Around the Area
At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, Sunday school begins with fellowship at 9:15 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:45. Senior high youth group meets at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. On Tuesday, trustees will meet at 6 p.m. and the unified board will meet at 7. Washington Christian Outreach volunteers will serve at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Dartball and community Bible study will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Child care will be provided. KINGS Club begins at 6:45 p.m. Thursday. All adult groups begin at 7. JV youth group will not meet this week. Family movie night will be held at 6 p.m. today. 724-225-5355
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Sunday worship service begins at 9:30 a.m., with children’s Sunday school and nursery starting at 9:45. Young at Heart lunch group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Main St. Café in Claysville. Kids Night Out and egg hunt will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty United Methodist Church. 724-229-8393
At Avery United Methodist Church, Gabby Avenue, Washington, Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30. Bible study is held at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. 724-225-0632
At the Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, older adults SageWorks will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in room 171 and 6 p.m. in room 180. The 3-in-1 Tour concert will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Worship Center, South Hills campus.Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the Chapter 2 Bookstore. VIP tickets are available at www.itickets.com. The Silver Ring Thing for teens will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 15 at the Worship Center, South Hills campus. More information is available at www.biblechapel.org.
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Nancy Bular will be liturgist and Pat Cornell will lead the laity prayer at the Sunday service. The Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by church council at 7. Lenten Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. United Methodist Men will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Carlton Restaurant. Food pantry items for March are canned peas or corn. 724-239-2513
At Broad Street Baptist Church, 682 Broad St., Washington, discussion group will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. A board meeting will follow the Sunday worship service. On Saturday, Barb’s Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and game night will begin at 6:30. Mission Circle will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Community dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. March 16. 724-222-3315
At Calvary Baptist Church, 1701 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, Communion will be celebrated and Melody Gowman and Robin McCloskey will provide music at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. The 6 p.m. service will be the continuation of the video series, “New Life- Eugenics, Abortion & Genetics Part 1.” 724-222-2524
At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, Pike Street, Active Christian Seniors will host a St. Patrick’s Day lunch at 11 a.m. Monday. Enthusiologist Jeff Riker will present the program. A pot roast lunch will follow at noon. Cost is $6 per person. A service of prayer and Thanksgiving will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Craig Kephart, will provide the message and offer Communion. 724-745-0800, ext. 203
At Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road, Sunday school begins at 9 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30. Sermon question-and-discussion group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Youth group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. 412-221-4177; www.cecilcma.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 social will follow the 11 a.m. service. Youth group will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Bible study and inquirer’s gathering will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday. 724-746-1330
At Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, traditional Sunday services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and contemporary worship starts at 9:43 a.m. Sunday school for children begins at 11 a.m., and Sunday school for adults is held at 8:45, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Youth group for middle school students is held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, and high school youth meet from 6 to 8 p.m. The 55 Plus Lunch Bunch will meet at noon today. Don Nixon will speak. Sign up at the welcome center or call the office. The Hands and Hearts committee is sponsoring a spiritual retreat for health-care workers and caregivers Saturday. The Rev. Sue Kidder-Petritis will be the facilitator. Cost is $10 and includes a light brunch. Midweek speaker seriers will continue at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, March 12 and 19, in the small dining room. Dr. James Platt leads a Lenten journey. The church is offering a new member class and will receive them Easter Sunday. 724-222-0190
At City Mission, 84 W. Wheeling St., Washington, Saturday worship service begins at 5 p.m. in the chapel. Sunday services begin at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 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 worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. 724-377-2406
At Clarksville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Louise Corbett will be guest speaker at the 9 a.m. Sunday service.
At Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 Wests, Sunday service begins at 11 a.m. Tom Lane will be liturgist. Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. with an Easter study for adults. SPPRC will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Lenten lunch is noon Wednesday with a speaker from Sacred Heart Church. Choir practice begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. Daffodil orders are due Thursday to Shirley Richmond. 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 Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, Sunday worship begins at 11 a.m. Liturgist will be Elaine Smith, and readers will be Susan Pepper and Bill Beam. Child care for youngsters up to 7 years old will be available. The youth group will meet following the service. Children’s choir will meet at 9 a.m. Coffee hour is held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Sunday. Adult Lenten class on the Lord’s Prayer will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. A Lenten study will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 724-225-2110; faithupchurch.org
At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., fellowship time will be held Monday at the Pizza Hut on Murtland Avenue followed by a meeting of the Christian Men’s Fellowship at 7 p.m. at the church. Christian Women’s Fellowship will meet at noon Tuesday in the library. On Wednesday, the youth group will meet at 6 p.m., and the board will meet at 7 p.m. On Thursday, choir practice begins at 6 p.m., and elders will meet at 7 p.m. Lock-in for Youth will be held from 6 p.m. March 15 through 9 a.m. March 16. 724-225-8610
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. Molly Richmond will provide music. Adult choir practice begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, and evening worship and children’s choir practice begins at 6:30. Prayer, Bible study and children’s group meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, the chancel choir will sing at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. Terri Cyprowski will be guest soloist. Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-4780
At First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, a chicken-and-biscuit dinner will be held in fellowship hall after the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. The youth group will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday. Governing board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Bible study is at 11 a.m. Wednesday. 724-222-1510
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, adult Bible school begins at 9:45 a.m. Sunday in the Agape classroom. All other Sunday school classes begin at 10 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11. The sermon series, “What We Believe,” will continue. Women of the Word Bible study will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, and Wednesday night Bible study will begin at 7. “In the Dust of the Rabbi” will not be held Wednesday. 724-222-8240
At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, a potluck dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the social hall, followed by a Taizé service of music and meditation. 724-225-5415
At First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 E. Pike St., adult Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service and Sunday school at 11. The congregation is collecting paper products for 8th Avenue Place. Liturgist will be Faith Dalesio. Lenten Bible study will begin at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Pizza party and bowling will be held Saturday. Call 724-746-6948 for details. 724-745-2611
At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St.,Washington, Mike Faust will be the worship leader at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Warren Lemley will read the Scripture, and Emily Schmidt will be acolyte. Youth group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday Lenten lunchwith Dr. Eric Park will begin at 11:45 a.m. Choir practice is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-2520
At First United Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St. Houston, music and worship committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in fellowship hall, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11. On Tuesday, Christian education begins at 6:30 p.m., and the deacons will meet at 7. Companions in Christ Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The nurturing committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. 724-746-3040; firstname.lastname@example.org
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1999 Jefferson Ave., Washington, lay pastor Margie Zellers will be guest speaker at the 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday school will begin at 11 a.m.
At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, dartball will be held at 7 p.m. today. Choir practice will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school 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
At Glenn Street Free Methodist Church, 690 Glenn St., Washington, Sunday school for adults begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by children, youth and adult worship at 10:30. There will be a children’s sermon Sunday during the worship service. Midweek service will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Youth group meet will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdsay. 724-222-4766
At Grace Brethren Church of Washington, 4 Waynesburg Road, group games and pizza night will begin at 7 p.m. today. Men’s breakfast with guest Dave Hilty sharing the ministry of “The Man in the Mirror,” will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:45.
The Greater Purpose Team Ministry schedule for Sunday for United Methoist churches includes: Pastor Rick Bowser, who will speak at 9 a.m. at Howe and 11 a.m. at Roscoe; Pastor Brian Carroll, 9:30 a.m. at Denbo and 11 a.m. at Fredericktown; and Pastor Sandi Conti, 9:30 a.m. at Jefferson and 11 a.m. at Rices Landing. Wednesday Lenten services begin at 7 p.m., with Carroll at Roscoe, Conti at Fredericktown and Bowser at Jefferson.
At Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., West Middletown, a prayer meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 11. A Lenten service will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Taylorstown church. Chancel choir practice will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, the youth group will meet at 4 p.m., followed by Teens One Way Café at 6. Bell ringers practice starts at 7 p.m. Thursday.
At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave.,Washington, Stations of the Cross will begin at 7:30 p.m. today. Sunday Mass is at 9:30 a.m., followed by a social and SOCL class. Mass also will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Friday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.
At Immaculate Conception Church, Washington, Stations of the Cross will begin at 7 p.m. today. Sunday Masses begin at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Landings will begin at 7 p.m. Monday in the youth ministry room. Bible study will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the rectory. On Thursdays, quilters meet at 10 a.m., and Parish Life meets at 7 p.m. in the library. 724-228-2456
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, the “Awakening of Hope,” a Lenten study, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Family fun night will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 16. 724-222-5630
At Legacy Baptist Church, located in Accelerando Music Conservatory, 2510 Washington Road, choir practice will begin 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 will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-621-6785; www.legacybaptistchurch.us
At Legacy Church International at Life Church, 100 N. Main St., Washington, worship is held at 1 p.m. Saturdays. 724-255-1821
At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, Sunday worship service begins at 11 a.m., with children’s and youth Sunday school at 11:15. Men’s and women’s breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the New Tower Restaurant and Panera, respectively. Kids Night Out will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be an egg hunt. 724-222-7180
At Living Stone Community Church, 265 North Ave., Washington, Sunday Fellowship Café begins at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and worship at 10:45. Junior church and nursery care will be available. On Wednesday, Team Advance will meet at 6:30 p.m., and there will be no prayer meeting. Youth group will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. March collection for Operation Christmas Child is toothbrushes and toothpaste.
At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Louise Corbett will be speaker at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. 724-377-0728
Riverview Baptist Church, 405 Main Street, New Eagle, will host a spaghetti dinner from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the church social hall. Money raised will go toward the cost of sending a group from the church to Haiti.Cost is by donation.
At Saint Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave., Washington, 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. Mass begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday in the rectory chapel. Prayer group meets every Tuesday after Mass. Religious education for kindergarteners through eighth-graders is held from 9 to 10:10 a.m. every Sunday. Stations of the Cross and benediction will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent. 724-222-4087; www.shilaryparish.org
At St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, Advent worship and Communion service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
At Servant Song Ministries, 720 E. High St, Waynesburg, Easter Bread-Making Retreat will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 16. Mary Kay Kolat will teach and guide the bread-making; Donna Koller will lead the Easter reflections. Deadline to register is Monday.
At Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Church, South Buffalo Road, Hopewell Township, community lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, cross training and children’s Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:30. AWANA is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday. 724-705-0019; www.washingtoncma.org.