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Religion - Speakers and topics

September 21, 2012

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on One Such Child at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. There will be a baptism. 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 Revival Has Come! Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Speakers will be Pastors Robert Stone and David Sword.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on the topic Hardly Recognized: Seldom Promoted at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Bridge of Life, Phil Rowlands will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Go to www.bridgeoflife.org.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Unintentional Results. Gene Detrow will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday activities 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 Good Roots. 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 Whose Is It, Anyway! at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services this Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Latino/Hispanic worship at 10:45 a.m.

Calvary Temple, Williamsport, the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Jensen, evangelists, will minister and sing this Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. services Sunday.

Christ Lutheran Church, Pastor Thomas Perry will speak on What’s Your Ambition at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services this Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. No Bible study this week.

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 Meekness, like a Diamond, is Both Rare and Valuable.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, the Rev. Gregg Meserole will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic Since This is Your Attitude.... Matthew Hinz will be the liturgist and Barb Barnes will give the children’s message. Sunday school at 11 a.m.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Reality. 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 in the Great Valley, Boonsboro, Paul Toothman will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on Time Management. 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 Rev. Timothy Leighton will lead the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Welcoming the Children. Adult Bible study is 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 Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dr. Renée L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the topic I Wish I Hadn’t Said That. Sunday school for children held during worship.

Cutting Edge Ministries, visiting Pastor Randy and Rita Hughes will speak on The Spirit Moves at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Pastor Harvey Swanger will speak on Worship Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Pastor Brett McKoy’s topic will be Take it to the Streets at the 7 p.m. service Thursday. Raven House food distribution is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Men’s and women’s ministries at 8:30 p.m. on the 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 Pure and Undefiled. Jason Malott will be worship leader and Charles “Bucky” Houser 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 Confidence Games. Betty Holzman will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Ebenezer AME Church, Minister Eldridge Frazier will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach on Making a Difference — O Yes We Can! 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 the topic, A Man of Few Words.

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services will be The Bible: The Book That Reads Us. 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. Sunday. The Characteristics of Productive and Fruitful Churches will be continued. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children and youth programs at 6 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak on Through Faith in His Blood at 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. At 7 p.m. Fisler will speak on the topic, Two Hundred Million Strong. Family night 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be The Shaker and the Lighthouse. 606 Family Gathering, 6:06 p.m. Wednesday.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Md., Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin’s topic will be Who is the Greatest at the 10:30 a.m. 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 The Devil’s Playground. The 11 a.m. worship will feature a service of consecration for those deacons serving for the next year. 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 When Jesus Calls, Be Flexible. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will preach on readings from Jeremiah, Psalm 54, James and Mark at the 9:30 a.m. worship Sunday. Sunday school at 11 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. This Sunday’s topic will be Paul: Courageous in Christ in a sermon series called Courageous Living. 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 New Life — New Hope 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 Finally. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible Study at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

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 Sunday, Sunday. Bill Zepp will be worship leader. The Manor choir will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 3:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton will share the message Love — On Purpose at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Youth group Wednesday at 6:45 p.m., Awana and adult Bible study at 7 p.m.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Ray Roberson will preach on Pray and Praise Without Ceasing at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:30 a.m. traditional worship services. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic The Greatest at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Torben Aarsand will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on Wisdom From Above.

North Side Mennonite Church, Roger I. Martin will speak on the topic Sons of God Now 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 Robison will lead the 8:15, 9:45 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Why a Child? 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 Christian Education Sunday. The topic will be Who’s on First? 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 God’s Power in Our Lives. 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, worship and picnic at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Leitersburg Ruritan Park. There will be games for all ages.

Park Road Bible Church, the Rev. Brad Hull from New Tribes Mission 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, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday morning service. His topic will be Don’t Ever Forget. 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 Stepping into the Father. 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, this Sunday’s topic will be Joseph — From Slavery to Deputy Pharaoh 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 Shield of Faith. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will bring a message on Two Kinds of Wisdom 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 Leaving it All Behind. 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. services on the topic First and Last. The Parish Choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. 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 worship at 11 a.m. Sunday. Heim’s topic at the 11 a.m. service will be Wisdom Seeking .... Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. The New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service. Music by St. John’s Men’s Choir. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday with teaching time with Pastor Sherry Miller 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 A Real VIP at the 8:30 a.m.and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Bible study 1 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45 a.m., child-friendly services at 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach on Wisdom and Understanding. Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages. 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. G. Stanley Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 a.m. service and 10:30 a.m. worship service. His sermon will be based on Genesis chapters 37 and 50. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Sign language at 10:30 a.m. service.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 17th 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 Declarations of Your Heart: Extravagant Generosity is an Expression of Your Heart 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 the topic Everything for the Gospel at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. A study of Isaiah  at 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Basic Christianity is Wednesday at 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic The Greatest at 8:15 a.m. 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 Forgiveness Breaks the Cycle. Bible study at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.

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 Who’s the Boss? Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 17th Sunday after Pentecost at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school 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 Measure of Greatness.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on the topic Pray for Revival at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Earmon Shifflett will be 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 A Message of Hope. 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, the Rev. Raymond T. Moreland will deliver the message Playing Second Fiddle for Jesus or Becoming Nine Pound Sparrows at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. Moreland will perform gospel magic, Servants of Smiles for the children’s message and provide special music from his latest album, Guide My Feet Lord. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Lura Kaval will be guest preacher at the 8 and 10:10 a.m. communion services Sunday. Kaval will thank the congregation for gathering medical supplies which she will take to El Hogar Ministry in Honduras. Celtic 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 Falling Upward.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. Senior Pastor Randy Buchman will continue the sermon series The Basis of Belonging: Chosen as God’s Possession. This week’s topic will be God’s New Society. Classes for first- through fifth-graders and programs for infants through kindergarten are offered. Middle school and high school students meet at 11 a.m. Adults meet at 11 a.m. for iGrow. High school and middle school youth groups held at 6 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagers-town, Alchemy will share dances from around the world at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. 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 Five Miracles We Need. Bible study at 9 a.m. Evening worship with Royal Rangers and Girl’s Ministries at 6 p.m. Wednesday Oasis service with Nuvision Youth at 7 p.m. with a study on The Kings Messenger.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine’s message will be Jesus and the Samaritan Woman at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on Declarations of Your Heart: Extravagant Generosity is an Expression of Your Heart at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Music will be provided by Ron Malloy. 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 where Michael Irving will speak on The Seven Mountains of Influence in Society — Religion. Pastor Loretta McFarland will speak on It’s Time to Change, The Kingdom of God is at Hand at the 12:15 p.m. service.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on the topic Are You Ready to Eat? at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Brad Graybill will lead Contemporary service at 9 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will preach on the topic Hungry for God 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 Sunday at the 11 a.m. service on Unable to Speak. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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