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Religion - Speakers and services

February 17, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will preach on  Cracked Pots at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Marybelle Hose will be the worship leader. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will speak on Only Jesus at 9 a.m. Sunday. Julie Cook will be guest soloist. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Bridge of Life, the congregation will begin “The Story,” a study of the New Testament, on Sunday. Call 301-791-1674. Go to www.bridgeoflife.org.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Shelly Barvinchack will speak on Desiring God More: An Encounter with Jesus at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Bob Holsinger will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Pastor Alan Smith’s sermon will be Let it Shine! at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services. Paul Heavner will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the youth will lead the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services on this Family Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Latino/Hispanic worship at 10:45 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert McIntyre will speak on Transfiguration at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. A baptism will be at the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Bible study is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday at 6 p.m. a soup and sandwich meal will precede the 7 p.m. service of the imposition of ashes.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach  Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Mind. Sunday school for young people up to age 20 meets at 10:30 a.m. during worship. First and third Wednesdays, services at 7:30 p.m. at The Reading Room, which is open one hour before and after services.

Church of Christ at Hagerstown, Gerrard Fess will give the message A Convert to Canaan Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Bible classes for all ages begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting and Bible study begin 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 Sending Paul and Barnabas. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will speak about Liminal Place at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Adult Bible study at 9:30 a.m.

Community Mennonite Church, Pastor Paul Clemmer will speak at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on Heirs to a Promise. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, Pastor Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 a.m. communion and 10:45 a.m. noncommunion services Sunday. His topic will be What’s Your Definition of “Is?” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will lead the 10 a.m. communion service Sunday. Her topic will be The Future Awakes.

Cry in the Wilderness Holiness Church, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Pastor Steve Burdette will give a message and chalk drawing on In Childlike Faith at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Call 717-794-0141.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy will speak on Repairing the Vessel at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. At 9:30 a.m. the Discipleship class meets. Youth Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Harvey Swanger will discuss Feeling God’s Presence from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. McKoy will speak on Gaining Ground at 7 p.m. Thursday. Raven House Food Distribution is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Men’s and women’s ministry meeting every third Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on Jesus on The Lost Sheep. The youth will be worship leaders. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Larry Aikens will preach at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on Tethered to God’s Triumph. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. with the message We Turn Again to Thee. Spanish Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., and Pastor Servando Gonzalez will preach the message Removing the Old Man at the Spanish service at 11 a.m.  Wednesday activities at 7 p.m. Spanish-speaking Wednesday service at 7 p.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. worship. His sermon will be Come to Me ... If You’re Really Tired ... And I Will Give You Rest. An Ash Wednesday service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. Imposition of ashes will be available. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak on The Marriage of the Lamb at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme will speak Sunday at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services on Lost in the Clouds. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on Cut Off Your Hand. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Evening worship at 6 p.m. Youth Christian Covenant, Bible Basic Training and Little Blessings at 6 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service on The Chief Shepherd. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Evening service at 7 p.m., with Fisler speaking on No One Else, Only You. 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 Secret. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. 606 Family Gathering at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday with meal and groups for all ages.

Grace United Methodist Church, Pastor Clark Carr will give the sermon How to Keep Our Eyes Open in a Dark World at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Pastor Donna Ritchey Martin will speak on Jesus Calls Us at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Edward L. Poling will bring the message Sunday at the 9 a.m. contemporary worship and the 11 a.m. traditional worship. The topic will be The Vision on the Mountain Top. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will preach at the 9 a.m. traditional and 11:15 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. His topic will be Can’t Somebody Say Amen! Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach at the 9:30 a.m. worship with communion. The sermon will be based on Mark 9:2-9. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m.

Hilltop Christian Fellowship, Clear Spring, coffee and fellowship, and class at 8:15 a.m. features Biblical Eldership: They Smell Like Sheep. Senior Pastor Dennis Whitmore will conduct the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on The Sin Problem in the new four-part Roman Road series. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on Heaven! Don’t Miss It!

John Wesley United Methodist Church, the Rev. Patrick Ricker will lead the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be To Peek or Not to Peak. Adult and children’s Sunday school at 9 a.m. Just Kids’ Church at 10:30 a.m.

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul N. Leatherman III will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on When You Look .... Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the sermon at the 10:30 a.m. service. Zepp will also give the children’s story. Brian Spielman will be worship leader. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday night Bible study is at 6 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank will bring the Bible message at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Keeping the Dream Alive in Spite of ... Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Family night activities Wednesday with adult Bible study at 7 p.m.; youth group at 6:45 p.m.; and Awana at 6:45 p.m.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, the Rev. Ray Roberson will lead the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 10:30 a.m. traditional service  Sunday on Homosexuality. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor David Kaplan will preach at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on See the Glory of God. Christian education at 10 a.m. An Ash Wednesday service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15 and 11 a.m. traditional service and the 9:45 informal service Sunday. The topic will be A Thing for Mountains. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Certified Lay Speaker Jack Charlton will share the message In the Company of the Eternal in the 8:30 a.m. contemporary/praise service and the 10:50 a.m. traditional service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key’s message will be Who Will Stand Firm? at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Ringgold Church of Christ, Don Conley, senior pastor will speak on Advancing the Kingdom in the Kingdom Impact sermon series at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday activities at 7 p.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, Seminarian Brian Sandell will preach at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon Transfiguration: Jesus’ Glory Revealed at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. James Brethren Church, Pastor Brian Moore will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on The Belt of Truth. 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 Light Shining Through the Darkness. The parish choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school for all ages 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 deliver the message at the 8:30 a.m. informal communion worship Sunday in The Tree of Life Worship Center. Music will be by The New Spirit Praise Band. Traditional worship with Heim will be at 11 a.m. Heim’s sermon will be God’s Yes in Jesus. Music will be by St. John’s Senior Choir. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Ash Wednesday services will be at noon in Prince of Peace Chapel and at 7 p.m. in the church.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley will give a sermon at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be Silence is Good! Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 1 p.m. Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m.  Friends Feeding Friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, the Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will preach at the 7:45 and 9 and 11 a.m. services Sunday for a pulpit exchange with St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish in Hancock.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Pastor G. Stanley Steele will preside at the 8:15 a.m. service and 10:30 a.m. worship with communion Sunday. Andrew Steele will preach at both services and lead a discussion during Sunday school on his experience in South Africa. Breakfast will be provided by the men of the ARK class, and the Sunday school orchestra will perform. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on Transfiguration of Our Lord, Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. worship.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ topic will be Discipleship: Renewing the Visions at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Marilyn Janus will be the guest musician. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. following the children’s message.

St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church of Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on The Gospel Come to Philippi on Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. Bible studies are Monday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at the 8:15 a.m. service Sunday on A Glimpse of the Future. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. A healing service will be at 4 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service Sunday on Living in the Light. Christian education classes follows worship. Bible study at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Ash Wednesday services will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, the Rev. Louis Emerick will deliver the message at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak on Keep Your Eyes Upon the Master on Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service of word and sacrament. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Prayer time, Wednesdays 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on  Transfiguration of Our Lord on Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. communion worship. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Peter’s (Beard’s) Lutheran Church, the Rev. Thomas L. Perry will speak at the 9:15 a.m. communion service Sunday. The topic will be Hold It Right There.

St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Hancock, the Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach at the 7:30 and 10 a.m. services Sunday in a pulpit exchange.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Lazarus and the Rich Man. Mary Lou Hollingsworth will give the children’s message. Shelly Barr will be the liturgist. Church school is at 10:40 a.m. Reveal worship service will be at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Jim Peyton will speak on  Part of God’s Plan 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 deliver the message Something to Hold On To at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:40 a.m. An Ash Wednesday service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will be preacher and celebrant at the 8 and 10 a.m. communion services Sunday. His topic will be Seeing Things As They Really Are. Adult education at 9 a.m., and Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A communion service in Spanish will be at 5:30 p.m. Trudy Wesley will talk about Homeless in Chambersburg.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Dave Oravec will be celebrant and the Rev. Gregory P. Shook will preach at the 9 a.m. praise worship with communion in the fellowship hall and the 11 a.m. liturgical worship with communion in the nave Sunday. The Praise Band will provide music at the early service, and the Parish Choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school at 9:55 a.m. Ash Wednesday services with communion and imposition of ashes will be at noon and 7 p.m. this Wednesday.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium with Lead Pastor Randy Buchman, and Associate Pastor Chris Wiles in the cafe service. The topic will be Mission: A Commitment to the Unchurched in the sermon series The Bucket List: Resolving to Live Life Before You Die. Children’s programs for infants through sixth grade. Middle school and high school students meet at 11 a.m. Adults meet at 11 a.m. for a program iGrow. Middle school, high school, fifth- and sixth-grade youth groups 6 to 8 p.m.

Valley Assembly of God, the sermon topic at the 10 a.m. service Sunday will be Look Who’s Here. Bible study at 9 a.m. Sunday evening worship with Royal Rangers and Girls Ministries at 6 p.m. Wednesday Oasis service with NuVision Youth at 7 p.m. on Tribulation.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine will bring the message Social Responsibility at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ sermon topic will be Discipleship: Renewing the Visions at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. The adult chancel choir will sing. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Thursday Bible study on Believers’ Death Benefits at 5:45 p.m. preceded by an eat-for-a-donation meal at 5 p.m. Lessons, discussion, prayers, food and games night 6:30 p.m. Fridays in the youth room at the rear of the church.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos’s sermon will be What Will You Give Up For Lent? at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will preach at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. His topic will be Where’s the Urgency? The choir will sing. 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 Credo. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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