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., Rick Douglas, Door Fellowship, Williamsport.

HCR Manor Care South, 2 p.m., Pastor Gary Runtas, GAP Fellowship, Williamsport.

Valley View Nursing Home, 2 p.m., the Rev. Sam Hwang, First Presbyterian Church, Williamsport.

Aristocare at Loyalsock, 2 p.m., the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, United Churches of Lycoming County.

HCR Manor Care North, 2:15 p.m., Pastor Dawn White, Lite-Shine Ministries, Williamsport.

Rose View Center, 2:15 p.m., Zavon and Sylvia Braggs, Mount Zion New Life Center, Roaring Branch.

Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., No service.

The Meadows, 3 p.m., Connie Conture, Almond Branch Ministries, Williamsport.

Pre-Release Center, 3:30 p.m., the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, United Churches of Lycoming County, (men); Pastor Ann Runnels, Retired United Methodist Pastor, (women).

Services during the week include:

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

Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Jerry Cline, retired United Methodist pastor, Williamsport.

On the radio

Radio Services are provided by the following congregations:

8:30 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, Jan Ulmer, senior manager of Mission Delivery for the East Central Division of the American Cancer Society, will talk about “Helping Others Celebrate More Birthdays.” 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 the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, of the United Churches of Lycoming County.