Around the area
At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, fellowship time begins at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 10:45. Senior high youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by the unified board at 7. On Wednesday, dartball and community Bible study both begin at 9:30 a.m. KINGS Club meets at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, while TNT adult study, Bible Institute, and JV youth begin at 7. 724-225-5355
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Boy Scouts will be recognized at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Children’s Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Young at Heart will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cracker Barrel. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 7 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church. 724-229-8393
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Nancy Bular will serve as liturgist and Pat Cornell will lead laity prayer at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. United Methodist Men will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Carlton Restaurant. Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by the council at 7. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 7 p.m. 724-239-2513
At the Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, free income tax preparation will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 15. Taxes prepared on a first come, first serve basis by local volunteers. The movie “Amazing Grace” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the worship center. Child care is not provided but children are welcome to attend. Night of Worship concert will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 24.
At Broad Street Baptist Church, 682 Broad St., Washington, game night will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday. Mission group will meet at 7 p.m, Wednesday, followed by choir practice at 8. Washington City Mission will benefit from this month’s mission collection. Barb’s Closet, which offers free clothing, shoes and purses, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The entrance is through the parsonage basement door on the alley side. 724-222-3315
At Calvary Baptist Church, 1701 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, the adult choir and Lorilee Lemley will have music at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Communion will be celebrated and new members will be welcomed at the 5:30 p.m. worship service. 724-222-2524
At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike St., the annual congregation meeting will follow the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church also offers an 8:30 a.m. worship service. Ash Wednesday Communion service will start at 7 p.m.
At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, Sunday services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 7 p.m. 724-746-1330
At Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, Sunday is Visioning Day. The Rev. Craig Kephart, executive presbyter of the Washington Presbytery, will be guest preacher at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. There will only be one worship service this Sunday. Lunch and activities will follow. Communion will be observed at the 10 a.m. Ash Wednesday service in the chapel. A pancake and sausage supper will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship with Communion at 7 p.m. 724-222-0190
At the City Mission, 84 W. Wheeling St., Washington, worship services begin at 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. Also, on Sunday, brunch is served from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and dinner is served from 4 to 4:30 p.m. 724-222-8530
At Clarksville Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 330 Market St., Sunday’s worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. 724-377-2406
At Clarksville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Louise Corbett will serve as guest minster at the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service.
At Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 West, Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the 11 a.m. worship service with Rick Guy serving as liturgist. Bible study will start at 6:30 p.m. Monday. A stone soup supper will begin at 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday, followed by the worship service at 7 p.m. Choir practice starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-663-4439
At East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, officers will be installed during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Ash Wednesday worship will begin at 7:30 p.m. 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, Sunday’s worship services begin at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. On Tuesday, the dartball team will play at Immaculate Conception and Prayer Shawl Ministry meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Youth group meeting will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday. On Thursday, choir practice starts at 6 p.m., followed by the elders meeting at 7. 724-225-8610
At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, coffee hour begins at 10 a.m., followed by the 11 a.m. worship service when Holy Communion will be observed. Children’s choir will meet at 9 a.m. Sunday. Child care is available. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 7 p.m. Men’s spaghetti dinner will start at 6 p.m. Feb. 16. All men are welcome and asked to bring a guest. 724-225-2110; faithupchurch.org
At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, the chancel choir will sing at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. A Valentine’s Day party will be held for the children during the second hour. Bible study will not be held Wednesday, but will resume Feb. 20.
At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, prayer time begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11 with music by the adult choir. Also on Sunday, adult choir practice starts at 5 p.m. and the evening worship begins at 6:30. On Wednesday, prayer, Bible study and children’s group meet at 6:30 p.m.
At First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, the elder and deacon breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by training. Holy Communion will be served during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service, followed by a youth group meeting at 5 p.m. A board meeting will start at 7 p.m. Monday and Bible study begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday. 724-222-1510
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, adult Bible study 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 begin at 7. Child care is available. Women of the Word Bible study will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Waynesburg University’s Lamplighter’s Choir will present a sacred concert at the 11 a.m. Feb. 24 service, followed by a potluck luncheon. 724-222-8240
At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, Communion will be observed at the 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday service followed by a potluck dinner in the social hall. 724-225-5415
At First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 E. Pike St., a Valentine’s Day party will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday and will include a covered-dish dinner and a movie. Reservations are requested; call 724-746-6948. Adult Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service and children and youth Sunday school at 11. Samantha Keller’s mission trip to the Dominican Republic will be commissioned and Diana Barnes will serve as liturgist. Bible study starts at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. 724-745-2611
At First United Methodist Church of Washington, 29 N. College St., Pete Riddell will lead the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Jeanmarie Harding will be Scripture reader, Elena Butler will serve as acolyte and the children’s choir will sing. Washington District Laity School will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday on the second floor of the Christian Life Center. Council meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Monday. A pancake dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, and the Cub Scouts administrative meeting will begin at 7. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel. On Thursday, Girl Scouts meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by choir practice at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 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. The annual congregation meeting will start at 11:45 a.m. Sunday. A worship service will be held at Hawthorne Woods at 2 p.m. Sunday. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 2 p.m. at Strabane Trails. A pancake dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday, followed by the worship service at 7, when Communion will be celebrated.
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, the Rev. Mary Lynn Gras will lead 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 11 a.m. Saturday. 724-222-1480
At Garwood Baptist Church, 637 Scenic Drive, Daisytown, special music will be provided by Diana and Josh Baringer at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Family game night will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. 724-938-7431
The Greater Purpose Team Ministry Sunday preaching schedule for area United Methodist churches is: Pastor Brian Carroll, 9 a.m., Howe, and 11 a.m. Roscoe; Pastor Rick Bowser, 9:30 a.m. Jefferson, and 11 a.m. Rices Landing; lay speaker Sandy Conti, 9:30 a.m., Denbo, and 11 a.m. Fredericktown.
At Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., Route 844, West Middletown, on Sunday, prayer meeting begins at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45, the worship service at 11 and Bible study at 6 p.m. Chancel choir practice is Tuesday. On Wednesday, the youth group meeting will begin at 4 p.m. and Teens One Way Cafe at 6.
At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, a fish fry will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Sunday’s Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by SOCL classes. Ash Wednesday Mass with distribution of ashes will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 724-225-1895
At Immaculate Conception Church, Washington, children’s liturgy is at the 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Sunday Masses. On Monday, holy hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by benediction at 6:30 in the church, and Landings at 7. On Tuesday, the church will be decorated for Lent at 4 p.m., followed by Temporalities at 6:30 in the library, an education meeting at 7 and RCIA at 7:30. Ash Wednesday Masses will begin at 6:30 and 8 a.m., and 12:10 and 6 p.m. A Mass will also be held at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Also, on Wednesday, a prayer group meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by Men Under Construction at 7:30, and a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The quilters will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday. On Feb. 15, a fish fry will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Stations of the Cross will be held at JFK at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the church.
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, new members “Share the Lord’s Supper” coffee and fellowship hour will follow the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 7:30 p.m. 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 Sunday school at 10:30, and the worship services at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. Thursdays. 724-621-6785; www.legacybaptistchurch.us
At Legacy Church International at Life Church, 100 N. Main St., Washington, a worship service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday in the lower level. Services will resume in the Life Church Sanctuary on Feb. 16. 724-255-1821
At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, Boy Scouts will be recognized 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. Men and women’s breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at Tower Restaurant and Panera Restaurant, respectively. Kids and youth night out will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Ashe Wednesday, with worship to followe at 7. 724-222-7180
Living Stone Community Church, 265 North Ave., Washington, located on the lower level of Beth Israel Synagogue, hosts fellowship cafe at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 10:45. Nursery and junior church are offered. Drama ministry meets from 6:30 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Short skits that complement the sermon on Sundays is generally the focus of rehearsals that are led by Lisa Gerhart. Recharge classes for all ages is held from 7 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday. Bars of mild soap and washcloths are being collected for Operation Christmas Child.
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 Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 105 Gateshead Drive, McMurray, Ash Wednesday services will be held at 12:15 and 7 p.m. Distribution of ashes and Holy Communion will be observed at both services. 724-941-7467
At Saint Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave., Washington, Ash Wednesday Masses will begin at 8;30 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. Mass is held at 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Weekday Masses begin at 8:30 a.m. in the rectory chapel. Confession is heared one-half hour before each weekend. Prayer group meetings are held each Tuesday after morning Mass. Religious education for students in kindergarten through eighth grade meets from 9 to 10:10 a.m. every Sunday. 724-222-4087
At Saint John Bible Center, Lawrence, Deacon’s Annual Day will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Walter Cherry of New Dominion Birth Kingdom Ministries of Washington will serve as guest preacher.
At Temple of God Church, 505 E. Hallam Ave., Washington, Bible study is held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. The Pathfinders topic for Saturday is anger management. 724-225-9324
At Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, Sunday worship services begin at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. A spaghetti dinner will begin at noon Sunday. Cost is $6 per adult and $4 for children under age 12. 724-941-8910
At Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Church, S. Buffalo Road, Hopewell Tonwship, Pat Cooke will serve as guest speaker at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service.
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 meeting begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. 724-705-0019; www.washingtoncma.org
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