The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 10, 2012

Religion in brief | Hymn sing Sunday at Morrellville church


Moxham church

The Rev. William Wenger will deliver the message “The Defeat of Satan” during the 10:10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Moxham Church of the Brethren, 536 Grove Ave., Johnstown.

Lynne Williams will read Scripture from 1 Peter 5:6-11, and also will tell the children’s story.

The cathedral choir will sing “I Believe,” directed by Bette Poltrack.

Sunday school will begin at 9.

Park Avenue UM

Lay speaker Pat Morris, conference treasurer, will speak on “Give Until It Heals” during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 700 Park Ave., Johnstown.

The choir anthem will be “Thanks Be To God.”

Joan Bright will be the worship leader.

Betty Pannone and Mary Lou Hillegass are the greeters.

A member will be recognized for outstanding service.

Sunday school will begin at 9:15.

Roxbury church

The Rev. Brian Simmons, pastor of Roxbury Church of the Brethren, 112 Sell St.,   Johnstown, will speak on “It is More Blessed to Give Than to Receive,” with Scripture from Acts 20:25-38, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.

The cathedral choir will sing “Wonderful, Merciful Saviour,” under the direction of Melanie Shiley, and accompanied by Laura Krouse, pianist.

Filled shoe boxes donated for Operation Christmas Child will be dedicated, a program sponsored by Franklin Graham through Samaritan’s Purse Ministry.

A deacon meeting will follow in the chapel.

Sunday school will begin at 9:30.

Simmons will lead a Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice will follow at 7.

Information: 536-6716.

Second Presbyterian

Guest pastor Jeremy Barkley will speak on “Burning the Plows” with Scripture readings from 1 Kings 19, during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Second Presbyterian Church, 565 Park Ave. in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

The choir will sing “In This Very Room,” under the direction of Sarah Pruss.

Summit Chapel UM

An anniversary and debt burning worship service will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at Summit Chapel United Methodist Church,  2142 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

Special music will be provided by the Chancel Choir, Men’s Chorus, under the direction of Dale Wicks, and accompanied by Carol Gresh and Dave Price.

Anniversary concerns will be highlighted by Dora Custer and Richard Gary, and Reed Mardis and the board of trustees will lead the debt burning.

The annual congregational Thanksgiving dinner will follow in the fellowship hall.

Information: 322-1267.

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