Special services

September 15, 2007

Harmony United Methodist Church, 9455 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, W.Va., a church yard and food sale will be held today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Country ham sandwiches, hot dogs, steamers, baked goods and homemade ice cream will be available.

Dunkard Church, Sharpsburg, this Sunday, the 37th annual service at the old Dunkard Church at the Antietam Battlefield will begin at 3 p.m.

Sponsored by the Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren and area Brethren churches, the Rev. Fred Bernhard will bring the message.

The Rev. Ed. Poling will direct the music.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, 16221 National Pike, Hagerstown, Ron Comfort will be leading revival services Sept. 16-21 nightly at 7. Larry Brubaker will bring music.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 209 W. Main St., Sharpsburg, a special service this Sunday at 10 a.m. is being held in coordination with Sharpsburg Heritage Days and the 145th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam.


The service will commemorate the battle and its legacy with the use of the liturgy of the time, period costume and music. Re-enactor groups have been invited and there will be a reception with period food after the service.

Young at Heart Ministries (meeting at Cutting Edge Ministries, 32 East Ave., Hagerstown), the Revs. Mike and Kathleen Kianetski will host Date Night with God this Sunday at 6 p.m. for young people and people who are young at heart.

For more information on these sessions which are held every third Sunday, call 301-797-9323.

St. Paul Baptist Church, 701 W. Burke St., Martinsburg, W.Va., a celebration to honor the Rev. A.L. Lambert Jr. on his 16th pastoral anniversary will continue this Sunday at 10:45 a.m. when the Rev. Marykaye Jacque brings the morning message.

At 3:30 p.m., John L. McCoy, pastor of The Word of God Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., will conclude the anniversary service.

For further information, contact the office at 304-262-3355.

Mountain View Baptist Church, 12107 Walnut Point Road, Hagerstown, Blue-Gray Sunday will be observed this Sunday with Alan Farley, evangelist to Civil War re-enactors, speaking at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and at 7 p.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 13 S. Mulberry St., will host the International Day of Prayer for Peace Friday, Sept. 21, at noon.

Initiated by the World Council of Churches, the event encourages churches around the world to join in prayer for the end of war and violence at all levels of society.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock, a spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to raise funds for improvements to the parish hall.

Adult tickets cost $6 and children 10 and younger will pay $3. Tickets may be purchased at the church office, Loaves & Fishes Thrift Store and the Home Center Pharmacy.

Takeout orders are available along with baked goods. Spaghetti sauce will be for sale at $7 a quart.

Frizellburg Bible Church, 1905 Frizellburg Road, Westminster, Md., the 41st annual convention of the Fellowship of Bible Churches will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 9 a.m.

The keynote address will be given at 11 a.m. by the president, Pastor J. Herman Fisler, pastor of Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa.

For information, call 410-857-0678.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Java with Jesus Coffeehouse will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Bahai' Faith, a gathering will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at 10115 Mildred Drive in St. James Village.

The topic is So Powerful is the Light of Unity That It can Illuminate the Whold Earth.

Call 301-842-3081 for more information.

New Life Fellowship, 2349 Back Road, Dargan, a pancake breakfast will be held Sept. 22 from 8 to 11 a.m.

The price is $4 per person and will include pancakes, hash browns, sausage, juice, milk, coffee, and water.

All proceeds will benefit The Faith Warfield Trust Fund.

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