Shepherd of the Hills Church 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville. Hurricane relief monetary donations will be received until Oct. 8. All funds collected will be sent to Samaritan’s Purse. Visitor’s training will be held at noon on Sunday for those who could not attend the previous training. Boy Scouts meet Monday at 7:00 p.m. Cub Scouts meet Thursday at 7:00 p.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: Our Sunday Services are 10:15 a.m., Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Contemporary Worship Service 8:00 a.m., the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. 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 $15.00. Food will be available to purchase. We are looking for donations of filled baskets. 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! 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 610-966-5199 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 (610-473-8885) 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, October 1st - 17th Sunday after PentecostWorld Wide Communion, 8:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service with Communion, 9:00 a.m., Sunday School & New Members Class, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service with Communion, the Worship Assistants will be: Greeters: Karen Irey & Betty Moore, Ushers: Bill Eddinger, Dennis Yoder, Kay McGowan, Bill Wiles, Servers: Ruth Brooke & Sheila Eddinger, Acolyte: Mackenzie Moyer, Crucifer: Cody Moyer, Lector: Linda Brunner, Nursery: Maddy Wyda, 2:00 p.m. Crop Walk, 6:00 p.m. Confirmation Class, Monday, October 2nd-6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, Tuesday, October 3rd-6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, Wednesday, October 4th-6:30 p.m. Sewing Club, Thursday, October 5th-6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice, 7:30 p.m. Cantata Practice. For 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 email@example.com
St. Luke Lutheran Church 35 Wilson Ave. Gilbertsville On Sunday, we’ll observe the 16th Sunday of Pentecost. The Adult Bible Study Class meets at 8:30 a.m.
Please join us at 9:30, a.m. for the worship service. Holy Communion will be celebrated. The Senior Choir will sing, “Canon of Praise,” by Pachelbel/Hopson. Following the service, A Reformation: 500Years Celebration study group will meet. Many thanks to Pastor Donald Nice, Pastor Luther Johnson, and Pastor Mary Ann Siefke for leading this group. The Cherub Choir will rehearse Tuesday night at 6:30, p.m. The Property Committee will also meet at 6:30 p.m., and Worship and Music Committee will meet at 7:00 p.m. The Community Clothing Rack will be open for distribution on Wednesday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Come out and volunteer your time with this beneficial community ministry! On Wednesday evening, the handbell choir rehearses at 6:30, p.m., and the Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m Executive Committee will meet on Thursday night at 6:30, p.m., followed by Finance Committee at 7:00 p.m. October has arrived! Please join us Sundays for worship at 9:30, a.m.! All are welcome. St. Joseph’s Hill Lutheran Church Koch Road and Franklin Street in Pike Township Worship news: October 1- 17th Sunday after Pentecost; Holy Communion; Interpreter at 10 October 8- 18th Sunday after Pentecost, Praise Band at 10am, Interpreter at 10 CHOIR INFORMATION: The Junior Choir rehearses on Wednesdays, 6-6:30pm; Senior Choir rehearses on Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm. Bethlehem Choir (K-2), begins on Wednesday, October 4 (time TBA). Christian Education News: Regular Sunday School classes for Pre-K thru Adult, 8:45- 9:45am, with an opening in the nave at 8:45am Day Care News: - A 10% discount is available for church families. For more information, please call 610-367-1980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Youth and Children News: October 1- Regular youth group meeting, 2:30-4pm October 6- Hayride/corn maze at Wilcox Farm. Time TBA October 15- Regular meeting, 2:30-4pm October 29- Regular meeting, 2:30-4pm Other news: - Weight Loss group (TBMP)- next meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6pm - Meal and Music Ministry resumes Wednesday, October 4, 5:30pm - Workshop- “Church: Still Reforming or The Myth of the Good Old Days,” October 14 at Nativity Lutheran Church, Allentown - 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 email@example.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 610-369-0990 Like” our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/stjoeshill St. Joseph’s is located at the intersection of Koch Road and Orchard Road in Pike Township (mailing address: 244 Koch Road, Boyertown, 19512). The building is handicapped accessible. All are welcome to worship and other events held at St. Joseph’s Hill. Please visit our web site at www.stjosephshill.com for a calendar of events, history, a pastor’s page, and Day Care and PreSchool link. Pastor Jeff Odgren’s email: pastor@ stjosephshill.com Church Office email: secretary@ stjosephshill.com Worship times: Regular schedule, with worship services at 7:45 & 10am. Interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing normally on 1st and 2nd Sundays of the month. Sunday School: Regular schedule will resume on September 17, 8:45-9:45am. Church office phone 610369-0990; fax 610-3690912; email at secretary@ stjosephshill.com Day Care and Pre-School phone 610-367-1980; email firstname.lastname@example.org Worship/activity cancellation info: call the church office and wait for message, go online to wfmz.com, or check WBYN-FM, Boyertown. Christ Lutheran Church 222 Niantic Road Barto, PA 19504 We invite you to join us on the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at our worship hours of 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Rev. Matthew Ollikainen will lead the congregation in a Holy Communion worship service; deliver the message for the day and the Children’s Sermon. AQ & A Session regarding the new Educational Worship will be held in the parlor. Confirmation will be held at 9:00 a.m. in room I of the church. Sunday School and Adult Sunday School classes have concluded and will resume with a new program beginning on October 22 at 9:00 a.m. Those ministering at the 7:45 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Evan Shade; Lector; Kelly Shade, Communion Assist; Stephen Hoffman and Greeters/Ushers; Roxanne and Butch Fox. Those ministering at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Jackson Moser; Lector: Heather Moser; Communion Assist; Heather Moser and Ushers/ Greeters: Cheryl and Brian Barr. Members of the congregation will be participating in the CROP Walk, which will begin at Boyertown Multi-Service at 2 p.m. with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. The Property Committee will meet on Monday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m. in room B of the church. On Tuesday, October 3, the Worship and Music committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in room B of the church and Daisy troop #1206 and Brownie troop #1661 will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall. The Bell Choir will rehearse on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Senior Choir rehearsing at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, October 5, the church office will be open from 9 a.m. till 12 noon and that at 6:30 p.m. that evening, Junior Troop #1730 and Cadette Troop #1994 will gather in the social hall. The office will be open on Friday, Octo-
ber 6 from 9 a.m. till 12 noon and then at 1:00 p.m., the Good Grief Group will gather in the parlor. The church is located at 222 Niantic Road between Routes 663 and 100 about a mile east of Bally. An Edu/ Worship for all ages is held at 9:00 a.m. beginning on October 22 in the sanctuary. Visitors are always welcome! The church is handicapped accessible and air conditioned! Visit the church’s website at www. christniantic.com for more news and information about the church and upcoming events. 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, October 1st - Worship is at 8:00 and the 10:30 a.m. Continuous Communion at both worship services. Adult Sunday School is at 9:15. Sunday School is at 10:30. Tuesday, September 26th - QPR - Suicide Prevention Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 27th - Children’s Choir - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 28th Sr. Choir - 7:30 p.m. - Anyone interested in choirs may contact Mrs. Gloria A. Adams at 610-914-8116. Saturday, September 30th - Men’s Group - Pied Piper Restaurant - 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 3rd - Bell Choir - 7:30 p.m. Website: www.huffschurch. com , Office 610-845-2626.