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Religion - Speakers and topics

November 09, 2012

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on the topic The Gift of Giving at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Alli Kappler will be guest soloist. 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 Sincerity is Not Enough. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible quiz night at 7 p.m.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on the topic Please God, Make It Turn Out All Right at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Bridge of Life, Terry King will present part two in a series Grace that Transforms at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Go to www.bridgeoflife.org.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, the Rev. Robert A. Miller will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Friends. Pastor Len Smith will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Pastor Alan Smith will lead the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. His topic will be Our God Reigns. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

By His Grace Ministries, Clear Spring, David Davis will minister at 7 p.m. today.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will give the message Those Who Gave Their All 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.

Christ Lutheran Church, Interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak on All That You Have 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 Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., Emma Kathleen “Katie” Morgan will preach at the 11 a.m. communion service Homecoming Sunday.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Mortals and Immortals. 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 Service to God and Country. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Midweek service at 7 p.m. Thursday. 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 New Life. 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 Good and Plenty? 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 The Wedding Ritual. Sunday school held during worship.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will give the sermon Sunday at the 10 a.m. service. The topic will be Resurrection. Charles “Bucky” Houser will be worship leader and Jason Malott will present the children’s message.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on the topic Fruit of the Spirit: Patience. Joel Gaylor will be the worship leader. 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 — Giving Thanks to Soothe the Soul. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

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

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services will be A Day in the Life. 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 Greg Kell will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on The Christian Home. Pastor Herman Fisler’s topic at 7 p.m. will be That Old Serpent. Family night Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Buck Summers will speak at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be How to Get Good Gifts From Your Heavenly Father. Second Sunday praise at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving meal, 6:06 p.m. Wednesday.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, the Rev. Tim Ritchie Martin will speak on the topic The New and Living Way at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Fall love feast and communion will be celebrated at 6 p.m. in the parish hall. It will include a service of feetwashing and a simple meal.

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 to God of My Spiritual Gifts. Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on the topic Thanks, But No Thanks at the 9 a.m. traditional service and 11:15 a.m. contemporary service Sunday. Sunday school 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. His sermon will be Resolution: Honor Begins at Home. 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, Lay Leaders Joe White, Ed Whitt and Richard Willson will lead 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 It is Not Over. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 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 To Make the Best Better. Brian Spielman will be worship leader. The Manor choir will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 3:45 and 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Ray Roberson will preach on Matthew at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:30 a.m. traditional worship services. Veterans Day will be observed. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic Trusting in God’s Provision at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Gerry Rickel of St. Dysmas Prison Ministry will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on St. Dysmas. 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 Sunday. His topic will be Show Me the — Faith. 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 Stewardship Sunday. The topic will be The Widow’s Mite. 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 Getting Out of the Pits. 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, Bishop Rob Patterson will give the message Some Things Never Change at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. There will be no early service. Children’s church is offered at the second service.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Harvest of the Godly. 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 service on the topic Please Remember. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers’ topic will be Remember, this Sunday. 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 Standing Tall, Falling Hard 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 Where to Look? 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 Robbing God, or Giving Home Our All? 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 Well-side Evangelism, Part III. 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 Overflowing Abundance. 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. service will be Mighty Mites. New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service. Music by St. John’s men’s choir 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. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. Guest preacher Kirk DeVore, postulant for holy orders will preach on Abundant Blessings. Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages. Mid-week communion and prayers for healing Wednesday at 11 a.m. Motorcycle Mass at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. 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. communion service and 10:30 a.m. worship services. His sermon will be based on Jonah. 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 24th Sunday after Pentecost at the 8:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Registered Nurse Mary Ann Farr will speak about Alzheimer’s Awareness: What You Need to Know at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Gwen Pangborn will be guest musician. An offering will be taken for Alzheimer’s research. 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 Decently and In Order at the 10:30 a.m. communion 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 Trusting in God’s Provision 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 Living in God’s Amazing Grace. Veterans will be remembered during worship. Bible study at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Jim Barnes’ from the Evangelical Association will speak on the Evangelical Association Vision at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Giving Your All 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 24th 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. communion service Sunday. The topic will be Breaking the Taboo.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on the topic Remember at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Ellen Davis will be liturgist and Mary Lou Hollingsworth 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 Those Lonely Places. 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 The Heart of the Matter at the 9:15 a.m. service this Sunday. Veterans’ Sunday will be observed. Men and women who served in the military will be honored. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will preach on the topic Poorly Giving or Giving Poorly? at the 8 and 10:10 a.m. communion services Sunday. Christian education at 9 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 What Life Requires. Lectionary Bible study with Sandy Shirey at 9:30 a.m.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. The sermon series, What Endures: Prophecy, Doomsday and Finding Hope in a World Full of Hurt continues this Sunday. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak on The Rescue of the Church. 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, singer and songwriter Donna Marie Carey will present music 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.

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

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Registered Nurse Mary Ann Farr will speak about the topic Alzheimer’s Awareness: What You Need to Know at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday. Music will be by the Ringing and Singing Kids Choir. A special offering will be taken for Alzheimer’s research. 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 Stay Focused at the 12:15 p.m. praise and worship service.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on the topic The Purpose of the Parables at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. A love feast will be at 7 p .m. today. 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 Celebration of Sacrifice at the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, Douglas Wagner will speak at the 11 a.m. service on Such a Time as This. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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