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14 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -Thursday, December 17, 1998 I The Advent-Christmas program of Saint Thomas Evangeli- cal Lutheran Church will be held this Sunday, December 20, at 7:30 p.m. There will be speeches and songs by the children and young people, shown above, will present a play, '~rhe Per- fect Gift". The offering at the program will be sent to help survivors of Hurricane Mitch. CANDLELIGHT SERVICE The Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church will hold a candlelight service on Thursday, December 24, beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. JOY GIFT SERVICE The annual Joy Gift Service of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church will be Sunday evening, December 20, at 7 p.m. The children's choir will present a mu- sical, "Calling All Angels." The adult choir will also sing and the five handbell choirs of the church will ring familiar music of Christ- mas. The congregation will join in the singing of carols. The Joy Of- fering will be received. Everyone is invited to attend the service and a reception, which follows. The church is located at 220 E. Wash- ington Street. Ceil Frazier is mu- sic director. The Rev. William and Rev. Lisa Everhart are pastors of the church. KABLETOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH HOLIDAY PROGRAMS The Kabletown United Meth- odist Church will hold a Christ- mas Eve Candlelight Service at 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. On New Year's Eve, a party will be held in the church social hall beginning at 8 p.m. and lasting until ? This get-together will fea- ture food, games and fellowship for all ages. All are welcome at these events. The church is located on Kabletown Road four miles south of Route 9. ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH At 110 West North Street, Charles Town. Phone: 725-5513. Fax: 725-3428. Roy. James W. Chambly, Jr. - Senior Pas- tor, and Rev. G. Dee-Ann Dixon - Associ- ate Pastor. Sunday, December 20 - 8 a.m Conti- nental breakfast; 8:30 a.m early Wor- ship; 9:30 a.m Sunday School for all ages; 9:45 a.m "Lite and Lively Wor- ship"; 11 a.m Worship; 7:30 p.m Can- tata "A Celebration of Christmas". Monday, December 21 - 9 a.m Exer- cise with Nancy Watkins, Asbury Center; 1 p.m Bridge Club - Beginners & Inter- mediate Bridge; 4:30 and 5:30 p.m Ex- ercise with Nancy Watkins, Asbury Cen- ter; 6:30 p.m Wise Owl, 4-H Meeting, Fellowship Hall; 7 p.m Senior High Boys Basketball; 8 p.m Never Alone - Narcotics Anonymous. Tuesday, December 22 - 7 p.m Aero- bic Class for men and women, Asbury Center. Wednesday, December 23 - 6 and 7 a.m Bible Studies; 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m Exercise with Nancy Watkins, Asbury Center; 6 p.m Intercessory Prayer, Meier Chapel; 6 p.m Lite & Lively Choir Used Auto Parts Practice; 6:30 p.m Instructional Children's Basketball, Asbury Center; 7 p.m Praise Choir Practice; 8 p.m Sanc- tuary Choir. Thursday, December 24 - 7:45 p.m Christmas Eve Service; 11 p.m Christ- mas Eve Service. Friday, December 25 - Merry Christ- mas! GOSPEL CONCERT Zion Baptist Church, God's Helping Hand Ministry will be sponsoring a Gospel Concert. Sat- urday, December 19 at Zion Bap- tist Church, 801 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Charles Town, at 6 p.m. Choir will be from St. Luke's Baptist Church in Berryville, Va. Sponsored by: God's Helping Hand Ministry. SAINT THOMAS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner of East Washington and South Seminary streets, Charles Town; phone 725-5284; Richard Neal, pastor. Decem- ber 20, the fourth Sunday in Advent - The Service of the Word 8:30 and 11 a.m. (Nursery is provided for pro-school chil- dren during both services.) Sunday School classes for adults, young people, and children meet at 9:45 a.m. The Ad- vent - Christmas program is at 7:30 p.m. Choir practice is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve worship services are on Thursday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. ZION EPISCOPAL CHURCH SERVICES GRACE BAPTIST At 300 E. Congress Street, Charles CHURCH SERVICES Town; Handicapped Accessible. Sr. War- At Grace Baptist Church, Shenandoah den: James M. Davis, Parish Office and Junction. Bob Campbell, pastor, telephone Parish House: 221 East Washington 725-0907. Street, telephone 725-5312. Sunday School for all age groups, 9:45 Sunday, December 20 (Frank Coo) - 8 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m.; Children's Church, a.m. - Morning Prayer at the church; 10 11 a.m.; Worship, 7 p.m. a.m. - Church School at the Parish No Wednesday service this week. A House', 11 a.m. - Morning Prayer at the Christmas Eve service has been scheduled church; 12:15 p.m. - Greening of the Thursday at 7 p.m. church. On Sunday, December 20, at 7 p.m Wednesday, December 23 - 10 a.m. - the church choir will present a play and Bible Study (Coo Room); 8:30 p.m. - Alco- music, "The Shepherd". The public is in- holic Anonymous Groups (Gym Base- vited to attend, ment). Monday, December 21, Charles Tow- Thursday, December 24 (Christmas ere, 7 p.m. Eve) (Roy. Charles McGinley) - 7:30 p.m. A nursery is provided for all services. - Holy Eucharist at the church; 11 p.m. - Festival of Lessons and Carols with Holy Eucharist (church). SUMMIT POINT BAPTIST CHURCH Located across from the Post Office in Summit Point, telephone 725-0619, Rev. Henry D. Styron, Pastor. You are invited to join in the following activities. Friday, December 18, 7 p.m Christ- mas program rehearsal. Saturday, December 19 - 6 p.m Christmas Program - "Caroling, Carol- ing" which will present the Christmas story through drama and music seg- ments. Refreshments and fellowship to follow. Sunday, December 20, Fourth Sun- day of Advent, 9:45 a.m Bible Study for all ages, 11 a.m. - Worship (nursery pro- vided) Sermon: "The Hope Proclaimed". Thursday, December 24, 7 p.m Christmas Eve Service. CHARLES TOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Charles Town Presbyterian Church, the Revs. Bill and Lisa Everhart, 220 E. Washington Street, announces the fol- lowing activities for the week of Decem- ber 20: Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - Informal Hymn Sing; 9:45 a.m. - Church School; 11 a.m. - Worship Service; 12:15 p.m. - Westmin- ster Ringers; 3 p.m. - Beulah Chapel; 7 p.m. - Joy Gift music program. Monday - 5:30 a.m. - Meals-On- Wheels (Monday-Friday) until 1 p.m; 11 a.m Staff meeting; 6:30 p.m Shenan- doah Ringers. Tuesday - 6:30 p.m Joy Ringers. Wednesday - 6:30 p.m Geneva Ring- ers; 7:30 p.m Senior Choir. Thursday - Office Closed; 7:30 p.m. - Family Christmas Eve Candlelight Ser- vice; 11 p.m. - Christmas Eve Service of Holy Communion. Friday - Office Closed - Merry Christ- mas! Saturday - 9:30 a.m A.A. meeting. Visitors are welcome at all activities. Please call church office (725-5316) for more information about any of these church activities. CHURCH OF CHRIST AT RANSON The Church of Christ at Ranson meets on 13th Avenue for worship and renewal. Sunday services include Sunday School and Bible Study (classes for all ages), 9:45 a.m.; Worship at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study is at 6:30 p.m. You are encouraged to visit us. Please call 267-1014 for prayer, transportation or information. Mark B. McDonald, Evangelist. BOLIVAR, SANDY HOOK, SHENANDOAH MEMORIAL U.M. CHARGE Rev. James K. Hamrick, Pastor, tele- phone 535-6516. Sandy Hook UMC: Worship at 9 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m. Shenandoah Memorial UMC: Wor- ship at 10 a.m.; Sunday School at 11 a.m. Bolivar UMC: Worship at 11:15 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m. SHANNONDALE SPRINGS BAPTIST CHAPEL Located on Mission Road, four miles from Route 9. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a.m. Pastor is the Rev. Harold Jones, Jr. Nursery pro- vided for infants through four years of age. For information, call 725-2847 or 728-0748. Visitors are welcome. ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH At 311 South George Street, Charles town, Father Brian Owens, pastor. Tele- phone 725-5558. Liturgies during the week: Monday and Friday at 10 a.m.; Tues- day and Thursday at 7:45 a.m Wednes- day at 7 p.m Saturday vigil at 5 p.m Sunday at 8, 9:30, & 11 a.m. Holy Hour with Benediction every Wednesday 6 to 7 p.m. School of religion is held Sundays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m September-May. ELK BRANCH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Located on Route 17, Shenandoah Junction, Duffields. Members of the Par- ish of the Eastern Panhandle. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Worship Ser- vice, 11 a.m. WORD OF FAITH TABERNACLE The Word of Faith Tabernacle, Border Road, Kearneysville, announces the fol- lowing schedule of services. Sunday, Scripture Study, 10 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 10:45 a.m.; faith, worship and praise, 10:45 a.m.; deacons and pastor prayer, 6:45 p.m.; faith and evangelist services, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m ladies prayer and Bible study; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m fam- ily night; Friday, 9 p.m men's prayer meeting. A bus ministry to the main street at various locations is provided on Satur- days. The church telephone number is 725-6185; the pastor's telephone number is 725-0797. Ministry for the hearing impaired at all services. NELSON CLUSTER EPISCOPAL CHURCHES Telephone 725-5171 The Roy. Edward R. Greene The Rev. Jane Kempster St. John's Church, Rippon Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Church of the Holy Spirit, Summit Point Holy Eucharist, 11 a.m. Grace Church, Middleway Holy Eucharist, 11 a.m. St. Philip's Church, Charles Town Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. St. Bartholomew's Church, Leetown Traditional Rite I Service at 11 a.m. St. John's Church, Harpers Ferry Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. St. Andrew's on the Mount, Mountain Mission Holy Eucharist, 11 a.m. ! The Colonial :gunera[ Charles Town Ranson Directors" J. B. Barr H. Marshall Brown Joann S. Christian Joseph P. Christian, Jr. Family Owned III JEFFERSON CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME North Mildred Street & East 7th Avenue, Ranson Robert Fields Licensed Director (304) 725-5321 ST. JAMES' LUTHERAN CHURCH AT UVILLA Rev. John Torrence, Pastor. Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Communion the first and third Sundays of each month. APOSTOLIC BIBLE CHURCH SERVICES Located on Leetown Pike, Leetown, James Palmer, pastor. Telephone 229- 7942. Sunday service at 10 a.m.; Sunday evening service at 6 o'clock. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m Bible study. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN Rev. John Torrence, Sunday School Service at 11 a.m. and third Sundays of each Continued In many cities nationwide, there exists havens for the hungry shelters where individuals volunteer their services preparing nourishing meals for those, who for various reasons, are unable to nourish themselves. The hungry are a potpourri of the less than elite, many of whom are representative of those who were recently more than self-sufficient. Yet, it has been said that life is not always fair but God is. Ultimately, are we not all kindred souls, in search of the meaning and manna to strengthen us as we travel unpredictable paths? Then how wonderful there is another haven a shelter for hungry spirits where all are welcomed and encouraged. God has promised us in Matthew 5:6, "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall satisfied." Visit our Father's sanctuary this Sabbath and experience the sustenance only He can provide. Scriptures Selected by The American Bible Society Copyright 1998, Keister-Williams Newspaper Services, P. O. Box 8005, Charlottesville, VA 22906 Shepherdstown Charles Town 725-6600 , HALLTOWN PAPERBOARD COMPANY Paperboard Products From Recycled Fibers Halltown SMITH OIL CO. HiUdale Shopping 301 North Mildred Street Center Ranson (304)725-2057 Phone: 725-2215 FORD.MERCURY, CHRYSLER PRESCF PLYMOUTH,DODGE MEDICAL 100 South West Strut, Chad~ Town 201 South 725-7031 Ranson, WNa. Formerly known as C/R TV Cable [304] ~5-9185 or Route 3401 ll-888-~Pb22rl~l Charles Town & Visit our web site at." http://v, Nwv.o acommurlioatlonll .oDm .Home Phone: Pmucty s~m, ma ,J*o*raoo C.ountv mtscaemoa graCE MAGAHA, INC. 222 N. 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