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Religion - Speakers and topics

June 28, 2013

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will speak Sunday at 9 a.m. on “So Much to Do.” Megan Burtner will be the soloist. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime will speak Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services on “The Discipleship Journey.” Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Call 301-733-8387.

Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “No Excuses.”

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, the Rev. John Mowen will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Jesus Calls Who?” Bob Holsinger will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. No adult Bible study this week.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, the topic will be “The Good and the Bad” at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. traditional services. Rob Galpin will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

By His Grace Ministries, Clear Spring, Walt Whorten will minister today at 7 p.m.. The congregation’s one-year anniversary will be observed.

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Pastor Jay Fretz will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Things Paul Wants You to Know.” Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Wes Boyer will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “One More Night with the Frogs.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Prayer gathering is Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on “Fit for the Kingdom.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Bible study is Tuesday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m.

Christ Reformed Church UCC, Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Rev. Ronald Grubb will speak Sunday at the 11 a.m. communion service on “Prophets Wanted — A Job Description for a Position No One Wants.”

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Cavetown, the Rev. Terry Foor will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Comfortable.” Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, Pastor Gregg Meserole will speak Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on “Living with Trust.” Larry Sprankle will be liturgist and Barb Barnes will give the children’s story. Church school is on break.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be “Christian Science.” Sunday school for people up to age 20 meets at 10:30 a.m. On the first and third Wednesdays, services are 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 “I Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb.” Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. For transportation, call 301-964-2411.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Gregg Meserole will speak Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on “Living with Trust.” Adult Bible study is at 9:30 a.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, the Rev. Emil Gretarsson will speak Sunday at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. communion services on “The Fruits of Freedom.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Downsville Christian Church, the Rev. Craig Jones will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “Hand Me Downs.” Tom Feigley will be worship leader and Megan Gouker will give the children’s message.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, “Summer Singing” will be the sermon topic at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Go to www.emmanuelumc-hagerstown.org.

First Baptist Church, Pastor Thom Smith will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “Freedom.”

First Christian Church, the Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme will speak Sunday at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. on “Because God Loves Stories: Naboth’s Vineyard.” Sunday school is at 11:15 a.m.

Germantown Church of God, Cascade, Pastor Mark Hosler will speak Sunday at the 10 a.m. communion service. Children’s church is at 10 a.m.

Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, Pa., Pastor Herman Fisler will speak Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on “The Truth in Christ.” Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Fisler will speak on “The New Jerusalem” at the 7 p.m. service. Family night is Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, Pa., Pastor Larry Weber will speak Sunday at 10:40 a.m. on “Finally Home.” Christian education classes are at 9:30 a.m. Bible study and prayer are Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grace United Methodist Church, lay leader Brian Tedrick will speak Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services on “Transitions.” Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Gregory P. Shook will speak Sunday at the 9 a.m. contemporary service with an informal approach to worship and the 11 a.m. traditional service on “Being Someone ... for God’s Sake.” Sunday school is at 9:40 a.m.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Falling Waters, W.Va., Pastor Terri Cofiell will speak Sunday at the 9 a.m. traditional service and 11:15 a.m. contemporary service on “The Lord’s Prayer: Deliver Us.” Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m.

Haven Lutheran Church, Pastor Linda Alessandri will speak today at 5 p.m. and Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. worship in the sanctuary and 9:30 a.m. worship on the lawn on “To Procrastinate or Not to Procrastinate — That Is the Question.”

Hilltop Christian Fellowship, Clear Spring, coffee and fellowship, and class at 8:15 a.m. features “Emotionally Healthy Spirituality.” Senior Pastor Dennis Whitmore will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “The Cross We Must Bear.” Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Bible study is Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on the Book of Romans.

John Wesley United Methodist Church, the Rev. Patrick Ricker will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “Resistance to Transition.” Adult and children’s Sunday school are at 9 a.m. Children’s church is at 10 a.m.

Kasiesville Bible Church, Mercersburg, Pa., Pastor Ben Fisler will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “America’s Hope.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Fisler’s topic at 6 p.m. will be “Power of Words.”

Lighthouse Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mark Chapman will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “An Unusual Church Service.” The topic at the 6 p.m. service will be “Habits.” Sunday school and children’s programs are offered. Call 240-347-2320 or go to www.lighthousehagerstown.com.

Longmeadow Church of the Brethren, Pastor Paul Leatherman III will speak Sunday at 10:35 a.m. on “Don’t Look Back ... Just Go.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.  Go to www.i4weather.net/lcb.html.

Love Grows Here Church, Sharpsburg, Pastor John Torrence and Pastor Cathy Ammlung will lead the 10 a.m. Sunday service. The sermon topic will be “Followers.” Sunday school is at 9 a.m.

Maranatha Brethren Church, Pastor Dan Thornton will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “Eternal Life in Jesus.” Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. The youth group meets Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m., and adult Bible study and prayer and summer children’s ministry are at 7 p.m.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, lay speaker Bob Walker will speak Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:30 a.m. traditional worship services on “I Get Knocked Down, but I Get Up Again: Spiritual Warfare Can Be Messy.” No Sunday school during summer.

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, There will be no service Sunday. A joint parish service with communion will be at 8:15 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville, the Rev. Paul F. Warnke Jr. will speak Sunday at 8:45 a.m. Christian education is at 10 a.m.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, Md., the Rev. Mary Worrel will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “The Rewards of Faithfulness.” Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Children’s church is provided.

North Side Mennonite Church, Pastor Gary Zook will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “A Life to Remember.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday evening service. Wednesday Bible Club meets at 7 p.m. with classes for ages 3 through adults.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Rev. Stephen Robison will speak Sunday at the 8:15 and 11 a.m. traditional services and the 9:45 a.m. informal service on “When We All Get to Heaven.” Communion will be served at all services. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor Mark Mooney will speak Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. combined service on “Follow Me!” Children from the vacation Bible school program will provide special music. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Call 304-263-0342.

Paramount Baptist Church, Pastor Larry Rickard will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Good Friends.” Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Rickard is conducting a Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:50 p.m. Children’s activities and youth group are Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, Pastor Jim Stauffer will speak Sunday at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. on “What Gives with Giving?” Children’s church is held during the second service.

Park Road Bible Church, Pastor Ron Key will speak Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on “The Beginning.” Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study are at 7 p.m.

Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pastor John Koontz Jr. will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “Jump the Rope.” Sunday school and youth group are at 10 a.m.

Potomac Charge, United Methodist churches of Big Pool, the Rev. Tony Hardcastle will speak Sunday on “Hang in There.” Services are at 8:50 a.m. at Mount Carmel, 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s and 11 a.m. at Park Head.

Ringgold Church of Christ, senior minister Don Conley will speak Sunday at 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. on “America.” Sunday school is at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday activities resume in the fall.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will speak Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. on “A New Prophet.” Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Henning will speak Sunday at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. on “Harvest Time.” The sermon series “Parables of the Sower” will conclude. Sunday school resumes Sept. 1.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Rev. Ann Boyd will speak Sunday at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. communion services on “Following.” David Davis will provide music at the second service. Adult forum is at 9 a.m. Youth Sunday school resumes in the fall. A service of healing and communion is Thursday at 12:10 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Edward Heim will speak Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. informal communion service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Music at the 8:30 a.m. service will be provided by the New Spirit Praise Band. Pastor Sherry Miller will lead Mid-week Joy on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the courtyard, weather permitting.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James D. Riley Jr. will speak Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. on “Easy Words.” Sunday school resumes Sept. 8. There is no Wednesday Bible study.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, the Rev. Anne Weatherholt will speak Sunday at 7:45, 9 and 10:30 a.m. on “Live by the Spirit.” There will be prayers for the nation and Independence Day. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. G. Stanley Steele will speak Sunday at the 8:15 a.m. service and 10:30 a.m. communion service on “Trials and Temptations.” Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Beaver Creek Church Road, Pastor Eric Moser will speak Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. communion service from the Book of Luke. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, certified lay servant Katelyn Schindler will speak Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on “A Fruitful Life.” Marilyn Janus will be guest musician.

St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Zeal for His House” in the sermon series “Gospel of John.” Christian education is at 9:15 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. on “Guided by the Spirit.” Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will speak Sunday at the 9 a.m. communion service on “Facing God’s Welcoming Arms.”

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “Persistent.” Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mary L. Ricketts will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “Growing Good Fruit.”

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. communion service from the Book of Luke. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

St. Peter’s (Beard’s) Lutheran Church, the Rev. Thomas L. Perry will speak Sunday at 9:15 a.m. on “Disciples Hot and Cold.”

Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Jim Peyton will speak Sunday at 10 a.m. on “When Jesus Passed By!” 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, Gerald Frey will speak Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Sunday school is at 10:40 a.m. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will speak Sunday at the 8 and 10 a.m. communion services on “Unusual Sayings.” Celtic communion service is Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Healing and communion will be Wednesday at noon in Parish Hall.

Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “What Mean This Mantle.”

Tri-State Fellowship, Associate Pastor Tim Lester will speak Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium on “Praying as a Body” in the “Impulse: Prayer in the Book of Acts” sermon series. A children’s summer program titled “God’s Backyard Bible Camp” for first- through fourth-graders continues, as well as programs for infants through kindergarten. High school and middle school youth groups meet from 6 to 8 p.m.

Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, guest speaker Elizabeth Pan will speak on “Oneness Blessing.” There will be an opportunity to experience the blessing during the service. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940, send an email to unityhagerstown@live.com or go to www.unityhagerstown.org.

Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, guest speaker Randy Taylor will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on “Priority for Relationships.”

Washington Square United Methodist Church, certified lay servant Katelyn Schindler will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “A Fruitful Life.” Christopher Schindler will provide special music. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Wellspring of Life Family Worship Center, Clarion Hotel, “E” entrance, will hold Bible study Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Michael Irving will speak on “The Peter Rabbit Syndrome?” Pastor Loretta McFarland will speak at the 12:15 p.m. praise and worship service on “Trusting Our Lord.”

Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. on “What Is Your Calling.” 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 Sunday at 11 a.m. on “Christian Maturity.” Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

Williamsport United Methodist Church, guest speaker Nancy Manuel will speak Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.” Children’s church is held during worship. Adult Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m.

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