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St. Joseph’s Hill Church

244 Koch Road, Boy­er­town

Nov. 25: Christ the King Sun­day (last Sun­day af­ter Pen­te­cost)

Dec. 2: 1st Sun­day of Ad­vent, Holy Com­mu­nion, Read­ings and Carols.

Ju­nior (6pm) and Se­nior (7:30pm) Choirs con­tinue on Nov. 28. Beth­le­hem Choir meets Nov. 28, 4:20- 4:50pm

Reg­u­lar Sun­day School classes on Nov. 25, with open­ing in nave at 8:45am.

Oley Clus­ter Mis­sion trip to Puerto Rico in Fe­bru­ary. For more info call Pr. Gene Zaiser at Trin­ity Lutheran Church in Bech­telsville, 610-369-1281.

Poin­set­tia or­ders for Christ­mas Eve now be­ing taken.

WELCA candy mak­ing Nov. 30, Dec. 1.

Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meet­ing on Nov. 28, 6 p.m.

Women’s Re­treat at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Boy­er­town, Jan. 19, 9am3pm.

Huff’s Union Church

540 Con­rad Rd., Al­bur­tis (Here­ford Town­ship)

Ger­man Lan­guage Ad­vent Com­mu­nion Ser­vice will be held on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

Good Shep­herd UCC

35 W Philadel­phia Ave., Boy­er­town

On Nov. 25, Pas­tor Kim­berly Berenotto 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.

Tues­day: Wal­nut Woods Com­mu­nion at 9:30 am; All are wel­come.

Wed­nes­day: Can­tata Choir Re­hearsal at 7 pm; Se­nior Choir Re­hearsal at 8pm.

Thurs­day: Chest­nut Knoll Com­mu­nion at 1 pm; All are wel­come.

Satur­day: Boy­er­town Pinochle Club from 5:30 to 9 pm; All are wel­come.

Dec. 7: Live Na­tiv­ity and Open House from 3 to 9 pm; All are wel­come.

Dec. 8: Pasta Night with Santa from 4 to 7:30 pm to Ben­e­fit the Spread the Sparkle for Devin Cam­paign for a new or­gan for Good Shep­herd. Spaghetti, baked ziti, (gluten-free pasta avail­able), Al­fredo, meat­balls, salad, bread, drinks and desserts. Free pic­tures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Tick­ets for sale. Free for chil­dren ages 3 and younger. Call the Church Of­fice at 610-367-2842 to make reser­va­tions. Tick­ets are also avail­able at the door as well as take-out or­ders.

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.

Shep­herd of the Hills Church

527 Hoff­mansville Road, Bech­telsville

Care boxes will be pre­pared for col­lege stu­dents and mil­i­tary on Sun­day morn­ing.

The Young Adults will meet Sun­day at 5:30 p.m. in the par­lor.

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

A blessed Thanks­giv­ing to you all! The church of­fice is closed on Thanks­giv­ing Day and Mon­day, in ob­ser­vance of the hol­i­day.

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. on Sun­day for wor­ship. On Sun­day we ob­serve the Reign of Christ with com­mu­nion cel­e­brated. We wel­come Linc Noecker as our mu­si­cian for the day!

JAM (Je­sus and Me) class 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. Youth Choir will meet to re­hearse af­ter the ser­vice.

Fol­low­ing the ser­vice, join in the “Christ­mas-at-Sea” pro­gram in Memo­rial Hall. A Thrivent Ac­tion Team Grant has pro­vided St. Luke with seed money to par­tic­i­pate in this hol­i­day ini­tia­tive, which is a min­istry of Sea­far­ers In­ter­na­tional House. St. Luke has been chal­lenged to fill 20 satchels to be dis­trib­uted to Sea­far­ers, docked in Philadel­phia at Christ­mas­time.

The Com­mu­nity Cloth­ing Rack will be open Wed­nes­day from 1-4 p.m. for cloth­ing distri­bu­tion.

Hand­bell choir will re­hearse Wed­nes­day at 6:30 p.m., and the Se­nior Choir will re­hearse at 7:30 p.m.

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.

Nov. 25 is Christ the King Sun­day. 10:15 a.m. Wor­ship Ser­vice As­sis­tants will be Greeters: Becky Yescav­age & Karen Hoff­man, Ush­ers: Randy Kehl, Os­car & Angie Smith, Kay Mc­Gowan, Acolyte: Ryan Isett, Cru­cifer: Lau­ren Isett, Lec­tor: Jan­ice Sheetz, Nurs­ery: Heidi Yescav­age, Con­fir­ma­tion Class 6 pm.

The Can­tata “Rhap­sody in Blue­grass” will be pre­sented on Dec. 16 at the 10:15 AM wor­ship ser­vice, fol­lowed by a Potluck Lun­cheon. Snow Date will be Dec. 30. A sec­ond pre­sen­ta­tion of the Can­tata will be held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 30 fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments.

Nov. 26: 6:30pm Boy Scouts

Nov. 27: 6:30 pm Cub Scouts, 7 pm Dis­ci­ple­ship Mtg.

Nov. 28: 6:30 pm Sr. Choir Prac­tice, 7:30 pm Can­tata Prac­tice

Nov. 29: 6:30pm TLC Stitch­ers.

Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic

222 Niantic Road, Barto Wor­ship with us on Christ the King Sun­day on Nov. 25 at our wor­ship ser­vices at 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Bridge Pas­tor, Pr. David Pen­man, will be lead­ing the con­gre­ga­tion in a Holy Com­mu­nion wor­ship ser­vice, preach the morn­ing ser­mon, as well as present the Chil­dren’s Ser­mon at the 7:45 a.m. ser­vice. Pat Moser will present the Chil­dren’s Ser­mon at the 10:15 a.m. ser­vice. Con­fir­ma­tion will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I for their ex­tended class. Sun­day School for chil­dren will be held in room B and Sun­day School for the Adults will be held in room H with both be­gin­ning at 9:00 a.m. Those min­is­ter­ing at the 7:45 a.m. ser­vice are: Acolyte; OPEN, Cross Bearer: OPEN, Lec­tor; Terry Flicker, Com­mu­nion As­sist: Stephen Hoff­man and Greeters/ Ush­ers; Terry Flicker and Roy Hoff­man. Those min­is­ter­ing at the 10:15 a.m. ser­vice are: Acolyte; Jack­son Moser, Cross Bearer: Hunter Fran­cisco, Lec­tor; Holly Fran­cisco, Com­mu­nion As­sist; Heather Moser and Greeters/Ush­ers; Holly Fran­cisco and Mike Ap­pold. Im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the 10:15 wor­ship ser­vice, we will be dec­o­rat­ing the church for the sea­son of Ad­vent.

Of­fice Hours for the week of Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 will be 9 a.m. to noon ex­cept on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29 in which the church of­fice will be closed. Please call the church of­fice and if a pas­toral emer­gency, Bridge Pas­tor’s in­for­ma­tion is listed. The Church Coun­cil will meet on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the par­lor. On Nov. 28, the Bell Choir will re­hearse at 6:30 p.m. fol­lowed by the re­hearsal of the Se­nior Choir at 7:30 p.m. The Girl Scouts will meet on Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the so­cial hall.

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