Religion: Speakers and topics

July 25, 2009

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Stephanie Yancy will lead Sunday's 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services. Music by the summer choir at the later service. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Tom Perry will preside at the 8:15 a.m. communion service and 10:30 a.m. alternate service Sunday, speaking on The Elusive Jesus. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Eric Norgard is preacher and presider Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. worship in the sanctuary and praise worship at 9:45 a.m. in fellowship hall. Tony Howell is lay assisting minister. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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


First Christian Church, Senior Minister Fred Harris will give the message, Looking Backward on Ministry, at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. Special music by Julie McGee and Greg Martin. Sunday school 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 When a Rose is not a Rose. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, Pastor Carol Hallman will be guest speaker Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Sin and Consequences. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, 20402 Beaver Creek Road, Pastor Rachel Black will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on Feed Me Till I Want No More. Stan Barkdoll is worship leader. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, Sunday, the Rev. Lonnie Cress is guest speaker at the 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. Bible Study for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesday's youth service is at 7 p.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp's message at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday is From Alien to Family. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Douglas Oliver will report on the youth conference at 10:40 a.m. Sunday. No family fellowship. Wednesday prayer, Bible study and Teen Club at 7 p.m.

A Cry in the Wilderness Ministries, 13194 Monterey Lane, meeting in Steve's Studio/Gallery at Tracey's Corner in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Christmas in July tonight at 6:30 p.m., Christmas carols, stories, special music and a Christmas sermon. Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m., Pastor Steve Burdette's sermon is Let Down Your Nets.

River of Life Family Worship Center, 12312 Orebank Road, Clear Spring, Tim and Liz Cawthon will minister in song Sunday at 6 p.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on Abundant Provision at the 8:15 a.m. service, which includes 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 on Abundant Provision, at the 10:30 a.m. worship service, which includes a children's sermon. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Zion United Church of Christ, Pastor Gerry Hanberry will lead the 10 a.m. Sunday service on Exploring Our Life Together. The Zion New Identity Team will lead a discussion on the church. Music by Violet Whieldon. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, the Rev. Mike Manthos will lead the service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on Living the Christian Life. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Tim Leighton's topic at 9:30 a.m. service Sunday is Feeding the Body. Adult Bible study is at 10:45 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, Sunday, Associate Pastor Tim Lester will lead the 9:30 a.m. classic service on The Uncommon Common Life: Relationships in the Family of Faith. Peter Frey will lead the 11 a.m. bridge service on the Church at Colossae. The children's summer program is Boomerang Express. The third annual car, truck and motorcycle show is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Church of Christ in the Great Valley, 7306 Wheeler Road, Boonsboro, Paul Toothman will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on Fruit of the Spirit - Love. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

New Beginning Community Church, corner of Dual Highway and Beaver Creek Road, Pastor Mark Snyder will share a message on What in the World is Wrong with Me? at 11 a.m. Sunday. Music by LeAnne Snyder. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. AWANA resumes in the fall. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. on the Book of James.

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 All You Need is a Miracle.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Sunday, the Rev. Randy Reid will speak on So You Think There is no God? at 9:30 a.m. Church school at 10:45 a.m.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Jordan Blevins will speak Sunday on A New Creation at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Music by Carissa Doody. Summer Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

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