Religion: Speakers and topics

August 23, 2013

Beaver Creek Christian Church, the Rev. Mark Curran will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on “Let in on a Secret.” Lay leader will be Sandy Curran. Sunday school follows worship.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, a service from the annual conference will be shown at 10 a.m. Sunday. Warren Frusher will be worship leader.

Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor John Dean will preach on “Bent Out of Shape” at the 9 a.m. service. The Hawfield Family will sing. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Pastor Linda Warehime will share her message “Interruptions” at the 8:45 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary services Sunday. Children’s Church held during the contemporary service. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Call 301-733-8387.


Boonsboro First Christian Church, Boonsboro, Pastor Dean Miller will preach on “Please God, Straighten Me Out” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Bible study for adults at 9:30 a.m.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Pastor Len Smith will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on “A Life Worth Living.” Gene Detrow will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 6:45 p.m.

Brownsville Church of the Brethren, Rob Galpin will lead the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. The sermon will be “Heavenly Appointment.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Al Clipp will lead the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. The topic will be “Letter or Spirit!” Combined Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. for Promotion Sunday. Park vesper fellowship picnic at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the main pavilion. Bring a covered dish.

Christ Lutheran Church, interim Pastor Stephanie Steele will speak Sunday at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services on “Be Free From This Bondage.” 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 Sunday at the 11 a.m. communion service on “And the Lord God Said Unto Them: Just Do It!”

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Cavetown, the Rev. Terry Foor’s topic will be “Religion or Service to Humanity?” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Christ’s Reformed Church UCC, Pastor Gregg Meserole will lead the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be “Living in the Way of God.” Christine Lohr and Frances Paris will be liturgists, and Meserole will give the children’s story. The church family picnic will be at 1 p.m. at Pangborn Park.

Christian Science Society, the topic Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be “Mind.” 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 “Much Ado About Money — Three Lies.” Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. For transportation, call 301-964-2411.

Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Halfway, the Rev. Marie Bacchiocchi’s topic will be “The New Covenant” 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 “Narrow-Minded.” Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Brian Sandell will preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday on “Healing Touch.” Sunday school for children held during worship.

Cutting Edge Ministries, Pastor Brett McKoy’s topic will be “20/20 Vision” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Downsville Christian Church, the service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mary Mac Campground. The Rev. Craig Jones will speak on “About Us.” Belinda Rupp will be worship leader, and Pat Boward will give the children’s message. A covered-dish church picnic will follow. Call the church for directions.

Downsville Church of the Brethren, Sunday at 10:35 a.m., Pastor Wilkie Nunn will speak on “What Do You Want Jesus to Do?” Cheyenne Sampson will be worship leader. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Pastor Randall S. Reid will speak at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday on “The Spirit Filled Church, Growing is Just Natural.” Fresh Start service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Go to

First Christian Church, the Rev. Steven L. Johns-Boehme will speak on “A is for Adam, B is for Bible, C is for Christian, S is for Stories” at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services. Sunday school at 11:15 a.m.

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