Around the area

August 1, 2013

At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, Sunday School begins with coffee/doughnut fellowship at 9:15 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:45 a.m. Senior Life breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Christian Education Committee will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Ladies outing to see Noah at Sight and Sound Theatre is Aug. 9. A bus will leave the church parking lot at 8:30 a.m. 724-225-5355

At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, worship with Communion is at 9:30 a.m. and children’s Sunday school is at 9:45 with nursery available. 724-229-8393

At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., greeters will be Janet George and Pat Cornell. Liturgist is Howard Fields and Madge Finney will lead laity prayer. Food pantry item for August is toothpaste. The United Methodist Women’s annual prayer breakfast will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Donation is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Tickets are available at the door. 724-239-2513

At Beth Israel, 265 North Ave., Washington, Shabbas services are at 7:30 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. 724-225-7080

At Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, Upward Flag Football is Monday at the South Hills campus. Teen Madness is Thursday and Aug. 9. The two-day high-energy event is students in grades 6-12. Bible Institute of The Bible Chapel introduces the Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, offered by Dallas Theological Seminary, beginning Aug. 23. Visit or 724-941-8990 ext. 151.

At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, Pike Street, worships are at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays. 724-745-0800 ext. 203

At Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road, service begins at 10:30 a.m. Sermon question and discussion group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; 412-221-4177;

At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, Sunday worship services are at 8:15 and 10 a.m. with an evening service at 6 p.m. 724-746-1330.

At The Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, a new adult Sunday school class, “Movies and Our Faith,” is held Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the dining room. Communion for homebound members is at 2 p.m. Sunday. Traditional worship is at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and contemporary worship is at 9:43 a.m. Youth group will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. for middle school students and 6 to 8 p.m. for high school students. 724-222-0190

At Clarksville Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 330 Market St., speaker for Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. service is Pastor Bradley Edgar. Time for children and junior church will be as scheduled. 724-377-2406

At Clarksville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Paul Salosky will be guest minister at the 9 a.m. service.

Claysville United Presbyterian Church, 134 Wayne St., Sunday worship will be held on the church lawn, weather permitting at 10 a.m. Joyce Zajac will be the liturgist and Bob and Cheryl Cumer will serve as greeters. There is no nursery this week. The church picnic will follow. The main dish, beverages and placesettings will be provided. Each family should bring a dish to share. Activities will be available for children and adults. 724-663-7632

At East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, celebration of the Lord’s Supper will be held during the 11 a.m. service. Michelle Sweeney will be guest vocalist. Fellowship time will follow worship. 724-222-1006

At Edward’s Chapel Methodist Church, 3111 Route 136, Finleyville, worship is at 11 a.m. Sunday. 724-258-8413

At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, there will be worship services at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. There are two special Sunday school classes ongoing through August at 9:15 a.m. – Bible Talk Bible Study and a Discipleship Class. Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tri-County Men’s meeting will be held in Charleroi Thursday. Croppers will meet at the church at 6 p.m. Aug. 9. 724-225-8610

At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. with Jason Hefner and liturgist Jesse Wukasch. Holy Communion will be observed at this service. Coffee hour begins at 9:30. Child care is available for children 7 and younger. “Water, Water Everywhere” will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the church. Sign up in the gathering area. 724-225-2110

At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Robert Overstreet. Curt Price will be worship leader and the featured vocalist will be Dave Thumm at 11 a.m. 724-222-4780

At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, the church picnic begins at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For Sunday, prayer time is at 9:30 a.m., Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., morning worship is at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6:30 p.m. Kids community kickball is at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer and Bible study are at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

At First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, an all-church picnic will be held at Driscoll Park on Locust Avenue following the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Worship committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Bible study will resume at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The men’s Tri-Co Men’s meeting will be held at Charleroi First Christian on Thursday. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. 724-222-1510

At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, the Rev. Gerard Weiss will be guest preacher at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. Phillip Weaver, baritone, will be the soloist. 724-225-5415

At First United Methodist Church of Canonsburg, 161 West Pike St., a blended worship service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday. A committee meeting is at 7 p.m. Nominations/lay leadership meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday. Leadership meeting is at 7 p.m. Friday. Weekend VBS “Hayday” is at 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. 724-745-5771

At The First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 E Pike St., worship service is at 11 a.m. with Mary Haas as liturgist. Items are being collected for flood victims. 724-745-2611

At First United Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., Houston, summer worship is at 8:30 a.m. in the chapel, with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship in the sanctuary. A worship service will be held at 2 p.m. at Hawthorne Woods. Mommie & Me is held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Companions in Christ Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Church picnic from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Arnold Park. 724-746-3040

At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, Sunday worship is at 9:45 a.m. with celebration of Communion. Following Communion, there will be a fellowship time until 11 a.m. at which time Sunday School will begin. 724-503-4687

At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, Sunday school for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 10:55 a.m. Bible study and youth group at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Church picnic at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Beach. No choir practice this week. 724-222-1480

At Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., Route 844, West Middletown, a prayer meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday with Sunday school at 9:45 and morning worship at 11 a.m. with Obed and Cara Zuleta of Guatemala speaking. 724-587-3754

At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, Sunday Mass is at 9:30 a.m. followed by a doughnut social.

At Immaculate Conception Parish, Washington, distribution of children’s clothing will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today in the church hall. Sunday Mass and children’s liturgy is at 9 a.m. and 10:30. On Monday, worship is at 5:30 p.m. and rosary at 7 p.m. in the church. On Tuesday, CD of A is at 6:30 p.m. in the cafe; baptism prep is at 7 p.m.; health wellness meeting is at 7 p.m. in rectory and prayer group meets at 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, prayer group meets at 5:30 p.m. in the rectory, eucharistic minister training is at 7 p.m. in the church and Knights of Columbus will meet at 7:30 p.m. in church hall. On Thursday, Called by Name meeting is at 7 p.m. in the rectory. 724-228-2456

At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, Sunday worship with children’s program is at 10 a.m. Van service arrangements can be made by calling the church office. Senior luncheon is noon Wednesday. Leadership retreat is Aug. 10. Participants will meet at the church at 8 a.m. and carpool to Windy Ridge Camp Retreat Center. Call 724-222-5630 to make a reservation.

At Legacy Baptist Church, located in Accelerando Music Conservatory, 2510 Washington Road, Route 19, choir practice is at 10:10 a.m., Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m. and worship services are at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Bible study is at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-621-6785

At Legacy Church at Life Church, 100 N. Main St., Washington, Communion is at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday. Refreshments will be served from 1 to 1:30 p.m. the time of service. 724-255-1821.

At Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, worship with Communion is at 11 a.m. Children’s and youth Sunday school at 11:15 a.m. with nursery available. 724-222-7180

At Living Stone Community Church, 265 North Ave., Washington, Fellowship Café is at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and Communion and worship service begins at 10:45. There will be no junior church this Sunday, however, nursery will be offered during morning worship. August collection for Operation Christmas Child will be school supplies – pencils, crayons, tablets (5x7 size), erasers and pencil sharpeners.

At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Paul Salosky will be guest minister at the 10:30 a.m. service. 724-377-0728

At Saint Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Avenue, Washington, weekend Masses are at 4 p.m. Saturday; 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday with confession one half hour before each weekend Mass. 724-222-4087. Website: Email:

At St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, worship service is at 10:30 a.m. followed by fellowship hour. 724-745-5962

At Third United Presbyterian Church, 22 Cortez Drive, Washington, summer worship is at 10 a.m. with light lunch to follow. Mission focus is on personal hygiene products to be given to Washington Food Bank. Faith Talk Tuesdays will resume at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 with Book of Acts 724-222-7490

Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Church, South Buffalo Road, Hopewell Township, Washington, will celebrate the sacrament of baptism at the 10 a.m. Sunday.

At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, Sunday prayer class and life link are at 9:30 a.m. No children’s Sunday school. Worship service is at 10:30 a.m. VBS is from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. 724-705-0019;



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