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Religion - Speakers and topics

November 02, 2012

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, the Junior High Youth will lead the 10 a.m. service this National Junior High Sunday. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime will preach at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. Her topic will be A Great Cloud of Witnesses. Communion will be served at both services. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Children’s church available.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on the topic Come On Jesus, Give Us the Bottom Line! at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Bridge of Life, Terry King 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 Political Authority. Patrick Wildeson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Remembering will be theme for the 6 p.m. love feast and communion service. 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 Love God. Rob Galpin will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak on Your Blessed Saints at the 8:15 communion service with the Praise Singers and 10:45 a.m. communion service with the Praise Choir this Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, the Rev. Joan Evans will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic A Visit with Ruth. Martin Fisher will be the liturgist and Lorraine Barkdoll will give the children’s message. Church school for all ages at 11 a.m.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Adam and Fallen 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 in the Great Valley, Boonsboro, Paul Toothman will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on What is Government in the Lives of Christians? Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton will lead the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be I Will Follow You to the Ends of the Earth. 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. The topic will be I’ll Be Back. Be our Guest Breakfast will follow the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renée L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on the topic Hospitality Plus. Sunday school held during worship.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on the topic Fruit of the Spirit: Peace. George Stumbaugh will be the worship center. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Making a Difference — The Ultimate Model. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

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

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

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Faith Busters — What are the Things that Undermine Faith? Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Bible study, children and youth programs at 6 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on The Faith of Abraham. Fisler’s topic at 7 p.m. will be The Woman, the Child and the Dragon. Family night Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be First Things First. Threefold communion at noon. 606 Family Gathering, 6:06 p.m. Wednesday.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, the Rev. Donna Ritchie Martin will speak on the topic Ordinary People 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 bring the message, Percentage Living: Giving God My Worship. Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, Pastor Chris Holland will speak on The Church That Worked: To All Nations at the 10:45 a.m. service today.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on the topic When You Don’t Feel Blessed at the 9 a.m. traditional service and 11:15 a.m. contemporary service Sunday. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Phil Fogarty will preach on readings from Isaiah, Psalm 24, Revelation and John 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. Guest speaker Pastor John Miller will conduct the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. His sermon Elijah: Courageous in Devotion in a sermon series called Courageous Living, which concludes Sunday. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Bible studies Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Courageous, and at 7:15 p.m. on I Never Thought I’d See the Day! — Culture at the Crossroads.

John Wesley United Methodist Church, Missionary Sue Porter will discuss her recent experiences in Liberia 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 Peanut Butter Crackers. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Go to www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the sermon and children’s story at the 10:30 a.m. service. The sermon topic will be With the Love of God. Betty Sue Kitchen will be worship leader. The Manor choir will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The monthly carry-in fellowship meal will be held after the service. Bible study at 3:45 and 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank will share the message The Model of Spiritual Unity 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 Remember and Renew 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 Good News for God’s Saints 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 Saints of Heaven. Christian education at 10 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will lead the 8:15 and 11 a.m. traditional services and the 9:45 a.m. informal service with communion Sunday. His topic will be Lighting Candles and Ringing Bells. 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 God’s No More Tears Formula. 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 Vote! But for Whom? 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, the Rev. Wilbur “Buck” Besecker will give the message Jesus Wants Paramount To be a Thin Place at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Children’s church is offered at the second service.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday service on the topic It’s a Secret. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Ringgold Church of Christ, this Sunday’s topic will be The Faith of a Foreign Woman 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. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group will not meet.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will bring a message on Not Forgotten at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion 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 Well-side Evangelism, Part II. 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 Knit Together. 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. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Heim’s topic at the 11 a.m. communion service will be Seeing the Glory of God. St. John’s children’s choir and New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service. Music by St. John’s senior choir and Rebecca L. Keller, flutist will provide music at the 11 a.m. 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 What is Precious at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Bible study 1 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach on The Saints of God. Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages. 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. and 10:30 a.m. communion worship services. His sermon will be based on 1 Kings. 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 All Saints’ Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak about The Dream Coat at the 9:30 a.m. communion service this 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 The Still Better Way at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. A study of Isaiah at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.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 Good News for God’s Saints 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 God’s Saints. The service will include a Service of Remembrance. Bible study at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Unbound 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 All Saints’ Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. communion 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 Take Off the G.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on the topic Living in Eternity’s Light at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Leah Grab will be liturgist and Mikaylah Murray 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 Just Passing Through. 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 preach on the topic Saints of the Bible at the 9:15 a.m. communion service this Sunday. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m. There will be a ham and turkey supper from 3 to 7 p.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will preach on the topic Stewardship and the Saints at the 8 and 10:10 a.m. communion services Sunday. A baptism will be held during the 10:10 a.m. service. Christian education at 9 a.m. Celtic eucharist at 5:30 p.m. Heidi Becker provide service music on violin.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be The Shoulders Upon Whom We Stand. Lectionary Bible study with Stevenson at 9:30 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. A new sermon series, What Endures: Prophecy, Doomsday and Finding Hope in a World Full of Hurt will begin this Sunday. Lead Pastor Randy Buchman will speak on Signs of the End. Family worship for parents and their children will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the cafe rooms. Associate Pastor Paul Ostoich will teach. Programs for infants through sixth grade 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 at 6 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, will explore Trailmarkers Along the Way continuing the series on Birthing a Greater Reality this Sunday at 11 a.m. Children’s class held during the 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 Friends Day Sunday will be A Gracious Proposal. Lunch will follow the service. Bible study at 9 a.m. Wednesday Oasis service with Nuvision Youth at 7 p.m. with a study on Joy is Our Strength, part II.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Randy Taylor’s message at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday will be Jonah 3-4, the Right Concern.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak about the topic The Dream Coat at the 11 a.m. communion service this Sunday. Music will be by the adult chancel choir. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. The praise band, Prevenient Grace will present Contemporary Christian music, food and fellowship at 6 p.m. Sunday in LeFew Hall at the rear of 538 Washington Ave.

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 — Business and Economy. Pastor Loretta McFarland will speak on Just a Closer Walk at the 12:15 p.m. praise and worship service.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on the topic And What Will This Man Do? at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. A love feast will be at 7 p .m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Contemporary service held on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will speak on the topic Lessos from the Storm 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 11 a.m. service on Ruth — A Committed Relationship. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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