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Religion - Speakers and topics

April 12, 2013

Beaver Creek Christian Church, the Rev. Mark Curran will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Talking About Heaven. Philip Stotelmyer will be lay leader. Sunday school follows worship.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will lead the 10 a.m. service this Sunday. The topic will be Follow Me. Tanner Minnick will be worship leader. David Eberly and George Keefer will provide special gathering music. Sunday school at 9 a.m. An all-church kickball tournament will follow the service.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on Breakfast with Jesus at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. The cherub and youth choirs will sing. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Melissa Richardson’s topic will be Past, Present, Future at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. 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 To Believe is to Trust at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Revival services Sunday through Wednesday with speakers the Rev. John Shubert and David Sword. Special music nightly.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on The Ark and the Walk. Charles Wasson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, this Sunday, the sermon topic will be Do You Love Him? at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional service. Lori Dagenhart will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Wes Boyer will speak this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Knowing the Holy Spirit. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study at 1 p.m. Monday at Cumberland Valley Relief Center. Prayer gathering at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

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 choir. The topic will be Love and Obedience. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Cavetown, the Rev. Terry Foor’s sermon topic will be Go at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, Youth Sunday will be observed at the 9:30 a.m. service. The theme will be Psalm 145. The youth will be liturgists. Sunday school at 11 a.m.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be Are Sin, Disease, Disease and Death Real? Sunday school for young people up to age 20 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 Baptism: Where We Have Been Wrong. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Midweek service Thursday at 7 p.m. For transportation, call 301-964-2411.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton’s topic will be Care of My People 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 on the topic Blinded by the Light. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renée L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. communion service Sunday on the topic Who Am I? Sunday school for children and youth held during worship.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Missionary Christine Bollander will speak 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, Excellence of Wisdom.

First Christian Church, the Rev. Jim Spiller will speak on the topic A Turn in the Road 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 the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be 1 John, Chapter 4. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Hosler will lead the 6 p.m. Bible study on Jeremiah. 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 How Did We Get to This Point? Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Walter Stevens will talk about his work in Romania at the 7 p.m. service. Family night Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber’s topic will be Truth at Home at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Second Sunday Praise 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 Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! 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 Tim Ritchey Martin’s topic will be All Things New 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 Third Time’s the Charm. Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on the topic Going Overboard 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 Linda Alessandri’s sermon topic will be readings from Acts, Psalm 30, 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. Senior Pastor Dennis Whitmore’s message will be All That Glitters (May be Your God) at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. 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 on the topic Love Greater Than Sin. 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 Danger of Self-confidence this Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. service. The topic at 7 p.m. will be Bringing the House Down. Sunday school and children’s programs offered. Call 240-347-2320 or go to www.lighthousehagerstown.com.

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul Leatherman III will speak at the 10:35 a.m. service Sunday on Let’s Take a Walk. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 6:30  p.m. Wednesday. Go to www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Love Grows Here Church, Sharpsburg, Pastor John Torrence’s sermon topic will be God’s Instrument, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton will share the message God’s Tough Love 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 Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Ray Roberson will preach on The Conversion of Saul 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 preach on the topic, Second Chances at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

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

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, the Rev. Mary Worrel will speak on The Evangelists 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, Not a Clue at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Personnel from Union Rescue Mission will speak at 7 p.m. 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 Life’s A Beach. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark Mooney will speak on The “Least” of the Apostles? at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:50 a.m. traditional services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will be preaching at 11 a.m. Sunday on Once was Enough. There will be communion and special music. Sunday School and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor W. Scott Summers’ topic will be Finding Grace in Trouble 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 minister will speak on Paul’s Missions 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 sermon at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be Jesus Understands. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group at 6 p.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Lay speaker John McRae’s topic will be Feed My Sheep 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 A Righteous Man in a Corrupt Culture. 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 Our Eyes Being Opened. At the second service, regional teenage Junior Daughters of the King will lead the liturgy and the parish choir will sing. 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 Living in Easter Power! Music at the 8:30 a.m. service will be by New Spirit Praise Band and at 11 a.m. by St. John’s senior choir. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Worship Center.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, services at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach on What Will It Take? this Sunday. Caregivers lunch at 12:45 p.m. with a speaker from the Commission on Aging. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Motorcycle Mass at 5 p.m. today. 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 service. His sermon will be from Acts. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, Pastor Eric Moser will preach from John at the 8:45 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.

St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on the topic A Living Faith at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. No evening Bible study.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach on the topic Second Chances 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 Youth Sunday on the topic Unbelievable Forgiveness. The youth will lead worship. Bible study Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mary L. Ricketts’ sermon topic will be Christ Breaking Through at the 10 a.m. service Sunday.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser’s sermon will be from John 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 on Do You Love Me. New members will be received.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on Coming or Going? Richard Harbaugh Jr. will be liturgist. Leah Grab will give the children’s message. Church school is at 10:40 a.m.

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Ralph Jamison will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on Combat Rivalry 24-7. Carmen Canfield will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m. for children and 11:15 a.m. for adults.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will preach at the 8 and 10 a.m. communion services Sunday on Breakfast with Jesus. Children’s education at 9:45 a.m. Centering prayer communion service at 5:30  p.m.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson’s topic will be Easter’s Encore 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 continues. Associate Pastor Tim Lester will speak on I’m Good Enough. For study resources, go to www.crosswordstsf.org. Programs for infants through sixth grade 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, Honoring the Time that Transformation Takes will be explored at 11 a.m. Presentation on Stress, Leadership and Spirituality at 9 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 will speak on The Authority of Jesus and Unbelief at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

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 Paid in Full — True Financial Liberty? Pastor Loretta McFarland will speak on Obedience to God at the 12:15 p.m. praise and worship service.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on the topic When Death Strikes .... Sunday school is at 10 a.m. A contemporary service is on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m.

West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt preach on Following Jesus at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Williamsport United Methodist Church, the Rev. Susan E. Boehl will continue a sermon series I Have Seen the Lord 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 Dominion — What it Means. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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