The Lavansville/Bakersville Lutheran Parish will be celebrating the fourth Sunday of Easter.
Mt. Zion in Bakersville begins worship at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school at 9:15 a.m..
For those with questions, call the parish office at 814-443-3965.
The Rev. Linda Stoner will share the message "Thou Preparest A Table" this Sunday at the Middlecreek Church of the Brethren. The Rev. John Stoner will lead the worship.
The congregation is engaging in a six-week study of the best-selling book "The Harbinger" by Jonathan Cahn. Classes take place at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
The church is at 226 Middlecreek Road, Rockwood. Sunday worship begins at 9:30 a.m.
First Christian Church (FCC)
FCC invites the senior high students to the Saturday evening IGNITE worship service which takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
This Sunday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Sam Draper's sermon is "Paul's Final Days."
Sunday worship is at 8 a.m. (contemporary service) and 10:45 a.m. (traditional service and adult Bible study, junior high youth group and Kick Start (ages 2–11) from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
First Christian Church provides a staffed nursery during Sunday services and Sunday school. All FCC youth volunteers have gone through background checks to assure the safety of all the children in the nursery as well as other youth programs at FCC. FCC also provides parents of nursery age children with an emergency pager.
Ample parking is available in the many lots surrounding the church at 139 E. Main St., Somerset. Visit the website at www.somersetfirstchristian.org or check out on facebook at SomersetFCC.
April 28, the monthly night of worship will be a prayer service for local senior high students who are going to Haiti in June. Music by the FCC Praise Band and St. Paul's Presbyterian Praise Band.
The Geiger Church meets at 9:30 a.m. Sunday for Bible study. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Cindy Walker will tell the children's story. Greg Dively will bring the morning message. There will be baptism at 3 p.m. The Spring Tea will be held at the Brethren Home beginning at 2 p.m.
Wednesday will be quilting all day. The children's choir practice at 6:30 p.m. and the church choir at 7:30 p.m.
Geiger Church is 2 1/2 miles north of Somerset, just off of Route 281, in the village of Geiger.
Liturgy of Holy Communion worship services will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday church school is at 9:15 a.m. A catechism workshop at 6 p.m., followed by middle school youth group.
There will be Fun Fridays! after school event on April 26.
Friedens Lutheran is along Route 281. For more information, contact the church office at 814-445-4627.
Amity United Church of Christ in Meyersdale lists its schedule for the week.
Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10:25 a.m. worship service
Monday: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Preschool Playgroup sponsored by Salisbury Family Center (call 814-662-2721)
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Bible studies; 7 p.m. adult choir rehearsal
Thursday: 11:45 a.m. Lunch Bunch Bible Study; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Girl Scouts (Brownies)
Pike Run COB
The Men's Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. today. All men are invited to Mostoller's Country Corral.
The Rev. Chris Forry will lead the worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday school follows at 10:15 a.m. The 7 p.m. Sunday Bible study is at David and Cecilia Hughes' home.
The Dime-A-Week Project for the Church of the Brethren Home Ladies Auxiliary at Scalp Level is due April 28. Be sure to have money to Betty Harman.
For more information about the activities of the church, call 814-442-1488. The church is at 2582 Glades Pike, Route 31 west.
Somerset First UMC
Somerset First United Methodist Church Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. followed by traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. The sanctuary is handicapped accessible with a modern nursery and a junior church program.
Tomorrow, Certified Lay Speaker, Tracy Shultz, will preach a post-resurrection message. Monday at 7 p.m. church council meets in the Green Room. Tuesday between 7 and 8 p.m. Followers Prime Time for children ages 5–12 years. Wednesday at 7 p.m. is choir practice. Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. is Losing to Live PLUS open to all who want to lose weight and exercise. Friday at 7 p.m. is a Bible study led by David and Patty McCall at First Church. Saturday at 7:30 a.m. the Solar Samaritans gather at Kings Restaurant for a breakfast meeting.
For those who have prayer needs, call in to 814-445-5736 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baptism Sunday will be observed in the Berlin Brethren Church at 8 a.m. with the congregation meeting in the basement. A time of fellowship is at 9:15 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday youth bells rehearse at 6 p.m. and Uncommon Life Youth Group meets at 7 p.m.
Fitness Club exercises at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Prayer Watch is at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Mom and Kid's Group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Brick Coffee House.
Adult bells rehearse 6 p.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Mission Thrift Shoppe is open 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
The Mission Basement Sale and Youth Chicken Barbecue will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Questions regarding church activities can be answered by calling the church office at 814-267-3863. Bulletin announcements can be read and sermon messages heard on the church website at www.berlinbrethren.com.
St. Andrews Lutheran
St. Andrews Lutheran Church will be celebrating the fourth Sunday of Easter. Service begins at 9 a.m. They will use the Lutheran Book of Worship service with Holy Communion this Sunday. Sunday school at 10 a.m.
The church is at 500 Main St., Boswell. For those with questions or need assistance, contact the church secretary from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays or the Rev. Larry Hoover by calling 814-629-9275.
The Hostetler Church of the Brethren, 2344 Sand Spring Road, Meyersdale, in Pocahontas will be holding a six-week study on "The End Times." Guest speaker the Rev. David Wardman, from Frostburg, Md., will conduct the sermon study beginning with the reading of Matthew 25:1-13. The title of the first sermon is: "Watch the Eastern Sky."
The service will start at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and continue through the month of May.
For more information contact 814-634-8170.
Beulah United Methodist Church is at 433 Bicycle Road, Friedens.
The trustees will meet at 8:45 a.m. in the prayer room.
Sunday school for all ages will be at 9:30 a.m. Worship will be at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Tom Brown will be preaching. The SPR Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. the boys and girls youth and adult Bible study will meet. There is a 7:30 to 8 p.m. closing prayer service.
Berlin Trinity UCC
Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service at 10:40 a.m. This week the Rev. Frank Demmy's message will be "Down the Rabbit Hole."
This coming week's activities include: Sunday at 6 p.m. Confirmation Class;
Tuesday at 7 p.m. Trinity Youth Fellowship committee meeting; Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. TUCC Ringers practice and 7:30 p.m. chancel choir rehearsal.
The women's fellowship will be collecting for Meals on Wheels during April. Donations may be placed in the offering plate or sent to the church office.
Camp Living Waters registration forms are available at the church office. A free T-shirt is given to those registrations received by May 13.
Shut-ins who would like to receive CDs of the worship service or need transportation can call 814-267-3234.
For more details about TUCC events, call the church office between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. weekdays at 814-267-3234.
The Grace Gang under the direction of Melissa Salyers, will present the program, "I Can Only Imagine," during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. A covered dish dinner will be held in the social hall following worship. Sunday school starts at 9:15 a.m. A staffed nursery is available for children age 4 and younger.
Sunday – Faith on Fire Youth Group meets from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday – Bible study at 10 a.m. Choir at 7 p.m.
The Christian Atheist (Part 3) "I Believe in God, But I Still Worry" is based on Psalms 4:8 and 121. Chuck Hildbold's sermon helps us understand why we question God and often worry about His actions.
Traditional worship with the anthem choir begins at 9 a.m. and contemporary worship with the band starts at 11:10 a.m. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m.
Men's breakfast at 9 a.m., Lamplighters Class meeting 1 p.m. today at Coal Miners Cafe, Trustees 7 p.m. Monday, Bible study 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, New Small Group 7 p.m. Thursday at the parsonage.
The church is just east of the traffic light in Jennerstown and is handicapped accessible. For more information, call the church office 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 814-629-7430, or visit the website: ww.jennerstownumc.org.
Maple Spring COB
The Maple Spring Church of the Brethren is at 106 Spring Road, Hollsopple. The Rev. Guy Myers will speak on "Who is Jesus to You?" with Scripture from Matthew 16:13-20 at the 8:15 and the 10:35 a.m. services.
Children's church is available.
9:30 a.m. Sunday school hour available for all ages.
6:30-8 p.m. Kidz Klub
6:30-8 p.m. Sunday Nite Youth
6:30-8 p.m. Women's Bible study
For more info about Maple Spring COB, go to www.maplespringcob.org.
Grace Lutheran, Stoystown
Saturday: Service of Holy Communion, 5:30 p.m., in rear chapel.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m. Fourth Sunday of Easter, service of Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m., based on Acts 9:36-43, Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30.
Trinity Lutheran, Hooversville
Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Easter, service of Holy Communion, 9 a.m., based on Acts 9:36-43, Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30. Sunday school, 10:15 a.m.
The Rev. Ardelle Mason will lead the Fourth Sunday of Easter worship service at 9 a.m. with Holy Communion. Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Vacation Bible School will hold a planning meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. Adult bells will practice at 7 p.m. Wednesday and choir will practice at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The church office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For those with questions regarding events or the ministries of the church, call the church office at 814-443-3179 during office hours. The website is www.faithlutheransomerset.org or email at email@example.com.
Pleasant Hill UMC
The Rev. Art Black's sermon for the 9 a.m. traditional service Sunday is "The Shadow of Death" and is based upon Acts 9:36-43. Sunday school for all ages will follow after a time of fellowship at 10:30 a.m., Zumba Exercise Class meets 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays.
Quilters meet 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday; Bible study 7 p.m. Thursday.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church is at the corner of Pleasant Hill Road and Technology Drive. For additional information, call the church office at 814-445-4442.
Laurel Trinity Lutheran, Jennerstown
8:45 and 11:15 a.m.: Worship service with Holy Communion, officiating the Rev. Traci Bowman
10 a.m.: Sunday church school
11 a.m.: Mini LT's meeting
6 p.m.: Boy Scouts
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Preschool II (Monday and Wednesday)
7 p.m.: Play rehearsal (M-F)
8 a.m.: Newsletter articles for May are due
9 to 11:30 a.m.: Preschool I (Tuesday and Thursday)
6 p.m.: Supper group at Kings & Queens Restaurant in Stoystown
6 p.m.: Bowling and Cub Scouts
6:30 p.m.: Wing & a Prayer Bible Study at Lamonica's Restaurant
8 a.m.: Bible study at Coal Miner's Cafe, Jennerstown
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Conemaugh Home Health in Social Hall
6 p.m.: Choir practice
1 p.m.: Assembly and mail May newsletter
6 p.m.: Girl Scouts
9 to 11:30 a.m.: Preschool II
For more information, contact the church office at 814-629-9288.
Saint Luke's Lutheran, Rockwood, the Rev. Sherrie Hofmann, pastor:
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Holy Communion worship service, 10:45 a.m. Sunday church school
Monday: Quilting class 4:30 p.m., the community is welcome to join
Wednesday: Confirmation class 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., Lazarus Gate Food Pantry, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Bible study 10:30 a.m. 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Somerset County Mobile Food Bank
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 514 Shady Lane, Windber, adult Sunday school 8:45 a.m.; worship 10 a.m.; Kid's Sunday school during worship.
Calvary United Methodist Church, 239 West Church St., Somerset, the Rev. Arnie McFarland, pastor, Sunday school at 9 a.m. and traditional worship at 10 a.m. Calvary church is handicapped accessible.
Calvary activities: Monday Boy Scouts 7 p.m.; Tuesday T.O.P.S. 9:30 a.m., Wednesday combined UMM and UMW dinner 6 p.m., choir 7 p.m.; Saturday Family Movie Night "Courageous" 6 p.m. snacks, movie at 6:30 p.m.
Call the church office at 814-445-2577 for additional information of church activities.
St. Paul's UCC
St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 202 W. Union St., Somerset, worship begins at 9:30 a.m. and will feature the children and youth choirs in their season finale. The Rev. J. Matthew Deal's sermon is "Finding Comfort and Hope While in the Valley."
Sunday school begins at 10:45 a.m. with classes available for all ages. The "Writing to God" group meets at 4 p.m. Sunday in the library. Spring cleanup day is today and begins with breakfast at Stairs' Restaurant at 8 a.m. followed by the work day at 9 a.m. at the church.
The children and youth choirs rehearse from 10 to 10:30 a.m. today. The Christian Education Team meets at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the CE Room. St. Paul's Chancel Choir rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Quilters and Knotters meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. St. Paul's mission offering for April is Hoffman Homes for Youth.
For those who need transportation assistance to a church event, call the church office at 814-445-4534. Visit the church website at www.stpaulsuccsomerset.org.
Somerset Church of the Nazarene
Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with the worship service starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service is also at 6:30 p.m.
Adult prayer and study time, children's Adventure Club and the teen NazJazz meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The special music this week will be provided by Karen and Jackie. The message this week will be brought by the Rev. Bob Henderson.
They will be having Andy and Judy Bennett, missionaries to Papua New Guinea, in the morning service April 28.
For those with questions, contact 814-445-4444.
Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. with the worship service following at 10 a.m. Youth Connect will hold a soup and salad meal after worship. Book study continues after the soup and salad.
Monday (Earth Day): Quilters & Knotters 9 a.m., Praise Team practice 6:30 p.m., Laurel Highland Chorale practice 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday: Pittsburgh Food Bank meeting 9:30 a.m., low impact aerobics/sculpt 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: chancel choir rehearsal 7 p.m., bell choir rehearsal 8 p.m.; Thursday: low impact aerobics/sculpt 6:30 p.m.
The church is at 606 Berlin Plank Road, Somerset. For more information, call the church office at 814-445-8853.
St. Francis-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2081 Husband Road, Somerset:
Sunday: 8:15 a.m. morning prayer; 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. 4th Sunday in Easter Holy Eucharist, Coffee Hour to follow.
Wednesday: 6 p.m. evening prayer. 6:30 p.m. choir practice.
Next Evensong April 28 at 4 p.m.
Save the date: May 4 1 p.m. Annual Spring Tea, call 814-445-6147 for ticket reservations-limited seating.
Christ Casebeer Lutheran Church service of word and sacrament will be offered at both the 8 a.m. and the 10:15 a.m. worship services. Sunday school is at 9 a.m.
Abundant Life Christian Center, 306 Plank Road, Berlin, schedule for the week:
Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship the sermon will be "The Ministry of the Church;" children's church 10:30 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday King's Kids, God's Squad youth and Bible study 7 to 8 p.m. For more information go to www.samandmargieprogram.weebly.com.
Three Seasons Community Church the Rev. Bryan Karchner brings the message, "Our Greatest Calling as a Disciple of Jesus" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
The adult spiritual enrichment and kids ministry begins at 9 a.m. each Sunday.
A Little Kids Blessing hour for 2–5 years of age is during the worship service. During this time the children will be led by an adult through story times, interactive games, singing and snacks.
Anyone who is in need of a ride to church, contact Tim Williams at 814-634-0756 or Chris Glessner at 814-267-5616. Arrangements will be made for someone to pick you up.
They will have a covered dish dinner May 1 as a kick-off for the National Day of Prayer. It is at 6 p.m. in the church social room. Bring a covered dish and a beverage for your family to share. To join in the National Day of Prayer May 2, contact the church office. There are 15 minute time slots to pray during the 24 hours May 2. Call for details or to sign-up.
Journey Groups (adult Bible study) meets throughout the week. For more information on the groups and available times, contact Steve and Jeannette Landis 814-893-0183. A new group for post-high has begun. Contact Justine Stoltzfus 814-279-4091 for more information.