Sunday, May 13: Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10:15 a.m. Worship begins.Monday, May 14: Stewardship & Evangelism, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 15: Bible Study, 10 a.m.

Thursday, May 17: Miller Keystone Blood Mobile - Baly Mennonite, 3-8 p.m.

Sunday, May 20: Seventh Sunday of Ester. 9 a.m. Sunday School: 10:15 a.m. worship begins.

St. Luke's Lutheran Obelisk

The Rev. James A. Shelly will conduct services at the 8 a.m. Holy Communion and the 10:15 a.m. worship services.

The sermon title is: "Jesus Brings True Peace."

The following children will be baptized at the 10:15 a.m. worship service: Lauren Marie Homa, born to parents John and Meredith Homa on May 10, 2006, and Shannon Marie Samony, born to parents John and Sherie Samony on October 18, 2006. You are most welcome.

Members participating at the 8 a.m. Holy Communion service are: Caroline Rahn, Head Usher; John Rose Sr., John Rose, Jr., Greeters; Kylee Rose, Acolyte; Gail Faust, Reader; and Dennis Faust, Communion Assistant.

Members participating at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Nelson Swartley, Head Usher; David Semmens, Charles Steinle, Greeters; Katie Rhoads, Acolyte; Joe Breidor, Bob Matsko, Ushers; and Lance Breidor, Reader.

Drama Kids International meets from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall on Monday. Brownies meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Trinity Lutheran Church Bechtelsville

Sunday School 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:15 a.m., Contemporary Worship Service, the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 8 a.m., Sunday School discussion class for parents, the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 9 a.m.

Sunday, May 13th - Mother's Day.

7-10 a.m. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast 9 a.m. Sunday School.

10:15 a.m. Worship Service w/Communion. 4:30 p.m. Confirmation.

Monday, May 14th- 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts.

Tuesday, May 15th - 7 p.m. Vacation Bible School Meeting

Wednesday, May 16th - 7 p.m. Bible Study

Thursday, May 17th - 6:30 p.m. Sr. Choir Practice

Good Shepherd UCC Boyertown

On Sunday, May 13, the various choirs of Good Shepherd will participate in the church services at 7:45 and 10:20 a.m. The theme of the day will be "For the Love of God's Family.

Members of the Cantata Choir are: Dolly Adams, Dawn Bader, Holly Bosler, Deena Christie, Suzanne Halstead, Elaine Mehle, Charlotte Povemba, Pat Reinert, Coral Shuey, Donna Strunk, Emma Jane Trout, Debra Fetterman, Eleanor Fetterman, Clyde Bucher, Dennis Christie, Ralph Eidle, Ted Fetterman, Gerald Gabel, Mike Mehle, Alton Schmoyer, Gary Halstead, and Charles Specht. Robin Ward is the pianist and Matthew Wary the Director. Members of the Men's Choir include Ralph Eidle, Gerald Gabel, Brad Reinert, Alton Schmoyer and Charles Specht. Members of the Junior and Chime Choirs include: Emily Favinger, Sarah Kean, Noah Kean, Ava Longacre, and Liam Esterly. Members of the Cherub Choir are the children of the Sunday School up to grade 2. They are directed by Kathy Boyer.

Mother's Day will be observed as each mother will receive a small gift. A special BabyManna offering will be taken to help feed infants in need. Bo Bernhard will present a Mission Moment on BabyManna.

The Confirmation Class will rehearse for Confirmation Sunday. They will meet at 4:30 p.m.

New Members received on Sunday, May 6 were: Marc and Tara Barker, Dwayne Bolen, William and Linda Flederbach, Paul and Sarah Forsythe, Laverne Fronheiser, Sheila Hess, Colleen Kamertz, John Klauder, Doris LaMonaca, Jon Mushinski, Dustin Schondelmaier and Pamela Smith.

Pastor and Mrs. Halstead will host the Youth Group at their home for a Bar-B-Que.

Wednesday -Jr/Chime Choir at 5 p.m., Senior Choir at 7 p.m., Consistory at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday - Staff Meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday The

- Revitalization Team will meet at Mensch Mill. Next Sunday The

- Confirmation Class of 2007 will be confirmed at the 10:20 service.

A special concert will be held at Good Shepherd at 6:30 p.m. Jerry Leggett, a UCC pastor, who is touring the United States presenting concerts for peace will be participating in the morning worship services as well as giving the evening concert. The concert is open to the public.

Shepherd of the Hills Bechtelsville

The FWC Regional meeting will be held at Egypt Community Church in Whitehall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Moppet workers will be honored at a brunch Wednesday morning. Also Wednesday, the Volunteer Home Care board will meet at the church.

Confirmation class rehearsal and pictures will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Boy Scout Troop 291 meets Monday nights, 7 p.m. Cub Scout Pack 291 meets Thursdays, 7 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al Anon meets in the church on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. AA groups also meet at the church on Wednesday (8 p.m.), Thursday (12:15 and 8:30 p.m.), Saturday (8 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m.). B.I.L.Y. (for parents of

rebellious teens) meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

St. Columbkill Church Boyertown

Lifeline of Berks County annual Mother's Day Carnation sale will be held on May 12 and 13th. For 35 years lifeline has provided free pregnancy testing, ultrasound tests and counseling to help women to make life-affirming choices. They provide needy women and their children with baby furniture, food, clothing and assistance in obtaining medical help. They also strive to keep families together. Help them to continue our ministry by generously supporting the carnation drive this year.

Saturday May 19, the ALOH will sponsor their Annual Golf Outing at Twin Ponds Golf Club; tee-off 9:44 a.m. The $75 entrance fee covers golf, cart, snacks, a meal at the end of the outing and much, much more. Proceeds benefit Operation Children and other AOH charities. Call Tom Miller (610-369-0689) or Al Recke (610-367-5576) for tickets or information.

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Sassamansville

A service of worship will be held on Sunday, May 13 at 10:15 a.m. The Rev. George M. Harpel will conduct the service.

Participating are Margie Dawson, reader; Walter and Josephine Dittman and Allen and Ruthy Heydt, ushers; Linda Harpel, acolyte. Staffing the nursery is Dianne and Ashlee Diehl.

Monday, May 14, 6 p.m. the Mutual Ministry committee will meet.

Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m., Ascension Day Communion Service.

St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Boyertown

Get ready . . . "Girls Night Out" is coming. On Friday, May 11, (the Friday before Mother's Day) women and girls of all ages are invited to dinner that will be served by the men and boys.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is coming to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster. Members of St. John's will travel by a charter bus on Saturday, May 19. The cost per adult member is $45. Children (ages 18 and under) are only $10. There are only seven tickets left.

Puppets of Praise "Rescue" Concert: Join us after Saturday at Six worship on May 19 in the Fellowship Hall (show begins at 7 p.m.) and let the Puppets of Praise help you in getting "Rescued."

The next issue of the Eagle Messenger (June / July Issue) is being created. All submissions must be emailed to akershaw@stjohnsboyertown.org by Tuesday, May 15.

Aquarium Trip: On Saturday, May 12, the TGIF youth will be traveling to Camden, N.J., to visit Adventure Aquarium. The cost is $9.50 for youth and $13 for adults. We will be purchasing lunch at the aquarium. Please bring $10- $12 for lunch and any additional money for souvenirs. We will meet at St. John's at 8 a.m. in the Youth Room.

Christ Lutheran Church Barto

The Sixth Sunday of Easter will be observed on May 13, with services at 7:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. At both services Pastor William E. Braun will offer a meditation meant to enlarge our understanding of God's love for us. At the 10:15 service, there will be a special message for the children.

Once again participate we will participating in the Baby Manna Program. Baby Manna raises funds for the Greater Philadelphia Food Bank. 100% of all money collected for the Baby Manna Program will be used to purchase infant formula and baby food for their network of over 800 member charitable agencies in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties.

The Men's Bible Study meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.. The Morning Bible Study group meets at 9:30 a.m. every Friday and is led by Pastor Braun.

A nursery for preschool children is available at each 10:15 a.m. service. Sunday School for all ages is held at 9 a.m., including an adult Bible Study class.

Hope Church UMC Douglassville

Hope Church, N. Monocacy Creek Rd., presents their spring ..."Singspiration" to be held on Saturday, May 12 at 6 p.m. Free admission. Invite a friend to a night of worship and song!

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