Religion: Speakers and topics

July 02, 2010

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Ann Boyd, will preach at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services Sunday on the topic, Faith and Freedom. The summer choir will sing at the second service. The adult forum is at 9 a.m. Youth Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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. The topic is Seed Time and Harvest. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Eric Norgard is presider Sunday at the 9 a.m. praise worship in fellowship hall and the 10:55 a.m. evangelical worship in the sanctuary.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Timothy Murtaugh will share the message, In God We Trust, at the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:15 a.m.


First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, Pastor Thom Smith will speak on Go Forth on the Fourth at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be Sharing the Vision. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will meditate on Freedom's Challenge!, at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. A hispanic service is at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at 10:40 a.m. Sunday on Springs of Life - Freedom Through Death. Christian education for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday 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, 15221 Wyndham Ave. at Tracey's Corner in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Steve Burdette's sermon, I Will Deliver You.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, Grant Spong will speak at the 8:15 a.m. Sunday on Lambs Among Wolves. There will be a children's sermon. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 14615 Fairview Church Road, Clear Spring, Grant Spong will speak on Lambs Among Wolves Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. There will be a children's sermon.

Zion United Church of Christ, the Rev. Gerry Hanberry will speak at the 10 a.m. service on the topic, A Case Against Civil Religion. Sunday school will resume in the fall.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Steven Strite will lead the service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on the topic, Independence Day. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, has a service at 8:45 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Darrell Layman speaking.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, offers Sunday school for youth and adults at 9:30 a.m. and a communion service at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Darrell Layman speaking.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will pread during the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Commissioned for a Mission. Adult Bible study is at 10:45 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, Sunday, Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will lead the 9:30 a.m. classic and cafe services and the 11 a.m. bridge service Sunday on the topic, If God is For Us, Who Can be Against Us?, in the Great Bible Questions series. Church potluck picnic will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Doub's Woods Park.

Church of Christ in the Great Valley, 7306 Wheeler Road, Boonsboro, Paul Toothman will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on True Freedom.

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

New Beginning Community Church, corner of Dual Highway and Beaver Creek Road, Pastor Mark Snyder will share a message at 11 a.m. Sunday on Filler Up. Music by NBCC Praise Choir. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A cookout will follow the morning service. Snyder will continue a study in the book of Titus Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1973 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, Pastor Kennneth J. Fizer Jr. will speak on the topic, Freedom in Christ, at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, Old Forge Road, the Rev. Albert W. Gibson will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, 16221 National Pike, Hagerstown, Pastor Larry Aikens will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on the topic, Wanted: Dead and Alive. Aikens will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday on Established Together with Me. There be a patriotic program, In God We Trust. Bible Study, prayer meeting, teen group and Patch Clubs meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak on Greater is He That is in You at 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Communion will be served.

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