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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.