Christ Lutheran Church
222 Niantic Road, Barto
Dec. 29: worship with us on the First Sunday of Christmas at our morning worship service beginning at 9 a.m. Pr. Ann Baly will lead the congregation in a Lessons and Carols worship service. Before the worship service (8:30 a.m.) as well as after the service (10:15 a.m.), you are invited to join in Coffee & Conversation in the Welcome Center. Confirmation will meet at 10:15 a.m. in room I. Those ministering at this service are: Acolyte; OPEN, Lector: Sue Hoffman, Assisting Minister: Janet Schaeffer, and Ushers/Greeter; Sue and Norman Hoffman.
Church office hours the week of Dec. 30: Dec. 30 closed, Dec. 31 open 9 to 11 a.m., Jan. 1 closed in observance of New Year’s Day; and then will reopen for normal hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 2 and Jan. 3.
St. Luke Lutheran Church
35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville
Sunday: Join us at 8:30 a.m. for our Adult Bible Study group to discuss the readings of the day. We’ll gather for worship at 9:30 a.m. On Sunday we’ll worship with a service of Lessons and Carols. Communion will be celebrated.
Church office: closed on New Year’s Eve. and New Year’s Day.
Community Clothing Rack: closed on New Year’s Day.
Handbell and choir: There will be no rehearsals.
Trinity Lutheran Church
1749 S. Main St., Bechtelsville
Dec. 29: the Frist Sunday after Christmas 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service. Worship Assistants will be Greeters Bill & Pat Brensigner; Ushers Howard & Waynette Shafer and Oscar & Angie Smith; Acolyte Logan Heimbach; Crucifer Owen Heimbach; Lector Bob Eshbach; and Nursery Heidi Yescavage.
Dec. 29: encore presentation of our Christmas Cantata, “The Winter Rose” by Joseph Martin at 3 p.m. There will be light refreshments following.
Scout Troop 511 Hoagie Sales: no hoagies in December. January sales will be the 3rd Tuesday. Place orders on the 2nd Tuesday. $5 each for choices of ham, turkey, Italian or Cheese with lettuce, onion, tomato, sides hot peppers or sweet peppers, Italian or mayo packets. To volunteer and to order as a new person, contact Kitty Isett. Pick up will be at the old store every month. Thank you to those who have ordered hoagies in the past years.
Good Shepherd UCC
35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown
Dec. 29: 9 a.m., join us for a Christmas Carol Sing (nursery available); All are welcome; Christian Journeys at 7 p.m. in Chapel; All are welcome.
Monday: Shepherd’s Café from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; all welcome to come in out of the cold for a hot lunch and pay as you are able. Boy Scouts at 7 p.m.
Saturday: Boyertown Pinochle Club meets from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Zwingli Hall; all welcome.
Music program: Cherub, Youth & Senior Choir, Cantata Choir, Orchestra and Handbells; all welcome.
Groups who meet regularly: Youth, Relay for Life Teams, Le Leche and multiple quilting groups; call 610-367-2842 for more information.
New Year Wishing
Linda & Mike Hertzog ring in the New Year with New Year Wishing at local churches.
Dec. 29: 10:15 a.m. Solomon’s UCC Church, Macungie.
Jan. 12: 10:30 a.m. Huff’s Church, Alburtis.
Jan. 19: 10:15 a.m. St. Peter’s UCC Church, Molltown.
Jan. 26: 10:15 a.m. Longswamp UCC Church, Mertztown.