December 1, 2011
The community is invited to a worship service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church. Those in attendance are invited to the “Be Our Guest” breakfast following the service. Others can come for breakfast at about noon. The church is at 17906 Garden Lane in Hagerstown. Breakfast with Santa Breakfast with Santa is planned Saturday, Dec. 10, at 9 a.m. at Garfield's Restaurant at Valley Mall. Proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County and members of the club will serve the meal.
November 22, 2006
A Thanksgiving Eve service at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown will begin at 7:30 p.m. today and feature a combined choir music presentation. The congregations of Emmanuel and St. Andrew's United Methodist, Virginia Avenue Baptist and Church of the Holy Trinity will participate.
February 6, 2006
firstname.lastname@example.org BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - In the pews at Hawley Memorial Presbyterian Church, businessman sat shoulder-to-shoulder with senior citizen, with football fan, with teenager, even with Union soldier in full uniform. The service was part of a Civil War Trails Discovery Weekend in Franklin County, Pa., and drew 200 people, more than double the average weekly attendance at the small church nestled in a wooded, mountaintop community. "They were willing to pack it in," Pastor Bill Hammann said.
August 7, 2010
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Area churches are reaching out to their communities -- to help those in need and to encourage people to check out what they have to offer. Some churches feed the hungry, while others provide entertainment as a way of getting people involved. The Bridge of Life Church in downtown Hagerstown, which invites the community to free movie screenings, also wants to help in the revitalization effort of the area, its pastor said. Bridge of Life opens its doors to anyone in the community to catch a free movie, and partake in drinks and popcorn, every other Saturday of the month.
March 20, 2013
Joseph "Ray" Fisher, 77, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at his home. Born Feb. 3, 1936 in Henniker, N.H., Ray was the son of the late J. Daniel Fisher and M. Alice (Damour) of Henniker, and later lived in West Melbourne, Fla. Ray lived his teenage years and young married life in Melbourne. He was a member of the Florida National Guard for 4 1/2 years. He loved music and was proud that he had three small bands playing around the Melbourne area. He was married to the late Madaline (Ward)
August 5, 2010
MARCH 16, 1950-AUG. 3, 2010 Mr. Lawrence Allen "New York" Dickson, 60, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at his home. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., March 16, 1950, he was a son of the late Robert Johnson and Grace Martin Dickson. He was employed as a welder with CANAM Steel in Point of Rocks and was a union steward with the Steelworkers Union. He was a member of the Greater Campher Temple in Hagerstown, and served as a captain of the security team at the temple and was also a U.S. Army veteran.
March 15, 2009
Girl Scout Troops 733 and 652 from the Pleasant Valley area celebrated World Thinking Day 2009 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Brownsville Feb. 15. Each girl presented a short talk during the church service about the country they chose to research. After the presentations, the congregation was treated to foods from around the world that the girls prepared. The Girl Scouts participating included Mikaela Wesmiller (Switzerland); Hannah Violet (Chile); Sierra Wesmiller (Sierra Leone)
April 12, 2013
Unity of Hagerstown is offering a workshop on "Be The Change You Wish To See through 'The Work,' Unity and You," at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 21, following the church service and potluck. The workshop is open to anyone who wants to break through barriers from childhood or adult trauma by applying "Inquiry" and Unity's Five Principles. The event is facilitated by Maire Taylor and Valorie Kay. A suggested love offering is $25. For more information, contact Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940, or email@example.com .
May 28, 2007
BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - A Memorial Day service Sunday at the Church of the Transfiguration not only paid tribute to members of the armed services, but also emergency workers including firefighters and paramedics. "On 9/11, they took a hit," the Rev. Barton Berry said. "I think it changed Memorial Day for all of us," He displayed police, fire and soldier helmets at the front of the church. Behind them were the American, Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marine, Air Force and POW/MIA flags, all flanked by candles.
September 5, 2009
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of the Mason-Dixon Council were recently honored at a Hagerstown Suns game at Municipal Stadium. The flag ceremony was conducted by Pack 54, Hagerstown and Troop 10, Hagerstown. The Scouts and leaders marched in the outfield and were recognized in front of the fans. Cub Scout Aaron Little from Pack 54, Hagerstown, had the honor of throwing out the first pitch. After the game, approximately 150 Scouts camped out on the outfield. They were treated to the movie "Indiana Jones and the Lost Ark. " In the morning, a church service was conducted by local Scouts and leaders.