The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 3, 2012

Religion in brief | Brethrens name teams at conference

JOHNSTOWN — Timothy E. Resh of Somerset was installed Oct. 20 as moderator of the Western Pennsylvania District Conference – Church of the Brethren – during the 146th annual district conference at St. Vincent College, Latrobe.

Homer A. Foster of Kittanning, Armstrong County, is moderator designate.

The district is comprised of 67 churches and one fellowship with a membership of more than 9,000.

The budget of $187,833 for 2013 was adopted by 173 delegates representing 49 congregations.

James E. Houghton of Johnstown will chair the leadership team. Other members are Carole A. Nedrow of Export, Westmoreland County; Adele Madera of Johnstown; Kristina Peters of Kittanning; Sandra Peterman of Shelocta, Indiana County; and Brady Liepelt of Sipesville.

Dottie H. Grew of Meyersdale will serve a three-year term on the program and arrangements committee.

Shelby F. McCoy of Friedens and Dorothy Gindlesperger of Hooversville will serve three-year terms on the board of directors of Camp Harmony.

Crystal L. Reiber of Somerset, Randy A. Derck of Shelocta and Daniel R. Ishman of Freeport, Armstrong County, will serve four-year terms on the gifts discernment team.

-- Believer’s Fellowship

Pastor Karen Yates will speak during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Believer’s Fellowship Family Church, 551 Cambria Ave., Revloc.

Bill Hugill will lead the congregation.

Nursery and children’s and youth church will be available.

Midweek Overflow, a contemporary worship service and teaching, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

-- Bethel UM

The Rev. Don Poole will lead the 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1021 Forest Hills Drive, Salix.

Sunday school will begin at 9:45. The youth will meet at 6 p.m.

-- Beulah UM

The Rev. Jeffrey Popson will deliver the message “How A Christian Grieves,” with Scripture from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, during an All Saints Day Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. at Beulah United Methodist Church, 716 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Praise worship will begin at 8:30. Sunday School will be held at 9:25.

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