Special Services

February 09, 2008

Trinity Lutheran Church, 16 N. Main St., Smithsburg, the annual Chocolate Festival will be today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be chocolate cookies, chocolate brownies, a chocolate fountain, chocolate candy, chocolate cake, chocolate milk, chocolate, and more chocolate!

There will be silent auction items, some pie throwing, a cookie contest, a lunch menu, crafts for children and a Willy Wonka movie.

The proceeds benefit the Trinity Lutheran Church youth work camp.

Christ Community Church, 8916 Mapleville Road, at the 10:15 a.m. worship service this Sunday, Pastor Paul Nash, director of home missions for the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, will install Rich Carr and Mark Benz as pastors of the congregation. Nash will deliver the sermon message.

St. Ann Catholic Parish, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, Father John Murray will present a Lenten mission each evening from Feb. 11-14 at 7 nightly.


On Monday Murray will focus on Who is God and on Tuesday, he will discuss Jesus Christ as a personal Savior. On Wednesday he will speak on the place of the Holy Spirit in people's lives, the trinity and the church. The mission concludes on Thursday with Mass.

For more information contact Marie Nowakowski at 301-797-8087.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St., Smithsburg, weekday Lenten services sponsored by the Smithsburg Area Church Association will be held Tuesdays beginning at noon. Light refreshments will follow.

On Feb. 12, the Rev. Julie Brigham of the Foxville-Greensburg Lutheran Parish will be leading the service.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 220 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. John Yost will speak on Turning Stones to Bread at the midweek Lenten service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, West Main Street, Sharpsburg, the Md. 34 Lenten series will be this Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m.

The theme for the series is Mountains of the Bible.

Harmony United Methodist Church, 9455 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, W.Va., an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held on Friday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Everything is included - entree, desert and beverage. Tickets for adults cost $7 and children's tickets are $4. Children under 5 eat free. Take out is available.

The event is hosted by the Gano Friendship Class.

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