Speakers and topics

December 09, 2006

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Stephanie Yancy will preach this Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion/healing services.

The parish choir and Laura and Anna Baldasarre will provide music at the later service.

Christian education classes for all ages begin at 9 a.m. The adult forum will address Spiritual Practices for Families, Part 1.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Vicar Sadie Pounder will be preaching this Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. chapel service and the 10:30 a.m. worship service.

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

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mark C. Mooney will share a message on the topic, Getting Ready, at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Mooney and his puppet friend, Joseph, will also highlight the morning service.


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

First Baptist Church, the Rev. Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Preparation for Christmas.

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Catherine Eastern Orthodox Church, vespers are tonight at 6:30 p.m.

On Sunday, Father Dennis Buck will celebrate the Divine Liturgy of the 26th Sunday after Pentecost, The 10 Cleansed Lepers.

Church School is at 11:30 a.m. following liturgy.

The Nativity Fast continues until Dec. 25, the Nativity of Christ.

First Baptist Church, Keedysville, Pastor Tom Crogan will speak on the topic, What If You Got Nothing for Christmas?, at the 11 a.m. young people's service this Sunday.

Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. There is no evening service this Sunday.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, this Sunday Pastor Robert C. Jones will be speaking on the topic, Playing Second Fiddle, at the 10 a.m. service.

Evening worship at 6 p.m. will feature the children's musical, Stranger in the Manger.

Wednesday Oasis service and NuVision Youth is at 7 p.m. on The Holy Spirit in Jesus' Life and Ministry, Part 1.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the message at the 8:30 a.m. service this Sunday will be In the Fullness of Time.

The chancel choir will present a cantata, O Come Emmanuel, at the 10:45 a.m. service. A soup and sandwich luncheon will follow.

Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Zion United Church of Christ, at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday, the Rev. Robert C. Royal will speak on the topic, When God Acts, We Should Listen.

Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Doug Courter will be speaking on the topic, Why is Church So Important, at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday.

Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. The Women of Charis and Master's Men will both meet Sunday at 6 p.m.

Bible study is Tuesday at 10 a.m. Youth programs are at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Pikeside United Methodist Church, Paynes Ford Road and U.S. 11, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Thomas Young will be speaking at the 8:30 and 10:35 a.m. services this Sunday. The topic is Prepare the Way.

Sunday School for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. The chancel choir will present the musical, A Smoky Mountain Christmas: The Homecoming, at 7 p.m.

Bible study is Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor James Flora will be speaking this Sunday at 10:40 a.m. on the topic, The Curious Road to Bethlehem.

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will lead the 10:45 a.m. service this Sunday. The sermon topic will be A Voice in the Wilderness.

Sunday school meets during the service. Adult Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship and refreshments follow the service.

Tri-State Fellowship, 13153 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, Tim Lesher, associate pastor, will speak this Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the auditorium service.

The classes for children through fourth grade this Sunday will begin at 10:45 a.m. Classes for all ages are at 11 a.m.

New Beginning Community Church, corner of Dual Highway and Beaver Creek Road, Hagerstown, Pastor Mark Snyder will be preaching this Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service on the Miracle of the Manger.

Wednesday night Bible study is at 7 p.m. Pastor Mark Snyder will present his series, And He Called Me, dealing with questions on what the Christian responsibilities are after accepting Christ.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Pastor Wayne Frum will bring the message this Sunday at the 9:15 a.m. service. The topic is Who Will be Able to Stand.

Children's church is held during the service. Sunday school for all ages is at 10:40 a.m.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, Old Forge Road, the Rev. David C. Baker will be speaking at the 9:15 a.m. service this Sunday. The topic is People Who Dread Christmas.

Sunday school for all ages begins at 10:15 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, this Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. service, Pastor Ken Hawes will be speaking on the topic, Preparing for Christmas.

Church school is at 10:45 a.m.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, the children's Christmas program will be presented at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

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