St. Luke Lutheran Church

35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville

We invite you to join us for worship at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. On this Sunday, and more to come, we invite you to worship with us via livestream video from St. Luke. Our doors may be closed, but our hearts are open, and our prayers abound!! You’re welcome to find us on our Facebook page. You can look at www.stlukegilbertsville.org.

Sunday is the fourth Sunday after Pentecost, and, at St. Luke, the gospel lesson from Matthew 10:40-42, about Jesus welcoming those he sends. [Jesus said to the twelve:] 40“Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.”

A “virtual coffee hour” follows the service, beginning at 10:30.

On Wednesday evenings, we invite you to join us at 7:15, as we share in “Silence, Simplicity, and Prayer.”

Should our county be moved into the “Green Stage” of recovery by Gov. Wolf, we look forward to the possibility of outdoor worship, beginning July 5!

Our weekly activities, meetings, and rehearsals are cancelled. Also, the Community Clothing Rack is closed, in accordance with the requests of the governor. We are practicing lots of hand washing and social distancing!

Pick up your phone, and call a loved one, or a friend you haven’t talked with in awhile and pray together. Should you need to contact us at St. Luke, please call 610-367-9738.

Trinity Lutheran Church

1749 S. Main St., Bechtelsville

We have returned to in-house worship service, with two services, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. We will also continue to livestream our services at 10:30 a.m. If you wish to worship in-house, please call the church office and make a reservation with the secretary, we can only accommodate 25. Please place your offering envelope in the plate in the Narthex. Any questions, please contact the church office at 610-369-1281.

The Church Office Door now has a Mail Slot, if you wish to drop off your offering envelope or other mail, after church office hours, you may do so.

WAWA Hoagie Coupons are available to purchase for $4 per coupon and now we are supporting “In Ian’s Boots & the PJ Project. The coupons are available in the church office, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You save on the cost of the hoagie and a portion of the purchase price comes back to In Ian’s Boots and the PJ Project. This is a WIN WIN for everyone.

Miller Keystone has canceled all May blood drives creating a deficit of a one day supply due to the start up of elective surgeries. The Blood Centers are open and are encouraging donations done with physical distancing and following CDC recommendations. The Reading location is near the airport. Call 610-926-6060 for an appointment. The Allentown location is near Lehigh Valley Hospital. Call 610-820-0962 for an appointment.

Need a ride? We have volunteers in the congregation who are willing to provide transportation to medical appointments, etc., for those who can’t find a ride. Please contact Pastor Zaiser 610-322-0901 if you need a ride or would like to volunteer as a driver.

Good Shepherd UCC

35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown

On Sunday, June 28, Good Shepherd will celebrate Graduate Sunday and continue to worship online. Our services can be found on-line at www.gsuccboyertown.org. We invite everyone to connect with us online for worship, prayers, and other resources. You can connect with us on our website or like us on Facebook (facebook.com/GoodShepherdUCCBoyertown/).

While we are in the process of social distancing, please check out our website daily for inspirational messages from Pastor Matthew Hoover and Pastor Kimberly Berenotto. We hope there you may find peace in the midst of anxiety and a community that will pray for you and your needs whether you are out of work or an essential worker. You can find information on our website about emailing our pastors with your prayer requests or any other requests.

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