Advertisement

Religion: Speakers and Topics

March 25, 2011

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black's sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday will be All Who Thirst — Come. Jessica Minnick will be worship leader, and Carolyn Stotler will share the children's message. Erin Gaines will provide music. Sunday school is at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach this Sunday at the 9 a.m. service on the topic, Let's Have a Drink. Judy Green and Steven Green will provide music. There will be a baptism. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m.

Blair's Valley First Church of God, Sunday at 10:45 a.m., Pastor Bob Stone's topic will be Planting Seeds. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Prayer and Praise service at 7 p.m. Sunday with Bobby Repp. Bible study Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on the topic, A Friend of God, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Charles Wasson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Kevin Booth will provide music. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Pastor Alan Smith will speak on Reconciled this Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and 10:45 a.m. worship service. Worship leader will be Rob Galpin. Children's activities are offered. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will bring the meditation, The Price of New Life!, at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Community Church, Pastor Rich Carr will share the message, Know Your Enemy, at the 9:30 a.m. praise and worship service. Growth groups for all ages are at 11 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert McIntyre will be preach on Well, Well, Well at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Bible study is Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Lenten services Wednesday with a soup and sandwich meal at 6 p.m. followed by the service at 7 p.m.

Christ's Reformed Church UCC, The Rev. Gregg R. Meserole, senior minister, will speak this Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. service on the topic, Close Encounters of the Christ Kind. Meserole will be the liturgist. Carol Ganley will give the children's message. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m. March birthdays will be celebrated after worship.

Christ Reformed Church, UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Ronald Grubb will preach on the topic, Teamwork with God — A Highly Recommended Option in Challenging Times, at the 11 a.m. communion service.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on the topic, Living Water.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Reality. Sunday school for young people up to age 20 meets at 10:30 a.m. during worship.

Church at Martinsburg, Regal Cinemas, Martinsburg, W.Va., services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Sunday school is offered during services. Go to www.martinsburgchurch.org.

Church of Christ at Hagerstown, Gerrard Fess will give the message, Keep Running, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Bible classes for all ages begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting and Bible study begins at 7 p.m. For transportation, call 301-733-5244.

Church of Christ in the Great Valley, Boonsboro, Paul Toothman will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on Do the Will.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will lead the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be The Well is Deep. Adult Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. A monthly potluck lunch will follow worship.

Community Mennonite Church, Pastor Paul Clemmer will bring the message, God's Order in Creation Symbolized, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 a.m. noncommunion and 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. The topic will be, Whose Side Are You on Anyway? Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all ages. Gretarsson will lead the adult Bible study.

Cornerstone Community Church, Pastor Harald Bjerga will speak on the topic, Dead Man Talking: Words of Warning, at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday. Adult Bible class and children's Sunday school at 9 a.m. Cornerstone Student Ministries meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be We Are Family.

A Cry in the Wilderness Ministries, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Pastor Steve Burdette's sermon will be And He Cast Out Demons, Part II, at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Children's Bible time with Kathy Burdette. Call 717-794-0141.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy will speak on the topic, Connection is the Key, Part IV, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Youth Sunday school meets during the service. At the 9:30 a.m. the Discipleship class meets. Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Pastor Harvey Swanger will speak on A Time of Prayer. The church will be open until 8 p.m. Tuesdays for prayer. Swanger will speak on The Promised Land Thursday at 7 p.m. Raven House Food Distribution is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will lead the 10 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Fox News. Mary Jones will be worship leader, and Velma Feigley will give the children's message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on the topic, A Den of Robbers. Lynda Matheny will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Aikens will preach on Trading Wealth for True Riches at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Aikens will preach on Places You Should Visit Before You Die at the 6 p.m. service Sunday. Wednesday activities are at 7 p.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randy Reid will lead the 9:30 a.m. service on the topic, What Gets Me in Trouble — and How Do I Get Out! Grudge Match — Holding Grudges. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak on the topic, God of the Living, at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Benjamin C. Manning will speak on the topic, Take a Drink of Living Water, this Sunday at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak Sunday at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. on the topic, Faithful Friends. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children's church meets at 10:30 a.m. Evening vespers will be led by Hosler at 6 p.m. Bible basic training and youth Christian covenant also meet at 6 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak on the Exceeding Greatness of His Power at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Fisler will speak on the topic, Seeking the Lord, at the 7 p.m. service. Family night is Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Hidden Riches in the Heavenly Minded and Motivated series. Christian Education at 9:30 a.m. Family fellowship at 6 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday 606 gathering meal at 6:06 p.m. with Bible study, prayer, Route 636 Explorers for children at 6:36 p.m., teen club at 7 p.m.

Grace United Methodist Church, Pastor Clark Carr will speak about In Crisis, What Shapes You? this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, at Sunday's 10:30 a.m. worship service, Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin will speak on the topic, Workers, Together with God. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message, Water in the Desert, at the 9 a.m. informal contemporary service and 11 a.m. traditional service. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Harvest Life Ministries a Word of Faith Church, Middletown, Md., the sermon topic will be What is Redemption? at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach from John 4:5-42 Sunday at the traditional worship with communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school starts at 11 a.m.

Hilltop Christian Fellowship, Clear Spring, coffee and fellowship and class at 8:15 a.m. features the topic, Biblical Eldership: They Smell Like Sheep. Senior pastor, Dennis Whitmore, will conduct the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, True Worship. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the topic, Revelation.

John Wesley United Methodist Church, the sermon topic will be Better Than Finnegan's Wake! at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday. Adult Bible study and Sunday school for children is at 9 a.m. Just Kids' Church meets at 10:30 a.m.

Long Meadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul N. Leatherman III will preach at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, The Garage Christian. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank will bring the message at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Father Forgive Them. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.   Three-fold communion service this Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Family night activities are Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. with adult Bible study at 7 p.m.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Pastor Robert Brennan Jr. will lead the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 10:30 a.m. traditional service this Sunday on the topic, Mount Carmel: Whose God is Bigger? Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic, The Gift of Water, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. The midweek Lenten service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will be speaking at the 8:45 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Cold Clear Water. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

New Beginning Community Church, Pastor Mark Snyder will share the message, God is Accepting Resumes, Part II, at 11 a.m. Sunday. LeAnne Snyder will provide special music. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Awana will meet at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Snyder will start a study in the book of Revelation Wednesday at 6 p.m.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday on the topic, Broken Bread and Winsome Wine. Lunch will follow the service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. A foot-washing service will be observed during the Sunday school hour at 10 a.m. Wednesday evening Bible study for ages 3 to adult is at 7 p.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15 and 11 a.m. traditional services and the 9:45 informal service this Sunday with the topic, What God Gives Up for Lent — I9. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark C. Mooney will speak at the 8:30 a.m. praise and worship contemporary service and the 10:50 a.m. traditional service on the topic, Drink Up!, this Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Men's Fellowship breakfast at 7 p.m. Mondays during Lenten.

Paramount Baptist Church, Pastor Larry Rickard's message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday is Isaac and Rebekah. Rickard is conducting a Bible study at the 6:50 p.m. service on Wednesdays. Youth group at 6 p.m. Children's activities at 6:15 p.m.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service on the topic, When Life Doesn't Seem Fair. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, the topic for this Sunday will be Let Us Play ... Simply. Services are at 8:50 a.m. at Mount Carmel; St. Paul's service begins at 10 a.m.; Park Head worships at 11 a.m.

Ringgold Church of Christ, Ringgold, Don Conley, senior pastor, will speak at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday on the topic, Voices Raised! Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m. Wednesday activities from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach on the topic, I Am the Door to the Sheepfold, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Youth group will meet at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the message, H2O or Living Water, at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services this Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. James Brethren Church, Pastor Brian Moore's topic Sunday at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services is Indiscriminate Love — Or Not! Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Ann Boyd will speak Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services on the topic, Living Water. The children and youth choirs will sing at the second service. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. Weekly services of healing and communion are 12:10 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Pastor Edward Heim will lead the 8 and 11 a.m. traditional services. His topic will be God's Surprising Intervention. 9/Alive contemporary communion worship is at 9 a.m. Music at 8 a.m. will be by St. John's Men's Choir, 9/Alive service will be by The New Spirit Praise Band, and 11 a.m. will feature St. John's Senior Choir. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. Lenten services this Wednesday at noon in Prince of Peace Chapel and at 7 p.m. in the worship center. The theme will be Following the Lead.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley's sermon will be Tell Me About You this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Lenten worship at noon in the chapel, Bible study from 1 to 2 p.m., and Lenten worship at 7 p.m. in the nave.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lappans, the Rev. Anne O. Weatherholt will speak on "The Woman at the Well" at the 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. services this Sunday.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, the Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. communion services. Lenten service at Wednesday at 7 p.m. Meet in the auditorium for a series of discussions and media, concluding with worship in the sanctuary.

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak on the topic, Character, at the 9:30 a.m. service. Gwen Pangborn will be guest musician. Harry Sprankle and Jim Mayhue will perform a duet. There is no Sunday school.

St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church of Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will bring a message on the topic, The Foolishness and Weakness of God, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Christian education is at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday Lenten service is at 7 p.m., preceded by a meal at 6:15 p.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach on the topic, The Gift of Water, at the 8:15 a.m. The midweek Lenten service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Tabor.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service this Sunday. Christian education at 10:40 a.m. Lenten services this Wednesday will be at 11 a.m. with lunch following, and 7 p.m. preceded by a light supper.

St. Paul's Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will deliver the sermon, Even the Neighbors Know, at 11 a.m. this Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, Don Logan will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, This is Me.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak on the topic, No Excuses, this Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. worship with communion. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Prayer time, Wednesdays 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, the Rev. David C. Baker will speak on the topic, Why God?, at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. There will be special music.

Salem Lutheran Church, Bakersville, the Rev. John Torrence will speak on the topic, Here or Not, at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Lent service Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Brill Hall, preceded by soup and sandwiches at 6:30 p.m.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Servant. Michaela Barr will be liturgist, and Jerika Burkett will give the children's message. Church school is at 10:40 a.m.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, Pastor Tom Fralin will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, This Evangelist Has a Shady Past. Carmen Canfield will be worship leader. Children's Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible study is at 11:15 a.m.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Kenneth J. Fizer Jr. will speak on the topic, Drinking the Water of Life, at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school follows worship at 10:40 a.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will preach and preside at 8 and 10 a.m. communion services this Sunday using the 1789 Book of Common Prayer. Adult education is at 9 a.m., and Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Diane Martes, director of the Chambersburg Hispanic American Center, will speak during the 10 a.m. service.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Eric Norgard will preach and preside this Sunday at the 9 a.m. services. Youth Sunday will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. service. Sunday school is at 9:55 a.m.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon this Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be Going to the Well.

Tri-State Fellowship, classic service or heritage cafe at 9:30 a.m. and bridge service at 11 a.m. A sermon series, When in Doubt — Conversing with Christianity's Critic, continues this Sunday. Family Ministries Pastor Paul Ostoich will speak at the classic service, and Associate Pastor Tim Lester will speak at the cafe and bridge services. The sermon title will be Coexist: Aren't All Religions Basically the Same? Children's and student programs along with choices for adults. Youth group for middle and high school students from 6 to 8 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol building, Hagerstown, this Sunday at the 11 a.m. service Ed Foote will discuss Spiritual Guidance. Call Sandy Boyer at 304-279-6854 or go to www.unityhagerstown.org.

Valley Assembly of God, the sermon topic for this Sunday at the 10 a.m. service will be Achan: How Sin Lost a Battle. Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m. Evening worship with children's programs at 6 p.m. Wednesday oasis service and NuVision Youth at 7 p.m. on the topic, Fully Furnished.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine will speak on Daniel 5, The Writing on the Wall at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will lead the 11 a.m. Sunday service on the topic, Character. The adult bell choir will provide music. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ninevah Bible study for young adults ages 18 and older at 4:30 p.m. Multigenerational contemporary worship with an emphasis on teens with the praise band Prevenient Grace at 6 p.m. Sundays in LeFew Hall at the rear of 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. Friday activities at 6:30 p.m. in the youth room at the rear of the church.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on the topic, Gifts for the Foundation, Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 11 a.m. service on the topic, Jesus and John — Growing and Changing. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Lenten services will be at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday following a covered dish supper at 6 p.m. Munroe will speak on, The Rich Young Man.

Advertisement
The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|