Shepherd of the Hills Church 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville. Boy Scouts: meet Monday at 7 p.m. Cub Scouts: meet Thursday at 7 p.m.
AA groups: meet at the church on Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Al Anon meets in the church on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Bechtelsville Rev. Eugene C. Zaiser, Pastor 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Trinity’s events for the upcoming week:
Sunday Worship: On Jan. 15, 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany-8:00 a.m., Contemporary Worship Service, 9:00 a.m., Sunday School, 10:15 a.m, Worship Service with Communion, the Worship Assistants will be: Greeters: Karen Irey & Betty Moore, Ushers: Michael McGowan, Kay McGowan, Dennis Schaeffer, Ron Endy, Servers: Ruth Brooke & Bobby Eshbach, Acolytes: Billy-Ray Pearce & Matt Esz, Crucifer: Nicole Kratz, Lector: Bill Brensinger, Nursery: Linda Brunner. Prayer Circle Meeting following worship
Jan. 16: 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts Jan. 17: -6: 30 p.m. Cub Scouts Jan. 18: 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice Jan. 22: Congregational meeting will be held immediately following worship. For more information: please check out our website: www.trinitybech.com
Boyertown Mennonite Church 275 Mill St., Boyertown Pastor Nelson Shenk Worship: Every Sunday morning we have Sunday School classes for all ages from 9-10 a.m., and worship at 10 a.m.
Sunday sermons: can be heard at http://boyertownmennonitechurch.org/ by clicking on “Audio of Services”. We love having visitors so come check us out. We can be reached at 610-369-1974 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Luke Lutheran Church 35 Wilson Ave. Gilbertsville
Jan. 15 Worship: the second Sunday in Epiphany. The service begins at 9:30, a.m. Communion will be celebrated. The Sr. Choir will sing, “Arise and Shine!” by Paradowski.
Tuesday evening: the Cherub Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Sr. Breakfast Group will meet Wednesday morning at Saville’s Diner, beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday evening: Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30, p.m. on Wednesday evening, and Sr. Choir at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday: Worship and Music Committee will meet Thursday night at 7 p.m. The Community Clothing Rack: will be open for drop-off from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday. Please remember to come to the lower level of the building, and enter through the door on the far right of the building.
Handbell Choir: will rehearse at 6:30, p.m. on Wednesday evening, and Sr. Choir at 7:30, p.m. Congregation Council: will meet at 6:45, p.m. on Thursday night.
Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church, Route 73 and Neiffer Road, Obelisk
Worship: St. Luke’s Praise Service will be held in the Fellowship Hall on January 15 led by the praise band, Messenger. The Rev. Paul Chapman will conduct the 8 a.m. Holy Communion and the 10:15 a.m. Praise Service at Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church, Route 73 and Neiffer Road, Obelisk. Members participating in the 8 a.m. Holy Communion Service: David Semmens, Head Usher; Joyce Brothers, Spencer Brothers, Greeters; and Judy Hunsberger, Assisting Minister. The Praise Band, Messenger, consists of members Lance Breidor on bass, guitar, and keyboard, Dennis Faust on vocals and guitar, Gail Faust on vocals and keyboard, Al Fink on guitar, Vicky Gaucker on vocals, Doug Killough on vocals, bass, guitar, John Orr on bass, David Semmens on banjo, and Bob Gehringer on drums. Members participating at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Nelson Swartley, Head Usher; Allyson Breidor, Sue Fretz, Greeters; JoAnne Murray, Alex Samsel, Ushers; Sarah Heller, Power Point, and Allyson Breidor, Reader. Free Community Dinner: Thursday, Jan. 19 in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Immediately following the dinner a wellness seminar, led by Pastor Paul Chapman, will be held. Handicapped facilities: are available. Saint Luke’s website: is www.stlukeslutheran. church.
St. Joseph’s Hill Lutheran Church Koch Road and Franklin Street in Pike Township Jan. 15: 2nd Sunday after Epiphany, Interpreter deaf and hard of hearing at 10 a.m. Worship at 7:45and 10 a.m. Sunday School for all
ages: including Confirmation, begins with an opening at 8:45 a.m. in the nave.
Jan. 18: Music and Meal Ministry (MMM) - for children K- 6; meal at 5:30 p.m., Junior Choir rehearsal at 6 p.m., Bethlehem Choir at 6:30 p.m.; Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 22: 3rd Sunday after Epiphany, Holy Communion
Website: at www. stjosephshill.com for a calendar of events, history, a pastor’s page, and Day Care and Pre-School info. Pastor Jeff Odgren’s email: email@example.com Church office phone 610-3690990.
Calvary United Church of Christ 1231 Route 100 Barto, PA 19504 610-652-5023 firstname.lastname@example.org Worship Sunday Jan. 15: 9 a.m. Sunday School and at 10:15 a.m. for a Healing and Reconciliation worship service led by Pastor Linda. This is an opportunity to seek wholeness in our lives, wholeness which comes from God.
Facebook: Everyday Pastor Linda will have a post of inspiration! You can find us on Facebook by searching Calvary United Church of Christ-Barto. The church is located at 1231 Route 100 about a 2 miles south of Bally. Visitors are always welcome. The church is handicapped accessible. The church website is www.calvaryuccbarto.org Christ Lutheran Church 222 Niantic Road Barto, PA 19504 Worship: the Second Sunday after Epiphany on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the 7:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. services. Pastor Matt Ollikainen will lead the congregation in the worship service, present the sermon and also the Children’s sermon. Confirmation Class will be held at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School will be held in the various rooms of the church basement at 9:00 a.m. Those ministering at the 7:45 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Erik Ollikainen, Lector; Sue Hoffman, Greeters/Ushers; Stephen and Sandy Hoffman. Those ministering at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Emily Francisco, Lector; Holly Francisco, and Greeters/Ushers; Holly Francisco and Mike Appold. There will be a coffee hour, hosted by the Strategic Mission Team, following the 10:15 a.m. service to reveal the church’s new “logo”.
Jan. 16: the office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
Jan. 17: at 6:30 p.m., the Daisy/Brownie Troops will meet in the social hall for a meeting. The Endowment committee will meet in room B at 7 p.m.
Jan. 18: The Bell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Senior Choir rehearsing at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19: . The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 1 p.m. in the parlor. The Junior/Ca-
dette Girl Scouts will meet Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall. God on Tap at the Bally Hotel will be held also on that Thursday evening beginning at p.m.
Jan. 20: At 1 p.m. on Friday, the Good Grief support group will gather in the parlor. Contact the church office during those hours for assistance or if a pastoral emergency and the pastor on call will be contact or number will be recorded on the answering machine.
Jan. 21: at 6:30 p.m., the F.U.N. committee is hosting Trivia Night in the social hall.
Website: www.christniantic.com for more news and information about the church and upcoming events. Huff’s Union Church Hereford Township Pastor Jane M. Kropa Sunday, Jan. 15: worship is at 8 and 10:30. Adult Sunday School is at 9:15. Sunday School is at 10:30. Manna is at 9. Jan. 12: 7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Senior Choir Jan. 12: 1 p.m. - Day Bell Choir. Jan. 16: 7p.m. - Worship & Music Jan. 17: 7:30p.m. - Bell Choir
Website: www.huffschurch.com ,Office 610845-2626