Good Shepherd UCC, 35 W Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown
On Feb. 17, we continue our Celebrating Ministry Worship Series honoring the importance of ministry by the Youth in our Church. Youth Members will deliver the message and lead the services at the 7:45 am and 10:20 am services (nursery available at second service); All are welcome; Girl Scouts at 6:30 pm; Christian Journeys at 7pm in the Chapel; All are welcome.
Wednesday: Shepherd’s Café from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; Pay as you are able; All are welcome; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 7 pm.
Music program includes Cherub, Youth & Senior Choir, Cantata Choir, Orchestra and Handbells; All are welcome. Groups who meet regularly include Youth, Relay for Life Teams, Le Leche and multiple quilting groups; call the office at 610-367-2842 for more information.
Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville
Scout Sunday was observed on Feb. 10. Scouts Ellis Pail and Jason Moyer led the congregation in pledges to the Christian and American flag. Ellis and Jason were joined by James Moyer and Caleb Silver to serve as ushers.
Scout Troop #291 will have an overnight at the church on Friday.
Boy Scouts meet Monday at 7 p.m. Cub Scouts meet Thursday at 7 p.m. AA groups meet at the church on Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Al Anon meets in the church on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Hill Church, 244 Koch Road, Boyertown
Feb. 17: 6th Sunday after Epiphany
Feb. 24: 7th Sunday after Epiphany
March 3: Transfiguration Sunday, Holy Communion
Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30 p.m.) Choirs continue on Feb. 20. Bethlehem Choir meets Feb. 20, 4:20- 4:50 p.m.
Regular Sunday School classes continue on Feb. 17, with opening in nave at 8:45 a.m.
Ignite the Hill Valentine’s Day babysitting Feb. 16, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., limit 10 children. Next meeting Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Miller-Keystone Blood Drive at the church Feb. 19, 2-7 p.m.
Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meeting on Feb. 20, 6 p.m.
Souper Bowl fundraiser- thanks to all who contributed.
Regular worship and Sunday School times: Worship at 7:45 & 10am; Sunday School, including Confirmation class, at 8:45am.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville
Our Sunday Worship Services are 10:15 a.m., Sunday School 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship Service 8 a.m., the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.
Feb. 17 is the 6th Sunday after the Epiphany: 8 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m., Worship Service with Communion. The Worship Assistants will be Greeters: Dan & Kathy Kuser, Ushers: Dan Ritter, Bob McElwee, Gene Reidenauer, Carl Schaeffer, Jr., Servers: Terry Kemp & Diane McElwee, Lector: Sheila Eddinger, Nursery: Sharon Renninger. Confirmation Class at 6 p.m.
CDs of the Christmas Cantata, “Rhapsody in Bluegrass” are available for purchase. See Fred Isett to purchase.
Boy Scout Troop 511 will sponsor Hoagie Sales February through May on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Place orders on the 2nd Tuesday. There is ham, turkey, Italian or cheese—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.
Feb. 18: 6:30 p.m. Scouts
Feb. 19: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts
Feb. 20: 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice
Feb. 20: 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice
Feb. 21: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers.
In the event of inclement winter weather, news of cancellations or postponements of church activities will be posted on Channel 69, at WFMZ.com, or log on to the Trinity’s website www.trinitybech.com.
Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road, Barto
Worship with us on Sixth Sunday after Epiphany on Feb. 17 at our ONE worship services at 9 a.m. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman will lead the congregation in a Holy Communion worship service, present the Children’s Sermon as well as present the Sermon for the morning. Confirmation will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I. Sunday School for all ages will be held in room B at 8:15 a.m. The Adult Sunday School class will be held in room H at 10:15 a.m. Those ministering at the 9 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Catherine Shade, Lector; Evan Shade, and Greeters/Ushers; Kelly and Shawn Shade.
The Church Office will be closed on Feb. 18 in observance of President’s Day. The Grief Group will meet for lunch on Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Americana Diner, Rte. 100. Choir rehearsals will be held on Feb. 20 with Bells beginning at 6:30 p.m. and Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m. Christ Lutheran members are invited to join area church and the community in the Miller-Keystone Blood Drive being held on Feb. 21 from 2:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Calvary UCC, Rte. 100. The Girl Scouts will meet in the social hall of the church on Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville
Our 8:30 a.m. Bible Study will be held Sunday. We will meet to explore the lectionary readings of the day. Come to ponder. Come to discuss. Come to listen. Come to learn.
Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday for worship. On Sunday we will celebrate the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany. The sermon will focus on Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, and specifically, The Resurrection of the Dead. We welcome Pat Nyce as our guest organist for the day!
The Adult Forum will study first Corinthians, discussing “What then am I?” based on Corinthians 3:1-4:5.
Presidents Day is observed Monday, and the church office will be closed.
The Senior Breakfast Group will meet Wednesday morning at 8 a.m at Saville’s. Come join the fun, food and fellowship!
The Community Clothing Rack will be open on Wednesday for shoppers from 1-4 p.m.
Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m., and Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.
Blessings of February! St. Luke Church welcomes you! Please join us as we celebrate and share the many gifts we’ve been given, as well as those we give. All are welcome!
Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100 Barto
Join us on Feb. 17 at 10:15 am for our Worship Service led by Pastor Linda.
Faith Formation for all ages takes place at 9 am Sunday mornings. What is Faith Formation? You know this as Sunday School. It’s about gathering and sharing, learning and listening, questioning and wrestling. It’s about going deeper and forming (or re-forming, or informing) our faith. Currently, the Adult Faith Formation class is exploring the Parables of Jesus. The Confirmation Class is delving into who Jesus is for us today. All are invited to join us!
Mark your calendars! Our first community meal of 2019 will be held Feb. 23. All are invited to come to the table to be fed with food and with companionship. All are welcome at the table!
Bible Study meets on most Monday afternoons at 1:30 pm. New faces are always welcome, please contact the church for the upcoming scheduled dates if interested in attending.
Did you know Calvary has a book club? We would love for you to join us. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions or are interested in being part of this time of reading and sharing, please contact the church office.
Remember, you are always welcome and wanted at Calvary United Church of Christ. For no matter where you are on life’s journey, there is a place for you in our family of faith.
Join us on Facebook by searching Calvary United Church of Christ-Barto! Everyday Pastor Linda will have a post of inspiration! This may be a prayer, quote or something else.