Religion: Speakers & Topics

March 14, 2009

St. John's Episcopal Church, Intern Kirk DeVore will be at Sunday's 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services. Sunday school classes at 9 a.m. include an adult forum on the history of the church from Reformation to the present.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Quentin Fleming's message at the 8:15 a.m. chapel service and 10:30 a.m. communion service is Building Replacement. Sunday school 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. Susan Stull is lay assisting minister.

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


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

First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, a Gideon representative will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A community luncheon is Monday at noon.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, Pastor Carol Hallman's topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. is Being the Church. Sunday school 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 Spring Cleaning.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, Sunday, the Rev. Robert Jones will speak on How Long is your Shadow? at the 10 a.m. service. Bible Study at 9 a.m. Royal Rangers and girls' ministries will hear a missions speaker at 6 p.m. Wednesday's topic at 7 p.m. is Victorious Christian Service: Steering Clear of Trouble.

Real Life Community Church, meets at Northern Middle School, worship service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Tim Girdler will speak on Kingdom Living in the Beatitudes, Part 2. 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 illustrated talk is What Made Jesus Mad? at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., the Rev. Larry Weber will speak Sunday at 10:40 a.m. on Take Him At His Word. Family fellowship at 6 p.m. with Weber speaking on Micah - Strength, Majesty and Peace. Grace Teens at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, there is 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., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Steve Burdette's topic is God Will Provide.

Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Ave., Gideon Brent Elliot will speak Sunday at 10:40 a.m. The Lower Lights Choir from Kentucky will be in concert at 7 p.m.

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

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 14615 Fairview Church Road, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Practicing Foolishness. There will be a children's sermon. Our Father is the topic of the Thursday Lenten service at 6:30 p.m.

Zion United Church of Christ, the Rev. Gerald Hanberry will speak Sunday at the 11 a.m. service on Tablets of Stone and a Whip. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday Lenten events begin with potluck dinner at 6 and service at 6:45 p.m.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Doug Courter will speak at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on Are You A Fraidy Cat?, Part 2. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday Bible study at 10 a.m. Wednesday youth programs 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 Jesus, The Consummate Juggling Teacher.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Mike Manthos will speak Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on Be Filled. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, worship at 8:45 a.m. with the Rev. David Kaplan speaking on To Declare the Glory of God. An organ dedication is planned at the service. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Sunday School for youth and adults at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. David Kaplan.

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

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