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December 29, 2012

Religion in brief | Central City church to ordain local man



-- Second Presbyterian

The Rev. Art Moffat Jr. will speak on “Wow! Then Come the Trials,” with Scripture reading from Matthew 1:18-25, during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Second Presbyterian Church, 565 Park Ave. in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

The choir, under the direction of Sarah Pruss, will sing “Bethlehem Boy.”

-- St. John

The Feast of the Lord’s Nativity will be celebrated with an evening vigil at 5 tonight at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 427 First St., Conemaugh.

Church school will begin at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, followed by Divine Liturgy at 9:30.

-- Westmont UM

The Rev. Kevin Rea will preach on “God has Come” during the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at Westmont United Methodist Church, 1428 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown.

Sunday school will begin at 9:30.

-- Windber Calvary UM

The Rev. John Snyder will deliver the message “Forgiving,” based on Colossians 3:12-17, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Windber Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave.

There will be a children’s sermonette.

Kathleen Custer will be the organist.

Linda Statler will be the lay reader, and Marina Yarnavick will serve as the acolyte.

“Share His Love” will air on WCCL 101.7 at 8:30 a.m.

An innovative worship service will be held at 7 p.m.

Nursery will be provided.

Information: 467-9811.

-- Zion Lutheran

Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated during the 10:15 a.m. Sunday worship service at Zion Lutheran Church, 613 Locust St. in downtown Johnstown.

The Gospel reading will be taken from Luke 2:41-52.

Church school will begin at 9, and a time of fellowship will follow at 9:30.

A midweek Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. John’s Memorial Chapel.

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