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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.

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