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Religion - Speakers and Topics

May 14, 2011

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, the band Fertile Soil will perform at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on the topic, How's Your Hearing?, at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Tyler Garner will play violin. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m. The mission team will serve brunch Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as a fundraiser.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on the topic, Proclaim His Salvation, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Bob Holsinger will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Smith will speak at the 6 p.m. praise and worship service on the topic, A Tearless Departure. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Peter Guadalupe from Churches in Missions will speak on The Gardner, The Vine and You, 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 give an illustrated talk, Our Best Friend Forever, at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Community Church, Pastor Rich Carr will share the message, The Deception of Power, 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's message will be The Good Shepherd 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.

Christ's Reformed Church UCC, The Rev. Gregg R. Meserole will speak this Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. service on the topic, The Night and Day Difference Jesus Makes! The Rev. Rebecca Hoover will be the liturgist. Faith Mentzer will give the children's message. Church school begins at 11 a.m.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on the topic, Looking for Abundant Life in All the Wrong Places.

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

Church of Christ at Hagerstown, Gerrard Fess will give the message, The Servant's Spiritual Life, 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 Jesus Appears to the Disciples, Part III — Time to Fish. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will preach on the topic, Covenant Community, at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Adult Bible study is at 9:30 a.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 a.m. communion and 10:45 a.m. noncommunion services Sunday. The topic will be, A Familiar Voice? 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, There's an App for That: The Failure in Life, 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.

Cry in the Wilderness Holiness Church, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Pastor Steve Burdette's sermon will be Come Holy Spirit, Part III at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Children's Bible time with Carol Fisher. Call 717-794-0141.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy will speak on the topic, Ingrafted, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Youth Sunday school meets during the service. The Discipleship class meets at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Harvey Swanger will speak on Power the Prayer at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Pastor Swanger will speak on Praising and Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday. 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, The Curious Case of the Ark. Doug Weaver will be worship leader, and Jason Malott 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, Choosing Your Neighbors. Lynda Matheny will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Larry Aikens' sermon topic will be Them this Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. The message for the Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. will be Pride in Full Bloom. Wednesday activities are at 7 p.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, the Rev. Randy Reid will lead the 9:30 a.m. service on the topic, Easter Living — Joy, Not Gee Whiz. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Contemporary service at 5:30 p.m. Children's service at 6 p.m., and youth at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

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

First Christian Church, the Rev. Fred M. Harris will speak on the topic, Share the Light, 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 the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services on the topic, What Happens After We Die? Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children's church meets at 10:30 a.m. Evening vespers with Steve and Amy Hosler who will talk about their work with children in Niagara Falls. Last Bible basic training and youth Christian covenant until further notice at 6 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak on To Live the Love of Christ at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Fisler will speak on the topic, The Prophet Micaiah, at the 7 p.m. service. Family night is Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., prophecy conference at 10:40 a.m. and 6 p.m., with Mike Wingfield. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. 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 on the topic, How Secure Can You Be?, this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Anne Blair will present Children's Moments.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, at Sunday's 10:30 a.m. worship service, the children will give an interactive presentation on the life of Samuel. They will also sing some of their favorite songs. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message, As a Shepherd to His Sheep, at the informal contemporary worship at the 9 and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach from John 10:1-10 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, Know Jesus, No Fear. 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 Rev. Richard Jewell will lead the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday on the topic, Going Through the Front Door. 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, A Sound So Sweet. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give a sermon and children's story at the 10:30 a.m. service. The Manor Choir will sing. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton's message will be Salt, Light, Law and Murder at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday adult small group Bible study and teens Bible study 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, The Protector. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at the 8:15 a.m. joint communion service at St. Paul's on the topic, Our Shepherd. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. There will be no 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Edward Whetstone will be speaking at the 8:45 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Memories. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, We're Just Passing Through? Sunday school at 9:30 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, Squeaky Hinges and All. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the youth will celebrate Youth Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. praise and worship contemporary service and the 10:50 a.m. traditional service. They will use the theme, The Good Samaritan, in scripture, skit and song. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Paramount Baptist Church, Pastor Larry Rickard's message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday is Aquila and Priscilla. 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, Why Study Scripture? 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, Pastor Mark Summers will speak on the topic, Constructing Community. 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, Don Conley will speak at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday on the topic, Unchanging Principles of Parenting. Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach on the topic, Life Instructions, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Youth group meets at 6:30 p.m.

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the message, The True Shepherd, 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 The Lost Art of Letter Writing. 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, Hearing the Voice of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. The parish choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. Weekly services of healing and communion are at 12:10 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Pastor Edward Heim will lead the 8 and 11 a.m. services. His topic will be Our Easter Dedication. Music at 8 a.m. will be by St. John's men's choir. The 9:15 a.m. service will feature The New Spirit Praise Band and the youth choir, and the 11 a.m. service will feature St. John's senior, senior and handbell choirs. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. in the education building. Midweek Joy is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the worship center.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., this Sunday, Pastor James Riley's sermon will be Making a Church at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 1 p.m.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lappans, services at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. Church school meets at 10 a.m., with a presentation on the English Reformation in the adult class. The adult choir, youth choir and folk choir will join in choral evensong at 5 p.m. this Sunday.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Charles Zang will preach and preside at the 8:15 a.m. worship and 10:30 a.m. worship with communion. The men of the ARK class will serve breakfast from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on the topic, Fourth Sunday of Easter, at the 8:45 a.m. service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church of Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will bring the message, Our Shepherd, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Christian education is at 9:15 a.m. Crossways classes are Monday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach on the topic, Our Shepherd, at the 8:15 a.m. joint communion service with Mount Tabor. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. The midweek service will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preside at the 9 a.m. communion service on Youth Sunday. The youth will lead all aspects of worship. Connor Shank will preach on Living by Faith. Christian education at 10:40 a.m.

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

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on the topic, Fourth Sunday of Easter, at the 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, the Rev. David C. Baker will speak on the topic, Just Like Sheep, at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday.

Salem Lutheran Church, Bakersville, the Rev. John Torrence will speak on the topic, The Door, at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Frustration and Motivation. Leslie Miller will be the liturgist, and Rich Brunner will give the children's message. Church school is at 10:40 a.m. Grace Grab will speak at the reveal worship service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Alan Clingan will speak on the topic, The Secret Garden, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Carmen Canfield will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m. for children and 11:15 a.m. for adults.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Kenneth J. Fizer Jr. will speak on the topic, The Good Shepherd, at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school follows worship at 10:40 a.m. There will be a mother/daughter banquet at 5 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will preach and preside at 8 and 10 a.m. communion services this Sunday. His topic will be Sheepishness. Adult education is at 9 a.m., and Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. During Sunday school, board members of Women in Need of Chambersburg will make a presentation.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Eric Norgard will preach and preside this Sunday at the 9 and 11 a.m. services. The topic will be His Master's Voice. 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 The Vital Signs of a Christ-like Church.

Tri-State Fellowship, classic service or heritage cafe at 9:30 a.m., and bridge service at 11 a.m. A sermon series, From Script to Stage: God's Story and Our Daily Drama, begins this Sunday. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak at the classic service, and Lead Pastor Randy Buchman will speak at the cafe and bridge services. The sermon title is Ordering off the Menu. 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, the topic for the 11 a.m. service this Sunday will be Prayer — Beyond Words. Call Sandy Boyer at 304-279-6854 or go to www.unityhagerstown.org.

Valley Assembly of God, the topic will be Prudent Pruning this Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. A girls' ministries crowning service will be at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesday oasis service and children's ministries at 6 p.m.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine will speak on Daniel 11, The King Who Exalts Himself at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Greensburg, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. service on the topic, Faith Not Feelings. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will preach a message, The Biggest Decision You Will Ever Make," at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday. Tim Freed will be the worship leader. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 11 a.m. service on the topic, Through the Gate. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

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