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Religion - Speakers and services

May 04, 2012

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Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, youth will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The theme for National Youth Sunday will be Bridging the Gap. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. Bible study is Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach at 9 a.m. Sunday on Disconnected. The chancel choir will sing. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Blair’s Valley First Church of God, Sunday at 10:45 a.m., Pastor Bob Stone will speak on Accountability. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. DJ Club for elementary kids and their parents at 6:30 p.m. Evening service begins at 7 p.m. Sunday. Call 717-328-5310.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on Baptism Along the Interstate at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on Bridging the Gap at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. The youth will lead the service. 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 Bridging the Gap at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services. The senior high youth will be worship leaders for National Youth Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will give the message Implications of Resurrection — Good News for All at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services 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 The Shepherd’s Call at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Ronald Grubb will preach on Self-Pruning — A Helpful Skill? at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, the Rev. Gregg Meserole will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Independence Ruins the Vine! Matthew Hinz will be the liturgist, and Meserole will bring the children’s message. Church school at 11 a.m.

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

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Adam and Fallen Man. 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 As for Me and My House at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. 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 The Mission of the Church — Daring to Care. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m. For transportation, call 301-799-9174.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will speak on Abiding in Love at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Adult Bible study at 9:30 a.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services Sunday. The topic will be Plugged In. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Her topic will be False Picture.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will speak  About Elisha on Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Charles “Bucky” Houser will be worship leader, and Patsy Boward will give the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on A Ghost Does Not Have Flesh and Bones. Eleanor Smith will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Larry Aikens will preach at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on The Charitable Christ-Like Way. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Wes Gazaway, missionary going to Egypt will discuss his work at the 6 p.m. Sunday service. Spanish Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and Spanish service at 11 a.m. Wednesday activities at 7 p.m. Spanish-speaking Wednesday service at 7 p.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, the Rev. Louis Emerick will preach on The Love of God at the 9:30 a.m. service. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. His topic will be The Lukewarm Christian.

First Christian Church, Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme will speak at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday on Taking Flight. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, The Women’s Ministry will conduct the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Thank Offering services Sunday. The topic will be Our Royal Family. The Thank Offering will go to Pastor’s Widows and Missions around the world. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service on The Acts of the Apostates. Evening service at 7 p.m. with Fisler speaking on Open Doors on Earth and in Heaven. Family night at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. His topic will be A New Creation. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. 606 Family Gathering at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday with meal and groups for all ages.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Kids Klub Director Lois Ann Glessner will give the message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. She will illustrate the Ten Commandments. Children of the Sunday school will present special music. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, the youth will lead worship with songs, skits and a scripture jam on National Youth Sunday at the 9 a.m. contemporary worship and at the 11 a.m. traditional worship. Arnold Platou will bring the message WWJD. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, worship will be at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Linda M. Alessandri will preach on Wilderness Waters and Vines. Sunday school 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 Marriage: What God Has Joined. 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. Richard Jewell will lead the service and share the message Sharing the Good News on the Journey at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. 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 Let Them Who Has Voice Speak. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Andy Griffith Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; ladies Bible study at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the sermon and children’s story at the 10:30 a.m. service. Her topic will be Use This Crutch. Cheryl Spielman will be worship leader. Manor’s choir will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Monthly carry-in meal will follow the service. A new Wednesday night Bible study will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton will bring the message at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday on First Things First. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Family night activities are Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. with adult Bible study at 7 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 Abiding and Bearing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday on Bearing Fruit.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on Our Mission.

New Joy Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist Church, U.S. Army chaplain, Pastor Kenneth Anderson, will speak at the 11 a.m. service today. Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Free community health fair and exhibit on Introduction to the Blue Zone will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Go to www.newjoyadventist.org.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on A Call to Holy War at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Club at 7 p.m. for ages 3 through adult.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, youth will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. youth services Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Mark C. Mooney will share the message Stay Connected at 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.

Paramount Baptist Church, Pastor Larry Rickard’s message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday is Testing God’s Patience. Sunday school for all ages starts at 9 a.m. Rickard is conducting a Bible study at 6:50 p.m. Wednesdays. Children’s activities Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and youth group at 6:30 p.m.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, Pastor Jim Stauffer’s message will be The Golden Years at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday.

Park Road Bible Church, the Rev. Bruce Gephart from Gospelink will speak 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.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday morning service on Occupy Pinesburg. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers will speak on Tough Christian Love. 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, senior minister, will preach on Bringing Out the Best in Your Friend at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon Spiritual Pruning by the Master Gardener 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 Courier. 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 Way, The Truth, The Life. The parish choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school 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, there will be an informal communion service on National Youth Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in The Tree of Life Worship Center. The youth will lead the service. Music will be by The New Spirit Praise Band. Traditional worship will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor Edward Heim preaching on Abide! St. John’s senior choir will provide music. Mid-week Joy Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Tree of Life Worship Center with New Spirit Praise Band.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley will give a sermon at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. The topic will be No More Ida’s. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Bible study at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preside at the 8:15  and 10:30 a.m. communion services Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ topic will be Fruit of the Vine at the 9:30 a.m. communion service Sunday. Greg Martin will be guest musician. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. following the children’s message.

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

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak at the 8:15 a.m. communion service Sunday on Bearing Fruit. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preside at communion and preach on Vines and Branches at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education classes begin at 10:40 a.m. Bible study Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will deliver the message at 11 a.m. Sunday on Franchise Opportunity. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Moved by the Spirit 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 (Beard’s) Lutheran Church, the Rev. Thomas L. Perry will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be God’s Gardening.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Luck? Youth fellowship will give the children’s message and be liturgists. Church school is at 10:40 a.m.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Jim Peyton will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on Bold Persistence. 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 Be All You Can Be at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagers-townmd.com.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Chris Ramsey will preach and preside Sunday at the 9 a.m. communion worship in fellowship hall and the 11 a.m. traditional worship with communion in the nave. The Praise Band will provide music at the 9 a.m. service, and the parish choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school at 9:55 a.m.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be Abiding in Love.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium with Lead Pastor Randy Buchman. His sermon topic will be Final Word, Who Really Wins? The sermon series Unseen, Exposing the Paranormal, continues. Associate Pastor Paul Ostoich will teach at the family worship service for parents and their children in the cafe room. 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 and high school youth groups meet from 6 to 8 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, the Rev. Anne Murphy will be the guest speaker Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. Her topic will be I Go Before You Always. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940 or e-mail unityhagerstown@live.com.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, guest speaker Randy Taylor’s message will be Grace at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ sermon will be Fruit of the Vine at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday. Music will be by the adult chancel choir. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Multigenerational praise and worship service with Prevenient Grace at 6 p.m. Thursday adult Bible study on The Next Christians — Creators Who Are Called at 5:45 p.m. preceded by an eat-for-a-donation meal at 5 p.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos’s sermon will be How to Handle Daily Life 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 on  Godly Home at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

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