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Religion - Speakers and topics

August 03, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, volunteers with the Disaster Response Project in Alabama will share their experiences at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Youth will share from their summer camping experience. Erin Gaines will provide special music and Diana Socks will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach at 9 a.m. Sunday service on the topic Please Pass the Bread. The Hawfield family will sing. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on the topic Nathan’s Parable and David’s Confession at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Discouragement and Delight. Patrick Wildeson 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 Heavenly Bread. Alan 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 Holy Space! 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 Bread Came Down from Heaven at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services this 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 the topic Should I Eat Chicken or Beef? — Finding  Help in the Final Step in Biblical Exegesis 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 I Have Found Such Favor. Dave and Kelly Bedard will be the liturgists and Faith Mentzer 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 Spirit. 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 Submit or Else 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 Back to Church. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. For transportation, call 301-799-9174.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, Pastor Douglas Wagner will speak on God Hears Our Complaining at the 10:45 a.m. service this 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 Feast or Famine? Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Be Our Guest Breakfast at 11:45 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic Prayer: Forgiveness, from a sermon series on The Lord’s Prayer. Sunday school for children held during worship.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will speak on Reading the Bible Without Rose Colored Glasses on Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. Tom Feigley will be worship leader and Bev Keller will give the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., James Funkhouser will be the guest speaker. Ray Kline will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Elijah.

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services will be Fresh Start. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will be speaking Sunday at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. on the topic, Hezekiah, King of Judah; Weaknesses and their Consequences. 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 Conscience: Accusing and Excusing. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Fisler will discuss Revelation 8:1-13 at the 7 p.m. service. Family night at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Buck Summers will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be A Ministry on Which to Commit. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. Vacation Bible school at 6:30 p.m. on the theme IncrediWorld Amazament Park. Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Md., Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin will give the message at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. The topic will be Bread of Life. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, a contemporary service with an informal approach to worship begins at 9 a.m. Sunday and at 11 a.m., a traditional service. Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message, A Worthy Calling: Beyond Our Dreadful Secrets. Sunday school 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. 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. He will begin a five-part series, It’s All About Jesus. This Sunday’s topic will be Part 1: God’s Supreme Revelation. 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 The Best Bread Ever at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Adult Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship and children’s Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Manor Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Al Morningstar will give the sermon on the topic The Failure of God at the 10:30 a.m. service. Ed Barton will be worship leader. There will be a children’s story. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The monthly carry-in fellowship meal will follow the service.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Roger Myers will bring the message on The Importance and Value of Hardship 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, lay speaker Rob Wetzel will speak at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 10:30 a.m. traditional service Sunday on God’s Amazing Grace. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Guest Pastor Quentin Fleming will preach at the 10:30 a.m. communion 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 Focus — On Life.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on The Reasoning 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, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Comfort Food. Special music by Patrick Buhrman. 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 Sunday. The topic will be Important Work. Communion will be shared. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Two Witnesses, part II. 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. His topic will be Take a Stand. 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 Prayer. 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.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell’s 20th anniversary will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon The Tangled Webs We Weave at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services Sunday. Adult Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.; children’s Sunday school resumes Sept. 2.

St. James Brethren Church, Guest speaker Tim McMillan will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on Drifting. 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 Spiritual Nourishment. Jazz pianist Mark Cook 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. this Sunday. The 8:30 a.m. service will feature teaching time by the young people who attended the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans. Pastor Edward Heim’s will speak at the 11 a.m. service on the topic What Do We Need? The New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service and Gail Farmer will be the soloist at the second service. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday with teaching time with Heim and music by The New Spirit Praise Band.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley Jr. will preach on the topic Last Night’s Meal at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. communion 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. Anne Weatherholt will preach on the topic A Life Worthy of the Lord 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 and preside at the 8:15 a.m. service and 10:30 a.m. communion service. His sermon will be based on John 6:24-35. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. The adult department will discuss the movie “Courageous.”

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 10th 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 True Bread 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 Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Guest Pastor Quentin Fleming will speak at the 8:15 a.m. communion 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 Living Bread from Heaven. Intergenerational Christian education class on prayer at 10:40 a.m.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, east of Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will deliver the message at 11 a.m. Sunday. The topic will be Sinking or Finding? Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Bread from Heaven 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 10th 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 What Must We Do.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on Fuel! at the10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Leah Grab will be liturgist and Kylene Chase 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 God’s Plan for the Church. 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 Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread 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 Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be Grace is Enough.

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 Lead Pastor Randy Buchman in the cafe service. Their topic will be Passing Through Your Samaria. 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 Relationships and the Laws of Love 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.

Valley Assembly of God, the sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday will be Our Need: A Man of God. Bible study at 9 a.m. Evening worship with Royal Rangers and Girl’s Ministries at 6 p.m. on the topic Sermon of the Seasons. 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 Love and Marriage at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on True Bread at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday. Kelli Deiterich and Jack Martin will provide special 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 Never Be Discouraged 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.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 10 a.m. service on Food That Endures. Special music by tenor Richard Tooley. Sunday school resumes in the fall.

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