oak Bluffs. Father William B. Heuss, Priest-in-charge. 508-693-3780. Services: Sunday, 9 am.

 

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

Kingdom Hall

48 State Rd., West Tisbury. 508-696-0996. Public talk: Sun., 9:30 am. Bible study: Wed., 7 pm. Reuniões em portugues: estudo do livro, 7 da noite, quarta-feiras; estudo de A Sentinela, 6 de tarde, sábados.

 

JEWISH

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

Centre St., Vineyard Haven. 508-693-0745. Rabbi Caryn Broitman. Shabbat services: Fri., 5:30 pm; Sat., 10 am.

 

METHODIST

Chilmark Community Church

Menemsha Cross Road. 508-645-3100; chilmarkchurch.org. The Rev. Seongmoon Ahn, pastor. Organist: Carol Loud. Services: Sun., 9 am. Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols: Wed. Dec. 24, 5 pm. Candle lighting, music, Christmas story.

Trinity United Worship Center

Oak Bluffs Campgrounds. Office: 508-693-4424; umc-mv.org. Pastor Richard M. Rego. Garrett Brown, organist/choir director. Services: Sun., 10 am. Holy Communion on 1st Sun. Open prayer: Mon.–Sat. 10:30 am–6 pm; Sun., 11 am–6 pm.

Edgartown Liturgical Arts Center

Old Whaling Church, Edgartown.

Christ Mission Life Center

The Stone Church, Church and William Sts., Vineyard Haven.

 

NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN

AIgreja Que Cresce The Growing Church Ministry

44 Pine Tree Rd. Vineyard Haven. 508-693-1400. Paul Tenorio, pastor. Services: Sun., 7 pm.

Beacon of Hope
Biblically-based evangelical service.  The Edgartown School, 35 Robinson Rd., Edgartown
413-695-2105. Pastor Don Bradley. Services : Sunday, 10AM.  Child care and Sunday School.

Church of Christ

Tisbury School Gym, 40 W. William St. Vineyard Haven. 508-627-2834. Artie Shaffer, minister. Services: Sun., 5:15 pm.

FaithMV: Faith Community Church

Christ-centered, evangelical and reformed congregation.  231 Meeting House Way, Edgartown. 508-684-8446. Rev. Robert Barnett, pastor. Worship services: Sun., 10 am; Bible study, Wed, 7 pm at 539 County Rd., Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard Bible Church

American Legion Hall, Post 257, 34 William St., Vineyard Haven. 508-693-4031. Mark Guilford, D. Min., pastor. Services: Sun., 10 am. Fellowship, worship and Bible-based messages. 508-693-4031.

Tabernacle

Campgrounds, Oak Bluffs.

Union Chapel

Intersection of Circuit, Kennebec, and Narragansett Aves., Oak Bluffs. Closed for season.

RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (Quakers)

Vineyard Haven

Hillside Community Center, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd. 508-693-8536. Meeting: Sun., 11 am.

 

ROMAN CATHOLIC

Good Shepherd Parish

Parish office, 55 School St., Oak Bluffs. 508-693-0342. The Rev. Michael R. Nagle. All masses at St. Augustine’s Church Sept. 6–Oct. 12.

Edgartown

St. Elizabeth’s Church

Main St., Edgartown.

Oak Bluffs

Our Lady Star of the Sea Church

Massasoit Ave., Oak Bluffs. 508-693-0342.

Parish Center Chapel

Mass: Mon.–Thurs. and first Fridays, 8 am.

Vineyard Haven

St. Augustine’s Church

56 Franklin St. Services: Sat., 4 pm, 7 pm (Portuguese). Sun. 9am, 5 pm.

 

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Chapel

Litchmore Hall: 508-939-1012. Services: Sat., 10:30 am.

 

UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST

Vineyard Haven

U.U. Society of Martha’s Vineyard

238 Main St., Vineyard Haven. 508-693-8982. Services: Sun., 11 am. December 14:  11:00 am:  “Informal Sharing” — Peter Palches. December 14:  5:00 pm:  “Candlelight Service:  The Child” — Reverend Bill Clark. December 21:  “Winter Solstice Service” — Rebecca Gilbert. December 28:  “Forgiveness – A Blueprint for the Future” — Reverend Vicky Hanjian.