Religion: Special Services

February 14, 2009

Word of Life Outreach Ministries, 15251 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, a Valentine's Day event is today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event includes Give Your Heart to Seniors Day, a free meal, games, bingo and a dance. Call 301-223-5223.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro, a luncheon Sunday at noon benefiting the Volunteers in Mission team features baked ham, macaroni and cheese, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, desserts and drinks. The team will be heading to Louisiana Feb. 21 and will return March 8. Call 301-432-8741.

Broadfording Christian Academy, 13535 Broadfording Church Road, Hagerstown, a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Feb. 20, is at 5 p.m. Adult tickets are $7 and children's tickets are $4. A live auction is at 7 p.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, East Washington and Mulberry streets, the Interfaith Coalition of Washington County will begin a monthly Faith and Film series on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. on "Search for Spirituality." There is a video followed by small group discussion. Refreshments will be provided. Call 301-733-3565.


Hagerstown Hotel and Conference Center grand ballroom, a Celebration of God's Love sponsored by area Lutheran churches is Saturday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m., featuring praise band music, a message in songs, word and skits. A freewill offering will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Washington County.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Halfway Boulevard and Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, a pre-Lenten celebration Mardi Gras casino night and auction in Riggie Hall of the Parish Center will be Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available in the parish office or at the door the night of the event. Call 301-797-9445.

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, a pork and sauerkraut dinner is Saturday, Feb. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $6.50. Dinner includes mashed potatoes, succotash, bread, beverage and dessert. Baked goods will be for sale.

Grace and Truth Fellowship, 1334 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg Pa., First United Methodist Church will host Thom Gardner for a workshop titled "Seven Things to Tell Your Children" Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the church office at 717-263-8491 or the Grace and Truth

Fellowship office at 717-263-8240.

Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St., Paul Galbreath, author of "Leading from the Table," will present a free forum Saturday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. on "Praying Around the Communion Table: Cultivating a Spirit of Thanksgiving." Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch. Call 304-876-6466.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, the children's division will be cooking and selling doughnuts again this year, with orders due Sunday, Feb. 22. The cost is $2.25 per dozen and they will be available for pickup Feb. 23 and 24. Call 301-790-3510 or 301-739-2653.

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