Religion: Speakers and topics

April 30, 2010

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Eyleen Farmer will preach at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services Sunday on Entering the Mysteries. Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9 a.m. The adult forum is on What The Gospel Means? At 4 p.m., the New Handel Children's Choir of Baltimore will perform music and poetry.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Quentin Fleming will preside and preach at the 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. communion services on Potluck at the Banquet. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, Pastor Mark Mooney will lead the 9:30 a.m. Sunday communion service on the topic, Boring!! The pastor and one of his puppet friends will share a children's sermon. Offering for Native American ministries.

First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, Pastor Thom Smith will speak on Judgment and Proclamation at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m.


Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman's message Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be The Challenge of Love. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, 20402 Beaver Creek Road, the youth will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the theme, More Than Meets the Eye. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., Sunday the Rev. Patrick Pierce will be preacher/celebrant at 8 and 10 a.m. communion services. The topic will be I Like You Because, I Love You Although. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Adult education is at 9 a.m.

Valley Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, Sunday, the topic at the 10 a.m. service is The Healing Tree. Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m. The 6 p.m. topic is Let's Go to the Altar. Wednesday at 7 p.m., the topic is Moments of Decision.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will bring a meditation on the topic, The Open Table, at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. communion services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Hispanic ministry begins at 7:30 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at 10:40 a.m. Sunday on Springs of Life - A Bountiful Bowl of Fruit. Christian education for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Family fellowship at 6 p.m. Wednesday 606 gathering with Bible study, prayer, and teen club at 7 p.m.

Unity Church in Frederick, 1 W. Ninth St., meditation service each first Sunday at 9:30 a.m., includes prayer, guided meditation and silent meditation, call 301-846-0868 or visit for more information.

A Cry in the Wilderness Ministries, 13194 Monterey Lane, meeting in Steve's Studio/Gallery at Tracey's Corner in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m. will feature the topic, Ready or Not, Here I Come, by Pastor Steve Burdette. Camille Russo will lead children's time.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at a joint 10 a.m. communion service Sunday on A New Thing. No Sunday school.

Zion United Church of Christ, the 11 a.m. Sunday communion service features a sermon by the Rev. Gerald Hanberry on Loving Without Seeing - On Not Hindering God. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Mike Manthos will lead the service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on the topic, Moving Forward in a New Way. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, has a communion service at 8:45 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Dave Kaplan speaking on Everything New From Easter.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, offers Sunday school for youth and adults at 9:30 a.m. and a service at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Dave Kaplan speaking on Everything New From Easter.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Tim Leighton will speak on Make No Distinctions at the 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Adult Bible study is at 9:30 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, Sunday, Pastor Randy Buchman will lead the 9:30 a.m. classic and cafe services and the 11 a.m. bridge service Sunday on the topic, God's Plan, in the God's Big Story series. Children's and student programs are offered. Youth groups meet from 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Trinity Reformed UCC, 33 Potomac St., Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on the topic, The New Way.

New Beginning Community Church, corner of Dual Highway and Beaver Creek Road, Pastor Mark Snyder will share a message at 11 a.m. Sunday. Music by Mark and LeAnne Snyder. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Awana is at 6 p.m. Sunday.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, Old Forge Road, the Rev. David Baker will speak on Love in Action at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday.

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