Around the area
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Communion will be celebrated at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Children’s Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. A community chicken-and-biscuit dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Liberty United Methodist Church. Donations will be accepted. 724-229-8393
At Avery United Methodist Church, 1100 Gabby Ave., Washington, Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:30, with the Rev. George Dran serving as guest speaker. Holy Communion will be observed. Bob Areford will be lay reader. Youth of the church will serve soup for lunch after the service. 724-225-0632
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., the Rev. Jim Markley will serve as guest speaker at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Howard Fields will serve as liturgist, and Madge Finney will lead the laity prayer. United Methodist Men will meet at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at Carlton Restaurant. February’s food bank item is toilet paper. 724-239-2513
At the Bible Chapel, South Hills campus, Ladies Night Out will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. today. Friendship Weekend will be held Saturday and Sunday during all services at the South Hills campus. Tunch Ilkin, director of Sealed Men’s Ministry, will speak. Free income tax preparation will be held for senior citizens and low-income individuals from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays, Monday through April 15, in Room 108 at the South Hills campus. Taxes will be prepared on a first-come, first-serve basis by local volunteers. Phone calls and emails will not be accepted. “Amazing Grace” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the South Hills campus. Children are welcome, but child care will not be provided.
At Broad Street Baptist Church, 682 Broad St., Washington, a rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday. The discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday. Mission Circle will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. February’s mission collection will benefit the City Mission. Game night will begin at 6:30 Feb. 9. 724-222-3315
At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike St., Active Christian Seniors Valentine luncheon will be held Feb. 11. Entertainment will begin at 11 a.m., with Don Anderson portraying Frank Sinatra. A creamed chicken-and-biscuit dinner will begin at noon. Cost is $6. Call the church at 724-745-0800 for reservations.
At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, Sunday worship 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 worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. 724-377-2406
At Clarksville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Paul Salosky will service as guest minster at the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service.
At Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 West, CAMCO will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, and choir practice starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-663-4439
At East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, Communion will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The annual congregational meeting will follow the service. 724-222-1006
At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, on Tuesday, the dartball team will play at home, Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m., and Alpha Chi sorority will meet at 7 p.m. Youth group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. On Thursday, choir practice begins at 6 p.m., and the elders will meet at 7 p.m. 724-225-8610
At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, the children’s choir will meet at 9 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. Coffee hour will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. Child care will be available. Men’s prayer breakfast will begin at 8:15 a.m. Saturday. Prayers on the Menu at the City Mission begins at 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Faith at the Movies will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. “Les Miserables” will be discussed. 724-225-2110
At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, prayer time begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11, with special music by Bill George. Also on Sunday, adult choir practice will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the worship service and youth choir practice at 6:30. On Wednesday, prayer, Bible study and the children’s group meet at 6:30 p.m.
At First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Boy Scout Sunday will be observed at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Members of Troop 1025 and Pack 1025 will be recognized. Holy communion will be served. All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today. 724-222-1510
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, adult Bible school begins 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 starts at 7. Child care will be available. Shepherd’s of Christ dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Women of the Word Bible study will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 12. 724-222-8240
At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, the young people of the church will participate in the Souper Bowl of Caring after the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. All donations will benefit the Community Circle Food Pantry. 724-225-5415
At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, Nate Butler will serve as lay leader at the Sunday worship service. Youth group lock-in for “Souper Bowl” Sunday will be held today and Saturday. Soup will be served after the worship service. Donations will be given to the City Mission. Food collection is macaroni and cheese or pasta. 724-222-2520
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. Explorers will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. On Tuesday, Christian education group will meet at 6:30 p.m., and the deacons will meet at 7 p.m.. The nurturing committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. 724-746-3040; firstname.lastname@example.org
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, Ambassadors for Christ will serve as guest worship leaders at the 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m.
At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:55. Bible study and youth group begin at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Choir practice begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. 724-222-1480
At Garwood Baptist Church, 627 Scenic Drive, Daisytown, Ordinance of the Lord’s Supper will be observed at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. A special benevolence offering will be taken. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Semiannual business meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-938-7431
At Grace Brethren Church of Washington, 4 Waynesburg Road, Super Sunday Surprise service will begin at 10:45 a.m. and will feature a dramatized message based on a Bible theme derived from this year’s Super Bowl. A carry-in dinner will follow the service.
Greater Purpose Team Ministry preaching schedule for Feb. 3 is as follows: Sandy Conti will be at Howe United Methodist Church at 9 a.m. and Roscoe United Methodist at 11 a.m.; Pastor Brian Carroll, Jefferson United Methodist, 9:30 a.m., and Rices Landing United Methodist, 11 a.m.; and Pastor Rick Bowser Sr., Denbo United Methodist Church, 9:30 a.m., and Fredericktown United Methodist, 11 a.m.
At Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., West Middletown, the 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. Sunday. Chancel choir practice starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, youth group meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and Teens One Way Café from 6 to 8 p.m.
At Immaculate Conception Parish, Washington, pre-cana class begins at 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, Sunday school begins at 8:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10. The senior luncheon will begin at noon Wednesday. Reservations are requested. 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., followed by worship services at 10:30, 11 and 12:45 p.m. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-621-6785; www.legacybaptistchurch.us
Legacy Church International at Life Church, 100 N. Main St., Washington, will hold its first worship service at 1 p.m. Saturday, with L.B. Whitlock as lead pastor. 724-255-1821
At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, Communion will be observed at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by children’s Sunday school at 11:15. A community chicken-and-biscuit dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the social hall. Donations will be accepted. 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. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 10:45. Holy Communion will be observed at the service. Child care is available. There will be no junior church. Wednesday Night Alive begins at 7.
At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Paul Salosky will serve as guest minister at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.
Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church Christian Mothers & Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the church hall. Members are asked to bring small, wrapped gifts.
At St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave., Washington, Blessing of Throats in honor of St. Blaise will be held after each Mass this weekend. Weekend Masses begin at 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Confession is heard 30 minutes before each weekend Mass. Religious education is held from 9 to 10 a.m. Sundays for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Weekday Masses begin at 8:30 a.m. in the rectory chapel. Prayer group meets Tuesdays after the 8:30 a.m. Mass. 724-222-4087
At St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, a free community chili dinner will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today. The dinner is sponsored by the fellowship committee. In case of inclement weather, the dinner will be held Feb. 8. 724-745-5962
At Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Church, South Buffalo Road, Hopewell Township, Communion will be observed at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The Rev. Robert Hedges will be guest speaker. Souper Bowl Sunday fundraiser will begin at noon. Proceeds will benefit the wheelchair ministry.