Around the area

December 27, 2012

At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, Sunday school for all ages is at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:45 a.m. Junior church classes resume this week. Praise band rehearsal begins at 6:30 p.m. today. Silent Communion will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve in the sanctuary. 724-225-5355

At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Nancy Bular will serve as liturgist and Ruth Garvey will lead laity prayer at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Patty Vandermark will give the children’s sermon. 724-239-2513

The Bible Chapel, Washington, Robinson and South Hills campuses, will begin a new sermon series, “Grounded,” the first weekend of January to inspire lifelong discipleship. For more information, visit

At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, Sunday services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. 724-746-1330

At Clarksville Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 330 Market St., Sunday’s worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. 724-377-2406

At Clarksville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Louise Corbett will serve as guest minister at the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service.

At Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 West, Jerry Ruplinger will serve as liturgist at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Items being donated to the food panty can be placed on the table in the sanctuary. 724-663-4439

At Edward’s Chapel Methodist Church, 3111 Route 136, Finleyville, Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. 724-258-8413

At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, there will be one service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Board reports are due Wednesday. Year-end reports are due Jan. 4. 724-225-8610

At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, Sunday’s worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Child care is available. Children’s choir will meet in the sanctuary at 9 a.m. Sunday. 724-225-2110;

At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, organist Stacie Kniha and pianist Bobbi Heastings will provide music at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Bible study will be held Wednesday in the library. 724-222-4780

At First Baptist Church of Canonsburg, 215 N. Central Ave., prayer time is at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. and worship hour is at 11 a.m. Al Finney of Library Baptist Church will speak and music will be provided by Bill George and Cheryl Welch. Worship in song with 4GUYS gospel quartet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. No charge.

At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, Adult Bible School is at 9:45 a.m. in the Agape classroom and Sunday School classes are at 10 a.m.. Sunday service is at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Wednesday Bible Study starts at 7 p.m. Jan. 12. The new study will be “In the Dust of the Rabbi”. Babysitting services are available. An offering will be taken Sunday for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Month. New Year’s Eve service with Communion will be held as part of open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Shepherd’s of Christ dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-222-8240,

At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, Nate Butler will serve as the worship leader. David Hart will be the scripture reader and Elena Butler will be the acolyte at the 11 a.m. service. There will be church school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. 724-222-2520

At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:55. A New Year’s Eve service will start at 7 p.m. 724-222-1480

At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, Sunday’s Mass for the Feast of the Humble Shepherds will begin at 9:30 a.m. New Year’s Eve prayer begins at 6 p.m. Mass for the Feast of the Circumcision of the Lord begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday. 724-225-1895

At Immaculate Conception Church, Washington, New Year’s Eve Mass will begin at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, Mass will begin at 8:30, 10:30 a.m. and 12;15 p.m. There will be no evening Mass on New Year’s Day.

At Legacy Baptist Church, located at Accelerando Music Conservatory, 2510 Washington Road, Route 19, choir practice begins at 10:10 a.m., Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Bible study starts at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-621-6785;

At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Louise Corbett will serve as guest minister at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.

At Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 120 Greenside Ave., Canonsburg, one unity worship will be held at 10 a.m. There will not be an 8 a.m. service or breakfast. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. 724-745-4777

At Sacred Heart Church, Claysville, New Year’s Day Mass will begin at 10 a.m.

At Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1 St. Nicholas Drive, Donora, the Right Rev. Melchisedek, bishop of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, will officiate the Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Sunday. A special luncheon will follow in the church hall. 724-379-4827

At St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, Holy Communion worship service with Vicar Richard T. Egtvedt will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Fellowship hour immediately following. 724-745-5962

At Temple of God Church, 505 E. Hallam Ave., Washington, Pastor George Russell holds men’s meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. every Monday. 724-225-9324

At Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, a special service of songs, prayers and lessons from around the world will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday. This will be the only service of the day. 724-941-8910

At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, there will be no cross training or children’s Sunday school. The Sunday worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. AWANA meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday. 724-705-0019;



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