Around the area
At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, men’s breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the New Tower Restaurant. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service. A baptism will be held. Varsity youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Ladies community Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Child care will be provided. On Thursday, KINGS Club meets at 6:45 p.m., and TNT adult study, JV youth group and the Bible Institute will meet at 7 p.m. 724-225-5355
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Sunday worship service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday school will start at 9:45. 724-229-8393
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Pat Cornell will serve as liturgist and laity prayer leader at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. The upper rooms are available in the narthex for daily devotions. 724-239-2513
At the Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, registration for Tender Shepherd Preschool is under way. Saturday Night in the Café Wing Night will begin at 5:30 Saturday. 724-941-8990
At Broad Street Baptist Church, 682 Broad St., Washington, the discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday. On Wednesday, Mission Circle will meet at 7 p.m., and choir practice will begin at 8 p.m. A rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday. 724-222-3315
At Calvary Baptist Church, 1701 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, guest speaker Steve Mosley will share his story of how the Bible changed his life at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The adult choir and Cody Hillberry will provide special music. Part two of the video series “Life” will be shown at the 6 p.m. service. 724-222-2524
At Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road, Sunday school begins at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:30. Sermon question-and-discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Youth group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. 412-221-4177; www.cecilcma.org
At Center Presbyterian Church, 255 Center Church Road, McMurray, Sunday worship services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with Holy Communion served at the early service. The annual congregation and corporation meeting will begin at 10:40 a.m. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Junior and senior high youth groups meet at 6 p.m. Sundays.
At Central Assembly of God, registration under way for the “Stepping Up Super Saturday” video event for men, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Rock Student Center in Houston. 724-746-4900; www.centralconnect.org
At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, Sunday services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. A congregational meeting and dinner will follow the 11 a.m. service. 724-746-1330
At Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, traditional Sunday worship services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and the contemporary service starts at 9:43 a.m. Sunday school for children and youth begins at 11 a.m.; Sunday school for adults starts at 8:45, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Middle school youth group meets from 5 to 7 p.m., and the high school youth group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. The church will host a “Groundhog Day Youth Summit” Feb. 2 for area youth. Cost is $18 and includes brunch, session materials, dinner and a live band. Call the church office to register. For more information, call Don Nixon at 724-222-0190, ext. 11. 724-222-0190
At Clarksville Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 330 Market St., Sunday worship service begins 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, Aleta Richmond will serve as liturgist at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday is Food Pantry Day. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Choir practice begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-663-4439
At East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. Session will meet after worship. 724-222-1006
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, the Literacy Council will make a presentation at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services. A luncheon will follow the later service. The dartball team will be home Tuesday. The youth group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday. The elders will not meet Thursday. 724-225-8610
At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, Bob Harrah will serve as liturgist at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Child care is available. Children’s choir will meet at 9 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. Coffee hour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. A new member class will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, with breakfast being served at 8:15. Youth of the church will leave at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to go snow tubing at Seven Springs. An appreciation dinner for all Sunday school and substitute teachers will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in fellowship hall. Those planning to attend are asked to call the church office. 724-225-2110
At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, those planning to attend Saturday’s men’s breakfast at Bob Evans Restaurant should meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. On Sunday, prayer time begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11. Jerry Antel will provide special music. In addition, adult choir practice will start at 5 p.m., and the worship hour and children’s bell choir practice will begin at 6:30 p.m. Prayer, Bible study and children’s group meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, Toni Sears will be guest organist at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-4780
First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, will hold breakfast for all elders, deacons and junior deacons at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in fellowship hall. The second annual soup cook-off will be held after the 10:30 a.m Sunday worship service. Bible study begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday. 724-222-1510
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, Helping Others Providing Encouragement committee will meet at 7 p.m. today. Adult Bible school will begin at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, followed by all other Sunday school classes at 10 and the worship service at 11. Wednesday night Bible study will begin at 7, with child care provided. 724-222-8240
At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, the annual congregational meeting will be held after the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. 724-225-5415
At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, Steve Motzer will be the worship leader at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. Scripture reader will be J.R. Shaw, and Peter Riddell will be acolyte. “All Church Birthday Party” will follow the service. Food collection will be boxed dinners. On Wednesday, Bible study begins at noon, and choir practice starts at 7:30 p.m. 724-222-2520
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, Sunday worship service begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 11.
At First United Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., Houston, Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. 724-746-3040
At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, choir practice will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:55. Bible study and youth group will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-1480
Greater Purpose Team Ministry speakers at area United Methodist churches Sunday are Pastor Brian Carroll, Howe, 9 a.m., and Roscoe, 11 a.m.; lay speaker Sandy Conti, Denbo, 9:30 a.m., and Fredericktown, 11 a.m.; and Pastor Rick Bowser, Jefferson, 9:30 a.m., and Rices Landing, 11 a.m.
At Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., Route 844, West Middletown, prayer meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11. Bible study will begin at 6 p.m. Chancel choir practice begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, youth group meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and One Way Teens Café is held from 6 to 8 p.m.
At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, Sunday Mass begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by SOCL class and a doughnut social.
At Immaculate Conception Parish, Pinewood Derby and council workshop begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. Children’s liturgy begins at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated Monday through Thursday. Rosary begins at 7 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer group meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, and quilters will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday. 724-228-2456
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, a baptism will be held at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service, followed by the annual congregational meeting. 724-222-5630
At Legacy Baptist Church, located in Accelerando Music Conservatory, 2510 Washington Road, Route 19, choir practice begins at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 10:30 and worship services at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Bible study starts at 7 p.m. Thursdays. 724-621-6785; www;legacybaptistchurch.us
At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11 and children’s Sunday school at 11:15. 724-222-7180
At Living Stone Community Church, 265 North Ave. (lower level of Beth Israel Synagogue), Washington, Fellowship Café opens at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 10:45. Nursery and junior church will be offered during the service. Bars of mild soap and washcloths will be collected for Operation Christmas Child. Wednesday Night Alive classes begin at 7.
At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Louise Corbett will be guest minister at the 10:30 a.m Sunday worship service. 724-377-0728
At North Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 711 Rural Valley Road, Washington, the annual congregational meeting and covered-dish dinner will follow the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a main dish, salad or dessert.
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, will host a free chili dinner for neighbors and members of the community from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 1. Sponsored by the fellowship committee. In case of inclement weather, the dinner will be held Feb. 8. 724-745-5962
At Third United Presbyterian Church, 22 Cortez Drive, Washington, a spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children older than 5 years old. Children age 5 and younger eat free. Tickets can be purchased at the door. 724-222-7490
At Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, Sunday worship services begin at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. 724-941-8910
At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, cross training and children’s Sunday school begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:30. AWANA begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. 724-705-0019; www.washingtoncma.org