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Religion - Speakers and topics

August 31, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black’s sermon topic will be Hearing and Obeying God’s Message at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Tanner Minnick and R.T. Resh will lead the service as part of the Boy Scouts God and Church program. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on the topic X-ray Vision at the 9 a.m. Sunday communion service. Megan Burtner 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 Laboring for the Lord. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on True Religion and the Real Thing at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Larry Horchner Jr. of Child Evangelism Fellowship will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Patrick Wildeson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday activites 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 Got Religion? Paul Heavner will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Calvary Temple, Williamsport, the Rev. Richard Rochkind will sing and minister at the 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. services.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert McIntyre will speak on Customs or Christ 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 at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday. The topic will be A Different Perspective on Sacramental Meals.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, the Rev. Gregg Meserole will speak at the 9:30 a.m. communion service Sunday on There is None Like You, O Lord. Bill Shank will be liturgist and Judy Bowman will share the children’s message. Sunday school begins Sept. 9.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Man. 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 What Would God Say to Queen Elizabeth II? 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 Shove That Job — I’ll Take It. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. For transportation, call 301-799-9174.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the sermon topic will be Making Choices for 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. His topic will be The Choice of a New Generation. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Be Our Guest breakfast at 11:45 a.m. Sunday.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Alan Clingan will preach at the 10 a.m. service this Sunday on Tongue Twisters. Sunday school for children held during worship.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy’s topic will be Picnic in the Park at the 11:30 a.m. service Sunday at Pangborn Park. Pastor Harvey Swanger will speak on Prayer Warriors Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. McKoy’s topic will be Walking Bibles 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 give the sermon Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. The topic will be Soul Wrecked. 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., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on First Round Draft Pick. George Stumbaugh will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on Church Rules — Whatever You Do, Shine! at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on I Know I Am, But What About You!

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services will be Six Days Shalt Thou Labor. Sunday school begins at 11:15 a.m.

Full Gospel Pentecostal Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Fred Jensen from Soddy Daisy, Tenn., will preach at the 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. services Sunday. Call 304-267-4071.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be A New Heart and A New Spirit. 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 speak on A Worker Approved at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. 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 share a message on Faith Under Pressure. The Back Row Singers will present special music. 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. The topic will be Suppose Your Child Has Fallen Into a Well. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach on Show and Tell — Doers of the Word at the 9:30 a.m. worship Sunday.

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 conclude a five-part series, It’s All About Jesus. This Sunday’s topic will be Our Coming King. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on I Never Thought I’d See the Day! — Culture at the Crossroads.

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

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul N. Leatherman III will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on When It Is Time. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. 

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the sermon and children’s story at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be I’ll Think About it Tomorrow! Judy Spielman will be worship leader. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. A monthly carry-in meal will follow the service. Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Missionaries John and Melissa Miller will share the message Communicating with God and Each Other at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Marriage enrichment seminar with the Millers this Sunday, Sept. 9 and 16. Youth group Wednesday at 6:45 p.m., Awana 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 Control Issues. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on Hearing and Doing at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on Hope for the Troubled Heart.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on The Desired Response at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday classes for ages 3 through adult at 7 p.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robinson will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. His topic will be The Sickness Within. 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 Labor Sunday. The topic will be Wonder Bread. Communion will be served. 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 Strict Teacher. 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 and youth group Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, Pastor Jim Stauffer will continue a sermon series, Our Journey With Jonah. His message will be Jonah, The Pray-er at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. Children’s church at 10:45 a.m.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Great Struggle. 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 Power for the Faint. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers will speak on Jesus Pushes Us. 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 Greatest Story Ever Told in The Story sermon series at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday activities, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be The Armor of God: the Belt of Truth. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will deliver the sermon Enjoyment in Our Labor at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m.

St. James Brethren Church, Pastor Tom Burris will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on Reason to Worry! 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 Thoughts of the Heart. Violinist Julianna Chitwood will provide music at the second service. Adult forum at 9 a.m. Children’s classes resume next Sunday. Weekly services of healing and communion are at 12:10 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Pastor Edward Heim will lead the informal communion service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in The Tree of Life Worship Center and the traditional communion worship at 11 a.m. Sunday. Health and wellness roundtable at 9:45 a.m. The New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service. Heim’s topic for the 11 a.m. service will be Actions Speak Louder .... 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 at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. Bible study at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school resumes Sept. 9.

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

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. Stephanie S. Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. communion services. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 14th 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 EKG: Ministry Flows from the Heart at the 9:30 a.m. communion 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 Bought at a Great Price at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on Hearing and Doing at 8:15 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school 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 Jesus in a Changing World.

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 Tradition — Good or Bad? Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 14th Sunday after Pentecost at the 10:45 a.m. communion 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 Read My Heart as Well as My Lips.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on A Prophet’s Work at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The youth group will be liturgists and 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 A Breath of Fresh Air. 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, Jacob Doyle will deliver the message The How vs.The Way 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 When God Says No.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. Senior Pastor Randy Buchman will give the sermon Chapter 12: Solvency. Classes for first- through fifth-graders and programs for infants through kindergarten are offered. There will be no second hour classes or iGrow and no high school youth group.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, the congregation will explore the History of God 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, Pastor Mike Stine’s message will be Calling of the Disciples at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on EKG: Ministry Flows from the Heart at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday. Ron Malloy will provide special music. A time of hymn singing Sundays at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Wellspring of Life Family Worship Center, Clarion Hotel, “E” entrance, will hold Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Loretta McFarland will speak on The Seven Mountains of Influence in Society. What Are They? What Do They Mean to Me? Why should I Care? A service will be held at 12:15 p.m. The sermon topic will be A Closer Walk with God.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on This is It! at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Contemporary service on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 10 a.m. service on By Noble Things They Stand. Barb and Amber Hendershot. Sunday school resumes Sept. 9.

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