Shepherd of the Hills Church, Bechtelsville

The annual Father's Day car show will be held on church grounds beginning at noon Sunday.

Sonrise National Park Vacation Bible School will be held from June 18-22 from 9 - 11:45 a.m.

Boy Scouts will meet Monday, 7 p.m.

Al Anon meets in the church on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. AA groups also meet at the church on Wednesday (8p.m.), Thursday (12:15 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m.)

Shepherd of the Hills Church is located at 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Obelisk

The Rev. Paul Chapman will conduct the 8 a.m. Holy Communion and the 10:15 a.m. Praise Service at Saint Luke's Lutheran Church, Route 73 and Neiffer Road, Obelisk.

Members participating in the 8 a.m. Holy Communion Service are: Ben Meyers, Head Usher; Joyce Brothers, Spencer Brothers, Greeters; Coleen Tray, Acolyte; and Charlotte Christman, Reader and Communion Assistant.

The Praise Service will be held in the Fellowship Hall and will be led by the band, Messenger, consisting of members Lance Breidor on bass, guitar, and keyboard, Dennis Faust on vocals and guitar, Gail Faust on vocals and keyboard, Al Fink on guitar, Vicky Gaucker on vocals, Doug Killough on vocals, bass, guitar, Smoky Panepinto on vocals, bass, and keyboard, David Semmens on banjo, and Walt Pickell on drums and vocals.

Members participating at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Connie Panepinto, Head Usher; Ken & Judy Hunsberger, Ushers; Don & Cheryl Weldon, Ushers, and Carol Welch, Reader.

Handicapped facilities are available. Saint Luke's website is

Trinity Lutheran Church, Bechtelsville

Rev. Eugene C. Zaiser, Pastor 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

610-369-1281 We have returned to our Summer Worship Schedule. Worship is at 9:00AM each Sunday with no Sunday School or Contemporary Worship. We will return to our regular worship schedule on Sunday, September 2nd.

Sunday, June 10th, Pastor Zaiser recognized our graduates, congratulations to our members Susan K. Stimmel, graduated from Capitol University, Kenneth Berger, Jr. graduated from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Chelsea Miller graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High School and will be attending PA Institute of Massage Therapy and Haley Heydt, graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High School and will be attending Seton Hall University and to our family and friends Jillian Stauffer, graduated from Gilford College and will be attending Temple University and also Maegan Day, graduated from Brandywine High School and will be attending Alvernia University and also to Tyler Anderson, graduated from Schuylkill Valley High School and will be attending The University of Missouri.

Trinity is participating in Boyertown's Relay for Life event on June 23. The event raises money for the American Cancer Society. Thrivent will be

supplementing funds raised by our team. If you'd like to donate, please make a check out to Trinity Lutheran Church and note on the check that it is for Relay for Life.

Join us for an Amazing Dessert Journey at our Vacation Bible School, July 23-27th, 6:15-8:30PM. We will be welcoming children ages 3 yrs. old thru sixth grade. Please invite family members, neighbors, and friends to be part of this amazing journey. For more information, please contact the church office.

Trinity's events for the upcoming week:

Sunday, June 17th-Father's Day--3rd Sunday after Pentecost-9:00 a.m. Worship Service with Communion, the Worship Assistants for this service will be: Greeters: Alverda Hausman & Mardell Miller, Ushers: Robert Eshbach, Bill Wiles, Carl Schaeffer, Jr., MIke Thrasher, Servers: Linda Ritter & Betty Moore, Bell Ringer: Roy Romig, Monday, June 18th-6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, & Tuesday, June 19th-6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, 7:00 p.m. Discipleship Mtg.

For more information, please call or check out our website:

Christ Lutheran Church, Barto

Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road, Barto will observe the Third Sunday after Pentecost on Sunday, June 17, 2012 with services at 7:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Pastor Matthew Ollikainen will preach at both services and will present the Children's Sermon at the 10:15 a.m. service. Sunday School for children will resume in the fall. Sunday School for adults will continue to be held at 9:00 a.m. in room I. Those ministering at the 7:45 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Erik Ollikainen, Lector; OPEN; and Ushers; Kay and Jim Barr. Those ministering at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Kallie Carter, Lector; Joyce Wood, Greeters (U): Kelli Brown and (D): Dan Brown and Ushers; Debbie Pienta and Mike Appold. s

On Thursday, June 21 at 9:30 a.m., the assembly of the July newsletter and Sunday's bulletins will be held in the parlor.

The church is located at 222 Niantic Road between routes 663 and 100 about a mile east of Bally. A nursery for preschool children is available at each 10:15 am service. Sunday school for all ages is held at 9 a.m. An Adult Bible Study class is held on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The church is handicapped accessible. The church website is

St. Joseph's Hill Lutheran Church,

Boyertown Worship news: Thank you to members of Epiphany, our praise band, for leading the music at the late service on 6/10.

Congratulations to our graduates, who were recognized at the 10am service- Gabriella Antonio, Amie Benfield, Jenna Benfield, Matt Cottelese, Avery Rose, and Ellie Tracy

June 17- 3rd Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Lynda Elmer leading worship

June 24- John the Baptist- lay leadership

Choir rehearsal schedule- Senior Choir- Wednesdays at 7:30pm

Christian Education News: Thank you to those who worked at and all who supported the bake sale at the Boyertown CVS on June 9. The Oley Valley Food Pantry will benefit from your donations and that of Thrivent Financial.

Vacation Bible School: June 18-22, 9-11:30am; helpers needed; juice and healthy snacks as well.

Youth News: Godspeed to those who are traveling to the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans

Other News: Thank you to Arthur Breitkreutz for making the frames and framing the Pastor pictures and bios, and to Alan Wood for hanging them in the hallway in the new addition.

Thank you to the Organ Committee, Alan and Ben Wood, and all who researched, prepared the nave, and otherwise helped with replacement and installation of our new organ and sound system. A dedication of both will take place in July.

June 24- Fellowship Event- 'Hairspray' at Muhlenberg College. Tickets available.

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St. Joseph's is located at the intersection of Koch Road and Franklin Street in Pike Township (mailing address: 244 Koch Road, Boyertown, 19512). All are welcome to worship and other events held at St. Joseph's Hill. Please visit our website at for a calendar of events, history, a pastor's page, day care and pre-school info, and updates on construction of the addition to our fellowship hall.

Worship times: Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages at 8:45 a.m.

Church office phone 610-369-0990; fax 610-369-0912; email at

Day Care and Pre-School phone 610-367-1980; email

Bad weather cancellation info- call the church office and wait for message, or go online to

Boyertown Mennonite Church, 275 Mill St.,

Boyertown On Sunday, June 17 we have Sunday School classes for all ages from 9-10 a.m., and worship at 10 o'clock. Pastor Shenk will peach on 'Stewardship.' Join us to celebrate Father's Day. Every Monday we have quilting open to anyone interested between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. We can be reached at 610-369-1974 or email at

We can be reached at 610-369-1974 or email at

Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Boyertown

On Saturday, June 16, Pastor and Mrs. Christie, Dolly Adams, David and Emma Trout will serve as delegates at the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference Annual Meeting in Lansdale. There will be Vacation Bible School training in room 1 at 10:00a.m.

On Sunday, June 17, Pastor Dennis Christie will deliver the sermon at 7:45 and 10:20 a.m.Serving as Liturgists at 10:00 will be Kim Mallatratt.

Monday –Scouts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday – 3:00pm – Prayer Group, 7:00pm – Vacation Bible School training in room 1.

Good Shepherd United Church of Christ meets at 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown PA 19512.

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