St. Peter's UCC of Molltown

219 Maidencreek Rd., Fleetwood

Dec. 1: Christmas Bazaar with crafts, cookies, white elephant and lunch 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 610-944-9418

Dec. 9: 10:15 a.m. worship service features The Reading A Capella Voices

Dec. 16: 10:15 a.m. worship service features Linda & Mike Hertzog

St. Mary Roman Catholic Church

94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township

Monday- Eucharistic Adoration and Service at 7 p.m.; Tuesday- Eucharistic Adoration at 6 p.m.; Mass at 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday- Mass at 9 a.m. Weekend Masses- Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

Nov. 29: Senior exercise, aerobics and fitness class, 9:30 a.m.

Dec. 1: Men of the Parish Pre-Advent breakfast and meeting, 8 a.m.

Dec. 2: PREP Religious Education classes, 9 a.m.

Dec. 3: Senior exercise, aerobics and fitness class, 9:30 a.m.

Northern Berks Ministerium

An Advent Series will take place on Thursdays through December. Worship services begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by a soup buffet. Freewill offerings will benefit the Ministerium’s outreach assistance fund. The schedule: Dec. 6 at St. Mary Church (Tilden); Dec. 13 at Zion Lutheran (Perry); Dec. 20 at Friedens Church (Shartlesville).

Monthly Faith at the Movies at the Hamburg Strand Theater continues. Admission includes a small drink and popcorn and a donation to the Ministerium fund. Movies begin at 7 p.m. Showing on Dec. 11 “The Fourth Wise Man” (1985).

New Jerusalem Zion UCC

1456 Krumsville Rd., Krumsville

Dec. 8: Christmas Cookie & Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to noon at New Jerusalem Zion UCC, Route 737, across from Greenwich Elementary. For information, call 610-756-6892.

Salem EC Church


Our Worship Service was held at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School for all ages at 10:30 a.m. A guest speaker brought us the message “The Power of Prayer” based on Matthew 6:5-15. Our greeters were Craig and Tina Kutz. Our nursery attendant was Jen Mulgrew. Junior church leaders were Loray Owens and Karen Mohn. Please contact us, 610-562-5033, for dates and times of our Men’s and Women’s Groups. Time-Out & Breakaway are on Dec. 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

First Reformed Church

76 S. Third Street, Hamburg

The Sunday Worship Service, led by Rev. Darryl Hamm, starts at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday School will begin at 9 a.m.

Bible Study is Mondays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday School is growing! There is a need for teachers and helpers. If interested in teaching, assisting, playing piano, contact Ann Marie Henne at church or call her at 484-239-1547.

Looking for someone to lead the monthly after-church social. Contact Karen in the church office.

Help is needed to bake, assemble, and deliver Holiday Cheer packages and to send cards to our friends not often seen in church. See Marilyn Brandt or contact the church office. Place baked items in the auditorium by Dec. 15. Assembly of packages is Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. Deliveries will be made during the week of Dec. 16.

Salvation Army Christmas Angel cards are still available, have gift at church by Dec. 2.

The Salvation Army Hamburg Service Center is in need of Bell Ringers for the 2018 Red Kettle Christmas season, call 610-562-3576.

Red Christmas Poinsettias to beautify the church are available for purchase. Pick up plants after the Candlelight or Christmas Eve service. Deadline to order is Dec. 9. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be given to the First UCC Memorial Fund.

Huff’s Union Church

540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis (Hereford Township)

Dec. 2: 7 p.m. German Language Advent Communion Service

St. Michael's Church


Dec. 2, we worship at 10:15 a.m. We celebrate the First Sunday in Advent with Hanging of the Greens. The church will be decorated during the service as we anticipate and prepare for the celebration of the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ. Members will hang chrismons on the trees. A chrismon is a Christian symbol representing Jesus Christ. The termchrismon comes from the Latin phrase "Christi monogramma", meaning "monogram of Christ.” Readers explain all the symbols of Christmas.

Angel Tree gifts for Bethany Children’s Home should be returned by Nov. 29.

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