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Religion - Speakers and services

May 11, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will share the message Household of Faith at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Jessica Minnick will be worship leader. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. Bible study is Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Mark Leadingham will preach at 9 a.m. Sunday service, which will be led by the youth. The youth and cherub choirs will sing. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on It’s All About Love at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak on The Value of a Mother at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Charles Wasson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, the sermon will be Having Life at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services. Dave Hahn will be worship leader. 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 — A New Place for Those of Lowly Value 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 Jesus’ Love — Mother’s Love 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 There’s Learning Through Repetition? at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday.

Christ Reformed UCC in Cavetown, the Rev. Carol Hallman will preach Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be It’s Not All About You (or Me).

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. 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 Ruth: A Godly Woman 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 Mother’s Day — Little Foxes in Our Homes. 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 Protected by God 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 All You Need is Love. 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 A Parent’s Love.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will speak on You Talkin’ to Me? on Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Tom Feigley will be worship leader, and Robin Dagenhart will give the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on Honor — Your Mother — So That. Joel Gaylor will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Temple, Pastor Mark Chapman will preach at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on Woman — God’s Crown of Creation. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. The message will be Don’t Quit at the 6 p.m. Sunday service. Spanish Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Pastor Servando Gonzalez will speak on The Living Water at the 11 a.m. Spanish service. Wednesday activities at 7 p.m. Spanish-speaking Wednesday service at 7 p.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on 21st-Century Family — Celebrating Moms 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 A Mother’s Reward.

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

Germantown Church of God, Pastor Mark Hosler will lead the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday honoring mothers. 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 Cry of Scoffers. Evening service at 7 p.m. with Fisler speaking on Here is the Church, But Where is Christ? 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 Life — Our Greatest Gift. 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, Pastor Donna Ritchey Martin will give the message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. The topic will be The Love Chapter. Gifts of blankets for Church World Service distribution will be dedicated. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message at the 9 a.m. contemporary worship and at the 11 a.m. traditional worship. His topic will be What Kind of Home Do We Make? 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. The topic will be Fierce, Gentle Love. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, worship will be at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Linda M. Alessandri will preach on Love That Conquers. 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 For This Child I Prayed. 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 The Blessing of Abiding in Christ 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 Giving Life, Teaching Life. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Andy Griffith Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; ladies Bible study on Revelation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19. 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 “!”. Bill Zepp will be worship leader. Manor’s choir and Manor’s Little Ones will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Monthly carry-in meal will follow the service. Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank will bring the message at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday on A Mother with Great Faith. 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 Christian Love — Not a Feeling, a Lifestyle. 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. service Sunday on God, Love and Mothers.

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

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Of Discipleship, Sheep and Guinea Pigs. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Mark C. Mooney will share the message Love One Another 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 A Woman’s Faith. 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 Mom Always Liked You Best at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key 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 on The Sin Most Often Committed by Women. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m. All mothers and women will receive a gift from the church.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers will speak on Five Words to Live By. Services are at 8:50 a.m. at Mount Carmel; St. Paul’s service begins at 10 a.m.; and Park Head worships at 11 a.m.

Ringgold Church of Christ, Don Conley, senior minister, will preach on Motherhood — It is Not a Job, It is an Adventure at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be Ten Years Later. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon A Mother’s Influence 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 Pastor as Parent — Parent as Pastor. 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 Love One Another. 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, Pastor Sherry Miller will be the guest pastor at the 8:30 a.m. informal communion service and 11 a.m. traditional worship this Sunday. New Spirit Praise Band will provide music at the early service, and St. John’s Senior Choir will sing at the later service. Mid-week Joy Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Tree of Life Worship Center with New Spirit Praise Band. Ascension Day with traditional communion worship and music by St. John’s Men’s Choir at 11 a.m. Thursday.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley Jr. will preach on Very Interesting at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school will feature a program honoring mothers and fathers at 9:45 a.m. in Luther Hall. Bible study at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, Mother’s Day and Rogation Sunday will be observed at all services. New gardens in front of the fellowship center will be blessed at 10 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Rev. Stephanie S. Steele will preach at the 8:15 a.m.  communion service and 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday. Church Music Sunday will be celebrated at the 10:30 a.m. service with special music by all the choirs and the Praise Team. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ topic will be A New Spirit of Giving at the 9:30 a.m. 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 Race is On at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. Bible study 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 God, Love and Mothers. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, the youth will lead worship at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Connor Shank will preach on  God Loves, and Pastor Mike Louia will preside at communion. Christian education classes begin at 10:40 a.m. Service of Healing and Hope at 7 p.m. Monday. 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 Friend of God. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Chosen! 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. David C. Baker will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Where God Can Be Seen.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Sarah’s Faith. Denny Shifflett will be the liturgist, and Jenny Burger will give the children’s message. 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 Out of Love. 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 Love Requires Sacrifice at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The men’s choir will sing, and women will receive a special gift. Sunday school for all ages at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. Ron Schlak will preach Sunday at the 9 a.m. communion worship in the fellowship hall and the 11 a.m. traditional worship with communion in the nave. Pastor David G. Oravec will be celebrant. 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 An “Abiding in Love” Ministry.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. services in the auditorium or cafe rooms. The sermon series Unseen, Exposing the Paranormal, ends. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak at the auditorium service, and Associate Pastor Tim Lester will speak at the cafe service. Their topic will be Power Play, The Gospel and Spiritual Warfare. Children’s programs for infants through sixth grade. There will be no second session classes.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, a celebration service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Elk Branch Lodge in Hedgesville, W.Va. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940 or e-mail unityhagerstown@live.com.

Valley Assembly of God, the sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday will be Motherhood. Bible study at 9 a.m. Wednesday Oasis service at 7 p.m.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine’s message will be Consecration at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ sermon will be A New Spirit of Giving at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Music will be by the kids’ bell choir. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Thursday adult Bible study on The Next Christians — Grounded in Community at 5:45 p.m. preceded by an eat-for-a-donation meal at 5 p.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will preach on A Godly Mother at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 11 a.m. service on Abiding in a Mother’s Love. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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