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Religion - Speakers and topics

July 06, 2012

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach at 9 a.m. Sunday service on Every Rose Has Its Thorn. Nicole and David Conway will present special music. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on The Nice Little Kid From Nazareth at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, John Mowen will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Love from Above. Paul Reid will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Adult Bible study Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Pastor Alan Smith will speak at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services Sunday on The Sent. Smith 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 The Delegator! 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 Torban Aarsand will be the guest speaker 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 Confronting Hometown Difficulties 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 on When Jesus Holds Us by the Hand. Cassie Bedard and Larry Sprankle will be the liturgist, and Branda Yeargan will bring the children’s message. Summer Bible discussion at 11 a.m. Church school is on summer break.

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

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Sacrament. 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 It’s the Truth 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 Most Important Virtue is Love. 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 Sent with Love 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 Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God ....

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will lead the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services Sunday. His topic will be Every Rose Has Its Thorn. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on Prayer: Our Breath of Life, the first in a series of sermons on The Lord’s Prayer. Sunday school for children held during worship.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy’s topic will be Top of the World at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Pastor Harvey Swanger will speak on Corporate Prayer Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. McKoy’s topic will be Word at the 7 p.m. service Thursday. Raven House food distribution 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Men’s and women’s ministries 8:30 p.m. third Saturday of the month.

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

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., James Funkhouser will speak. Joel Gaylor will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on God’s Will Is Not Always Our Will 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 on Grace. The church picnic in Harris Hall will follow worship.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Stevens L. Johns-Boehme will speak at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services on The Nature of Things: Interruptions. 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 on Hezekiah, King of Judah. 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 Creature Above the Creator and at the 7 p.m. service on The Wrath of the Lamb. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. 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 Unperishable Fruit. Guests will be the Roy Angle family, missionaries to Dublin, Ireland. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, guest preacher Loyal Vanderveer will give the message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. The topic will be Beautiful Words of Life. Tony Miller will provide music. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message Power Made Perfect in Weakness at the 9 a.m. contemporary worship and at the 11 a.m. traditional worship Sunday. 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 Outside Our Box. Sunday school begins at 10:15 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 Use What You Have. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on 1st John, 2nd John and 3rd John.

John Wesley United Methodist Church, Pastor Bill Warehime will lead the service and share the message Walk by Faith at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Adult and children’s Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship and children’s Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, guest speaker Christopher Neff will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on Investing. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Adam Cook will be the guest speaker at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sharon Cook will give the children’s story, and Sarah Cook will be worship leader. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton will bring the message on A Time to Love, A Time to Hate at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Youth group Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. and 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 Peter and Cornelius. Sunday school begins 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 Hot Stuff.

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 Seeing the Kingdom in Spite of the Church. Jessica Billons will present special music. Sunday school 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 Strength from Weakness. 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 Winning the War on Depression. 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, the Rev. Buck Besecker will be the guest speaker Sunday. His message will be I Don’t Feel Free at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. Children’s church at 10:45 a.m.

Park Road Bible Church, Lori Sines, executive director of the Hagerstown Area Pregnancy Center, 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, the Pastor John Koontz Jr. will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. His topic will be What Will it Take to Make You Quit? Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers will speak on Trusting Your Troublers. 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, the sermon will be The Word 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. communion services Sunday. The topic will be Kindness. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon Being Called Involves Action at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Adult Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.; children’s Sunday school resumes Sept. 2.

St. James Brethren Church, Tom Burris will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on Family Matters. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Rev. Gina Arents will speak Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services on Going Two By Two. 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 8:30 a.m. Sunday in The Tree of Life Worship Center and traditional worship at 11 a.m.  Sunday. Pastor Edward Heim will speak at the 11 a.m. service on Jesus Is a Regular Guy? New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service, and Robert Crawford will be soloist at the second service. A health and wellness roundtable will be held at 9:45 a.m. in the education center. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday with teaching time with Heim.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley Jr. will preach on A Wake-Up Call at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Bible study 1 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school resumes in September.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45, 9 and 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Anne O. Weatherholt will preach on Who Reigns? Mid-week communion and prayers for healing Wednesday at 11 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. Roland Hobbs will preach at the 8:15 a.m. communion service and 10:30 a.m. worship  Sunday. Her topic will be based on Mark 6:1-13. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. “Courageous” will be shown in the adult department.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak on Who Are You? at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Gwen Pangborn 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 Power of the Cross at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service Sunday. The topic will be On the Road Again. Christian education on the theme Living as a Christian in the 21st Century follows worship.

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

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Sent 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 The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.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 Strength Through Weakness.

Salem Reformed Church, youth mission testimonies will be given at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday in the Family Life Center. 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 Christ, Our Life! 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 The Armor of God at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:40 a.m. 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 I Don’t Get No Respect. Centering prayer Eucharist at 5:30 p.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 Singing the Great Hymns of Our Faith.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. The sermon series, Running Wild: God’s Everyday Mission for Ordinary Radicals, will continue. Corey Forsyth will speak Sunday on Which is the Great Commandment. Children’s summer program, Camp Iwilligoway for first through fifth graders will continue. No second hour activities or youth groups.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, Donna Marie Carey and Grace will offer original songs of the soul’s journey to God’s Love at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Children’s school offered at 11 a.m. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940 or e-mail unityhagerstown@live.com.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on Who Are You? at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Music will be by Andrew Bell, Dan and Terra Deatrich and John Scheihing. A time of hymn singing precedes the service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on  The Whole Armor of God at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Contemporary service on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt’s message will be A Changed Life 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 Restoring Israel. Special music by violinist Alexander Marte. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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