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Religion - Speakers and topics

July 27, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the topic Rooted and Grounded in Love. The children will be worship leaders. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Lay Leader Kathy Witman will preach at the 9 a.m. Sunday service on the topic Yes! Or is it No? Megan Burtner will be soloist. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Asking, Seeking, Knocking. Charles Wasson 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, 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services Sunday. The topic will be Beyond Our Imagination. Rob Galpin will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert McIntyre will speak on A Sign of the Times 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 UCC in Cavetown, the Rev.Carol Hallman will preach Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be The Abundance of God’s Love.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Ronald Grubb will preach on the topic A Biblical Soap Opera 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 the topic Every Rope Has Two Ends. Kathy and Scott Stevens will be the liturgists and Meserole will bring the children’s message. Summer Bible discussion at 11 a.m. Church school is on summer break.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Love. 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 Mega Mouth 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 the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, Pastor Douglas Wagner will speak on The God of Abundance 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. His topic will be Stranger Danger? 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 the topic Prayer: Needs Met, from a sermon series on The Lord’s Prayer. Sunday school for children held during worship.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy’s topic will be Powered by the Son 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 Go Into the World 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 Let the Games Begin on Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Belinda Rupp will be worship leader and Megan Gouker will give the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on the topic No Longer a Slave. Wayne Fisher will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on Power That Transforms the World — Being Like Minded 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 the topic, Watering, Working and Warning. Hymn sing at 6 p.m.

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services will be The Nature of Things: Leftovers. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, vacation Bible school celebration service will be at 10 am. Sunday. There will be no children’s church or Sunday school.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service on Hearers and Doers. Teens will discuss their Philadelphia missions trip at the 7 p.m. service. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Family night at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Chaplain Doug Oliver will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. There will be reports from Momentum Youth Conference. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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 Wisdom of Solomon. JoAnn Leatherman will provide vocal music. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastor Ed Poling will share the message Power to Comprehend 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 So Little Among So Many. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Hilltop Christian Fellowship, Clear Spring, coffee and fellowship, and class at 8:15 a.m. features Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Senior Pastor Dennis Whitmore will conduct the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic Authority of Character. 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 More Than Enough 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, Linda Strite will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on Let’s Just Praise the Lord. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Bill Hall will give the sermon on the topic When Was the Beginning? at the 10:30 a.m. service. Amy Chapman will give the children’s story. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Roger Myers will share the message on Ten Warning Signs of Spiritual Decay 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 Is Being Religious Enough? Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Guest Pastor Stephanie Steele will preach at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school 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 Spiritual Strength.

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 A Two-in-the-Bush God. Special music by Duvia Bowers. 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 this Christmas in July Sunday. The topic will be Jingle All the Way! Christmas hymns will be sung. 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 Good Problem to Have. 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.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Two Witnesses. 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 morning service. His topic will be The Church in Jerusalem. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers will speak on the Seven Reasons Why Some People are not Saved. 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 speak on the topic Samson — Superman and His Kryptonite in the Samson, A Man for Our Times sermon series 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 Faithfulness. The Mission Team will be commissioned at the 11 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon 5+2=5,000; That’s a Miracle! 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 Be-Attitudes (Part One). 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 topic Turning Scarcity into Abundance. David McKinley, baritone, and Kathy McKinley, piano will provide music 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 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 the topic Being Fed. New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service and Dakota Herson will play trumpet at the second service. 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 the topic To Every Nobody at the 8:30 a.m. 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 a.m., 9 and 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Kay Rice, deacon, will be guest speaker Sunday. Mid-week communion and prayers for healing Wednesday at 11 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preach at the 8:15 a.m. service and 10:30 a.m. communion service. His sermon will be based on John 6:1-21. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. The movie “Courageous” will conclude in the adult department. A service of prayers for healing will be at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The Ninth 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 Empowered 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 topic God Gave The Growth at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Guest Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak at the 8:15 a.m. service Sunday. 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. The topic will be For This Reason. There will be a baptism.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, Missionary Bill Richards from Wyclift Bible Society 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 Sunday on Little is Much 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 Ninth 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 The Wall.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on Warhead Candy! at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Ellen Davis will be liturgist and Mary Lou Hollingworth 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 Poor Bartimaeus. 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 Expect a Miracle 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 Feed Me, Feed Me!

Trinity Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, Pastor Virgil Cain preach on the topic The Heart of Worship at the 5 p.m. contemporary worship today, which will be led by the Praise and Worship Team. A picnic will follow the service. Cain’s topic for Sunday at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services will be The Lord Provides. Sunday school is at 9:15 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 Hunger Within, Without.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium or cafe. The sermon series, Running Wild: God’s Everyday Mission for Ordinary Radicals, will continue. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak in the auditorium service and Cory Forsyth in the cafe service. Their topic will be Becoming All Things to a Post-Everything World. Children’s summer program, Camp Iwilligoway for first- through fifth-graders will continue. Adults meet at 11 a.m. for iGrow. Middle and high school students meet at 11 a.m. High school youth group, 6 to 8 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, the congregation will explore Decision Making — How to Choose Peace at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Children’s school offered during the celebration service. 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 The Courage of Daniel at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on Empowered at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Prevenient Grace Praise Band will provide music. 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 topic Numbering Our Days at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. The Cathedral Bells from Waynesboro Evangelical Lutheran Church will provide music during the service. Contemporary service on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m. 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 What Feeds Us? Special music by Page Wade and Meagan Graff. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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