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The Boyertown Area Times - - RELIGION - THURS­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 7, 2017

Shep­herd of the Hills Church 527 Hoff­mansville Road, Bech­telsville. The Montco-Berks Golden Age Club will meet at Shep­herd of the Hills Church on Thurs­day, Sept. 7, 2:00 p.m. The pro­gram will be Ken Hause­man on the pi­ano. An end of Sum­mer Luau will be held on the church lawn Satur­day, Sept. 9, from5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The nor­mal fall sched­ule will re­sume on Sun­day with Sun­day school classes re­con­ven­ing at 9:15 a.m. Boy Scouts meet Mon­day at 7:00p.m. AA groups meet at the church on Wed­nes­days at 8:00 p.m., Thurs­days at 12:15 p.m. and Satur­days at 10:00 a.m. Al Anon meets in the church on Tues­days at 8:00 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: We wor­ship Sun­days at 10:15 a.m., Sun­day School 9:00 a.m., Con­tem­po­rary Wor­ship Ser­vice 8:00 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sun­days of the month. Har­vest Home - Non­per­ish­able items will be col­lected for Multi Ser­vice dur­ing the month of Septem­ber. As we cel­e­brate Har­vest Home on Septem­ber 17th, let us share na­ture’s bounty with those who are less for­tu­nate. Mark your cal­en­dars for our Bas­ket Party, Satur­day, Septem­ber 30th, 11:00A.M.-1:00P.M., (doors open at 10:30 A.M.) Tick­ets are $15. Food will be avail­able to pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion and to pur­chase tick­ets, please see LaRue Sheetz or Mardell Blan­ford. Trin­ity will be par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Boyertown Area CROP Walk on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 1st, 2 PM, at the Cen­ter at Spring Street. The CROP Walk is a com­mu­nity event that raises money to fight hunger both here in Boyertown and around the world. If you’d like to par­tic­i­pate, please talk to Pas­tor Gene or Kathy Far­ring­ton. Please join us for the Chicken Pot Pie Din­ner, Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 7th, The din­ner in­cludes ap­ple sauce, corn, pep­per cab­bage, rolls & but­ter, ap­ple crisp with ice cream. 3:00PM-7:00PM. Prices: Adults $9.00, Chil­dren ages 6-12 $4.50, Chil­dren Ages 5 and un­der Free. Take out or­ders will be avail­able un­til 6:45P.M. Please call 610369-1281. CRAFT SHOW – Please sup­port the craft show on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 21st, if you are a crafter or know some­one who is, also by do­nat­ing used books, help­ing out on the day of the show for an hour or two, or by shop­ping! In the mean time, please help us pro­mote the Craft Show by tak­ing a Craft Show Poster and hang­ing it in a pub­lic place which you may fre­quent! Thank you! Any ques­tions, please see Cathy Yoder. Mark your cal­en­dars, the Christ­mas Can­tata will be Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17th, “The Song Heard ‘Round the World” by Joseph Martin at the 10:15 a.m. ser­vice. En­core pre­sen­ta­tion will be Sun­day, Jan­uary 7, 2018 at 3:00PM WAWA HOA­GIES—As part of a Re­lay for Life Fundraiser, we are sell­ing WAWA Shorti Hoagie Gift Cards for $4.00. Please stop by the Scrip ta­ble af­ter church on Sun­day or you can stop by the church of­fice (Mon­dayThurs­day 9-2) to pur­chase them. Please par­tic­i­pate in Trin­ity’s Gift Card Pro­gram: With ev­ery pur­chase, Trin­ity earns a per­cent­age of ev­ery dol­lar you spend. Our Gift Card pro­gram in­cludes: Weis Mar­kets, Red­ners Ware­house & Gi­ant Foods. Scrip Cards can also be pur­chased for your fa­vorite restau­rants and stores. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or for a list of re­tail­ers who par­tic­i­pate in Scrip, please con­tact Pat Brensinger or www.glscrip.com You may spon­sor Al­tar Flow­ers, the price for one vase is $25.00 and $50.00 for two vases, please see Mary Sny­der. You may also spon­sor the bul­letins for $15.00 per week. When spon­sor­ing flow­ers, please use a flower en­ve­lope found in the rack in the narthex or clearly mark the en­ve­lope. “Flow­ers” If you spon­sored flow­ers in the past but no longer wish to, please let Mary Sny­der or the church of­fice know. Need a ride? We have vol­un­teers in the con­gre­ga­tion who are will­ing to pro­vide trans­porta­tion to med­i­cal ap­point­ments, etc., for those who can’t find a ride. Please con­tact Pas­tor Zaiser 610-322-0901 if you need a ride or would like to vol­un­teer as a driver. Trin­ity’s events for the up­com­ing week: Sun­day, Septem­ber 10thRally Day - 14 Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost-9:00 a.m. Sun­day School, 10:15 Wor­ship Ser­vice, the Wor­ship As­sis­tants will be: Greeters: Bill & Pat Ed­dinger, Ush­ers: Kurt Yescav­age, Gene Rei­de­nauer, Bill Ed­dinger & Os­car Smith, Acolyte: Bradley Yescav­age, Cru­cifer: Nicole Kratz, Lec­tor: Den­nis Yoder, Nurs­ery: Heidi Yescav­age. Legacy Pre­sen­ta­tion by Ott Funeral Home fol­low­ing wor­ship. Mon­day, Septem­ber 11th-6:30 pm. Boy Scouts, Tues­day, Septem­ber 12th-6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, 7:00 pm. Coun­cil Mtg., Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 13th-6:30 pm. Sewing Club, Thurs­day, Septem­ber 14th-6:30 p.m. Se­nior Choir Prac­tice, 7:30 p.m. Wor­ship & Mu­sic Mtg. For more in­for­ma­tion, please check out our web­site: www.trin­i­ty­bech.com Boyertown Men­non­ite Church 275 Mill St., Boyertown Pas­tor Nel­son Shenk Ev­ery Sun­day morn­ing we have Sun­day School classes for all ages from 9-10 a.m., and wor­ship at 10 o’clock. We also have quilt­ing on the 2nd and 4th Wed­nes­days of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Sun­day ser­mons can be heard athttp:// 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 bmc19512@ya­hoo.com St. Luke Lutheran Church 35 Wil­son Ave. Gil­bertsville On the four­teenth Sun­day of Pen­te­cost, please join us at 9:30, a.m. for the ser­vice. Holy Com­mu­nion will be cel­e­brated. We will con­tinue our “Sim­ply Sum­mer” wor­ship, where we use the Ser­vice of Word and Prayer. This Sun­day is our an­nual out­door wor­ship and Rally Day Pic­nic, both held in our pavil­ion. The se­nior choir will sing. The Cherub Choir will re­sume re­hearsals on Tues­day nights at 6:30. The Com­mu­nity Cloth­ing Rack will be open for dis­tri­bu­tion on Wed­nes­day from 1:00-4:00, p.m. Many thanks to all who give of them­selves, their tal­ents, and their time for this vi­tal com­mu­nity min­istry! The hand­bell choir will re­hearse Wed­nes­day night at 6:30, and Se­nior Choir re­hearses at 7:30… new mem­bers are al­ways wel­come! Con­gre­ga­tion Coun­cil will meet Thurs­day night at 6:45, p.m. We wel­come Pas­tor Mary Ann Siefke to her first St. Luke coun­cil meet­ing! St. Joseph’s Hill Lutheran Church Koch Road and Franklin Street in Pike Town­ship Wor­ship news: Septem­ber 10- 14th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost; Rally Sun­day- wor­ship ser­vices re­turn to 7:45 & 10am; In­ter­preter at 10am Septem­ber 17- 15th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost, Bless­ing of the An­i­mals at 10am ser­vice CHOIR IN­FOR­MA­TION: The Ju­nior Choir (grades 3-6) kick-off is Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 6, 6-7pm; Se­nior Choir re­hearsals re­con­vene on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 6, 7:30-8:30pm. Bethlehem Choir (K-2), be­gins on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 4 (time TBA). Chris­tian Ed­u­ca­tion News: Rally Sun­day event- Septem­ber 10, 8:30am, Project for Safe Berks fol­low­ing morn­ing wor­ship Day Care News: - A 10% dis­count is avail­able for church fam­i­lies. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 610-367-1980 or email hillchurch@ptd.net Youth and Chil­dren News: Up­com­ing Fall sched­ule TBA Other news: - Thanks to all who helped with the Duryea Day food stand - Weight Loss group (TBMP)- next meet­ing on Wed­nes­day, Sept. 6, 6pm - Oley Fair (Sept. 21-23)sign-up sheet for vol­un­teers is on the sign-up bulletin board - Meal and Mu­sic Min­istry re­sumes Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 4, 5:30pm - Boscov’s Friends Help­ing Friends passes avail­able. Event sched­uled for Oc­to­ber 17. Ben­e­fits WELCA. - Holy Land trip in Jan­uary 2018- for more info, please con­tact Rev. Caitlin Kurtz at pas­tor­ck­urtz@gmail.com - Sim­ply Giv­ing pro­gram now avail­able- pa­per reg­is­tra­tion forms at church, or online through a link on our Web­site - Our Fel­low­ship Hall is avail­able for event use. We can ac­com­mo­date bridal show­ers, baby show­ers, wed­ding an­niver­saries, birthday par­ties, AA, NA, Weight Watch­ers, and more. Please call Jill, Church Sec­re­tary, at 610369-0990 “Like” our Face­book pagewww.face­book.com/stjoeshill Huff’s Union Church Here­ford Town­ship Pas­tor Jane M. Kropa Sun­day, Septem­ber 10th Rally Day/Kick Off. Wor­ship is at 8:00 and the 10:30 a.m. ser­vice is Outdoors. Chil­dren meet in the park at 9:15 a.m. Adult Sun­day School is at 9:15. Sun­day School is at 10:30. Cov­ered dish is in the park at 11:30 a.m. Please bring food to share. Sun­day, Septem­ber 10th - Con­fir­mands meet in the Chapel. Mon­day, Septem­ber 11th Coun­cil Meet­ing Choirs do not prac­tice for the sum­mer. They will start again be­gin­ning Thurs­day, Septem­ber 7th at 7:30. Any­one in­ter­ested in choirs may con­tact Mrs. Glo­ria A. Adams at 610-914-8116.

Web­site: www.huff­schurch.com , Of­fice 610-8452626.

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