Religion: Thanksgiving services

November 18, 2011

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on the topic Songs of Praise and Thanksgiving at the 7 p.m. Wednesday Thanksgiving eve service. The offering will go to Hagerstown Rescue Mission and nonperishable food donations will go to Clear Spring Food Bank.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., community Thanksgiving service 10 a.m. Thursday. Pastor Sharon Reed from Grace Wesleyan Church will preach. The choir from Lily of the Valley Evangel Church will sing. Updates on C-Cap/Loaves & Fishes and Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission will be given. Participants should bring a nonperishable food to worship.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Thanksgiving eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Manor Church of the Brethren, community Thanksgiving eve service for the Williamsport Ministerium "country churches" will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Food donations and a monetary offering will be accepted for Williamsport Ministerium's food bank. The Manor Puppets will give a message. The Rev. Mark Sandell will give the sermon.

Paramount Baptist Church, community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Ann Boyd will speak at the communion Thanksgiving eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Her topic will be How Do We Share Our Thankfulness. The parish choir will sing.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Thanksgiving worship at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Tree of Life Worship Center with Pastor Stephanie Steele.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, community Thanksgiving eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Mike Louia will preside at communion, Pastor Randy Reid will preach and Pastor Mike Henning will assist with worship leadership.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, West End churches Thanksgiving eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Stan Steele will give the message. West End churches, pastors and choir members will participate. Music by the Community of Faith Choir. The offering will be divided between the food banks of Asbury United Methodist Church, Grace United Methodist Church and St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

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