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. Ron Shellhamer, area Lutheran pastor, Williamsport.

HCR Manor Care South, 2 p.m., Sara Bower, Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, Loyalsock Township.

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

Aristacare, 2 p.m. the Rev. James Bixler, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Loyalsock Township.

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

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

Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., Lenora Georges, Holy Cross Orthodox Church, Loyalsock Township.

The Hillside, 3:15 p.m., the Rev. David Letscher, Bethany Lutheran Church, Montoursville.

Pre-Release Center, 3:30 p.m. Neil Smith, Door Fellowship, Williamsport, (men); the Rev. Velinda Smith, New Life Wake Up Ministry Inc., Williamsport. (women).

Services during the week include:

West Edwin Street Apartments, 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Bradley Walmer, New Covenant United Church of Christ, Williamsport.

Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, Anthony Mileto, St. John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church, 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, Sandy Nelson, a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Quiggleville, will share about her trips to Liberia in a message titled “Mission in Liberia.” 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 lots 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 Pastor Derek Smith, of New Life Wake Up Ministry Inc. in Williamsport.