CALVARY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 9 N. Main St., Dover, holds a Sunday traditional worship service at 8:30 a.m. and a contemporary service at 11 a.m., featuring the band CrossRoads. Both services feature a children's message, special music and Communion. Nursery care is available. Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m. Youth activities include a youth choir and youth groups for students in elementary, middle and high school. There is a coffee fellowship between services. The church is handicapped-accessible. The Rev. John M. Woods is pastor. For details, call 717-292-3891; or visit

CARPENTER'S WORKSHOP FELLOWSHIP, 57 Church St., Seven Valleys, offers Sunday school at 9 a.m., fellowship from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. For details, call 717-428-2060.

CHRIST (ROTH'S) LUTHERAN CHURCH, 580 Roth's Church Road, Jackson Township, holds a Sunday worship service with Holy Communion at 9 a.m. For details, call the church office at 717-225-3991.

CHURCH OF THE OPEN DOOR, 8 Carlisle Court, West Manchester Township, a nondenominational fellowship, offers worship services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Services blend traditional and contemporary music. A new Sunday service called The Gathering will meet 11:11 a.m. in the Family Life Center. This live worship will feature the Pastor's pre-recorded message shown on a giant screen.


The service will have a relaxed feel with tables and chairs, coffee and cookies and a more interactive worship. Child care is offered during all services. Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m., women and children through 12th grade are invited to attend community Bible study, a non-denominational, in-depth Bible study. The group will look at the lives of King Solomon, Elijah, Elisha and others in the Old Testament. Senior pastor is Robert Riedy. For details, visit; email; or call the church office at 717-767-6491.

· 1 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month, Interwoven, a knitting and crocheting ministry. The group makes items that are donated to charities in the local community. Knitting and crocheting can be taught to those who would like to learn. For details, call Dinah Deuel at 717-292-4647.

· 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, GriefShare "Surviving the Holidays" seminar in Room 302 of the church. For details, call Bill Workman at 717-747-1698.

· 6 p.m. Dec. 2, A Christmas Celebration: "Twas the Night of Jesus' Birth." Jessica & Friends Community and Church of the Open Door Disabilities Ministry invite all to attend an evening featuring music, drama, creative movement and fine arts. Participants are all individuals with developmental disabilities. There is no fee; refreshments will be served following the program

· 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 and

7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, "Gloria! A Christmas Celebration." Join us for dessert and an evening of music celebrating the birth of our Savior. Doors open ½ hour before event. For free tickets, call 717-767-6491 or email

· 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 24, Christmas Eve candlelight services. Nursery provided at the 4 and 6 p.m. services.

CONNECTIONS FELLOWSHIP OF CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH in Dillsburg sponsors a chess clinic for all ages at 6:30 p.m. the first Friday of the month at the Family Center, 203 Mumper Lane, Dillsburg. For details, call 717-599-2701.

DOVER BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4510 Bull Road, Dover Township, will host Wonderful Wednesdays at Bethany from 6 to 8 p.m. Programs include Kids Klub for children from 4years old through third grade, junior youth fellowship for fourth- through sixth-graders, youth fellowship for seventh- through 12th-graders, and adult Bible study. Nursery will be provided for children 3 and younger. A light supper starts at 6 p.m. in the social hall. Children and youth programs follow at 6:30 p.m.; adult Bible study at 7 p.m. All are welcome. For details, call 717-292-2716.

FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH, 3380 Fox Run Road, Dover Township, offers worship services 6 p.m. Saturdays and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. For details, visit or call the church at 717-779-0400. The Rev. Dennis Hall, the Rev. Richard Thornton and the Rev. John Harman are pastors.

· 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Faith Weavers, for 4-year-olds through sixth-grade, featuring lessons, singing, crafts, snacks, games and fun. Offered free of charge and open to everyone. For details, call 717-779-0400 or email

HARMONY GROVE COMMUNITY CHURCH, 6390 Harmony Grove Road, Dover Township, offers Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday services include prayer meeting for adults, Kids for Christ (6- to 12-year-olds) and youth group (seventh through 12th grades) at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The Rev. Jim Crosley is pastor. For details, visit or call the church office at 717-292-3659.

LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH, 5005 Carlisle Road, Dover Township, offers Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. featuring clear Bible preaching and heart-stirring music. Wednesday services for all ages at 7 p.m. includes Kids Klub for ages 2 through sixth-grade, Youth Ablaze for teens and Walking Through the Word adult Bible study. Nursery is provided for each service. The Rev. Sterling E. Walsh Jr. is pastor. For details, call 717-292-5000 or visit

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, at the Old Seven Valleys Elementary School, Maple and Main streets, Seven Valleys, offers Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. and Sunday school will be 11:30 a.m. Before the service, a private, personal prayer time will be offered at 9:30 a.m. For details, call Pastor Bill Read at 717-428-9100 or email

NEW CREATION COMMUNITY CHURCH, 3005 Emig Mill Road, Dover Township, offers an early service at 8 a.m., regular service at 9:30 a.m. and parallels evening service at 6 p.m. Sundays. Nursery and Junior Church are offered during the 9:30 a.m. service. For details, call the church office at 717-764-0252 or email

ST. JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH, 25 N. Adams St., West York, offers first Wednesday services at noon. A brief half-hour meaningful service of Holy Communion, prayers for healing and anointing of oil, for ourselves or on behalf of others. For details, call 717-854-7198.

ST. JACOBS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 100 E. George St., New Salem, will present a free family movie "Polar Express" on Nov. 30. Doors open at 6 p.m.; movie at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, popcorn, snacks and drinks provided. For details, call 717-792-4326 or visit www.southernyorkcounty/churches/stjacobs.

ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST OF STOVERSTOWN, 2173 Stoverstown Road, North Codorus Township, offers Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m and Sunday school at 9 a.m. For details about church services or programs, call 717-225-6357 or visit

ST. PAUL'S WOLF'S EVANGELICAL CONVENANT CHURCH, 4501 Wolfs Church Road, West Manchester Township, offers Sunday school for all ages at 10:15 a.m. For details call 717-792-0731.

ST. ROSE OF LIMA CHURCH holds Sunday Mass at St. Rose of Lima School, 115 N. Biesecker Road, Jackson Township. Mass is celebrated at the school at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. This is in addition to the Mass schedule at the church. All events are open to the public. For details, call the church office at 717-846-4935.

ST. STEPHEN'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1569 W. Market St., West York, offers Sunday worship at 9 a.m., led by the Rev. W. Arthur Grahe. A Bible study, led by Pastor Grahe, is held 12:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at September House Senior Center, 1251 W. King St., York. For details, call 717-843-0826.

TRINITY (ROTH'S) UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 6417 Church Road, Jackson Township, offers Sunday school at 9 a.m. and traditional Sunday worship service at 10:15 a.m. The Rev. Gene Edwards is Pastor. For details, call 717-793-8888.

ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1030 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township, offers Lifetree Café 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Lifetree Café is a comfortable place and time to gather weekly to explore life and faith. Join in for compelling stories about fascinating people, stories from the news, stories from our own lives. Free and open to the public. Tuesday, Nov. 27, "The Mystery of Prayer." For details, call 717-843-5261.