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Religion - Speakers and topics

March 22, 2013

Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town, W.Va., unity worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Beaver Creek Christian Church, the Rev. Mark Curran will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on the topic On the Back of a Colt. Carol Pereschuk will be lay leader. Sunday school at 11 a.m.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will give the sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Great Expectations. Mary Diehl will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Carry-in meal and egg hunt follows the service.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on the topic On the Road at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. The cherub and youth choirs will sing. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. The children will have an Easter egg hunt and party during Sunday school.

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 King and a Donkey. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Adventure Time for Children meets during the 11 a.m. service. Call 301-733-8387.

Blair’s Valley First Church of God, Clear Spring, Pastor Bob Stone’s topic will be Hallelujah! at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on the topic It’s All in the Details at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on Make Space for the King. 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, Sunday sermon topic will be Joyful Praise at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional service. Mike Kenney will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Wes Boyer will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be Sitting at the Lord’s Table. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.

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

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, the Rev. Gregg Meserole will lead the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Jesus, the Lamb of God. Bill Shank will be the liturgist and Lorraine Barkdoll will bring the children’s story. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Bronson Staley will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday communion service on The Passion Narrative from the Gospel of Luke.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Cavetown, the Rev. Terry Foor’s sermon topic will be Superman or Savior? at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:15 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 the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton’s topic will be Jerusalem Gates at 10:45 a.m. 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. services Sunday. His topic will be King’s Ransom. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the 10 a.m. service Sunday will feature a procession of palms by the children and special music, The Holy City, with Luke Brennecke, soloist. The Rev. Renee L. Mackey’s message will be Palm Waver.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on the topic Judith, the Servant at Caiaphas’ House. Betty Holtzman will be 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 Disciples Stay the Course of the Parade. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

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

First Christian Church, the Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme will speak on the topic The Parade at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services. Programs for children ages birth to grade four. 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. The topic will be Behold Your King. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Hosler will lead the 6 p.m. Bible study on The Prayer of Jabez. Bible basic training, youth Christian covenant and Little Blessings at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Three Crosses. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Fisler and Lynn Munson will conduct a missionary service about Romania at 7 p.m. Sunday. Family night Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber’s topic will be Glory in the Highest at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Threefold communion at noon. Christian education classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m. 606 Family Gathering at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday with meal and groups for all ages.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Md., Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin’s topic will be Hosanna at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. 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 Another Kind of King. Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on the topic 40 Days in the Desert: The Opportune Time at the 9 a.m. traditional and 11:15 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. Children are invited to participate in a procession with palms at the 9 a.m. service. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri’s sermon topic will be readings from Isaiah, Philippians 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 The Day God Rode into Town. 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. Bill Warehime will lead the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. The sermon topic will be There’s No Turning Back. Adult and children’s Sunday school at 9 a.m. Just Kids’ Church at 10:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Baptist Church, 15251 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, Pastor Mark Chapman will preach on the topic The King this Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. service and on the topic When the Battle Comes at the 7 p.m. service. Sunday school and children’s programs offered. Call 240-347-2320 or go to www.lighthousehagerstown.com.

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul N. Leatherman III will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on Chain of Love. A Love Feast will follow worship. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Go to www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Love Grows Here Church, Sharpsburg, Pastor John Torrence’s sermon topic will be Unwanted, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9 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 Are We Palm Sunday Christians? Harry Isard will be worship leader. The Manor choir and Manor’s Little Ones will present an anthem. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The Lenten series Something God Alone Can See ... will continue Sunday. Everyone is invited to bring spring seeds and bulbs, either already potted or to be planted in the sanctuary Wednesday Bible study begins at 5:45 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor John Miller will share the message The Triumphal Entry at the 11 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 Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will lead the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday. The service will include a congregational reading of the Passion narrative from Luke.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Blaine Feightner will speak at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on A Sunday Afternoon Ride. Christian education at 10 a.m.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, Md., the Rev. Mary Worrel’s will speak on the topic When Life is Spent at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. The children will lead a Palm Sunday processional. 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 Fruit of Self Control at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday. Foot washing will be observed during the Sunday school hour at 9:30 a.m. New Life for Girls will present a program of testimonies and song at 7 p.m. Sunday. 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 Words That Last Forever — Into Your Hands. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark Mooney will speak on Rejected! at the 8:30 contemporary and 10:50 a.m. traditional services Sunday. The children will share music at the later service. 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. Sunday worship service is Guilty But Forgiven. 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 Lenten message series. Sunday’s topic will be The Greatest Meal Ever Eaten at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. Children’s church is held during the second service.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will be preaching at 11 a.m. Sunday on An Exciting Time. Sunday School and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Danielle Shives’ topic will be Crucify Him 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 week’s sermon topic will be Hour of Darkness 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 share a dramatic monologue at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be Why are You Untying the Colt. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. The adult choir will present a Lenten cantata at 4 p.m. Youth will meet at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will continue a sermon series based on Adam Hamilton’s book “The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus” at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. This week’s topic will be The Final Week. 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 The Center of Attention. 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 The Beginning of the Journey. 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. The topic at the 11 a.m. service will be Moving Toward the Cross. Music at the 8:30 a.m. service will be by New Spirit Praise Band and children’s choir with Becky L. Keller, flute, and at 11 a.m. by St. John’s youth and senior choirs. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James D. Riley’s topic will be At a Distance at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, services at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The 9 a.m. service will feature a dramatic liturgy of the Passion of Christ. The Passion Gospel will be read aloud at the 7:45 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, Pastor Eric Moser will preach on Palm Sunday 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 Imitation, at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Greg Martin will be guest musician.

St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on the topic Darkness Over the Land 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 lead the 8:15 a.m. communion service Sunday. The service will include a congregational reading of the Passion narrative from Luke.. 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 Cheers and Tears.

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

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mary L. Ricketts’ sermon topic will be If These Were Silent at the 10 a.m. service Sunday.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, The Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak on the topic From Hallelujah to Crucify Him at the 10:30 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Prayer gathering, Wednesdays 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser’s sermon will speak on Palm Sunday 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 Triumph in Tragedy.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be King Jesus. Sandy Repp will be liturgist and Renee Martin 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 Journey to Jerusalem — Arrival. 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 Forever King 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 preside the 8 and 10 a.m. communion services Sunday. Liturgy and blessing of the palms at both services. The Passion according to St. Luke will be read at the 8 a.m. service and presented dramatically at the 10 a.m. service. Adult education at 9 a.m. Children’s education at 9:45 a.m. Celtic eucharist service at 5:30 p.m. The Girl’s Magalia will sing at 3 p.m. in the parish hall.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson’s topic will be The Way of the Cross at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. A sermon series called Cross Words will continue. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will speak on I’ve Feel Dirty. For study resources, go to www.crosswordstsf.org. 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, Walking of the Palms’ Meditation at 11 a.m. Children’s Circle at 11 a.m. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940 or email unityhagerstown@live.com.

Valley Assembly of God, Hagerstown, the sermon topic at the 10 a.m. Sunday service will be Royal Procession. Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m. Sunday worship at 6 p.m. with Royal Rangers and Girls Ministries. The topic will be Learn From This. Wednesday oasis service and NuVision Youth at 7 p.m. on the topic Kneel at the Cross.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine will speak on the topic The Death of Jesus at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will lead the 11 a.m. Sunday service on the topic Imitation. The Kids Ringers and Rhythm and the adult chancel choir will provide special music. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Waynesboro Otterbein Church, Waynesboro, Pa., will hold a musical worship celebration at 6:30 p.m. today and 8, 9:20 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Call 717-762-7147 or go to www.otterbeinchurch.org.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Brad Graybill will lead and give the message at the 9 a.m. contemporary service Sunday. Pastor Michael Manthos will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on the topic The Cross. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt preach on Calvary’s Love at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Williamsport United Methodist Church, the Rev. Susan E. Boehl will present a sermon on the series The Potter’s Clay, Part VI — The Potter’s Mark at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Children’s church during worship. Adult and youth Sunday school at 10:45 a.m.

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 11 a.m. service on If You Were Silent. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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