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. John Butler, Wings of Love Community Church, South Williamsport.
HCR Manor Care North, 2:15 p.m., Kelly Erhard, Bethel United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
HCR Manor Care South, 2 p.m., Sara Bower, South Williamsport United Methodist Church.
Pre-Release Center, 3:30 p.m. Yokefellow (men), Yokefellow (women).
Valley View Nursing Home, 2 p.m., the Rev. Kraig Faust, St. John's-Newberry United Methodist Church.
Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., the Rev. Dr. James Behrens, Trinity United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
Assisted Living Centers: None scheduled.
Services during the week include:
William Hepburn Apartments, 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
Williamsport Sycamore Manor, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Michael's Lutheran Church Women, Quiggleville.
Williamsport Housing for the Elderly, 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Ken Wagner-Pizza, Trinity Episcopal, Church, Williamsport.
Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Jerry Cline, retired United Methodist Clergy.
Roseview Center, 2 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. Larry Waltz, retired American Baptist pastor.
On the radio
Radio Services are provided by the following congregations:
8 a.m. The Salvation Army "Salvation Sounds," WWPA 1340 AM.
9 a.m. (Saturday) Jersey Shore Assembly of God, WJSA 1600 AM/96.3 FM.
9:20 a.m. Community Baptist Church, Montoursville, WJSA 1600 AM/96.3 FM.
10 a.m. Church of the Savior, Lutheran, Williamsport, WRAK 1400 AM/WRKK 1200 AM.
10:50 a.m. Pine Street United Methodist Church, WWPA 1340 AM.
11 a.m. Covenant-Central Presbyterian Church, WRAK 1400 AM/WRKK 1200 AM.
Radio News Show provided by United Churches:
9:15 a.m. Sunday: Religious News And Views: reporter this week is the Rev. Dr. Jim Behrens, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, Williamsport, WRAK 1400 AM/WRKK 1200 AM.
United Churches Wednesday noon ecumenical lunches are held each week of the school year at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St. This Wednesday (Jan. 4), the Rev. Gwen Bernstine, director of the United Churches of Lycoming County, will be the speaker. She will discuss ways of "Living Fully in 2012." The serving of a catered $6 lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Free parking is available in the lot north of the church. Although reservations are not needed, those not regular attendees should call United Churches at 322-1110 to help the caterer know how many to prepare for.
The United Churches telephone devotion line is available 24 hours a day by calling 322-5762. The devotionalist next week will be Pastors Jim and Kathy Behrens. Pastor Kathy is part of the pastoral team at the Loyalsock and Wallis Run United Methodist Parish. The Rev. Dr. James Behrens is the pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1971 Lycoming Creek Road.