CHURCH NEWS

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St. Joseph’s Hill Church

244 Koch Road, Boy­er­town

Sept. 30 is the 19th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost, Har­vest Home.

Oct. 7 is the 20th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost, Holy Com­mu­nion at both ser­vices; Holy Bap­tism at 10am.

Ju­nior (6pm) and Se­nior (7:30pm) Choirs con­tinue on Sept. 26. Beth­le­hem Choir will re­sume Oct. 3, 4:15- 4:50pm.

Reg­u­lar Sun­day School classes on Sept. 30, with open­ing in nave at 8:45am.

Day Care News: call 610367-1980, or email hillchurch@ptd.net for regis­tra­tion in­for­ma­tion, or other ques­tions.

Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meet­ing on Oct. 3, 6pm.

Shep­herd of the Hills Church

527 Hoff­mansville Road, Bech­telsville

Bi­bles were pre­sented to the chil­dren of SOTH Preschool dur­ing church on Sept. 23.

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.

Christ Lutheran Church

325 Cov­ered Bridge Rd., Oley

Ap­ple Dumpling Sale Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To pre-order or re­serve Ap­ple Dumplings call 610-6895424 and leave a mes­sage.

Cal­vary UCC

1231 Route 100, Barto The Fall Flea Mar­ket, Craft Show and Bake Sale is Sept. 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All are wel­come to join us for 10:15 am wor­ship on Sept. 30. Linda Hol­l­i­day will be back to share her gifts of ven­tril­o­quism, hu­mor and magic. Linda joined us last year for our rally day and was well re­ceived. We had re­quests to in­vite her back, so she will be shar­ing her pro­gram as our mes­sage on this day. We hope you join us and in­vite your friends, too!

Faith For­ma­tion for all ages takes place at 9 a.m. Sun­day morn­ings. Chil­dren will meet in the Sun­day School wing and adults will meet in the Fel­low­ship hall. All are in­vited to join us!

Did you know Cal­vary has a book club? We would love for you to join us. New read­ers are al­ways wel­come. If you have ques­tions or would like to join, con­tact the church of­fice.

Good Shep­herd UCC

35 W Philadel­phia Ave., Boy­er­town

On Sept. 30, Pas­tor Matthew Hoover will de­liver the mes­sage at the 7:45 and 10:20 am Wor­ship Ser­vices (nurs­ery avail­able at sec­ond ser­vice). All are wel­come.

Sun­day: Girl Scouts at 6:30 pm; Chris­tian Jour­neys at 7 pm in Chapel.

Mon­day: Cub Scouts at 6:30 pm; Boy Scouts at 7pm.

Tues­day: Se­nior Shep­herd’s Meet­ing at 12 pm (Cov­ered Dish) with Mu­sic Pro­gram by Matt Wary; all are wel­come; Prayer Team at 4 pm.

Se­nior Shep­herds is an ac­tive group of se­niors in the Boy­er­town com­mu­nity who gather to­gether monthly with guest speak­ers who share in­for­ma­tive top­ics and/or lo­cal en­ter­tain­ment for these so­cial gath­er­ings. All se­nior mem­bers of the Boy­er­town com­mu­nity are wel­come to at­tend these meet­ings.

Wed­nes­day: Se­nior Choir Re­hearsal at 7pm.

Sat­ur­day: Re­lay for Life Pan­cake Break­fast Fundraiser from 7 am – 12 pm; Tick­ets avail­able at the door. All are wel­come. Boy­er­town Pinochle Club from 5:30 – 9 pm. All are wel­come.

Next Sun­day: Holy Com­mu­nion.

Mu­sic pro­gram in­cludes Cherub, Youth & Se­nior Choir, Can­tata Choir, Or­ches­tra and Hand­bells. All are wel­come.

Groups who meet reg­u­larly in­clude Youth, Re­lay for Life Teams, Le Leche and mul­ti­ple quilt­ing groups; call the of­fice at 610-367-2842 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Trin­ity Lutheran Church

1749 S. Main Street, Bech­telsville

Our Sun­day Wor­ship Ser­vices are 10:15 a.m., Sun­day School 9 a.m., Con­tem­po­rary Wor­ship Ser­vice 8 a.m., the 1st and 3rd Sun­days of the month. Sept. 30 is the 19th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost. Wor­ship As­sis­tants will be Greeters: Bill & Betty Hall­man, Ush­ers: Howard & Waynette Shafer, Deb­bie Dempsey & Carl Scha­ef­fer, Acolyte: Kate­lyn Dulin, Lec­tor: Os­car Smith, Nurs­ery: Janice Sheetz.

The an­nual Bas­ket Party is Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To pur­chase tick­ets, see LaRue Sheetz or Mardell Blan­ford.

The Chicken Pot Pie Din­ner is Oct. 6, 3 to 7 p.m. Ap­ple Sauce, Corn, Pep­per Cab­bage, Rolls & But­ter, Ap­ple Crisp with Ice Cream. Chil­dren 5 and Un­der Free. Take Out Or­ders will be avail­able un­til 6:45 p.m., call 610-369-1281.

Trin­ity will be par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Boy­er­town Area CROP Walk on Oct. 7, 2 p.m., 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. To par­tic­i­pate, talk to Pas­tor Gene or Kathy Far­ring­ton.

The an­nual Craft Show will be Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will have a book sign­ing by Wil­lard Car­pen­ter. Also this year, The TLC Stitch­ers are hav­ing a Silent Auc­tion on not one but two beau­ti­ful quilts. Our Book Sale will again be in the Nurs­ery, any do­na­tions of gen­tly used books for this sale will be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. There will be a few new crafters this year. Calling all Bak­ers for this years’ Bake Sale, any do­na­tions of break­fast cakes, pies, cook­ies, cakes, etc. will be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. Please dis­play show posters and lawn signs. Vol­un­teers are needed to set up the Parish Hall for the show, sup­ply lunch, and re­set­ting for church after­wards. Any ques­tions, see Cathy Yoder.

Boy Scout Troop 511 will spon­sor Hoagie Sales the 3rd Tues­day of the month. Place or­ders on the 2nd Tues­day. To vol­un­teer and to order as a new per­son, con­tact Kitty Isett. Pick up will be at the old store ev­ery month. Thank you to those who have or­dered hoa­gies in the past years.

Oct. 1: -6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts

Oct. 2: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts

Oct. 3: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitch­ers

Oct. 4: 6:30 p.m. Se­nior Choir Prac­tice, 7:30 p.m. Can­tata Prac­tice

Oct. 6: 3 p.m. Chicken Pot Pie Din­ner.

Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic

222 Niantic Road, Barto Wor­ship with us on the 19th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost on Sept. 30 at our reg­u­lar wor­ship ser­vice times of 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Bridge Pas­tor; Pas­tor David Pen­man will be lead­ing the con­gre­ga­tion in the wor­ship ser­vice, preach­ing the morn­ing ser­mon, as well as pre­sent­ing the Chil­dren’s Ser­mon at the 7:45 a.m. ser­vice. Dale Re­ichert will present the chil­dren’s ser­mon at the 10:15 a.m. ser­vice. Those min­is­ter­ing at the 7:45 a.m. ser­vice are: Acolyte; OPEN, Lec­tor; OPEN, and Greeters/Ush­ers; Stephen and Sandy Hoff­man. Those min­is­ter­ing at the 10:15 a.m. ser­vice are: Acolyte; Emily Fran­cisco, Lec­tor; Dale Re­ichert, and Greeters/Ush­ers; Nancy Fior­iglio and Holly Fran­cisco.

The Prop­erty Com­mit­tee will meet on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in room B, down­stairs in church base­ment. On Oct. 2, the Wor­ship & Mu­sic Com­mit­tee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in room B. The Bell Choir will re­hearse on Oct. 3 be­gin­ning at 6:45 p.m. fol­lowed by the Se­nior Choir re­hears­ing at 7:45 p.m.

St. Luke Lutheran Church

35 Wil­son Ave., Gil­bertsville

Our 8:30, a.m. Bi­ble Study will be held Sun­day. We will meet to ex­plore the lec­tionary read­ings of the day.

Join us at 9:30 a.m. for wor­ship on the 19th Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost. Com­mu­nion will be cel­e­brated. The Sr. Choir will sing, “A Song of Stew­ard­ship,” by Taul­man/Peter­son.

JAM (Je­sus and Me) class – chil­dren will sit with their par­ents un­til Time for the Chil­dren. At that point, they will go to JAM class, where they are in­vited to ex­pe­ri­ence the Bi­ble through a fun and imag­i­na­tive cur­ricu­lum.

Fol­low­ing wor­ship, there will be a re­fresher and/or in­tro­duc­tory ses­sion for all dea­cons, lec­tors, and sub­dea­cons, or those want­ing to be dea­cons, lec­tors, and sub­dea­cons. If you can’t be at Sun­day’s ses­sion, come Tues­day night!!

The Youth Choir will meet Tues­day night at 6:30 p.m. Prop­erty Com­mit­tee will meet at 7, fol­lowed by Wor­ship and Mu­sic Com­mit­tee at 7 p.m.

The Com­mu­nity Cloth­ing Rack will be open on Wed­nes­day for cloth­ing dona­tion. We now re­turn to our fall sched­ule be­ing open from 1-4 p.m.

Hand­bell Choir will re­hearse on Wed­nes­day at 6:30 p.m. The Sr. Choir will re­hearse Wed­nes­day at 7:30 p.m.

Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee will meet Thurs­day at 6:30 p.m., fol­lowed by Fi­nance Com­mit­tee at 7 p.m.

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