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Religion - Speakers and topics

June 17, 2011

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will give the message at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, High Fives. Stan Barkdoll will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Tonya Meadows will preach on the topic, He Gave His Only Son?, at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Megan Burtner will sing. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m. Vacation Bible school starts at 6:15 p.m. Monday.

Broadfording Bible Brethren Church, Pastor Bill Wyand will continue the sermon series, God's Story, at the 10 a.m. service this Sunday. Sunday Kids, 10 to 11:15 a.m.; adult life group, 9 a.m. www.broadfordingchurch.com.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on the topic, Zacchaeus' Home, 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, Failing to Pray. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Jani Smith will speak this Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. traditional worship service. Worship leader will be Alan Smith. Bethany Norris will provide special music. Children's activities are offered. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Community Church, Pastor Rich Carr will share the message, Fathers — God's Key to a Godly Family, 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 Holy Trinity 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, vacation Bible school closing with Zion Reformed United Church of Christ at 9:30 a.m. Church school will resume in September.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be Making Disciples.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved by Atomic Force? 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 Weapons of Our Warfare, 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 the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will preach on the topic, Ummm, Ummm Good, at the 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Adult Bible study is at 9:30 a.m.

Community Mennonite Church, Guest Pastor Bill Bablitz will bring the message, What Kind of People Should We Be?, 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. communion and 10:45 a.m. noncommunion services Sunday. The topic will be What's in a Name? Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all ages.

Cornerstone Community Church, temporarily meeting at 47 Crystal Falls Drive, Smithsburg, Pastor Harald Bjerga will speak on the topic, Change Ahead, Discerning Our Mission, at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday. Cornerstone Student Ministries meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call 301-739-1726 for the location.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be I Can't Do It Alone.

Cry in the Wilderness Holiness Church, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Pastor Steve Burdette's sermon will be The Psalms at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Call 717-794-0141.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will lead the 10 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic, Not So Lonesome a Valley. Donna Houser will be worship leader, and Jason Malott will give the children's message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Pastor Wilkie Nunn will bring the message, Which Brother, at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday. The youth will be worship leaders. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Larry Aikens will preach this Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Mark Chapman will preach a sermon Sunday at 6 p.m. on The King of the Throne. The Spanish Pastor Servando Gonzalez will preach a message at the 11 a.m. Spanish service on the topic, I Sought for a Man Among Them to Make a Difference. Sunday school in Spanish is at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday activities are at 7 p.m. Spanish evening service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, the Rev. Randy Reid will lead the 9:30 a.m. service on the topic, Dad's Top 10. 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, Abba — Daddy, at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Benjamin C. Manning will speak on the topic, After Pentecost, What ...?, this Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. service. Sunday school is at 11 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak Sunday at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children's church meets at 10:30 a.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Webber's sermon topic will be Make the Most of It in the Ephesians — Heavenly Minded and Motivated sermon series. 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.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, at Sunday's 10:30 a.m. worship service will feature the sermon topic, Who Are We? Vacation Bible school participants will be consecrated. Music will be by Lori and Maggie Williamson, and Rhonda Wastler. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message, Living in God's Image, at the informal contemporary worship at 9 a.m. and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach from Matthew 28:16-20 today at the 5 p.m. Saturday summer worship, Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. worship with communion and 9:30 a.m. worship on the lawn.

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, Where Home is Built. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the topic, Revelation.

Long Meadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul N. Leatherman III will preach at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Just a Father's Love. 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 on the topic, The Village Church!, at the 10:30 a.m. service. A baby will be dedicated during the service. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank's message will be The Prodigal's Father at the 10:55 a.m. service. Sunday adult small group Bible study and teen Bible study is 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, Jay Harne will lead the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 10:30 a.m. traditional service this Sunday on the topic, The Father's Touch. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at 10:30 a.m. communion service on the topic, 1+1+1=1. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

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

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Roger I. Martin will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Father's Christian Responsibility. 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. The topic will be God: The Epilogue. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark C. Mooney's sermon will be How's About a Little Kiss at the 8:30 a.m. praise and worship contemporary service and the 10:50 a.m. traditional service this Sunday. Members of this year's high school and college graduation class will be recognized. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Paramount Brethren Church, Pastor Jim Stauffer will speak on the topic, Our Fathers Who Aren't in Heaven, this Sunday.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service on the topic, Responsible Fatherhood. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will teach at the 10 a.m. adult Sunday school service and preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The topic will be It's Your Day. All men will receive a gift from the church.

Ringgold Church of Christ, Senior minister, Don Conley's message will be The Warrior's Cause at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach on the topic, A Father's Wisdom, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Lay speaker Fred Luddy will deliver the message, Father, at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services this Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. James Brethren Church, Guest speaker Jeff Kenpper's topic Sunday at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services is Long Ago, In a Land, Far, Far Away. 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, Keeping Steadfast in Faith. The summer choir will sing at the second service. Adult forum at 9 a.m. Children's classes resume in September. 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. communion services. His topic will be Our Majestic God. Music at 8 a.m. will be by St. John's men's choir. The 9Alive service at 9 a.m. will feature The New Spirit Praise Band, and the 11 a.m. service will feature St. John's senior choir. 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 On Second Glance this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. featuring the Mother/Father of the Year program in Luther Hall. Wednesday Bible study at 1 p.m.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lappans, Fathers Day will be observed at the 7:45, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pastor Stephanie S. Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services with communion this Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. The pastors will present pictures and recount experiences about their recent trip to South Africa.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on the topic, The Holy Trinity, at the 8:45 a.m. communion service.

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans' sermon will be Humble Pie at the 9:30 a.m. service. Marilyn Janus will be guest musician.

St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church of Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will bring the message, Three Equals One, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Graduates will be recognized. Christian education is at 9:15 a.m. Vacation Bible school begins at 6 p.m. Monday.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach on the topic, 1+1+1=1, at the 8:15 a.m. communion service. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Midweek worship is Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, during the community service in the park at Funkstown Community Park, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 10:30 a.m. communion service this Sunday. The topic will be Living in God's Likeness. A picnic and family activities will follow the service.

St. Paul's Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will deliver the sermon, Fast Facts for Fathers, 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, The Holy Trinity, at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, the Rev. David C. Baker will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. His topic will be The Eternal God.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, The Power of a Father's Blessing. Ellen Davis will be liturgist. Jenny Burger will give the children's message. A Reveal worship service will be at 7 p.m.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Jim Peyton will speak on the topic, A Father is Always Waiting, 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 Ken Fizer will speak at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service on the topic, Naming the Name of Jesus. Father's Day and vacation Bible school will be celebrated during the service. Sunday school follows worship.

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 The Great Holy Mystery. The monthly Spanish communion service will be at 5:30 p.m. today. The Rev. David Zwifka will preside.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Eric Norgard will preach and preside this Sunday at the 9 and 11 a.m. services this Sunday. The topic will be The Trinity ... It's All About What We Need.

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 Great Commission: What to Do with Love.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service for adults and teens this Sunday in the auditorium. Guest speaker Peter Frey's topic will be Does God Help Those Who Help Themselves. Children's summer programs continue in the cafe rooms with Associate Pastor Paul Ostoich. Programs for infants through preschool continue as usual.

Valley Assembly of God, the topic will be Father this Sunday at the 10 a.m.  Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m. Evening worship with children's ministries at 6 p.m. Wednesday oasis service and NuVision Youth at 7 p.m.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine will speak on James 2, Faith and Deeds, at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans' sermon topic will be Humble Pie at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. The kids' vocal and bell choirs will provide music. Molly Martz, Ella Partlow and Michaela Partlow will recite scripture. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Friday activities at 6:30 p.m. in the youth room at the rear of the church.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos's sermon will be Redeem the Time at the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

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