–Congregation Beth Israel: Saturday at 6:30 p.m., Havdalah and After Purim Party with a concert by Yoel Sykes. Come in costume and we’ll throw the party! In person and on zoom. Email [email protected] for RSVP and more details.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church: The Sunday sermon is “Financial Security! with Pastor Scott Allred. The scripture is Malachi 3:6-12. Worship 10 a.m. at the sanctuary. www.chicoaumc.org sermons tab. Also on YouTube, Aldersgate UMC Chico CA. 893-8640.
Asian Bible Church: “Perfect Patience” Don Johnson from scripture I Tim 1:15-17. 10:30 a.m., cifchico.org and in person at Chico Grange Hall, 2775 North Ave. Mandarin translation available. A ministry of Christ International Fellowship.
Bidwell Presbyterian Church: Traditional worship at 8:15 a.m., in person, live. Contemporary worship 9:30 a.m., in person on the terrace. Modern Worship at 10:45 a.m. in person, streamed live. 131 W. First St. Live stream at bidwellpress.org/worship or YouTube. Christmas Eve Services, December 24, Family Service at 3 p.m., Patio Service at 4:15 p.m., Contemporary Service at 5:30 p.m., Candlelight Service at 8 p.m.
Butte Bible Fellowship: “Carols by Candlelight” from scriptures and songs with Pastor Lou Diaz. 10:00 a.m. morning worship in person, Zoom. 2255 Pillsbury Road. Adult Sunday School 9 a.m. with Pastor Lou Diaz, not on Zoom.
–Calvary Chapel: 1888 Springfield Drive. 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Children’s Ministry 11:00 a.m. “The Vision, The Thorn, The Plan” by Pastor Sam Allen. Writing: 2 Corinthians 12 Live on ccchico.com, YouTube, Facebook, KQIP 107.1 FM, CCChico App on Apple, Android, Amazon, Roku devices. 894-1441. Check website or app for updates. Service also live on ccchico.com,
Center of spiritual life: “The First to Know” by Reverend Eileen Brownell. The monthly theme is Become Supernatural. The meditation guide is John Boyle. Face-to-face with masks. Meditation service starts at 9:30 a.m., inspirational lesson at 10 a.m. online at the Center for Spiritual Living Chico YouTube. 895-8395.
Chico Church of Christ: The Coming of the King, Part 4. The Scripture is Matthew 2:1-12. Bible study at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. Classes for children and adults. 995 E. Lassen Ave.
–First Baptist Church of Chico: 10:30 a.m. service in person. “Describe Your Jesus” by Reverend Gail Hill. The Scripture is Luke 13:31-35. 850 Palmetto Ave. All are welcome to join in person or on Zoom. Email [email protected] to receive a Zoom invite.
Church on the Esplanade: Sunday, 11 a.m. worship, services are in person, streamed live on Facebook. Dec. 18, 11 a.m., Big Family Christmas Party for families with children, Wynne Eslick 953-6653. Dec. 19, Christmas Concert 2 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. 1119 L’Esplanade.
Community Church of God: Sunday service at 11 a.m. Pastor Chris Kinson. 1095 East Ave. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m., Ladies Bible study at 10 a.m. Thursday.
–Reformed Alliance Church: Worship time 10:30 a.m. in the Seventh-day Adventist building. 3612 Hicks Lane. Heidelberg Confession Question 31: Why is he called “Christ”, ie Anointed? Scripture: Heb. 1:9; Deut. 6:15 p.m.; Jn. 1h18.
— Evangelical Free Church of Chico: Jesus does not require perfect belief, just all the belief we need.
to offer. Join us Sunday at 9:00 a.m. to see what happened in Mark 9:14-29 when a
the man came honestly to Jesus, with all the faith he had. Live broadcast via YouTube. www.efcChico.org or church office at 343-6022. If you miss the Livestream at 9am, you can still watch it via our YouTube channel,
where each gathering is recorded and remains available for later viewing.
Faith Lutheran Church: Pastor Ben Colahan preaching for the fourth Sunday of Advent at 9:30 a.m. Scriptures include Micah 5:2-5a, Luke 1:39-45 (46-55). Mandatory masks for children over 2 years old. chicofaithlutheran.org/live, or in person at 667 E. First Ave. 895-3754 or [email protected]
–Family Church Farm: Meet at 2201 Pillsbury Road, Suite 150 in the Almond Orchard Shopping Centre. 9:00 a.m. service, 11:00 a.m. service, intentional connection at 10:15 a.m. This week in the 9:00 a.m. service on
The message is titled “Trust in promises more than perceptions” from Psalm 135:5-7 and in the 11 a.m. service, the message will continue the Sovereign Origins series from Genesis 18. firmfamilychurch.org.
First Christian Church: “Music Sunday” with Reverend Jesse Kearns. The scripture is Luke 1:39-55. 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, streaming live at www.fcchico.com. 343-3727.
First Church of Christ, Scientist: “Did the universe, including man, evolve by atomic force?” The Scripture is Acts 15:18. The Holy Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy. 10 a.m. at 770 Palmetto Ave. Sunday school up to 20 years old. Wednesday meetings 7:30 p.m. www.christiansciencechico.org
–Grace Community Church: “The Promise of God,” part two of the “Let God Be” sermon series.
God,” from Romans 9:6-18. 9:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m. in-person service at 2346 Floral Ave. Stream live at 10:45 a.m. on www.gracechico.org.
, –Living Hope Scholarship: Worship service at 10:15 a.m. “The Great Faith of a Gentile” with Pastor Heath Jarrett. (Matthew 8:5-13), Meet in person. Stream livinghopechico.com live. 342-8642. 355 Panama Avenue
I— Neighborhood Church: 10 a.m. in person at the Dome, live stream at 10 a.m. Sunday. Chico Neighborhood Church broadcast on Facebook, YouTube http://bit.ly/ncchico. From early childhood through children’s ministry through college. Enroll children from 0 to 5th grade. Kindergarten up to 3 years old open all morning.
Our Divine Savior Catholic Church: Public celebration of Mass via Zoom and Facebook, drive-in, in person. Mass Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m., Saturday 5 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Call 521-6202 for a seat. Services through Zoom, Facebook, YouTube. ourdivinesavior.org.
–Evangelical Redeemer LCMS: Divine Service at 10 a.m. with Sunday School/Adult Bible Class at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, third week of Lent. “Trust in Christ Alone” 1 Corinthians 10, divine service is at noon. redemptionchico.org.
Rock of Life Scholarship: 2555 Dominic Drive. Meeting on Sunday morning, 10:00 a.m. Bible studies 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Youth programs 6 p.m. Wednesday 6 p.m. 588-4700.
–St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church: “Divided We Fall” with Bishop Peter Hansen. Celebration of the third Sunday of Lent with the Holy Eucharist at 8 am, 10.30 am. at 3rd & Salem downtown Chico.
St. John’s the Evangelist Episcopal Church: Sunday worship 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m. with Holy Eucharist. “Rhythms of Grace”, 3 p.m. the second Sunday of the month for people with special needs. stjohnschico.org, Facebook. 2341 Floral Ave.
–Trinity United Methodist Church: The Sunday sermon is “Letting go of our fig leaves”. The reading is Luke 13:1-9. In person 8:30 a.m. in the chapel, 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary with Reverend David S. Vallelunga. Daycare both services. 10:30 a.m. performance on Zoom, Facebook Live. [email protected] or 343-1497 for virtual service.
–Unitarian Universalist Scholarship: “Let Poetry Speak” with music by Chris Perske, technical support Dave Keller. Worship leader, Rev. Bryan Plude, Associate Worshiper, TBD. 1289 Filbert Ave. Service 10:30 a.m. Poetry can reach our hearts in ways that storytelling cannot. Members of the worship team will share their favorite poetry during worship this morning.
— First Lutheran Church of Orland: Sunday Service, 9:00 a.m. Streamed live on orlandlutheran.com, YouTube or Facebook.
Orland Federated Church: “Stay Awake” by Pastor Scott Gessford. Worship is Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at 709 First St. in Orland. Sunday begins an Advent study on the book “Because of Bethlehem; Love is born, hope is there” by Max Lucado at 9 a.m. every Sunday in Advent and every Wednesday at 6 p.m. this study will be repeated.
— Magalia Community Church: 13700 Old Skyway. Worship at 10 a.m. in the historic 1896 chapel. Topics and hours of service, church Facebook page at Magalia Community Church. Streamed live on UUChico.org. [email protected]
– Craig Memorial Congregational Church, Paradise: 10 a.m. Sunday worship and fraternity. Formerly on Scottwood and Pearson roads in Paradise before Camp Fire. Temporarily in the Little Red Church behind St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 5872 Oliver Road in Paradise.
— Lutheran Church of Heaven: All are welcome at the table for Holy Communion. 780 Luther Drive, Paradise. Sunday worship in person 10:15 a.m. Masks, social distancing respected. Soon the live broadcast. www.paradiselutheran.org, 877-3549.
— Our Savior Lutheran Church, Paradise: 6404 Pentz Road in paradise. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Brandon Merrick. 877-7321.
– South Paradise Ridge Baptist Church: 11 a.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor Robert Sorensen at 6975 Pentz Road, Paradise. 514-7993.
— St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, Paradise: 10:30 a.m. for in-person worship. Mandatory masks. 5872 Olivier Road. [email protected]
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