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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1988 Mrs. Betty Merritt Baptists To Hear - Missions Study Baptists of the area will have a uni- que opportunity to hear the annual Foreign Mission Study "Nigeria - Heritage and Hope" taught by Mrs. Betty Merritt, a former missionary to Nigeria, December 3, at the Berryville (Va.) Baptist Church, Berryville. The study will run from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a Nigerian lunch being served. A nursery will be provided. Mrs. Merritt was born in Louisville, Ky., grew up in Mississippi, graduated from Mississippi College, Clinton, Miss., and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She served with her husband in Nigeria from 1956-76, and became Baptist women/Baptist young women consul- tant for the Virginia WMU May 1. Presently she lives in Richmond where her husband works for the Foreign Mission Board. This study is sponsored by the Shenandoah Baptist Associational Woman's Missionary Union. For further information, call Alice Wilkerson, WMU Director, at 725-1549 or Hilda Cheshire, Mission Study Director at 725-7709. BOONSBORO CHURCH OF GOD On alternate Route 40 at Boonsboro, Md., the Rev. Ralph D. Massie, pastor. Telephone 301432-8038 or 301-791-6618. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Children's Church at 10:45 a.m.; Mor- ning Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; Evangelistic Service at 7 p.m.; and Evening FTH is held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. MOUNTAIN TOP CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP The Rev, Scott Kean, Sr., (725-2796) is pastor and Rev. Tim Graver (676-3404) is coioLor. For more infor- mation call either pastor. The Mounts;- Top Christian Fellowship meets in the Mountain Community Center located on Route 9 and Mission Road. Sunday at 9:30 a.m., Christian Training Hour for Youth and Church and Adult Hour of Prayer; 10:30 a.m., Morning Praise and Worship; 6:30 p.m., Evening Praise and Worship. Thursday, mid-week Praise and Worship at 7 p.m. CHILD'S ROAD CHURCH OF GOD Located on Route 51 and South Child's Road, the Rev. R. Earl Wilbourne, pastor. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 10:45 a.m.; Evening Wor- ship, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Evening Worship. HALLTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Norbert C. Peil, Minister. Morning Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Elk Branch--Route 17 at Duffields: Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11. SHENANDOAH JUNCTION ENLARGED U.M. CHARGE Leon Hevener, pastor; Doug Liston, associate pastor. Bethel (Bakerton) : Worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Bethesda (Moler's Crossroads) : Worship at 10:45 a.m. Uvilla: Worship at 10 a.m. Williams Memorial (Shenandoah Junction): Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Worship at 11 a.m. GRACE UNITED CHURCU OF CHRIST Located on Route 480, at Kearneysville, toward Shepherd- stown, the Rov. Golda McClelland, pastor. Morning worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sun- day School at 10:30 a.m. Women's Guild at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month; the Consistory meets the second Sunday of each month; Communion is served the first Sunday of each month; and Youth meetings are held the last Sunday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Located on Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, John D. Yost, Seminarian. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10 a.m. Thursday, 3 p.m., Bible Study. Church Directory WAINWRIGHT BAPTIST PROGRAM ANNOUNCED The Deaconess Board of the Wain- wright Baptist Church of Charles Town will hold a program on Sunday, December 4, beginning at 3 p.m. The speaker for the event will be Deaconess Betty Jackson from the 19th Street Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. A cordial invitation is extended by the board to attend this occasion. CHARLES TOWN BAPTIST CHURCH Located at 211 East Congress Street, Dr. Wyman E. Hall, pastor, 304-725.2592, Minister of Education and Youth, Rev. Thomas Patterson. Friday, 7 p.m., Youth Bible Study and Youth Room; 7:30 p.m., Zoar Bi- ble Study Group. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Associational Foreign Missions, Ber- ryville (Va.) Baptist Church. Sunday, 7:45 a.m., Prayer Group: 13:30 a.m., Worship; 9:45 a.m., Bible Study; 11 a.m., Worship; 3 p.m., Ex- ecutive Committee Meeting; 5:30 p.m., Youth Alive; 5:45 p.m., Church Training. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Deacons Meeting. Tuesday, 7:15 p.m., Visitation. Wednesday, 7 p.m., G.A.'s; 7:15 p.m., R.A.'s, Bible Study and Prayer Meeting. Thursday, 6: p.m., Handbell Choir Practice; 7: 30 p.m., Adult Choir Prac- tice; 8 p.m., Cantata Choir Practice. KABLETOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Off Route 9 east on Route 25, Rev. Carol B. Smith, Pastor. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.; Workship Service at 10:30 am. TRINITY EPISCOPAL SHEPHERDSTOWN The Rev. G.T. Schramm, Rector. Thursday, Bible Study at 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion at 11:30 a.m.; Junior Choir, 3:45 p.m.; Angelus Choir, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Holy Communion at 8 and 10 a.m.; Church School at I0 a.m. Wednesday, Bible Club, 3:45 p.m.; Narcotics Anonymous, 8:15 p.m. Thursday, same as scheduled listed above for the same day. LEETOWN BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES Billy Wilkerson, pastor, phone 725-4209 or 725-1549. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Baptist Women Meeting at the home of Gladys Dunn.. Friday, 6 p.m., Buildings and Grounds Meeting at the home of Wes Young. Saturday, 11 am. to 2:30 p.m., Foreign Mission Study, Nigeria Heritage and Hope, Berryville Baptist Church. Mission Study leader will be Betty Merritt, Baptist Women and Baptist Young Women Consultant for Virginia Baptist Woman's Missionary Union. Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m., Morning Worship; 5:45 p.m., Deacons Meeting; 7 p.m., Evening Worship and Church Training for Children and Youth. Monday, 6 p.m., Children's Choir: 6:30 p.m., Youth Choir: 6:45 p.m., Choral Echoes; 7:15 p.m., Adult Choir. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Continuing Witness Training. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Prayer and Bi- ble Study for Adults, Children and Youth. Celebration of December Birthdays. SAINT THOMAS LUTHERAN CHURCH Located at the corner of East Washington and South Seminary Streets, Charles Town, Richard Neal, pastor, phone 725-5284. December 4, the second Sunday in Advent - The Service of the Word, 8:30 and 11 a.m. (nursery provided at 11) ; Church School Classes, 9:45 a.m., for Adults, Young People and Children; Catechism Classes, 5:15 p.m., follow- ed by Supper and Play Practice. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Advent Circle. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Choir Practice. CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD ACTIVITIES Located at 114 Fairfax Boulevard, Ranson, William P. Reed, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship and Children's Church, 10:45 a.m.; Adult and Youth Choir, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting, 6: 30 p.m.; Evening Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m., Knott Rest Home; 6:30 p.m., Prayer; 7 p.m., Family Night, Bible Stud:f, Royal .Rangers, Missionettes, Prims and Daisies. ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S Located in Leetown, Temple G. Wheeler, Vicar. Services every Sunday at 11 a.m.; Holy Communion is conducted on the first Sunday of each month. TRI-STATE BAPTIST CHURCH The Tri-State Baptist Church (Independent-Fundamental) on Route 340 across from the Charles Town Plaza, Dennis J. Sieglaff, pastor. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m.; Children's Church and Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Evening Prayer and Bi- ble Study at 7:30 p.m. A bus ministry operates on Sunday morning for those in need of transpor- tation and a nursery is provided for all services. For more information call the church at 725-994 or the pastor at 229-0248 at home. ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL OF HARPERS FERRY At St. John's Episcopal Church, 898 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, the Rev. Marilla Jane Whitney, Vicar. December 4, the second Sunday in Advent. Holy Communion at g a.m., Adult Class on the Old Testament Pro- phets at 9 a.m. Drop-ins are welcome. Holy Commuion at 10 a.m. Church School and a nursery are provided at 10 a.m. The church's annual meeting, postponed from November 13, will be held after the service so that the con- gregation may elect officers and ap- prove the 1989 budget. A children's ac- tivity is planned. Bring a covered dish for the ham dinner which follows the meeting. For more information, call 535-2758. --E Lit v rOSS- CS StVS: Regarding man's salvation, it is not his works, but believing On God's Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. HOUSE OF PRAYER CHURCH OF GOD Located at 501 West Congress Street in Charles Town, telephone 725.7282, Bishop Walter A. Newman, pastor, telephone 725-5195. Sunday Services at 3 p.m., this is a song service at Jeffersonian Manor Nursing Home in Charles Town. The service will also include a selection of Christmas carols, Bible readings and words of encouragement to the residents. SUMMIT POINT BAPTIST CHURCH Sam Garrett, pastor. Saturday, 11 a.m, Foreign Mission Study at Berryville Baptist Church. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., for all ages; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Deacon's Meeting, 6 p.m.: Youth Bi- ble Drill and Study on Prayer, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Visitation. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Foreign Mission Program: 8 p.m., Choir Practice. THE MELVIN T. STRIDER COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME CHARLES TOWN RANSON Phone: 725-7068 Directors: H.M. BROWN J.P. CHRISTIAN, JR. JEFFERSON CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME N. Mildred Street 8, E. 7th Ave., Ranson Charles H. Strider, Jr. - Licensed Director 304-725-5321 SHEPHERDSTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Located at 100 West Washington Street, Randall W. Tremba, pastor. Worship Services at 10:30 a.m. Child care is provided. PROPER MAINT KE PRE$ Located on Route 9 at' W. Tremba Worship s Continued on Sunday Hebrews 12.12-29 Monday James 3:7-12 Tuesday 1 Peter 1:3-12 Wednesday Revelation 7:9-17 Thursday James 1,19-27 Friday James t 2.14-26 Saturday 1 Peter 12-19 Sc, p!,res Se,ec[ea b, The American Bb!e Sooe,' Have you ever driven along an old country road and out distant field noticed an old vintage automobile squatting in grass? And as you passed it by its headlights, like eyes, follow you. Perhaps. for a moment made you wonde could tell. Like ourselves, possibly accounts of happy times. trips and proud feelings we have experienced. However, in final neglect, this once magnificent machine, rusted out, no longer functioning properly has been now lies in lonely and desolate surrounds, wasted and for The hard miles and long endless roads we travel in life tal toll. Tired of it all we sometimes end up in disrepair and give up. dont want to end up like the car in the field, we must kee in good condition. Your clurch or synagogue can offer you the best serwce guaranteed to keep you well tuned, shining and new. Copyright 188 Kester-Wilhams Newspaper Serwces P 0 BOx 8005 Char0tteswte vA This Series Of Messages Is Made Possible By The Following Charles Town County Firms Who Recognize The Value Of The Churches Of Our JC PENNEY Charles Town West Virginia PEOPLES SUPPLY Feed-Seed-Livestock Needs LEluid Sul::Dternen t Phone: 72 S-1454/72 S-8455 Cl-rles Town RIDDLEBERGERS STORE Home Furnishings, Carpet Resilnt Flooring Phone: 72S-2624 Ctmrl Town HALLTOWN PAPERBOARD COMPANY Paperboard Prolucts From Recycled Fibers DR. LEE R. MOORE. JR. OPTOMETRIST Contact Lenses Visual Analysis Corner of Proli)ect Avenue and Route 340 East 725-14! ! I ARROW CATALOG STORE HILLDALE SHOPP NG CENTER 304-725-2057 BAVARIAN INN andlLODGE Old Wcrld Dining & Lodging At Its Best Shepherdltown 876-2551 SMITH OIL CO. ARCO OIL PRODUCTS 301 North Mildred Street Ranson Phone: 72S-221S ntW!n REALTY Route 2, Box 5 Charles Town. 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