Belleman's Church

Mohrsville

On Sunday, Jan. 24, Salem Belleman's Church, 3540 Belleman's Church Road, Mohrsville, celebrated the Third Sunday after Epiphany with the two regular worship services at 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. ˆ 

Helen Danenhower played the piano for the early service while Linda Hartman, the Director of Music Ministry, played the organ for the late service.ˆ  The scripture readings for the services were Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6,8-10 and 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a which were read by Robin Linderman at the early service and Dawne Clay at the late service.ˆ  The Gospel reading was from Luke 4:14-21.ˆ  Barry Spatz led both services and delivered the sermon. ˆ 

The Belleman's Mission Teams will be holding their popular Sandwich Sale on Thursday, Feb. 25.ˆ  The 10' (ham, Italian or turkey) sandwiches are $5 and will be available for pick-up and payment at the Belleman's Fellowship Hall from 4 till 6:30 p.m. (February 25th).ˆ  Please call the church office (610-926-0461) to order.

Please visit our Web site for more information about Belleman's, www.bellemanschurch.org.

The Bridge Church

The Bridge Church, 3561 Old 22, would like to extend an invitation to:

Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.: 'Hunger & Thirst' Prayer & Praise Service.

Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. New sermon series:

Jan. 31: 'Leave Boldly'

Feb. 7: 'Living a No-Regret Life'

Adult Bible Fellowship classes: Held Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m.: Fathered by God: Eight week men's Bible study (cost is $18 for book and participant guide.)

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.: Pastor's Welcome Class; How to Study the Bible; Marriage Builders and Open Bible Study.

Children's Ministries (grades K through 6) available Wedensdays at 7 p.m.: Royal Rangers and National Girls Ministries.

Momentum Youth Ministries (grades 7 through 12): Sundays at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. weekly. Come join us for lively praise and worship, fun activities and relevant topics of dicussion that relate to young people.

Please visit our Web site at www.hamburgbridge.com or call 610-562-2972.

Hamburg Seventh-day Adventist Church

Our Hamburg Community Church would like to extend an invitation to Sabbath morning services and weekly activities at 22 Willow Road, Tilden Twp. Hamburg, 610-562-7200.

Sabbath School for all ages is at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11:30 am. ˆ 

Sabbath, Jan. 30: Pastor Alex DuBee will be sharing the Word of God with us this Sabbath.. We will be having a fellowship meal following the service. All are welcome!

Our activities for the coming week include:

Monday Evening Jan. 18: The Community Services Clothing Outlet will take place from 6 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday Evening: Our Christian Service Prayer and visitation group will meet at 7 p.m.ˆ  If you would like a visit, give the church office a call.

Friday: Recovery Ministry (Cheri Peters on DVD) at 7 p.m. Sunset is 5:18 p.m.

Please visit our Web site,ˆ  www.hamburgsda.org for more information about the Hamburg Community Seventh-day Adventist Church or give Pastor Alex DuBee a call at 610-562-7200. He would love to talk with you!

Salem E.C. Church

Lenhartsville

This week at Salem Church the Discipleship groups will meet on various evenings.ˆ  Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. join us for the Digging Deeper Bible Study.ˆ  We will 'dig deeper' into the sermons from Jan. 17 and 24.ˆ  Thursday evening at 7 p.m. the 3-D Group will meet, Saturday at 10 a.m. the Saturday 3-D Group will meet and Saturday evening at 7 p.m. is Family Night.ˆ  Join us for lots of activities and fellowship.

During our worship service this week we recognized Michelle Capion as our Lay Minister of the week.ˆ  If you visited us for the Traditional service you were greeted by Dave and Sandy Epting and if you visited for the Contemporary Service you were greeted by Randy and Michele Hamlin.ˆ  The Ushers for Sunday were Craig and Tina Kutz and Travis & Jodi Petrie.ˆ  Our Nursery attendant was Charlotte Jacobs, the Toddler attendant was Kelley Burr, and the Jr. Church attendant was Amy Mengel.

The schedule for the week of Jan. 31 is:ˆ  Wednesday at 7 p.m. the Men & Women of Faith will meet, Thursday the 3-D Group will meet at 7 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m. the Saturday 3-D Group will meet, and Saturday evening at 7 p.m. is Family Night.

Mark your calendars for 'Time Out' on February 19th from 4 to 9 p.m. and the next Scrap-Booking class will also be Feb. 19 starting at 6 p.m.

Please feel welcomed to come and join us at any time.ˆ  For more information on Salem Church and our events you can visit us on the web atˆ  www.wearesalem.org. ˆ 

Our weekly bulletins, sermon outlines, and monthly newsletters are also posted on our web page.

St. Mary Roman Catholic

St. Mary Roman Catholic Church is located at 94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township.

Visit our Web site at www.rc.net/allentown/stmaryhamb. Weekend Masses are offered on Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 8 and 10:45 a.m.

Reconciliation is offered every Saturday from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. and before each daily Mass. Upcoming activities include:

Jan. 27: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Adult Education and RCIA: New mini-course- Christian Morality and Conscience: In the Image of God, week 1 of 6.

Jan. 31 begins the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

Feb. 1: 8 to 9:15 p.m. Adult Education: Bible Study (follows 7 p.m. Eucharistic Devotions)

Feb. 3: Feast of St. Blaise, 9 a.m. Mass will include the traditional blessings of throats; 7 - 8:30 p.m. Adult Education and RCIA: Christian Morality and Conscience: In the Image of God, week 2 of 6.

St. Michael's Church

Join us for worship on Jan. 31 at 10:15 a.m. for our worship service. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9 a.m.ˆ ˆ ˆ  ˆ 

The altar flower will be sponsored by Linda and Gary Lindermuth in honor of their daughter Cathy's birthday and in memory of Linda's mother, Eleanor Neiswender.ˆ  The second set of flowers is in honor of the marriage of Aaron Hoppes and Liza Snyder.ˆ ˆ ˆ ˆ  ˆ 

The bulletins will be sponsored by Gloria Kramer in memory of her husband, Larry, and brother, Daniel Balthaser, on their January birthdays. The worship assistants are as follows:ˆ  Council in Charge- Dorothy McLaughlin, Assisting Minister-Sally Harris, Lector-Angie Smith, Acolyte- Sierra Werley, Ushers-Margaret Bauer, Dale, Vickie and Tyler Mickle, Malika Wright, Jeremy Wagner.ˆ ˆ  ˆ 

Salem-Berne United Methodist Church

Join us Jan. 31 for morning worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.

The liturgist is Clyde Liddick and the greeters are Dennis and Debbie Sonday.

The children's message will be given by Sherri Moore and the acolyte is Emilee Sawyer.

The altar flowers are presented in honor of the 22nd wedding anniversary of Lee and Wendy Gerber.

On Jan. 27, Jr. choir meets at 6 p.m.

On Jan. 29, Youth Fellowship meets at 7 p.m.

Zion's Lutheran Church

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany will be celebrated on Sunday, Jan. 31, at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services.ˆ  The sermon theme is 'Gifted to Love.'

Choir rehearsal will be held on Wednesday evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bell choir will rehearse on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Friedens Church

Shartlesville

On Jan. 17, the rose on the altar was presented to the Glory of God and to honor thhe baptism of Katelyn Renee Warner by Friedens Church.

The altar flowers were presented to the Glory of God in memory of Lloyd E. Deppen III by Rose Lesniak.

On Jan. 24, the bulletins were in honor of son Rick Hartman's birthday, by Helen Kerschner.

The acolyte was Kassidy Baumann. The greeters were Helen Gingrich and Nancy Hartman. The reader was Kim Lutz, the ushers weer Rose and Megan Lesniak and Keith and Wade Phillips.

The assisting minister was Susan Phillips. The nursery helpers were Shirley Berger and Karli Phillips.

The children's church was Marilyn and Allie Barrall.

The children's sermon was given by Pastor Jerry.

The bread maker was Dorothy Kaminski.

At 10 a.m., Jan. 27 there is bible study, at 5:45 p.m. there is fellowship dinner, at 6:30 p.m. there is Bible study, at 7:30 p.m. there is senior choir rehearsal.

At 9:30 a.m., Jan. 28 there is Bible study.

At 8 a.m., Jan. 30 there is Men's Ministry.

At 7:45 a.m., Jan. 31 there is communion, at 9:15 a.m. there is Sunday School, at 10:30 a.m. there is worship.

The following people were elected to serve on church council at our November congregational meeting: Thomas Beahr, Sue Phillips, Pam Pozniak and Steve Heckman, Carl Horvath, Renee Watt (second term).

Following our 10:30 a.m. worship service we had our annual congregational meeting followed by a covered dish fellowship meal.

St Thomas Church

A selection by the Jubilation Ringers opened the worship service.ˆ  Jamie Weidman was the soloist for the New Generation Choir anthem.ˆ  A hymn of dedication, 'In Haiti, There is Anguish,' was sung by the congregation.ˆ  A special offering was received for HAITI RELIEF. ˆ 

It will be divided between 'Samaritan Purse' and 'Compassion.'ˆ  Four 'Compassion' children living in Haiti are sponsored by church members.ˆ  It's time to sign up for Vacation Bible School 2010.ˆ  Easter Musical rehearsals will begin on Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. ˆ 

The altar flowers were presented in memory of Elsie Kraatz by her children and grandchildren.ˆ  The fresh arrangement was presented in honor of the 16th birthday of Rachel Kemmerling by Mom, Bill, Jackie, Erik, Jared, and Kyra.

Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church

The worship assistants were Larry Sands, Tina Wehr, Sheryl Manrodt, Russ Leinbach, Stew Brodman, Paul Zerbe, and the Music and Worship Committee. ˆ 

A Congregational Meeting will be held on January 31.ˆ  The altar flowers were resented in honor of Mike McCann's birthday by his wife, Deb. ˆ 

The bulletin covers were presented in honor of Paul Zerbe's birthday by Joyce Zerbe and the bulletin inserts were presented in honor of Crystal Zerbe's 19th birthday by her grandparents, Joyce and Paul Zerbe.

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