Religion: Speakers & Topics

January 09, 2009

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Stephanie Yancy will preside Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services. The parish choir will provide music at the later service. Sunday School classes at 9 a.m. include an adult forum on Hinduism.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Ginny Price's message at the 8:15 a.m. communion and 10:30 a.m. worship services is about Finland and Estonia. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Eric Norgard is celebrant and preacher at the 8:30 a.m. praise worship and 10:45 a.m. evangelical worship service Sunday. Jane Drawbaugh is lay assisting minister.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, Pastor Mark Mooney's topic Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. service is "Baptized." Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m.


First Christian Church, Senior Minister Fred Harris will give the message at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. Music by the chancel choir. The topic will be "Our Heritage of Freedom." Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, Pastor Carol Hallman's topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. is "In the Beginning, God ..." Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, the Rev. Robert Jones will speak Sunday on the topic "Why?" at the 10 a.m. service. Bible Study is at 9 a.m. Royal Rangers and girls ministries topic at 6 p.m. is "Impediments Removed." Wednesday Oasis Service with NuVision Youth is at 7 p.m. with Victorious Christian service study.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp's message at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday is "Baptized With The Spirit." Church officers will be installed. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber's topic at 10:40 a.m. Sunday is "Do You Know Who Is Among Us?" Christian education at 9:30 a.m. "The Letter to the Church of Philadelphia" is the topic at 6 p.m. Grace Teens at 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible study at 1 p.m. and a gathering at 6:06 p.m.

A Cry in the Wilderness Ministries will be holding services at Steve's Studio, 13194 Monterry Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Steve Burdette's topic is "God's Holy Force is with Us - Fear Not." At 6 p.m., the topic is "The Comforter Has Come."

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on "Water and the Word" at the 8:15 a.m. service. There is a children's sermon. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 14615 Fairview Church Road, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on "Water and the Word" at the 10:30 a.m. service. There will be a children's sermon.

Zion United Church of Christ, Jeff Downin will speak Sunday on "Then God Said" at 11 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Doug Courter will speak on "Bronze, Silver or Gold" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. along with Women of Charis and Master's Men. Tuesday Bible study is at 10 a.m. Wednesday youth programs are at 6:30 p.m.

Christ Reformed Church, 304 E. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va., Ronald Grubb is liturgist/preacher at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on "Baptism."

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Mike Manthos will speak Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on "Apart from Me You Can Do Nothing." Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, has worship at 8:45 a.m. with the Rev. Darrell Layman, interim pastor. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, offers Sunday School for youth and adults at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Darrell Layman, interim pastor.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Marilyn Washburn's topic at 10:45 a.m. Sunday is "Remember Your Baptism." Fellowship and refreshments follow the service. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

New Beginning Community Church, corner of Dual Highway and Beaver Creek Road, Hagerstown, Pastor Mark Snyder will speak Sunday at the 11 a.m. service on "Have You RSVP Yet?" Music by LeAnne Snyder. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. A series on the Book of Romans is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, Old Forge Road, the Rev. David Baker's topic at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday is "Remember Who You Are."

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin will speak on "Why Was I Baptized?" at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. Church leaders will be consecrated. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Gerry Johnson will speak on "Carry It Forward" at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:10 a.m.

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