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. Ronald Shellhamer, Semi-retired Lutheran Pastor, Williamsport.

HCR Manor Care South, 2 p.m., Evangelist Dawn White, Lite-shine Ministries, Williamsport.

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., Sara Bower, Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, Loyalsock Township.

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

Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, United Churches of Lycoming County.

Pre-Release Center, 3:30 p.m. Neil Smith, Williamsport, (men); Evangelist Dawn White, Lite-shine Ministries, Williamsport, (Women).

Services during the week include:

Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, Gail Landers, New Covenant United Church of Christ, 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.

10 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. The next gathering will be September 13th. The programs include the serving of a catered $6 lunch beginning at 11:45 in the church fellowship hall. Free parking is available until 1:30 in the lot north of the church. Though 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 Pastors Jim and Kathy Behrens. The Rev. Dr. James Behrens is pastor of the Bethel and Mill Creek United Methodist Churches. Pastor Kathy Behrens ministers to the Wallis Run United Methodist Charge.