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Religion - Speakers and topics

June 14, 2013

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will lead the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Mary Diehl will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, The Youth Group will lead the service at the 9 a.m. service Sunday for Father’s Day. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime’s will be sharing her Father’s Day message with “Being Godly in Today’s World” at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Children’s church meets during the 11 a.m. service. Call 301-733-8387.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on “Deal...Or No Deal!” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on “The Forgotten Father.” Charles Wasson will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Smith will speak at the 6 p.m. service on “A Call to Praise.” Pizza will be served. Wednesday programs at 6:45 p.m.

Brownville Church of the Brethren, 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services Sunday. The topic will be “Our Heritage.” Esther Kidwell will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

By His Grace Ministries, Clear Spring, the Rev. Rodney Donaldson will minister at 7 p.m. today.

Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Greencastle, Pa., David Bricker will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on his experiences with the Mennonite Central Committee going all over the country to can meat for the hungry around the world. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Prayer gathering Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak  Sunday at the 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. services on “A Lavish Love.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Ronald Grubb will preach at the 11 a.m. communion service Sunday on “Faith — God’s Inexpensive Stress Management Program.”

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

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, Senior Pastor Gregg Meserole will lead the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on “The Sweetness of Spilled Grace.” John Kesslerwill be the liturgist, and Lorraine Barkdoll will bring the children’s story. Church school is on break for the summer.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be “God the Preserver of Man.” 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 “Teachable Moments.” Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. Midweek service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For transportation, call 301-964-2411.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Timothy Leighton’s topic will be “When Dad Comes Home...” 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. His topic will be “A Whole Lotta Love.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Renee L. Mackey will preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on “Together We Are Strong.” Sunday school for children 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 “Shame On You.” Mary Jones will be worship leader, and 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 “Abram to Abrahan, What’s in a Name.” The youth will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak at the 11 a.m. service Sunday on “Father Knows Best.”

First Christian Church, the Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme, Senior Minister, will preach at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. The topic will be “Word on a Wing.” Sunday school at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak at the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be “Faith, Prayer & Worship.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children’s church at 10:30 a.m. No evening programs until the fall.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on “Who Shall Separate Us from the Love of God?” Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Greg Kell will speak on “A Mind to Work” 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 “The Father and The Son” at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday. Missionaries to Mexico, Brenda Welling and Bess Farrell, will be guests during the service. Christian education classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace United Methodist Church, Bob Butler, certified lay speaker, will speak on “Our Heavenly Father” 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 will speak on “Who Am I?” 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 a traditional service at 11 a.m. Pastor Ed Poling will bring the message “Moving Towards Love.” Sunday school at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak on “The Lord’s Prayer: Forgive As We Forgive” 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 will preach at the 5 p.m. service today, and at the 8:15 a.m. worship indoors and the 9:30 a.m. worship on the lawn Sunday. Her topic will be on readings from Samuel 2:11, Psalm 32, Luke 7.

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 “Power Packed” 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 Romans.

Iglesia Tierra Prometida, meeting at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Pastors Linker and Luz Sanchez will speak on “Forgiveness Is the Key For Healing” at the 1 p.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for children at 2 p.m. Bible study for adults and children Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Spanish service. Call 240-575-4899.

Lighthouse Baptist Church, 15251 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, Pastor Mark Chapman will preach on “Improving Love in the Marriage” on Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. Chapman’s topic at 6 p.m. will be “Help is on the Way.” Sunday school and children’s programs offered. Call 240-347-2320 or go to www.lighthousehagerstown.com.

Love Grows Here Church, Sharpsburg, Pastors John Torrence and Cathy Ammlung will lead services. The sermon will be “Our Only Hope” 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 “ABBA!” Georgia Bartonwill will be worship leader. Manor’s Little Ones will provide special music. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Ron Shank will share the message “Assured” at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays, youth group at 6:45 p.m. and Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m. AWANA has ended for the summer.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the Rev. Ray Roberson will preach and lead the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:30 a.m. traditional worship services. The sermon will be “The Godly Parent.” No Sunday school during the summer months.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on “Grace in Action.” Sunday school is 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 “A Rabbit and A Tree.” Farewell brunch at 10 a.m.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, Md., the Rev. Mary Worrel will speak on “Confronting the Kings” at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m.; children’s church is provided during worship.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Sabillasville, Md., Pastor Al Deal’s message will be “Radical Love” at the 8:30 a.m. service. Adult Sunday school follows the service. A healing service is scheduled for June 19 at 7 p.m.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak on “Father Knows Best” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. No evening 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 on “Stop Playing in the Mud.” Patrick Buhrman is the liturgist. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark Mooney’s message will be “Amazing Grace” at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:50 a.m. traditional services on Father’s Day Sunday. 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 “A Fixed Heart.” Sunday school for all ages 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’s topic will be “Are You Worth Repeating?” at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. 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. The topic will be “Characteristics of Fatherhood.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Sunday 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. service Sunday. The topic will be “Like Barney Fife.” Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, Pastor Scott Summer’s topic will be “Thank You” on 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 will speak at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday on “Intentional Dads.” Sunday school at 9:20 and 11 a.m. Wednesday activities will resume in the fall.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell’s topic will be “The Father” at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning’s topic will be “A Father’s Love” at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday.

St. James Brethren Church, Tim McMillan will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on “It’s About Time!.” 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 “Steadfast Faith and Love.” Julie Belle Huff will provide music at the second service. Adult forum at 9 a.m. Youth Sunday school resumes in the fall. Service of healing and communion Thursday at 12:10 p.m. Community Cafe will be open for a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 22.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Edward Heim will lead the 8:30 a.m. Sunday 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 “Freed by Godly Honesty.” 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 choirs. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Graduates will be recognized at both services. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the courtyard, weather permitting.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James D. Riley Jr. will speak at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be “The Power of Hunger.” Bible study 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. No Sunday school during summer.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of Maryland, is the guest preacher and celebrant at all services Sunday at 7:45, 9 and 10:30 a.m. Child care at 9 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

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

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on “Joseph, A Role Model.” Gwen Pangborn will be guest musician.

St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on “Jesus Calls” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service Sunday on “Serving a Living Redeemer....” During worship, our campers will be blessed and our newest missionaries commissioned.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will preach on “Grace in Action” at the 8:15 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will speak on “A Good Father” at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

St.Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will preach at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on “Armor of God.” Jane Groves will be liturgist, and Jennifer Burger will give the children’s message. Church school is at 10:40 a.m. Revel Worship at 6 p.m. Ed and Traci Davis will speak. Music and praise by Sacred Release.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Ken Fizer will preach on “A Generous Heart” at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday and celebrate Father’s Day with the ladies’ choir and the vacation Bible school children providing music. 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 at the 8 and 10 a.m. communion service. His topic will be “The Lie About Mary Magdalene.” Centering prayer and communion service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Healing and communion at noon Wednesday in the parish hall.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon “Forgiveness” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Tri-State Fellowship, Guest speaker Scott Myers will be speaking on Hebrews 10:39 at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday in the auditorium. Programs for infants through sixth grade. High school and middle school youth groups meet from 11 a.m. to noon. iGrow adult program meet from 11 a.m. to noon.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, welcomes guest speaker Elizabeth Pan at 11 a.m. Sunday speaking about the Oneness Bless, an Interfaith movement that raises awareness of the divine. Children’s Circle available during service. 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 “Denial” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak at the 11 a.m. Sunday service on “Joseph, A Role Model.” Special music will be by the Children’s Rhythm & Ringers Choir. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will lead the 11 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be “Not I, But Christ Within Me.” 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 will speak on “The Parables of Jesus” at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. There will be a special time to honor all fathers. Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Williamsport United Methodist Church, the Rev. Susan E. Boehl’s topic will be “24 Years”  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 10 a.m. service on “A Father’s Example.” Sunday school will resume in the fall.

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