Around the area
At Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, Sunday school begins with a coffee/doughnut fellowship at 9:15 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:45. Hearts That Care will minister to residents at Kade Nursing Home at 10 a.m. Saturday. Trustees and the unified board will meet at 6 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, respectively. Washington Christian Outreach volunteers will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. TNT adult study and Accessible Apologetics class will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-225-5355
At Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, Joann McClenathan will speakat the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. Children’s Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Young at Heart will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at South Side Restaurant. 724-229-8393
At Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., Nancy Bular will be liturgist and Joan Weatherford will lead laity prayer at the Sunday service. United Methodist Men will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Carlton Restaurant. Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Monday. A council meeting will follow at 7. 724-239-2513
At Beth Israel, 265 North Ave., Washington, Shabbas services begin at 7:30 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. 724-225-7080
At the Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray, “He’s Got Your Back” campaign will be held Aug. 17 and 18. Backpacks can be dropped off at any campus outreach table. For more information, visit the events page at biblechapel.org.
At Calvary Baptist Church, 1701 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, the Sunday worship service begins at 11 a.m. The church picnic will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mingo Creek County Park. There will be vespers, food and games. 724-222-2524
At Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, Sunday services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m.
At Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road, Sunday worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. Sermon question-and-discussion group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 412-221-4177; www.cecilcma.org
At Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, flea market will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, with the annual corn roast at 3 p.m. Sunday services begin at 8:15 and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. 724-746-1330
At Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, a new adult Sunday school class, “Movies and Our Faith,” will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the dining room. There are no youth activities Sunday. The church will host the “Fix Ur Cat,” a low-cost, mobile neutering service, Wednesday in the parking lot. Call 724-222-0190 for more information. Traditional Sunday worship services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and the contemporary service starts at 9:43 a.m.
At City Mission, 84 W. Wheeling St., Washington, Saturday service begins at 5 p.m. in the chapel. Sunday services are held 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 Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Louise Corbett will be guest minister at the 9 a.m. Sunday service.
At Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 West, Tom Lane will serve as liturgist at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. Finance committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-663-5216
At Claysville United Presbyterian Church, 134 Wayne St., Sunday service begins at 10 a.m. Cheryl Cumer will be liturgist. Backpack and school supply donations for Teen Outreach are due Sunday. The worship committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 724-663-7632
At East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, Stan Bateson, Jane McCullough and Camille Villena will provide music at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. 724-222-1006
At Edward’s Chapel Methodist Church, 3111 Route 136, Finleyville, Sunday service is at 11 a.m. 724-258-8413
At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, Sunday services begin at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Bible Talk Bible study and a discipleship class will be held at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tri-County Men’s meeting will be held Thursday in Charleroi. Croppers will meet at 6 p.m. Friday. 724-225-8610
At Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, coffee hour begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a service at 10. Church picnic will be held Aug. 18 after the service. 724-225-2110; faithupchurch.org
At First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, Sunday prayer time begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and a service at 11. Evening worship begins at 6:30. Prayer and Bible study begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Teen Night with pizza and games will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. All teens entering seventh to 12th grades are invited.
At First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, worship and a picnic will be held at Breezy Heights, Avella. Worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. under the pavilion, followed by lunch around noon. There will be no Sunday school. Hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Bring swimsuits, fishing poles, indoor or outdoor games and a lawn chair. There is a horseshoe pit, paddle boats and miniature golf. 724-222-4780
At First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, adult Bible study begins at 9:45 a.m. Sunday; all other Sunday school classes begin at 10 a.m. Sunday service with children’s church at 11 a.m. Women of the Word Bible study will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, and Bible study will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Vacation Bible study has been postponed. District children’s camp is in September. See the pastor to register. 724-222-8240
At First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. Diane Barnhart will be piano soloist. 724-225-5415
At First United Methodist Church of Canonsburg, 161 West Pike St., a blended service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday. Vacation Bible school registration begins at 5 p.m. today, and will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, including a cookout at 9 a.m. Sunday. 724-745-5771
At First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 E. Pike St., Sunday service will is at 11 a.m. Nathaniel Ecker will serve as liturgist. Items are being collected for flood victims, and juice is being collected for the local food bank. 724-745-2611
At First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, Angel Shaw will be the worship leader at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. Matthew Hoge will be Scripture reader, and Peter Riddell will be acolyte. Music will be provided by the women’s choir. The youth will hold a “hot dog” Sunday after the service. Proceeds will support Operation Christmas Child and youth activities. Women’s Fellowship will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at New Tower Restaurant. 724-222-2520
At First United Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., Houston, service begins at 8:30 a.m. in the chapel, with Sunday school at 9:45 and the 11 a.m. service in the sanctuary. A service will be held at 2 p.m. at Hawthorne Woods. On Tuesday, Mommie & Me will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Companions in Christ Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m. Church picnic will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Arnold Park. 724-746-3040
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, the Sunday service will begin at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 11. 724-503-4687
At Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10:55. Prayer and Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-1480
At Garwood Baptist Church, 637 Scenic Drive, Daisytown, Sunday school begins at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10. Special music will be provided by Linda Knezovich and Enid Porter. Children’s church will begin at 10:15 a.m. Nursery care will be available. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. Picnic in the parking lot will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, with a gospel and hymn sing. The church is restocking the food pantry with nonperishable items and collecting items for Samaritan’s Purse shoe boxes for Christmas outreach. 724-938-7431
Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., West Middletown, will hold its Sunday worship service at the Washington County Agricultural Fair. 724-587-3754
At Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, Sunday Mass begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed by a doughnut social. Pierogies will be made Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mass for the Assumption of Mary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. 724-225-1895
At Immaculate Conception Parish, Washington, Sunday Mass and children’s liturgy begin at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. On Tuesday, temporalities begins at 6:30 p.m. and the prayer group meets at 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, prayer group will meet at 5:30 p.m. and Assumption vigil begins at 6 p.m. Assumption Masses will be held at 6:30 and 8 a.m. and 12:10 and 6 p.m. Thursday. 724-228-2456
At Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, Sunday worship service begins at 10 a.m. Call the church at 724-222-5630 if transportation is needed.
At Legacy Baptist Church, located in Accelerando Music Conservatory, 2510 Washington Road, choir practice begins at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, with Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. and 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, Joann McClenathan will be guest speaker at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Summerlea Klinar will provide special. Children and youth Sunday school will begin at 11:15 a.m., and nursery care will be available. Men’s and women’s breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at Bob Evans Restaurant, West Chestnut Street, and Panera Bread, respectively. Kids and youth night out will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. 724-222-7180
At Living Stone Community Church, 265 North Ave., Washington, fellowship café begins at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 and the worship service at 10:45. Nursery and junior church will be offered during morning worship. August collection for Operation Christmas Child is school supplies, including pencils, crayons, tablets, erasers and pencil sharpeners.
At Millsboro Presbyterian Church, East Bethlehem Township, the Rev. Louise Corbett will be guest minister at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service.
At Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road, Dr. Mark A. Heckler, Valparaiso University president, will be guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Soloist will be Charlene Canty, and Chuck Lirette of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, will play trumpet.
North Buffalo Presbyterian Church will hold its Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The offering will benefit the Greater Washington County Food Bank. Transportation will be provided from the parking lot to the show tent.
At St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave., Washington, weekend Masses are held at 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with confession one-half hour before each Mass. 724-222-4087; www.sthilaryparish.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 N. Jefferson Ave., Canonsburg, will hold a combined worship service/picnic with St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 11 a.m. Sunday at North Strabane Park. 724-745-5962
At Third United Presbyterian Church, 22 Cortez Drive, Washington, Sunday worship service begins at 10 a.m., with Holy Communion and praise music provided by Circle of Faith. A light lunch will follow. Mission focus is personal hygiene products that will be donated to the Greater Washington County Food Bank. Faith Talk Tuesday will resume at 7 p.m. Aug. 13. 724-222-7490; email@example.com
Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Church, South Buffalo Road, Hopewell Township, will hold its Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. 724-483-7090
At Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, prayer class and Life Link will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a vacation Bible school closing program. 724-705-0019; www.washingtoncma.org