Religion: Special Services

July 12, 2008

Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, Burgers, Blessings and Bikes has been rescheduled for today in the parking lot behind the church.

The event is co-sponsored by Washington Square/St. Matthews parish and the local Christian Motorcyclists Association, Kingdom Heirs chapter of Hagerstown.

Local merchants including Outback, Always Ron's and Buffalo Wild Wings will sponsor door prizes.

All area bikers, motorcycles of all kinds and the community are invited. Enjoy hamburgers and a day of fellowship, food and door prizes.

Motorcycles will be judged and prizes will be donated by Harley-Davidson of Williamsport and Twigg Cycles. Registration is from noon to 12:45 p.m. Blessing of bikes will be followed by a ride at 2:30 p.m. and a return for ice cream.

Hagerstown City Park, Praise at the Park, today from 6 to 8 p.m., music, food and love.

Hagerstown City Park, Outreach Ministries will focus on The Word of God during its 2008 summer series in the park Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m.


Sponsored by New Beginnings Christian Fellowship Church, the weekly events feature free music, a message, water, snacks, books and a helping hand for those in need.

Woodpoint Christian Chapel, 317 Woodpoint Ave., Hagerstown, Jack and Sally Hollingsworth will lead revival services beginning Sunday at 6 p.m., and then July 14 to 17 at 7 nightly.

Fishnet Life Center, Front Royal, Va., the 34th annual Christian Fishnet Festival begins July 17 at 1 p.m. and continues through July 19 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. with an interfaith communion celebration July 19.

There will be activities for children, teens and adults, music groups, Christian comedy, etc. For information, call 540-636-2961.

Chambersburg Area Senior High School, 511 S. 6th St., Chambersburg, Pa., on July 20 from 5 to 9 p.m., the second annual 7/20 gathering will draw people together for a time of prayer, to intercede before God for a mighty move of His Spirit in the region.

The theme for this year's evening of worship and prayer is Hungry For The Lord's Release In Our Valley!

An offering will be received and given in its entirety, divided equally between ministries to feed the hungry of Franklin County.

St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Smithsburg, the annual Pride Days community worship service is July 20 at 8 a.m.

This year's speaker will be the Rev. Terry Culler of St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church in Leitersburg. Several other clergy members of the Smithsburg area and surrounding community will the part in the service, which is sponsored by the Smithsburg Area Church Association (SACA).

Bring lawn chairs.

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