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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.

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, Pioneer Club, a church-sponsored midweek program for kids in preschool through sixth grade. Refreshments will be served and Pioneers Clubs will be offered free of charge and are open to everyone who is interested. 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 (ages 6 to 12) 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.