POTSDAM -- Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St., will hold an Ash Wednesday service on March 5 at 7 p.m. The service includes scripture, music, prayers, and the message. Rev. James E. Barnes II, pastor of the church, will preach on "Plea and Advice." The church is handicap accessible with an elevator. Info: call the church office at 265-7474.