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Religion - Speakers and services

May 26, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday on Dem Dry Bones. Marybelle Hose will be worship leader. There will be a time of remembrance and communion.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach at 9 a.m. Sunday service on The Pentecostal Church. Heaven’s Harmony 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 Remember. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Plant-a-Church Sunday will be observed. The choir will present music honoring all veterans.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on One Hurricane You Don’t Need to Fear! at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Dominican Republic mission trip participants will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Gene Detrow 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 will preach at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services on The Spirit’s Role. Paul Heavner will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert McIntyre will speak on  Tongues of Fire at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services on music Sunday. The choir and praise band will present music. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Marie Bacchiocchi will be the guest speaker 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. John Kessler will be the liturgist, and Barb Barnes 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 The Calling of the Spirit.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Ancient and Modern Necromancy, alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism, Denounced. 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 Be Real 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 Pentecost and Memorial Day — Celebration and Remembering. 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 A New Spirit at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday.

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services Sunday. The topic will be Happy Birthday! 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 To Whom Do I Belong?

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will speak on Watt Voltage (?) on Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Mike Deener will be worship leader and Jack Malott will give the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on A More Perfect Union. Betty Holtzman will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on 21st-Century Family — Thank You Veterans at the 9:30 a.m. service. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, the Rev. Bruce Conley will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Nancy J. Jenkins, minister of congregational care, will speak at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday on Do We All Get It? Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Pastor George Spangler will lead the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Pentecost. 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 Big Bang. Fisler will speak at the 7 p.m. service on The Throne Room of 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 Freedom. 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 Goodness and Mercy. 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 the 11 a.m. traditional worship Sunday. His topic will be Birth Pangs of a New Creation. The 11 a.m. service will include a service of remembrance. 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 Heartburn. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Harvest Time Church, The Cross Makes the Difference will be the topic this Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Services also at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Haven Lutheran Church, worship will be at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Linda M. Alessandri will preach. 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 Leading in the Way or Getting in the Way. 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 Jerusalem at Last 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 Yesterday/Today/Tomorrow. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study at 9 a.m. Wednesday. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the homily and children’s story at the 10:30 a.m. service. Her topic will be Buried in Our Hearts. Dale Seburn will be worship leader. Manor’s choir will sing. Candles will be lit in memory of loved ones who died in the past year. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor John Miller will bring the message at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday on Pure Religion. 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 speak at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 10:30 a.m. traditional service Sunday on The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowing in the Wind. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Alllen Reed will preach at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday on Wind + Fire = Spirit.

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

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on The Breast Plate of Righteousness at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow the service. Wednesday Bible Club at 7 p.m. for ages 3 through adult.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. His topic will be Babel, Babel, Babel! Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark C. Mooney will lead the 8:30 a.m. contemporary/praise service and the 10:50 a.m. traditional service Sunday. The topic will be Everyone Knows It’s Windy. New members will be received and there will be a baptism. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

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

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Lynn Singleton will speak on My Friend. 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 Remembering — Memorial Day 2012 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 Fruits of the Spirit. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon Pentecost: Wind, Fire and the Holy Spirit at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 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 Guided by the Truth. The parish choir will sing at the second service. Adult forum at 9 a.m. Children’s classes resume in the fall. Weekly services of healing and communion are at 12:10 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, informal communion service Sunday in The Tree of Life Worship Center and traditional worship at 11 a.m.  Sunday. Pastor Edward Heim’s topic for the 11 a.m. service will be Breathe on Us, O God. New Spirit Praise Band will provide music at the early service, and St. John’s senior choir will present music at the later service. Mid-Week Joy will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Tree of Life Worship Center with teaching time by Heim and music by The New Spirit Praise Band.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley Jr. will preach on About a Ham at the 10 a.m. services Sunday. The service will honor Pentecost and confirmation. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Bible study at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach at the 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. services Sunday on the topic To Tell the Truth. The congregation’s deceased veterans will be remembered at all services. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preach at the 8:15  service and 10:30 a.m. communion services this Friends and Family Sunday. The praise team will present special music at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. The men of the ARK class will serve breakfast at 8:45 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ topic will be Released from Babel at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Marilyn Janus 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 Flesh, Bones and the Spirit of God at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Four young people will be confirmed. 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. communion service Sunday on Wind + Fire = Spirit. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service Sunday. Three young people will affirm their baptism.

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

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, David Kaplan will speak Sunday on Born of Water and 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. David C. Baker will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Change in Order to Remain the Same.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Joining the Church. Debby Cushwa will be the liturgist, and Wagoner 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 Pentecost — Wait for It. 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 What is a Spirit Filled Church? at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

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 So You’ve Got the Spirit, Now What? Adult education at 9 a.m. and children’s Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Celtic service with communion at 5:30 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, the Rev. David G. Oravec 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 teacher appreciation reception at 9:55 a.m. in Room 113.

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

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. services in the auditorium or cafe rooms. Lead Pastor Randy Buchman will speak at the auditorium service on More Than Just a Pile of Rocks, and Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak at the cafe service on My Stupid Little Life. Children’s programs for infants through sixth grade. There will be no second session classes, iGrow or evening youth group activities.

Valley Assembly of God, the sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday will be Do You Remember? Bible study at 9 a.m. Sunday worship with missionary, Royal Rangers and girls ministries at 6 p.m. Wednesday Oasis service with Nuvision Youth at 7 p.m. with a new study series on Gideon.

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

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans’ sermon will be Released from Babel at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Music will be by the adult bell 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 at 6 p.m. Sunday in LeFew Hall with the band Prevenient Grace.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos’s sermon will be The Simple 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 finish the sermon series Godly Homes 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 10 a.m. service on Set on Fire. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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