The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


December 8, 2012

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Bethel UM

The Rev. Don L. Poole will speak on “Faith Challenges: Joseph,” based on Matthew 1:18-25, during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1021 Forest Hills Drive, Salix.

Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. Youth RUSH mall games will be held from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Beulah UM

The Rev. Jeffrey Popson will deliver the message “Blue Christmas,” based on Mark 1:1-8 during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Beulah United Methodist Church, 716 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Contemporary service will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:25.

Centennial UM

The Rev. Eddie Patterson will speak on “Fulfilling the Messenger: Righteousness.” based on Philippians 1:3-11 and Malachi 3:1-4, during the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service at Centennial United Methodist Church, 426 North Fork Road, Johnstown. Sunday school will begin at 10:15 a.m.

Christ the Saviour

The children of Christ the Savior Cathedral, 300 Garfield St. in the West End section of Johnstown will enact the Christmas play “The Miracle of St. Nicholas” following the 9 a.m. Liturgy on Sunday.

Christ UM

The congregation of Christ United Methodist Church will participate in a cooperative joint service at Park Avenue United Methodist Church with Christ United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Community church

Pastor Charles Zimmerman will speak on “What is a Mature Response to Jesus?” during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Community Open Door Church, Menoher Boulevard and Luzerne Street, Johnstown.

Conemaugh First UM

Nativities and music will be featured during an open house at 7 p.m. Sunday at Conemaugh First United Methodist Church, Main and First streets.

Conemaugh church

“Preparing the Way – Making the Path Straight”, with Scripture from Matthew 3:1-12, will be the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, 1256 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

Sunday school will begin at 9:30.

Women’s Bible study will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Preschool play day will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, and the Bible study group will be working at the Salvation Army at 6 p.m.

Information: 749-0262.

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