Religion: Speakers & Topics

February 28, 2009

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Stephanie Yancy will preside Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services. The Great Litany will be read at the early service and sung at the later service. Sunday School classes at 9 a.m. include an adult forum on The Creeds.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Quentin Fleming's message at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. communion services Sunday is God's Reign on Our Parade. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

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

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mark Mooney's topic at the 9:30 a.m. communion service is The Promise. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m.


First Christian Church, Senior Minister Fred Harris will give the message, Transformed by God: The Story of Moses, at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. Music by the chancel choir, Toby Smith and Brock Bricker. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on The Attitude Behind the Act. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, Pastor Carol Hallman's topic at 10:30 a.m. is The Rainbow Covenant. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Lenten services/brown bag lunch are Wednesdays at noon.

Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. 2nd St., Chambersburg, Pa., holy communion at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school for adults at 9 a.m. and for children at 9:45 a.m., and coffee hour at 11 a.m. Sunday's sermon topic by preacher/celebrant Patrick Pierce is Temptations Greater Than Chocolate.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, the Rev. Robert Jones will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on What To Do When You Stumble. Bible study is at 9 a.m. Royal Rangers and girls' ministries' topic at 6 p.m. is God's Cure for Fainting.

Wednesday's topic at 7 p.m. is Victorious Christian Service: Battling and Building.

Real Life Community Church, meeting at Northern Middle School, worship service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Tim Girdler will speak on Jesus: A Model of Ministry. Music by Real Life Worship Team. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp's meditation is The Fasting Season at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. communion services. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Gordon Oliver will speak on Talent or No Talent at 10:40 a.m. Sunday. Family fellowship at 6 p.m. with Oliver speaking on Creation. Sunday and Grace Teens at 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible study at 1 p.m., a 6:06 p.m. gathering and Teen Club at 7 p.m.

A Cry in the Wilderness Ministries will hold services at Steve's Studio, 13194 Monterry Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Steve Burdette's topic is Hallowed Be Thy Name.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at the 8:15 a.m. communion service on "Reigning" on Our Parade. There is a children's sermon. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Reed will speak on If You Shall/Shall Not at the Thursday Lenten service at 6:30 p.m.

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

Zion United Church of Christ, the Rev. Gerald Hanberry will speak at the 11 a.m. service on Noah's Goal at the End of the Rainbow -- Our Goals for Lent. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday Lenten events begin with potluck dinner at 6 p.m. and service at 6:45 p.m.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Doug Courter will speak at 10:30 a.m. on Are You A Fraidy Cat? Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. 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 Sweet Hour of Prayer: The Big Misnomer.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Mike Manthos will speak at 10:45 a.m. on How Is Your Report Card? Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Sharpsburg, Pastor Delancy Catlett's topic will be God's Loving Paths at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Mount Vernon Reformed UCC, Keedysville, Pastor Delancy Catlett's topic will be God's Loving Paths at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, has worship/communion service at 8:45 a.m. with the Rev. Darrell Layman. 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/communion at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Darrell Layman.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, Pastor Timothy Leighton's topic at 10:45 a.m. is Paradox and Covenant Promises. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

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