Speakers and topics

April 01, 2006

St. John's Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Richard Landis will preach at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. litany of healing/communion services this Sunday. Judy Myers, soprano, and the parish choir will bring music at the later service.

Christian education is at 9 a.m. The adult forum is also at 9 a.m. with a discussion on the temptation of security and prestige led by Bill Lucht.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, the Rev. David B. Kaplan will be preaching this Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. chapel communion and 10:30 a.m. communion services on the topic, Be Careful What You Wish For.

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m.

The Wednesday Lenten service begins at 7 p.m. with the theme Beatitudes of Jesus - Blessed are the Pure in Heart.


Asbury United Methodist Church, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Rudolph Bropleh will bring a message at the 11 a.m. communion service this Sunday.

First Love, a musical group from Uganda, will perform Wednesday at 7 p.m.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, Pastor Mark Mooney will preach at the 9:30 a.m. communion service this Sunday on the topic, Tate Family Values. Mooney and his puppet friend E-man will give a children's sermon.

Sunday School classes for children, youth and adults are at 10:45 a.m.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak on the topic, The Place of the Cross, at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday.

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Catherine Eastern Orthodox Church of Hagerstown, Vespers are at 6:30 p.m. tonight.

Father Dennis Buck will be serving Divine Liturgy this Sunday at 10 a.m. celebrating St. John Climacus. Church School is held afterward for the children.

The annual Lenten spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held following liturgy with adult tickets priced at $5 and children's at $3. Adult education will be directly afterwards.

On Saturday, April 8, the annual spring cleaning and Lenten breakfast will begin at 9 a.m.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, the Rev. Robert Jones will speak at 10 a.m. this Sunday on the topic, Marks of a Faithful Church.

Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Sunday night, the topic is The Vanishing Pedestrian.

Wednesday night study topic will be The Man of the World.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the message at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services this Sunday is The Hour When Barriers Fall.

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Lenten worship for in-town United Methodist churches will be at Otterbein United Methodist Church Wednesday at 7 p.m. Pastor Al Clipp will speak.

Unity, Shepherdstown, W.Va., this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Anne Murphy will speak on One God, Many Paths, at an interfaith service marking 64 days for peace.

The congregation meets at the Train Station at German and High streets.

Zion United Church of Christ, the Rev. Robert Royal will speak during the 11 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Things Become New When We Invite God to Come Close.

Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

The Rev. Don Stevenson will speak at the Wednesday Lenten service which begins at 6 p.m. with a potluck dinner. The topic at the 6:45 p.m. service is Forgiveness in Human Life.

Pikeside United Methodist Church, Paynes Ford Road and U.S. 11, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Thomas Young Jr. will bring the message, It's Your Serve, at the 8:30 and 10:35 a.m. communion services this Sunday.

Sunday School for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. The Sunday evening praise service is at 6:15 p.m.

Bible studies are Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 7 p.m.

Mount Vernon Reformed UCC, Keedysville, Pastor Delancey Catlett will speak on the topic, A New Covenant, at the 10:40 a.m. service this Sunday.

The Md. 34 Corridor Lenten service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Sharpsburg.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Sharpsburg, Pastor Delancey Catlett will speak on the topic, A New Covenant, at the 9 a.m. service this Sunday.

Children's Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity, Halfway, the Rev. Tim Leighton will lead the 10:45 a.m. service this Sunday. His sermon topic will be Inscribed on our Hearts.

Children's church meets during the service. Fellowship and light refreshments follow the service.

Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, 13153 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, Pastor Randy Buchman will continue the sermon series Boldness and Commitment at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday in the auditorium and in the video cafe. This week's topic is The Life of Esther.

The children's program is also at 9:30 a.m. Learning centers are at 11 a.m.

Church of Christ in the Great Valley, Minister C.R. Strunk will be speaking this Sunday at 10 a.m. on the topic, Turning Grief into Joy.

Wednesday night services begin at 7.

The congregation meets at the Woodmen of the World lodge on Reichard Road in Fairplay.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Pastor Wayne Frum will speak on the topic, No Broken Promises, at the 9:15 a.m. communion service this Sunday.

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