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Religion: Speakers and topics

January 25, 2013

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on Tears and Laughter at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Heaven’s Harmony will sing.  Sunday school at 10:15 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 People of the Book. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Children’s church available.

Bridge of Life, Kelly Wright 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 The Scripture’s Significance. Gene Detrow will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday programs 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 The Source of Strength. Paul Heavner will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

By His Grace Ministries, Clear Spring, Pastor Jack Payne will minister at 7 p.m. today.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Jay Fretz will speak on Reasons for Boldness at the 10:30 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Pastor Wes Boyer will speak on The Right to Life at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak this Sunday at 8:15 a.m. communion service with the praise band and singers and the 10:45 a.m. communion service with the praise choir. The topic will be Truth Telling. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, will conduct a pulpit exchange with Ebenezer AME Church. The Rev. Leroy Jackson will bring the sermon at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The Rev. Gregg R. Meserole will be the liturgist. Church school for all ages at 11 a.m.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Truth. 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 the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton’s topic will be Varieties of Service ... the Same Lord at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. 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 Wanted: Dead or Alive? 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 Word of Wisdom. 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 Chaos or Kairos. Tom Feigley will be worship leader. Pat Boward 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 Saving a Household. Communion will be served. Betty Holtzman 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 What in the World is Going on in the World? A Look at Russia and China. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Do Not be Enticed by Sinners.

First Christian Church, the sermon topic for this Sunday will be Vicious Cycles at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services. Sunday school at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will lead at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. Hosler will continue the study of the Book of 1 John. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Hosler will discuss The Grace Card at the 6 p.m. Bible study. Bible basic training, youth Christian coalition and Little Blessings at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Greg Kell will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Arise and Build. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Herman Fisler’s topic at 7 p.m. will be The Lord of All Nations. Family night Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber’s topic will be God the Son at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Congregational business meeting at 6 p.m. 606 Family Gathering at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday with meal and groups for all ages.

Grace United Methodist Church, Pastor Clark Carr will speak on the topic Different this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Pastor Donna Ritchey Martin will speak on the topic Good News at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Krista Bussard Peake will provide special music. 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, Jesus’ Inauguration. Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on the topic Act I 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, guest Pastor Ginny Price will preach the topic from Nehemiah, Psalms, I Corinthians and Luke 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. The topic will be Are You Blessed Like This? Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Bible studies Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on the book of Hebrews.

John Wesley United Methodist Church, the Rev. Patrick Ricker will lead the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. The sermon topic will be The Light of the Word, The Word of the Light. Adult and children’s Sunday school at 9 a.m. Just Kids’ Church at 10:30 a.m.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Pastor Joy Zepp will give the sermon and children’s story at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Her topic will be Can We Pass the Love Test? Angie Clipp will be worship leader. The Manor Choir will sing. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The young adults will meet after the service for a carry-in lunch and activity. Bible studies at 3:45 and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor John Miller will share the message The Crucified Life Part V at the 10:55 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays, youth group at 6:45 p.m., adult Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m., and Awana at 7 p.m.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Ray Roberson will preach on Whenever You Are Ready 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 Fulfilling the Scriptures at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on So Help Me God. Christian education at 10 a.m.

Mount Zion Mennonite Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Craig Oury will speak on  Fantastic Forgiveness at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 11:15 a.m.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, the Rev. Mary Worrel’s sermon topic will be Letting the Word Fill Your Heart at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m.; children’s church is provided.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on the topic, The Frit of Peace, at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow the service. Wednesday Bible Club at 7 p.m. with classes for ages 3 through adults.

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 Little Jesus Preaches, Part I — In Your Hearing. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the youth will share about their recent Youth ROCK Retreat in Ocean City at the 8:30 contemporary and 10:50 a.m. traditional services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, Pastor Jim Stauffer’s message will be Drink Sensibly this Sunday at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Bowl Judgments, 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 service. The topic will be Set the Trap. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers’ topic will be Spiritual Community: Every Tear Wiped Away, 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, Don Conley, senior pastor, will speak on Daniel in Exile in The Story sermon series at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. 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. services Sunday. The topic will be Which Body Part Are You? Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will preach on the topic Hometown Hero, part I at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school 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 Nehemiah: A Passionate Resolve to Work. 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 Many Parts of One Body. The parish choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Service of healing and communion Thursday at 12:10 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Edward Heim will lead the 8:30 a.m. informal communion service in the Tree of Life Worship Center and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Heim’s topic at the 11 a.m. service will be The Most Important Inauguration! Music at the 8:30 a.m. service will be by New Spirit Praise Band and at 11 a.m. by St. John’s Men’s Choir. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Midweek Joy is Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the worship center with teaching time with Pastor Edward Heim and music by New Spirit Praise Band.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James D. Riley Jr.’s topic will be What a Sermon at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 1 p.m. Friends Feeding Friends free lunch in Luther Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, services at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Dan Webster will be the guest preacher. Sunday school at 10 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. communion service and 10:30 a.m. praise service. His sermon will be based on Luke. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Pastor Eric Moser will preach on the topic, Third Sunday After Epiphany, at the 8:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak on the topic What is Community? at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Greg Martin will be guest musician.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic Fulfilling the Scriptures at the 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 A Day of Rest? Bible study Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will speak on I’m Really Here at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mary L. Ricketts’ sermon topic will be Called to Action at the 10 a.m. service Sunday.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic Third Sunday After Epiphany. 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 A Short Sermon.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Who is Jesus? Kitty Chamos 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 Helping Hands! 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 Jesus and His Own People at the 9:15 a.m. service this Sunday. 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 Blueprint for Mission at the 8 and 10 a.m. communion with healing services Sunday. Children’s education at 9:45 a.m. Celtic eucharist at 5:30 p.m. Cheryl Stearn will play the flute during the prelude.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson’s topic will be Faith Talk at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. A sermon series called Revive, the message of Deuteronomy continues. Senior Pastor Randy Buchman will speak on Discover: God’s Revealed Character. 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, a discussion on catching a vision, based on Michael Bernard Beckwith’s Visioning Process concludes this Sunday at 11 a.m. Children’s Circle at 11 a.m. 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 The Greatest in the Kingdom.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will lead the 11 a.m. Sunday service on the topic What is Community? The adult chancel choir will sing. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 11 a.m. service on The Spirit of the Lord. Music will be provided by Sue Graff. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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