Pinesburg Baptist Church, Williamsport, the Rev. John Koontz Jr. will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday service on the topic Detour Ahead. Sunday school and youth group at 10 a.m.
Ringgold Church of Christ, Don Conley, senior pastor, will speak on Emmanuel in the Christmas Carols sermon series at the 8, 9:20 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Sunday school at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday activities, 7 to 8:15 p.m.
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, the Rev. Mark Sandell will preach Mighty God 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 will preach a series of sermons based on Adam Hamilton’s book, “The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem.” This week’s topic will be Joseph of Bethlehem at the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday.
St. James Brethren Church, Pastor Tom Burris will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday on Life Changing Events. 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 Preparing the Way. The children, youth and adult choirs will sing at the second service. Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. Service of healing and communion Thursday at 12:10 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Pastor Edward Heim will lead 8:30 a.m. informal communion worship in the Tree of Life Worship Center Sunday. His sermon topic will be A Coming Peace at the 11 a.m. traditional worship. Music at 8:30 a.m. will be by the New Spirit Praise Band. St. John’s senior choir and soloist Claudia Patterson will provide music at the 11 a.m. service. Midweek joy is Wednesday at 7 p.m. with teaching time by Heim and music by The New Spirit Praise Band.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Sunday school Christmas play will be presented at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9 a.m. for adults. Bible study 1 p.m. Wednesday. Friends Feeding Friends free Christmas lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in Luther Hall.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Boonsboro, communion at 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Anne O. Weatherholt will preach on Prepare the Way. Children’s chapel at 9 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages. Mid-week communion and prayers for healing Wednesday at 11 a.m. Go to www.stmarkslappans.org.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Rev. G. Stanley Steele will preach and preside at the 8:15 a.m. communion service and 10:30 a.m. service. His sermon will be based on Joel. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Sign language at 10:30 a.m. service.
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Beaver Creek, Pastor Eric Moser will speak on at the 8:45 a.m. service Sunday on the topic, Second Sunday in Advent. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Pastor Jerry L. Lowans will speak at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday on the topic Take Back Your Life and Prepare for God. Greg Martin and Kyle Martin will be guest musicians.
St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will preach on the topic We Too Shall Rise at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Christian education at 9:15 a.m. Study of Isaiah at 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Basic Christianity Wednesday at 7 p.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Pastor Allen Reed will speak on the topic John Prepares the Way at 8:15 a.m. communion service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.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 Where is Your God. Bible study at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.
St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Clear Spring, Pastor John Toms will speak on the Having Your Potatoes and Eating Them Too at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, Smithsburg, the Rev. Mary L. Ricketts’ sermon topic will be Thanks for You! at the 10 a.m. service Sunday.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, the Rev. Elaine Swinehart will speak Sunday on Get Set! at the 10:30 a.m. service of word and sacrament. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Prayer time, Wednesdays 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville, Pastor Eric Moser will speak at the 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday on the topic Second Sunday in Advent. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
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 So You Want to go to Bethlehem, Do You.