Walking with God

Institutional services

The following institutional services are arranged for and reported by United Churches of Lycoming County:


County Prison, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m., the Rev. Marwin Reeves, Christ Community Worship Center Inc., Williamsport.

HCR Manor Care South, 2 p.m., Marge Thompson, St. John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church, Williamsport.

Valley View Nursing Home, 2 p.m., Kelly Erhard, Bethel United Methodist Church, Williamsport.

Rose View Center, 2:15 p.m., the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, United Churches of Lycoming County.

HCR Manor Care North, 2:15 p.m., Jerry Webb, Maple Street AME Zion Church, Williamsport.

Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., Mitchell Floyd, Christ Community Worship Center Inc., Williamsport.

The Hillside, 3:15 p.m., Greg and Robin Goodwin, Love Unlimited Ministries, Williamsport.

Pre-Release Center, 3:30 p.m., Pastor Ann Runnels, Retired United Methodist Pastor, (men) and Evangelist Dawn White, Liteshine Ministries, Williamsport, (Women).

Services during the week include:

Loyalsock Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sandy Grier, Messiah Lutheran Church, South Williamsport.

West Edwin Street Apartments, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Pastor Dorothy Anderson, Love Unlimited Ministries, Williamsport.

Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Ken Wagner-Pizza, Trinity Episcopal Church, Williamsport.

On the radio

Radio Services are provided by the following congregations:

9 a.m. (Saturday) Jersey Shore Assembly of God, WJSA 1600 AM/96.3 FM.

8:15 a.m. (Sunday) St. John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church, 1050 or 1600 AM 92/7 or 104.1 FM

9:20 a.m. (Sunday) Community Baptist Church, Montoursville, WJSA 1600 AM/96.3 FM.

11 a.m. (Sunday) Pine Street United Methodist Church, WWPA 1340 AM/101.3 FM.

Ecumenical luncheon

United Churches Wednesday noon ecumenical lunches are held each week of the school year at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St. On Wednesday, the Rev. Robert Wallace, pastor of Heshbon Park United Methodist Church in Loyalsock Township, and an author, will talk about “Christmas Stories For the Whole Family.” Luncheons include the serving of a catered $6 lunch beginning at 11:45 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Free parking is available until 1:30 p.m. in the lot north of the church. Although reservations are not needed, those not regular attendees should call United Churches at 570-322-1110 to help the caterer know how to prepare.

Devotion line

The United Churches telephone devotion line is available 24 hours a day by calling 570-322-5762. The devotions this week will be provided by Patty Gohrs, New Covenant United Church of Christ in Williamsport.