St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be The Armor of God: The Sandals of Peace. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Youth group at 6 p.m.
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Erin Hogan will talk about her upcoming mission trip with The World Race Organization at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school for all ages 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 The Faith of Friends. 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 the topic Faithful Following. The Parish Choir will sing at the second service. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. Weekly services of healing and communion are at 12:10 p.m. Thursdays in the chapel.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Pastor Stephanie Steel will lead the informal communion service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in The Tree of Life Worship Center and the traditional communion worship at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. The New Spirit Praise Band will provide music for the 8:30 early service. Music by St. John’s Senior Choir. Mid-week Joy at 7 p.m. Wednesday with teaching time with Pastor Edward Heim and music by The New Spirit Praise Band.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Pastor James Riley Jr. will preach on the topic Abs of Steel at the 8:30 a.m.and 11 a.m. communion services Sunday. Bible study at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Friends Feeding Friends free lunch in Luther Hall 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45 a.m., child-friendly communion services at 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Anne Weatherholt will preach on Who Do We Say Jesus Is? Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages. Mid-week communion and prayers for healing Wednesday at 11 a.m. Bible study Thursday at 11 a.m. Motorcycle Mass today at 6 p.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. communion services. His sermon will be based on Genesis 22:1-19. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. The men of the ARK class will serve breakfast at 8:45 a.m.
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 16th Sunday after Pentecost at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak on Bucket Lists: Visions and Hope are Inspirations of the Heart at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Marilyn Janus will be guest musician. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. following the children’s message.
St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on the topic Love Over Knowledge at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. A study of Isaiah begins at 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The study I Have Good News for You begins Wednesday at 7 p.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Pastor Mike Louia will preach and preside at the 9 a.m. communion service Sunday. The topic will be Living into the Promise. Backpacks used in Micah’s Backpack ministry will be blessed.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on The 16th Sunday after Pentecost at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday.
St. Peter’s (Beard’s) Lutheran Church, the Rev. David C. Baker will speak at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be Claiming Our Faith.
Salem Reformed Church, Pastor Stephen Wagoner will speak on Second Great Awakening! at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday. Terry Sharer will be liturgist and Charles Grab will give the children’s message. Church school is at 10:40 a.m. Reveal worship service at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center.
Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Pastor Ken Fizer will deliver the message Jesus Vs. Zeus at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Leitersburg Park. A covered-dish picnic followed by children’s games and activities will be held after the service. For information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.
Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, Pa., the Rev. Patrick Pierce will be preacher and celebrant at the 8 and 10:10 a.m. communion services Sunday. His topic will be Guess Who. Centering prayer eucharist at 5:30 p.m. Christian education for all ages at 9 a.m. Coffee house at 7 p.m. featuring Travelogue of Monasteries and Early Christian Sites in Egypt and Turkey.
Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, the Rev. Don Stevenson will deliver the sermon Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service. The topic will be The Trillion Dollar Question.
Tri-State Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. service in the auditorium. Associate Pastor Chris Wiles will continue the sermon series The Basis of Belonging: Chosen as God’s Possession. This week’s topic will be You Only Live Once. Classes for first- through fifth-graders and programs for infants through kindergarten are 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 held at 6 p.m.
Unity of Hagerstown, Civil Air Patrol Building, behind Nick’s Airport Inn, Hagerstown, Charley Thweatt will share original music and a message at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. A potluck meal will follow the service with a concert of Thweatt’s music at 1 p.m. Cost is $20. Call Sandy Boyer at 240-409-5940 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport, Pastor Mike Stine’s message will be A Matter of Faith at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.
Washington Square United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry Lowans will speak on Bucket Lists: Visions and Hope are Inspirations of the Heart at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Music will be provided by the children’s vocal choir with Eric Bender on drums and Michaela Partlow on tambourine. A time of hymn singing Sundays at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Welty Church of the Brethren, Pastor Michael Manthos will speak on the topic Watch Out That No One Deceives You at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Contemporary service on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9 a.m.
West End Baptist Chapel, Pastor Shane Wilt will lead the congregation in a Back to Church Sunday at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, the Rev. Kevin Munroe will speak at the 10 a.m. service on Welcome the Child. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.