The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 13, 2012

Religion in brief | Ministers will lead trip to Holy Land


Johnstown —

-- First UM

The Rev. Larry Rowe will speak on “Sabbath Rest,” with Scripture from Hebrews 4:1-11, during the 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at First United Methodist Church, 436 Vine St., Johnstown.

Sunday school begins at 11.

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

-- Flood City Church

Pastor Brad Westover will continue his sermon series “Square One: Getting Back to Basics” during the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services at Flood City Church, 1723 Scalp Ave., Johnstown.

The teaching will be “Counterfeit Gods” from Exodus 20, focusing on the Second Commandment.

-- Johnstown fellowship

Pastor Gary L. Tustin will speak about “To Stop Going ... Is to Stop Growing,” taken from Hebrews 5:12-14, during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship services at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, 3429 Elton Road.

Pastor Jim Gay will share “Lord Change My Attitude – From Complaining to Thankful” during the 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible study. Connections Café will begin at 6 p.m., followed by PACT youth and children services.

-- Grove Avenue UM

The Rev. Ed Schoeneck will deliver the message “Healing Hold-Outs,” taken from Mark 10:17-31, during the Sunday services at Grove Avenue United Methodist Church, 501 Grove Ave. in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

A contemporary worship service, with music provided by Eclectic Praise Band under the direction of Denise Baldwin, will begin at 9 a.m., followed by fellowship.

Sunday school will begin at 9:15 for adults and 9:30 for children.

A traditional worship service will be held at 10:45, with the choir singing “Listen to the Lord,” led by Judy Custer, organist and choir director.

-- Holy Trinity Lutheran

Worship services for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 Main St., Berlin, will be held at 8 and 10:40 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will begin at 9:30.

A Mountain Playhouse trip will be at 3 p.m., with youth group meeting at 4 and women’s Bible study meeting at 6:30.

Women’s Bible study and Alpha study will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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