Around the area
At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, family movie night with pizza will begin at 6 p.m. today. On Sunday, fellowship begins at 9:15 a.m., followed by Sunday school, then worship service at 10:45. Senior high youth will leave for “The Silver Ring Thing” at 4:30 p.m. Cub Scout meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Wednesday dartball and community Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Mothers of Preschoolers will meet at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, followed by ensemble choir rehearsal at 6 p.m., KINGS Club at 6:45, and adult groups and JV youth at 7.
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Sunday’s worship service begins at 9:30 a.m., with children’s Sunday school and nursery at 9:45 a.m. District worship service, The Gathering, will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Washington. 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. Bible study begins at 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays. 724-225-0632
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Lori Ashby will serve as liturgist, Joan Weatherford will lead laity prayer and healing oil will be distributed during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Lenten Bible study will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Spring soup sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Cost is $7 a quart. Bowls will be available for lunch. 724-239-2513
At Bethel Presbyterian Church, 3905 Park Ave., Prosperity, “Christ in the Passover” presented by Jews for Jesus will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-225-3612.
At The Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, Kids Resale will be held from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Family Life Center, South Hills campus. Tim Hawkins comedy act is at 7 p.m. March 24 at the Worship Center, South Hills campus. General admission tickets for the 7 p.m. show are available in Chapter 2 Bookstore. Passover Seder will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. March 26 at Family Life Center, South Hills campus. For reservations, visit www.biblechapel.org
At Blainesburg Bible Church, 104 Fourth Blvd. Ext., West Brownsville, a family movie, “Monumental,” will be show at 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Tim Greene Trio will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. The church offers food boxes to those in need. This month’s Easter/Resurrection holiday box is $35 and includes a 7-8 pound ham, a baked potato casserole, a five-pound whole chicken, biscuits and one-pound each frozen corn and mixed vegetables. Orders will be taken from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Monday. To order, call 724-785-3192 or visit hisfoodministry.net
At Broad Street Baptist Church, 682 Broad St., Washington, a community dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday. Mission Circle meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-3315
At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, the Kids4Camp group will host a baked potato lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Tickets are $7 and include baked potato with toppings, bowl of chili, salad and beverage. Proceeds benefit children wishing to attend Christian summer camp. 724-745-0800
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 Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and the youth group meets Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 412-221-4177; www.cecilcma.org
At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, traditional worship service at 8:30 a.m. followed by church school at 9:45 and 11 a.m. traditional worship service, with a 6 p.m. Sunday service. 724-746-1330.
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, Clarksville, the Rev. Paul Salosky will serve as guest minister 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 worship service at 11. Easter study for adults is at 9:55 a.m. Sunday. Ruth Gashel will serve as liturgist. Easter flower orders are due Sunday. Church council meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-663-4439
At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, Darwin Collins will serve as guest speaker at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. There will only be one Sunday service. Dale Hertrick will serve as guest musician on the saxophone. Following the service, there will be a covered-dish dinner in the large fellowship hall. Tuesday, Beading Buddies will meet at 4 p.m. and the prayer shawl ministry will meet at 6:30. Youth group meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday. On Thursday, choir practice starts at 6 p.m. and the tri-county men’s meeting will be held in Carmichaels. 724-2252-8610
At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, on Sunday, the children’s choir will meet at 9 a.m., followed by the adult Lenten class at 9;30 and the worship service at 11. Nancy Tilley will be the reader. Child care will be available. Noisy buckets will benefit scholarships to Pine Springs Camp and there will be a One Great Day of Sharing collection. Youth of the church are invited to a day of skating at Mt. Lebanon, sponsored by the Pine Springs Camp. Faith Explorers meeting is Thursday for a special Pine Springs Night. A Lenten study will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Jews for Jesus will recreate the Passover service in a program titled “Christ in the Passover” beginnig at 7 p.m. March 22 at the church. 724-225-2110; faithupchurch.org
At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, on Sunday, prayer begins at 9:30 a.m.; followed by Sunday school at 9:45; the worship service at 11, with music by the 4GUYS quartet; adult choir practice at 5; and the evening worship service and children’s choir practice at 6:30. On Wednesday, prayer, Bible study and children’s group meet at 6:30 p.m.
At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, 11 a.m. worship service, Sue Ann Armstrong will be guest flutist and the chancel choir will sing. A Lenten service will be held in the Hull Chapel at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bible Study is cancelled for the remainder of March but will resume in April. 724-222-4780
At First Christian Church of Marianna Disciples of Christ, 27 Barnard Ave., Sunday’s worship service will begin at 11 a.m. 724-267-4111
At First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, the elders will meet for a brief meeting following the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Disciple Women will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. Bible study at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Christian Friends will meet Thursday at Solomon’s at noon for lunch. The Tri-County Men’s meeting will be held at First Christian Church of Carmichaels at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. 724-222-1510
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, adult Bible school begins at 9;45 a.m., followed by all other Sunday school classes at 10 and the worship service at 11. Wednesday night Bible study starts at 7, with child care available. The spring renewal services will be held March 30 through April 3. Volunteers are needed to fill the Easter eggs for the hunt to be held after Easter services. 724-222-8240
At First United Methodist Church, 213 E. Pike St., Houston, adult Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by children and youth Sunday school and the worship service at 11. Joyce Mathot will serve as the liturgist. Bible study starts at 10;30 a.m. Wednesdays. Paper products are being collected through Lent for 8th Avenue Place. The church is sponsoring a bus trip to the Flight 93 Memorial and the Quecreek Mine Memorial near Somerset. For more information, call Mary Haas at 724-746-6948.
At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, Mike Faust will serve as worship leader at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Matthew Hoge will read Scripture and Bailee Seamon will serve as acolyte. The Gathering will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday in the chapel with Dr. Eric Park bringing the message. Lenten lunch with the Rev. Dr. Drew Harvey will begin at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, followed by choir rehearsal at 7:30. On Thursday, women’s fellowship starts at 9:30 a.m. at the New Tower Restaurant and the Boy Scouts will meet at 6:45 in the chapel. 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. On Monday at 4 p.m. there will be a worship service at Strabane Woods. Session meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Companions in Christ Bible study group meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, Sunday’s worship service will begin at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 11. 724-503-4687
Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, will have dinner and a movie night today, dinner at 6 p.m. and movie at 7 p.m. Choir practice at 11 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. with worship at 10:55 a.m. 724-222-1480.
At Garwood Baptist Church, 637 Scenic Drive, Daisytown, Sunday’s worship service will begin at 11 a.m., with special music by Sue Pierce and the choir. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. 724-938-7431
At Glenn Street Free Methodist church, 690 Glenn St., Washington, adult Sunday school begins at 9;45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:30. Midweek service begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Youth group meets at 6 p.m. Thursdays. 724-222-7431
At Grace United Methodist Church, 420 California Drive, Coal Center, God’s Masterpiece, with more than 100 actors and singers, will be held March 27-29 at 8 p.m.. Admisssion is free. For more information, call 724-483-4448.
The Greater Purpose Team Ministry schedule for Sunday for United Methodist churches includes: lay speaker John Marovich, who will speak at 9 a.m. at Howe and 11 a.m. at Roscoe; Pastor Rick Bowser, 9:30 a.m. at Denbo and 11 a.m. at Fredericktown; and Pastor Brian Carroll, 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., Route 844, West Middletown, on Sunday, a prayer meeting will begin at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45, the worship service at 11, and a Lenten service at 7. On Tuesday, chancel choir practice begins at 7. On Wednesday, youth meeting will begin at 4 p.m., followed by Teens One Way Cafe at 6. Bell ringers practice will start at 7 p.m. Thursday.
At Hickory United Evangelical Presbyterian Church, the local gospel group, “Backporch” will be appearing at 6:30 p.m. this Sunday evening. No admittance fee. Free will offering.
Immaculate Conception Parish is hosting a Taize service at 7 p.m. Thursday. Duquesne University Liturgy Ministry and the IC Parish choir will lead a quiet reflective time of sung prayer. Sunday Masses begin at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., followed by a St. Patrick’s dinner at 5 p.m. 724-225-1425
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, Family Fun Night, featuring games, snacks, crafts and a story, will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Sunday’s worship service begins at 10 a.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. Thursday. 724-621-6785; www.legacybaptistchurch.us
At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, Sunday’s worship service will begin at 11 a.m., with children and youth Sunday school and nursery at 11:15. District worship service, The Gathering, will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Washington. Christian Outreach volunteers will meet at 8;30 a.m. Wednesday. 724-222-7180
At Lone Pine Christian Church, 582 Lone Pine Road., Washington, Sunday worship service is 10:25 a.m., and adult Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Wednesday evening family night – Spirit Uniting People! – starts at 5 p.m. for kindergarten through eighth grade. Students in grades 9-12 join at 6 p.m. Shepherd’s exchange (free clothing, shoes, coats, hats, toys, various household items, etc.) is available during office hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Donations also are accepted. http://www.lonepinechristianchurch.org/ 724-267-4512
At Muse Presbyterian Church, 1 Birch Way, the annual congregational meeting will begin after the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service. 724-228-1319
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. 724-377-0728
New Dominion Birth Kingdom Ministries will now meet at 240 N. Lincoln St., Washington. Services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. An open house church celebration is being planned. 724-225-6129
At St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Avenue, Washington, Masses are at 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Weekday Masses are held at 8:30 a.m. in the rectory chapel. Confession is held 30 minutes prior. Prayer Group meets Tuesday after morning Mass. Religious Education for Grades K-8 is held from 9 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. Sunday. Stations of the Cross and Benediction will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent. A fish fry will be held from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Good Friday, March 29, in the parish hall.
At St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, Holy Communion will be observed at the 10;30 a.m. Sunday worship service. 724-745-5962
At Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, Sunday’s worship services begin at 8;45 and 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9;45 a.m. An Easter egg hunt will begin at 12:30 p.m. March 24. 724-941-8910
At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, crosstraining and Children’s Sunday school begin at 9;30 a.m. Sunday, followed by the worship service at 10:30. AWANA will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday. 724-705-0019; www.washingtoncma.org