Good Shepherd UCC
35 W. PHILADELPHIA AVE., BOYERTOWN On Nov. 11, Pastor Matthew Hoover will deliver the message at the 7:45 and 10:20 am for Sunday 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.
Wednesday: Cantata Choir Rehearsal at 7 pm; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 8pm.
Saturday: White Elephant Sale on Nov. 17 from 8 am to 12 pm. Rows of used items to buy: home décor, kitchen items, holiday decorations, clothes, books, jewelry and more! Tasty breakfast, baked goods and homemade caramels for sale, too. All are welcome.
Nov. 28: Relay For Life (Bark for Life Team) Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 8 pm; Tickets available at the door; All are welcome. Music program includes the following: 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 610-3672842.
St. Joseph’s Hill Church
244 KOCH ROAD, BOYERTOWN
Nov. 18: Thankoffering Sunday, One service at 10am (no 7:45 service), Congregational Meeting follows the 10am service. Nov. 21: Thanksgiving Eve service at St. Joseph’s, 7pm Nov. 25: Christ the King Sunday (last Sunday after Pentecost) Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30pm) Choirs continue on Nov. 14. Bethlehem Choir meets Nov. 14, 4:20- 4:50pm Regular Sunday School classes on Nov. 11, with opening in nave at 8:45am Thanks to those who helped with raking leaves on Oct. 28! WELCA candy making Nov. 13, 16, 17, 30. Weight Loss group (TBMP) meeting on Nov. 14, 6pm. November Blood Drive: Date change from the usual 3rd Tuesday to Monday, Nov. 19, 2-7pm Spiritual Renewal Workshop: Nov. 10, 9am-noon, in the nave.
Shepherd of the Hills Church 527 HOFFMANSVILLE ROAD,
BECHTELSVILLE The Visitation Team will hold
a team meeting Nov. 11 at noon. The Prime Timers Ministry will hold a planning meeting on Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. 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.
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 9:30a.m. on Sunday for worship. Sunday is Veterans Day, and we will observe it during the service. Communion will be celebrated. The Sr. Choir will sing, “The Mansions of the Lord,” by Wallace/ Glennie-Smith. The handbell choir will ring, “Simple Gifts,” by McChesney. Veterans who are members of St. Luke are Bob Ballantyne, Michael Burkhart, Roy Geiger, Sr., Vince Harris, Larry Hoffa, Rick Huss, Ian Ingram, Rick Ingram, Stuart Levengood, Paul McFarland, Eugene Musser, The Rev. Donald Nice, Clayton Rhoads, Dan Rome, and Dale Shaner. Gentlemen, we salute you and thank you!! JAM (Jesus and Me) class – The participants will sit with their families in church until after “Time for the Children.” Then, they will go to JAM Class, and return for a blessing or communion. Those interested will meet for Rock Painting in Memorial Hall following worship! The event is sponsored by the Evangelism Team of St. Luke! Women’s Bible Study will meet Sunday at noon at the home of Leslie Romasco. Catechism will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Pottstown. The Endowment Committee will meet Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Senior Breakfast Group will meet Wednesday at 8 a.m. at Saville’s. Also, on Wednesday, the Community Clothing Rack is open from 1 to 4 p.m. for distribution. Handbell Choir will rehearse on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Sr. Choir will rehearse Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. From Thursday until Saturday, St. Luke’s upstairs will be transformed into our annual Craft Show venue! Please join in the fun on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for local crafters, homemade soups, food, fun, fellowship and Grandma’s Attic.
Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic 222 NIANTIC ROAD, BARTO
Worship with us on 25th Sunday after Pentecost on Nov. 11 at our one worship service at 9 a.m. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman, will be leading the congregation in the worship service, preach the morning sermon, as well as present the Children’s Sermon. The Blessing of the Prayer Shawls and Quilts will be held during the service. Confirmation will be held at 9 a.m. in room I. Those ministering at the 9 a.m. service are Acolyte; Jonathan Lewis, Lector; Kelly Shade, and Greeters/Ushers; Kelly and Catherine Shade. Immediately following the worship service, the semi-annual Congregational Meeting will be held to vote on the 2019 Council, approve the 2019 Budget as well as vote on the service time change. If you are a voting member, please plan on attending to cast your vote. On Nov. 13, the December Niantic News articles are due into the church office and then at 7:30 p.m. that evening, the Finance committee will meet in room B. There will be no CLC Choirs on Nov. 14, but those who want to participate in the Joint Thanksgiving Eve Choir please come to Trinity Lutheran, Bechtelsville at 7 p.m. for rehearsal. Members will join Calvary UCC members as well as Bally Mennonite and the surrounding community for a Keystone-Miller Blood Drive on Nov. 15 from 2:30 – 7:30 p.m. Later that evening at 6:30 p.m., the Junior/ Cadette Girl Scout troop will meet in the social hall.
Trinity Lutheran Church 1749 S. MAIN ST., BECHTELSVILLE
Nov. 11 is the 25th Sunday after Pentecost with 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service. The Worship Assistants will be Greeters: Cathy Yoder & Heidi Yescavage, Ushers: Dan & Kathy Kuser and Kurt Yescavage, Debbie Dempsey, Acolyte: Katelyn Dulin, Lector: Mardell Blanford, Nursery: Janice Sheetz. Prayer Circle & Relay for Life Meetings to follow, 6 p.m. Confirmation Class. Trinity welcomed into membership: Lisa Donelson, Mary Keirsey, Mildred Merkel and Laura Moser, May God’s blessings be upon them as they join our fellowship! Boy Scout Troop 511 Hoagie Sales are the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Place orders on the 2nd Tuesday. Contact Kitty Isett. Pick up will be at the old store every month. Trinity will host this year’s Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21 with the following churches and choirs alsoparticipating: Christ Lutheran Niantic, Most Blessed Sacrament, Calvary United Church of Christ, Bally Mennonite Church. Please join us for this special event. A social hour will be held in the Parish Hall following the service. Please bring a refreshment to share.
Nov. 12: 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts Nov. 13: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, 7 p.m. Council Mtg. Nov. 14: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers, 7 p.m. Choir Practice for Thanksgiving Eve Service Nov. 15: 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice, 7:30 p.m. Cantata Practice.