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March 9, 2013

Religion in brief | Easter services

The Tribune-Democrat will publish a list of Easter services on March 24. Deadline for information is noon March 20.

Submit information to Janice Rainey at jrainey@tribdem.com; sent by facsimile to 539-1409; or mailed to The Tribune-Democrat, 425 Locust St., P.O. Box 340, Johnstown, Pa. 15907.

Indiana UM Women to host program

“A Day Apart,” hosted by Indiana District United Methodist Women, will be held today at Marion Center United Methodist Church.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The program is based on Psalm 90:17 and will include Communion.

Pennsylvania Consort features guest artist

Pennsylvania Consort guest artist series will present the Maryland State Boychoir at 7:30 tonight at Bedford United Methodist Church, 132 E. John St.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students.

Information: 733-2301.

Preanniversary services at Shiloh

Preanniversary services for the 16th pastoral anniversary  of the Rev. Theodore Tisinger will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church, 639 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown.

Guest speakers will be the Rev. Joseph McGauley of Jefferson Memorial First Born at 4 p.m. Sunday; Bishop David March, Undenominational House of God Church, 7 p.m. Tuesday; the Rev. Charles Johnson, Stevens Memorial Church, Wednesday; and Elder Stanford Webb Jr. of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, Thursday.

Information: 535-2319.

St. David’s church to hold inaugural concert

An inaugural concert in the Jackie Young-Flack Memorial Concert series will be held at

7 p.m. Sunday at St. David’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 401 Main St., Davidsville.

Featured will be Jessica Mary Murphy, a soprano, and Corey Everly, accompanist.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door.

Information: 724-244-7693.

Lighthouse weekend camp meeting

Lighthouse, Morning Star Ministries, 4886 Route 240 Highway, Cherry Tree, will host a weekend camp meeting.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. March 16 with a Bible study at 7 p.m., and 10 a.m. March 17.

The Rev. Traci and Libby Fannin of Morehead, Ky., will be the guest speakers.

Information: 948-5765 or 724-254-2991.

Arbutus church

The Rev. John Eash, guest minister, will deliver the message “Work Smarter, Not

Harder,” with Scripture from 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday worship service at Arbutus Church of the Brethren, 1201 Erickson Drive, Johnstown.

Belmont UM

The Rev. Keith A. Dunn will deliver the message “What Will You Do,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-2 and 11-32, during the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship services at Belmont United Methodist Church, 107 Coldren St., Johnstown.

Information: 266-3964.

Beth Sholom

Hachodesh/Vayakhel/Pekude service will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at Beth Sholom Congregation, 700 Indiana St., Johnstown.

Candlelighting will begin at 7:04 p.m. Friday, followed by Shabbat service at 7:30.

Information: www.beth-sholomjohnstown.org.

Bethel UM

The Rev. Don Poole will speak on “The Good Shepherd,” based on John 10:11-18, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1021 Forest Hills Drive, Salix.

Bethel UM

The Rev. Edward “Eddie” Patterson will talk about “Prayer – Inward Communion,” based on Mark 3:13-19, at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Bethel United Methodist Church, 215 Whistler St., Hollsopple.

Beulah UM

The Rev. Roy Gearhart will perform a dramatic portrayal of Nicodemus during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services at Beulah United Methodist Church, 716 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Gearhart also will host revival services Sunday through Wednesday.

Christ UM

The Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck will speak on “The Father,” based on Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Christ United Methodist Church, Ohio Street and Cypress Avenue, Moxham section of Johnstown.

Community church

The Rev. Charles H. Zimmerman will speak on “What Good Is Confession?” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Community Open Door Church, Menoher Boulevard and Luzerne Street, Johnstown.

Conemaugh church

“The Recovery of Sight,” with Scripture from Luke 4:14-21, will be the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, 1256 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

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

Adult Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 539-2615.

Dunmyer Lutheran

Pastor Nila Cogan will conduct a worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Dunmyer Lutheran Church, 547 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown. Communion will be served.

Faith UM

The Rev. Len Findley will share the message “Either Sheep or Shepherd,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-7, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service at Faith United Methodist Church, 369 Glessner Road, Johnstown.

A Lenten Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ferndale UM

The Rev. Len Findley will speak on “Either Sheep or Shepherd,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-7, at the 10:40 a.m. Sunday worship service at Ferndale United Methodist Church, 701 Vickroy Ave., Johnstown.

First Lutheran

Pastor Eleanor Abarno will preach on the Prodigal Son, based on Luke 15, during Communion services at 5:30 tonight and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., Johnstown.

First Presbyterian

The Rev. Cynthia Cadenhead will preach on “Lost and Found,” with Scripture from Psalm 32 and Luke 15, at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 Somerset Ave., Windber.

Cadenhead will deliver the sermon “Where There Is Darkness, Let Me Sow Light” at 7 p.m. Wednesday during the Windber community Lenten worship service at Windber Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave.

First UM

The Rev. Larry Rowe will deliver the message “Amazing Grace” during the 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at First United Methodist Church, 436 Vine St., Johnstown.

A shared Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Franklin Street United Methodist Church.

Flood City

Pastor Richard Whetstone of Manns Choice Church of God will be the guest speaker at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services at Flood City Church, 1723 Scalp Ave., Johnstown.

Information: 467-0707.

Grace Brethren

The Rev. Rick Horner will speak on “Who in Hell Cares?” based on Luke 16, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Grace Brethren Church, Oak and Second streets, East Conemaugh.

Grove Avenue UM

The Rev. Ed Schoeneck will speak on “The Way Home,” taken from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32, during the Sunday services at Grove Avenue United Methodist Church, 501 Grove Ave., Johnstown.

A contemporary worship service will begin at 9 a.m. A traditional worship service will begin at 10:45.

Holy Trinity

Worship services for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 Main St., Berlin, will be held at 8 and 10:40 a.m. Sunday.

Women’s Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

A Lenten service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 267-5014.

Johnstown Fellowship

Pastor Gary L. Tustin will share “The Serpent and the Stick,” taken from Genesis 3:1-5, during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship services at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship,

3429 Elton Road.

Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 266-2322.

Laurel Trinity

The Rev. Traci Bowman will officiate worship services at 8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, 7520 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown.

Bible study will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Coal Miner’s Cafe, Jennerstown. A Lenten service will be held at 7.

Information: 629-9288.

Maple Spring

The Rev. Guy Myers will speak on “Do You Love Me More Than These?” with Scripture from John 21:7-19, at the 10:35 a.m. Sunday service at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, 106 Spring Road, Hollsopple.

The Johnstown Area Church of the Brethren Lenten Service will begin at 6:45 p.m., where the Rev. Ed Houghton will deliver the message “How the Cross Changes the Power of Sin.”

Information: www.maplespringcob.org.

Mount Hope UM

The Rev. Jason McQueen will lead a worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday at Mount Hope United Methodist Church, 258 Mount Hope Road, South Fork.

Information: 535-5698.

Moxham Brethren

The Rev. William Wenger will speak on “New Creations in Christ” at the 10:10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Moxham Church of the Brethren, 536 Grove Ave., Johnstown.

Moxham Lutheran

Holy Communion will be celebrated during the 8:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday services at Moxham Lutheran Church, 500 Park Ave., Johnstown.

A Lenten service will be held at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Park Avenue UM

The Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck will speak on “The Father” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 700 Park Ave., Johnstown.

Roxbury church

The Rev. Brian Simmons will speak on “Everything Has Become New,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32 and II Corinthians 5:16-21, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Roxbury Church of the Brethren, 112 Sell St., Johnstown.

Simmons will lead a Bible study at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 536-6716.

Roxbury St. Paul’s

The Rev. Sharon Schwab, Indiana district superintendent, will be the guest speaker at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services at Roxbury St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 160 Derby St., Johnstown.

Information: 535-5049.

Second Brethren

The Rev. Benjamin Zykla will hold service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Second Brethren Church, Bond Street and Grove Avenue, Moxham section of Johnstown.

Summit Chapel UM

The Rev. John H. Weaver will speak on “A Changing Heart,” based on Luke 15:11-32, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service at Summit Chapel United Methodist Church, 2142 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

A Lenten service with Communion will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Trinity UM

Worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 111 Willow St., Johnstown.

Walnut Grove church

The Rev. Ron Barto will speak on “Jesus, Intolerant at Times,” with Scripture from Matthew 10:37-39, at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, 1068 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Information: 536-1811.

Westmont UM

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

Windber Calvary UM

The Rev. John Snyder will speak on “Welcomed,” from Luke 15:11-23, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Windber Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave.

Information: 467-9811.

Zion Lutheran

Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated during the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service

at Zion Lutheran Church, 613 Locust St., downtown Johnstown, with Gospel reading from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32.

A Lenten Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by worship at 7:30.

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